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1981 Leyland Mini Moke.

‘Fully Charged Live’ lifts off Down Under

The origins of Fully Charged lay in the question posed in 2010 on its YouTube Channel: ‘Is it possible for humans to no longer need to burn things to live, to work and to travel?’A seemingly unachievable destination, perhaps, but an essential direction of travel as the world responds to air pollution and climate breakdown. Since then,Read Full Story

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Female riders at Duffy Lake, BC, prepare for the   14th edition of International Female Ride Day (IFRD).

Women motorcycle riders shift into gear for International Female Ride Day

Women motorcycle riders and motorsport enthusiasts on six continents and more than 120 countries will take to their motorcycles to “Just Ride!”, Saturday, August 22, 2020 for the officially rescheduled 14th edition of International Female Ride Day (IFRD). The globally synchronized action will see women once again govern the world’s roads, tracks and trails for theRead Full Story

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IFRD Prince George, BC.

Women motorcycle riders prep for ‘Just Ride’ action

Women in more than 120 countries will take to their motorcycles to “Just Ride!” in the globally synchronized International Female Ride Day (IFRD) 13th edition occurring on Saturday May 4, 2019. The world’s roads, tracks and trails will prominently be female for the single and longest-running women’s motorcycle “Just Ride!” synchronized day action. IFRD isRead Full Story

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Cover: "Magnificent Motorcycles Trips of the World."

See the world on your motorcycle: 38 guided tours on six continents

Colette Coleman has been riding motorcycles for 25 years over four continents and she considers it the best form of transportation on which to explore the globe. In 1995, Coleman and her husband spent two years motorcycling overland from England to Australia, covering 15 countries and 40,000 kilometres. This adventure inspired her to write GreatRead Full Story

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1938 Triumph Speed Twin.

British Motorcycle Owners Club celebrates 80 Years of Triumph Speed Twin at All-British Field Meet

On May 19, 2018 at the All-British Field Meet (ABFM) in VanDusen Garden, Vancouver, the British Motorcycle Owners Club will feature “80 years of Triumph Twins.” However, all British motorcycles are welcome to join the Club display. In 1938, Triumph introduced a new model—the Speed Twin— that revolutionized the British motorcycle industry and influenced motorcycleRead Full Story

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Carl J Reese broke the solo cannonball motorcycle record driving a BMW K 1600 GT.

Planned documentary to showcase record-breaking solo cannonball LA to NYC motorcycle trip

Last year, Carl Reese of Santa Clarita, California broke the solo cannonball motorcycle record from Los Angeles to New York City in 38 hours, 49 minutes. Reese completed the 4,552-kilometre feat on a 2015 BMW K 1600 GT six-cylinder motorcycle, breaking George Egloff’s previous record of 42 hours set in 1983. No one in history,Read Full Story

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    Mason Kenneth Glyzewski removes bricks from the Harley-Davidson facility, which will be placed at a Harley-Davidson plaza in Sturgis, South Dakota. Photo: CNW Group/Deeley Harley-Davidson Canada.

Harley-Davidson plans 75-year agreement with Sturgis

Harley-Davidson Motor Company and the city of Sturgis, South Dakota, are setting their sights far into the future. In the spirit of this year’s 75th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, Harley-Davidson Motor Company and Sturgis city officials are finalizing an agreement covering the next 75 years, making Harley-Davidson the official motorcycle of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. “Harley-DavidsonRead Full Story

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Tom Mellors with his 200mph record-setting motorcycle.

Record-setting Vancouver man chases triumph on his homemade, two-wheeled masterpiece

By Brendan McAleer, Driving At 170 miles an hour, the bike feels like it’s going to come apart at the seams, frame sundered, fairing shredded, its rider flung into oblivion. The pitted and rutted surface of the salt looks smooth only from a distance; at this speed, everything shakes violently, blurring vision. There’s little tractionRead Full Story

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Harley from Tsunami

Harley-Davidson Museum unveils Tusnami motorcycle that landed in BC

The Harley-Davidson Museum has unveiled a special display featuring Ikuo Yokoyama’s Harley-Davidson motorcycle that drifted for more than a year across the Pacific Ocean following the tragic tsunami that devastated parts of northern Japan last year. The 2004 Harley-Davidson FXSTB Softail Night Train, recovered off the coast of British Columbia by Peter Mark, is beingRead Full Story

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