Industry News

Haynes Publishing Group P.L.C. (“Haynes”), the worldwide market leader in the production and sale of automotive and motorcycle repair manuals, is pleased to announce that it has acquired the assets of Clymer and Intertec Manuals (“Clymer”) from Penton Business Media Inc. (“Penton”) for $9.25 million to be satisfied by cash…

The Advanstar Powersports Group announces the Dealernews International Powersports Dealer Expo will be held Dec. 5-7, 2014, at the renowned McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill. Dealer Expo expands from its longtime home in Indianapolis to larger quarters in Chicago to deliver more products, more training, more networking and more excitement to…
The Canadian Motorcycle Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the first member of the class of 2013. Peter Grant will be honoured at the Eighth Annual Canadian Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Banquet and Reunion, which takes place on November 2, 2013 at the Delta Meadowvale Hotel and Conference…

Arizona and Ottawa (August 25, 2013) – Medical Data Carrier IM Inc. and Motor Cop Shop Inc. have concluded a distribution and reseller agreement making Motor Cop Shop the exclusive Medical Data Carrier supplier to Law Enforcement Agencies in North America.

The confidence-inspiring control offered by ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) is a new option for all 2014 Harley-Davidson® Sportster® model motorcycles. The five-model Sportster® line also features updated hand controls and brake components, improved service access, and an optional H‑D® Smart Security System with a proximity-based, hands-free security fob.
From the double-barreled stare of its twin headlamps to the knobby tread of its burly tires, the Harley-Davidson® Fat Bob® model delivers a simple message: move over. You do not need to be lean when you have got this much mean, and for 2014 the Fat Bob® model appears more…
Harley-Davidson has created a new generation of American freedom machines. In the largest scale new model launch in the company's 110-year history, Project RUSHMORE encompasses eight new motorcycles that feature improved power and braking performance, enhanced rider ergonomics, and dramatic styling updates that completely redefine and fundamentally transform the touring…

Whoever said “less is more” did not belong on the Harley-Davidson® Project RUSHMORE development team, because when it comes to motorcycle control, more is always more. To that end, Project RUSHMORE delivers 2014 Harley-Davidson® Touring and Trike models with more power, improved headlamp performance, and new Reflex™ Linked Brakes with…
Respect the heritage, but move it forward. That was the mission of the Project RUSHMORE team tasked with restyling the 2014 Harley-Davidson® Touring and Trike models. Form and function progressed together as stylists working alongside engineers devised new shapes that are crisp, modern, aerodynamic, lighter in weight, and pleasing to…
Frontline CSBK Inc., organizer of the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship, regrets to announce that Christian Auger of Champlain, Que. has succumbed to injuries received in a crash last Sunday, August 11.

Toronto's 2013 Mods and Rockers weekend kicks off tonight with a BBQ at Town Moto on Ossington, in between Queen and Dundas. Some of us from IM will be there scoping out the scene before heading over to The Duke on Saturday afternoon, where the party really gets going!
Following various meetings between the FIM, Dorna and the MSMA, a new framework has been put in place for the progressive application of the new Superbike rules. The new rules are aimed at reducing costs for the motorcycle and its components. 1. The rules changes for the 2014 FIM Superbike…
Ducati has reached an agreement with Cal Crutchlow that will have the Briton campaigning the 2014 and 2015 MotoGP race seasons with the Ducati Team. Crutchlow will race alongside Andrea Dovizioso. The British rider and the Italian, who were team-mates in 2012, will work on developing the Desmosedici and growing…

Read on to find out about what's going on at Trail Tours, who have been operating off-road experiences in the Ganaraska Forest and other trail systems in Ontario for more than 15 years! The Dirtwise Offroad school is happening on August 11-12. Book your spot now!
Munich, 24th July 2013. BMW Motorrad is continuing its long-term strategic realignment of the brand. This strategy also affects BMW Motorrad Motorsport’s activities, which as a next step will also be restructured. At the end of the 2013 season, BMW Motorrad Motorsport will terminate its factory involvement in the FIM…
Pro6 Cycle and Medical Data Carrier (MDC) have teamed up and create powersport’s first custom-branded MDC for Pro6 clients. “We have set the benchmark in the Canadian trackday industry, growing to become the largest motorcycle trackday provider in the country that includes an exclusive contract at the amazing Calabogie Motorsports…

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