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There is no doubt that winter is here. Regardless of where you live in Canada, one look out the window is the only encouragement required to stay indoors and focus on memories of your favourite warm weather riding destination. As the result of a perfectly-timed invitation from Harley-Davidson Canada, I…

Mountain View, Calif. (February 12, 2019) – The eyes of the global motorcycle community will be focused on Canada this weekend as the Toronto Motorcycle Show kicks off with an amazing array of new Ducati motorcycles, including the unveiling of the new flagship Panigale V4 R. This V4 superbike from…
KTM’s best, largest and most ambitious assault on MotoGP Grand Prix racing was unveiled a short distance from the factory in Mattighofen, Austria this afternoon. Riders and staff from Red bull KTM Factory Racing and Red Bull KTM Tech3 were introduced by KTM management as part of the company’s most…
While unable to complete as many laps over the three-day test as normal, Marc Marquez and the Repsol Honda Team leave pleased with progress made. Finally the Sepang Test has come to a close, Marc Marquez completing a total of 105 laps while evaluating the various new parts for the…

Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP Team’s Maverick Viñales and Valentino Rossi have completed their testing programme at the Sepang International Circuit today. The third and last eight-hour session was crucial to collect some final data, as the team-mates tried new aero parts. They rode until the very end of the session,…
The Mission Winnow Ducati team archived the first official MotoGP tests of 2019 at Sepang (Malaysia). In the third and last session, all riders tried to set their fastest time in the morning – with cooler temperatures and, consequently, faster track conditions – and both Danilo Petrucci and Andrea Dovizioso…

Maverick Viñales (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) got within just 0.067 of Jorge Lorenzo’s fastest ever lap of Sepang on Day 2 of testing, with the 1:58.830 set by Lorenzo last season – although not an official lap record – now surely under threat on Day 3. Viñales had been hovering…

VALENCIA, SPAIN – February 6, 2019 - Canadian motorcycle road racer Jonathan “Jonny” Finn is pleased to officially announce that he’s re-signed with the XCtech Team to contest the 2019 Spanish ESBK Pre-Moto3 Championship. This coming season will mark the third consecutive year the 15-year-old Canadian road racer and Spanish-based…
The Annual Meeting of members of the Canadian Motorcycle Association was held in Hamilton on Sunday, January 27th. Elected to the Board of Directors with a mandate ending 2020 was: • Holly Ralph, Ancaster, Ontario Continuing in the second year of their mandate ending 2019 are: Florence Berard, Ormstown, Quebec Joseph Godsall,…
January 30, 2019 (Toronto, ON) – Yamaha Motor Canada bLU cRU ambassador Cody Matechuk stood atop the X Games podium for the second year in a row after winning Gold in the Snow BikeCross competition in Aspen, CO on Saturday, January 26. Matechuk (Cochrane, AB) and fellow Yamaha Motor Canada…

After a positive start yesterday, the Aruba.it Racing - Ducati team successfully concluded its first tests of 2019 at Jerez de la Frontera (Spain). Alvaro Bautista and Chaz Davies clocked 103 and 58 laps respectively, posting the 4th and 10th best time in the combined WorldSBK rankings and moving forward…
In tribute to the late, great Nicky Hayden, who passed away in 2017, the number 69 will be retired from premier class Grand Prix racing at the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas in Austin, Texas. The "Kentucky Kid" rode 69 to the crown and MotoGP™ Legend status during…

Borgo Panigale, Bologna, 21 January 2019 – The Borgo Panigale plant has begun producing the new Diavel 1260. The first bike rolled off the line on Monday 21 January and, as is the tradition, was greeted by the entire factory with a toast and an official speech by CEO Claudio…
NEW YORK, NY – 21 JANUARY 2019 – After unveiling the 2019 Moto Guzzi V85TT Adventure at the IMS Show in Long Beach, California, and continued interest throughout winter tradeshows, Moto Guzzi has launched pre- order website, allowing reservations to be first among recipients upon dealer arrival later this year.…

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