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Displaying items by tag: Motorcycle Safety & Training - Belt Drive Betty, serving the Canadian Motorcycle Community since 2003! - Belt Drive Betty, serving the Canadian Motorcycle Community since 2003! https://beltdrivebetty.com Thu, 25 May 2017 14:17:26 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Is this the greatest motorcycle simulator ever? https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5540-is-this-the-greatest-motorcycle-simulator-ever https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5540-is-this-the-greatest-motorcycle-simulator-ever

motorcycle simulatorDutch-based company Cruden have been building motorcycle simulators for over a decade, and this latest model

– the B306-HMD might just be the greatest motorcycle simulator ever. READ ON

  • Motorcycle Safety & Training
  • Motorcycle News & Reviews
  • Technology
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    News Feeds Tue, 23 May 2017 11:55:00 +0000
    Runaway Motorcycle Takes Out Rider Trying to Save It https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5539-runaway-motorcycle-takes-out-rider-trying-to-save-it https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5539-runaway-motorcycle-takes-out-rider-trying-to-save-it

    motorcycleMuch like children, sometimes you just have to let motorcycles fall down on their own.

     The saying "No good deed goes unpunished" seems extremely applicable in this situation. READ ON

    • Motorcycle Safety & Training
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      News Feeds Tue, 23 May 2017 11:37:33 +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 training hits road https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5535-motorcycle-training-hits-road https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5535-motorcycle-training-hits-road

        motorcycle training“Panic slowly,” was a resonating piece of advice from Brian Mills, the lead instructor for a weekend-long motorcycle safety training course.

        Mills gave that nugget of wisdom and many others to the participants of the course on the Friday evening classroom introduction in Thunder Bay. READ ON

        • Motorcycle Safety & Training
        • Ontario
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          News Feeds Tue, 23 May 2017 11:21:46 +0000
          Oil on Track Takes Out Half the Field In Wild Le Mans MotoGP Crash https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5531-oil-on-track-takes-out-half-the-field-in-wild-le-mans-motogp-crash https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5531-oil-on-track-takes-out-half-the-field-in-wild-le-mans-motogp-crash

          MotoGPFormula 1 may be moving towards a closed cockpit setup in the name of driver safety, but over in MotoGP the racers are still riding al fresco inches above the asphalt at ludicrous speeds.

          That's why it's so unbelievable that no one was seriously injured after an oil spill sent almost half the field flying off a curve in a crazy pileup at the French Moto3 Grand Prix race this weekend. READ ON

          • Motorsports
          • International
          • Motorcycle Safety & Training
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            News Feeds Mon, 22 May 2017 13:02:51 +0000
            Toyota Camry Cuts Off Motorcycle, Sends Rider Flying Onto Trunk https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5530-toyota-camry-cuts-off-motorcycle-sends-rider-flying-onto-trunk https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5530-toyota-camry-cuts-off-motorcycle-sends-rider-flying-onto-trunk

            Toyota Camry Cuts Off MotorcycleLooking twice before changing lanes is a critical precautionary move before safely crossing the white line.

            The simple act of checking your mirrors thoroughly can prevent a serious collision, or even save a life. READ ON

            • Motorcycle Safety & Training
            • International
            • Motorcycle News & Reviews
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              News Feeds Mon, 22 May 2017 12:57:59 +0000
              Lucknow: No fuel for bikers riding without helmets from Monday https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5526-lucknow-no-fuel-for-bikers-riding-without-helmets-from-monday https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5526-lucknow-no-fuel-for-bikers-riding-without-helmets-from-monday

              bikers riding without helmetsAs per it, a senior police official had helped set up a meeting with pump owners recently to prevail upon them to ensure this happens. The slogan that has been given by the police is 'No Rule, No Fuel'.

              In a unique concept to discourage bikers riding without helmets, the Lucknow Police have decided not to let anybody caught without one to refill their two-wheelers with fuel from tomorrow, an India Today report said. READ ON

              • International
              • Motorcycle Safety & Training
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                bdbetty@telus.net (Editor) News Feeds Sun, 21 May 2017 12:29:52 +0000
                Who is more vulnerable? Motorcyclists or Off-Roaders? https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5523-who-is-more-vulnerable-motorcyclists-or-off-roaders https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5523-who-is-more-vulnerable-motorcyclists-or-off-roaders

                motorcycle'This is the time of year when drivers need to keep a watchful eye out for motorcycles.' - OPP Deputy Commissioner Brad Blair.

                As numerous motorcyclists and off-road vehicle enthusiasts start to hit roads and trails during the Victoria Day weekend, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is pointing out trends that can make these seasonal drivers vulnerable to fatal collisions. READ ON

                • Ontario
                • Motorcycle Safety & Training
                • Motorcycle News & Reviews
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                  News Feeds Sun, 21 May 2017 12:00:12 +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
                    Karel Pavich: racer turned motorcycle safety champion https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5506-karel-pavich-racer-turned-motorcycle-safety-champion https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5506-karel-pavich-racer-turned-motorcycle-safety-champion

                    Karel PavichBikes are still at the forefront of Karel Pavich' s life, as any peek inside her South Auckland garage will confirm.

                    There's the Yamaha TZ350 grand prix bike that replaced the TZ250 that she won the 2006 New Zealand 250cc Road-Racing Championship with, a Harley-Davidson XR1200, a perfectly restored Honda CBX 1000, a Kawasaki KLX450 trail bike, and the Kawasaki Z1000 that is now her "work bike": plastered with the logos of her motorcycle training company instead of those of racing sponsors. READ ON

                    • Motorsports
                    • Motorcycle Safety & Training
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                      News Feeds Wed, 17 May 2017 12:45:10 +0000