• Editorial - September 6, 2016


    By David Booth Christoph Stuermer, global lead analyst for PwC Autofacts, told Business Week at the time, “Strategically [the purchase of Ducati] is insignificant for… Full story »

  • Editorial - August 31, 2016

    The Outsider

    I need more serendipity. Unfortunately, it’s not the kind of thing you can buy, or even go looking for. The nature of the beast is such that it’s always and … Full story »

  • Editorial - May 24, 2016

    Slow riders and fast riders

    “I’ll go last and we’ll meet in the village square at the bottom of the hill,” said our tour guide in English heavily inflected by Spanish. Our group of eight … Full story »

  • Editorial - February 2, 2016

    A fresh start

    “Name the provinces,” I asked Anoop Prakash, managing director for newly-formed Harley-Davidson Canada. Prakash, an American citizen, Midwesterner by birth, and, most recently, head of… Full story »

  • Editorial - December 23, 2015

    Quality ownership experience

    His elbows were propped on the seat of the stool and his eyes were downcast at the floor. I stood at the counter, unsure of how to proceed. In time … Full story »

  • Editorial - October 20, 2015

    Too big for the task

    I’m a poor judge of shoe size. I’ve been size 11 for 35 years and yet I can’t make a purchase without eliminating size 10 as too tight and 12 … Full story »

  • Editorial - July 28, 2015

    Excitement and relaxation

    It finally happened. After three straight days of riding at Roebling Road raceway I’d done it: I was relaxed, humming away in my helmet, and slightly bored. And it took … Full story »

  • Editorial - May 19, 2015

    An intervention

    An intervention I throw a leg over the superbike and pull onto Savannah, Georgia’s, Roebling Road Raceway — a… Full story »

  • Editorial - April 24, 2015

    Starting somewhere

    He stands six-foot-four, has just turned 30, drives an 18-wheeler, lives in a small Ontario town, and is married to a friend’s eldest daughter. He’s burly, not heavy, a little … Full story »

  • Editorial - March 30, 2015

    Aging ungracefully

    My legs are wobbling. I reach to the table for support. I am watching a video on YouTube on how to adjust the valves on my Ducati 888. (Before that … Full story »

  • Editorial - March 6, 2015

    On high-vis vests

    It must be the Canadian in me that made me embarrassed for the man standing at my side. We were at the riding school American Supercamp and would spend two … Full story »

  • Editorial - February 10, 2015

    Winter's Essential Gift

    For the editor of a Canadian motorcycle magazine, winter is approached with a peculiar mixture of relief and dread. Relief because the summer-and-fall dash to accumulate material to sustain the… Full story »