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
Bayliss, with Haga in hot pursuit www.superbike.it Troy Bayliss has announced this will be his last year of racing, and it appears that his competition are going to be more and more pleased about that call as the season goes on. Bayliss rocked the WSB world with his second double win of the season at … Continue reading Bayliss boss of the track
"Valentino? Nah, not me!" An Australian has apparently figured out that if you’re going to fake something, you’re better off to fake something valuable — like the only real superstar in motorcycle racing. Valentino Rossi has been seen wandering around the Australian city of Cairns lately, signing autographs, taking a waitress for a ride on … Continue reading I am not Valentino!
Moto GP star Chris Vermeulen has set off a safety campaign for Australia’s growing number of motorcyclists. Vermeulen says he’s frustrated at the number of casualties racked up on Australia’s roads. "Don’t treat the road like a race track," he says, "is one of the main messages of the campaign." Vermeulen, who is familiar with … Continue reading Moto GP star for safety
Production of Honda motorcycles at the new Kumamoto factory has begun, the company says. The Japanese plant replaces the idled Marysville, Ohio plant, which represented Honda motorcycle production in the U.S. for many years, but was recently shut down. Honda says its new Japanese plant uses high-tech efficiency and environmental features to ease its pressure … Continue reading New plant opens in Japan
Kubala Washatko Architects Inc. "Road warriors welcome," the website says. "We’ll get your motor runnin’." The converted building that will open this summer as the Iron Horse Hotel claims to represent the death of mundane hotel experiences in Milwaukee. It’ll be located a few blocks from the new Harley-Davidson Museum, and will cater to a … Continue reading Business bikers welcome