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Just when you thought they couldn't introduce any more new models, Honda Canada has announced the all-new CBR650F and the completely revised VFR800F as additions to its 2014 model year lineup.
TALENT, Ore.- Brammo Inc. is pleased to announce its 2014 Empulse and Empulse R. “Today’s announcement underlines our commitment to listen to our customers and continually improve our products,” Brammo officials stated. The 2014 Empulse is an evolution of the highly acclaimed, award-winning 2013 Empulse. With its unique water-cooled motor,…
Motonation is proud to announce the creation of Motonation Canada to better serve our existing dealer base in Canada and offer our brands to other quality retailers.  Motonation Canada will support and distribute all of our brands (AGV Sport, Forcefield, Sidi and Vemar) and will continue with the Motonation philosophy established…

Shell is extending its Technical Partnership with Ducati to support the Italian manufacturer’s return to the World Superbike stage in an official capacity in 2014. The agreement means Shell now has a clean sweep of all Ducati’s factory racing activities, as it already supplies Shell Advance motorcycle engine oil and…
AltRider believes there is no such thing as too much adventure, and they’re proving it with this year’s Taste of Dakar ride. AltRider’s 2014 Taste of Dakar gives riders an unparalleled experience on stellar off-road routes created by none other than Dakar racing legend Jimmy Lewis. The all-encompassing event also…

Richmond, Calif. - January 16, 2014 - LeoVince USA Specialized Products Distribution is now shipping the extensive line of Vortex Racing motorcycle components. Vortex Racing's high-performance motorcycle components are in stock and now available through dealers nationwide.
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…
Drummondville, December 2013 - The entire Kimpex and CKX team is pleased and very proud to inform you that THE NEW CKXGEAR.COM WEBSITE IS NOW LIVE! This site will quickly become a reference in the world of fashion for motorized sports. Following lengthy studies and analyses, this new window for…

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…
NEWARK, DE – December 20, 2013 – Just in time for the holidays, VP Racing Fuels, Inc. announced the introduction of its VP Small Engine Fuel in Canada. Engineered by the experts at VP Racing Fuels specifically for portable outdoor gas-powered equipment, VP Small Engine Fuel (VP-SEF) is formulated with…

Munich-  BMW Motorrad sold 8.8% more vehicles in November than in the corresponding month of the previous year, thereby once again achieving an all-time November high. 7,342 vehicles (previous year: 6,749 units) were supplied to customers worldwide. As of November, vehicle supplies total 108,872 motorcycles and maxi scooters (previous year:…
On December 3, the BMW Berlin plant witnessed the last of a total of seven exciting vehicle production launches this year – a very special series production launch during the BMW Motorrad anniversary year. The new BMW R nineT rolled off the assembly line for the very first time. The…
“Destroying Boundaries.” That is the calling card of the all new EXO-R2000 full face helmet from Scorpion Sports. From concept to production, the R2000 has been developed to perform under the most demanding conditions and tested in the most brutal proving grounds in the world: MotoGP.  Proof that a premium…

You've heard about the new machines coming to the Honda Canada lineup this year: the Valkyrie F6C, CTX1300T, CTX700T and CTX700N, NC750S and NC750X, CBR1000RR SP, Grom and the Forza scooter. However, the backbone of Honda's existing line remains intact. Honda has released to date the following returning models, with…
MV Agusta Canada has announced the appointment of Griffin Trikes and Bikes located in Winnipeg as an official Sales and Service Retailerfor MV Agusta Motorcycles in Manitoba.
Launched two years ago as two brand new models – aimed to provide user-friendly motorcycles that were both affordable to buy and run while proving an attractive, enjoyable proposition for a wide variety of riders. For 2014, an extra 75cc capacity was added to the liquid-cooled, SOHC 8-valve parallel twin-cylinder…

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