I 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.
Richard Perry organised the inaugural Barrett Gallant Memorial Motorcycle Run to honour the memory of his late friend, Barrett Gallant. Gallant was the victim of a fatal motorcycle crash in 2015.
The Women in the Wind Highway Hunnies celebrated International Women in the Wind ride day by taking their motorcycles out to Davidson, Sask. The group is Regina’s first and only organized female motorcycle group that aims to promote female ridership and empowerment.
Two motorcycle riders are in hospital after colliding with a car in Saskatoon Sunday night. The two riders were travelling east on 8th Street and hit the side of a car that was turning left from 8th Street onto Grosvenor Avenue.
Last month saw a joyous celebration of biker culture at Friday the 13th in Port Dover. But in recent weeks we have witnessed the darker side of motorcycles, with an increase in fatal crashes on our roadways.
The event will serve as a fundraiser for the Agape Orphanage Foundation, a group dedicated to raising money for the Agape Orphanage in the African country of Malawi. “I think it’s a unique way of bringing in a different crowd for support,” said Ingrid May, president of the foundation.
Police are calling for drivers to pay more attention to motorcycles following a rash of collisions this month including one on Wednesday that sent a man to hospital with life-threatening injuries. “People need to be aware of their surroundings at all times. This was a preventable collision,” said Norfolk OPP Const. Ed Sanchuk.
Calgary police are investigating after a motorcycle fatality early Wednesday in the city's southeast. Emergency crews were called out to the intersection of 52 Street and Dufferin Place SE around 6:15 a.m. Wednesday after reports of a crash.
It was another tough weekend for Canadians in World Superbike support classes, as both Braeden Ortt and Stacey Nesbitt saw disappointing results in their respective races. Ortt, who’s the youngest-ever competitor in World Supersport, earned a DNF after crashing out on the second lap (veteran Kenan Sofuoglu won the race).
Defending Mopar Canadian Superbike champion Jordan Szoke picked up where he had left off at the end of the 2015 season, winning the opening round of the 2016 campaign at Shannonville Motorsport Park on Sunday.