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NATIONAL MOTORCYCLE SHOW TOUR RIDES INTO TORONTO NEXT MONTH

January 19, 2017 at 11:11 AM

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TORONTO (January 19, 2017) – The 2017 national Motorcycle Show tour is in western Canada this month with shows in Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver. Southern Ontario enthusiasts will have their chance to see the new 2017 motorcycle, ATV, side-by-side and scooter models when the tour visits Toronto’s Enercare Centre, Exhibition Place, February 17-19.

The Motorcycle Show-Toronto presented by Dalton Timmis Insurance is Ontario’s only stop on the manufacturers’ Canadian seven-city show tour. In addition to new bikes, enthusiasts can check-out the latest in riding apparel, accessories, touring destinations, riding clinics, stunt shows, and other exciting features and exhibits all under one roof.

It’s not just the new models that will be getting riders’ motors running in February. The Show has announced their   grand prize draw – the Ultimate European Riding Vacation. The grand prize package for two to Portugal is sponsored by Europa Travel and MotoXplorer. The winners will enjoy an outstanding ride in southern Portugal’s Algarve and Alentejo regions touching the Mediterranean, the Monchique Mountains and Portugal’s famed wine country. The package, which will be awarded at the show, Sunday, February 19, includes airfare, accommodations and use of a BMW motorcycle. Draw details are on the Show’s website:  http://bit.ly/2jUHyqX

“For many of us riders, the allure of the sport is travelling the open road and seeing new destinations. A chance to tour the southern region of Portugal on a BMW motorcycle would have to be on any rider’s bucket list – it’s definitely at the top of mine. “said Show Manager, Neil Fardy. “This grand prize will generate lots of excitement and we have to thank our partners at Europa Travel, MotoXplorer and Q107 FM for helping us put the package together.”

In addition to several new model debuts, the family-friendly Motorcycle Show-Toronto has special features that appeal to riders of all ages and experience levels, including Yamaha’s Riding Academy for Kids (ages 6-12), How To Riding Skills Demo’s with expert Clinton Smout, the Ontario Provincial Police’s Golden Helmets precision riding team, motorcycle stunt shows starring Canadian star Craig Latimer, and Jordan Szoke’s Extreme Show, featuring the Hall-of-Famer’s trials demos.

Show hours are: Friday, February 17 (noon - 9 pm); Saturday, February 18 (10 am - 8 pm); Sunday, February 19 (10 am - 5 pm). For Show features, ticket prices, and info visit www.torontomotorcycleshow.ca. Discounted advance tickets are on sale now through the website’s online box office and at select Ontario dealers.

The Motorcycle Show-Toronto presented by Dalton Timmis Insurance is produced by Power Sport Services. This is the Show where enthusiasts will get their first live look at the new 2017 motorcycle, scooter, ATV and side-by-side models set in impressive displays from the biggest brands in the business, including Aprilia, BMW Motorrad, Can-Am BRP, Harley-Davidson, Ducati, Honda, Husqvarna, Indian, Kawasaki, KTM, Moto Guzzi, Piaggio, Polaris, Suzuki, Triumph, Vespa, Victory and Yamaha.

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)