2014 Motorcycle Show-Toronto image gallery
This weekend (February 21-23) saw enthusiasts head to Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place during the Motorcycle Show-Toronto.
With 400+ bikes on display, apparel, accessories and touring destinations all under 1 roof, visitors saw ‘The Castrol Rocket’, a technologically-advanced streamlined 25-foot long, 1,000-horsepower Triumph motorcycle that will attempt to break the world motorcycle land speed record later this year or next. Pilot Jason DiSalvo was also present.
Team Empire Freestyle Stunt Team made their 1st Ontario appearance. Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Golden Helmets, the OPP’s Motorcycle Precision Team regaled with riding performances.
Yamaha’s “How To” Demos saw Clinton Smout demonstrate how to safely navigate challenges when riding over obstacles and gravel roads.
David Hatch’s Motorcycle Experience saw host David Hatch share his passion for the sport and provides tips on gear, destinations and more.
At the 27th edition of the Toronto Show ‘She Rides Nite’ was hosted on Friday, February 21) to celebrate women who ride and those considering the sport. Yamaha Riding Academy For Kids aged 6-12 introduses them to riding, with hands-on instruction and riding gear provided.
Trials Demos With Jordan Szoke with the 19-time Superbike and Trials champion saw a show with him overcoming obstacles like cars, narrow ramps and jump over a trusting person.
Ontario Tourism & Partners staff, videos and materials took to the post to help riders plan their next get-away, including the 2014 edition of the popular “Top Ten” Ontario riding routes.
Race Cafe let visitors rest and enjoy seminars, guest appearances and motorcycle videos on the main stage. Produced by Power Sport Services, Motorcycle Show-Toronto line-up of manufacturers included Aprilia, Arctic Cat, BMW Motorrad, Can-Am BRP, Deeley Harley-Davidson, Ducati, Honda, Husaberg, Husqvarna, Indian, Kawasaki, KTM, Moto Guzzi, Norton, Piaggio, Polaris, Royal Enfield, Suzuki, Triumph, Vespa, Victory and Yamaha.
Harley-Davidson Street series 750cc liquid-cooled cruiser launch earlier this month at India Auto Expo at a price of Rs 4.1 lakhs ex-showroom Delhi has now been followed up with a showing at 2014 Motorcycle Show-Toronto. Street 500cc was not showcased. Yamaha Bolt cruiser was on display. Honda Valkyrie 1800cc and CTX1300, Polaris owned Indian Chieftan, CCM GP450 Adventure dualsport, and BMW R1200GS were also showcases.