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May 04, 2011
The Motorcycle Ride for Darrell
Posted in: Clubs And Rides
by Mark Uttley

Date: Saturday June 11, 2011 Time: Registration 3p.m. at Thunder Road Harley Davidson, Windsor, ON or online at The Motorcycle Ride for Darrell Kickstands up: 4p.m. Route: Ride will be a fully escorted nonstop ride on Scenic roads in Essex County arriving at the final location at 4780 11th Concession in Tecumseh, ON. This is the location […]

April 26, 2011
Spring Weekend Ride to Niagara Falls
Posted in: Destinations
by Riders Plus

As the riding season coughs to life according to the whims of Mother Nature, many riders in Ontario are looking for that perfect little weekend getaway. Niagara Falls is, in so many ways, absolutely ideal. Breathtaking sights, a hospitality industry that can attend to any of your needs or wants, accessibility to Ontario’s largest population centres, […]

April 05, 2011
Taking a Street Rider Training Course
Posted in: Rider Training and Safety
by Clinton Smout

It’s the time of year when the street rider training programmes are starting up again. Thousands of new riders will sign up soon for their novice rider training programme. After teaching the course for 23 years, I would like to offer a few tips that may help new riders get the most out of the […]

April 01, 2011
Harley Davidson Takes New Direction
Posted in: Bike Reviews
by Riders Plus

The Harley Davidson marque is one of the most recognized, most accepted brands in the world. However, the appeal of this brand needs to be expanded to younger demographics, people who don’t have nostalgic leanings to the ’50’s or ’60’s and simply want cool motorcycles that are affordable and economical. According to reliable reports, the […]

February 24, 2011
Scala Rider Q2 Multiset PRO Intercom System
Posted in: Product Reviews
by Riders Plus

The Q2 headset is helmet mounted, compact, and can be synched with your cell phone of course, but because it is enabled to use voice commands you can make cell phone calls that much more safely and easily. But that’s not all. It can be used to listen to FM radio or listen to MP3 […]

January 19, 2011
2011 Honda CBR250
Posted in: Bike Reviews
by Riders Plus

The world needs lots of smaller motorcycles for a lot of reasons. Truly impressive gas mileage is one very good reason. Affordability is another. Manoeuvrability for smaller, less experienced riders is infinitely greater, and experienced riders know that it’s a real thrill to take a smaller, lighter bike through its paces once in a while. […]

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 […]

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