British Columbia Motorcycle News

Police cracking downVancouver police are warning motorists they've launched a new blitz focused on excessively loud motorcycles and cars. The campaign began Monday and runs through the summer months.

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Riding Ontario“Westward Ho!” came the message from BMW Motorrad Canada, signalling approval of a motorcycle trip from Toronto to Vancouver. But this wouldn’t be my first cross-country tour and, throughout the trek, I couldn’t help but flashback on an earlier BMW ride, made a dozen years ago.

 

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Hell's Angels clubhouseDespite a civil forfeiture claim against it, the Hell’s Angels clubhouse in Kelowna’s North End has been busy lately with lots of big bikes coming and going. That could come to an end early next year when the Angels and their lawyers face off against the B.C. Civil Forfeiture office in a Vancouver courtroom.

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Friday, 10 June 2016 13:17

Ride for Dad takes place Sunday

Ride for Dad For Bill Sirman, fundraising for prostate cancer research and awareness goes hand in hand with the rev of a motorcycle. Make that hundreds of motorcycles. On Sunday, the Telus Motorcycle Ride for Dad will again roll into Kelowna for a full day of riding and raising money for prostate cancer research. The fun-filled event will include a lunch, poker run, and prizes.

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Riding The ShuswapI am waiting at the border between the U.S. and Canada, mentally patting myself on the back. For one thing, despite the fact that I am in the Pacific Northwest, it is warm, the sky is blue and there is no rain in the forecast.

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Online registrationStart your engines! The Comox Valley Telus Ride For Dad campaign to fight prostate cancer is taking to the road on Saturday, June 18. On that day, motorcycles will rev their engines to raise funds for the fight against prostate cancer – the most commonly diagnosed men’s cancer in Canada.

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Thursday, 12 May 2016 12:14

BC cracking down on distracted driving

BC crackingBritish Columbia is increasing the fines for distracted driving, and introducing the possibility of other penalties as well. Currently, if convicted of distracted driving in BC, you get a $167 penalty for your first offense.

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news feeds icon 150A downhill mountain bike legend from Vancouver Island has died following a motorcycle accident. Former world cup champion Steve Smith passed away Tuesday morning in hospital after he suffered massive head trauma from a motocross crash near his home in Nanaimo over the weekend.

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Honda's off-roadVICTORIA, B.C. — As bikers love to pontificate – sometimes a little too much for polite dinner parties – riding any motorcycle is an adventure. Deeming an entire segment of two-wheelers as adventure tourers, therefore, would seem redundant. One doesn’t, for instance, bother to distinguish a Ferrari as “fast.”

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Tuesday, 26 April 2016 16:21

Motorcyclist killed in Nanaimo identified

nanaimoThe BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a motorcyclist killed in a collision yesterday in Nanaimo.

 

 

 


Andre Leon Blignaut, aged 54, of Duncan was travelling northbound on Nicol Street and collided with a southbound Honda Prelude just before 6:00 a.m. READ ON

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