Rene the star at T.O. show


A typical scene at MMIC motorcycle show. Photo: Steve Thornton

Rene Cormier and his world travels will
be a star attraction at the MMIC Toronto Motorcycle Show.

Cormier spent five years circling the
world on a BMW GS650 and much of his journey was featured on CMG.

He has also written and published a
book about his travels, The University of Gravel Roads, which won an
last June from the Independent Publishers Association.

Cormier will speak
about his world tour at the Full Throttle Stage during the Toronto
Motorcycle Show, which runs Dec. 10-12 at the Metro Toronto
Convention Centre.

The show opens the MMIC’s winter
motorcycle show circuit, which brings new motorcycles from most of
the manufacturers (including BMW, BRP, Ducati, Harley-Davidson,
Honda, Hyosung, Kawasaki, KTM, Polaris, Royal Enfield, Suzuki,
Triumph, Victory, and Yamaha) that sell in Canada to Moncton, Quebec
City, Montreal, Toronto, Edmonton, Calgary, and Vancouver.

Along with the new bikes will be a
number of popular show features, including She Rides Night on Friday,
Dec. 10, with free admission for women after 5 p.m.; the Yamaha
Riding School for Kidswith free lessons for kids six to 12 on Yamaha
off-road motorcycles; Rider Nation with a number of clubs,
associations and other motorcycling groups; and Memory Lane,
presented by the Vintage Road Racing Association.

Admission is $16 for adults, $10 for
kids, and free for little kids.

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