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New Halton-Peel motorcycle safety program launches

Mississauga, ON, March 13, 2014 - The newly-formed Motorcycle Training Organization of Halton-Peel (MTOhp) launches its Motorcycle Training Program in the GTA on April 3, 2014. This replaces Sheridan College’s 34-year-old program in Peel & Halton regions. The new program is headed by former Sheridan College Senior Instructor Rob Copeland, a Canada Safety Council certified Chief Instructor.

Sunday, 16 March 2014 09:17 Published in Industry News


Deeley Harley-Davidson Canada to showcase PROJECT RUSHMORE this weekend at The Motorcycle Show - Toronto

CONCORD, Ontario (February 18, 2014) – Deeley Harley-Davidson® Canada and participating authorized Canadian Harley-Davidson® Retailers are excited to share PROJECT RUSHMORE, the largest-scale new model launch in the 110-year history of the Harley-Davidson Motor Company. Visit the Harley-Davidson® booth at The Motorcycle Show in Toronto at the Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place, February 21-23, 2014, to feel the rush and experience the new project everyone is talking about.

Tuesday, 18 February 2014 12:01 Published in Industry News


The Motorcycle Show - Toronto announces stage schedule

The Motorcycle Show - Toronto has announced its stage schedule. The show, which runs from Feb 21-23 at the Direct Energy Centre in downtown Toronto, will feature a full lineup of motorcycle industry insiders, personalities, racers and more over three days. The schedule, which is subject to change, goes as follows:

Friday, Feb. 21  Saturday, Feb. 22  Sunday, Feb. 23 
10:00 AM Films  Films 
11:00 AM Morning Preview with Frank Wood & Rob Pagetto  Morning Preview with Frank Wood   
11:30 AM Jordan Szoke -Trials Champion & 9 Time Superbike Champion  Clinton Smout -Rider Training   
12:00 PM Welcome from Frank Wood & Rob Pagetto  Motorcycle Media  Liz Jansen -Writer, speaker, adventurer, Sarah Schilke, Women in Motorcycling of the FIM, Maggie McNally, Chair AMA. 
12:30 PM Jordan Szoke -Trials Champion & 9 Time Superbike Champion  Jordan Szoke -Trials Champion & 9 Time Superbike Champion   
1:00 PM Dave Hatch -The Motorcycle Experience  Doug Lawrence & Don Taylor  Team Empire, Nick Apex" Brocha & Ernie "EDub" Vigil "
1:30 PM Mopar CSBK news Jon Camileri and Colin Fraser  Lawrence Hacking -Overland Adventure & Author  Dave Hatch -The Motorcycle Experience 
2:00 PM Castrol Rocket" Driver Jason DiSalvo & Daytona 200 Winner " Castrol Rocket" Driver Jason DiSalvo & Daytona 200 Winner " Castrol Rocket" Driver Jason DiSalvo & Daytona 200 Winner "
2:30 PM Team Empire, Nick Apex" Brocha & Ernie "EDub" Vigil " Dave Hatch -The Motorcycle Experience  Trevor Daley Mopar CSBK Pro rider 
3:00 PM The Spirit of Adventure" -A series of talk and docs about riding on the edge. Brought to you by CMG The Spirit of Adventure" -A series of talk and docs about riding on the edge. Brought to you by CMG The Spirit of Adventure" -A series of talk and docs about riding on the edge. Brought to you by CMG
4:30 PM Liz Jansen -Writer, speaker, adventurer, Sarah Schilke, Women in Motorcycling of the FIM, Maggie McNally, Chair AMA. 
4:45 PM “She Rides Nite” with Liz Jansen   
5:00 PM Sandra Hinksman ,Motor Maids, Tracy Machado,Durham Divas, Catharine St. Denis, Dual Sport Plus  Clinton Smout -Rider Training   
5:30 PM Lise Grenier, Specialized Patrol Coordinator, OPP Highway Safety Division  Team Empire, Nick Apex" Brocha & Ernie "EDub" Vigil "  
6:00 PM Jennifer Martin, , Georgian College & S.M.A.R.T., Barb Piatkowski, Operations Manager, RTI, Nancy Mayer, Sharp Rider,  Off Road Discussion with Warren Thaxter Off-Road Ontario & Dave Grumette Ontario Federation of Trail Riders   
6:30 PM Lia Grimanis, Up with Women, Adriana Benoit,Canadian Women’s Ride Day   
7:00 PM Lorraine Sommerfeld, Columnist Globe & Mail Drive, Lesley Wimbush, Columnist Toronto Star Wheels  Films   
7:30 PM Sarah Schilke, Expert to the Commission on Women in Motorcycling FIM, Marketing & P.R. Manager for Schuberth N.A.   
8:15 PM She Rides Nite" Prize draws "  

Friday, 07 February 2014 10:18 Published in Industry News


Alstare and Bimota tie the knot and go racing!

January 12, 2014-The prestigious Italian motorcycle manufacturer Bimota and Alstare - both renowned for their engineering expertise and racing success - are happy to announce that they have agreed a long-term partnership of five years.

Monday, 13 January 2014 14:09 Published in News


All major manufacturers to attend 2014 Motorcycle Show - Toronto

TORONTO (November 13, 2013) – All of the major manufacturers have confirmed their participation in the 2014 Motorcycle Show-Toronto, being held in its new home at the Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place, February 21 – 23.

Wednesday, 13 November 2013 13:18 Published in Industry News


2013 Canadian Motorcycle Hall of Fame Ceremony - Huge Photo Report!

The 2013 Canadian Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Banquet and Reunion was held on Saturday, November 2 at the Delta Meadowvale Hotel and Conference Centre in Mississauga, ON. A total of 10 people and one event were inducted into the Hall of Fame, with the flat track community really having a celebratory night. Don Hatton, John Parker, Dave Sehl and Peter Grant were all stars of the dirt in their day (Parker still races), while Niagara Motorcycle Raceway announcer Wes Pierce was also inducted for his career as announcer at the legendary quarter-mile dirt track.

Wednesday, 06 November 2013 10:11 Published in Industry News


RACER Race Carbon fall/winter glove now in Canada

Looking to extend your riding season this year? Motorcycle Innovations introduces the RACER “Race Carbon” glove to its fall/winter line. Combining race level protection with a layer of insulation means you can ride even when the conditions get quite brisk.

Wednesday, 30 October 2013 09:51 Published in Products


Route to Success Paved With Passion for Edgar Heinrich

Born in Freising near Munich, Edgar Heinrich took over as Head of BMW Motorrad Design in June 2012. The industrial designer oversees all aspects of design for all BMW Group motorcycles and rider accessories. As a passionate biker himself, Heinrich aspires to create the perfect symbiosis of rider and machine with every new model.

Wednesday, 23 October 2013 15:51 Published in Industry News


Inaugural AIMExpo - Exclusive photo report from Orlando!

The very first AIMExpo was held on October 16-20 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. While many vendors and attendees were apprehensive about being a part of the first such show, nearly everyone came out pleased with the results (and some who didn't attend were wishing they had). The organization was top notch, as was the presentation and professionalism of the event.

Thursday, 24 October 2013 09:30 Published in News


BMW Reveals New R nine T

The BMW R nineT, which has been created to mark "90 years of BMW Motorrad", radiates purism and power in undisguised form. It skilfully blends the boxer engine's rugged character and the design traits of various motorcycle eras with cutting-edge technology and a modular concept that offers the rider maximum scope for personalisation.

Monday, 21 October 2013 11:31 Published in News


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