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Victory Motorcycles Project 156 hits highs and lows at Pikes Peak
· Project 156 qualified fourth overall out of 60 entries and top of class
· Don Canet posted the second fastest time of the day in section one
Episode 12 of Motorcycle Experience on TSN!
You know, since this is our 26th season of Motorcycle Experience, I figure we’ve sampled some three hundred and thirty-five brand new motorcycles over the years. Everything from cruisers, standards and tourers to adventure tourers, sport bikes, naked bikes, and scooters. As you know, every season we invite viewers and fans of the show to spend twelve weeks riding and sampling the very latest and greatest motorcycles on offer from our friends in the motorcycle industry. And this year has been no different. Case in point: recently we sampled the very latest in hard chrome cruisers fresh off the Project Rushmore drawing board from the folks at Harley-Davidson. The latest big displacement adventure touring tool from Yamaha, the Super Ténéré also drew high praise. We then sampled a couple of the very latest six cylinder touring platform motorcycles from the Honda menu while a pair of very cool all new, all ‘rounder middle weights from both Yamaha and Honda turned heads along with a couple of all new small displacement sportbikes earning a very big round of applause. And speaking of sportbikes, big displacement, high performance sports machines also took centre stage this year - with Honda’s fully amalgamated, super rare CBR 1000RR SP, and BMW Motorrad’s naked roadster, the S1000R put smiles on our collective faces and drew standing ovations. Heck, I’d even throw Harley’s prototype all electric into the mix if it were not for the fact that a motorcycle has to be available for purchase in order to qualify for our bike of the year honours. All in all, at the risk of sounding like I’m bragging, it was a really great year to be a motorcycle journalist. So out of all the bikes we sampled this season, which one was worthy enough to win our coveted bike of the year? Well tune in to find out who takes home the prize as the winner of our 2015 Motorcycle Experience Bike of the Year!
Also this week OPP Constable Anthony Mann proves that practice does indeed make perfect. While on this season’s Ultimate Ride Norm Wells and I discuss our next Ultimate destination. Then, during our “Winging It” segment Ken Edick discusses why he rides while during “Shifting Gears,” I throw a leg over Harley Davidson’s all electric Livewire.
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Marquez Battles for Assen Podium
Third place for Victory Racing in its first ever TT Zero race
Third place for Victory Racing in its first ever TT Zero race
· Lee Johnston rides a 111.62mph lap to his second TT podium
· Fourth for Guy Martin on a 109.717mph lap, just shy of the 110mph mark
· “It’s a proper fast bike, the Victory boys were spot on,” says Guy.
Isle of Man: Victory Racing is celebrating its first ever TT podium after Lee Johnston rode a 111.620mph lap in the SES TT Zero race to take third place.
Lee had ridden increasingly fast laps on successive practices throughout the week as he became more familiar with the intricacies of riding the electric motorcycle – including energy management and regeneration – and he rode his fastest lap to date just when it mattered most.
Lee said in the winner’s enclosure: “Yeah, awesome to be back on the podium again. Every time we go out, we’re getting faster. Think we had a little bit of battery left, so maybe could have went a bit quicker. Fair play to the Mugen boys, but at the end of the day they have been coming here for three years and in their first year they did nowhere near 110mph, so credit to the whole Victory team, it’s an absolutely awesome job. The bike’s so fun to ride because it’s so small, I really like riding it.”
Guy Martin, who stepped in to ride the bike on behalf of the injured William Dunlop, placed fourth, an equally sweet victory in some ways, as he had only ridden two practice laps on William’s No.6 machine ahead of the race. He also posted his fastest lap of the week in the race – a 109.717mph, just shy of the 110mph mark.
“It’s a proper fast bike,” he said. “The Victory boys judged it just right to use up all of the battery power as I came over the finish line. I’d need more time to properly get my head around it but I’m happy to have had the opportunity to ride it.”
For a first time at the TT, the team is thrilled that it has been so competitive. Victory Racing Team Manager, Brian Wismann, said: “I’m feeling very, very good. It was good day for Victory Racing on our first ever time at the TT. We accomplished what we set out to accomplish… got on to the podium, but we also got a 111mph average in our first ever TT Zero race. Speeds were good, the bikes were good and reliable, they looked great out there. I’m just very, very pleased with all the hard work the team’s put in and the work that the riders have done to get the bikes round here so quickly.”
Out of the 10 electric bike teams on the Isle of Man, seven of them entered the race. It is also the very first time that five teams have all achieved over 100mph laps under race conditions and is a strong indicator that electric racing technology is being taken seriously by many brands in anticipation of mass-produced consumer vehicles.
For Gary Gray, Director Motorcycle Product for Victory Motorcycles, the third and fourth place is reward for all the efforts the brand is putting into proving ‘American Performance’. He said: “I couldn't be prouder of the team for putting a bike on the podium the first year out and for building the fastest American electric bike ever at the Isle of Man TT. I promised we would be competitive and beating nine of the 10 teams proves American performance.”
A podium result has also excited Parker, the makers of the GVM electric motor that propelled the bikes. Parker’sUS-based strategic account manager, Kevin Holloway said: “We are proud of the entire Victory Racing team for the third and fourth place finishes in the TT Zero. Everybody worked so hard and we exceeded our expectations by setting an American lap record today.”
Victory Motorcycles has been flexing their muscles in various forms, not only by entering the Isle of Man TT, but also by taking part in professional drag racing, running a stunt team and fielding an entry in the iconic Pikes Peak Hill Climb with a prototype and custom race machine built by Victory Racing and Roland Sands Design, all which will be exhibited at the upcoming American Victory Rally in Denver and Colorado Springs, CO. http://www.victorymotorcycles.
Adventure Motorcyclist to Race the Pikes Peak on a Stock Ducati Multistrada 1200 S
Oscar by Alpinestars Comissions Ornamental Conifer for Mega Art Giveaway
Indian Motorcycle to Sponsor Inaugural “Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis"
Indian Motorcycle recently announced a partnership with the USO, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing programs and live entertainment to the U.S. troops and their families worldwide, and today is expanding its commitment to those who served. In addition to sponsoring the ride, Indian Motorcycle is providing the service members with bikes to ride to Sturgis. Several of the Indian models have been outfitted with sidecars specially built and provided by Champion Sidecars to accommodate the riders who are unable to operate a motorcycle themselves due to multiple traumatic amputations.
2015 Royal Distributing Canadian Cross Country Championship East -Alvinston, ON
The combination of the top notch MX track, long sections of single track and fast grass track areas are making Gullymor one of the favorite stops on the CXCC circuit.
Steven Able and the WEC timing crew hard at work - as usual the results were posted within minutes of the end of each race.
Yamaha once again took top two spots on the Pro podium with Brian Wojnarowski in first and Justin Lewis in 2nd. Adam "Cheeseburger" Millson rounded out the podium in 3rd on his Dual Sport Plus GasGas.
Curtis Marshall took 2nd in Mini Senior behind Mia Barrett but was ALL smiles as he got the fastest lap of the day in that class and the $100 from Wiesner Insurance for his efforts.
Yamaha rider Rob Hewitt took the win in Vet Master Class ahead of Steve Ooman (who won the Pirelli fastest lap award and got a new set of Pirelli rubber for it) and David Taplay.
Scott Merritt, Ryan Barber and Charlie Lake went 1, 2, 3 in hotly contested Vet Jr class and all got some great prizes from Parts Canada for their efforts.
The Women's Class was once again awarded with cold hard cash courtesy of the Laminacor Racing "Ride Like a Girl" program. Alex Franklin got $100 for 1st, Jill Carny $60 for 2nd and Kari Van Oosten $40 for 3rd.
Next round for the CXCC East will be in Parry Sound at the famous Hurd Pit, home to 06 & 07 World Championship rounds, on Sunday July 26th.
This weekend the CXCC West kicks of its season with rounds 1 & 2 in Lytton, BC at the Monkey Wrench Double Header weekend
Project 156 rebounds from practice crash
Ducati Officially Marks Its Arrival In India
Canadian Superbike Racer Garvie to Support Laps 4 MD
Laps for Muscular Dystrophy is a network of professional racers donating $1 from every lap they lead to Muscular Dystrophy Canada supporting over 50,000 Canadians with Muscular Dystrophy.
Muscular Dystrophy Canada supports those affected by muscular dystrophy and related muscle diseases. Together, these rare conditions are referred to as “neuromuscular disorders.” Neuromuscular disorders are a group of diseases that weaken the body’s muscles.
Garvie will join the growing number of Canadian racers joining in support of Laps 4 MD in various forms of motorsport which includes the NASCAR Canadian Tires Series, MotoAmerica, Formula 1200 and the Trans Am Road Racing Series to mention just a few.
Laps for Muscular Dystrophy is happy to welcome Kristopher Garvie to their list of supporters as his support will help to make a difference in the lives those affected by Muscular Dystrophy.
In 2015 Garvie will contest the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship (CSBK) aboard his Mikeymoto.ca backed Honda CBR1000RR. In 2014 Garvie placed 3rd in the Hindle Exhaust Pro Sport Bike class and was 5th in the Mopar Canadian Superbike division.
Garvie was also the Sunoco Brooklin Cycle Pro Rookie of the Year in Mopar CSBK in 2013, and held the RACE Pro Superbike and Pro 600 number one plate in 2014! In the off season Garvie prepped himself for the coming season Training in the gym with Body Artist Fitness, as well as riding motocross and flat track.
Kristopher Garvie says: “I’m stoked for the upcoming season! Being able to join in as a supporter of Laps 4 MD is truly something special. This season I will be focused on leading laps and fighting for podiums. I just can’t wait for the first round to start at Calabogie!”
Garvie encourages Canadian fans to learn more about Laps 4 MD by following @LAPS4MD on Twitter and on Facebook at facebook.com/Laps4MD. Race fans Canadians can also learn more about Muscular Dystrophy Canada's mission is to enhance the lives of those affected with neuromuscular disorders at facebook.com/muscle.ca and on Twitter at @MD_Canada.
This season Garvie will hit the track with new sponsors WALL ENERGY, LEGACY AUTO GROUP and MIKEYMOTO RACING. With continued backing from Honda Canada making it possible to race competitively for the 2015 season in the MOPAR Canadian Superbike Championship.
The 2015 Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship campaign will open this weekend at Calabogie Motorsports Park June 12-14 and the season will conclude with the traditional doubleheader at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, about a 45-minute drive from Toronto, August 14-16.
In addition to the event at Edmonton’s Castrol Raceway, the schedule features races at Autodrome St-Eustache, just north of Montreal, June 26-29, and Nova Scotia’s Atlantic Motorsport Park August 1-2.
KYMCO & Parts Canada proudly present the 2015 Mad Bastard Scooter Rally
Oscar by Alpinestars Comissions Ornamental Conifer for Mega Art Giveaway
BMW Motorrad worldwide growth continues
Dominant Lorenzo Reigns in Spain
Husqvarna Rider Craig Delong , Finishes Top Ten in Wyoming
“It was a fun but tough race. I‘m just pumped I made it through the race despite my injured wrist and was able to get some points,” explained DeLong.
The reigning champ’s younger brother, Craig DeLong also put in an impressive ride on his TC 250, ending the day 9th overall.
Josh Strang of Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing remained sidelined due to previous injury and is focused on heeling for GNCC.
1 KAILUB RUSSELL
2 RUSSELL BOBBITT
3 IAN BLYTHE
4 CORY BUTTRICK
5 GRANT BAYLOR
6 ANDREW DELONG – Husqvarna
7 STEWARD BAYLOR JR
8 JESSE GROEMM
9 CRAIG DELONG - Husqvarna
10 BRAD BAKKEN
1 KAILUB RUSSELL 135
2 RUSSELL BOBBITT 107
3 STEWARD BAYLOR JR 96
4 GRANT BAYLOR 92
5 ANDREW DELONG 86
6 BRAD BAKKEN 69
7 CORY BUTTRICK 63
8 CRAIG DELONG 53
9 RYDER LAFFERTY 51
10 TREVOR AARON BOLLINGER 47
12 JOSH STRANG 30
Episode 10 of Motorcycle Experience on TSN!
For our road test this week we're reviewing the latest iteration of Honda's classic touring machine, the Gold Wing. It's a motorcycle that's been forty years in the making; a one thousand eight hundred and thirty-two CC big six road-eating machine. A motorcycle that first came to life in 1975 as a liquid-cooled one thousand CC horizontally opposed four that set the standard for what would become known today as the luxury touring market. A motorcycle that serves a passionate group of dedicated die-hard owners who just love to spend all their accrued vacation time riding under the canopy of the open sky while wrapped in a bubble of wind-negating comfort. Giving us his take on Honda's flagship motorcycle is former Gold Wing owner, current wine maker, and host of our 2nd annual Wings Over The County event at Hillier Creek Estates winery in Prince Edward County, Kemp Stewart.
Enjoy the show!
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BMW Concept Path 22 – The Expression of Freedom
Expression of a Lifestyle.
The first scramblers in the 1950s were modified road machines with deep-treaded tyres, somewhat increased spring travel and a raised exhaust for off-road riding. These features gave the bikes a characteristic appearance that came to symbolise an attitude. "A scrambler is the perfect match for Wheels & Waves. It's the epitome of a motorcycle beyond established standards and conventions. Performance specifications are not so much of interest - style and originality all the more so. Scramblers express passion and are as varied as their owners. The Concept Path 22 is our own interpretation based on the R nineT. The latter is the perfect basis for a scrambler conversion", explains Edgar Heinrich, Head of BMW Motorrad Design.
Cooperation with Southsiders MC, Ornamental Conifer and Dyer Brand.
The BMW Concept Path 22 is the result of a collaboration that goes far beyond the motorcycle itself. At the initiative of the Wheels & Waves organisers, the motorcycle club Southsiders MC - in particular their member Vincent Prat - BMW Motorrad invited the artist Ornamental Conifer and the surfboard shaper Mason Dyer of Dyer Brand to design the BMW Concept Path 22 together. "Based on our scrambler interpretation, we wanted to create a kind of projection of the particular blend of people and cultures to be found at Wheels & Waves. And we found the perfect partners to do just this. The BMW Concept Path 22 captures everything that makes the Wheels & Waves people, festival and lifestyle so special", says Edgar Heinrich. For this reason, the BMW scrambler interpretation is presented to Wheels & Waves Festival visitors in its own distinctive paint finish complete with BMW leather jackets designed especially by Ornamental Conifer and two surf boards created exclusively by Dyer Brand. All these various facets go together to reflect the creative scene that assembles every year at Wheels & Waves - a constantly growing community.
The name "Path 22" refers to one of the insider secrets among Europe's surf spots. This particular stretch of beach is inaccessible to cars, located on the Atlantic coast of southern France, half an hour's walk through one of Europe's biggest pine forests. The path leading to this spot bears the number 22.
The Motorcycle – The Expression of Freedom.
"The BMW Concept Path 22 stands for freedom – freedom of thought and its expression. There are no boundaries. Whatever you like is allowed - as at the Wheels & Waves-Festival. The Concept Path 22 is based on the BMW R nineT, which we see as the epitome of a custom bike. It is actually designed to be modified - customised according to individual preferences. The idea of a BMW scrambler is not new to us. Now seemed to be the right time to present our interpretation of this legendary vehicle concept," says Ola Stenegard, Head of BMW Motorrad Vehicle Design. At the heart of the BMW Concept Path 22, there is a powerful two-cylinder boxer engine with cardan drive - as is typical of BMW. The single-sided swing arm makes the five-spoke rear wheel visible, again a familiar BMW feature. The remainder of the bike is equally genuine and down-to-earth. The classic circular headlamp, the fuel tank and a short seat ensure clear, agile proportions. The body finishes visually above the rear hub, thereby promising versatile handling. Typical scrambler features such as studded tyres, a large front wheel, slightly extended sprint travel and a raised exhaust mean the bike moves effortlessly over gravel and sand. These elements also create a striking appearance, instantly suggesting the kind of experience the BMW Concept Path 22 is able to offer.
Riding fun in its most original form.
The BMW Concept Path 22 is stripped down to the essentials. Every element and surface has a function. At the same time, each detail expresses both aesthetic appeal and consummate craftsmanship. In addition to the rustic elements such as the studded tyres and the protective grid in front of the headlamp, there are also high-end details such as the stitched leather seat, the handles with leather inserts and the typical scrambler-style Akrapovic tailpipes in high-quality stainless steel that add a touch of exclusive flair. High performance parts by Öhlins and Gilles Tooling, clever solutions such as direction indicators integrated in the handlebar ends, the MotoGadget instrument panel and the contrastcut milled parts created by Roland Sands Design further emphasise the bike's quality detail. The milled aluminium wheels - likewise contrastcut - were produced exclusively by BMW Motorrad, rounding off the motorcycle's minimalist appearance in top-class style. All parts of the concept bike are necessary essentials and offer the very best quality. In this way, the BMW Concept Path 22 perfects the art of reduction and harks back to the very essence that gives motorcycling its underlying appeal: the unity of man and machine.
Artwork by Ornamental Conifer.
The headlamp pan, fuel tank and mudguards of the BMW Concept Path 22 bear the artwork of Ornamental Conifer, alias Nico Sclater. He has been part of the Wheels & Waves movement for a long time and is co-founder of the scene's graphic identity. Stylised lettering and graphic ornamentation are key to his work. The mischievous style of his typography is typically combined with profound and pithy puns. In addition to his work on vehicles, signs and windows, Nico Sclater is especially famous for his graphic enhancement of leather jackets. He not only created the concept bike's special paint finish but also painted a number of exclusive BMW leather jackets for the Concept Path 22 team- each one a unique specimen.
Riding the Waves – boards by Dyer Brand.
A particular highlight of the BMW Concept Path 22 is the surfboard holder on the right-hand side. Specially developed by BMW Motorrad, it is as reduced, functional and high-quality as the bike itself. Made solely of machined aluminium and leather, it is highly variable and can be adapted to different board sizes. When not required it can be folded down to disappear into the bike's silhouette or else simply dismounted. The boards to suit the holder were made by no less than leading shaper Mason Dyer himself of Dyer Brand in San Diego. He is famous for his high-quality custom boards that draw their inspiration from the 1950s and 1960s. Dyer has made two custom boards exclusively for the BMW Concept Path 22: a longboard (9'4) reminiscent of the period when scramblers first emerged and a shortboard (6'8) which meets the needs of modern surfers.
The graphic design of the bike, jackets and surfboards express individual style and creativity. Each one a unique specimen, they also feature a matching colour scheme. This gives every element its own distinctive character while highlighting the core of the Wheels & Waves philosophy once again: joining together to celebrate Surf, Art, Motorcycles and the Freedom to do it your way.
Bonnier Motorcycle Rider Study Finds That New Riders Shun Used Motorcycles
The Bonnier Motorcycle Group Rider Study found that the majority of new riders with less than five years of riding experience are in the market to purchase a new motorcycle in the next 24 months, with 39 percent of those new riders “definitely” in the market for a new machine.
The Bonnier Motorcycle Group Rider Study also reports that younger riders are more likely to purchase a new motorcycle in the next two years, with 47 percent of survey participants ages 21–24 saying they are going to buy a motorcycle in the next 24 months. By comparison, only 28 percent of consumers over the age of 65 are planning to purchase a motorcycle in the next 24 months.
So how much are they going to spend? Based on the extensive study from the Bonnier Motorcycle Group, 52 percent of riders ages 25–29 said they would spend from $5,000 to $9,999. All ages of consumers who were in the market to purchase a motorcycle indicated they would spend an average of $13,317 on a motorcycle in the next 24 months.
Victory Motorcycles only second brand to lap over 110 mph average
Lee Johnston, clearly buoyed from his first ever TT podium in the Superstock race, rode an 110.97mph lap and reached 144.9mph through Sulby on the Victory electric prototype that’s powered by Brammo battery modules and supported by Parker Racing (the makers of the electric motor).
Guy Martin rode a 108.674mph lap, just 1.3mph shy of also achieving a 110mph lap. His ride was made even more impressive as it was only his second time on the bike.
Lee was thrilled to go beyond the 110mph mark for the first time and said: “It feels good yeah, I’m still just getting used to the bike, feeling a bit more flowing and trying to think about saving the power rather than rolling it on and off. Yeah it feels really good.”
Guy Martin was measured and contemplative after his second ever ride of an electric motorcycle. He said: “Interesting, interesting… yeah, it’s just…it’s just getting your head round what it’s doing. Just the momentum I think…just keeping the momentum up, don’t waste energy by braking late, or by braking at all, don’t evenlook at the brake lever, just roll off and let the regeneration do the work.”
Injury forces rider change on Victory TT team
Episode 9 of Motorcycle Experience on TSN
But before we get to all that, we'll be road testing BMW's S1000R. This sharp edge, fly by wire, real world street fighter was sent into the ring late last year, and at first blush the tale of the tape would suggest that this is a stripped down version of BMW's hugely successful racetrack ready super sport, the S1000 double R. But that would really be selling this bike short because this thing is impressive. Sure there's ponies under the fairing in the R (a proclaimed 160 in all) and, yes, the weight is there (it's three kilo's more then a double R) but what really impresses here is the usable power delivery and the electronic goodies. It comes with the now de rigueur ABS braking and accompanying ASC (Automatic Stability Control) but you also get the combination knock-out punch that comes with selectable, on the fly, DDC electronic power delivery mode designed for both wet and dry conditions. And there's selectable DDC, electronic suspension set-up modes and if that's not enough leading edge technology for you, you can also order the S1000R with an HP gear shift assist probe... it's all pretty trick.
Also, remember to mark your calendar for Saturday, September 26 for our Wings over the County event celebrating the Gold Wing's 40th Anniversary.
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Victory Racing breaks the 100mph average lap speed barrier
2016 Yamaha Spring Motorcycle Launch
After the massive 2015 motorcycle launch, Yamaha Motor Canada is continues the trend of releasing all-new exciting motorcycles for 2016!
Last year, Yamaha ventured into the growing world of cross country and enduro racing with the introduction of the YZ250FX. Yamaha is pleased to announce the second model in our cross country lineup… the all-new YZ250X. Based on the legendary YZ250 2-stroke, the new "X" version has been developed using all of Yamaha's extensive 2-stroke knowledge to produce a model that offers a high level of performance for cross country racing for only $7,899 MSRP. New cross country focused chassis features include revised suspension settings, an 18" rear wheel, a new aluminum side stand and a new fuel petcock that offers a reserve position for peace of mind.
Also for 2016, both the YZ450F and YZ250F have been updated. The YZ450F engine has been revised and has also seen the addition of launch control for faster starts and a larger front disc. For the YZ250F, a number of detail improvements to the piston, piston pin, crank, clutch and transmission have been made. On the chassis side a larger 270mm front disc brake has been added as well as revised suspension settings. The most noticeable change for both these motorcycles for 2016 is the limited edition yellow and black colour scheme celebrating Yamaha’s 60th Anniversary.
Other models released for 2016 with a fresh look include the FZ-09, FZ- 07, Bolt, Bolt R-Spec, WR250R, TW200, XT250, TT-R110E, PW50 and the rest of the YZ lineup.
For more information on these models and the entire Yamaha lineup, visit: www.yamaha-motor.ca
Young Earns First MotoAmerica Supersport Podium
Unseasonable weather conditions this past weekend normally wouldn’t phase the hearty young Scot who’s lived in Canada since 2007. However, adding the power of a Roadrace Factory prepared Yamaha YZFR6 to a cold wet track was going to make for an interesting weekend.
Young and the team struggled to get a good cold weather dry setup during Friday’s morning’s Supersport practice. The team made additional changes to the set up but missed the mark with Young achieving a provisional 10th on the MotoAmerica Supersport grid.
During the second qualifying session on the track known as the ‘four miles of fun’ Young was fourth fastest yet was unable to better his time from the previous day. Young was optimistic about the wet set up his team had made to his #86 Roadrace Factory prepared Yamaha YZFR6.
The resident of Thornbury Ontario has recently struggled with getting a good start so far this season but got off the line in well in Saturday’s wet feature Supersport race. With his experience racing in cooler and often wet conditions last year in the British Superbike Championship (BSB) Superstock class Young new consistency, patience and keeping his R6 on two wheels was going to make the difference to get him within striking distance of the lead group.
Episode 8 of Motorcycle Experience on TSN
Also on this week's show, the pride of the OPP tackles Matt's racetrack, while on this season's Ultimate Ride we pull over en route to our ultimate destination, Gaspé, Quebec. Then, during our "Winging It" segment, touring expert Ken Edick reviews the passenger manifest on his Honda Gold Wing.
For a little added perspective on this season's "Winging It" feature, here's a bike review we did with Colin Fraser ten years ago when the Gold Wing was turning 30.
Remember to mark your calendars for Saturday, September 26 for our Wings over the County event celebrating the Gold Wing's 40th Anniversary.