Throwback Thursday

#TBT 1985 Gatorback Cycle Park

TBT 1985 Gatorback Cycle Park By Billy Rainford Back in 1985, Gatorback Cycle Park didn’t look anything like it does today. All the solid structures you find today had yet to be built and the track didn’t have any of the sand you see these days. In fact, the track could best be described as “blue groove” in the spring of 1985. Amateurs raced during the week and then they

#TBT | Colton Facciotti at the AMA MX National at Pala in 2011

TBT | Colton Facciotti at the AMA MX National at Pala in 2011 By Billy Rainford Since we’re heading into the first round of the 2021 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championships at Fox Raceway in Pala, California, what better way to celebrate it than with a Throwback Thursday to the time our 6-time Canadian MX Champion, Colton Facciotti, filled-in on the TLD Lucas Oil Honda team back in 2011?! I

Throwback Thursday | Stories from Bigwave’s Vault

Throwback Thursday | Stories from Bigwave’s Vault By Billy Rainford Since it’s Thursday, I thought I’d dust off a memory and see if I can’t make an enjoyable and maybe even informative story out of it. Sometimes, I like to unlock the old racing memories vault and see what I can find. Let’s see how it goes. As any racer knows, it’s extremely important to get to the races early

Throwback Thursday | Travis Pastrana – Walton TransCan 1997

Throwback Thursday | Travis Pastrana – Walton TransCan 1997 By Billy Rainford Over the years, many top riders from all over North America have made an appearance in the little town of Walton, Ontario, for the biggest race on the Canadian Motocross calendar, the TransCan at Walton Raceway. For example, the winningest rider in Canadian history, Ross Pederson, won both Pro classes in 1993, and 6-time Canadian champ, Colton Facciotti,

Throwback Thursday | 2012 Gopher Dunes National Recap – “No Honest Goerke”

Throwback Thursday | 2012 Gopher Dunes National Recap – “No Honest Goerke” By Billy Rainford For Throwback Thursday, I went looking for an old video from our Vimeo account that has long since been forgotten about, and found a nest egg of old race recaps. Kyle Carruthers and I were in front of the camera while James Lissimore was behind it. We always reference this particular round of the 2012

Video | 2012 Canadian WMX Championships Final Round Battle | Troy Lee Designs

Video | 2012 Canadian WMX Championships Final Round Battle | Troy Lee Designs By Billy Rainford For Throwback Thursday, I went back into the archives and found a bunch of video clips I had from the final round of the 2012 WMX West MX Nationals from Castrol Raceway in Edmonton, Alberta. Check out some of this bar-to-bar action between Shelby Turner, Denaye Arnett (Giroux), and Hailey Larson!