Canada's Premier Motorcycle Shows
February 20 - 22, 2015
Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place

Current Show News

The Motorcycle Show If Proud To Announce Dalton Timmis Insurance as Presenting Sponsor

May 27, 2014
For Immediate Release:

Power Sport Services is delighted to announce a landmark three-year sponsorship agreement with Dalton Timmis Insurance Group, known throughout the country as an Innovative Brokerage that provides specialty Insurance products and programs. As a result of this three year agreement, Dalton Timmis Insurance Group with their Home for Chrome Motorcycle Division will become the presenting sponsor of the Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, Toronto and Moncton Motorcycle Shows, beginning with the 2015 shows and through to the 2017 shows.

"It is a real pleasure to welcome Dalton Timmis on board as presenting sponsor of the shows", said Robert Ramsay, President of Power Sport Services. "Working together, I am sure that we will continue to grow the shows to the benefit of everyone in the industry".

Dan Avon Vice President, Partner of Dalton Timmis Insurance Group: "We want to educate and provide the powersports industry with the best alternatives for coverage, competitiveness and levels of service. Working with the shows allows us to look forward to being able to deliver these items with a strong National presence."

About Power Sport Services:

Power Sport Services™ (PSS) is the operating name of the incorporated for profit company 8061246 Canada Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Motorcycle & Moped Industry Council (MMIC) and the Canadian Off-Highway Vehicle Distributors Council (COHV).

Power Sport Services™ will focus on innovation and leading edge management of the motorcycle, ATV and power sport vehicle shows and the Open Road Powersport Insurance program.

About Dalton Timmis:

At Dalton Timmis Insurance Group we have decided to get rid of the box and deal with our clients and customers as uniquely as they are, on a one on one basis. Our staff is always searching markets and finding alternatives to make sure we are looking after YOU, our customer, and your best interests. We are your advocates and work on your behalf.

Dalton Timmis Insurance Group was formed in 1997 with the amalgamation of two Hamilton, Ontario area Insurance Brokerages. Dalton Insurance Company and Saunders and Timmis Insurance Company. Today, Dalton Timmis Insurance Group is known throughout the country as an Innovative Brokerage that provides specialty Insurance products and programs. For a quote, please follow the links bellow:

Centrally located with our corporate office in Ancaster, Ontario we are able to provide assistance through our satellite offices in Burlington, Midland and Calgary, Alberta. Dalton Timmis Insurance Group has over 100 employees and represents multiple Domestic, International, Global and our own Insurance Company markets.

For more information, please contact:

Ray Sriubiskis
General Manager of Shows
Power Sport Services
ray@powersportservices.ca
C: 416.272.9798

Dan Avon
Vice President, Partner
Dalton Timmis Insurance Group
dan@daltontimmis.com
Office: 905-335-7448

 

OVER 29,000 CAME TO SEE THE HOT NEW MODELS IN TORONTO

February 28, 2014
TORONTO (February 28, 2014) – The Motorcycle Show–Toronto, Ontario’s foremost motorcycle manufacturers’ showcase, premiered at our new venue, The Direct Energy Centre on February 21–23, 2014. Nice weather, hot rides, and a jam-packed schedule of entertainment drew 29,539 enthusiasts out to the three-day event, up 5% from the previous show.

This year’s show featured non-stop entertainment, with performances by Canada’s top Superbike and Trials competitor, Jordan Szoke, Team Empire’s Ernie Vigil and Nick Brocha and their amazing freestyle stunt show, the OPP Golden Helmets Team, Clinton Smout’s “How To” Seminars, and the always popular Yamaha Riding Academy for Kids, which allowed youngsters ages 6-12 a chance to test out a Yamaha TT-R off-road motorcycle. She Rides Nite on the Friday offered a half-price entrance fee and prizes for ladies, and Frank Woods hosted interviews throughout the weekend in the Race Café, along with the Canadian premier of the movie “Why We Ride”.

“The Motorcycle Show-Toronto was a great success this year. From start to finish, exhibitors enjoyed favourable move-in facilities, strong crowds all three days and a bright fresh new look to the show,” said Show Manager Neil Fardy. “We had nothing but positive comments from exhibitors and visitors who enjoyed the amazing performances and the incredible showcase of top bikes, ATVs and scooters for 2014.”

Produced by Power Sport Services, the Motorcycle Show-Toronto boasts an impressive line-up of manufacturers and their corporate displays, including Aprilia, Arctic Cat, BMW Motorrad, Can-Am BRP, Deeley Harley-Davidson, Ducati, Honda, Husqvarna, Indian, Kawasaki, KTM, Moto Guzzi, Norton, Piaggio, Polaris, Royal Enfield, Suzuki, Triumph, Vespa, Victory and Yamaha.

Preparations are now underway for the 2015 Motorcycle Show-Toronto. For more information about the Show, visit www.torontomotorcycleshow.ca., and become part of the Motorcycle Show’s online community by following on Facebook (www.facebook.com/TorontoMotorcycleShow).

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ABOUT POWER SPORT SERVICES Power Sport Services (PSS) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Motorcycle & Moped Industry Council (MMIC) and the Canadian Off-Highway Vehicle Distributors Council (COHV). PSS owns and produces seven premiere motorcycle and ATV shows held annually in Moncton, Quebec City, Montreal, Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver.


MEDIA CONTACT:


Power Sport Services, Motorcycle & Moped Industry Council & Canadian Off-Highway Vehicle Distributors Council


Jo-Anne Farquhar, Director of Communications - jfarquhar@mmic.ca


416-491-4449 (office) 1-877-470-6642 (toll-free)

New Models, New Features, New Dates and a New Home Highlight The 2014 Motorcycle Show-Toronto

January 31, 2014
TORONTO (January 31, 2014) – In less than a month, Toronto will be center-stage for Canada’s motorcycle industry as the world’s top brands showcase their newest products to enthusiasts at the Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place during the Motorcycle Show-Toronto, February 21-23.

This Show is Ontario’s biggest motorcycle manufacturers’ event of the year, and much like its four-wheeled automotive equivalent, this will be the first opportunity for bike fans to see the new 2014 motorcycle, ATV, side-by-side and scooter models that will be on sale at dealerships when the spring riding season rolls around.

In addition to the 400+ bikes on display, there’s a wide-range of new and exciting features, plus the latest in apparel, accessories and touring destinations, all under one roof in a space equal to three-and-a-half football fields.

The new features include:
  • The Castrol Rocket – Toronto will be the only Canadian appearance (and, along with New York City, is one of only two North American stops) for the world’s most technologically-advanced streamlined motorcycle. This 25-foot long, 1,000-horsepower Triumph motorcycle, along with pilot Jason DiSalvo (who will also be at the Toronto Show), will attempt to break the world motorcycle land speed record later this year or next.
     
  • Team Empire Freestyle Stunt Team - making their first Ontario appearance, American stunt stars Nick“Apex” Brocha and Ernie "EDub" Vigil travel the world showcasing their motorcycle stunt-riding prowess before live audiences. They have also built a large online following, where their popular chase adventure videos have totaled 100 million YouTube hits.
     
  • Ontario Provincial Police Golden Helmets – The OPP’s Motorcycle Precision Team, who marked their 50th anniversary last year, will perform exhibitions of their superb riding skills.
     
  • Yamaha’s “How To” Demos – Clinton Smout, one of the country’s leading motorcycle training experts, will demonstrate to riders how to safely navigate challenges like riding over obstacles and gravel roads.
     
  • David Hatch’s Motorcycle Experience – North America’s longest running motorcycle television show celebrates its 25th anniversary on-air. Meet host David Hatch as he shares his passion for the sport and provides tips on gear, destinations and more.
These new features join a line-up of popular returning features for the 27th edition of the Toronto Show:
  • She Rides Nite takes place on the Show’s opening night (Friday, February 21). It’s an evening of celebration for women who ride and those considering the sport. In addition to guest speakers and special draws, ladies will get half-price admission to the Show after 5 pm. Free parking is available to all Friday night after 5 pm.
     
  • Yamaha Riding Academy For Kids introduces children, aged 6-12, to the wonderful world of riding, with hands-on instruction and riding gear provided.
     
  • Trials Demos With Jordan Szoke features the 19-time Superbike and Trials champion showing his motorcycle mastery as he navigates obstacles like cars, narrow ramps and the occasional jump over a trusting person.
     
  • Ontario Tourism & Partners. Ontario is home to some of the best on and off-road riding routes in the world. Ontario Tourism, along with their partners, will have staff, videos and materials on hand for riders to plan their next get-away, including the 2014 edition of the popular “Top Ten” Ontario riding routes.
     
  • The Race Cafe is a gathering point for show-goers to rest their feet, enjoy a meal or refreshment and take-in the seminars, guest appearances and motorcycle videos on the main stage.
Produced by Power Sport Services, the Motorcycle Show-Toronto boasts an impressive line-up of manufacturers and their corporate displays, including 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.

For Show hours, features, ticket prices and info, visit www.torontomotorcycleshow.ca. Special discounted advance tickets are now on sale through the website’s online box office.
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ABOUT THE MOTORCYCLE SHOW-TORONTO
The Motorcycle Show-Toronto is the biggest motorcycle manufacturers’ show in Ontario, and runs from Friday, February 21 to Sunday, February 23 at the Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place. From the open road, to the track and to the trail, enthusiasts will see the newest 2014 motorcycles, scooters, ATVs and side-by-sides from the biggest brands, plus the latest in apparel, accessories and touring destinations - all under one roof. The Show is jam-packed with a wide-ranging and exciting line-up of exhibitors, special features and events. It’s a family-friendly celebration of the motorcycle lifestyle that is sure to please riders of all ages. This Show is the only Ontario stop for the national seven-city tour featuring the manufacturers’ official corporate displays.

Show hours are:

Friday, February 21 12:00 pm – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 22 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, February 23 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

ABOUT POWER SPORT SERVICES

Power Sport Services (PSS) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Motorcycle & Moped Industry Council (MMIC) and the Canadian Off-Highway Vehicle Distributors Council (COHV). PSS owns and produces seven premiere motorcycle and ATV shows held annually in Calgary, Edmonton, Moncton, Montreal, Quebec City, Toronto and Vancouver.
Toronto Show Public Relations
Jerry Priddle
Accelerate Marketing & Communications
jerrypriddle@accelmc.com
(905) 554-9491 (office) 
(416) 312-9491 (mobile)
Power Sport Services,
Motorcycle & Moped Industry Council & Canadian Off-Highway Vehicle Distributors Council

Jo-Anne Farquhar, Director of Communications
jfarquhar@mmic.ca
(416) 491-4449 (office)
1-877-470-6642 (Toll-free)
(416) 996-9207 (mobile)