Rene Cormier of the Around The World With Rene series of articles that appeared on CMG over the last couple of years is now selling his 2009 calendars! The epic journey took him five years and 154,000 kilometers as he traversed the globe on his BMW F650GS, filing regular reports to publish on CMG as … Continue reading Renedian Calendars
"I’m going deaf. It’s those damned New York motorcycles!" A bill that would target motorcycle noise levels in New York City is unfair, says the American Motorcyclist Association. The AMA says the bill, which is about to get final approval and would make it illegal for a motorcycle to be on a city street unless … Continue reading New York targets bikes
Fire sale Friday & Saturday Cycle City, a Burlington dealership that declared bankruptcy recently, will sell off its assets on Friday and Saturday. The Yamaha and Suzuki dealership went out of business in November after 32 years. Everything will be sold, including furniture and tools, so good deals may be available.
G2 sport (left) and basic (right) The Quebec-based scooter importer of the PGO line, Canadian Scooters Import is selling a kit that mates the engine from a buyer’s motorcycle with a three-wheeler body and chassis. The kit is made by Miami-based manufacturer G2, which the company calls a "powerful racing car and three-wheeler superbike," and … Continue reading Three-wheeler 'superbike' kit
Living in Ontario, dreaming of a ride in the Rockies but could do without the lost days crossing the Prairies and back? Then you want to have a chat with the people at Cliffshore Adventures who will be shipping out a load of bikes from their base in Cobourg out to Calgary for pick up … Continue reading Cliffshore Calgary Cruise
Toronto gets award for parking Two new directors were elected for a two-year term at the Canadian Motorcycle Association’s annual general meeting in Hamilton. Joseph Godsall of British Columbia and Marc-Andre Thibeault of Quebec join the board, while David Hewgill (Alberta), Paul Imrie (Saskatchewan), Hugh Lim (Ontario), and Holly Ralph (director at large) enter the … Continue reading CMA presents awards
Ducati falls silent The Canadian Thunder race series has just been cut in half, with two of the four manufacturers dropping out. Ducati and KTM will not race in the series in 2009, according to a competitor. Darren James, who finished in fifth place on a Buell in the series this year and is head … Continue reading KTM and Duc storm out
A celebration of mad bastards everywhere! Due to a conflict in schedules we’ve had to change the dates for the 2009 Mad Bastard Scooter Rally, bringing it forward by a week to the weekend of the 12/13/14 June. We’re also very happy to announce that KYMCO Canada have agreed to be the main sponsors of … Continue reading Mad Bastard 2009 – date change
More women, older men A partially-completed U.S. study suggests that more women and older men are taking up motorcycling. A census of motorcycling by the Motorcycle Industry Council, conducted every five years, is suggesting that women make up 12.4 per cent of motorcyclists, which is almost three per cent more than in the last census. … Continue reading U.S. survey says … !
We’ve got a band, t-shirts and Editor ‘arris! What more do you need? No need to answer that btw … The Toronto Motorcycle Show CMG Pub Night is this Friday and for all of those out there have been asking us to make some CMG T-Shirts, you’re finally in luck. Yes, after three years of … Continue reading CMG Pub Night updates