Yes it’s that time again. Time to over drink, over eat and over make an idiot of yourself. However you decide to over do it, have fun and we’ll be back next week to shake you out of your hangover.
If recent trends continue, Canada should make progress toward economic recovery this year, but 2009 was a year of recession, and as you’d expect, it was a tough one for the motorcycle industry.
To date there are only six Canadians that have managed to complete the gruelling Dakar Rally. Patrick Trahan is one of those, being the only one of five Canucks to enter the 2010 Dakar on a motorcycle, and finish it. We asked you for some of your questions for Pat, and then came up with some of our own.
We’re taking the rest of the week off and we suggest that you do the same! More CMG next week – Happy Holidays!!!
The Calabogie Boogie’s been around since 1989, but up until this year it didn’t have a dual-sport element. Editor ‘Arris checks out the Boogie from the saddle of a BMW F800GS.
Costa Mouzouris gives us his take on where Traction Control for motorcycles is currently at and what the future holds.
Editor ‘arris takes a look at some of the more recent Chinese imports and ponders the state of the Chinese motorcycle market in Canada.
Editor ‘arris caught up with Rene at the 2009 Edmonton & Vancouver Motorcycle Shows where he posed 10 Questions
from the CMG readership & staff about his epic journey.
Editor ‘arris had a 30 minute interview with stunt rider Jason Britten at the recent Toronto Motorcycle Show and managed to squeeze in 10 questions posed by the CMG readership.
It’s been a whole year since we did our first analysis of how Canadian pricing of motorcycles compares to that of the U.S. And what a difference a year makes!