Top 10 dirt bike and motocross stories of 2016

We compiled a list of the top 10 most read dirt bike- and motocross-related stories of 2016

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We scoured Western Canada last year, looking for the best places to ride and the most interesting stories. We, of course, had our favourites, but here are the headlines that our readers found most interesting in 2016 (based on pageviews): 

1. 11 Motocross Tracks and Places to Ride and Race Dirt Bikes in B.C.

Looking for a dirt bike track near you? Then you’ve come to the right place. In British Columbia, there are several motocross tracks and places to ride sprinkled throughout the province.

2. 13 Alberta Motocross Tracks

Motocross racing is alive and well in Alberta. Throughout Wild Rose Country, you’ll find many places to race motocross and ride dirt bikes for fun.

— photo courtesy Susan King

3. 11 Motocross Tracks to Try in Saskatchewan

Dirt bike riders in Saskatchewan have reason to be proud of their province. Not only is it is home to some excellent, professional-level tracks, but this Prairie province has also given rise to some of Canada’s greatest motocross racers.

— photo courtesy Regina Motocross Club

4. Dirt Biking in Revelstoke, B.C.

Whether you love motocross, endurocross or off-road, Revelstoke, B.C., has everything a dirt bike rider could want—except for maybe year-round riding.

— Kirsten Armleder photo

5. Where to Ride Dirt Bikes and Race Motocross in Manitoba

If you are a dirt bike rider looking for a place to twist the throttle in Manitoba, there are several tracks available, and some of the most popular are listed below.

— photo courtesy Grunthal MX Track

6. Canada is Top for Off-Road Riding with Red Bull Athlete Chris Birch

The New Zealand master of hard enduro checks in with RidersWest while on tour in Western Canada.

— photo courtesy Chris Birch

7. Dirt Biking in Kamloops, B.C.

The city of Kamloops is a mecca for dirt bike enthusiasts, with hundreds of kilometres of rolling single-track trails and one of the top motocross tracks in Canada.

— Photo courtesy Hardliners Photography

8. Westlock Motocross Track

If you’re over 30 and are into the motocross scene in Alberta, you’ll want to make sure Kuster MX Park is on your list of tracks where you plan to race.

— Photo courtesy Alberta Oldtimers Motocross

9. In the Zone with Keylan Meston

With the 2016 Rockstar Energy Drink MX Nationals ramping up, we decided to catch up with class MX1 contender Keylan Meston.

— photo courtesy Keylan Meston

10. How Mothers Cope when their Sons Race

Now 16 and ripping up the racetracks on his KX 250, Brayden Jellis from Creston, B.C., is a force to be reckoned with.

— Trish Drinkle photo

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