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Rider Safety/Training

motorcycle safety monthTake the #MotorcycleSafetyPledge and help make Canada one of the safest places in the world to ride a motorcycle.

BCCOM logo MLA Ride:  A big thank you to everyone who came out and participated in the 27th Annual MLA Ride.

Liz Jansen motorcycleAs eager as we are to get out for the first ride of the season, it’s important to prepare for unique spring motorcycle hazards.

blind spot truck HAMILTON, ON When it comes to traffic accidents and collisions, research has shown that it is rarely down to vehicle technical failure.

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 08:18

Motorcycles – The Invisible Vehicle

mmic cimcThe best advice given to a new motorcyclist is “you are invisible out there”.

Wednesday, 04 July 2018 04:05

Working to make riding safer in the GTA

rider training institute Since beginning its lobbying efforts 4 years ago, RTI has realized an unprecedented level of success in persuading public officials to take motorcycle policy issues seriously, and to recognize the role motorcyclists can play in helping to relieve traffic congestion.

international transport forumReport: Latest data shows improvement, but progress is too slow

Thursday, 19 April 2018 03:04

Pledge Your Commitment to Motorcycle Safety

mcc safety monthTORONTOApril 16, 2018 /CNW/ - Spring signals the start of motorcycling season in Canada.

Saturday, 13 May 2017 09:59

Share The Road

amss May is Motorcycle Awareness month.  May 2, 2017 was the official launch of the multi-media motorcycle awareness campaign held by AMSS.

BCCOM With warmer weather on the way here in B.C., more motorcyclists will be out on the streets, both bikers and drivers need to be aware of who they are sharing the road with. 

Thursday, 16 February 2017 17:47

A Guide for Your Long Ride

motorcycle tripAs I sit dreaming of the warmer months to arrive so I can once again get out on the open road on my bike, I recall the long rides I have completed over the past few years. 

amss logoWinter is trying to arrive and with that, we are just over a month away from our annual motorcycle shows!  

Thursday, 03 November 2016 04:51

Winterizing Your Ride

amss logo By Liane of the AMSS. It is hard to think that the time has come to winterize your motorcycle, if you haven't already. Not all of us are lucky enough to take off for months during the winter to warmer climates and ride all year round! For those of us stuck in the cold, proper maintenance of your motorcycle will help safety come spring.

allstate logo267Our own BDB is now writing for the Allstate Canada Blog. 

 

Friday, 07 October 2016 22:30

Think Bike

Think Bike circleAfter discussions with the Think Bike folks over in Europe and being granted permission to use their slogan and colours to put our own twist on Think Bike, our graphic artist Ronell Osias (RDesigns) finalized our campaign stickers.  

Friday, 07 October 2016 10:16

Charity Events Winding Down

IMG 5660 600x450Over the past few months there have been countless events that occurred raising hundreds of thousands of dollars for many well deserving charities.

Tuesday, 02 August 2016 05:53

Think Bike!

rsz think bikeFrom the Alberta Motorcycle Safety Society: We have been granted permission to use the slogan Think Bike that has been growing steadily overseas! We are currently working with our graphics designer to create a car decal we can all fly on our vehicles to help raise awareness!

35TH MOTORCYCLE PRINT rszWe will be having a barbeque, a tour of our facility and bring your motorcycle for a scenic motorcycle ride.

rsz rider training instituteToronto to become first Canadian city to identify motorcyclists as vulnerable road users - pilot road safety campaign to commence.

35TH MOTORCYCLE PRINT rszWe will be having a barbeque, a tour of our facility and bring your motorcycle for a scenic motorcycle ride.

ibc logoTORONTO, June 21, 2016 /CNW/ - Today is World Motorcycle Day (WMD), an annual opportunity to celebrate "turning the throttle" while practising road safety. As the days and nights get longer, it's the perfect occasion to ride – as Lionel Richie would say – all night long.

 

 

35TH MOTORCYCLE PRINT rszWe will be having a barbeque, a tour of our facility and bring your motorcycle for a scenic motorcycle ride.

rider surveysIt's motorcycle safety awareness month and we're sure you've seen various media messages about the topic of motorcycle safety.

 

 

file13Riding Season is ALMOST HERE in the north of Alberta, but many places are already riding again.

 

 

 

 

RLAP LogoRecently I received a call from a rider requesting some information about my Ride Like a Pro Course.

 

Wednesday, 18 November 2015 00:00

Practice makes perfect!

RLAP LogoI’ll bet many of you have at some time in your life sat down at a piano and plunked the keys. Maybe someone showed you how to play chopsticks.

Rider Training Institute logoThe Rider Training Institute has been awarded official partner status with the Ontario Ministry of Transportation for a special event focused on raising awareness of the dangers of drinking and riding.

Rider Training Institute logoThe Rider Training Institute has been awarded official partner status with the Ontario Ministry of Transportation for a special event focused on raising awareness of the dangers of drinking and riding.

Wednesday, 01 July 2015 00:00

Motorcycle gear…Wear It!

RLAP LogoWay back in 1974 I rode a friends Sportster from the Bronx, NY to Key West, FL. I made the trip in two and a half days. Here’s the dumb part. I left NY at the end of February. Wait, it gets worse.

 

Rider Training Institute logoThe Rider Training Institute has been awarded official partner status with the Ontario Ministry of Transportation for a special event focused on raising awareness of the dangers of drinking and riding.

Tuesday, 05 May 2015 00:00

Motorcycle Awareness Month

Mois de la sécurité 2OTTAWA – With warmer weather and clear roads on the way, Motorcycle Awareness Month in May is a time for motorists and motorcyclists to be aware of one another and stay safe, says the Motorcyclists Confederation of Canada.

MCC CMC Spring has arrived in most of Canada and approximately 670,000 motorcyclists and scooters will be back on the road.

 

 

Wednesday, 22 April 2015 00:00

Drinking and riding…Don’t do it!

RLAP LogoLast week, I received a call from a friend that asked me if I would like to join him on a poker run. He said the poker run was for a good cause. They were trying to raise some money for a rider injured in a motorcycle crash. My friend told me they had picked some of the best roads in central Florida and will cover 125 miles with all the stops at the best biker bars in the area.

Thursday, 02 April 2015 00:00

Road Safety Campaign

can tireUpdate on my attempts to change political apathy: no success yet.  

 

 

 

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 07:00

Look down, you go down

RLAP LogoThe other day, I was watching a neighbor’s son trying to learn how to ride his first two-wheeler bicycle. The kid looked to be about five years old.

 

 

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