Announces Kevin Duke as New Editor-In-Chief. Staff
by Staff
MAY 2, 2007 – TORONTO, ON

VerticalScope Inc., owners of Motorcycle.comand more than 40 other motorsports, sports and technology web sites, today announced theappointment of widely respected powersports industry journalist Kevin Duke to the position ofEditor-In-Chief of, the largest and most visited motorcycle enthusiast onlinemagazine in the world.

“We are absolutely thrilled that Kevin has agreed to lead our editorial team,” said Rob Laidlaw,VerticalScope’s CEO & President. “He is a seasoned journalist with a solid track record ofeditorial innovation and leadership within the industry. We are confident that Kevin will hit theground running and set new industry standards for editorial excellence that will further strengthenour relationships with readers and industry partners alike.”

For Duke, the new position is the culmination of more than 10 years of work in the motopublishingindustry. After holding staff positions at Motorcyclist, Roadracing World, andMotorcycle Consumer News, the former racer spent the last five years as Editor with anotheronline magazine publisher.

“The chance to helm a web site as prominent and important as was too great anopportunity to pass up,” said Duke, “I relish the prospect of introducing new features while preserving the expressive personality and irreverence that has attracted arabid and loyal audience of nearly one million different riders each month. We’ll start by launchinga total redesign of in the coming weeks.”

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