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Ahead of the first Official MotoGP test of 2013 which will start on Tuesday, the CRT outfits got off to a frustrating start at the Sepang International Circuit on Sunday, as a series of problems for the three teams that were testing meant there was very little track action throughout the…

Canadian expert flat track rider and AMA Grand National regular Doug "The Mississauga Missile" Lawrence took his talents indoors and onto the ice last weekend. Taking part in an event at the Perani arena in Flint, Michigan, Lawrence was riding a machine borrowed from AMA Grand National champion Jared Mees.
Almost hidden in a press release we received from BMW (full release below) was the following line:"...the BMW Group signed a purchase agreement with Pierer Industrie AG (Austria) for the acquisition of Husqvarna Motorcycles." Who is Pierer Industrie AG? Among other things, they are 51% owners of KTM.

From February 1 to 3, the Centre de foires de Québec - ExpoCité Site will host the 2013 Quebec City Motorcycle & ATV Show. The Quebec City stop on The Motorcycle Shows national tour provides riders and enthusiasts in La Belle Province a unique opportunity to see the latest models…
MARKHAM, Ont. - "New thinking and more action on public policy and safety initiatives that recognize the importance of the growing motorcycling community across Canada" - that's the message behind a new, collaborative-based Statement of Policy, launched on Tuesday by the Motorcyclists Confederation of Canada (MCC).
The “Cardion AB style” gala programme was all about two stars this year: Karel Abraham and his new ART motorcycle for the 2013 MotoGP season. The bike in the 2013 season livery was unveiled in the deconsecrated chapel of Sacre Coeur in the historical downtown Prague, Czech Republic on Monday.…

THORNBURY, Ont.; PORT PERRY Ont. – Canadian-made Hindle Exhaust Systems and Canadian AMA Pro GoPro Daytona SportBike competitor Ben Young have teamed up for a new partnership for the 2013 AMA Pro Road Racing season. Founded by Canadian Motorcycle Hall of Fame inductee and Canadian National Superbike Champion and top-ranked AMA…
Details are still limited, but Aprilia let the world see its brand new RSV4 Factory APRC ABS SBK model with an unconventional Facebook launch at 9 AM EST on Thursday morning. What we do know is that the SBK special edition model is in celebration of Aprilia's 2012 eni World…

In just under two weeks time the long wait for on-track MotoGP action will be over as the 2013 season tests continue as the teams and riders descend on Sepang to kick off the first of eight tests before the opening race in Qatar.
FIXI Crescent Suzuki has made a very positive start to the new 2013 eni FIM Superbike World Championship season following two successful Spanish tests. The final day of the test at Jerez on Wednesday gave both Leon Camier and Jules Cluzel a full day of fine weather to assess their…

Jonathan Rea and Leon Haslam completed a two-day test at Jerez in Spain on Wednesday, their first track outing in the new Pata Honda World Superbike livery and the final European winter test for the team. The team used its second test at Jerez – new to the World Superbike…
UK moto apparel and protection company Knox knows what it's like to be cold. The Brits have a special kind of cold all their own — it's a damp, nasty, bone-penetrating chill that'll freeze your marrow solid in minutes — so Knox recently released their Cold Killers underwear (or base…
FIXI Crescent Suzuki secured valuable information for the season ahead following a very wet first day at the eni FIM Superbike World Championship test at Jerez in Spain on Tuesday.

U.S. racing outfit Attack Performance has confirmed that it will contest the State-side MotoGP races this year once again with its APR CRT project as a wildcard entry, this time featuring American rider Blake Young.
AMA SportBike Champion Martin Cardenas will join returning rider Chris Clark in the Yoshimura Suzuki AMA Pro Superbike Championship this season. Cardenas comes to Yoshimura Suzuki after securing the AMA Pro Daytona SportBike titles in 2012 and 2010 while riding for a Suzuki satellite team contributing to Suzuki's sweep of…
KELOWNA, B.C. – Six months from now, hundreds of Harley–Davidson riders from across Western Canada and the U.S. will arrive in Kelowna for the 13th Western Regional H.O.G.® Rally. “Rally in the Valley” will be held July 25-27. The Okanagan Chapter of the Harley Owner’s Group® (H.O.G.®) has been selected…

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