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Friday, 03 June 2016 11:48

VIEWPOINT: Share the road with motorcycles

Share the roadLast month saw a joyous celebration of biker culture at Friday the 13th in Port Dover. But in recent weeks we have witnessed the darker side of motorcycles, with an increase in fatal crashes on our roadways.

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motorcycle track dayGet your motorcycle a proper service before setting off for the track. Ensure that the engine oil is topped up, forks are aligned and have proper oil for damping.

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Get ReadyAs summer travel season heats up, it’s expected a lot more cars will be on the road, as well as motorcycles.   And with more vehicles, the chances of an accident increase. Just this past Memorial Day weekend, 4 of 11 fatalities involved motorcycles.

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Wednesday, 01 June 2016 13:05

Man dies in southeast Calgary motorcycle crash

Man diesCalgary police are investigating after a motorcycle fatality early Wednesday in the city's southeast. Emergency crews were called out to the intersection of 52 Street and Dufferin Place SE around 6:15 a.m. Wednesday after reports of a crash.

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Monday, 30 May 2016 12:54

Canadians abroad: Donington results

Canadians abroadIt was another tough weekend for Canadians in World Superbike support classes, as both Braeden Ortt and Stacey Nesbitt saw disappointing results in their respective races. Ortt, who’s the youngest-ever competitor in World Supersport, earned a DNF after crashing out on the second lap (veteran Kenan Sofuoglu won the race).

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Mopar CanadianDefending Mopar Canadian Superbike champion Jordan Szoke picked up where he had left off at the end of the 2015 season, winning the opening round of the 2016 campaign at Shannonville Motorsport Park on Sunday.

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BMW R 5BMW has created a one-off motorcycle to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the BMW R 5. Dubbed R 5 Hommage and imagined as a connection between modern world of custom motorcycles and historic designs, this special creation was just unveiled a few days ago at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este.

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Thursday, 26 May 2016 12:34

CSBK is back in action this weekend

CSBK is back It’s been a long wait, but CSBK is back this weekend, with the Shannonville round starting Friday. Practice runs Friday, starting at 9 AM. Qualifying runs Saturday, and the actual racing takes place Sunday.

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Thursday, 26 May 2016 12:27

Film Vault: US Army Corps Motorcycle Training

US Army CorpsWe've recently managed to dig up footage of British military motorcycles being put through their paces, as well as Canadian riders, so it seems only right to include this video showing American wartime moto efforts. Offered with an incongruous and anachronistic soundtrack, [suggest you mute if the easy-listening jazz is too offencive] this video starts with a motorcycle on fire.

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Motorcycle ReviewFor those not in the know, an adventure touring bike is motorcycling’s answer to the sport-utility vehicle. And, just like an SUV, they come with a wide range of off-road abilities from the truly incredible — virtually every Land Rover product — to the minimal — pretty much every sport-cute not made by Land Rover.

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