Bayliss fastest on Ducati troybayliss.com World superbike is the first series to get back on track after the Christmas break, with testing in Qatar already complete and the teams now in Australia at Philip Island. Big shock (not!) – Troy Bayliss and his factory Xerox Ducati have been the fastest so far, followed by the … Continue reading Bayliss leads WSB return
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
GSX-R 125? Maybe … According to British motorcycle magazine MCN, Suzuki is getting set to produce a pint-sized GSX-R for new riders. The mag claims that the liquid-cooled GSX-R125 will be released in the UK later this year and will look like its larger siblings. However, we contacted Suzuki Canada to confirm this story, … Continue reading Baby gixxer
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
Scrutineering tent empty following announcement 2008 was supposed to have marked the 30th anniversary of the Dakar Rally. Instead, and for the first time since its inception in 1978, this year will go down in history as the first time the Dakar was cancelled. With less than 24 hours before the official start of the … Continue reading Dakar called off
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
Hacking’s account of the 2001 Dakar There are very few sporting events that capture the imagination or arouse a person’s sense of adventure the way the Dakar Rally can. Set against the backdrop of the Sahara desert, it is a stage on which the human condition is played out for two weeks every year. The … Continue reading To Dakar and Back
"As seen on CMG". That’s gotta be worth $20.00 alone … World traveller and CMG contributor, Rene Cormier has just released his 2008 Round the World Calendar featuring photos and notes from the African leg of his tour. The calendars are available now and sell for C$20.00. If you’re going to be at either the … Continue reading 2008 Renedian Calendars
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!