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May 21, 2015
Don’t Let It Be Your Fault
Posted in: Rider Training and Safety
by Riders Plus

One of the most common mistakes that you will see being made by some of the motorcycle riders on the roads is the mistake of misjudging how much stoppage distance they need. ABS brakes certainly help, but only the most experienced riders can lock up the brakes at a high speed and come to a […]

May 20, 2015
BMA Toy Parade 2015
Posted in: Clubs And Rides
by Brampton Motorcycle Association

Toy Ride Parade – Saturday, August 22 Celebrating our 34 th Annual Parade BRAMPTON, ON.(April 15, 2015) – The Brampton Motorcycle Association (BMA) proudly announces the return of its signature charity event – the Police Escorted Toy Ride Parade. It all began in 1982 with “Santa’s Ride for Kids” – 12 Riders decorating their Bikes, […]

February 27, 2015
Toronto Motorcycle Springshow 2015
Posted in: News
by Riders Plus

The tradition continues as many of us involved with the motorcycle industry in southern Ontario prepare to attend the Toronto Motorcycle Springshow on March 21 and 22, 2015. One of the most popular attractions at this motorcycle show is the huge variety of used motorcycles for sale. There are, of course, many Ontario motorcycle dealerships displaying their used bike […]

February 04, 2015
Rider Training – Sign Up Early!
Posted in: Rider Training and Safety
by Riders Plus

If you are going to be starting out as a motorcycle rider in the Spring of 2015, the fastest, easiest, and most effective way to gather the information you’ll need is to visit one or several of the Motorcycle Rider Training Course Providers at the Ottawa Motorcycle Showon February 13, 14, and 15, 2015. Algonquin […]

October 16, 2014
A Biker’s Thanksgiving
Posted in: Riders+ Parking Lot
by Riders Plus

Thanksgiving in an Ontario motorcycle rider’s household is generally a very sombre affair. Turkey and Hot Cider can’t settle that uneasy feeling in the pit of your gut that Riding Season is Almost Over. The sun gets closer to the horizon every night on your commute home from work almost immediately after Labour Day. Frost […]

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 […]

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