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November 27, 2019
Types of Motorcycles and How To Choose the One That’s Best for You
Posted in: Bike Reviews
by Liz Jansen

I’ve ridden a motorcycle almost continuously since I was sixteen. Yet when I decided to get back into serious riding twenty years ago, I didn’t know where to start shopping. I’d ridden mostly used bikes, then shared one for years. Styles and models had evolved and now that it was time for a bike of […]

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March 08, 2017
The Invasion of the Small-Displacement (300-500cc) “Beginner” Bikes
Posted in: Brands
by Riders Plus Insurance

You meet the nicest people on a small bike Very few motorcycle manufacturers start out building large displacement bikes. One of the best selling motorcycles of all time happens to be a small bike, the single cylinder Honda Super Cub. It was revolutionary in 1958, but motorcyclists living in North America always seemed to prefer […]

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March 09, 2014
2013 Kawasaki Ninja 300 – It’s True!
Posted in: Bike Reviews
by Riders Plus

The Kawasaki Ninja 250 has been a solid contender in its class for many years. Kawasaki even upgraded the model within the past few years, and that upgrade generated a lot of positive response. In fact, Kawasaki has been very active in offering many options to riders of smaller, more fuel efficient bikes with the impressive […]

Riders Plus trikes
April 10, 2013
Who Likes Trikes?
Posted in: Bike Reviews
by Riders Plus

The idea of putting two wheels on the back of a motorcycle for stability purposes is certainly not a new idea. Trikes are, however, gaining a lot more popularity these days, partly because Ontario’s baby boomers are getting older and find the added stability attractive on the big bore bikes that they love to ride. […]

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June 26, 2012
Demo Rides At Ontario Motorcycle Dealerships
Posted in: Bike Reviews
by Riders Plus
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September 12, 2011
Ten Years of the Harley Davidson V Rod
Posted in: Bike Reviews
by Riders Plus

The V Rod burst onto the Canadian motorcycle market ten years ago as a Harley totally unlike the ubiquitous Sportsters, Softails and Dynas. This new model was supposed to appeal to the 20 somethings who weren’t drawn to the traditional Harley Davidson models, riders who wanted sleek and fast and cool but didn’t particularly care […]

May 05, 2011
2011 Kawasaki Ninja 400R
Posted in: Bike Reviews
by Riders Plus

There has been a flurry of activity in the small cc motorcycle niche lately. Major manufacturers have finally recognized that there is a gap in options in this category, and they are rushing to provide exciting new options in this area for the 2011 model year. It used to be something of a rule of […]

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April 01, 2011
Harley Davidson Takes New Direction
Posted in: Bike Reviews
by Riders Plus

The Harley Davidson marque is one of the most recognized, most accepted brands in the world. However, the appeal of this brand needs to be expanded to younger demographics, people who don’t have nostalgic leanings to the ’50’s or ’60’s and simply want cool motorcycles that are affordable and economical. According to reliable reports, the […]

2011 Honda cbr250
January 19, 2011
2011 Honda CBR250
Posted in: Bike Reviews
by Riders Plus

The world needs lots of smaller motorcycles for a lot of reasons. Truly impressive gas mileage is one very good reason. Affordability is another. Maneuverability for smaller, less experienced riders is infinitely greater, and experienced riders know that it’s a real thrill to take a smaller, lighter bike through its paces once in a while. […]