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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


Pro Bike & Sled Series announces 2014 schedule

Racing dates for the upcoming season have been announced for the Pro Modified Racing Association (PMRA), the Quick 32 Sportsman Series, and the Pro Bike & Sled Series (PBSS). The PBSS, presented by Wiseco Performance Products, will enter its fourth year of racing in 2014.

Friday, 31 January 2014 11:55 Published in Reports, Results & Points


Piaggio Group Americas to showcase at The Motorcycle Shows across Canada

January 10, 2014 – Piaggio Group Americas, the North American importer of iconic Italian scooter and motorcycle brands Aprilia, Moto Guzzi, Piaggio and Vespa, is proud to announce their return to Canada’s 2014 version of “The Motorcycle Shows” events with a line-up steeped in rich history, world class design, and the latest technology. Starting in Calgary, AB this weekend, Jan. 10-12, and continuing with shows scheduled in Edmonton, AB on Jan. 17-19, Vancouver, BC on January 24-26, Quebec, QC on Feb. 7-9, Moncton, NB on Feb. 14-16, Toronto, ON on Feb. 21-23, with the final stop in Montreal, QC on Feb. 28 - March 2.

Monday, 13 January 2014 14:47 Published in Industry News


Szoke to perform trials exhibitions at The Motorcycle Shows across Canada

Three time CMA National Observed Trials Champion Jordan Szoke will be showcasing his skills at the upcoming Motorcycle Shows in Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver and Toronto.

Wednesday, 08 January 2014 10:40 Published in News


Photo recap - International Motorcycle Supershow in Toronto

Those who braved the cold temps on Friday and Saturday and the snow blast on Sunday were treated to another fantastic running of the North American International Motorcycle Supershow, held January 3-5 at the International Centre in Mississauga, ON. Everything from new models to charity rides, vintage bikes, award presentations and custom builder competitions were part of what is considered to be the largest motorcycle show in North America.

Tuesday, 07 January 2014 10:32 Published in Reports, Results & Points


1,000 hp Castrol Rocket streamliner and Jason DiSalvo to appear at Motorcycle Show - Toronto for only Canadian appearance, Feb 21-23

TORONTO (December 30, 2013) – The world’s most technologically-advanced streamlined motorcycle, the Castrol Rocket, will make its only Canadian appearance at the Motorcycle Show-Toronto (February 21-23, at the Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place) along with 2011 Daytona 200 winner Jason DiSalvo – the man who will attempt to ride the Rocket into the world motorcycle land speed record books.

Monday, 30 December 2013 10:43 Published in Industry 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


Big Sugar to Play 35th Anniversary Ride For Sight event!

From June 14 to 16, Ride for Sight will celebrate 35 years of fundraising in support of the Foundation Fighting Blindness – Canada’s largest charitable funder of vision research into treatments and cures for blinding eye diseases. With the help of beloved Canadian rock band BIG SUGAR, Ride for Sight will welcome thousands of riders to enjoy demo rides, a stunt show, free camping and the thrilling annual motorcycle parade from Toronto to Orillia.

Monday, 03 June 2013 11:42 Published in News


Mods n' Rockers Returns to Toronto in August

Mods n' Rockers, Toronto's biggest vintage motorcycle & scooter festival, will return to Toronto on August 16-17, and admission is absolutely free for 2013!

Friday, 05 April 2013 09:53 Published in News


Toronto-based Town Moto teams up with Doug Lawrence for 2013

Flat track star Doug Lawrence will be sponsored this year by Toronto-based motorcycle accessory retail outlet Town Moto. The Queen West area store is owned by Andrew McCracken, Marika Thoms and Jamie Pentland, all motorcyclists who are keenly interested flat track fans and now sponsors of 'The Mississauga Missile'.

Tuesday, 19 March 2013 14:11 Published in Industry News


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