A new Ontario rally for the North Bay area is scheduled to take place Aug. 9. Like the Black Fly Rally that it replaces, the Northern Exposure Rally is a 24-hour event, but there is also a 12-hour mini-rally that starts at the same time, for wussies who would rather sleep than ride. The Northern … Continue reading Northern rally
Richard Minott (left) with brother Garfield and friend Rob Lukasiewicz: Scorpion makers The Scorpion by Canjamoto – that’s Canja, with a C – is a rebodied BMW R1200S that adds a whole new style to the big Beemer. Canjamoto – short for Canadian Jamaican Motorsports – is a Toronto outfit, headed by Jamaica-born, Toronto-raised designer … Continue reading BMW sculpted with flow
Here’s one way to get more people to take riding skills courses: make them free. Rider training a "worthy cause" motorcycle.humber.ca If “Riders University” in California takes off – and it might, since it’s already been given a $25,000 donation from a Canadian company – some new riders in the U.S. could enjoy a drop … Continue reading Scholarships for riders
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