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August 11, 2014
Blogs for Bikers
Posted in: Riders+ Parking Lot
by Riders Plus

One of the cool things about the motorcycle blogging community is that there is a real sense of sharing among many of the bloggers. They love to read each other’s posts and see each other’s pictures for a lot of reasons. They learn from each other, motivate and amuse each other, and often provide some […]

May 12, 2014
Kingston, Ontario – A Capital Motorcycle Destination
Posted in: Destinations
by Riders Plus

Kingston, Ontario is the only city in the world that has a historic walking tour with a narrative by Don Cherry that you can download to your MP3 player right from the Kingston city website. We can just imagine it: “You kids out there, remember to guard your shorelines against the invading American hordes.” Speaking of […]

April 01, 2014
Holism and Risk Management – A Primer for the Riding Season
Posted in: Destinations
by Michel Mersereau

Taking responsibility. When directed at motorcyclists, these dirty little words can provoke some of the most pessimistic, anecdote laced tirades this side of a model comparison debate. I have a theory as to why. There’s a process of acculturation in becoming a motorcyclist. Regardless of the sub-group you affiliate with, the inherent mystique and rebellious […]

March 09, 2014
2013 Kawasaki Ninja 300 – It’s True!
Posted in: Bike Reviews
by Riders Plus

The Kawasaki Ninja 250 has been a solid contender in its class for many years. Kawasaki even upgraded the model within the past few years, and that upgrade generated a lot of positive response. In fact, Kawasaki has been very active in offering many options to riders of smaller, more fuel efficient bikes with the impressive […]

January 10, 2014
International Motorcycle Supershow 2014
Posted in: News
by Riders Plus

The Riders Plus Insurance booth was located in Hall 3, very close to the entrance to Hall 2, the same location as it has been for a number of years now. The Supershow is huge, encompassing almost the entire complex of vast hall space at the International Centre on Airport Road in Mississauga, Ontario. Each […]

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 […]

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