9 Countries You’d Never Guess Would Have a Great Motocross Scene

Turns out dirt bikes aren’t just for SoCal bros and mullet-sporting Belgians

Finland has won more Olympic ski jumping medals than any other nation. That tells you all you need to know about the climate up there in the far, far north.

It’s sub-zero, covered in snow and dark or nearly 24 hours a day for half of the year – not exactly prime motocross weather.

“A bit of snow isn’t going to stop the Finns though!”

A bit of snow isn’t going to stop the nation that pumped out some of the most fearless car racers and rally drivers in history though.

Finns love speed and they love motocross, so instead of parking their bikes for half a year, they simply countersink massive screws into their knobblies for a bit of grip when winter comes, put on some thermal undies and go rip up their local tracks like normal. Rather them than us!


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