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Displaying items by tag: Travel - 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 22:34:45 +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
    How to Visit Baja by Motorcycle—No Motorcycle Required https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5479-how-to-visit-baja-by-motorcycle-no-motorcycle-required https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5479-how-to-visit-baja-by-motorcycle-no-motorcycle-required

    BajaWhy do we feel more free in Mexico? Baja—a 775-mile long peninsula off the country’s west coast—is a place for those that prepare and those who are self-reliant.

    And for those people, there are no rules, just good food, great surf, and almost unlimited miles of dirt trails. READ ON

    • Travel
    • International
    • Mexico
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      News Feeds Wed, 10 May 2017 14:57:02 +0000
      Taos to honour late actor Dennis Hopper with motorcycle rally https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5477-taos-to-honour-late-actor-dennis-hopper-with-motorcycle-rally https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5477-taos-to-honour-late-actor-dennis-hopper-with-motorcycle-rally

      news feeds icon 150TAOS, N.M. – The town of Taos is celebrating the life of the late actor and former resident Dennis Hopper.

      KRQE-TV in Albuquerque reports that the northern New Mexico enclave will honour the life of the Hollywood star on May 17 with a motorcycle rally and ride, live music and screenings of Hopper’s most famous films. READ ON

      • International
      • USA
      • Travel
      • Movies & TV
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        News Feeds Wed, 10 May 2017 14:50:58 +0000
        Revelstoke couple tours the world via motorcycle https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5464-revelstoke-couple-tours-the-world-via-motorcycle https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5464-revelstoke-couple-tours-the-world-via-motorcycle

        Dave Sears and Heather LeaDespite the challenges of nearly two years on the road on a worldwide motorcycle tour, a B.C. couple is closer than ever.

        Heather Lea, a freelance writer, and Dave Sears, a skilled contractor, launched their trip from Revelstoke, B.C. in the fall of 2015, after selling their houses, vehicles and paying off their loans. READ ON

        • British Columbia
        • Travel
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          News Feeds Sun, 07 May 2017 16:28:37 +0000
          Laughlin River Run motorcycle rally still going strong after 35 years https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5446-laughlin-river-run-motorcycle-rally-still-going-strong-after-35-years https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5446-laughlin-river-run-motorcycle-rally-still-going-strong-after-35-years

          TLaughlinhe Laughlin River Run, known as the largest motorcycle rally in the western United States, celebrates its 35th year in the tiny Southern Nevada town this weekend.

          It’s been 15 years since a brawl inside the Harrah’s casino in Laughlin led to the deaths of three men, but the event still resonates within the biker community. READ ON

          • International
          • Travel
          • USA
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            News Feeds Sat, 29 Apr 2017 15:18:27 +0000
            Lillooet named "15th most breathtaking place in North America" https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5426-lillooet-named-15th-most-breathtaking-place-in-north-america https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5426-lillooet-named-15th-most-breathtaking-place-in-north-america

            LillooetLillooet has been named among the 34 “Most Breathtaking Places in North America” by the travel blog Expedia.ca.

            Locations were chosen for “photo ready landscapes, extraordinary architecture and historic hideaways that distinguish each as North America’s most beautiful places to visit.” READ ON

             

            • Travel
            • British Columbia
            • Travel British Columbia
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              News Feeds Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:57:15 +0000
              Small B.C. town turns fashion faux-pas into unexpected retail hit https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5422-small-b-c-town-turns-fashion-faux-pas-into-unexpected-retail-hit https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5422-small-b-c-town-turns-fashion-faux-pas-into-unexpected-retail-hit

              Salmo chief administrative officer Diane Kalen-Sukra and Salmo Mayor Stephen WhiteSmall towns in B.C. aren't usually known as hotbeds of fashion, but one town in the Kootenays is capitalizing on its rugged sense of style. 

              Residents of Salmo, B.C., have long been the punch line for their neighbours in nearby towns. READ ON

              • Travel
              • British Columbia
              • Travel British Columbia
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                News Feeds Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:45:45 +0000
                On the Trail of Robert Pirsig https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5420-on-the-trail-of-robert-pirsig https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5420-on-the-trail-of-robert-pirsig

                On the Trail of Robert PirsigIn 2005, CMG Editor Mark Richardson rode his old Suzuki DR600 on the same route as the journey in 1974’s Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.

                He wrote a book about the ride and about the author Robert Pirsig, who died Monday aged 88. READ ON

                • Motorcycle News & Reviews
                • Travel
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                  News Feeds Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:13:07 +0000
                  Lake Superior Circle Tour punctuated by sparkling waters, wild beauty, inspiring vistas https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5419-lake-superior-circle-tour-punctuated-by-sparkling-waters-wild-beauty-inspiring-vistas https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5419-lake-superior-circle-tour-punctuated-by-sparkling-waters-wild-beauty-inspiring-vistas

                  Lake SuperiorIt might not have the must-do cachet of California's Hwy. 101, of South Africa's Garden Route or of the Rockies.

                  Yet a voyage around the world's largest freshwater lake -- the big sea they once called Gichigami -- reveals a sublime and in-your-face spectacular natural wonderland unrivalled anywhere. READ ON

                  • Travel
                  • Ontario
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                    News Feeds Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:09:16 +0000
                    Irving Oil plans a new $8 million Goobies Big Stop https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5412-irving-oil-plans-a-new-8-million-goobies-big-stop https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5412-irving-oil-plans-a-new-8-million-goobies-big-stop

                    news feeds icon 150SAINT JOHN, NB, April 24, 2017 /CNW/ - Irving Oil's plans for a new Goobies Big Stop will be good news to customers looking for great meals and clean washrooms along the TransCanada Highway.

                    The existing Big Stop location will be taken down to make way for the new location featuring a larger convenience store, additional fueling stations, enhanced food offering and improved professional driver amenities. READ ON

                    • New Brunswick
                    • Business & Industry
                    • Travel
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                      News Feeds Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:43:10 +0000