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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

McThoughts | Women’s East MX Nationals | RJ’s Round 4

McThoughts | Women’s East MX Nationals | RJ’s Round 4 By Jeff McConkey As quickly as the 2017 Women’s East season has come, it has left us just as fast. We had great racing for the first 3 rounds, and the 4th was no different. Once again, our top 2 girls were on another level and set the bar really high. We had some good battles throughout the pack which