Canadian Motorcycle News

Thursday, 12 May 2016 12:14

BC cracking down on distracted driving

BC crackingBritish Columbia is increasing the fines for distracted driving, and introducing the possibility of other penalties as well. Currently, if convicted of distracted driving in BC, you get a $167 penalty for your first offense.

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Thursday, 12 May 2016 12:10

CSBK picks up Amateur Sport Bike sponsor

CSBK picksCSBK has added another pair of key sponsors for 2016, picking up two title sponsor for the Amateur Sport Bike series. Helmet manufacturer Shoei and their Canadian distributor Motovan have announced they’re backing the amateur 600 class, as well as introducing customer.

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Friday the 13thFriday the 13th means this little fishing port on Lake Erie will be invaded by up to 100,000 motorcycles. It started in 1981 when Chris Simons and approximately two dozen of his fellow motorcycle riders gathered at the Commercial Hotel on the main street in Port Dover to toast Friday the 13th.

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news feeds icon 150A downhill mountain bike legend from Vancouver Island has died following a motorcycle accident. Former world cup champion Steve Smith passed away Tuesday morning in hospital after he suffered massive head trauma from a motocross crash near his home in Nanaimo over the weekend.

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Ontario ProvinciaA early rash of motorcycle deaths on Southwestern Ontario roads has provincial police bracing for another deadly season. Four motorcyclists, including a London woman, have died on OPP-patrolled roads since April.

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Dauphin bikerRCMP say a man is dead after an unfortunate collision near Ashville, Man. Dauphin RCMP said a group of people riding their motorcycles were heading down Hwy. 10 Sunday just after midnight when the lead motorcycle noticed two deer on the shoulder.

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Mother's DayAt the Northlands Expo Centre Sunday it seemed as though every second woman was carrying a fresh cut flower. At the convention facility, which has been swiftly turned into a village for Fort McMurray evacuees, no one wanted to forget Mother’s Day.

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MOTORCYCLE SAFETYThe wait is over. There will be motorcycle safety training in Thunder Bay, Ontario, this summer, meaning beginners won’t have to travel long distances for rider education.

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Friday, 06 May 2016 12:46

Ride for Dad kicks off season

Since the ride’s inception in 2008, more than 2,600 riders in total have taken part in the event, raising more than a quarter of a million dollars for prostate cancer research and awareness.

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The statistics tell the story: 84 Ontario drivers have been charged with street racing in 2015 and 46 more in the first four months of 2016. The charge is “stunt driving,” and it comes with a mandatory seven-day driver’s license suspension and a seven-day vehicle impound—no questions asked.

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