Ahead of this weekend's opening round of the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship at Shannonville Motorsport Park, the Official Series Program is now available online for free. Get caught up on what to expect as the country's best racers take to the stage in Mopar Pro Superbike, Hindle Pro Sport Bike, Magneti Marelli Amateur Superbike, Bell Helmets Amateur Sport Bike and the Honda CBR250R Cup Series.
Thursday, 05 June 2014 12:13
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
Wednesday, 14 May 2014 11:43
Last week, it was announced that Dunlop will replace Pirelli as the official spec tire of the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship, ending an eight-year relationship. And just the week previously, Bridgestone announced that it will be stepping down as the tire supplier for MotoGP at the end of the 2015 season, also ending a long-running association.
Thursday, 08 May 2014 17:35
Riding season is here! Let the June issue of Inside Motorcycles help you make the most of it thanks to our 2014 Canadian Ride Guide, featuring a full schedule of rallies, rides, races, riding schools, demo days and track days across the country! The 20-page Ride Guide is included ABSOLUTELY FREE in the June issue of Inside Motorcycles.
Thursday, 08 May 2014 11:46
Flat Track Canada has announced that former CMA champion, Inside Motorcycles columnist and flat track historian Frank Wood will be announcing three Flat Track Canada events in May at Paris Speedway and the new half-mile round at the Burford Fairgrounds in Burford, ON.
Tuesday, 29 April 2014 18:10
With the snow disappearing and temperatures warming across the country, it's almost time for a new season of Canadian Superbike racing to get underway. Last year, I worked with Jodi Christie and the Accelerated Technologies/Honda Canada team and detailed much of what we accomplished in previous blogs and the October and December issues of the magazine. This year, Christie will be racing the new Honda CBR1000RR SP model in Superbike along with a CBR600RR in the Sport Bike class, and I will again be helping out with data acquisition.
Thursday, 10 April 2014 11:35
With less than two weeks before the first event of the MotoGP season, Dorna is set to introduce a new sub-category in the MotoGP class, dubbed Factory 2. It seems unbelievable that this would be the case when the goal for the class, as stated by Dorna CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta, is to have one category and one set of rules as soon as possible, but now it will be even further fragmented and harder to follow.
Friday, 14 March 2014 11:13
The April issue of Inside Motorcycles is 80 pages of two-wheeled bliss! You'll find out 2014 Adventure/Dual Sport and Touring Buyers’ Guides, exciting new Kawasaki and Victory model impressions, a story about touring in the hills of Colorado and profiles of champions from the worlds of drag racing and vintage road racing. Throw in a couple of intriguing technical articles and our usual mix of insider columns, news and product reviews, and you've got another killer issue of Inside Motorcycles.
Friday, 14 February 2014 11:53
The recent MotoGP test at Sepang, Malaysia, provided the first real chance to see how the new rules for 2014 have changed the structure of the class and how the performance of the various machines compares. Since 2012, the class has been filled out with bikes under the CRT (Claiming Rule Team) clause, which ostensibly meant production-based engines in prototype chassis. However, this year the Claiming Rule has been dropped and a new two-tier structure introduced.
Thursday, 13 February 2014 17:04