This is my second time running a motocross team. The first time was when I worked at Duncan Motorsports in Duncan, B.C., and I ran that team for five or six years.
The new motocross season is finally underway and I sense more enthusiasm than I’ve felt in several years!
This is shaping up to be the best season of the AMA Supercross in over a decade. For much of the history of supercross the sport has been dominated by one or two riders at any given moment.
The big news at these rounds of the KTM Canadian Arenacross Championships was the attendance of Canadian motocross megastar Dusty Klatt and the focus of the anticipation was the intense points race developing in the Pro Open class between Spencer Knowles and Brock Hoyer.
You will have to bear in mind that this is an article about the Vancouver Motorcycle Show, written by a motocrosser for a motocross column.
When we got home from the last race of the year it was dark, cold and wet. We were exhausted. All I wanted to do was get the truck unloaded and curl up on the couch with my family.
Every motocross rider and fan worth their salt wishes they were in British Columbia this winter. We are the envy of the Canadian motocross scene because we have all 12 rounds of the KTM Canadian Arenacross Championships here.
And so another Canadian motocross season is winding down. The Nationals are over and done, racing has wrapped up back east, and we just have a few races left to run here on Vancouver Island, B.C.
For the Vancouver Island Motocross Association (VIMX) Fall Club Series on Vancouver Island, B.C., the powers that be decided to combine many of the classes that have been shrinking to unsupportable numbers.
If you read Part 2 of this series of articles you will have read my disclaimer regarding putting a list like this together and you can feel free to skip to the list.