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December 12, 2013
Ontario Motorcycle Show Schedule 2014
Posted in: News
by Riders Plus

Here are the Winter and early Spring Motorcycle Shows at which Riders Plus will be present (titles are linked to their respective websites for more information): North American International Motorcycle Supershow – January 3, 4, and 5, 2014 Riders Plus Ottawa International Motorcycle Show – February 1 and 2, 2014 Toronto Motorcycle Show – February […]

October 07, 2013
What to Do Immediately Following a Motorcycle Accident
Posted in: Riders+ Parking Lot
by Riders Plus

Some of the things that need to happen immediately following a motorcycle accident may seem self-evident and obvious, but in the aftermath of a collision with something (or with the ground) the rider will, in many cases, be anything but lucid and practical. The following points are general guidelines that, as a sort of checklist, address the main […]

April 10, 2013
Who Likes Trikes?
Posted in: Bike Reviews
by Riders Plus

The idea of putting two wheels on the back of a motorcycle for stability purposes is certainly not a new idea. Trikes are, however, gaining a lot more popularity these days, partly because Ontario’s baby boomers are getting older and find the added stability attractive on the big bore bikes that they love to ride. […]

March 18, 2013
Another Fun Spring Motorcycle Show 2013
Posted in: News
by Riders Plus

The crowds in the International Centre’s Halls 1, 2, and 3 were thick by early afternoon on the first day (March 16th) of the International Spring Motorcycle Show. Smiles were contagious; these people were here, not to be distracted from the dreariness of a winter with no end in sight, but to get loose ends wrapped […]

February 22, 2013
Road Sharing Tips from the Rider Training Institute
Posted in: Rider Training and Safety
by The Rider Training Insitute (RTI)

With a new riding season almost here, most of us are busy finalizing those over-the-winter bike projects we started as the snow started to fall. Adding some chrome here and there, maybe a new slip on or wiring in that swank GPS system you got for Christmas? With all that attention focused on prepping our […]

January 16, 2013
A Really Great Show Ottawa Motorcycle Show 2013
Posted in: Destinations
by Riders Plus

January in Ottawa is usually a cold, snowy month. So when the weather forecast for the weekend of January 11-13, 2013 promised temperatures in the low teens, everyone involved in the Riders Plus Insurance Ottawa International Motorcycle Show was (nervously) ecstatic. The forecast, to our delight, came true, and the crowds of eager motorcycle fans […]

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 […]

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