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Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month is Global

May is seen as the start of the riding season and triggers motorcycles out from hibernation onto city streets, country roads, and highways. Motorcycling and powersports have enjoyed a recent increase in popularity as more people look for a way to get fresh air, exercise, and a break from isolation. Safety and awareness messaging for…

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What’s the Deal With Micro mobility?

With due respect to that Seinfeld signature opening, what is in fact is the deal with micro-mobility? It’s not hard to find negative press on micro-mobility products such as spent rental e-scooters littering city streets, e-bike riders zipping among traffic or on sidewalks, or media stories highlighting the novelty of powered skateboards. Mobility advocates push…

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An Active Transportation oversight, Plus Vision Zero on Two Wheels

Active Transportation is British Columbia’s initiative for cleaner, and more “active” transportation. It’s part of the Province’s “CleanBC” plan. CleanBC identifies initiatives and priorities to help grow a low-carbon economy that creates opportunities for all British Columbians while protecting the air, land and water. When it comes to transportation, that means: 1. Providing cleaner options.…

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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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