Tag "Vince Friese"

ICYMI | Catching Up with…Vince Friese

ICYMI | Catching Up with…Vince Friese By Billy Rainford We didn’t get to see the #39 in action here in Canada this past summer, as it belonged to Vince Friese and he never lined up for a moto. The polarizing 26-year-old rider came to Canada in 2014 and had one of the most memorable battles for a championship we’ve ever seen up here. His rival in the MX2 class was

Frid’Eh Update #39 Presented by OTSFF

Frid’Eh Update #39 Presented by OTSFF By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Welcome to Week #39 of the DMX Frid’Eh Update this week presented by OTSFF. We did n’t get to see the #39 in action here in Canada this past summer, as it belonged to Vince Friese and he never lined up for a moto. The polarizing 26-year-old rider came to Canada in 2014 and had one of the

Weston Peick Issues an Apology

Weston Peick Issues an Apology After Weston Peick‘s actions with Vince Friese at A1, Peick has issued the following apology: To My Friends, Fans and Sponsors, While I have had some time to absorb my actions of this past Saturday night I felt it was important to apologize for the way I handled myself in the heat of battle. I must admit, I have been overwhelmed by the support I

McThoughts: The Weston Peick/Vince Friese ‘Incident’

McThoughts: The Weston Peick/Vince Friese ‘Incident’ By Jeff McConkey By now, everyone has seen the Weston Peick/Vince Friese incident over and over again.  Before I get started, I would like to make it clear that I am not employed by MotoConcepts, and no I am not Vince Friese’s long lost cousin or anything like that. Vince has a history of questionable riding. Some call it dirty, and few just think

Weston Peick Punches Vince Friese

Weston Peick Punches Vince Friese Matters came to blows last night at A1 in Anaheim, California. JGR Yamaha rider #23 Weston Peick took matters ‘into his own fist’ after being taken down in a right-hand corner by Smartops Motoconcepts rider #55 Vince Friese. The two riders came together earlier in the evening when Friese took Peick high exiting another right-hand corner resulting in Peick going down the first time. Peick

Frid’Eh Update #12 Presented by Just 1 Helmets

Frid’Eh Update #12 Presented by Just 1 Helmets By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford It’s Week #12 here for the Update and I can’t remember a rider making as big an impact on the flavour of the Canadian Nationals as Vince Friese did in 2014. From a media perspective, it couldn’t have been better. We had our headline every round because this story just wouldn’t let up. When we heard

Canadian Motocross is in a Good Place Right Now / The Alessi Effect

Canadian Motocross is in a Good Place Right Now / The Alessi Effect Story and photos by Billy Rainford A lot gets said about the state of Canadian Motocross. A lot of negative things get said about Canadian Motocross. Sometimes, the most heard voices are the ones who scream the loudest and, unfortunately, those are usually the vocal chords attached to the ‘nay-est sayers’ in the crowd. But what is