Calgary Herald, Calgary Motorcycle Show by Greg Williams

Alberta?s love affair with toys continues unabated.
While other provinces have seen a decrease in the sales of motorcycles and ATVs the numbers in Alberta tell a different story.
?Most provinces have had a decrease in sales,? says Laurie Paetz. ?But in Alberta motorcycle sales have risen 25 per cent and ATVs by 23 per cent.?
Paetz is show manager of the 2007 Calgary Motorcycle Show that runs Jan. 5 to 7 at the Roundup Centre at Stampede Park (www.motorcycleshows.ca).
?The economy is strong, and when people have disposable income it seems to go to toys first. And Albertans seem to be seeking out new adventures?the increase of scooter sales is a reflection of that.?
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