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2015 MOTORCYCLE & ATV SHOW – EDMONTON ROARING SUCCESS
EDMONTON, AB (January 28, 2015) – The Motorcycle & ATV Show – Edmonton presented by Dalton Timmis Insurance took place January 16-18, 2015 at the Expo Centre, Northlands.
Over 33,500 Central Albertans were treated to all the new makes and models of motorcycles, ATVs and scooters from all the major manufacturers. Some of this year`s standouts included Project Livewire™ an electric motorcycle showcased by Deeley Harley-Davidson®, the Polaris Slingshot , Ducati Scrambler and the 40th Anniversary of the Honda Gold Wing.
The ever popular SHE Rides Nite held on Friday, January 16th drew great crowds. The highlight of the evening was when five lucky ladies qualified to win a brand new Ninja EX300 courtesy of Echo Cycle, E & S Motorcycles and Canadian Kawasaki. Patti is now the proud owner of this amazing motorcycle valued at $6,000.
The Expo Centre played host to seven MX Freestyle and Street Stunt performances put on by Team Empire and the Evolution of Extreme Show throughout the weekend. The half hour show got everyone’s heart racing and was the highlight for many show goers.
Youngsters ages 6 to 12 took the opportunity to learn to ride in a supervised and controlled environment at the Yamaha Kids Riding Academy while parents snapped pictures and took video to document the unique experience. These learn to ride sessions are extremely popular and fill up quickly.
Our special guests, Valerie Thompson, seven time land speed record holder and Ethan Barkley, 14 time National Drag Racing Champion took time to sign autographs and chat with interested fans.
The excitement peaked on Sunday when all the Grand Prize qualifiers participated in an elimination style draw to determine the winner of the 2015 Triumph Bonneville Newchurch Commemorative Special Edition Motorcycle valued at $10,000. Margaret was the lucky winner of the Grand Prize provided by Triumph Canada and Echo Cycle.
Produced by Power Sport Services (PSS), the Motorcycle & ATV Show – Edmonton boasts an impressive line-up of manufacturers including Arctic Cat, BMW Motorrad, BRP-CanAM, Deeley Harley-Davidson™, Ducati, Honda, Indian, Kawasaki, KTM, Piaggio, Polaris, Suzuki, Triumph, Victory and Yamaha, just to name a few.
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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.
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.
Power Sport Services
(403) 998-0447 (mobile)
|Power Sport Services, Motorcycle & Moped Industry Council & Canadian Off-Highway Vehicle Distributors Coun cil
Jo-Anne Farquhar, Director of Communications
(416) 491-4449 (office)
(403) 238-3309 (office)
(403) 614-6697 (mobile)
Three-year sponsorship agreement with Dalton Timmis Insurance Group
"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:
- Commercial Insurance
- Personal Insurance
- Home for Chrome Motorcycle Insurance
- Transportation Insurance
For more information, please contact:
General Manager of Shows
Power Sport Services
Vice President, Partner
Dalton Timmis Insurance Group