Tag Archives: Colton Facciotti

Northern Notes: What’s your stroke?

Ryan Villopoto on the new 2015 Kawasaki KX450F Words by Danny Brault Which bike are you going to race next summer? That’s the question rolling through most Canadian riders’ heads this time of year. Racing doesn’t begin until April, but now is when eager contenders carefully analyze their options before deciding on their favourite colour and/or brand and laying down ...

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Northern Notes: Where does luck come from?

  Words by Danny Brault Photos by Jeff Kardas “Where does confidence come from?” This question came from Joe Skidd of Superior Suspension Settings (SSS), also a former manager of Canada’s most dominant motocross team, Blackfoot Motosports Honda. I was down at Skidd’s suspension work shop (which is run out of his garage … but don’t be fooled, he’s not ...

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Race Report: Team Canada MXoN Latvia 2014

  Photos by Jeff Kardas In short, last year was basically one big low for Team Canada at the Motocross of Nations. No great starts, bad luck and it all ended with a fail in the B final. It’s racing, stuff happens, let’s move on. At the 2014 MXoN, Canada didn’t necessarily reach their potential either but they made a ...

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Wednesday Update: Team Canada settles into Latvia

Words by Danny Brault Can you feel it? That sense of national pride and hope building up as we approach the 2015 “Olympics of Motocross,” the Motocross of Nations in Kegums, Latvia? I sure feel it and I’m jealous of those who are there, in the flesh, taking in the biggest outdoor motocross race in the world. But is the ...

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NORTHERN NOTES: GOSSIP GUY

We play Dick Tracy as we snoop around for some ‘leads’ on who’s coming to Canada in 2015. Plus, some great words from the man himself, Tony Alessi! Photos by James Lissimore Good afternoon and welcome to your weekly Northern Notes. I’m host your Danny Brault and we’ve got some interesting chatter to breakdown regarding the Canadian Nationals and its ...

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NORTHERN NOTES: BLEEDING RED AND WHITE

Highlights and history on Team Canada’s performances at the Motocross of Nations … Words by Danny Brault It’s not over yet – there is still one more race to go before that fat lady can start belting out another tune. We’re now only a week away from the annual Motocross of Nations, which takes place next Saturday and Sunday, September ...

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