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May 15, 2024
Welcome To The Winners Circle! What Does Award-Winning Insurance Mean For You?
Posted in: Auto Insurance

For over 28 years, we at Riders Plus Insurance have been the top choice for motorcycle insurance, earning over 7,000, 5-star reviews on Google. Now, we’re proud to announce that we’ve also been recognized as the number one choice for home and auto insurance. On May 8th, we were awarded the Consumer Choice Award for […]

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May 07, 2024
Riders Plus Insurance: Setting the Standard in Home and Auto Coverage
Posted in: Auto Insurance

Riders Plus Insurance has just achieved a remarkable milestone: winning the prestigious Consumer Choice Award in the category of Insurance – Home and Auto for its inaugural year in Toronto Central. This accolade speaks volumes about the company’s commitment to excellence and its dedication to providing top-notch service to its clients. Established over 28 years […]

winners of customers choice award 2024
April 29, 2024
Riders Plus Insurance: Winners of the Consumer Choice Awards 2024
Posted in: Events and News

We’re thrilled to announce that Riders Plus Insurance has been honoured with the prestigious Consumer Choice Award for 2024! This recognition solidifies our commitment to excellence and underscores our dedication to serving our customers with the utmost care and professionalism. How did we become an award-winning motorcycle insurance company? At Riders Plus Insurance, we know […]

April 29, 2022
International Female Ride Day
Posted in: Events and News

Attention all Riders! International Female Ride Day encourages women across the globe who have a passion for motorcycles and powersports vehicles to come together and “Just Ride!” This year will be the 16th edition of International Female Ride Day, and will be taking place on Saturday, May 7, 2022! This day helps to demonstrate the […]

Virtual Trivia Saturdays Sponsored by Riders Plus Insurance
May 11, 2020
Virtual Trivia Saturdays in Support of The Distress Centres of Greater Toronto
Posted in: Events and News

At Riders Plus Insurance, we believe that we all can do our part in giving back to our community, especially at times like these. We believe it is important that we stand by each other and support those who need our help the most. To do our part and make a contribution to the battle […]

February 07, 2020
Posted in: Events and News

The Annual Spring Motorcycle Show will be returning for the 31st time, once again with Riders Plus Insurance as their proud sponsor. The show will take place on April 4 – 5, 2020 at the Toronto International Centre located at 6900 Airport Road. There will be numerous motorcycle clubs and associations exhibiting at the show. […]

February 07, 2020
Posted in: Events and News

The Toronto Motorcycle Show is returning from February 21st to the 23rd and Riders Plus Insurance will be there! One of the biggest motorcycle shows in Ontario will take place at the Enercare Centre, Exhibition Place on 100 Princes’ Blvd in Suite 1. Expect to see over 500 exhibitors as this event brings together the […]

February 07, 2020
2020 Motorcycle Supershow
Posted in: Events and News

This year was the 44th annual North American International Motorcycle Supershow. The event was held on January 3rd, 2020 and went on until January 5th, 2020, at the Toronto International Centre. The show was a fantastic event filled with many exhibitors and featured events. There were live bands, special guests, custom bikes and so much […]

Motorcycle Riding 2020
January 30, 2020
Top Five Motorcycle Goals for the New Year
Posted in: Events and News

Are you someone who sets personal goals for the New Year or do you avoid them like the plague? As a life coach, I spend a LOT of time with clients going over goals and wants, which range from weight loss to complete life upheavals. The New Year is a good time to evaluate what […]

Spring motorcycle show riders plus insurance
March 19, 2019
Posted in: Events and News

Riders Plus Insurance is proud to announce our sponsorship of the 30th Annual Spring Motorcycle Show that will take place April 6 – 7, 2019 at the Toronto International Centre located at 6900 Airport Road in Toronto, Ontario. With over 50 motorcycle clubs and associations exhibiting at the show, you will have a chance to attend and participate in […]

Toronto Motorcycle Film Fest
July 10, 2018
Posted in: Events and News

Riders Plus Insurance is proud to announce our sponsorship of the 2nd Annual Toronto Motorcycle Film Festival taking place September 27 – 30, 2018 at the Revue Cinema. This festival is the only Canadian film festival dedicated to screening the best motorcycle and moto-culture films from across the globe. The festival includes red-carpet Q&A sessions […]

310-Wasaga Beach Motorcycle Rally
July 10, 2018
Posted in: Events and News

The Wasaga Beach Motorcycle Rally presented by RIDERS PLUS INSURANCE will take place July 20 – 22.  Whether you’re a motorcycle enthusiast, or you’re just looking for some fun in the sun, this rally is the place to be. Come join us and get a chance to see some great concerts and rides in the […]

December 15, 2017
Motorcycle Supershow 2018
Posted in: Events and News

Shake off the winter blues by visiting the North American International Motorcycle Supershow between January 5-7, 2018! Come browse America’s largest retail show for motorcycle enthusiasts at the Toronto International Centre. Whether you’re there to look for a new bike, pimp up your current one, or there to visit the many entertainment features (did you […]

March 01, 2017
Winter Motorcycle Rider Blues
Posted in: Events and News

Yes, Ontario, we have a few more weeks of snow and ice to look forward to before we can see a semblance of decent riding weather again. Here’s an idea that will take your mind off the fact that your not riding AND give you things to do that will help take your mind off not […]

motorcycle rally wasaga beach
September 22, 2016
Revisiting the 2016 Wasaga Beach Motorcycle Rally
Posted in: Events and News

This summer was a blast, there’s no question about it. The trips, the rides, getting that time in with friends and family… and not to mention the awesome events that happened all over the province. Most importantly, the 2016 Wasaga Beach Motorcycle Rally! The rally this year was bigger and badder than any other. Everyone […]

May 20, 2015
BMA Toy Parade 2015
Posted in: Events and News

Toy Ride Parade – Saturday, August 22 Celebrating our 34 th Annual Parade BRAMPTON, ON.(April 15, 2015) – The Brampton Motorcycle Association (BMA) proudly announces the return of its signature charity event – the Police Escorted Toy Ride Parade. It all began in 1982 with “Santa’s Ride for Kids” – 12 Riders decorating their Bikes, […]

Toronto Motorcycle Springshow 2015
February 27, 2015
Toronto Motorcycle Springshow 2015
Posted in: Events and News

The tradition continues as many of us involved with the motorcycle industry in southern Ontario prepare to attend the Toronto Motorcycle Springshow on March 21 and 22, 2015. One of the most popular attractions at this motorcycle show is the huge variety of used motorcycles for sale. There are, of course, many Ontario motorcycle dealerships displaying their used bike […]

October 16, 2014
A Biker’s Thanksgiving
Posted in: Events and News

Thanksgiving in an Ontario motorcycle rider’s household is generally a very sombre affair. Turkey and Hot Cider can’t settle that uneasy feeling in the pit of your gut that Riding Season is Almost Over. The sun gets closer to the horizon every night on your commute home from work almost immediately after Labour Day. Frost […]

International Motorcycle Supershow 2014
January 10, 2014
International Motorcycle Supershow 2014
Posted in: Events and News

The Riders Plus Insurance booth was located in Hall 3, very close to the entrance to Hall 2, the same location as it has been for a number of years now. The Supershow is huge, encompassing almost the entire complex of vast hall space at the International Centre on Airport Road in Mississauga, Ontario. Each […]

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December 12, 2013
Ontario Motorcycle Show Schedule 2014
Posted in: Events and News

Here are the Winter and early Spring Motorcycle Shows at which Riders Plus will be present (titles are linked to their respective websites for more information): North American International Motorcycle Supershow – January 3, 4, and 5, 2014 Riders Plus Ottawa International Motorcycle Show – February 1 and 2, 2014 Toronto Motorcycle Show – February […]

Spring Motorcycle Show 2013
March 18, 2013
Another Fun Spring Motorcycle Show 2013
Posted in: Events and News

The crowds in the International Centre’s Halls 1, 2, and 3 were thick by early afternoon on the first day (March 16th) of the International Spring Motorcycle Show. Smiles were contagious; these people were here, not to be distracted from the dreariness of a winter with no end in sight, but to get loose ends wrapped […]

seasons greetings riders plus
December 21, 2012
Season’s Greetings from Riders Plus
Posted in: Events and News

Or you can even find a deal on a new or used motorcycle at a motorcycle show that is simply too good to resist (believe me, this happens a lot). In fact, the best thing about this time of year is that it makes you truly appreciate the riding season, ensuring that you don’t take for […]

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December 20, 2012
Christmas Shopping for Motorcyclists
Posted in: Events and News

Now, if you’re the Ideal Spouse, you will simply go into the local Ontario motorcycle dealership that sells your spouse’s dream motorcycle, put the money down, gift wrap the beast and sit back to receive endless, effusive thanks. Obviously, the Ideal Spouse has either a lot of disposable income or a great line of credit. Ok, […]

December 14, 2012
Intact Insurance Buys Jevco: What It Means to You
Posted in: Events and News

Jevco Insurance is a name well known to most Ontario motorcyclists who have been around for a while. From its beginnings in 1980, Jevco became one of the largest insurers of recreational vehicles in Canada. Purchased by Kingsway General Insurance in the 1990’s, they were later sold to a company called Westaim in 2010. The […]

Kitchener Motorcycle Show 2012
March 13, 2012
Kitchener Motorcycle Show 2012
Posted in: Events and News

Friday night, March 9, 2012, saw trucks and trailers lined up at Bingemans Conference Centre in Kitchener, Ontario. Motorcycles, leathers, the building blocks of trade show booths, brochures and cards, all sorts of things were being unloaded and carted into the halls to be set up. The excitement is always at a high level at […]

January 16, 2012
The Mammoth Motorcycle Show
Posted in: Events and News

All three days, Friday January 6, 2012 through Sunday, January 8, 2012, were warm, dry, and mostly sunny. The unseasonably springlike weather was unquestionably a factor in drawing the huge crowds of motorcycle enthusiasts, many of whom came from the farthest reaches of Ontario and beyond. These show attendees came expecting to be impressed, entertained, and […]

December 13, 2011
One Ontario Motorcycle Show at a Time
Posted in: Events and News

The earliest motorcycle show of the 2012 season in Ontario is the Toronto Motorcycle Show at the Metro Convention Centre in downtown Toronto December 9, 10, and 11, 2011. This show is sponsored by the Motorcycle and Moped Industry Council, the group that includes all of the major motorcycle manufacturers in Canada. The timing of this […]

ride for progeria
May 31, 2011
Ride for Progeria 2011 Press Release
Posted in: Events and News

Progeria, a fatal rapid aging disease that affects children is not a popular one to be heard of, and is the entire reason for the 3rd Annual Ride for Progeria & Benefit Concert. Organizer and motorcycle enthusiast who has won a number of awards this year for her customized Ninja (I.D. Streetfighters, a major sponsor […]

Motorcycle Charity Rides 2011
May 25, 2011
Ontario Motorcycle Charity Rides 2011
Posted in: Events and News

You really have to love the month of June. The unpredictable May bouts of chill and rain are less likely to hit once June arrives. Roads are almost certainly washed clean of sand, salt, and gravel from winter anti-ice campaigns. The lush green of spring hasn’t yet faded with the onset of summer. Warm days […]

May 04, 2011
BAD Ride 14 – Sunday, May 29, 2011
Posted in: Events and News

Spread the word! The B.A.D. Ride’s signature formula is a winning one, guaranteed to make a charitable motorcycle rider out of you. Every year, we change up the roads on our award-winning signed and unescorted scenic route, provide great food, live entertainment and lots of opportunity to “see and do” or just “hang out” with […]

May 04, 2011
The Motorcycle Ride for Darrell
Posted in: Events and News

Date: Saturday June 11, 2011 Time: Registration 3p.m. at Thunder Road Harley Davidson, Windsor, ON or online at The Motorcycle Ride for Darrell Kickstands up: 4p.m. Route: Ride will be a fully escorted nonstop ride on Scenic roads in Essex County arriving at the final location at 4780 11th Concession in Tecumseh, ON. This is the location […]

August 05, 2010
Minor Injury – Auto Insurance Reform Part 2
Posted in: Events and News

One of the most noticeable changes that comes with the Ontario Auto Insurance Reform Act on September 1, 2010 will be the introduction of a new Accident Benefit category called Minor Injury. Ontario drivers, riders, and passengers need to be very aware of this category and the new limitations it contains. Such a category naturally […]

International Women motorcycle conference
April 27, 2010
AMA Report Colorado
Posted in: Events and News

AMERICAN MOTORCYCLIST ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONAL WOMEN & MOTORCYCLING CONFERENCE ATTENDEE REPORT August 19-22, 2009 – Keystone, Colorado Submitted By: Barb Piatkowski AMA History – the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) has been in existence since 1924, and claims the task of protecting the future of motorcycling and promoting the motorcycle lifestyle. It boasts itself as the world’s […]