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Motorcycles, the global leader in the electric motorcycle industry, announces they have recently moved their corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility to a new location in Scotts Valley, Calif. The new 47,000 sq. ft. facility is almost 26 percent larger than Zero Motorcycles’ previous headquarters and is better suited for manufacturing. The move will provide Zero with a powerful competitive advantage in a quickly advancing industry, by not only by expanding its manufacturing capability but by also keeping engineering and manufacturing teams working together in one location. The new headquarters is located nearby Zero Motorcycles' previous headquarters in Scotts Valley, Calif. While many companies look outside of the United States to develop and build products as demand increases, Zero is proud to continue to support the local communities of Scotts Valley and Santa Cruz.

“Zero Motorcycles has experienced exceptional growth and advancements over the past three years,” states Richard Walker, CEO of Zero Motorcycles. “The all-new 2013 model line-up is generating significant interest among consumers and fleet managers alike and this new location will provide the company with much more flexibility to respond to this increasing level of interest throughout the remainder of 2013 and in coming years. The layout of the new location is much better suited to manufacturing and should allow us to scale rapidly as demand increases, not to mention provide a much nicer working environment for our staff.”

Zero Motorcycles is benefitting not only from growth in consumer demand, but also from a strong interest for fleet applications. In addition, Zero’s revolutionary powertrain is gaining recognition from other OEMs around the world. Zero Motorcycles’ new headquarters will enable the company to continue to advance their innovative technology and maintain their reputation as leaders in the electric motorcycle industry. Located near Santa Cruz, Calif., the new headquarters is located at 380 El Pueblo Road in Scotts Valley, Calif.


Lito Sora coming soon

Quebec based electric bike maker Lito Green Motion has reportedly been certified by Transport Canada as a motorcycle manufacturer. That should mean we'll be seeing their electric bike showing up at some select locations soon. Select, because with a price tag of $41,000 it will appeal to a niche market.

The Sora is powered by a 12 kWh lithium polymer battery and charged through a conventional plug. Recharge time is 8 hours, or 90 minutes with a quick charger.

Some interesting features include a CVT transmission, electronically adjustable seat, GPS with screen integrated into dash, and keyless start.

Top speed is claimed to over 190 kph.


Canada’s First Urban Endurocross Challenge

-- Red Bull Rocks & Logs will challenge competitors on a custom track built at Wild Rose MX Park in Calgary --

CALGARY, AB – April 24, 2013 – Calgary will host for the first time Red Bull Rocks & Logs, a head-to-head competition taking place on a course filled with natural and man-made obstacles. Professional off-road racer Shane Cuthbertson (Airdrie, AB) designed and built a custom track, taking elements from enduros and harescrambles from around the world to the Wild Rose MX Park.

Competitors will battle on a tough off-road style track that goes over logs, rocks, and other challenging obstacles. On May 25, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. MDT, pro and amateur riders will take on the custom course and battle for the title of Red Bull Rocks & Logs Champion.

Red Bull Rocks & Logs is an endurocross competition that will be taking place on a course filled with a variety of natural and manmade obstacles. Competing in a head-to-head, knockout format, 136 top riders will take to the track – divided by class. The 112 riders in the Amateur category will have four laps in their qualifying heats and six final laps to determine the champion. In the Pro category, the 24 riders will do four laps in qualifying heats and then eight laps in the big finals. The top six winners will in each category will share a prize purse totaling $8,550.

Register Now

Registration is now open via for all competitors 18 years of age and older - skill required.

Cost per rider is $55 for the amateur category (112 riders maximum) and $70 for pros (24 riders maximum).
Registration fee includes a rider welcome package, track entrance fee, and race insurance (waiver to be signed on-site).

WHAT: Red Bull Rocks & Logs Finals
WHEN: Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. MDT (Amateur Qualifying: 11:30am | Pro Qualifying: 2:00pm)
WHERE: Wild Rose MX Park (5608 Burbank Crews SE, Calgary, AB, T2H 1Z6)


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Harley-Davidson XR1200 Cup Series Road Racing Program for the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship

Deeley Harley-Davidson Canada is proud to announce this year’s Canadian Harley-Davidson XR1200 Cup Series participation in the 2013 Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship. For the third year in a row Deeley is offering a full racing program for racers interested in joining the Canadian Harley‑Davidson XR1200 Cup Series; a spec-bike series that features specially modified Harley‑Davidson XR1200 and XR1200 motorcycles.

New this year, authorized Canadian Harley-Davidson Retailers will be able to co-op up to $3,000 in expenses towards their race bike, encouraging more participation from new racers. Vance & Hines continues to be the official supplier for the special kit parts, which include a Fuelpak, Exhaust System, and more. In addition to the kit parts, teams will be able to upgrade their suspension, hand and foot controls, brake components, and instrumentation.

Deeley Harley-Davidson Canada is pleased to see its veteran racer, Darren James, gearing up for the competition, as well as returning champions Steve Crevier from MotoSport Plus, Michael Taylor from Mackie Harley-Davidson, Blaise Fougere sponsored by Atlantic Retailers and Elie Daccache sponsored by both Harley-Davidson de L’Outaouais and Freedom Harley-Davidson of Ottawa.

“We are really excited about the 2013 Racing season; CSBK and MOPAR have really stepped up this year,” says Darren James, Manager, Racing Programs. “We look forward to welcoming new American blood, and seeing our veteran racers take on the competition.”

Interested racers looking to participate should contact Darren James, Manager, Racing Programs, by phone at 604-273-5421 or by email at For information on the racing program, please contact Karen Mayberry, Manager, Marketing Projects and General Manager, Rider’s Edge Canada, by phone at 905‑482-4240.

The 2013 race schedule is listed below and is subject to change.

2013 MOPAR CSBK Schedule

Round 1 June 7-9 Shannonville Motorsport Park, Pro Track Shannonville, Ontario

Round 2 July 5-7 Autodrome St-Eustache St-Eustache, Québec

Round 3 July 26-28 Atlantic Motorsport Park Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia

Round 4-5 August 9-11 Canadian Tire Motorsport Park Bowmanville, Ontario

Round 6 August 23-25
Le Circuit Mont-Tremblant Mont-Tremblant, Québec

Harley-Davidson National Racing Program 2013

1) P&A Racing Support
Deeley Harley-Davidson Canada will provide the sponsoring Retailer with a Parts & Accessories credit of $1,000 for each racer that you support, to be put towards parts purchased for race bike(s).

2) Incentive
Deeley Harley-Davidson Canada will provide a returning racer or Retailer with a set of rims at the season opener. The completion bonus for attending all of the rounds is still to be determined.

3) Free Vance & Hines Kit
Deeley Harley-Davidson Canada will provide the Retailer with a Vance & Hines Kit if you did not participate in 2012. In order to receive the free Vance & Hines Kit, your racer MUST attend all of the races. If your racer is absent from one or more races, Deeley Harley-Davidson® Canada will be invoicing you, the sponsoring Retailer, for the entire cost of the Vance & Hines Kit. Limited kits are available. No more than three racers per Retailer.

4) Co-op Dollars Keep in mind that you can put Co-op dollars towards expenses for racing. Please review the guidelines to ensure that your marketing efforts are compliant.


2013 Wiesner Insurance Ontario Mini Enduro Championship

With the ever expanding Veteran classes in off-road racing in Ontario, many people are wondering where the future of our sport is going. Where are the new riders and how do we bring young people into organized competition? To anyone who has been to a World Enduro Canada Mini Enduro, the answer is obvious. The kids that participate in these events are definitely the future stars of off-road racing.

These events are designed specifically for young riders and race day is structured solely for them. This is not an adult race where young competitors make up a part of the program. All aspects of the event cater to riders under the age of 16. Everyone from the newest rider on a 50cc automatic to a seasoned 85cc MX racer can be challenged and entertained at these events. Competition is a closed course, special test format. Racers are outfitted with a transponder and are electronically timed in various special tests. By eliminating the anxiety often associated with “bar to bar” racing, these events offer a more relaxed environment for young, developing riders.

Entry fee for each rider is $30 which includes the use of a transponder for the day as well as lunch for all attendees. There is an awards ceremony after lunch and trophies in all four classes are presented with racer acceptance speeches on the podium. Detailed results are posted immediately after the event and later in the day uploaded to the WEC website.

Due to the continued success, the Championship for the 2013 season has expanded to four rounds. Venues will include two favourite locations from last year; Shelburne and Guelph along with two new locations; Meaford and Wingham.

New this year, resulting from increasing entries and input from parents and riders, is a “Pee Wee” class. This new class is designed for the youngest riders, with no competition experience, on 50cc bikes. The next step up from Pee Wee is C class for slightly more experienced riders or new riders that are on slightly larger bikes. B is for more established riders and racers who may have been competing in this series in the past. Lastly, the A class is for the most experienced riders. Bikes like 85cc MX bikes and 125cc and 150cc four strokes are most common in this class.

A press release is distributed before each race to brief riders on what to expect at the upcoming event including directions to the start location. We ask for an RSVP email when possible to allow the organizer to prepare a sufficient lunch for all attendees. Directions and start times will be on our site –
May 26 - Meaford

June 22 - Wingham

August 11 - Guelph

Sept 29 – Shelburne

Please contact to sign up for the event news emails, RSVP for events and with any questions about this exciting series!


New BMW Mororrad Canada website

BMW Motorrad Canada has a new site, new 2013 models, and a chance to win a 2013 F700GS.

Check it out here:


New CEO at Ducati

Claudio Domenicali becomes successor to Gabriele Del Torchio as Ducati CEO

Audi CEO Rupert Stadler: “Gabriele Del Torchio has guided Ducati along a successful growth path in recent years.”
Successor, current General Manager Claudio Domenicali, has been at Ducati for 21 years

Claudio Domenicali, currently General Manager and Member of the Board of Directors at Ducati Motor Holding, has been named as the successor to CEO Gabriele Del Torchio, who will leave the company to take up new professional challenges.

Rupert Stadler, Chairman of the Board of Management of AUDI AG and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ducati Motor Holding, praised the successful work of Gabriele Del Torchio, who has spent six years at the top of the premium brand: “Del Torchio guided Ducati out of an economically difficult phase, back to a successful growth path and to the top of the worldwide segment of premium performance motorcycles. For that achievement, we express our gratitude on behalf of all Audi and Ducati employees and wish him all the best in his future tasks.”

“I look back on six intensive, exciting and successful years,” commented Gabriele Del Torchio in response to Rupert Stadler’s best wishes in his farewell speech to the company. “It was an intense experience which will remain an unforgettable memory. I leave Ducati in the knowledge that I have helped to place the company on a path of growth and strength.”

The new Ducati CEO, Claudio Domenicali, joined Ducati as a project leader in 1991. He had previously studied mechanical engineering at Università degli Studi di Bologna. After passing through various management positions, he was promoted to Managing Director of Ducati Corse in 1999. In 2005, he took over as R&D Director and in 2009 was appointed General Manager Operations and Product Development. In 2012, he was confirmed as a member of the newly formed Board of Directors after the sale of Ducati Motor Holding to AUDI AG.

“Domenicali knows Ducati and the motorcycle business more than anyone. He embodies continuity and Ducati’s values in an exceptional manner,” stated Audi CEO Stadler.


Ural sales are up

Ural US retail sales results for Q1 are in and they're up 11% up from last year for the same period.

No specific numbers were reported for Canada except to say that sales in Canada "are on fire."


BMW R 1200 GS handed over to the BMW Museum

One World. One R 1200 GS. BMW R 1200 GS handed over to the BMW Museum.Final event at the BMW Museum in Munich on April 13th.

Munich Five unique tours in five continents with a new BMW R 1200 GS.
“One World. One R 1200 GS. The ride of your life.” was the name of the game as BMW Motorrad sent five lucky winners off on the adventure of a lifetime. One woman and four men made the cut from a starting field of some 12,000 applicants around the world and would get the chance to ride the touring enduro ahead of its official launch. The widest spread of terrain, altitudes and climate zones the world has to offer has ensured this tour has been an experience that will stay with the riders forever.

The decision as to who should embark on this voyage of adventure was handed to a jury made up of well-known bikers: Oscar-winning actor Adrien Brody, motor sport legend Jutta Kleinschmidt, Hollywood action star Rick Yune and TV adventure rider Charley Boorman. They selected a five-strong group from among all applicants worldwide.

On January 25th 2013 the tour set off in Laos, continuing through New Zealand, South Africa, the USA and Europe. After covering 12,600 kilometres, the R 1200 GS arrived at its destination last Saturday, April 13th - the BMW Museum in Munich. At the closing event, BMW Motorrad Head of Marketing Strategy and Marketing Communication Tim Diehl-Thiele presented the R 1200 GS - signed by all jury members and participants - to Dr. Ralf Rodepeter, Director of the BMW Museum, in front of an audience of nearly 3,000. In future the motorcycle will be exhibited at the museum.

At around 3 pm on Saturday afternoon, Stephanie Rowe from the UK finished the last stage of the European tour in Munich. She had set out from Innsbruck that morning, riding the final distance of nearly 170 km to Munich with over 50 GS riders - including Herbert Unger, winner of the New Zealand tour and Alessio Cigolini, winner of the Laos tour - for the finale of the OWT at the BMW Museum.

The riders were welcomed in front of the museum on the first day of spring by 300 motorcycle enthusiasts who had travelled there especially for the occasion, including jury member Jutta Kleinschmidt.

Stephanie Rowe, who rode the R 1200 GS into the BMW Museum herself, said: “I couldn’t have expected anything like that! It was amazing and so much fun! The scenary was fantastic. And riding – AWESOME.”


'YamaBucks For You’ Returns

Yamaha Motor Canada is bringing back the popular ‘Yamabucks For You’ program. This program distributes thousands of dollars’ worth of Yamabucks to Yamaha enthusiasts across the country through motorcycle track days and amateur Enduro and ATV racing.

“The Yamabucks program is always a big hit. Customers across the country seem to really appreciate the support. However, we are the ones that are grateful. This program is a way for us to say thank you to many of the customers who have chosen Yamaha.” said Yamaha Race Director, Bryan Hudgin.

Racers will receive varying amounts based on their finishing position in the classes and events specified. Street motorcyclists who take their Yamaha to selected track day organizations will receive a one time, $75 Yamabuck at event registration. The Yamabuck certificate is redeemable at any local Yamaha dealer for purchase towards anything Yamaha Motor Canada sells including units, parts, accessories and apparel.

“For the racing portion of the program, amateur racers may not even need a top three finish to win Yamabucks. For example, if a racer finished 10th but was the third finishing Yamaha in the class, they would still be in the money.” relayed Hudgin.

All Yamabucks will be distributed by track and series promoters at the event or the conclusion of the series for which it is designated to. Only the events and organizations listed on our website will be in possession of Yamabucks. Offer is good only while supplies last.


International Female Ride Day- Friday 3 May 2013

Since its introduction in 2007, International Female Ride Day© continues to gain worldwide momentum and recognition with women motorcyclists and the motorcycling community at large. With the seventh International Female Ride Day© just weeks away, women motorcycle and scooter riders the world over are preparing to dominate the planets’ roads on Friday, 3 May. “Just Ride!” is the motto for the only global synchronized women and motorcycling action. International Female Ride Day© is a day devoted to women riders of all styles, ages and experience levels – who ride solo or in groups –each one is a role model for this borderless day of action in support of the women of motorcycling everywhere.

“When the topic of women and motorcycling arises, many will comment that it is the fastest growing segment in the industry,” says Vicki Gray, founder of International Female Ride Day© and MOTORESS®. “Although this is true, motorcycling is actually a by-product of the current lifestyle choices women seek. The timing for our gender has never been better when it comes to enjoying activities such as motorcycling and it will only increase over the next decades to come. Women have always enjoyed motorcycling and every year this campaign brings attention to its empowering message as a reminder of just how many of us already ride”, she adds.

To follow the participants during the ride day events as it happens on the road, women riders will take to Twitter using the hash tag #femalerideday highlighting activities. “I’ll of course be doing the same! Seven years ago, we were all just beginning to embrace social media and now it’s a daily tool working to our global appeal benefit. Can you imagine if Ilse Thouret had these advantages in the early 1930’s while she was winning motorcycle races in Germany? We’re fortunate having this avenue to reach out and inspire women easily”, adds Vicki.

The International Female Ride Day© request of women is simple – “Just Ride”. Sport bike, cruiser, scooter, off-road, touring or competition, regardless of what type or style of motorcycle interest, International Female Ride Day© makes one simple request of women – Just Ride! Get on your bikes, be out there and be visible. The concept gained its power and participation with the simple idea of a globally synchronized theme linking women through the shared activity of motorcycling. One day to celebrate and highlight the many numbers of women who share a passion for the sport. “The fact that every rider participating is a role model for women, who have not yet taken their first step to enjoy motorcycling, is a role worth embracing” adds Vicki.

Toronto-based proprietor of MOTORESS® and internationally renowned female motorcyclist, Vicki Gray, founded International Female Ride Day© in 2007. The event has grown in scope over the years to include participants in Australia, Canada, England, France, Greece, Israel, Italy, South Africa, The Netherlands, Qatar, Russia, the United States and many more.

International Female Ride Day© is supported by BMW Motorrad; Harley-Davidson; Honda; Kawasaki; KYMCO Canada; Suzuki; Yamaha; ARAI; Canadian Biker; Canadian Motorcycle Association (CMA); Canada Safety Council (CSC); Schuberth Helmets; Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM); Motorcycle Mojo; RidersPlus Insurance.


MOTORESS®is a global online magazine for women motorcycle enthusiasts; delivering an insider's guide to a woman rider’s total motorsport lifestyle and expression. Its content provides the tools to connect and inspire women to take charge of the handlebars -to chart one's own route and become her best self in motorcycling. With topics covering News, Gearstyle, Technique, Health & Beauty, and more- MOTORESS® continues to build the most feminine, friendly and vibrant motorcycle community for women anywhere.


Amarok Racing Pikes Peak

Amarok Racing, the competition arm of motorcycle design specialist Amarok Consultants, is proud to announce that 6 Time Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Champion, Greg Tracy, will be racing the Amarok P1A at this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.

Pikes Peak is the second oldest race in the United States behind the Indy 500. With 156 turns, no guardrails, sheer drop-offs and an elevation that increases more than 5,000 feet in 12.4 miles, to a finish of over 14,000 feet at the summit, Pikes Peak is challenging proving ground for the Amarok P1A.

“It is truly exciting to be racing with Amarok. After talking with Amarok co-founder Michael Uhlarik, I knew this was a team of innovators who have pushed the limit building an electric motorcycle that I believe can set a record at Pikes Peak. I have been honoured to race for the best factory team, for Ducati, and honestly I had planned that my next Pikes Peak pursuit would be in an enclosed vehicle.” said Greg Tracy.

As one of the elite Team Hot Wheels drivers, Greg Tracy, captured a Guinness Book of World Record when he performed the Hot Wheels Double Loop Dare at the 2012 X Games. Tracy is also one of the top stuntmen in Hollywood. Greg has been providing stunts for movies and commercials since 1991, in blockbuster movies such as: Act of Valor, The Avengers, GI Joe, Wanted, Talladega Nights, The Fast and Furious and in The Bourne Ultimatum for which Greg won the elite World Stunt Award. He has also won the Baja 1000, raced Formula 2000, Indy Cars and has gone over 210 mph on a motorcycle at the Bonneville Salt Flats during several World Record Attempts. At last year’s at Pikes Peak, Greg and his teammate were the first motorcyclists in history of race up the famous mountain in under ten minutes with the Ducati Multistrada.

“We are absolutely thrilled and very proud to have Greg ride for us.” said Amarok co-founder and chief designer Michael Uhlarik. “As a small, family run operation, our main objective is to work with people we like and who share our values. Amarok is about making up for big, by leveraging craft. After talking with Greg I felt like we had a lot in common.”

Tracy was connected to Amarok after the team’s promotional film “Why Less is More” appeared in a write up in My Life at Speed, one of the largest motor sport culture websites.

“I have always been intrigued by the Makers Movement and how alternative energy will impact my life and ultimately, my children’s lives. We need to be aware of the guys who are representatives of where our futures lie. Pikes Peak has always been about pushing the limit, showcasing new technologies with the best racers against the most extreme environment. When you combine all of our passion for the race, new technology with a couple of guys building one of the most interesting electric motorcycles in 140 year old barn…well, I knew I just wanted to be part of this program. “ Said Greg Tracy.

Amarok and Tracy will be racing the P1A, an advanced electric motorcycle concept demonstrator developed over the past three years. The P1A boasts a hand crafted aluminum monocoque design that dramatically reduces weight and improves handling. “The 147kg (325lb) Amarok P1 concept is about making the best handling motorcycle on the planet. There are electric bikes with much more power, but we want to own the corners. The 156 turns of Pikes Peak represent to us the best opportunity to prove our core belief that in vehicle design, you can do more with less.” Said Michael Uhlarik.

The ongoing story of Amarok and Greg Tracy will be followed up on MyLife at Speed, in Cycle Canada magazine and on Amarok Racing’s Facebook page and Twitter account.

About Amarok

Amarok Consultants is a leading motorcycle industry consulting firm. Founder, award winning motorcycle designer Michael Uhlarik, has served major international OEMs including Yamaha, the Piaggio Group, Bombardier and numerous others to deliver bespoke design, product planning and R&D support. In 2010, Michael co-founded Amarok Racing with Kevin O’Neil, with the purpose of developing the paradigm shifting, all electric P1 experiment.


Strong sales for BMW Motorrad

BMW Motorrad exceeded the previous year’s sales figures in the first three months of the year, thus achieving the best first quarter result in its history.

Sales rose 1.5% to 24,732 vehicles (prev. yr. 24,373). A total of 13,067 BMW motorcycles were delivered in March – an increase of 6.3% on the previous year (12,295).


BMW Motorrad plans entry into the segment below 500cc.

TOP BMW Motorrad plans entry into the segment below 500cc. BMW Motorrad and TVS Motor Company sign cooperation agreement.

Munich / Chennai, India. As part of its strategic reorientation, BMW Motorrad will be entering the segment below 500 cubic centimetres. BMW Motorrad and the TVS Motor Company have signed a long-term cooperation agreement for this purpose.

This was announced at a press conference today in Chennai, India.

The aim of the cooperation is to join forces to develop and produce motorcycles in the segment below 500 cubic centimetres.

The various stages through to the finished serial production motorcycle will be planned by both partners but implemented with different focus areas on each side leveraging the strengths of both companies. The cooperation agreement involves the two companies each offering their own vehicle derivatives, which will be sold through their own distribution channels in India and across the globe.

Both contractual partners commented on the future cooperative venture at the press conference. Stephan Schaller, President BMW Motorrad:

"In view of changing motorcycle markets, demographic developments and increasing environmental demands we are expanding our product range so as to tap into fresh growth potential. We have a highly expert and experienced partner in the TVS Motor Company. This means that in future we will be able to offer vehicles in smaller capacity classes in addition to the BMW Motorrad core segments. Various types of motorcycle are conceivable. They will meet the expectations of a BMW motorcycle in terms of riding fun as well as setting a new benchmark when it comes to stability, agility and performance figures. I regard this long-term cooperation as an important step along the road to profitable, sustainable growth."

Venu Srinivasan, Chairman TVS Motor Company:

"With BMW Motorrad, we see an ideal long-term strategic partner who shares our core values: focus on quality, engineering prowess, innovation and customer satisfaction. We intend to leverage each other’s strengths to deliver a new series of products offering cutting edge technology for our customers."

The cooperation partner TVS Motor Company is one of the largest motorcycle manufacturers in India with an annual production volume of some 2 million units and a turnover of more than one billion USD. TVS Motor Company is the flagship company of the 100 year old six billion USD TVS Group, which has some 40 companies and holdings in the automotive sector. TVS Motor Company offers the widest range of product in the Indian two and three wheeler industry. The company’s customer inspired engineering approach, has enabled it to introduce a wide product range that caters to all industry segments. TVS Motor Company has international presence in more than 50 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America.



Pack the Peace of Mind that Comes with Dryness

Ride with the peace of mind that comes from wet-weather protection, with the new men’s Roadway Rain Suit (P/N 98239-13VM) from the Harley-Davidson MotorClothes line. The jacket and pants are constructed from waterproof 100 percent nylon twill, with 3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective Material for enhanced visibility. The jacket features a bungee cord and toggle on the neck and hem, a zip-off hood that also folds into a neck flap, three zippered pockets, and elastic cuffs with adjustable tabs. The pants have an elastic waist, heat-resistant shields on the lower inner legs, stirrups, removable suspenders, and side zippers that extend to the knee. Both items fit quickly and easily over existing riding gear and come with a single storage bag. Available in S-5XL sizes.

Full-Featured Functionality in a Hoodie-Style Jacket

The new men’s Roadway Waterproof Fleece Jacket (P/N 98235-13VM) from the Harley-Davidson MotorClothes line delivers road-worthy functionality in a hoodie-style jacket. Constructed from waterproof, three-layer bonded, 100 percent polyester fleece fabric, the jacket features a mock neck collar and a zip-off hood with bungee cord and toggle for added versatility. Extended cuffs with thumbholes cover the hands and prevent air from flowing up the pre-curved sleeves. Pockets at the elbows and shoulders are designed to accept accessory body armour, while embroidered appliqué 3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective Material graphics on the back deliver enhanced visibility. Available in S-5XL and Tall sizes.


Instantly increase your low-light visibility with the new Reflective Arm Bands (P/N 98268-13VM) from the Harley-Davidson MotorClothes line. Constructed from nylon webbing with 3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective Material, these 2.5-inch by 20-inch bands have an adjustable closure and fit over a full range of jackets and outerwear to deliver enhanced reflectivity in all low-light conditions. Sold as a pair.

Rider Comfort System Gear to Benefit Breast Cancer Advocacy

Combining the charity of Pink Label with the versatility of the Rider Comfort System (RCS), the new Pink Label RCS items from the Harley-Davidson MotorClothes line expand the options for women who want optimal comfort in changing weather conditions. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of Pink Label products benefits Rethink breast cancer an organization that supports those who have been affected by breast cancer.

The three-layer system, in sizes XS-3W, begins with the Pink Label RCS Base Layer (P/N 98261-13VW), a 100 per cent polyester top featuring a mock neck, elastic binding around the cuffs, and an overall fit that is designed to be close to the body for optimal comfort and moisture wicking.

The Pink Label RCS Soft Shell Jacket (P/N 98260-13VW) is a mid-layer jacket constructed from windproof and water-resistant 100 per cent polyester. It features a snap-off bungee cord and toggle hood, extended cuffs with thumb holes, and a mock neck collar.

As an outer layer, the Pink Label RCS Functional Jacket (P/N 98259-13VW) is made from waterproof 100 per cent nylon and features four zippered air vents; body armour pockets at the elbows, shoulders, and back; pre-curved sleeves; four zippered pockets; and 3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective Material for excellent visibility in low-light conditions.

Complementing the three-layer system are the new Pink Label RCS 3-in-1 Leather Gloves (P/N 98267-13VW) in XS-XL sizes. The two-piece design features an outer glove made from goatskin leather with a nylon lining, plus an inner fleece glove with a neoprene cuff. Each can be worn separately or combined, and feature touchscreen-compatible index fingers and thumbs for convenience. The outer glove features pre-curved fingers with stretch inserts for reduced bulk, and a gel-padded palm for comfort.

The Roadway Waterproof Fleece Jacket, Roadway Rain Suit, Reflective Arm Bands, and Pink Label RCS items are available now at authorized Harley-Davidson Retailers.

About Deeley Harley-Davidson® Canada
Deeley Harley-Davidson® Canada is the exclusive Canadian distributor of Harley-Davidson® motorcycles, Genuine Motor Parts and Accessories, and MotorClothes® apparel, which are provided through a national network of authorized Harley-Davidson® Retailers. Office and distribution warehouse facilities are located in Richmond, British Columbia, and Concord, Ontario.


KTM Demo rides schedule for Canada


Earn a Yamaha Factory Ride!

Yamaha Motor Canada is pleased to announce the return of the popular ‘Win a Factory Ride’ award. One award will be given at each of the three biggest amateur motocross events in Canada. Last year’s big winners were Daniel McNaughton (WCAN), Dylan Wright (ECAN), Tanner Ward and Steven Anderson (TransCan). Each won a ‘Factory Ride’ in addition to a $2500 parts credit!

Bryan Hudgin, Yamaha’s Race Director commented, “We know racing is expensive, especially for the amateurs. What’s great about the Yamaha ‘Factory Ride’ award is, not only are we assisting amateur riders by giving them use of a YZ, but also access to our great accessory and gear partners like AXO, One Industries, Matrix and our own Yamalube and GYTR brands!”

With the award available at the Raymond Western Canadian Amateur National (June 26 - June 29), Deschambault Eastern Canadian Amateur National (July 26 - 28) and the Walton TransCan (August 14 - 17), Hudgin went on to discuss the importance of giving one award away at each event, “The award gives amateur Yamaha riders from coast to coast a chance to earn this prize. This award shows our commitment to amateur racing and our appreciation for their business. We want our customers to know they’re always a part of the Yamaha family and hopefully this helps to do that.”

In 2013, you could ride away on a YZ of your choice AND receive a $2500 parts credit!

How Do You Win?
Of all the Yamaha riders at each event, the winning rider must attain the most cumulative points for their finishes. Enter as many classes as you can to increase your chances!

The Rules:
- Contest open only to amateur Yamaha riders.
- You must be a resident of Canada.
- Your Yamaha must be a Canadian purchased unit.
- Rider cannot be an employee of Yamaha Motor Canada or one of its dealerships.
- Winner is only eligible for one prize. (Cannot win at multiple events)

Hudgin concluded, “If you race Raymond, Deschambault or Walton, make sure you’re doing it on a Yamaha. You may ride for free in 2014 on a Yamaha ‘Factory Ride’!”