2014 Edmonton Motorcycle show

Here is a selection of quick and dirty photos from last weekend’s 2014 Edmonton Motorcycle, Scooter and ATV Show.  As usual, there were plenty of new bikes to drool over.  Here are a few that caught our eye.

2014 Royal Enfield Continental GT cafe racer

2014 Royal Enfield Continental GT cafe racer.  Beautifully ‘retro’ and affordable

Retro-custom 2014 Yamaha Bolt harkens back to the Kenny Roberts era

Retro-custom 2014 Yamaha Bolt harkens back to the Kenny Roberts era

Honda NC700XA decked out with knobbies, engine guards, aux lights was one of the show's big surprises - an affordable adventure motorcycle for the real world

Honda NC700XA decked out with knobbies, engine guards, aux lights was one of the show’s big surprises – an affordable adventure motorcycle for the real world

Harry Pytel's vintage Dnepr - look at its BMW-inspired engine

Harry Pytel’s vintage Dnepr – look at its BMW-inspired engine

2014 KTM 1190 Adventure R - the Austrian brand's top spec adventure-tourer attracted a lot of attention

2014 KTM 1190 Adventure R – the Austrian brand’s top spec adventure-tourer attracted a lot of attention

A vintage Indian (year unknown) was on display at Indian Motorcycle's display of 2014 models

A vintage Indian (year unknown) was on display at Indian Motorcycle’s display of 2014 models

2014 BMW R nine T - German designers gone wild.  Known for their conservative styling, BMW launches a full frontal attack on the bobber/cruiser market.  Love it?  Or hate it?  We love it.

2014 BMW R nine T – German designers gone wild. Known for their conservative styling, BMW launches a full frontal attack on the bobber/cruiser market. Love it? Or hate it? We love it.

2014 Suzuki 1000 SE.   The 'khaki' colour looked too much like flesh tone to my eyes

Honda NC700XA decked out in full adventure-touring mode with knobbies, engine guards, aux lights and panniers.  This was impressive.  The NC700XA may be the best out of the box bike for real world adventure-touring.  Affordable and light weight

2014 Suzuki 1000 SE.  The 'khaki' colour scheme looked to much like flesh tone to my eyes

2014 Suzuki 1000 SE. The ‘khaki’ colour scheme looked too much like flesh tone to my eyes

2014 BMW R1200GS Adventure.  Big and burly, the GS Adventure is BMW's version of the Mercedes' G-wagon - a civilian version of the military all-purpose truck.  Be prepared to pony up $30k is you want one with all the bells and whistles

2014 BMW R1200GS Adventure. Big and burly, the GS Adventure is BMW’s version of the Mercedes’ G-wagon – a civilian version of the military all-purpose truck. Be prepared to pony up $30k is you want one with all the bells and whistles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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