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. , Eighteen-year-old Molly Lang is a lovely young woman (and a motorcyclist) but she'll never find a vUVCi SQjtable mate. At 19-feet tall, the statuesque Ms. Molly is an imposing challenge. Who could measure up Photograph by Bill Petro. Publications Mail Agreement No PM 0040671005 RO 437 - Registration No 07437 Return undeliverable Canadian addresses to Cycle Canada, 3755 Place de lava, Suite 190 Brassard, OC J4Y 0E4 For any inquiries regarding your subscription, please contact Danielle...

Lost Lake

We have covered eight kilometres in five hours. We're riding to B.C.'s Fish Lake, or Teztan Biny, as it's known to the Chilcotin Tsilhqot'in First Nation. Thousands of pine trees, most in the last stages of death by mountain pine beetle, have fallen. Torn from their moorings, their prehensile roots cling to clots of earth like lifeless hands. Others didn't sway. They just Creek-Poison Mountain Road. We break a few of the bone-dry limbs off the tree, ride over its corpse, and...

Unstoppable Tour

I was looking forward to a productive weekend organizing work on my laptop, but then along came the February issue and my plans fell apart. The Mike Duff remembrance overwhelmed me. Back in 1967, at 16 years old, I rode my Ducati 160 (purchased in two bushel baskets and self-assembled) to Mosport to watch Mike in his last professional race. I disagree that Mike Duff was Canada's greatest motorcycle road racer. To us he was much more than that he was a deity. We followed his career religiously...

Tba

NA 55 kg 31 Suzuki's DR-Z125 playbikes are available in two versions.The base model uses a 17-inch front and 14-inch rear wheel and has drum brakes, while the larger L model has a 19-inch front and 16-inch rear wheel, disc front brake and shorter wheelbase. Each has a five-speed transmission, RM-Z inspired bodywork, graphics and number plates. Suzuki is currently listing the DR-Z70, DR-Z125 and DR-Z125L as 2010 models still available In 2011.

Lem

Italian manufacturer LEM makes a variety of mini motocrossers, and Barker Bros. Cycles in B.C. imports two of the carburetted, liquid-cooled, two-stroke models.The 3,500 RX3 is a 50 cc mini with automatic transmission, 12-inch front and 10-inch rear wheels, and makes a claimed 13 hp.The 3,850 RX65 has a 65 cc engine and a six-speed gearbox, Marzocchi fork, 14-and 12-inch rims, and 17.4 hp. Both have disc brakes and single rear shocks.

Editorial

The cover story in the December 6 edition of MacLean's magazine was on baby boomers. The title of th e story, which referred to the generation of young people now in their 20s, was Generation Screwed. In it, writer Jonathon Gatehouse laid out his thesis the first of the post-Second World War generation is reaching 65 and is leaving fewer jobs, lower pay, and higher taxes in its wake. He refers to the demographic asoutsized, over-entitled, and seif-obsessed. The article quotes Frank Graves,...

By Alan Cathcart

Duke Motorbikes Position

HT he biggest single challenge for to I day's motorcycle manufacturers, said KTM president Stefan Pierer, is how to direct future products toward a younger customer. One way is electrically-powered competition bikes, but the most important thing for us is the 125 cc class. Working in conjunction with its Indian partner Bajaj the fourth largest maker of two-wheelers in the world and a significant KTM shareholder , KTM hopes that the 125 Duke will be the catalyst for a youth movement. When...