Yes, the 2011 Mad Bastards Scooter Rally video is ready!
It’s a busy week for international shows with the Paris Motorcycle Show and the Tokyo Auto show both occurring. So what you ask? Well, CMG blew* its entire 2012 budget and sent two special envoys to cover these events for our beloved readership.
We love the Mad Bastard with its 24 hours of 50 cc scooter mayhem, but is there a way of opening up the concept to bigger bikes without making it somewhat dangerous? Zac and ‘Arris come up with the Dawn till Dusk rally and make a proof of concept ride through the Maritimes.
Costa flies out to Kamloops for the 16th Annual H.O.G. Rally. Seems like a whole load of riders didn’t get the memo about proper biker etiquette.
Costa Mouzouris gets invited to ride some of Harley’s new bikes via a road trip to the iconic Sturgis Bike Rally. What better way to sample the new Blackline, Switchback and a Fat Boy Lo?
The Mad Bastard Scooter Rally took place on June 24-25, and it was slow, it was painful, and of course madness prevailed. Did you expect anything less?
John Bayliss is a genuine motorcycle enthusiast who has been product manager at Yamaha Motor Canada for many years. He tells us how the 2012 BW’s 50 came to be.
Deeley Harley-Davidson and Ruthless Racing prepared an XR1200 for media types who want to try their hand at a real race, in the new XR1200 Cup Series. Costa Mouzouris took them up on their offer.
The last time the Canadian motorcycle industry had a good year was back in 2008. That was also the last big spike in gas prices. With gas once again getting all spikey we take a look at how this may help to make 2011 a turnaround along with other factors that may help or just spoil the party.
Canadian print publications have been receiving huge subsidies from the government for over a decade. But now they’re letting them use that money to develop their web sites too. Is it game over for web-only magazines?