#TBT Matt Goerke at Gopher Dunes If you have never seen sand specialist Rockstar Energy OTSFF Yamaha rider (and 2016 #1 rider) Matt Goerke put in two effortless motos at the infamous Gopher Dunes track, you owe it to yourself to be there next summer. I always go back to the comment made by John Nelson, “Someone needs to black flag Goerke. I think his throttle is stuck wide open!”
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#TBT 2012 Video Interview with Bobby Kiniry With Bobby Kiniry recently announcing his intention to go Pro Bass fishing in the next chapter of his competitive life, it seemed appropriate to dig up an old interview with the long-time Canadian Nationals competitor from New York State. Kyle Carruthers caught up with him at the 2012 Yamaha Press Ride Day up at Motopark. Thanks for all the great memories, Bobby. The
Throwback Thursday – 2007 Gopher Dunes National By Billy Rainford Today is travel day as we make our way from Ontario to Penticton, BC for rounds 5 and 6 of the Monster Energy Canadian National AX Tour presented by Royal Distributing. With that in mind, here’s a little #tbt to keep you busy for a while. Without looking them up first, how many of these riders can you name? Remember,
Throwback Thursday – 2011 Southwick National By Billy Rainford As we head into the final Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross race at Ironman MX in Crawfordsville, Indiana, I took a look at the Canadians who are going to line up and couldn’t help notice the similarity to the 2011 Southwick National. Here’s a quick look back at a tough day in Massachusetts. Let’s see how everyone does this weekend. See
#TBT When/Where Was This? By Billy Rainford If this shot looks vaguely familiar to the current Rockstar Energy MX Nationals, that’s because this isn’t the first time Honda Canada TLD GDR rider Kyle Keast from Lindsay, Ontario, has ridden a Honda with the big #30 on it. Without going to the Google machine, what year was this and what track was it?
#tbt 2014 ‘Calgary Whip Champion’ Colton Facciotti By Billy Rainford We’ve got two track on the Rockstar Energy MX National schedule that lend themselves nicely to this very unofficial and rather impromptu ‘Whip Contest’ we decided to start a couple years ago. We stood beside the big International Jump on the Wild Rose MX track in Calgary, Alberta, during free practice and started pointing our cameras at the riders as
Throwback Thursday: 2102 Nanaimo National By Billy Rainford With round 2 of the Rockstar Energy MX Nationals set to take place this weekend in Nanaimo, BC, I figured we’d have a quick, tongue-in-cheek look back to see how things were different 3 short years ago:
2011 Canadian MX Nationals Rider Intros By Billy Rainford With the 2015 season starting in just 3 days, this seemed appropriate:
Throwback Thursday: 2012 Mini O’s By Billy Rainford Let’s have a look back at some of the racers who were at the 2012 Florida Winter Olympics (Mini O’s) back in 2012 for this week’s Throwback Thursday. #tbt
Throwback Thursday: The Class of 2009 Flashback Photo Report By Billy Rainford If you’re ever looking for the next great North American motocross rider, you can usually head to the nearest big American Amateur National to find them. Some will argue against the necessity of these big-money events. I’ve heard the argument that some of the biggest new talent doesn’t have the opportunity to race all of these events. Well,