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Displaying items by tag: International - Belt Drive Betty, serving the Canadian Motorcycle Community since 2003! - Belt Drive Betty, serving the Canadian Motorcycle Community since 2003! https://beltdrivebetty.com Sat, 29 Apr 2017 01:43:00 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Cheyenne Police Department updates motorcycle fleet https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5433-cheyenne-police-department-updates-motorcycle-fleet https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5433-cheyenne-police-department-updates-motorcycle-fleet

Cheyene Police Dept CHEYENNE – As warmer weather tries to make its way into the southeast Wyoming forecast more often, the Cheyenne Police Department is excited to have its officers patrolling city streets on brand-new motorcycles.

Sgt. John Gay and Officer Justin Monnett helped drive the fleet of four shiny black motorcycles to Cheyenne from Victory Police Motorcycles in Tucson, Arizona, back in November. READ ON

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    News Feeds Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:00:05 +0000
    TxDOT launches motorcycle awareness campaign as riding season gets into high gear https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5432-txdot-launches-motorcycle-awareness-campaign-as-riding-season-gets-into-high-gear https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5432-txdot-launches-motorcycle-awareness-campaign-as-riding-season-gets-into-high-gear

    The Texas Department of Transportation The Texas Department of Transportation is again asking drivers to keep an eye out for motorcyclists as they hit the highways over the next few months.

    TxDOT officials joined city leaders, emergency medical personnel and motorcyclists on Thursday morning to launch the “Share the Road: Look Twice for Motorcycles” campaign ahead of Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month in May. READ ON

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      bdbetty@telus.net (Editor) News Feeds Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:56:49 +0000
      A charity auction to support champion fencer Bebe Vio’s non-profit organisation https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5427-a-charity-auction-to-support-champion-fencer-bebe-vio-s-non-profit-organisation https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5427-a-charity-auction-to-support-champion-fencer-bebe-vio-s-non-profit-organisation

      news feeds icon 150The prize? Two paddock passes to experience the Catalunya Grand Prix 2017 and meet Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa

      To support Art4Sport, the charity founded by Paralympic and fencing world champion Bebe Vio, HRC launches an amazing and unique initiative.

      MotoGP enthusiasts can now live the dream of attending the event together with the 2016 MotoGP World Champions Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa.

      To win this experience, donors will have to connect to the website CharityStars, the online platform specialised in web charity auctions, and bid to win the experience. Bidders have until the 12th of May to win.

      How to bid

      The winner will receive two paddock passes for the Catalunya Grand Prix, which will allow access to one of the most exclusive areas of the circuit which hosts the teams and riders during the race weekend, on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th of June.

      The fortunate bidder will also attend the qualifications of the GP while hosted by the Repsol Honda Team and access the official HRC Hospitality, meet the riders and visit the box where the team set up the RC213V for Marc and Dani.

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        News Feeds Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:16:22 +0000
        These Women Deliver Milk On Motorcycle To Babies And It's Pretty Awesome https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5408-these-women-deliver-milk-on-motorcycle-to-babies-and-it-s-pretty-awesome https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5408-these-women-deliver-milk-on-motorcycle-to-babies-and-it-s-pretty-awesome

        BuzzFeed NewsThis women’s motorcycle club called the Sirens delivers breast milk to mothers in New York.

         

        "We volunteered to deliver the breast milk, because, it's just a humanitarian thing to do," Beth Fletcher, a club member, told BuzzFeed News. READ ON

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          News Feeds Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:28:28 +0000
          Marquez wins 5th straight MotoGP Grand Prix of the Americas https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5404-marquez-wins-5th-straight-motogp-grand-prix-of-the-americas https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5404-marquez-wins-5th-straight-motogp-grand-prix-of-the-americas

          MarquezAUSTIN, Texas — Spain's Marc Marquez is still on top in America.

          Italy's Valentino Rossi is back on top in MotoGP. READ ON

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            News Feeds Sun, 23 Apr 2017 16:59:17 +0000
            J & P Motorcycle founder's wife reflects in wake of his death at 62 https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5401-j-p-motorcycle-founder-s-wife-reflects-in-wake-of-his-death-at-62 https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5401-j-p-motorcycle-founder-s-wife-reflects-in-wake-of-his-death-at-62

            John and Jill ParhamANAMOSA — Jill Parham says her husband was “one of those people that everybody just wanted to talk to.”

            “He had so many friends in so many states and so many countries. He touched a lot of people’s lives,” she said. READ ON

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              News Feeds Sun, 23 Apr 2017 16:51:54 +0000
              Monster Energy Motocross Rider Attempts to Break Guinness World Record https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5399-monster-energy-motocross-rider-attempts-to-break-guinness-world-record https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5399-monster-energy-motocross-rider-attempts-to-break-guinness-world-record

              Alex Harvill TALLADEGA, Ala., April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Alex Harvill will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the longest motorcycle jump in history.

              Harvill, who currently holds the record for the longest "dirt to dirt" jump, will be collaborating with Monster Energy at the 2017 Geico 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Race. READ ON

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                News Feeds Thu, 20 Apr 2017 18:29:00 +0000
                Olympic medal-winning high jumper Mason dies in motorcycle crash https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5393-olympic-medal-winning-high-jumper-mason-dies-in-motorcycle-crash https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5393-olympic-medal-winning-high-jumper-mason-dies-in-motorcycle-crash

                Great Britain's Germaine MasonOlympic medal-winning track and field athlete Germaine Mason died Thursday in a motorcycle crash outside the capital of his native Jamaica, police in the Caribbean island said.

                Mason, who competed for Britain in the 2008 Olympics, apparently lost control of his Honda motorcycle before dawn in St. Andrew Parish, the Jamaica Constabulary Force said in a statement. The 34-year-old athlete was taken to a local hospital but did not survive. READ ON

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                  News Feeds Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:00:17 +0000
                  Women Motorcycle Riders to Unite For 11th International Female Ride Day https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5391-women-motorcycle-riders-to-unite-for-11th-international-female-ride-day https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5391-women-motorcycle-riders-to-unite-for-11th-international-female-ride-day

                  International Female Ride DayAcross all borders, cultures and forms of motorcycling, thousands of women join together to “Just Ride!” in universal yearly action promoting women motorcyclists.

                  The world’s largest women’s motorcycling event, International Female Ride Day (IFRD) has women preparing to take over the world’s roads on Saturday, May 6, for its 11th occurrence. READ ON

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                    News Feeds Wed, 19 Apr 2017 18:30:33 +0000
                    Michigan Woman Cited For Indecent Exposure After Naked Motorcycle Ride Through Town https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5389-michigan-woman-cited-for-indecent-exposure-after-naked-motorcycle-ride-through-town https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5389-michigan-woman-cited-for-indecent-exposure-after-naked-motorcycle-ride-through-town

                    news feeds icon 150JACKSON, Mich. (WWJ) – A 46-year-old woman has been cited for indecent exposure after police in Jackson, Michigan say she rode through town naked on the back of a motorcycle.

                    Interim Director Of Police Elmer Hitt says, beginning at around 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, Jackson Central Dispatch got several 911 calls about a nude or topless woman riding on the back of a motorcycle. READ ON

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                      News Feeds Wed, 19 Apr 2017 18:24:59 +0000