There are words that describe human conditions that are used by psychiatrists, doctors, and counsellors… Then there are the words that we, the every man (or every woman) uses. Words like stage five clinger, creeping, and a little gem I learned this week: ...Read More »
Being a motorcyclist and being born and raised in Toronto are two things that define me. My friends could argue that a decade of wonderful relationships turned in to exceptional failures would be another defining point. So when I got ...Read More »
Night times are always the worst. It’s just you and your battle scars, the ones inside and out, on a motorcycle riding aimlessly in desperate search of dawn. On your right arm are the burns from fiddling with things and ...Read More »
I was reading YouMotorcycle’s Twitter feed Sunday morning and noticed @Forbes tweeted How To Overcome The Most Common Barriers To Homeownership. What was really missing from the article was a true to life example of how to jump the hurdle and reach a home ownership goal. ...Read More »
Motorcyclists young and old, of both genders and all of faiths and colors let me be your eyes for I have seen the future and know our path is bright! I have seen the sun. Where once there was darkness there is now light. I have been visited by the ghost of motorcycling future and she was beautiful!Read More »
SOLD! Man I remember when I bought this place. I was 23 years old. Dad was still hanging on, if only for Mom’s sake. I thought I’d work at my first job out of university for a long time. I thought I’d ...Read More »
I'm 25 years old. I've owned over a dozen motorcycles. I've been riding since I was a teenager. I hold a full M Class motorcycle license in Ontario. I don't own a car or even a car license. I own a house, and a garage full of motorcycles.
I haven't been in a motorcycle accident. I haven't received a ticket in about three years. I started my professional career by working in the motorcycle industry. If Saskatchewan's proposed rules applied to me, nearly everything I just told you would cease to be true.
I'm house shopping in Toronto market, and as if that wasn't hellish enough, I'm looking not only looking for a house to call a home, I'm looking for a house fit for motorcycling. The list of questions to ask when buying a home is endless. The list of questions to ask when buying a house fit for motorcycling is a handful of questions longer.Read More »
Paraplegic Rides Again on a Trike In 2011, while working in the motorcycle industry I met Andrew Richards of Trike Zone, a motorcycle dealership in Edmonton, Alberta. Two years later I was in my home in Toronto when I happened ...Read More »
In a past life I had the opportunity to interview Sabina Heilman, Director of Finance & Communication at KYMCO Canada. Ms. Heilman was on the road, visiting KYMCO dealers across la belle province. She's in a position that's all too uncommon in the power sports industry: a woman with an upper management level position.
I asked her questions about her thoughts on riding and on her experience as a female director in the motorcycle industry. As we cruised down the road listening to the tunes of 97.3 FM, Quebec's Worst Radio Station, the conversation went a little like this...