Three motorcycle recalls this week – the BMW G650s, Ducati 1098 and Ducati Hypermotard. Company: BMW. Models involved: 2007 BMW G650X Challenge, G650X Country, G650X Moto Problem: On certain models a lhs final drive chain tensioner has been fitted on the rhs. A hex nut that secures said tensioner does not seat properly. Consequence: Tensioner … Continue reading Recalls
If you caught Sounds Like Canada on CBC radio a couple of days ago then you’ve probably already heard the interview between Sheila Rogers and one of Canada’s most successful motorcycle racers, Michelle Duff. If you didn’t, then click on the link to download the interview. Michelle Duff on CBC
Photo Radar as used in Calgary. Credit: Calgary Police Yesterday the Quebec transport minister, Julie Boulet, announced plans to for an 18 month pilot project which will see photo radar set up at nine sites across the province and in effect before the end of 2007. Boulet argued that this was not a measure to … Continue reading Quebec to bring in Photo Radar and other 'safety' measures
Adrian Blake. You never get tired of talking about motorcycles, right? Now you can tell the world all about it on a new online talk show. Ride (with an exclamation point) comes up on your Internet dial every two weeks, starting Wednesday, Oct. 24, and it should be amusing, as Adrian Blake chats up Michel … Continue reading Ride! and talk about riding
Earlier on in the season Honda dropped a potential bomb on their existing dealerships by announcing their intention to move towards a single-line dealership model. That being an “everything Honda under one roof”, where you’ll not only find bikes, but cars, ATVs and general power equipment too. At the recent media meeting they clarified their … Continue reading Honda single-line dealer updates
Uh? Yes, it sounds like a whole load of tripe, but what the new system will allow us to do is update news items on a daily basis, enabling the readership to see what is happening now, not last week and you’ll even be able to search for specific news items. It’s also part of … Continue reading Welcome to the new News!