CALGARY, AB (December 29, 2015) – The Motorcycle Show – Calgary presented by Dalton Timmis Insurance will roar into town on January 8th, 2016 and run through until 5:00 on January 10th at the BMO Centre, Stampede Park. This premiere industry event will feature the brand new line-up of 2016 motorcycles, ATVs and scooters.
New to the Honda line-up is the all-new Honda CRFL1000L Africa Twin, a blend of Honda’s proven adventure experience with enhanced performance, advance technology and rally-bred durability to tackle any terrain, featuring Honda’s Dual Clutch Tramsmission. Honda is also offering two brand new full-size side-by side models for 2016 –the Pioneer 1000 and 1000S, these promise to raise the bar in terms of power, performance and capability in both work and recreation applicatons. The 2016 VFR1200X is a 1237 cc, V-4 powered machine featuring Selectable Torque Control to fine-tune the bike’s power delivery for different riding conditions.
Harley-Davidson Canada introduces the Road Glide Ultra with its sleek profile and touring esstenials. The all new Road Glide®Model is back to let riders pile up the miles in highstyle. The fixed-fairing, ultra-cool bagger offers riders and their passengers the ultimate in wind protection and long haul conveniences, along with all the features of Project RUSHMORE. The Iron 883™ motorcycle turns up the authentic premium Bobber style, urban practicality, and comfort in 2016. Visually refreshed, its new dark finishes are better equipped for the urban environment to let riders tear up the asphalt instead of washing paint and polishing chrome. The newly styled Forty-Eight® is a low-slung urban brawler dripping with attitude. It features a bold new front end, burly Dark Custom™ styling, and big comfort improvements, this muscular model is initiating an all-out urban assault.
The 2016 Suzuki TU250X revitalizes the retro cruiser style while matching modern design and efficiency. This classically styled motorcycle comes with spoked wheels, a round headlight and low-slung tapered muffler. It matches modern conveniences and reliable performance with a fuel-efficient ride. The 2016 V-Strom 650X ABS is built to get you there with more enjoyment and excitement, in greater comfort. Suzuki expands its versatility with wire-spoke aluminum wheels, more adventurous sytling and stardard ABS.
BMW Motorrad continues to bolster their presence in the adventure sport touring segment with the debut of the 2016 S1000XR. Based on the hugely successful S platform, the XR features great performance, agility, upright riding position and sporty advenure riding. BMW has refreshed their F700GS and F800GS models for this year, with new tank covers, ignition lock covers and electroplated fairing pieces and an updated paint finish. These bikes are suitabile for both day-to-day riding and travel. The BMW has made some key updates to the C650GT include a newly redesigned CVT and clutch which results in more pulling capability. Additional tweaks were made to the chassis, suspesion, center-stand mechanism and exhaust silencer ensuring modern good looks and great sound.
The 2016 Yamaha YZ450F features a “reversed” rear slanted engine design to achieve unmatched mass centralization. The YZ450F offers class leading power in a 250 chassis. Its engine has been revised and launch control system has been added for faster starts. This motorcrosser corners easily and is lighweight and compact. The Yamaha BWs 125 has undergone a significant makeoever, with all new styling and increased under seat storage capacity, making it a great urban or suburban commuter.
The Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R ultra-powerful 1,441cc inline four-cyclinder engine puts it at the top of its class. Advanced electronics, an innovataive monocoque frame and stunning bodywork makes the Ninja ZX-14R a sensation you have to see and feel to be believe. The 2016 Vulcan® S ABS Café is unlike any other cruiser, it is geared to fit a wide range of riders. With its stylish features this bike takes comfort, adjustability, Ninja®-derived power and performance to a whole new level. The rugged and tough KLR650 is built for adventure, whether on pavement or off-road. It boasts phenomenal fuel range and dual-purpose capabilities. With its 651cc motor it is extremely reliable.
The Ducati Hypermotard 939 combines handling, horsepower, and provides 100% enjoyment to every ride. It is powered by the new Testastretta 11º 113 hp engine and Riding Mode technology, Power Modes and Ducati Safety Pack with ABS and traction control. The new Multistrada 1200 Enduro is the first Ducati designed to take you anywhere on any type of terrain. Equipped with the sport, touring, urban and Enduro Ducati riding modes, adapting power, suspension, ABS and traction control specific to your riding style. Ducati enters the cruiser world in its own way with a cruiser that boasts the design, technical content and performance typical of Ducati. The X Diavel is “low speed excitement.” Merging performance, ergonomics, style and cutting-edge technology it is the true Tecnocruiser.
The new Triumph Speed Triple S and Speed Triple R take the legacy of the first factory street fighter to a completely new level in terms of performance, agility, power, handling and capability. With its new 1050cc triple engine, the naked performance roadster has been redinfined. With over 100 new engine features this bike is well worth a second look. In 2016 Triumph introduces the next generation of Bonneville with five exciting new motorcycles. Each model is a beautiful evolution of the iconic Bonneville styling, all featuring a class-defining level of performance, capability and qualilty, driven by an all-new Bonneville engine family.
The Victory Empulse TT’s battery fully charges its 10.4kWh batery in just over three hours, with a 65 mile range. Victory® doesn’t just prove performance, they advance technology. It comes with fully adjustable suspension, dual brake discs on the front wheel and has a new lightweight cast aluminum wheels. The 2016 Victory Cross Country 8-Ball has a classic custom look. It features huge lockable saddlebags, an amazing sound system, 106ci Freedom V-Twin and many other creature comforts.
Indian Motorcycle is proud to introduce the 2016 Indian® Scout™ ABS. This middle-weigh crusier weighs in at 558 lbs., and extends its decades-long legacy of superb balance, precise handling and potent performance. The 2016 Indian Chief Dark Horse is the most striking cruiser on the road. Featuring matte black finish from end-to-end and only a flash of chrome, this bike makes a statement even before you fire it up. The 2016 Indian ® Roadmaster™ is the industy’s most luxurious and anticipated touring motorcycle, it is the epitome of comfort in long distance cruising. With the peace-of-mind and reliability of the Thunder Stroke 111 engine and nearly 38 gallons of premium storage, it delivers luxury features like power-adjustable windscreen, heated grips, dual heated seats, ABS, tire pressure monitoring system, keyless ignition , electronic cruise control and an advanced infotainment system.
KTM has bridged the gap between a full-size enduro and a trials bike with the new Freeride 250R. The Freeride gives the rider confidence to navigate difficult and trials type terrain that would not be possibe on a tradition enduro bike, yet It has the comfort and ergonics for all-day riding. The 500 EXC is the ultimate machine when you want to ride your bike to the off-road trails. It is compact with a powerful 510.4 cc SOHC engine, with perfectly tuned suspension. This machine masters each and every tough spot in off-road riding with ease. The KTM 250XC-W has an unbeatable power to wieight ratio and is the prime choice for extreme enduro racing. The cutting-edge engine starts effortlessly and is considered the most successful 2-stroke power plant on the market. New updates for 2016 include a new front axle, new seat cover and robust skidplate.
Husqvarna has made updates that aren’t major but a few key tweaks to ensure they remain competitive. The updates to all models include new front and rear brake discs, lighter spokes, blue anodized Supersprox 2K rear sprockets, gripper seat covers, and updated graphics.
The Piaggio Fly 50 is light, easy to handle, as well as sleek and stylish. It comes with a 4 stroke HI-PER4 50cc engine for maximum efficiency and impressive economy. The safety features include a protective shield and rigid steel tube frame. The Fly 50 is both agile and stable which is great in the city as well as on rougher roads. The compact size and flat footrest of the sleekly styled Typhoon 50 gets 61 km/l and reaches speeds up to 40 mph. A dynamic solid vehicle with a four stroke – four-valve engine the Typhoon delivers impressive performance. The Piaggio BV 350’s innovative technology provides agility, efficiency and riding pleasure. It features a state-of-the-art, single cylinder 350cc engine, with the power of a 400cc and its compact dimensions makes it one of the most powerful scooters in its class.
BRP will expand its presence in the largest segment of the motorcycle industry, the cruiser segment, with additions of the F3-T and F3 Limited models to its existing F3, F3-S Special Series vehicles in the Can-Am Spyder F3 line-up. These new models are loaded with comfort and convenience features, offering greater freedom, flexibility, and extra cargo space. All spyder F3 models are equipped with BRP’s exclusive Ufit system that allows riders to adjust their riding position to find truly customized fit, feel and riding experience.
If this impressive showcase of new models weren’t enough, there is much more to take in at this year’s Show. She Rides Nite on Friday, January 8th, the Yamaha Riding Academy for children between the ages of 6 and 12, the Motor Madness and Mayhem Freestyle Show, handbuilt area and vintage display, and so much more.
Don’t miss the chance to enter to qualify to win the grand prize of a 2016 Bonneville 800 Street Twin provided by Triumph Motorcycles. This amazing bike is valued at $12,000.00. Produced by Power Sport Services (PSS), the Motorcycle Show – Calgary boasts an impressive line-up of manufacturers including Arctic Cat, BMW Motorrad, BRP-CanAM, Harley-Davidson Canada, Ducati, Honda, Indian, Kawasaki, KTM, Piaggio, Polaris, Suzuki, Triumph, Victory and Yamaha, just to name a few.
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Headquartered in Ancaster, Ontario, the Dalton Timmis Insurance Group is known across Canada as an innovative brokerage that provides specialty Insurance products and programs, including its Home for Chrome Motorcycle division, Commercial, Transportation and Personal Insurance divisions. Dalton Timmis Insurance was ranked one of 8 Canadian Brokerages to make the top 150 Brokerages in the World in 2013 by Canadian Underwriter Magazine.
Founded more than 80 years ago, growing a business from the ground up has provided Dalton Timmis with a wealth of insurance knowledge and old-fashioned values. Today, they balance those values with leading-edge technology and innovative processes to form a winning combination.
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