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October 04, 2018
10 Tips to Extend your Season in Comfort and Safety
Posted in: Destinations
by Liz Jansen

Motorcycle riding season is winding down in Ontario, but there are ways to extend your riding season in comfort and safety. 10 Tips to Extend your Motorcycle Riding Season 1) Dress properly. Effective layering and correct choice of gear makes a remarkable difference in your ability to stay warm. 1) Start with good base layers—long-sleeved tees, […]

September 18, 2018
5 Ontario Fall Colour Rides
Posted in: Clubs And Rides
by Liz Jansen

The challenge of finding a spectacular fall colour ride in Ontario isn’t finding a route. It’s deciding where—from the many prime destinations throughout the province—you’ll go. Here are a few outstanding loops to get you started. Use them as a guide and plan your distance according to your availability, comfort level, and interests. All have […]

August 08, 2018
RP Group Riding Tips
Posted in: Clubs And Rides
by Liz Jansen

Group riding has its attractions. It’s a great social outing with others who have similar interests. You have others to share experiences, the stuff that makes stories. Special friendships develop within groups. There’s also a sense of security when the unexpected happens. But riding in close proximity with others, especially if you don’t know them, […]

July 10, 2018
Advanced Rider Training
Posted in: Rider Training and Safety
by Liz Jansen

Which rider is a prime candidate for Advanced Rider Training? Rider 1 took the basic rider course and has been riding on the road for a few years without incident. Rider 2 has ridden for decades and tens, maybe hundreds of thousands of kilometres, also without incident. Rider 3 has a new motorcycle, different in […]

July 10, 2018
Saving Money on Motorcycle Insurance Is Easy!
Posted in: News
by Riders Plus

“Why is my motorcycle insurance so expensive?” –  a question you will likely hear from anyone who loves to ride. Most riders struggle with the high rates that come with motorcycle insurance. What they don’t know, however, is that there are many easy ways to save on insurance rates. Here are just some of the […]

July 10, 2018
TORONTO MOTORCYCLE FILM FESTIVAL
Posted in: Events
by Riders Plus

Riders Plus Insurance is proud to announce our sponsorship of the 2nd Annual Toronto Motorcycle Film Festival taking place September 27 – 30, 2018 at the Revue Cinema. This festival is the only Canadian film festival dedicated to screening the best motorcycle and moto-culture films from across the globe. The festival includes red-carpet Q&A sessions […]

July 10, 2018
WASAGA BEACH MOTORCYCLE RALLY 
Posted in: Events
by Riders Plus

The Wasaga Beach Motorcycle Rally presented by RIDERS PLUS INSURANCE will take place July 20 – 22.  Whether you’re a motorcycle enthusiast, or you’re just looking for some fun in the sun, this rally is the place to be. Come join us and get a chance to see some great concerts and rides in the […]

June 13, 2018
How to Share the Road Safely with Transport Trucks  
Posted in: Rider Training and Safety
by Liz Jansen

Riding on the road means sharing it with other users. Travel any paved surfaces and you’ll soon encounter a transport truck. It’s easy to get frustrated and impatient when they block your visibility, slow your progress, and buffet you all over the road. But they’re a fact of riding life, so it’s best to stay […]

May 11, 2018
36 Tips for Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month
Posted in: Rider Training and Safety
by Liz Jansen

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, so we’ve assembled a range of tips to increase your awareness of what you can do to share the road with other road users safely. OPP (Ontario Provincial Police) report that forty-eight motorcyclists died last year on OPP-patrolled roads, the highest number of motorcycle deaths in ten years. Twenty-seven […]

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