No longer too old to race Rob MacLennan photo The Honda CBR125R Challenge, a spec road racing class with limited allowable modifications that’ll be running with the Parts Canada Superbike/PMP series through 2008, has changed its rider mandate. Originally for racers from the ages of 14 to 22, the series will now remove the age … Continue reading Age rule lifted for women
RACE champion Andrew Nelson The Canadian Thunder bit of the 2008 Parts Canada Superbike series is certainly hotting up. First KTM announced it was planning to enter the fray, and now Ducati says they’ll be entering a team using NCR-modified bikes, entered by NCR Canada under the leadership of Joe Ippoliti. The Italian bike and … Continue reading Thunder getting hot
Motogiro under the palms Legions of vintage bike lovers, Italian sport riders, and regular motorcycle enthusiasts are expected at this summer’s Motogiro America, according to the organizing company’s boss. It’s David Gross’s company, Dream Engine, that is putting on the American event for lovers of old bikes. "I am amazed at the interest and participation … Continue reading Motogiro USA or Canada
Schumacher: "These cars … so boring …" mschumacher.com Michael Schumacher, seven-time world Formula One driving champion, has been dabbling with bikes since his retirement last year. He’s had a Harley road bike for years, has been playing on track days with a Triumph Street Triple, and has used his Ferrari contacts to get play-day rides … Continue reading Schumacher proves he's fast
Mr. Gort meets Ms. Lopez. A dutch winemaker has just insured his proboscis for a cool 8 million dollars after hearing about a man who lost his sense of smell after a car accident. Ilja Gort realized that if he lost his own sense of smell, he would no longer be able to taste wine … Continue reading No motorcycling for $8 million nose
Just because the Easter bunny is dead doesn’t mean we can’t take a day off! Apparently this is the earliest Easter we’ve had since 1914 (or something like). But that’s not important, what is important is that CMG is taking the offered holiday to shut down the editorial department for Easter Monday. So Happy Easter … Continue reading Easter holiday
KTM have released a website dedicated to their new RC8 sportbike complete with smokin’ video. To check out the new site and video, go to www.ktm-rc8.net.
Time for an update of the differences between US and Canadian process? We think so.
Xcountry time warps back from 2009, shrinking in the process. Bit early, perhaps, but BMW has announced some changes to the dual-sport G650 Xcountry for the 2009 model year. The bike has been lowered and new colours (plain sunset yellow and white metallic matt) have been chosen. A significant reduction in the height of the … Continue reading BMW shrink Xcountry
Whenever I’ve been on an adventure into the depths of some country, I’ve always come out smelling a bit rank. The last thing on my mind is "eh, I should bottle this smell and sell it". However, it may be just me that has the odour of rankness post adventure as it appears that Mr. … Continue reading Eau d' Ewan