The first round of the 2015 Mopar CSBK series, held at Calabogie Motorsports Park, is in the books. This year I am again working with Jodi Christie and the Honda Canada/Accelerated Technologies team, looking after data and electronics on Jodi's CBR600RR and CBR1000RR SP.
Tuesday, 23 June 2015 13:16 Published in Andrew Trevitt
After four rounds of the 2015 MotoGP season, Valentino Rossi sits atop the standings, with two victories and four podium finishes to his credit. While the Movistar Yamaha rider has definitely taken advantage of his competitors' various misfortunes in the opening rounds, he has just as definitely shown he is capable of winning in a straight-up battle - as he did in convincing fashion by outfoxing Marc Marquez in Argentina.
Friday, 15 May 2015 12:20 Published in Andrew Trevitt
On October 5, a group of 12 people went on a ‘Ride to Eat’ to Red Deer, AB, a one-way distance of 155 km from Edmonton along Highway 2. Since a big part of a Ride to Eat is the riding, most of us put on close to 500 km on what turned out to be a gorgeous sunny day with a high of 19. One of the regular crew bowed out of this little excursion, stating it was getting a little late in the year.
Friday, 10 October 2014 16:48 Published in Touring Essentials with R. Bruce Thomas
When the temperature rises, it is important to avoid overheating and dehydration. A recent group ride took a nasty turn when one of the fellows passed out at 110 km/h. I was out in front and didn’t see the calamity, but the riders who were at the tail of the group said it was one of the most distressing things they had ever seen. After a battery of tests, it was deemed that the rider had simply lost consciousness due to dehydration. Luckily, besides getting to go shopping in a few months to replace his two-month old Triumph Trophy, he only suffered a broken arm.
Thursday, 17 July 2014 15:42 Published in Touring Essentials with R. Bruce Thomas
In his latest Touring Essentials blog installment, R. Bruce Thomas talks about rider vision, citing lessons learned during his first ride of the year a few weeks ago - lessons that can apply to all motorcyclists and road users to minimize safety risks all year long.
Friday, 16 May 2014 10:05 Published in Touring Essentials with R. Bruce Thomas
After the success of regular IM touring correspondent R. Bruce Thomas' recent online feature, 'Capturing Your Adventure, Part I', we decided to give him his own dedicated blog. Bruce will be discussing everything you need to know about touring, from gear to maintenance to tips for the road. In his latest blog, Thomas continues his discussion on how to best capture your road trip adventures.
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 15:45 Published in Touring Essentials with R. Bruce Thomas
Canadian-based international Superbike racer Dan Kruger has signed to race for the factory-supported BMW Racing Team Penz13.com for both the legendary Isle of Man TT and the “fastest race in the world,” the Northwest 200.
Friday, 28 February 2014 11:36 Published in Reports, Results & Points
Rounds 3 and 4 of the China Superbike Series come to town June 14-16 and Canadian Pro Dan Kruger will be ready to keep the momentum going from Rounds 1 and 2.
Friday, 07 June 2013 15:17 Published in News
At the recent MotoGP event in Austin, Tex., Repsol Honda rider Marc Marquez became the youngest-ever rider to win a premier-class Grand Prix race, displacing Freddie Spencer from the record he had held for more than 30 years. It was the young Spaniard's second MotoGP race, and after two rounds he is tied with reigning champion Jorge Lorenzo atop the point standings.
Thursday, 02 May 2013 18:21 Published in Andrew Trevitt