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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 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 […]

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 […]

April 18, 2012
Port Dover Friday the 13th April 2012
Posted in: Destinations
by Riders Plus

When Jeff, the Riders Plus Marketing Rep, arrived in Port Dover around 9 am on Friday, the Thirteenth of April, 2012, the town was already beginning to fill up with motorcyclists and a few non-riding tourists. It didn’t take long before the floodgates opened and the town simply filled right to the rafters. By afternoon […]

March 19, 2012
International Spring Motorcycle Show 2012
Posted in: Destinations
by Riders Plus

One thing we can always predict is that the International Spring Motorcycle Show will be an event that is always worth the visit for Ontario motorcycle enthusiasts. We cannot, with any degree of accuracy, predict the weather for the weekend of the event, though. And since this show usually took place in April, it was […]

March 02, 2012
Motorcycle Travel to Ontario Beaches 2012
Posted in: Destinations
by Riders Plus

One of the best places to end up after a warm summer morning ride is a beach.After a long winter, nothing could be more attractive, even for those people who actually flew to a beach during the winter months. Ontario has a lot of excellent beach resorts that have everything you could wish for in […]

December 12, 2011
Riding Las Vegas
Posted in: Destinations
by Riders Plus

Las Vegas is truly a paradise for motorcycle riders. For starters, you do not need to pack a rain suit when you ride in the Las Vegas area. It simply never rains there, evidence of that fact being the rapid, continuing drop in the level of Lake Mead which is the city’s main source of […]

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