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Displaying items by tag: Alberta - Belt Drive Betty, serving the Canadian Motorcycle Community since 2003! - Belt Drive Betty, serving the Canadian Motorcycle Community since 2003! https://beltdrivebetty.com Fri, 26 May 2017 22:32:04 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Trans-Canada accident ends with Airdrian charged for string of robberies https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5546-trans-canada-accident-ends-with-airdrian-charged-for-string-of-robberies https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5546-trans-canada-accident-ends-with-airdrian-charged-for-string-of-robberies

ARCMP car accident west of Strathmore on the Trans-Canada Highway that sent a Polish motorcyclist on a round-the-world ride to hospital with serious injuries, has led to the arrest of a suspect in a Southern Alberta crime spree.

An hour after he held up a liquor store in Carstairs, Christopher Ferguson was in a motor-vehicle accident with the motorcyclist, Piotr Glowacki, in the eastbound lanes of the Trans-Canada Highway near Range Road 274. READ ON

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    News Feeds Wed, 24 May 2017 19:22:52 +0000
    Alberta man killed in motorcycle crash https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5542-alberta-man-killed-in-motorcycle-crash https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5542-alberta-man-killed-in-motorcycle-crash

    AB tireThe victim of a motorcycle fatality Sunday evening has been identified as 62-year-old Peter Kshyk.

    An Alberta, Canada native, Kshyk was killed on U.S. 2 near West Glacier at around 6:30 p.m. after his motorcycle collided head-on with a vehicle, according to Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry. READ ON

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      News Feeds Tue, 23 May 2017 12:16:26 +0000
      On the Road: Calgary Motorcycle Awareness Ride https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5536-on-the-road-calgary-motorcycle-awareness-ride https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5536-on-the-road-calgary-motorcycle-awareness-ride

      CalgaryCALGARY — May is Motorcycle Awareness Month across Canada and around North America.

      There’s a good reason why. READ ON

      • Motorcycle Safety & Training
      • Alberta
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        News Feeds Tue, 23 May 2017 11:27:38 +0000
        Motorcycle collisions more common in the spring https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5519-motorcycle-collisions-more-common-in-the-spring https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5519-motorcycle-collisions-more-common-in-the-spring

        (Pixabay)The Alberta Motor Association is urging people on the road to watch out for motorcycles this time of year.

        Rick Lang with AMA’s driver education says motorcycle season is short in Alberta, and drivers aren’t used to seeing them when they get back on the road. READ ON

        • Alberta
        • Motorcycle Safety & Training
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          News Feeds Sat, 20 May 2017 20:05:18 +0000
          Man on round-the-world scooter journey badly injured in hit and run east of Calgary https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5499-man-on-round-the-world-scooter-journey-badly-injured-in-hit-and-run-east-of-calgary https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5499-man-on-round-the-world-scooter-journey-badly-injured-in-hit-and-run-east-of-calgary

          Piotr GlowackiA Polish man on what might be a world-record setting trip around the world by scooter managed to get through danger zones in countries like Afghanistan, Russia and Kazakhstan — but he's now in hospital in Calgary after a hit and run.

          ​Piotr Glowacki was riding east on his scooter named "Papak" on Highway 1 near Range Road 274 at about 10:40 p.m. Sunday when he was struck by an SUV. READ ON

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            News Feeds Wed, 17 May 2017 12:04:19 +0000
            Motorcycle driver airlifted to hospital after 2-vehicle crash on Highway 1 https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5495-motorcycle-driver-airlifted-to-hospital-after-2-vehicle-crash-on-highway-1 https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5495-motorcycle-driver-airlifted-to-hospital-after-2-vehicle-crash-on-highway-1

            STARSRCMP are searching for the driver of a vehicle involved in a serious collision late Sunday night east of Calgary on Highway 1.

            Strathmore RCMP and EMS were dispatched around 10:45 p.m. to a collision between a motorcycle and an SUV on the eastbound lanes of Highway 1 at Range Road 274, which is about seven kilometres east of Chestermere. READ ON

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              News Feeds Mon, 15 May 2017 14:27:25 +0000
              Mandatory helmets for OHVs starts on Monday https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5494-mandatory-helmets-for-ohvs-starts-on-monday https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5494-mandatory-helmets-for-ohvs-starts-on-monday

              helmetsHeads up – a helmet is mandatory for off-highway vehicles on public property in Alberta as of Monday.

              Anyone driving, riding on or in, or being towed by an off-highway vehicle (OHV) will need an approved helmet. READ ON

              • Motorcycle Safety & Training
              • Alberta
              • Law & Politics
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                News Feeds Sun, 14 May 2017 22:01:21 +0000
                Calgary police augmenting motorcycle fleet with sportier models https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5460-calgary-police-augmenting-motorcycle-fleet-with-sportier-models https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5460-calgary-police-augmenting-motorcycle-fleet-with-sportier-models

                news feeds icon 150City motorists will soon see a newer and sleeker presence keeping Calgary’s roads safe. 

                Considered a universal part of any traffic cop’s motor pool, the city’s fleet of 15 Harleys will soon be joined by eight brand new Suzuki V-Strom “adventure bike” motorcycles — a sportier breed of bike than the traditional road cruiser. READ ON

                • Alberta
                • Law & Politics
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                  News Feeds Sat, 06 May 2017 17:46:48 +0000
                  Builders eager to unveil their winter projects at the Ill-Fated Kustoms Kickstart Motorcycle Exhibition https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5458-builders-eager-to-unveil-their-winter-projects-at-the-ill-fated-kustoms-kickstart-motorcycle-exhibition https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5458-builders-eager-to-unveil-their-winter-projects-at-the-ill-fated-kustoms-kickstart-motorcycle-exhibition

                  custom motorcycleCALGARY — Cutting, grinding, filing, fitting and finishing – over the winter custom motorcycle builders have been busy working in their garages.

                  To celebrate these creations, the third annual Ill-Fated Kustoms Kickstart Motorcycle Exhibition is slated to run in a new location. READ ON

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                  • Custom
                  • Motorcycle News & Reviews
                  • Alberta
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                    News Feeds Tue, 02 May 2017 11:35:38 +0000
                    Motorcycle accident claims life of man from Coaldale https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5456-motorcycle-accident-claims-life-of-man-from-coaldale https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5456-motorcycle-accident-claims-life-of-man-from-coaldale

                    ambulanceA 37-year-old man from Coaldale, Alta., was declared deceased on scene after a motorcycle collision 15 kilometres northeast of Picture Butte.

                    A passing motorist came across the scene at 6:30 a.m. on April 30 and called RCMP. READ ON

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                      News Feeds Tue, 02 May 2017 11:21:18 +0000