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Power Sport Services Sets its Sights On 2023 for the Return of The Motorcycle Shows 

Wednesday December 22, 2021:  Today, the Board of Directors of Power Sport Services announced that the 2022 Toronto and Montreal Motorcycle Shows, will not be moving forward as originally planned.  The return of these shows – previously scheduled for February 18 – 20, 2022 and February 25 – 27, 2022 respectively – has now been postponed to 2023. 

Earlier this fall, Power Sport Services announced the cancellation of the 2022 Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver and Quebec City Motorcycle Shows, due to the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the pandemic, as well as global supply-chain challenges affecting the motorcycle industry.   

Today’s decision, to cancel the 2022 Toronto and Montreal Motorcycle Shows, comes on the heels of recently announced provincial measures, in both Ontario and Quebec, to take action to limit the spread of COVID-19 and the Omicron variant. 

In Ontario, meeting and event spaces must now limit patron admissions to 50% of fire code capacity, significantly impacting Power Sport Services’ ability to deliver the dynamic experience that exhibitors and visitors have come to expect from the Motorcycle Shows.  In Quebec, all non-essential public activities, including trade shows, consumer shows and exhibitions are suspended until further notice.   

Michelle O’Hara, President of Power Sport Services stated that despite the industry’s best intentions and efforts to re-unite the riding community at the Toronto and Montreal Motorcycle Shows in February 2022, the rapid advancement of the Omicron variant, coupled with the reinstatement of restrictions with no determined sunset date, means we have to put our plans on hold until 2023. 

O’Hara went on to say that this was an incredibly difficult decision to make, especially since show planning for the 2022 Toronto and Montreal Shows was advancing well, with strong manufacturer and exhibitor support, as well as solid visitor interest and enthusiasm.  But despite this recent setback, we remain optimistic about a return to our live events in 2023.     

Power Sport Services is extremely grateful for the determination and commitment demonstrated by the shows’ exhibitors and partners in order to fuel the return of the 2022 Motorcycle Shows.  This solidarity and ambition will serve as a strong foundation to actively steer the resilient return of the Motorcycle Shows in 2023. 

For the most up-to-date information, visit us at www.motorcycleshows.ca or contact your Show Team: 


For more information contact your local Show Team:

Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver
Laurie Paetz or Brittany Labrosse / 403-457-1080

Quebec, Montreal
Bianca Kennedy or Dominic Caron / 514-375-1974

Toronto
Neil Fardy or Lori Borda / 905-752-1158

PSS Head Office
Ray Sriubiskis / 416-272-9798

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Please use this page to contact Power Sport Services (PSS) about the Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Toronto, Montreal and Quebec Motorcycle Shows.
For general information about the shows please visit www.motorcycleshows.ca.

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VANCOUVER MOTORCYCLE SHOW 2016 CONTINUES TO ATTRACT THOUSANDS OVER 30,000 ATTENDED 35TH ANNUAL SHOW HELD AT TRADEX JAN 22 – 24 2016

VANCOUVER, B.C. (January 26) – The 35th annual Vancouver Motorcycle Show drew in31,873 bike enthusiasts this past weekend.

Held at the Tradex, Trade and Exhibition Centre in Abbotsford from January 22 to 24, the three-day manufacturers’ showcase featured hundreds of new motorcycles, scooters, ATV’s and performances ranging from safety demonstrations to jaw-dropping bike and ATV stunts.

“Not only did we see a strong attendance to launch the 2016 motorcycling season in British Columbia, exhibitors reported their sales figures were up from last year,” said Show Manager Laurie Paetz. “Right from the show’s opening day on Friday, fans of the sport were incredibly excited to see the visually stunning new models and amazing performances at this year’s show.”

Event highlights included: motorcycle stunts by Team Empire’s world-renowned Nick “Apex” Brocha & Ernie “EDub” Vigil; ATV stunts by local hero Bill Hitchon; rock and roll mini-road racing with rockabilly band The Vicious Cycles; demonstrations from the Pacific Coast Mini RoadRacing Club; and lessons for riders ages six to 12 conducted by the Yamaha Riding Academy.

Two victorious fans once again went home with brand new motorcycles. Courtesy of Canadian Kawasaki, a 2016 Kawasaki Ninja 300 was drawn on Friday night as a part of SHE Rides Night,and the weekend’s grand prize, a 2016 Bonneville 800 Street Twin, provided by Triumph Motorcycles and valued at $12,000, was drawn Sunday night.

Produced by Power Sport Services, the Motorcycle Show – Vancouver features some of the biggest names in motorcycle production, including BMW Motorrad, Harley-Davidson Canada, Ducati, Honda, Kawasaki, KTM, Polaris, Suzuki, Triumph, Victory, Yamaha and many more.

Preparations are now underway for the 2017 Motorcycle Show – Vancouver. For more information, visit www.vancouvermotorcycleshow.ca. Become part of the Motorcycle Show’s online community by following on Twitter (@thebikeshows) using the hashtag #bikeshowYVR and by liking The Motorcycle Show – Vancouver on Facebook.

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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 8 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 Moncton, Quebec City, Montreal, Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver.

Show Manager – PSS
Laurie Paetz
lpaetz@powersportservices.ca
(403) 457-1080 (office)
(403) 998-0447 (mobile)

Vancouver Show Publicist

Steph Troughton
stroughton@lbmg.ca
(604) 637-6649 (office)
(778) 989-1469 (mobile)

PSS – 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)

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2016 MOTORCYCLE SHOW – VANCOUVER OPENS TODAY Best in Bikes, Stunts, Gear at Abbotsford Tradex, January 22 – 24, 2016

VANCOUVER, BC (January 22, 2016) – Start your engines! Beginning today until January 24th, the 2016 Vancouver Motorcycle Show will bring the newest bikes, most breathtaking stunts, and latest gear to Abbotsford’s Tradex, Trade and Exhibition Centre. Drawing thousands of fans every year, the Show presents hundreds of the latest makes and models of motorcycles, ATVs and scooters that are sure to thrill every rider.

Tonight is also SHE RIDES NITE, celebrating women of all ages and abilities who ride motorcycles. After 5 pm, all females will have half-price admission, while women over 18 can enter a draw to win a 2016 Kawasaki Ninja 300. Vancouver-based racing champion Spero Benias, who ranked number one in all of last season’s classes and is a WMRC champion, will be on-site to sign autographs Saturday from 6 pm to 7 pm and Sunday from 1 pm to 2 pm, while fan-favourite “Wild Bill” Hitchon will be returning to wow with stunts on four wheels on opening day at 1:30 pm, 3:30 pm and 6 pm, Saturday at 11:45 am and 1:45 pm and Sunday at 12 pm, 1:45 pm and 3:30 pm.

Other highlights include demonstrations from the Pacific Coast Mini RoadRacing Club, introductory lessons from the Yamaha Riding Academy for Kids, the back-by-popular-demand team, Team Empire, the first-ever Vancouver display from Indian Motorcycle, and a chance to win the ultimate grand prize, a brand-new 2016 Bonneville 800 Street Twin, provided by Triumph Motorcycles and valued at $12,000.

EVENT:
2016 Motorcycle Show – Vancouver

DATES:
January 22nd-24th, 2016

LOCATION:
Tradex – Fraser Valley Trade & Exhibition Centre, Abbotsford

HOURS:
Friday 10:00am-9:00pm; Saturday 10:00am-8:00pm; Sunday 10:00am-5:00pm

ADMISSION:  

Adults      $15.00
Juniors (6-14)   $10.00
Seniors (65+)  $11.00
Children (5 and under) FREE with adult purchase
Family Pass $39.00 (2 adult & 2 junior passes)
SHE Rides Night   ½ price after 5:00pm on Friday night ONLY

To buy tickets today or find more information on features and a list of exhibitors visit: Vancouver Motorcycle Show at: https://www.vancouvermotorcycleshow.ca.  Tickets can also be purchased on site during event days. And become part of the Motorcycle – Vancouver’s online community and like the Show on Facebook or follow on Twitter @thebikeshows.

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.  Canadian Underwriter Magazine ranked Dalton Timmis Insurance one of eight Canadian Brokerages to make the top 150 Brokerages in the World in 2013. 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.

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 Moncton, Quebec City, Montreal, Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver.

MEDIA CONTACTS:

 

Show Manager – PSS

Laurie Paetz
lpaetz@powersportservices.ca
(403) 457-1080 (office)
(403) 998-0447 (mobile)

Vancouver Show Publicist

Steph Troughton
stroughton@lbmg.ca
(604) 637-6649 (office)
(778) 989-1469 (mobile)

PSS – 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)

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VANCOUVER MOTORCYCLE SHOW GOES FULL-THROTTLE STARTING FRIDAY JANUARY 22 – 24, 2016 AT TRADEX

VANCOUVER, BC (January 19, 2016) – Beginning this Friday, Abbotsford’s Tradex, Trade and Exhibition Centre will be filled with hundreds of the latest and top-of-the-line motorcycles for the 35th annual Vancouver Motorcycle Show, running from January 22nd to 24th. With top-of-the-line technology, thrilling stunts, and legendary bikes, the Show offers new and exciting features for both returning fans and new spectators.

Highlights include daily performances from breathtaking stunt group Team Empire as well as ATV stuntman “Wild Bill” Hitchon, demonstrations from the Pacific Coast Mini RoadRacing Club, introductory lessons from the Yamaha Riding Academy for Kids, and a chance to win the ultimate grand prize, a brand-new 2016 Bonneville 800 Street Twin, provided by Triumph Motorcycles and valued at $12,000. The Show will once again put a spotlight on women in the industry during SHE RIDES NITE on Friday, January 22nd, which includes a giveaway for a 2016 Kawasaki Ninja 300. For the first time ever, Indian Motorcycle will also be showcasing their all-new line of bikes at the Show, along with other returning brand favourites, including Harley Davidson Canada, BMW Motorrad, Honda, Triumph, Ducati, and more.

With the latest gear, coolest features, and newest bikes, ATVs and scooters, the Vancouver Motorcycle Show is a not-to-miss event the whole family can enjoy.

EVENT:           
2016 Motorcycle Show – Vancouver

DATES:           
January 22nd-24th, 2016

LOCATION:    
Tradex – Fraser Valley Trade & Exhibition Centre, Abbotsford

HOURS:          
Friday 10:00am-9:00pm; Saturday 10:00am-8:00pm; Sunday 10:00am-5:00pm

ADMISSION:  

Adults      $15.00
Juniors (6-14)   $10.00
Seniors (65+)  $11.00
Children (5 and under) FREE with adult purchase
Family Pass $39.00 (2 adult & 2 junior passes)
SHE Rides Night   ½ price after 5:00pm on Friday night ONLY

To buy tickets today or find more information on features and a list of exhibitors visit: Vancouver Motorcycle Show at: https://www.vancouvermotorcycleshow.ca.  Tickets can also be purchased on site during event days. And become part of the Motorcycle – Vancouver’s online community and like the Show on Facebook or follow on Twitter @thebikeshows. 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.  Canadian Underwriter Magazine ranked Dalton Timmis Insurance one of eight Canadian Brokerages to make the top 150 Brokerages in the World in 2013. 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.

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 Moncton, Quebec City, Montreal, Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver.

MEDIA CONTACTS:

Show Manager – PSS
Laurie Paetz
lpaetz@powersportservices.ca
(403) 457-1080 (office)
(403) 998-0447 (mobile)
Vancouver Show Publicist
Steph Troughton
stroughton@lbmg.ca
(604) 637-6649 (office)
(778) 989-1469 (mobile)
PSS – 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)
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LEGENDARY VANCOUVER MOTORCYCLE SHOW FEATURING THE BEST IN BIKES JANUARY 22 – 24, 2016 AT TRADEX

VANCOUVER, BC (January 6, 2016) – Almost 50 years have passed since Easy Rider, arguably the best biker movie of all time, roared onto the silver screen. Yet the film’s legendary status and mass appeal continues to live on today at events like the annual Vancouver Motorcycle Show.

Running January 22 to 24 2016 at the Tradex Exhibition Centre in Abbotsford, the show has consistently attracted riders and rider wanna-bes of all ages and ability. Show producer Laurie Paetz says the show’s diversity and massive selection of bikes and line-up of entertainment is what fans keep coming back for.

“They really appreciate that there is so much to see – from entertainment and giveaways to classic and newly introduced bike models,” she says.

Featuring the latest gear, live demonstrations, motorcycle giveaways, local musical entertainment, a brand new line-up of 2016 motorcycles, ATVs and scooters as well as the classics, the show once again is a family-friendly event no one should miss.

2016 Vancouver Motorcycle Show Bike Highlights:

  • New to the show this year is Indian Motorcycle who is proud to introduce their new line-up which includes a middle-weight cruiser the  Indian® Scout™ ABS, their touring motorcycle the Indian ® Roadmaster™ and their Indian Chief Dark Horse featuring a matte black finish from end-to-end.
  • Honda’s fleet will include their brand new Honda CRFL1000L Africa Twin, described as a blend of advanced technology and multi-terrain durability. Spectators will also see Honda’s  two new full-size models for 2016 –the Pioneer 1000 and 1000S, what critics are saying  are the ideal answer to those looking for vehicles that work well in both work and recreation applications.
  • Harley Davidson Canada is set to introduce its sleek Road Glide Ultra with its touring esstenials and newly styled Forty-Eight® which features a bold new front end, burly Dark Custom™ styling, and big comfort improvements.
  • BMW Motorrad is debuting their 2016 S1000XR.  Based on the hugely successful S platform, the XR features great performance, agility, upright riding position and sporty advenure riding.  BMW has also modified their F700GS and F800GS models for this year, with new tank covers, ignition lock covers and electroplated fairing pieces and an updated paint finish.
  • In 2016 Triumph has introduced the next generation of Bonneville with five exciting new motorcycles.
  • Each model is  considered to be a stunning evolution of the iconic Bonneville styling, all featuring an all-new Bonneville engine family.
  • Kawasaki promises to up the wow factor with its Ninja ZX-14R bike which features advanced electronics, an innovative frame and ultra-powerful 1,441cc inline four-cylinder engine. Not to be outclassed by the Ninja, Kawasaki’s 2016 Vulcan® S ABS Café should excite show fans as well with its adjustable cruising features and Ninja®-derived power.
  • Yamaha is bringing out its Y2450F model which has a modified engine and launch control system for those riders who need faster starts.  And if riders are looking for the ultimate in suburban commuter comfort, they can check out Yamaha’s BWs 125 which has been given a stylish makeover for the new year.
  • The name Ducati may be synonymous with speed but in 2016, that could be challenged now that the brand has joined the cruiser world with its bike the X Diavel. Called “low-speed excitement”, their newest model maintains typical Ducati high performance and sleek style with ergonomic design and cutting-edge technology. Ducati is also featuring its new Multistrada 1200 Enduro, equipped with adapting power and suspension as well as ABS and traction control that ensures the operator can tackle any kind of terrain.
  • BRP is also rolling out its cruiser line with additions of the F3-T and F3 Limited models to its existing F3, F3-S Special Series vehicles in the Can-Am Spyder F3 line-up.  These new models are said to be loaded with comfort and convenience features, offering greater freedom, flexibility, and extra cargo space.
  • Suzuki has plans to showcase its newest retro cruiser, the TU250X. This classically styled, fuel efficient motorcycle comes with spoked wheels, a round headlight and low-slung tapered muffler.
  • For those looking to find a crossover bike, Victory has rolled out its 2016 Cross Country 8-Ball featuring creature comforts such as spacious lockable saddlebags, a sound system that can handle wind and engine rumble and a 106ci Freedom V-Twin.
  • KTM is bringing the new Freeride 250R to the show – a bike that reportedly bridges the gap between a full-size enduro and trials. As its name suggests, the Freeride is supposed to give riders confidence to navigate difficult and trials-type terrain and also provide the comfort needed for all-day riding.
  • Finally, Italian manufacturer Piaggio is featuring its Fly 50, a light and easy-to-handle bike for those riders looking for those features. Considered sleek nd stylish, the Fly 50 comes with a four stroke HI-PER4 50cc engine for maximum efficiency and impressive economy.  The safety features include a protective shield and rigid steel tube frame.  The Fly 50 is both agile and stable which is great in the city as well as on rougher roads.

Spectators can expect to see their favorites at the show like Team Empire who is back by popular demand, She Rides Night, running Friday from 5 pm to 9 pm where those in attendance can enter the draw for a 2016 Kawasaki Ninja 300, the Yamaha Riding Academy which is an exclusive feature at the Vancouver show, and the grand prize giveaway – a 2016 Bonneville 800 Street Twin provided by Triumph Motorcycles and valued at $12,000.

To buy tickets today  visit: Vancouver Motorcycle Show. For more information on Show hours, ticket prices, features, and a list of exhibitors please visit or become part of the Motorcycle – Vancouver’s online community by liking the show on Facebook or following on Twitter @thebikeshows.

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.  Canadian Underwriter Magazine ranked Dalton Timmis Insurance one of eight Canadian Brokerages to make the top 150 Brokerages in the World in 2013. 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.

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 Moncton, Quebec City, Montreal, Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver.

Show Manager – PSS
Laurie Paetz
lpaetz@powersportservices.ca
(403) 457-1080 (office)
(403) 998-0447 (mobile)

 

Vancouver Show Publicist
Steph Troughton
stroughton@lbmg.ca
(604) 637-6649 (office)
(778) 989-1469 (mobile)
PSS – 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)