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Alex Martin and John Wessling Interview | We Speak with the Men behind Troll Training

Alex Martin and John Wessling Interview | We Speak with the Men behind Troll Training By Greg Poisson A troll and a cyclist walk into a bar… If you’ve followed Supercross and Motocross at all for the past decade, you’re familiar with Alex “Troll Train” Martin. Alex started off as a privateer but has had stints on teams like Eleven 10 Mods, TLD KTM, Star Racing Yamaha, JGR and most

The Story Behind the Photo | Nathan Bles Dade City 2011

The Story Behind the Photo | Nathan Bles Dade City 2011 By Billy Rainford For some reason, I was rooting around in an old file from 2011 this afternoon. It was the winter I spent cruising around promoting MX Ranking in the big RV. I hit every race in the Florida Series that winter and met a ton of new people in the sport. It was a great 3 months

DMX Bike Build with GDR Honda and SSS

DMX Bike Build with GDR Honda and SSS By Greg Poisson Photos by Billy Rainford 2022 Honda CRF250R supplied by Barrie Honda Powerhouse  www.powerhouse.barriehonda.com Project Partners:  Matrix Concepts Canada (Renthal, Works Connection, Matrix)  www.matrixconcepts.ca Seco Seat Covers www.secoseat.com SSS Superior Suspension Settings by Facciotti Racing www.superiorsettings.com VP Racing Fuels  www.vpracingfuels.com Cycra Plastic  www.cycra.com M7 Design Graphics www.m7designsco.com Fox Racing Canada www.foxracing.ca GDR (Various components and tech assistance)  www.hondamx.ca After being

Off the Cuff with Jacqueline Ross | August 2022

Off the Cuff with Jacqueline Ross | August 2022 By Jacqueline Ross Greetings, Humans.  Remember the folktale we all most likely heard as children, The Tortoise and the Hare?  If for some reason you haven’t read it, there’s no need to even have a library card or go to a bookstore, just punch the title in on Google and…voila!  I had quite the epiphany on how relative and applicable the

The Fish Goes to Camp | Greg Heads to MotoCamp with Lino Zecca

The Fish Goes to Camp | Greg Heads to MotoCamp with Lino Zecca By Greg Poisson Brought to you by KDEAM Optics I was 10 years old the last time I had been to Motocamp, run by Lino Zecca, father of current Canadian national pro #43 Dario Zecca. Lino was at one point a top national pro in Canada himself. Anyway, back to me…I was 10 years old on a

MXGP of Sweden | Kate Kowalchuk Checks In from Uddevalla

MXGP of Sweden | Kate Kowalchuk Checks In from Uddevalla Story and Photos by Kate Kowalchuk Between the round in Lommel and Sweden a lot has happened! History has been made, championship points have changed, and the 250 red plate has exchanged hands AGAIN.  MX2 Factory KTM rider #28 Tom Vialle lost the red plate heading into Belgium, the home race of Yamaha Factory rider #93 Jago Geerts. This past

Off the Cuff with Jacqueline Ross – July 2022

Off the Cuff with Jacqueline Ross – July 2022 By Jacqueline Ross Greetings, Humans!  This column is going to be short and sweet like a pack of fruit-flavored Mentos!  This month I’ve been overwhelmed with the feeling of gratitude and now have a new understanding of what the word “community” actually means. Earlier this month, I spent some time in Peru with 23 strangers.  Nervous?  Of course. But I had

2022 Canadian MX Nationals Round 3 at Prairie Hill MX | Read the Recap

2022 Canadian MX Nationals Round 3 at Prairie Hill MX | Read the Recap By Billy Rainford On a day when we woke up happy that the trees weren’t bending at 90-degree angles, we should have been careful what we’d wished for. As we got into the van and headed back toward the Prairie Hill MX track just outside Pilot Mound, MB, the temperature gauge on the dashboard already read

Views from the Fishbowl #2 | Honda GDR Fox Media Day

Views from the Fishbowl #2 | Honda GDR Fox Media Day By Greg Poisson Photos by James Lissimore for GDR As I sit here and write this we’re just a few weeks away from of the first “Truly North” Canadian Triple Crown Series we’ve had in 2 years. The team at Jetwerx have done the best they could in an ever-changing world, so I’m thankful we could all go racing as