Industry News

Toronto's 2013 Mods and Rockers weekend kicks off tonight with a BBQ at Town Moto on Ossington, in between Queen and Dundas. Some of us from IM will be there scoping out the scene before heading over to The Duke on Saturday afternoon, where the party really gets going!

Following various meetings between the FIM, Dorna and the MSMA, a new framework has been put in place for the progressive application of the new Superbike rules. The new rules are aimed at reducing costs for the motorcycle and its components. 1. The rules changes for the 2014 FIM Superbike…
Ducati has reached an agreement with Cal Crutchlow that will have the Briton campaigning the 2014 and 2015 MotoGP race seasons with the Ducati Team. Crutchlow will race alongside Andrea Dovizioso. The British rider and the Italian, who were team-mates in 2012, will work on developing the Desmosedici and growing…
Read on to find out about what's going on at Trail Tours, who have been operating off-road experiences in the Ganaraska Forest and other trail systems in Ontario for more than 15 years! The Dirtwise Offroad school is happening on August 11-12. Book your spot now!

Munich, 24th July 2013. BMW Motorrad is continuing its long-term strategic realignment of the brand. This strategy also affects BMW Motorrad Motorsport’s activities, which as a next step will also be restructured. At the end of the 2013 season, BMW Motorrad Motorsport will terminate its factory involvement in the FIM…
Pro6 Cycle and Medical Data Carrier (MDC) have teamed up and create powersport’s first custom-branded MDC for Pro6 clients. “We have set the benchmark in the Canadian trackday industry, growing to become the largest motorcycle trackday provider in the country that includes an exclusive contract at the amazing Calabogie Motorsports…
BMW Motorrad and Dainese have announced that they are to cooperate in a joint development of innovative motorcycle safety clothing for BMW Motorrad. Taking the Dainese D-Air® Protect System as its starting point, the partners will be developing motorcycle rider equipment with fully integrated inflatable protectors for BMW Motorrad.

Just a few short weeks after introducing the new F3 800, MV Agusta is once again unveiling a new model in the Brutale Corsa, a refined version of the brand's Brutale RR.

For the second year in a row, Carlin Dunne wins the annual Pikes Peak Division Hill climb riding on a Pirelli shod Lightning Electric superbike. By far the fastest two-wheeler on the course, Dunne outpaced even the quickest of the 1205cc class, clocking in just over 10 minutes – over…
"My experience is that cars/drivers around me do respond differently and better when a rider wears bright colors."
Canada Post celebrates freedom, adventure and speed, with the release of the first two Permanent™ domestic rate stamps in a set dedicated to Canadian motorcycle manufacturing and design. The two stamps travel back to the turn of the century, when out of the desire to merge the flexibility of bicycles…

The FIM, Dorna & MSMA have announced that a new framework for the Superbike Technical Rules has been obtained after many discussions between the parties involved. The new Superbike rules will be applied progressively, starting in 2014, in 3 stages.
"The exhilaration of a 1000 cc Superbike with the handling of a 600 cc Supersport," says the press release. "The torque of a v-twin and the rev limit of a four-cylinder. The MV Agusta F3 800 is the new performance frontier, the avantgarde three-cylinder motorcycle proudly Made in Italy."

Deeley Harley-Davidson® Canada is proud to welcome Tactical Products Canada Inc. (TPC) as a supporting partner of the Canadian Harley-Davidson® XR1200® Cup Series. Tactical Products Canada is Canada’s premier Retailer of quality law enforcement products and equipment, including the LUMINOX line of quality Swiss watches. Tactical Products Canada will sponsor…
The 2013 Amateur Sport Bike class at the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championships will be co-sponsored by Bazzaz and Inside Motorcycles magazine. Both companies have supported classes on the CSBK tour in previous years, and are proud to serve as co-title sponsors for Bazzaz/Inside Motorcycles Amateur Sport Bike in 2013.
The Atlantic Roadracing League (ARL) is excited to announce a new venture with Inside Motorcycles magazine and the Penguin Roadracing School. Inside Motorcycles, in conjunction with the Penguin Roadracing School, will be providing a year-end award for the 2013 Amateur Sportbike Championship. To the winner of the 2013 Amateur Sportbike…

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