Pedrosa, Stoner, and Edwards celebrate victory Casey Stoner did it again in Assen this past weekend, taking his Marlboro Ducati to the top of every practice and qualifying session and then simply checking out in the race, winning by more than 11 seconds and it could easily have been much more. There was nobody else … Continue reading Stoner rules at Assen
The smell of new leather is special, but when it’s blended with eau d’Jolie, it becomes more than a mere smell, it’s … an auction! Yes, you too can bid on the leather motorcycle jacket worn by Angelina Jolie in her new action film, "Wanted," by visiting charityfolks.com and laying down your hard earned cash … Continue reading As close as you'll ever get to Angelina
Xaus is happy to get the BMW gig. BMW Motorrad Motorsport has announced the signing of 30-year-old World Superbike ace Ruben Xaus to head up their WSB challenge in 2009 and 2010 aboard the new S1000RR. Most of Xaus’ top-level career has been on Ducatis – he’s currently teamed with Max Biaggi on the Sterilgarda … Continue reading BMW Superbike Pace Picks Up
Avon Tyres has added a track day line to their Viper Range with the Viper Xtreme. The new tire features a race compound and a minimal tread pattern for grip and tire life, and variable winding (fibres closer together at the centre and more widely spaced at the shoulders) is claimed to improve stability. The … Continue reading Track day tire
A page from "13" A book of photos celebrating the Ontario town of Port Dover’s Friday the 13th biker experience has been published by photographer Kal Commodore. "13, Port Dover, A Photo Journal" is 176 pages, hardcover, and retails for $44.95 Cdn. Proceeds from sales will help support the NYCA (Norfolk Youth and Children’s Association), … Continue reading Port Dover between the covers
A Motoress track day will be held at the Rider Development Track of Mosport International Raceway on July 6, specifically for female riders. Objective for the event is to help women improve their non-racing skills, with coaching on cornering methods, high speed techniques, braking, and other riding technicalities. See motoress.com for more info.
With just under three weeks to go before Team CMG tries its luck at its third Paris-Dacre Rally, they opt to tackle the Algonquin 2 day trail ride to see if they might just actually have a chance at finishing the P-D this year!
Grizzly like a concrete wall A motorcycle rider collided with a grizzly bear last Tuesday evening and came away with broken bones and a story that’s impressed his pals at the Regina fire station where he works. Ken Hauk was riding his new Harley-Davidson with some friends in Kootenay Park, near the B.C.-Alberta boundary, when … Continue reading Harley 1, Grizzly 0
Aerostich e-Fill will save your lips Drinking gasoline is bad, which is why Aerostich offers a siphon that never needs to touch your lips. The e-Fill Siphon is self-priming and ultra compact, and comes with a “super soak towel” to clean up any sloppiness. It also comes in a carrying case that will hold 1/8 … Continue reading For when drinking is bad
CBR 125 Cup winner Stevie Nickerson Don Empey photo The fourth round of the RACE Superseries championship (is it half-way through the season already?!!?) went off in absolutely perfect conditions last weekend, with big grids and lots of tight action. Shannonville specialist and crowd favourite Frank Trombino checked out in the Pro Superbike race, with … Continue reading RACE action perfect