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November 15, 2010
Lucky Break
Posted in: Rider Training and Safety
by Clinton Smout

I knew it was going to hurt long before I landed on the ground. Falling off motorcycles seemed so much easier when I was younger. You would think that the more experienced we riders become, the chance of falling off would decrease. I started riding just after gasoline replaced steam so I should be incredibly […]

October 26, 2010
The Garmin Zumo 660 is a GPS Plus
Posted in: Product Reviews
by Riders Plus

The designers of this GPS unit ride motorcycles as well, and the amount of detailed thought they put into its design proves that point. For example, the intuitive interface is glove-friendly, with large buttons and left-sided controls. The bright 4.3 inch touchscreen is designed to be read easily in either bright sunlight or less bright moonlight. Like […]

August 24, 2010
Aftermath – Friday the 13th in Port Dover
Posted in: Destinations
by Riders Plus

Friday the 13th – Aftermath An estimated 20,000 motorcycles and over 150,000 people converged on Port Dover, Ontario on Friday, August 13, 2010. This was the 50thtime that motorcyclists have met in Port Dover since the first event 30 years ago, the original event attracting all of 25 motorcyclists. The August 2010 event was the […]

August 16, 2010
Harley Davidson Road Glide Ultra FLTRU
Posted in: Bike Reviews
by Riders Plus

Harley Davidson’s new 2011 Road Glide Ultra FLTRU will undoubtedly get a lot of attention this year at the Toronto Motorcycle Show and at the International Motorcycle Supershow. This new model just goes to show that the variations Harley Davidson is capable of coming out with are almost endless. Now you can get the distinct […]

August 11, 2010
International Women Riders Congress & Festival
Posted in: Women Riders
by Riders Plus

The wellknown Deerhurst Resort in Huntsville, Ontario will be the place to be August 11 through August 15, 2010. Women riders from all over the world will be there for all kinds of activities including educational workshops, safety programs, keynote presentations, demo riders, and a whole lot more. The Women Riders Congress and Festival of […]

August 05, 2010
Minor Injury – Auto Insurance Reform Part 2
Posted in: News
by Riders Plus

One of the most noticeable changes that comes with the Ontario Auto Insurance Reform Act on September 1, 2010 will be the introduction of a new Accident Benefit category called Minor Injury. Ontario drivers, riders, and passengers need to be very aware of this category and the new limitations it contains. Such a category naturally […]

August 02, 2010
Kawasaki Motorcycle History
Posted in: Bike Reviews
by Riders Plus

Kawasaki Heavy Industries traces its history back to 1896 when it was founded by Shozo Kawasaki. The company’s chief occupation has been shipbuilding, railroad rolling stock, and electrical generating plants. It wasn’t until 1960 that Kawasaki took over Meguro motorcycles, which was a major producer of motorcycles in Japan and was the only company there […]

June 28, 2010
Honda Motorcycle History
Posted in: Bike Reviews
by Riders Plus

Soichiro Honda started the Honda motorcycle manufacturing company in 1946 in order to produce cheap transportation for people after World War II ended. Honda developed their own 50cc engine after initially using old army engines. Honda’s CB models were the first international success stories for the company, starting with 250cc and 305cc models in the […]

May 12, 2010
Maintaining Your Bike
Posted in: Maintenance Issues
by Riders Plus

In any sport, the proper maintenance and repair of equipment is absolutely critical to both the safety and the enjoyment of that sport. Motorcycle enthusiasts are aware of the need to keep their bikes properly maintained, and they have a lot of resources to help them do so. Trying to research and find all of […]

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