About Us

Bar Hodgson, President

Bar Hodgson has held a motorcycle license since 1953. He became a custom motorcycle builder in the late 50’s and a Kawasaki Dealer in the early 70’s. In the late 70’s he began his career as a Show Producer. Throughout the 60’s and 70’s he was building high performance engines, into the 90’s was restoring motorcycles, and has an extensive motorcycle collection. Bar founded 2 Motorcycle Shows and in the 2000’s founded the Canadian Motorcycle Hall of Fame. Racing has always been a passion; In the 60’s and 70’s as a drag racer, in the 90’s as a road racer, and in 2009 attempted to set a world land speed streamliner record at the Bonneville Salt Flats. In addition to producing Motorcycle Shows since the 70’s Bar also produced Superbike Racing events and Track Days at Mosport International Raceway in the 90’s. During the 2000’s to 2015 Bar was the President of three motorcycle corporations.


Hedy Hodgson, VP Administration

Hedy Hodgson is Vice President of Bar Hodgson Productions and VP of Administration of the SPRINGSHOW. With BHP for 30 years, she also co-founded the Motorcycle SPRINGSHOW in 1990 and has been active in the production of the Motorcycle Shows ever since. She has worked directly in publicity and Show promotion and is the on-site SPRINGSHOW Office Manager as well as the copy editor of Springshow Magazine. More recently, she co-founded the Canadian Motorcycle Hall of Fame with Bar. Hedy accompanies Bar to motorcycle rallies all over Canada and the U.S.


Peter Derry, VP Sales & Marketing, Show Manager

As a motorcyclist for 40 years, Peter has a longstanding background with numerous charity events including the Canadian Motorcycle Hall of Fame and served as Vice President of the Oshawa Competition Motorcycle Club. As a competitor: A road racer in the early 80’s Superbike class and recently in the VRRA P3 Heavyweight Superbike class where he set two outright lap records. Motocross competitor, owner of Peterson-Derry Racing fielding a team in the premier Pro MX1 CMRC MX series with rider/son Ryan Derry. Continuing with racing co-produced the 2016 Superbike Challenge at Shannonville. Peter built his career as the the VP Sales & Marketing for Bar Hodgson Productions for 20 years. Now in his ‘wheel house’ as President of Peter Derry Productions Inc.

If you would like you to know more, send me an email and I will be happy to answer all your questions

Ready to launch your next season!


A. Peter Derry

VP Sales & Marketing / Show manager

The International Motorcycle SPRINGSHOW

Ph. (905) 771-0132