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Norton Motorcycles (Canada) Ltd. has finally been granted Canadian Government approval for its 961 Commando models to be imported into Canada and operated on Canadian roads.

Hindle Exhaust Systems is proud to post over $56,000.00 in contingency awards for the 2013 Geico Motorcycle AMA Pro Roadracing season. The outstanding award program will pay Hindle-sponsored riders who place in the Top 5 per AMA round, as well as the Top 3 for year-end Championship points.
In a major announcement today, organizers of The Motorcycle Show - Toronto have released a new date and location for their next show. We here at Inside Motorcycles think it's a good move for all involved. Read the press release below and tell us what you think! Original press release…
After 18 years of existence, Campagna Motors is launching a new version of its famous T-REX. The 16STM will be powered by a BMW inline 6 cylinder engine from the BMW Motorrad division.

AMA Pro Racing is pleased to announce a newly formed partnership with J&P Cycles, naming J&P Cycles as the Presenting Sponsor of AMA Pro Flat Track and Title Sponsor of the AMA Pro J&P Cycles Pro Singles class. As part of the agreement, J&P Cycles will contribute a $25,000 Year-End…
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (February 27, 2013) - Motorcycle-Superstore.com and AMA Pro Racing have announced the extension of their existing partnership with GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing for the third consecutive year. Motorcycle-Superstore.com will once again be named as the Official Motorcycle Parts and Apparel Online Retailer of the Series…

Honda Canada proudly announces another all new series of motorcycles for 2014, the all new CTX Series—the CTX700N and the CTX700T. These models are the first in the new CTX family.Below is a press release from Honda on the new models.
GREENVILLE, S.C. (Feb. 5, 2013) – The new MICHELIN® Anakee® III tire, designed to deliver all the safety and off road capability big trail motorcycle users demand, has been certified for use on the new BMW R 1200 GS, the benchmark motorcycle in its category. In 2013, more than half…

Almost hidden in a press release we received from BMW (full release below) was the following line:"...the BMW Group signed a purchase agreement with Pierer Industrie AG (Austria) for the acquisition of Husqvarna Motorcycles." Who is Pierer Industrie AG? Among other things, they are 51% owners of KTM.
From February 1 to 3, the Centre de foires de Québec - ExpoCité Site will host the 2013 Quebec City Motorcycle & ATV Show. The Quebec City stop on The Motorcycle Shows national tour provides riders and enthusiasts in La Belle Province a unique opportunity to see the latest models…
Details are still limited, but Aprilia let the world see its brand new RSV4 Factory APRC ABS SBK model with an unconventional Facebook launch at 9 AM EST on Thursday morning. What we do know is that the SBK special edition model is in celebration of Aprilia's 2012 eni World…

MV Agusta Canada has announced its 2013 road racing competition program, the first of its kind that we can recall from the Italian manufacturer in Canada. The program goes like this: There is a special competition package available for anyone interested in racing a 2013 MV Agusta F3 EAS 675…
Ducati North America today reported achieving the highest sales in the company’s history, with a record 10,883 units retailed in 2012. This result marks the company’s tenth consecutive quarter of increased sales and further solidifies North America as Ducati’s number one global market.

Eight-time Canadian Superbike champion Jordan Szoke has renewed his partnership with BMW Motorrad for the 2013 Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship, an agreement that will once again see him on BMW machinery while he fights to defend his title.
(Toronto, ON) - Several months of hard work in 2011 paid off more than a year later when Inside Motorcycles, Canada's Source for Motorcycle News, received a MAX Award for best Rider Website at the North American International Motorcycle Supershow on Saturday, January 5. The Motorcycle Awards of Excellence (MAX)…

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