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Displaying items by tag: Canada - Belt Drive Betty, serving the Canadian Motorcycle Community since 2003! - Belt Drive Betty, serving the Canadian Motorcycle Community since 2003! https://beltdrivebetty.com Tue, 23 May 2017 18:32:53 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Nova Scotia man with cystic fibrosis to ride motorcycle coast to coast https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5496-nova-scotia-man-with-cystic-fibrosis-to-ride-motorcycle-coast-to-coast https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5496-nova-scotia-man-with-cystic-fibrosis-to-ride-motorcycle-coast-to-coast

Jim Best Jim Best of Lower Sackville, N.S., is getting ready for perhaps the most challenging motorcycle ride of his life — a trip from Halifax to Vancouver all while he struggles to breathe.

The 34-year-old is doing it tor raise money for cystic fibrosis research. He's lived with the genetic disease all his life. READ ON

  • Nova Scotia
  • Lifestyle
  • Canada
  • Travel
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    News Feeds Mon, 15 May 2017 14:31:07 +0000
    Please remove your helmet: Police given new powers for dealing with motorcyclists https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5485-please-remove-your-helmet-police-given-new-powers-for-dealing-with-motorcyclists https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5485-please-remove-your-helmet-police-given-new-powers-for-dealing-with-motorcyclists

    helmetA new P.E.I. bill will make it easier for law enforcement to identify motorcyclists.

    An amendment to the Highway Traffic Act allows police across the province to have riders remove helmets or facial coverings after being pulled over. READ ON

    • Law & Politics
    • Prince Edward Island
    • Canada
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      News Feeds Fri, 12 May 2017 20:03:26 +0000
      A hundred years of Harley https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5484-a-hundred-years-of-harley https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5484-a-hundred-years-of-harley

      Clare's Harley-Davidson NiagaraClare's celebrates milestone of iconic motorcycle in Canada

      NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE — The people at Clare's Motorcycles know a thing or two about staying power, having been in business more than six decades. READ ON

      • Ontario
      • Motorcycle News & Reviews
      • Canada
      • Harley Davidson
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        News Feeds Fri, 12 May 2017 20:00:30 +0000
        Motorcycle association rolls closer toward lease https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5469-motorcycle-association-rolls-closer-toward-lease https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5469-motorcycle-association-rolls-closer-toward-lease

        news feeds icon 150The Yukon Cross Country Motorcycle Association is closer to having a lease in place to legitimize the use of a popular dirt bike area off Robert Service Way.

        In a 4-1 vote Monday night, council approved the first two readings of a 10-year lease agreement for the eight-hectare site. READ ON

        • Yukon
        • Canada
        • Motorcycle News & Reviews
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          News Feeds Tue, 09 May 2017 19:23:23 +0000
          Time to share the road https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5459-time-to-share-the-road https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5459-time-to-share-the-road

          motorcycleAs we roll into May and winter’s last blast melts away, it’s time for motorists to share the road with their two-wheeled relatives.

          May is motorcycle safety awareness month and the Motorcyclists Confederation of Canada (MCC) is trying to make the country the safest place in the world to ride a motorcycle. READ ON

          • Motorcycle Safety & Training
          • Ontario
          • Canada
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            News Feeds Tue, 02 May 2017 11:37:35 +0000
            Canadian senator mugged in Pakistan by thieves on motorcycle, losing cash, pearls and Senate ID card https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5451-canadian-senator-mugged-in-pakistan-by-thieves-on-motorcycle-losing-cash-pearls-and-senate-id-card https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5451-canadian-senator-mugged-in-pakistan-by-thieves-on-motorcycle-losing-cash-pearls-and-senate-id-card

            Senator Salma Ataullahjan A Canadian senator was mugged while visiting Islamabad, Pakistan’s capital, losing a large amount of money, a string of black pearls, credit cards and her Senate identity card to experienced street thieves.

            Salma Ataullahjan, born in Pakistan into a well-known political family, was appointed to the Senate in 2010 by Stephen Harper. READ ON

            • Canada
            • Law & Politics
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              News Feeds Mon, 01 May 2017 11:20:39 +0000
              How 25-cent childhood prizefights led to Satan’s Choice https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5447-how-25-cent-childhood-prizefights-led-to-satan-s-choice https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5447-how-25-cent-childhood-prizefights-led-to-satan-s-choice

              Bernie GuindonFor Canadian Bernie Guindon, who founded the biker gang that was once the second largest in the world, behind only Hells Angels, the seeds were planted early.

              Lucienne Guindon gave his youngest son a 25-cent weekly allowance when he was growing up in the early 1950s, but there was a catch. READ ON

              • Canada
              • Lifestyle
              • Ontario
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                bdbetty@telus.net (Editor) News Feeds Sun, 30 Apr 2017 09:06:49 +0000
                Take The Motorcycle Safety Pledge https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5440-take-the-motorcycle-safety-pledge https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5440-take-the-motorcycle-safety-pledge

                motorcyclingTORONTO, April 28, 2017 /CNW/ - After a long, cold Canadian winter, motorcyclists are eager to get back on the roads.

                Warmer spring weather signals the start of the motorcycle season –  that's why May is officially recognized as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. READ ON

                • Motorcycle Safety & Training
                • Canada
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                  News Feeds Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:01:41 +0000
                  Update: Air Canada Motorcycle Cargo Rates https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5439-update-air-canada-motorcycle-cargo-rates https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5439-update-air-canada-motorcycle-cargo-rates

                  Air CanadaA few weeks ago, we told you Air Canada was reviving its motorcycle cargo program for 2017, with details coming later in the spring.

                  Now, we’ve got some more information on what destinations are available and about this year’s rates. READ ON

                  • Canada
                  • Motorcycle News & Reviews
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                    News Feeds Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:00:18 +0000
                    ACC responds to news article regarding the Darksiders Motorcycle Club in Bathurst New Brunswick. https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5429-acc-responds-to-news-article-regarding-the-darksiders-motorcycle-club-in-bathurst-new-brunswick https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5429-acc-responds-to-news-article-regarding-the-darksiders-motorcycle-club-in-bathurst-new-brunswick

                    atlantic confederation of clubsWe are saddened and appalled at this sensationalized “news” article.

                    This is yet another blatant attempt by a public official to spread needless fear among his constituents and all New-Brunswickers. READ ON

                    • New Brunswick
                    • Law & Politics
                    • Canada
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                      News Feeds Thu, 27 Apr 2017 11:38:11 +0000