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
Anders Eriksson takes the new BMW into fourth place. The first round of the World Enduro series went off last weekend in Sweden … and the weather was about what you’d expect, more suited to snowmobile Snow-Cross than off-road motorcycles. KTM took two of the four classes, with Honda and Husqvarna splitting the other two, … Continue reading WEC first round
Colin Fraser takes over the world one series at a time. The sale of AMA pro racing to the Daytona Motorsports Group hasn’t taken long to affect things … a press release dated March 16 states that “Moto-ST series director Colin Fraser will become the race director for the AMA Superbike Championship starting with the … Continue reading Canuck to run AMA Superbike
Trial improvements – a good idea The Canadian Off-Highway Vehicle Distributors Council has been handing out money again, and once again, it’s to help groups of motorcyclists and ATV riders get done with projects. Money was given to a number of organizations, including the B.C. Off-Road Motorcycle Association (for a Bear Creek trail system), the … Continue reading Money for trails