Triumph now in Kelowna Triumph has been busy recently getting some new dealers set up, with two new ones in Ontario and B.C. In Toronto, Ducati dealer Rev Cycles at 25 Bathurst Street (just north of Front), adds Triumph to its showroom. In Kelowna, B.C., South West Motorrad, which opened a year ago and deals … Continue reading New Triumph Dealers
Good Day, I am trying to contact Triumph Canada to discuss their views on the disparity on pricing and sales between here and the States. I find it hard to understand that they are not willing to support the Canadian dealers to a level that is at least similar to that which they give the … Continue reading Emailbag ? Triumph Canada contact email?
Ariel single with supercharger A supercharged single could mark the return of Brit-bike name Ariel to motorcycle production. Ariel has released information about three motorcycle designs that are under consideration: a naked bike with a Honda four-cylinder motor, an electric bike, and a light single with a supercharger. To date, the company has only issued … Continue reading Supercharged Ariel
calabogiemotorsports.com Calabogie MotorSports Park is booking track time for 2008, and the calendar is filling up fast. Although it’s not a cheap place to rent by any means, the track is one of Canada’s best, located north of Kingston, and a tadge west of Ottawa, Ont. For info or to book some hot laps, contact … Continue reading Book your lap time
Quentin Tarantino thinks it’s been too many years since we had a decent biker movie, and so with buddy Larry Bishop he’s produced Hell Ride, which is currently planned for a 2008 release. Tarantino dreamed up the idea after watching a print of The Savage Seven with the son of actor Joey Bishop. He wanted … Continue reading Big screen bad bikers
Are you going to the Toronto Motorcycle Show this coming weekend? If so then you should make some time to come to the CMG Xmas Bash (okay it’s the December pub night, but it’s the last one before Xmas, so it’s the Xmas bash okay?). The Bash takes place at the C’est What? pub on … Continue reading CMG XMas Bash
Between the opening chords of a successful rock opera and the first screams of joy at a brand new rollercoaster, there was Evel Knievel’s last breath, with supplemental oxygen. Knievel died at 69 on Nov. 30 in his Clearwater, Flo., home – sick with diabetes, scarred lungs, and hepatitis. But he had survived numerous operations, … Continue reading Evel dead
Claudia Mitchell gets a bionic high-five A former US marine who lost her left arm in a motorcycle accident has been fitted with a prosthetic limb that operates much like a natural arm. Claudia Mitchell received a "Bionic Arm" at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, where the prosthesis was developed by a team working under … Continue reading Crash victim re-armed
We’ve done the draw for the free tickets and selected ten winners. Congratulations go to: Pat Harris Jim Sinclair Mark Harman Tyler Bundy Kevan Welch Gord Lalonde Mike Chan Lawrence Buwalda Albert Chumpelik Julie Bolduc For more info on the show, check out www.motorcycleshows.ca.
Don Morgan and Cone-Head A helmet developed by a Brisbane physicist was named “Invention of the Year” on the Australian television show The New Inventors. Don Morgan’s “Cone-Head” helmet uses cone structures in the liner to better absorb impact shocks. He spent 20 years developing and refining the helmet after studying the effects of crashes … Continue reading Cone-head helmet wins