Turban unravels helmet law flickr.com All he really needs is a DOT sticker for his turban. Or maybe a safety pin, if Crown counsel is to be believed. An Ontario Sikh is fighting the province’s helmet law and a $110 ticket he got two years ago for riding a motorcycle while wearing nothing on his … Continue reading Helmet case in court
Start at the show and end up at the bash … Coming to the Montreal Motorcycle Show? Well, if you’re there on Saturday the 23rd Feb, then you should make sure that the annual CMG pub bash is on your schedule for that evening! As per previous years we have secured the upstairs area … Continue reading Montreal Show pub night
Just in case you missed this when it first aired about a year or so ago, here’s the interview of Editor ‘arris by Dave Hatch that appeared on Motorcycle Experience. It’s a little dated now (sadly, Mr. Seck has left us for Pakistan), but a good excuse to waste five minutes. Okay, four minutes and … Continue reading 'arris interview on M.E.
One rally good, two rallies bad Steve Thornton Why can’t we all just get along? Competition for rally visitors is heating up in central Pennsylvania. With two organizations planning to hold motorcycle rallies on the same weekend, in the same county, one of them has to go, it seems. For two years, Kenneth Knisley has … Continue reading Too many rallies
Rossi paying taxes, going home With a yen to see his paisans more often, Valentino Rossi will pack up his bags of money and head back to Italy — where he’ll bestow an early Christmas on the taxman. The MotoGP champion will pay 20 million euros to Italy’s tax department to settle a dispute that … Continue reading Rossi puts "the boot" to London
We’ve managed to strike a deal with Rene Cormier – world traveller and CMG contributor – for a special price of his 2008 Round the World Calendar for CMG-RC members. For only $5.00 (yes, that’s $15.00 off the regular price), you can have one of his 2008 calendars featuring superb photos and accompanying notes from … Continue reading Renedian Calendar offer
Barcelona Mayor Jordi Hereu: "Yes, 600 euros. And for another 50, I’ll eat this microphone." It seems only fair — you damage somebody’s motorcycle, you pay to fix it. In this case, however, it’s like paying a doctor to mend a guy’s hand after you’ve injured it with the point of your nose. The website … Continue reading Barcelona bills victim
BMW Superbike on test Photo: Motociclismo They may just be rumours, but here’s the juice and 12 grain toast on what we’ve heard about regarding BMW. Firstly, BMW’s new F800GS dual sport model will not be available in Canadian showrooms until September, joined at the same time by the new G450X enduro model. Less certain … Continue reading BMW rumours
"I could sell that." "Me too." The Canadian loonie buffed up against the U.S. greenback in 2007 and demands for lower prices appeared to threaten the Canadian motorcycle industry, but new bike sales continued to climb last year. According to statistics from the Motorcycle and Moped Industry Council, sales of new bikes in Canada increased … Continue reading Bike sales rise, slowly
Read something in CMG and want to find it again? Maybe you just missed a feature article, or you’re a new reader? Well, you’ll no doubt be pleased as punch to know that we’ve now added a search option for CMG 3.0. This means that since we changed over to the new Content Management System … Continue reading Search CMG 3.0!