New Track Rumours Fans were disappointed to find out that the contractor had got the scale out by several decimal points … Almost since the day after Harewood Acres near Jarvis, ON (SW of Hamilton) shut down in 1970, there have been rumours of a new motorsport facility of some sort in the area. This … Continue reading New track, new series.
Screw the Smart car … If you mated a BMW C1 (a roofed scooter that was classed as a car in Europe) with an MP3 (Piaggio’s three-wheel scooter, not Apple’s music playing device), you might end up withsomething like Peugeot’s glass-roofed two-seat HYmotion3 Compressor Concept, which showed up this week at the Paris motor show. … Continue reading HYmotion3 concept
We’re looking to expand our staff at CMG and so have set up a new section on the website where we can post any current job vacancies just in case any of you are looking at the chance to become one of us (and earn a few bucks in the process). The section is called … Continue reading Careers @ CMG
The Commando 961 might yet some to production. Just in time for All-Hallows Eve comes word of yet another proposed Norton return from the dead. The venerable English firm (originally founded in 1898, although the first motorcycles weren’t built until 1902) is supposedly on life-support once again. To say the financial history of the … Continue reading Norton Revival?
Marie–Josee Boucher on the top of the podium with Genevieve Lesieur (to the right) hope to repeat this scene at Daytona. photo: genevievelesieur.com In the CMG road racing reports, we’ve mentioned some of the fast women in the Womens’ Cup series in Canada before, and we’ve also touched on the Moto ST endurance series … Continue reading Girls, girls, girls
Editor ‘arris’ conclusions on his recent trip to Taiwan to check out all thins KYMCO (and some other things beside). Vietnam? Twentysix percent …
Blackfoot Motorcycle Ltd. – one of Canada’s biggest powersport dealers and a Honda dealer since 1970 – has launched a $1.5 million lawsuit against Honda Canada. Blackfoot is claiming (among other things) that it was arm-twisted into taking on a ton of non-current inventory in 2007 with the proviso that their Honda franchise would be … Continue reading Blackfoot sues Honda Canada
Ewan McGregor’s and Charlie Boorman’s latest riding adventure – The Long Way Down – will be shown in a special 2 hour presentation tonight at Cineplex cinemas – for one night only! The event is a warm up to the series being shown on National Geographic Canada later this month and will be shown in … Continue reading Long Way Down at the silver screen
Looks like fun! A Norwegian company, Brudeli, showed off a KTM-powered three-wheeler at Intermot that like Piaggio’s MP3 features dual leaning front wheels. The Brudeli 654L Leanster is based on the KTM 690 Supermoto and uses the 690’s single that develops about 55 hp. Maximum lean angle is 45 degrees. The frame is steel tube … Continue reading Euro-tilter at Intermot
Author and photographer, Miss Moffat. This year’s ADAR (All Day Adventure Ride) took place last weekend. As one of the sponsors of the annual event, CMG sent photographer/reporter Sarah Moffat along to see how it all went down. One does not partake in an ADAR without a very clear understanding of what ADAR stands … Continue reading ADAR – Ride Report