We catch up with Rene as he spins his wheels in the Middle East, unable to find a way out.
Harley-Davidson has introduced a 2009 line-up with revisions to almost every model, including touring models with new chassis and other upgrades, a new V-Rod, a Dyna Street Bob with retro styling, an updated Heritage Softail Classic and a trike! Tourers like the Road King Classic get a new chassis. TOURING GETS NEW CHASSIS The seven … Continue reading New Harleys for 2009
Buell’s 1125CR cafe racer loses the fairing but still has issues with the air scoops. NEW 1125CR STREETFIGHTER The second new model using the new Helicon Rotax 1125 engine has arrived with the introduction of the 1125CR. The bike is "my vision of a 21st century café racer," said Erik Buell, chairman and chief technical … Continue reading New Buells revealed
New Triumph Thunderbird 1600 Triumph has shown its U.K. dealers several 2009 models, including a Thunderbird 1600 cruiser with a belt final drive and a six-speed gearbox. The Thunderbird’s 1594 cc liquid-cooled parallel twin will make about 100 hp. There are large twin discs up front, a big disc in back, twin shocks, standard forks, … Continue reading Triumph shows big cruiser
The wrap up of the Team CMG diaries and the CMG Online awards for various acts of accomplishment, bravery, stupidity and crashing!
Team CMG are determined to finish the 3rd bi-annual Paris 2 Dacre dual sport rally. Part one of two of how the whole event unfolded.
Editor ‘arris takes a Varadero for a 1500-km ride to the east coast and back, and has a go at some Quebec trails while he’s at it.
With just under three weeks to go before Team CMG tries its luck at its third Paris-Dacre Rally, they opt to tackle the Algonquin 2 day trail ride to see if they might just actually have a chance at finishing the P-D this year!
Kawasaki revamped their sabre-toothed KLR650 for 2008. CMG wanted to see how she’d fair in the dirt – both in stock and with a few bolt-ons for the more gnarly stuff.
Yamaha seems to be on a roll with their new bike releases this week. Hot on the heels of the new 2008 V-Max are a couple of new scooters; a new maxi-scoot (and fellow Max) the T-Max and a big brother to Canada’s best selling 50cc scooter, the BWs 125. NEW T-MAX 500 Although the … Continue reading NEW YAMAHA SCOOTS