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“Destroying Boundaries.” That is the calling card of the all new EXO-R2000 full face helmet from Scorpion Sports. From concept to production, the R2000 has been developed to perform under the most demanding conditions and tested in the most brutal proving grounds in the world: MotoGP.  Proof that a premium…

You've heard about the new machines coming to the Honda Canada lineup this year: the Valkyrie F6C, CTX1300T, CTX700T and CTX700N, NC750S and NC750X, CBR1000RR SP, Grom and the Forza scooter. However, the backbone of Honda's existing line remains intact. Honda has released to date the following returning models, with…
MV Agusta Canada has announced the appointment of Griffin Trikes and Bikes located in Winnipeg as an official Sales and Service Retailerfor MV Agusta Motorcycles in Manitoba.
Launched two years ago as two brand new models – aimed to provide user-friendly motorcycles that were both affordable to buy and run while proving an attractive, enjoyable proposition for a wide variety of riders. For 2014, an extra 75cc capacity was added to the liquid-cooled, SOHC 8-valve parallel twin-cylinder…

November 20th, 2013, Markham, ON - Building on the recent November 4th new model release, Honda Canada introduces even more new and returning models. It looks like 2014 is shaping up to be a very exciting year with the continued expansion of the motorcycle lineup.
Harley-Davidson has opened up the website for the new Street 750 and 500 models, two Dark Custom-inspired motorcycles featuring the new, liquid-cooled Revolution X engine. H-D designed the new machines "for an entirely new generation of global, urban riders."

The 2013 Canadian Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Banquet and Reunion was held on Saturday, November 2 at the Delta Meadowvale Hotel and Conference Centre in Mississauga, ON. A total of 10 people and one event were inducted into the Hall of Fame, with the flat track community really having…
The original 1992 Honda CBR900RR Fireblade created a revolution in open class Super Sport motorcycle design. Its combination of big-hitting litre-bike power and light, middleweight-size chassis created a breathtaking – yet very useable – riding experience on the street and on the track.
November 4th, 2013, Markham, ON - Honda has already introduced a number of new models for 2014 - the Forza, GROM and the CTX700 series - and that’s just on the motorcycle side of the business. Continuing this strong momentum, Honda is proud to announce the all-new CTX1300T, thisall new…

Milan, Italy, 4 November 2013 – The “Leonardo da Vinci” Science and Technology Museum in Milan proved the perfect, high-impact venue for the preview of Ducati’s 2014 range. The exciting and incredible new motorcycles designed and built with a level innovation and creativity unique to Ducati, are now ready to…
MPP Grant Crack has introduced the following Private Members Motion. While we applaud his initiative, Mr Crack has forgotten about us, the off-road motorcyclists. This motion will allow ATVs & Side by Sides to travel municipal roads with a green plate, but not similar plated motorcycles.
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON – With only one major update since its inception over 25 years ago, the venerable Kawasaki KLR650 is an off-road workhorse. However, one of the Kawasaki's weaknesses is a serious lack of protection for the bottom of the motor.

Born in Freising near Munich, Edgar Heinrich took over as Head of BMW Motorrad Design in June 2012. The industrial designer oversees all aspects of design for all BMW Group motorcycles and rider accessories. As a passionate biker himself, Heinrich aspires to create the perfect symbiosis of rider and machine…
Magny-Cours (France), 7 October 2013 –Over the weekend at the French track of Magny-Cours, the penultimate round of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship was one to be remembered by Pirelli.  Using the standard Diablo Superbike in soft compound, Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) set a lap record and won both…
LeoVince USA is now under the ownership of Geared Up Powersports, a California Limited Liability company owned by longtime LeoVince USA Executive Vice President Tim Calhoun. The company will continue to operate under the LeoVince USA name, with Calhoun stepping into the role of CEO and President.

Starting in October, Dainese will offer six custom measure events in North America, also known as Fitnet. Specialty tailors from Italy will be at participating locations to measure customers for custom suits, jackets or pants. Starting on October 5th in New York, Dainese will offer six separate events spanning across…
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…

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