Author Archives: Chris

Website update on its way!

Having just returned form Canada where canned-ham attended the Bombardier museum, complete with private access to the archives and the Thistle vintage event, where I met up with David Mclean (developer of the can-am flat tracker), I now have a … Continue reading

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Memories

Sometimes I get random photos sent to me, but the moodiness of this great shot is just terrific. It says everything about growing up in Canada in the ’70s. Andy Thorpe shares the story “Here is a photo of my … Continue reading

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The Last Ride – 30 years on

The Last Ride is documented on the website here: http://www.canned-ham.com/index.php/1987-final-ride-for-can-am/ At this years Terra Nova Enduro, and in memory of Ilkka Jalaskari, the original attendees decided to reunite in celebration on the 30 year anniversary of the demise of Can-Am. They … Continue reading

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UK Vinduro Action

A couple of pictures from the Doddington Vinduro, just to prove I do get out on my bikes. The best event of the year is yet to happen, being the Hot Trod Vinduro, help in beautiful Northumberland near the Scottish … Continue reading

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RIP Ilkka Jalaskari

The Can-Am community lost one of its Canadian  riders, Ilkka Jalaskari, who won a bronze medal in the 1986 ISDE for Can-Am. Ilkka immigrated to Canada from Finland with his parents as a preteen, learned to speak English and quickly … Continue reading

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