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

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2015 MOTORCYCLE SHOW-TORONTO MEDIA NOTEBOOK DECEMBER EDITION (December 18, 2014)

December 18, 2014 at 4:16 PM

With two months to go until the Show doors open, The Motorcycle Show-Toronto, presented by Dalton Timmis (Ontario's only stop in the national seven-city manufacturers' new model show tour) has confirmed several new and exciting new features.

2015 TRIUMPH SPECIAL EDITION BONNEVILLE NEWCHURCH TO BE AWARDED AS GRAND PRIZE AT SHOW

One lucky Toronto Motorcycle Show-goer will win a 2015 Triumph Special Edition Bonneville NewChurch in the Show's Grand Prize Draw, Sunday, Feb. 22. Styled to celebrate the popular annual international Triumph Tridays festival in Austria, only 25 of these special Triumphs will be available in Canada next year, and the keys to one of them will be awarded on the show floor at the Direct Energy Centre on the third and final day of the Toronto Show. http://youtu.be/w_R-vqv3ARE

DIRECT ENERGY CENTRE ONLY ONTARIO STOP FOR HARLEY-DAVIDSON'S LIVEWIRE ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLE

Last week, Harley-Davidson announced that Project Livewire - their first electric motorcycle – will be appearing at all seven Power Sport Services official manufacturers' Shows, making its only Ontario stop at the Direct Energy Centre, February 20-22. Not only will enthusiasts get to see this innovative motorcycle up close in a special stand-alone display, they'll also have the opportunity to "ride" a second Livewire on Harley-Davidson's popular JUMPSTART demo, a display unit on a stand, and get the motor running. http://bit.ly/13cb16R

AMERICA'S QUEEN OF SPEED TO APPEAR AT SHE RIDES NIGHT

Valerie Thompson, a.k.a. America's Queen of Speed, will be appearing at the Motorcycle Show-Toronto as part of the Show's opening day feature, She Rides Night. Thompson, recognized as one of America's fastest females on two-wheels, began her motorcycle racing career in 2006. She's a seven-time land speed record holder (with a career best of 350.35 kph) who competes annually in several major U.S. Land Speed Racing events, including the world-famous Bonneville Salt Flats. Thompson will meet fans and sign autographs at the BMW Motorrad display (she races a BMW S1000RR) Friday, Feb. 20. www.valeriethompsonracing.com

ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE GOLDEN HELMETS TO PERFORM AT DIRECT ENERGY CENTRE

The Ontario Provincial Police Golden Helmets Motorcycle Precision Team has been performing across the Province for over 50 years. The Golden Helmets will return to the Direct Energy Centre in February to showcase their superb riding skills aboard their fleet of Harley-Davidson Police Specials in the Show's indoor Feature Area. www.opp.ca/ecms/index.php?id=78

ADVANCE DISCOUNT SHOW TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE AT GTA AND SOUTHERN ONTARIO DEALERS

The Motorcycle Show-Toronto has launched a new Dealer Ticket Program that will save attendees $4 off of the $18 adult admission price and save time at the Show, bypassing the onsite box office. Ten dealers have signed-on to date, serving enthusiasts in Barrie (Barrie Harley-Davidson), Cambridge (Apex Cycle) Chatham (Bob's Motorsport), Kitchener (Kitchener Harley-Davidson), Markham (Markham Outdoor Power), Oshawa (Mackie Harley-Davidson), Pickering (Motorsports Pickering), Toronto (Snow City Cycle Marine) and Waterloo (Tri-City Cycle & Sport). These advance discount tickets – a perfect stocking stuffer – will be available while supplies last.www.torontomotorcycleshow.ca/advance_tickets

SEASON'S GREETINGS FROM THE MOTORCYCLE SHOW-TORONTO

We'd like to extend our best wishes to all of the media who cover the motorcycle industry and our Show. Enjoy the Holiday Season and may all of you enjoy good health and happiness in 2015. We'll be back with more Show updates in early January.

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ABOUT DALTON TIMMIS INSURANCE

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 eight Canadian Brokerages to make the top 150 Brokerages in the World in 2013 by Canadian Underwriter Magazine. Their Home for Chrome Motorcycle division is the presenting sponsor of the Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, Toronto and Moncton Motorcycle Shows.

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.

MEDIA CONTACTS:
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
(905) 752-1158 (office)
1-855-794-7487 (Toll-free)
416-996-9207 (mobile)

ALL MAJOR MANUFACTURERS WILL BE RIDING WITH THE MOTORCYCLE SHOW-TORONTO AT THE DIRECT ENERGY CENTRE IN 2015

November 6, 2014 at 3:43 PM
ALL MAJOR MANUFACTURERS WILL BE RIDING WITH THE
MOTORCYCLE SHOW-TORONTO AT THE DIRECT ENERGY CENTRE IN 2015
 
SHOW’S THEME IS “WHATEVER YOUR RIDE, FEED YOUR PASSION HERE”
 
TORONTO (November 6, 2014) – As the riding season winds down, preparations are well underway to kick-start next year’s season with the 2015 Motorcycle Show-Toronto presented by Dalton Timmis Insurance, which returns to the Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place, February 20 – 22.

All of the industry’s top manufacturers have confirmed their participation at Ontario’s only stop on the national seven-city Motorcycle Show tour, providing enthusiasts with their first look at the 2015 line-up of new motorcycles, scooters, ATVs and side-by-sides.
The list of manufacturers includes 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.
“This year’s Show theme is ‘Whatever your ride, feed your passion here’, and it reflects what enthusiasts can expect to see at the 2015 Motorcycle Show,” said Toronto Show Manager, Neil Fardy.  “Whether your ride is on two, three or four wheels, we’ve got you covered with the biggest and widest-range of new models you’ll see anywhere in Ontario.”

In addition to new bikes, riders can check-out the latest in apparel, accessories and touring destinations, plus many exciting exhibits, all under one roof, in a space equivalent to three-and-a-half football fields.
Features confirmed for 2015 are: the Yamaha Riding Academy for Kids; She Rides Night (a celebration for women who ride); the Team Empire Freestyle Stunt Show (featuring stars Nick “Apex” Brocha and Ernie "EDub" Vigil); Trials Demos with Canadian riding legend Jordan Szoke; Yamaha’s “How to Riding Skills” Demos and the Race Café.

The Motorcycle Show-Toronto presented by Dalton Timmis Insurance is produced by Power Sport Services. For Show hours, features, ticket prices and info, visit www.torontomotorcycleshow.ca.  Discounted advance tickets are now on sale through the website’s online box office.
 
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ABOUT DALTON TIMMIS INSURANCE
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 eight 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.
Their Home for Chrome Motorcycle division is the presenting sponsor of the Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, Toronto and Moncton Motorcycle Shows.
 
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.
 
MEDIA CONTACTS:
 
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)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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