We’re looking to expand our staff at CMG and so have set up a new section on the website where we can post any current job vacancies just in case any of you are looking at the chance to become one of us (and earn a few bucks in the process). The section is called … Continue reading Careers @ CMG
The Commando 961 might yet some to production. Just in time for All-Hallows Eve comes word of yet another proposed Norton return from the dead. The venerable English firm (originally founded in 1898, although the first motorcycles weren’t built until 1902) is supposedly on life-support once again. To say the financial history of the … Continue reading Norton Revival?
Blackfoot Motorcycle Ltd. – one of Canada’s biggest powersport dealers and a Honda dealer since 1970 – has launched a $1.5 million lawsuit against Honda Canada. Blackfoot is claiming (among other things) that it was arm-twisted into taking on a ton of non-current inventory in 2007 with the proviso that their Honda franchise would be … Continue reading Blackfoot sues Honda Canada
Ewan McGregor’s and Charlie Boorman’s latest riding adventure – The Long Way Down – will be shown in a special 2 hour presentation tonight at Cineplex cinemas – for one night only! The event is a warm up to the series being shown on National Geographic Canada later this month and will be shown in … Continue reading Long Way Down at the silver screen
Looks like fun! A Norwegian company, Brudeli, showed off a KTM-powered three-wheeler at Intermot that like Piaggio’s MP3 features dual leaning front wheels. The Brudeli 654L Leanster is based on the KTM 690 Supermoto and uses the 690’s single that develops about 55 hp. Maximum lean angle is 45 degrees. The frame is steel tube … Continue reading Euro-tilter at Intermot
Author and photographer, Miss Moffat. This year’s ADAR (All Day Adventure Ride) took place last weekend. As one of the sponsors of the annual event, CMG sent photographer/reporter Sarah Moffat along to see how it all went down. One does not partake in an ADAR without a very clear understanding of what ADAR stands … Continue reading ADAR – Ride Report
Mark Richardson – editor of the Toronto Star’s automotive section and motorcyclist – has just come out with a book in homage to Robert Pirsig’s ’68 cult work of philosophy and personal narrative; Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance. Richardson’s book entitled Zen and Now – On the Trail of Robert Pirsig and the … Continue reading Zen and Now
GUZZI SPORT GETS 4V The Moto Guzzi Sport is now available with the updated 4V motor. The big German Intermot show produced yet another updated model from Moto Guzzi, this one called the 1200 Sport 4V. The Quattrovalvole (it’s actually an eight-valve, but for some reason Guzzi likes to number the valves in each cylinder) … Continue reading New Guzzi & Aprilias Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Not for Canada
Ducati has just released Canadian pricing for their new Monster 1100 and GT1000. The Monster 1100 will sell for $13,495.00, or $15,695.00 for the S version. The new GT1000 will sell for $12,995.00 and will be available in March 2009.
Tainan, where men ride nude A nude body found near a crashed motorcycle in Michigan was likely recovering drug abuser, according to the Battle Creek Enquirer. On Oct. 8, about 6:45 p.m., a man found a decomposing body a short distance from the road where he was walking for exercise. Because of the condition of … Continue reading Live, dead nude men