Posts by Paul McGeachie

CKNW’s Steele & Drex Talk Motorcycles!

Executive Director, Paul McGeachie, had the opportunity to chat with popular CKNW on-air hosts Steele and Drex about the idea that motorcycles might in fact be a solution to alleviating the increasing congestion in the lower mainland. A snappy couple of minutes worth the listen!

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A look back at Motorcycle Awareness Month

There are some who would argue the 1894 gas powered motorcycle, the Hildebrand & Wolfmüller, was the poster bike for the 1894 Motorcycle Awareness Month campaign. However, there is no material fact to back that claim. It might be an urban myth. Besides, part of that awareness campaign was just to know motorcycles existed. The…

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Could Motorcycles Be The Next Great Thing?

“Transformation” It’s popular topic in the marketplace. “Evolution”, tends to get less of the attention. Transformation occurs, relatively speaking, in an instant, which means that a belief or approach towards something can change almost overnight; sometimes triggered by an event. 9-11, for example, transformed air travel quite literally overnight. Evolution, on the other hand, is…

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Three ways you can help with a better idea.

You don’t own a Motorcycle, but you appreciate that they can be part of the solution You can help out with a basic idea: parking. Before we get to some quick tips, let’s first have an overview of the stakeholders Policy makers and politicians appreciate that under the strictest development terms, motorcycles are in fact…

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3 Reasons You’ll Visit the Vancouver Motorcycle Show

As winter drags on, it’s encouraging to have the Motorcycle Show (www.vancouvermotorcycleshow.ca ) arrive as a reminder that spring is inching towards us. This winter has proven to be nasty at times, so it might be an especially welcome event this year for a lot of folks. The factory circus only comes to town for a few…

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How motorcycling lights up your brain

You do not need a therapist if you own a motorcycle.  Any kind of motorcycle! – Dan Ackroyd I’m not sure Dan actually penned that quote, but he gets credit for it in some circles, and besides, he was an original Ghostbuster. The team at Motorcycles OK is all about the transportation and environmental sensibilities of…

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A Summer Ferry Tale

You generally can’t reserve a spot, but you get preferred boarding. Good news. On most routes, the motorcycle fare is up to 50% less than a standard vehicle. Especially during the summer months, taking a motorcycle trip through the Gulf Islands and Vancouver Island can be an outstanding experience. BC Ferries policy is loading of…

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The Hell of Helmet Hair. 5 Ways to Look Your Best.

Lisa Kyllonen, Content Reporter at Motorcycles OK “I look my best when I take my helmet off after a long motorcycle ride. I have a glow and a bit of helmet hair.”  Eric Bana (Australian actor and comedian) As Eric says, a bit of helmet hair is not a bad thing, but it’s not a…

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