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Displaying items by tag: Newfoundland - 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 22:31:38 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Accident Avoidance Key For Motorcycle Safety: Safety NL https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5367-accident-avoidance-key-for-motorcycle-safety-safety-nl https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5367-accident-avoidance-key-for-motorcycle-safety-safety-nl

NLSafety NL is starting recertification instructor training this weekend, and pot holes and accident avoidance is high on their list of training priorities.

Supervising Chief Instructor Darrin Dunphy says potholes are always a concern to bikers. READ ON

  • Newfoundland
  • Motorcycle Safety & Training
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    bdbetty@telus.net (Editor) News Feeds Sat, 15 Apr 2017 15:22:51 +0000
    Torbay Teen Charged After 200 Km/H Motorcycle Chase https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5357-torbay-teen-charged-after-200-km-h-motorcycle-chase https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5357-torbay-teen-charged-after-200-km-h-motorcycle-chase

    motorcycleA 19-year-old Torbay motorcycle driver is facing criminal charges after refusing to pull over for police and racing at speeds up to 200 km/h on the Outer Ring Road. 

    He might consider himself lucky that he ended up with charges of dangerous driving and flight from police considering the dangerous condition of the roads and the speeds he was driving. READ ON

    • Law & Politics
    • Newfoundland
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      News Feeds Thu, 13 Apr 2017 13:52:22 +0000
      Motorcycle driver who sped off at 200 km/h caught and charged https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5350-motorcycle-driver-who-sped-off-at-200-km-h-caught-and-charged https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5350-motorcycle-driver-who-sped-off-at-200-km-h-caught-and-charged

      motorcyclePolice in St. John's have charged a motorcycle driver who sped off at 200 km/h when they tried to stop the bike.

      The driver was clocked going 150 km/h on the Outer Ring Road, in the Allandale Road area, around 2 p.m. Tuesday. READ ON

      • Newfoundland
      • Law & Politics
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        News Feeds Wed, 12 Apr 2017 09:34:56 +0000
        Outlaws Motorcycle Club gone from Gander https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5042-outlaws-motorcycle-club-gone-from-gander https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5042-outlaws-motorcycle-club-gone-from-gander

        This 2013 photo shows members of the Outlaws Motorcycle Club outside their clubhouse in Gander. (CBC)Police in Gander are praising the community's approach for helping discourage a chapter of the Outlaws Motorcycle Club to the point it has left town altogether.

        The bikers set up shop in a clubhouse on Gander's main drag in 2013, but they now "cease to exist" in the community, according to RCMP Staff Sgt. Roger Flynn. READ ON

        • Newfoundland
        • Law & Politics
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          News Feeds Wed, 05 Oct 2016 12:34:02 +0000
          Landlord says new motorcycle group in West Prince town victim of fear mongering https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5039-landlord-says-new-motorcycle-group-in-west-prince-town-victim-of-fear-mongering https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5039-landlord-says-new-motorcycle-group-in-west-prince-town-victim-of-fear-mongering

          RCMP Corporal Andy CookALBERTON- An Alberton landlord says he’s not concerned by RCMP reports that an outlaw biker gang has taken up residence in his building.

          "They’re the same people who rented from me,” says Michael Gaudet, who indicated seven people started renting the basement level of his Main Street apartment building late last year. READ ON

          • Newfoundland
          • Law & Politics
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            News Feeds Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:58:47 +0000
            Vikings Motorcycle clubhouses raided by police, 10 men arrested https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5038-vikings-motorcycle-clubhouses-raided-by-police-10-men-arrested https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5038-vikings-motorcycle-clubhouses-raided-by-police-10-men-arrested

            NLTen men were arrested following multiple raids of known biker clubhouses in Newfoundland Wednesday in a police operation that spanned the province's Avalon Peninsula.

            According to the RCMP, officers executed five search warrants in St. John's — and a sixth in Cupids — in a series of raids which were linked to a two-year investigation of the Vikings Motorcycle Club. READ ON

            • Newfoundland
            • Law & Politics
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              News Feeds Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:56:34 +0000
              How Canada is marking the 15th anniversary of 9/11 https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5004-how-canada-is-marking-the-15th-anniversary-of-9-11 https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5004-how-canada-is-marking-the-15th-anniversary-of-9-11

              Motorcycle riders from the UN Nato Veterans GroupGANDER, N.L.—As the United States marks the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks Sunday, Canadians will also be pausing to reflect on the tragedy and their connections to it.

              Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued a statement saying Canada joins with the families and friends of the victims to remember those who died, including 24 Canadians. READ ON

              • Newfoundland
              • Support Our Troops
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                News Feeds Sun, 11 Sep 2016 18:59:04 +0000
                Newfoundlanders gather to commemorate 9/11 anniversary https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5000-newfoundlanders-gather-to-commemorate-9-11-anniversary https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5000-newfoundlanders-gather-to-commemorate-9-11-anniversary

                A motorcycle sits next to a piece of steel beam from the south towerGANDER, N.L. -- Fifteen years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, a Newfoundland town that hosted nearly 7,000 plane passengers will pause to reflect on the tragedy and their unexpected connection to it.

                The Town of Gander is hosting several events commemorating the 15th anniversary of 9/11, with thousands expected to attend an ecumenical service, including U.S Consul General Steven Giegerich and the province's Premier Dwight Ball. READ ON

                • Newfoundland
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                  News Feeds Fri, 09 Sep 2016 17:00:40 +0000
                  Canadian town receives WTC beam for serving as temporary 9/11 refuge for stranded travelers https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/4997-canadian-town-receives-wtc-beam-for-serving-as-temporary-9-11-refuge-for-stranded-travelers https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/4997-canadian-town-receives-wtc-beam-for-serving-as-temporary-9-11-refuge-for-stranded-travelers

                  Members of the Rolling Thunder motorcycle groupA small Newfoundland town will receive a long-delayed thank you for opening its arms to thousands of stranded world travelers in the days after 9/11.

                  A piece of steel beam from the World Trade Center’s south towers began a 1,500-mile journey Tuesday from Manhattan to the Town of Gander — population 12,732 — accompanied by a contingent of mostly retired FDNY bikers. READ ON

                  • Canada
                  • Riding Clubs
                  • Newfoundland
                  • International
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                    News Feeds Tue, 06 Sep 2016 18:46:48 +0000
                    Newfoundland biker injured at Wharf Rat time trials in Digby https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/4993-newfoundland-biker-injured-at-wharf-rat-time-trials-in-digby https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/4993-newfoundland-biker-injured-at-wharf-rat-time-trials-in-digby

                    EHS HILLGROVE - A biker suffered serious injuries from a crash during Wharf Rat Rally time trials at the Digby Municipal Airport.

                    Digby RCMP issued a press release about the single motorcycle crash on Sept. 4. READ ON

                    • Rider Down
                    • Newfoundland
                    • Nova Scotia
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                      News Feeds Sun, 04 Sep 2016 21:30:43 +0000