Tell ’em what you’ve seen Screw it. Let’s ride. Or better yet, let’s go to the nearest pub. But first, let’s write a love letter to Harley-Davidson. The Milwaukee company is running an ad campaign that asks website visitors to write their own version of a company "rally cry" that begins: "I don’t do fear. … Continue reading What's your rally cry?
King Eddy: posh digs for IMMA meeting A major international meeting of motorcycle manufacturers will get underway tomorrow at Le Royal Meridian King Edward Hotel in downtown Toronto. The Motorcycle and Moped Industry Council is hosting the conference of the International Motorcycle Manufacturers Association all week long. MMIC president Bob Ramsay said in a press … Continue reading Industry meet in T.O.
Steve Crevier signed with Buell Steve Thornton photo Okay, the music has finally stopped, the dashing from chair to chair is done, and left standing is … Michael Taylor. The multi-time Canadian Superbike champ, who seemed to have found a comfortable spot with BMW in the Thunder class last year, won’t be racing in 2008, … Continue reading Racing's line-up for 2008
An Indian motorcycle that was made 94 years ago in Toronto is set to go up for auction in the U.S. The 1914 Hendee Special will be auctioned at Bonhams sale of motorcycles in Half Moon Bay, Calif., on the weekend. The old bike was found nearly 40 years ago in a Vancouver junkyard, according … Continue reading Toronto-built Indian for sale
… and now motorcycles! Toronto’s municipal government has agreed to let motorcyclists use High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes controlled by the city, even with only one rider aboard. City councillor Case Ootes announced on Wednesday that a motion to let motorcycles and scooters into HOV lanes passed in council. City staff now will amend bylaws … Continue reading HOV lanes OK in TO
Temecula, California – “And you ride the distant beaches upon your Buell Ulysses,” sang Eric Clapton on Cream’s “Disraeli Gears.” Okay, maybe not those exact words but beaches and Ulysses were definitely mentioned.
Who makes the best inventions? No, it’s not the Brits with their “Beatles.” It’s not the U.S.A. with … well, everything else. Nope — it’s the Canucks! That’s right, and 18-year-old Benjamin J. Poss Gulak, a T.O. resident no less, has proved it with a two-wheeled motorcycle. Already done, you say? Sure, but with a … Continue reading Short bike made in Canada
Eh? Well you may have noticed that under the two latest features on the CMG homepage is a new link called "More Features". Click on it and you’ll be magically transported to several pages of CMG features since we changed to a Content Item Manager system last November. Why has it taken so long you … Continue reading "More Features"
Wet and cold 125 class Scott McKay photo Honda Canada has gotten back into racing in an itsy-bitsy teeny-weeny way this year, sponsoring a series for their CBR125 starter bikes that will run in conjunction with the Parts Canada national series. Originally it was intended for teens; then as the number of participants failed to … Continue reading CBR125 series all wet
And farther back … Hodgson, DiSalvo, Bostrom fight for third amasuperbike.com The suspense was, um, non-existent at California’s Fontana Speedway for the third round of the AMA Superbike series (the second under the direct control of Canada’s Colin Fraser who also directs the Parts Canada superbike and Moto ST endurance series). Race 1, Yoshimura Suzuki … Continue reading Spies, Mladin in yawnfest