Warren Thaxter, after 33 years in the automotive industry, Warren retired to become completely immersed in the motorcycle world. Warren's earlier exploits include dirt bike shop owner, racer, rider and multi-time organize of motorcycle events. Previous exploits include founding the Ontario Federation of Trail Riders, founder and co-owner of a Dirt Bike School and Motorcycle Trail Tour Company. Warren originated the non-competitive trail ride concept in Canada and is presently a columnist and senior editor of a major motorcycle magazine. More recently Warren has traveled to and ridden motorcycles in such exotic places as Spain, Morocco, Mexico and much of Western Canada and Alaska. Warren has organized motorcycle related events in Baja Mexico, Nevada, B.C., Alberta, Quebec and Ontario which include Demo Rides, Industry Rides, Adventure Rides and Trail Rides. For the last ten years Warren has been an organizer and guide in Nevada each spring for groups of Canadian off-road riders. In 2005 Barry and Warren began what would become an annual adventure to the Baja Peninsula for smaller groups of Canadian riders.
Beta provided a 'Ready-To-Ride' motorcycle which was much more in line with my present ability and temperament.