People

Women who ride Conga founder leaves legacy

Women who ride Conga founder leaves legacy

By Marissa Baecker In all my adventures of riding, meeting this lady was a highlight. It is with a heavy heart that I learned of her passing but it is with a smile that I see her spirit has touched so many by all the online comments, gatherings, tributes and photos...

read more

Turning Tin into Gold with Black Ice

Each year when the bikes roll in for the annual Ride for Dad, I find one motorcycle that stands out from the rest because of the attention to detail in the customization of the bike. Last year, it was the Jamaica inspired Rastafarian Victory Jackpot painted by artist...

read more
Vernon rider needs bigger trophy shelf

Vernon rider needs bigger trophy shelf

by Marissa Baecker While street riders are slowly making their way back onto the road, the dirt riders have been racing for almost a month and Vernon's Victoria (Tory) Hett is still setting records. Tory first appeared on my radar a few years back when she competed in...

read more
BMW Dealer takes test ride in Morocco

BMW Dealer takes test ride in Morocco

  Professional development is key in any business. Corporations spend thousands of dollars on management retreats, corporate training with a goal to rewarding their dedicated work force. The motorcycle industry is the same in this regard – bringing together their...

read more

Patrick Beaulé Finishes Dakar with a Proposal!

St. Bruno, QC, January 20, 2013 – Aldo Racing/KTM Canada rider Patrick Beaulé today became the first Canadian to complete the grueling Dakar Rally on both a motorcycle and in a car. The Quebec native rode a KTM 450 Rally Replica motorcycle to 62nd place out of 125...

read more

Beaule so close to the prize at Dakar

St. Bruno, QC, January 16, 2013 – Aldo Racing/KTM Canada rider Patrick Beaulé continues to move toward his ambitious goal of completing the 2013 Dakar Rally. The Quebec born rider completed the 11th stage in 63rd place, moving up one position for 62nd in the overall...

read more

Thomas Bourgin of France dies in Dakar

Latest press release from Dakar 2013 - stage 7 7th stage: CALAMA – SALTA Motorcycle rider no. 106 Thomas Bourgin (FRA) was the victim of a fatal traffic accident on the link route as he made his way to the start of the day’s special stage. The accident took place at...

read more
A music and motorcycle marriage – Journey

A music and motorcycle marriage – Journey

By Marissa Baecker Last night, my work as a photographer brought me to cover the Journey concert. I remember Journey from high school but didn't necessarily consider myself a 'fan'. Their music dates back to the late 70's and like any other rock group, has had some...

read more
The Return Road to Dakar

The Return Road to Dakar

From the South shores of Montreal hails Canada's next Dakar competitor and is no stranger to the gruelling competition having completed the event in a 2011 as a navigator in a vehicle. But this year, competition will be slightly different as Patrick Beaule aims to be...

read more
New Powersports Show has familiar face

New Powersports Show has familiar face

There is a new show coming to town and it may surprise you to know that a familiar face is behind the scenes. The Power Sports Adventure Show, paired with the All About Snow Show will kick off in October and invite the world of power sport enthusiasts. However new the...

read more