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McThoughts | Women’s East MX | Deschambault

McThoughts | Women’s East MX | Deschambault By Jeff McConkey Photos by Billy Rainford The Ladies East had some great racing in 2019, but it also had some drama. The thing with Ladies Motocross is, these girls have a very small window of opportunity before they get pushed out of the sport. They aren’t as lucky as the men, and for some crazy reason they don’t get to sponge off

Need to Know for Women’s East MX Nationals Round 1 at Gopher Dunes

Need to Know information heading into Round 1 on July 13th at Gopher Dunes in Courtland, ON: – Registration is done ONLINE ONLY this year and the entry fee has been lowered to $50. You must have an MRC license. – Registration link: https://bsview.s3.amazonaws.com/registration.html… – Motos will be 12 minutes + 1 lap and the podium presentation after moto 2 will include Top 3 this year. Payout will be 100% payback.

McThoughts | Women’s East Nationals | Overall

McThoughts | Women’s East Nationals | Overall By Jeff McConkey The Women’s East was a success, in my eyes, for 2018 — great riders, great racing, and a really good turnout. This season, it showed that we have a great group of veterans, a solid group of racers that are ready to make the steps to get better, and a great group of new faces that will eventually be our

McThoughts | Women’s East MX Nationals | Gopher Dunes – Round 2

McThoughts | Women’s East MX Nationals | Gopher Dunes – Round 2 By Jeff McConkey Photos by Bigwave The women did well Saturday in the rough Gopher Dunes conditions. They had to deal with the extreme heat, rain in moto 2, gnarly track all day, and big, scary jump faces. All in all, they put in a solid show and had some entertaining battles throughout the pack. They had a

McThoughts | Women’s East MX Nationals Round 1

McThoughts | Women’s East MX Nationals Round 1 By Jeff McConkey Photos by Billy Rainford No, they are not sisters, cousins, or any relation at all, but it surely was “The Brodeur Show” in Ottawa this past Saturday. Megan, not Eve, got the holeshot and led wire to wire in moto 1. Eve was right there, but just couldn’t make the pass, allowing Megan to grab the win. The big

Women’s East MX Nationals Preview

Women’s East MX Nationals Preview By Jeff McConkey Photos by Bigwave East or West is always a hot topic. Which Coast has the faster Ladies? Well, a late ruling has allowed the women who have raced the West Coast to line up in the East and race (but not for points if they scored points). I, myself, think it is a great idea. If the racer can afford it, why

Catching Up with…#381 Kelcey Jones

Catching Up with…#381 Kelcey Jones By Jeff McConkey Some racers get burned out towards the end of the season and fade as the season winds down. Well, that is not the case for Cavan, Ontario’s #381 Kelcey Jones. Kelcey picked up steam as the CMRC Women’s East Nationals were winding down, finishing and impressive 8th overall for the season. She then backed it up with a very impressive overall win