The antics of the little Dutch boy did not go down well at the Pride Rally. dykesonbikes.org What’s in a name? If the name is “Dyke,” the answer could be confusing. Especially in San Francisco. The San Francisco Women’s Motorcycle Contingent was granted a trademark for the name “Dykes on Bikes” in 2006 – but … Continue reading Court backs biker dykes
A Canadian real estate agent who says motorcycles cause cancer has been granted a patent in the UK for a protective seat shield. Randal Dale Chipkar wrote a book, “Motorcycle Cancer,” and self-published it after discovering that an electromagnetic field surrounds a running motorcycle engine. Now, he’s also invented a seat you can use to … Continue reading Saved from death rays
BMW Motorrad Canada enjoyed its best-ever sales year in 2007, moving 1,627 motorcycles. That’s a 35.6 per cent increase over sales for the previous year. December was an unusually fat month for the German marque, with 102 bikes sold in Canada, about 2.6 times the sales for December 2006.
Aerosmith goes HOG-wild www.aeroforceone.com Aerosmith and Kid Rock will headline at the 25th anniversary Harley Owners Group party on Aug. 28. H.O.G. members will be offered 40,000 concert tickets at $25 each on the www.members.hog.com site, starting at 8 a.m. Central Time on March 12. The party will take place in Milwaukee and coincides with … Continue reading Rockin' at HOG
Shopping bags won’t be needed in Montreal Photo: Steve Thornton Visitors to the Montreal Motorcycle Show won’t be able to leave the Convention Centre with armloads of bargains, but that shouldn’t prevent them from making deals for helmets and other goodies. Montreal is going the way of the Quebec Motorcycle Show, which has never allowed … Continue reading No sale at show
Welcome to CMG website version 3.0! Yes, we’ve finally implemented a whole new format and look to CMG and just in time to bring us into 2008. The biggest change apparent to the readership is the absence of the old system’s use of separate ‘section’ homepages – where you would go from the main CMG … Continue reading CMG website V3.0!
Company: Bombardier/Can-Am Models involved: Spyder Problem: Some vehicles may have air in the brake hydraulics Consequence: You push on the pedal but it no stoppie like it should which could see increased stopping distance which could result in: 1) A crash … 2) Some trouser soiling. Fix: Take to dealer who will bleed the system … Continue reading Latest Recalls
Daredevil and MX free- styler Robbie Maddison www.robbiemaddison.com Less than a month after attending his hero’s funeral in Montana, an Australian freestyle motocrosser has set a world record that might have impressed Evel Knievel. Robbie Maddison made two jumps on New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas, 98.15 metres and 97.54 metres on a Honda CR, … Continue reading Aussie soars over Vegas
Okay, it’s that time of year again. ‘Tis the season for slacking off and getting drunk and as always CMG is leading the charge with a one-week shut down of the editorial department. So, no more daily news of weekly features until January 1st. Okay, technically Monday 31st Dec is the first day of the … Continue reading Happy Holidays/Winter Solstice from CMG
Bob Williams and Bonneville streamliner Motorcycle collector and Supershow producer Bar Hodgson plans to prove he’s still got it at 70 years old … on the Bonneville Salt Flats. Hodgson intends to pilot a Team Arrow Racing streamliner during Bonneville Speed Week in August, chasing a 50-year-old speed record. In 1956, William Herz rode a … Continue reading World's Fastest Bar