Tick-tock to the 4th … Rumour has it that there are a couple of new Yamahas about to be unveiled at the beginning of June. Yamaha Canada reps were tight lipped when asked for more details, only confirming that the two new models will be officially released on the 4th and 6th of June. Indeed … Continue reading New Yamahas in the pipe?
A Buell for the "man in blue" Buell has developed a police model from its XB12 Ulysses, a "special duty patrol vehicle" for police agencies and private security firms, according to the company. Powered by the same 1203 cc V-twin seen in other Buells, the XB12XP police bike uses fully adjustable Showa suspension pieces front … Continue reading Buell sprouts lights, siren
Editor ‘arris took a holiday in the UK, got a Ducati GT 1000 for a week and went for a quick spin to Scotland in search of scotch.
Haugen’s on Thursday nights Here are a couple of events that didn’t make the gate for our Ride Guide, but that we know you want to hear about anyway. BMW Motorrad will stage a women-only test ride at the Best Western Hotel in Orangeville, located at the junction of highways 9 and 10, on Sunday. … Continue reading Motorrad for women plus a ride-in
Denise Maple says women are not only riding moremotorcycles, but they’re starting motorcycle-related companies, too. Proof lies in her own firm, VaVaVroom, which makes bikerfashion for “real women,” whatever that means. Maples says VaVaVroom “offers what a lot of other companiesdo not — clothing with sizes ranging from XS to 5X and fashionable designs madeout … Continue reading Real women wanted for gear
Emerson Conner hangs with AMA vet Larry Pegram Here’s a shocker … Yoshimura Suzuki dominated AMA Superbike racing at Infineon Raceway/Sears Point/Sonoma, choose your favourite track name. Ben Spies took wins in both ends of the AMA Superbike double-header at Infineon Raceway near San Francisco, both times followed home by team-mate and six-time U.S. champ … Continue reading Yosh Suzi still unbeatable
Rossi leads Stoner to the victory flag Valentino Rossi has returned to form, what with two consecutive wins after a half-season drought, standing back on top of the Moto GP standings after longer than that, and getting back into full clown mode after his win at Le Mans in France. This time Rossi paid tribute … Continue reading Rossi entertains at 90th win
It’s better than bare feet … Fed up of feeling like you have to conform to what the safety Nazis tell you is the right motorcycle gear? Missing the feeling of the wind between your toes? Well international shoe maker Bata has just the thing for you with their new "Motor Sandal". Developed by the … Continue reading Bata "Motor Sandal"
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MMIC pres Bob Ramsay signs deal with Chinese motorcycle association boss Bingnan Chen. Motorcycles and ATVs made in China should be more uniformly in-line with Canadian standards, thanks to an agreement signed recently by Bob Ramsay, president of the Motorcycle & Moped Industry Council, and Bingnan Chen, secretary-general of the Chinese Chamber of Commerce for … Continue reading Chinese bikes safer