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January 16, 2013
Riders Plus Ottawa International Motorcycle Show 2014
Posted in: Destinations
by Riders Plus

As everyone knows, the Ottawa region is home to a lot of motorcycle enthusiasts. With such great riding roads and scenery, endless excellent destinations, and lots of motorcycle related businesses and groups, it’s not hard to see why so many of the locals get hooked on this passion. Here’s the problem, though. What do you, the motorcycle enthusiast, […]

January 06, 2013
Where to Ride Over the Winter?
Posted in: Destinations
by Riders Plus

A lot of Ontario motorcycle riders who have free time in the winter, perhaps semi-retired or retired, make winter trips to southern States where the riding is ideal at that time of year. There are endless resources to explore these options, from internet articles and websites to tour providers and, probably most reliable of all, […]

December 21, 2012
Season’s Greetings from Riders Plus
Posted in: Riders+ Parking Lot
by Riders Plus

Or you can even find a deal on a new or used motorcycle at a motorcycle show that is simply too good to resist (believe me, this happens a lot). In fact, the best thing about this time of year is that it makes you truly appreciate the riding season, ensuring that you don’t take for […]

December 20, 2012
Christmas Shopping for Motorcyclists
Posted in: News
by Riders Plus

Now, if you’re the Ideal Spouse, you will simply go into the local Ontario motorcycle dealership that sells your spouse’s dream motorcycle, put the money down, gift wrap the beast and sit back to receive endless, effusive thanks. Obviously, the Ideal Spouse has either a lot of disposable income or a great line of credit. Ok, […]

December 14, 2012
Intact Insurance Buys Jevco: What It Means to You
Posted in: News
by Riders Plus

Jevco Insurance is a name well known to most Ontario motorcyclists who have been around for a while. From its beginnings in 1980, Jevco became one of the largest insurers of recreational vehicles in Canada. Purchased by Kingsway General Insurance in the 1990’s, they were later sold to a company called Westaim in 2010. The […]

December 13, 2012
Ottawa, Ontario and Motorcycles
Posted in: Destinations
by Riders Plus

Let’s start with the Rideau Canal. In winter, anyone in Ottawa can skate for miles on the Rideau Canal, a truly remarkable and unique activity that is in itself worth a trip to this city. Excellent skiing opportunities exist within a short drive of the city, and there are some fantastic museums that are well […]

June 26, 2012
Demo Rides At Ontario Motorcycle Dealerships
Posted in: Bike Reviews
by Riders Plus
May 30, 2012
Motorcycles and Camping – The Perfect Match
Posted in: Destinations
by Riders Plus

A big part of camping’s appeal for many people is the planning that goes into a camping trip. Other people enjoy the endless variety of ingenious tools, gadgets, and other toys designed for campers. Still other folks simply throw together whatever they think they’ll need and settle in wherever they can legally pitch a tent. The beautiful part of it is […]

May 22, 2012
Advanced Rider Training – All Pro, No Con
Posted in: Rider Training and Safety
by Riders Plus

In this article we give the microphone (ok, in this case the pen) to some of Ontario’s leading Rider Training professionals. Some common themes run through their submissions. First, the best way to learn specific maneouvres is under the direct supervision of a professional trainer. Second, learning and practicing are activities that are ongoing; even Wayne […]

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