Monday Morning Coffee

By Billy Rainford

Monday Morning with Bigwave

This Monday Morning Coffee is coming to you from the seaside Compass Cove Hotel in beautiful Myrtle Beach, SC. I’m going to have to hurry through this one so we can hit the road and get home in time to head out to BC for the final 2 rounds of the Future West Moto Canadian Arenacross Championships. Cycle North FXR Honda rider Roscoe Johnson is in the driver’s seat again and the field of Pro riders is very deep this year. Here’s a quick look at some of the results etc. from this past weekend.

Canadian Kade Walker Wins in Chemnitz, Germany


1. Greg Aranda

2. Jace Owen

3. Ben Lamay

4. Matteo Bonini

5. Jason Clermont

6. Loic Rombaut

7. Thomas Ramette

8. Steven Clarke

9. Charles Lefrancois

10. Sullivan Jaulin

11. Filip Neugebauer

12. Austin Politelli


SX2 Heat 1

1. Yannis Irsuti

2. Kade Walker

3. Gaetan Le Hir

4. Paul Coates

5. Stephan Buttner

6. Carlos Fernandez Macanas

7. Julien Lebeau

8. Bourdon

9. Lozzi

10. Iker Larranaga

11. Jensen

12. Briatte


SX2 Heat 2

1. Kade Walker

2. Le Hir

3. Irsuti

4. Coates

5. Buttner

6. Lebeau

7. Macanas

8. Larranaga

9. Lozzi

10. Bourdon

11. Jensen

12. Briatte

2-1 gave Kade the overall in the SX2 class. Way to fly the red and white proudly, Kade!

Canadian Arenacross Championships Results and Point Standings



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Points (after 6 of 8 rounds)

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Dylan Kaelin Injured

When it rains it pours for poor Dylan Kaelin. After missing last season due to yet another knee injury, Kaelin got back on the bike to race the Future West Moto Arenacross out in Chilliwack, BC last weekend. We have learned on social media that Dylan crashed and took his handlebars in the stomach causing enough damage that he required surgery.

At this point, we haven’t been in touch with Dylan, directly, so this is all we can say. We will be sure to contact Dylan as soon as we can.

Get well soon, Dylan.

Jimmy Decotis Wins in Australia

SX1 Overall (Saturday)
1. Chad Reed
2. Gavin Faith
3. Dan Reardon
4. Cooper Webb
5. Daniel McCoy
6. Lawson Bopping
7. Kade Mosig
8. Kale Makeham
9. Cheyne Boyd
10. Luke Styke
SX2 Overall (Saturday)
1. Jimmy Decotis
2. Wade Hunter
3. Jackson Richardson
4. Geran Stapleton
5. Lewis Woods
6. Jack Simpson
7. Joel Wightman
8. Luke Wilson
9. Luke Clout
10. Tomas Ravenhorst
SX1 Overall (Sunday)
1. Cooper Webb
2. Chad Reed
3. Lawson Bopping
4. Daniel McCoy
5. Dan Reardon
6. Cheyne Boyd
7. Robbie Marshall
8. Aaron Tanti
9. Jono Krusic
10. Josh Spanos
SX2 Overall (Sunday)
1. Jimmy Decotis
2. Jackson Richardson
3. Geran Stapleton
4. Joel Wightman
5. Tomas Ravenhorst
6. Jesse Madden
7. Jake Vella
8. Lewis Woods
9. Jack Simpson
10. Jake Williams
SX1 Series Standings
1. Dan Reardon 167pts
2. Kade Mosig 138pts
3. Matt Moss 127pts
4. Lawson Bopping 124pts
5. Daniel McCoy 118pts
6. Gavin Faith 109pts
7. Adam Monea 107pts
8. Luke Styke 93pts
9. Danny Ham 78pts
10. Kirk Gibbs 54pts
SX2 Series Standings
1. Jimmy Decotis 172pts
2. Jackson Richardson 141pts
3. Geran Stapleton 132pts
4. Lewis Woods 130pts
5. Dylan Wills 122pts
6. Luke Clout 113pts
7. Luke Arbon 111pts
8. Wade Hunter 109pts
9. Joel Wightman 105pts
10. Jesse Simpson 97pts

Top Mini O’s Results (w/ Canadians near the top)

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We’ll have a full rundown of how all the Canadians did at the 44th Annual Thor Winter Olympics as soon as we get home…

We’ve been taking our time getting back to Canada after a long week at the Mini O’s. So far, we’ve spent time in Savannah, GA, Charleston, SC, and now Myrtle Beach, SC. These are all places I’d normally just cruise past on times when I’d head back up the eastern route from Florida. We decided to take a little break and check them out more closely this time, and we’ have been pretty impressed with all three of these places.

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First stop was Savannah, GA. This is the actual park where Forest Gump sits on the bench and tells his stories. Apparently, the actual bench has been moved over to city hall.

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You have to leave the main highway to see Charleston, SC, but it was a pretty cool little place to visit. There is a ton of history in these places along the south-eastern coast.

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15 minutes from downtown Charleston is Folly Beach where the waves were pretty small but were actually very clean. There were some 25-30-second rides for some of the better surfers.

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We’ve ended up in Myrtle Beach for the night and this is the sunrise we woke up to. Myrtle Beach is basically Daytona but would be a lot of fun in busy times, I’m sure. It’s the Sunday of Thanksgiving weekend here, so the price for a beachfront room plummeted. There are 2 lazy rivers here at this hotel! Lazy rivers!

We’re going to hit the road soon and finish off this trip north. From here it gets pretty boring, to say the least. As soon as we leave the coast we are in for a snoozer. Have a great week and watch for the full results and coverage of how our Canadians fared at the 2015 Mini O’s. There were some really solid performances, last week!

Johnny Kirby

There he is! The elusive Johnny Kirby. I missed him all week and I’m sorry. Now, if only someone had mentioned Estrella Cemovic before we were all packing up to leave…Tell ’em, Johnny. You tell the world. (Google it, Bowker!) See you at the races… – Bigwave photo