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Media Release: MCC to Continue Bid for FIM Affiliation

Media Release: MCC to Continue Bid for FIM Affiliation

Date: February 4, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MCC TO CONTINUE BID FOR FIM AFFILIATION Canadian motorcycle racing has a big problem. FOREST, ON – February 4, 2021: On January 29, 2021, the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM, International Motorcycling Federation) convened via video...

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A Message from MCC Board Chair Chris Bourque

A Message from MCC Board Chair Chris Bourque

I sincerely hope you are well, and your families and friends are safe in these unfortunate times. Some of us are at home, and some of us are still at our places of work. In either case, we are all in the same boat. Or sort of... To the Motorcycle Industry, this could not have come at a worse time....

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Motorcycling During the Pandemic – Safe At Home is Best

Motorcycling During the Pandemic – Safe At Home is Best

Canadian riders thinking about motorcycling during the pandemic: MCC supports the position of the International Motorcycling Federation. FIM (Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme) is the global governing body for motorcycle racing. We think the following release is the correct global response...

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SAFETY

A Message from MCC Board Chair Chris Bourque

A Message from MCC Board Chair Chris Bourque

I sincerely hope you are well, and your families and friends are safe in these unfortunate times. Some of us are at home, and some of us are still at our places of work. In either case, we are all in the same boat. Or sort of... To the Motorcycle Industry, this could not have come at a worse time....

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Motorcycling During the Pandemic – Safe At Home is Best

Motorcycling During the Pandemic – Safe At Home is Best

Canadian riders thinking about motorcycling during the pandemic: MCC supports the position of the International Motorcycling Federation. FIM (Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme) is the global governing body for motorcycle racing. We think the following release is the correct global response...

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The art of motorcycle maintenance as it applies to safety

The art of motorcycle maintenance as it applies to safety

Motorcycle Maintenance for Safety The first step should always be to wash the bike. You just can’t work on a dirty bike and it gives you the opportunity to find faults. Older bikes used to vibrate stuff off. While newer bikes aren’t as susceptible, you can’t predict the extent of neglect. Loose...

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Drivers Play a Vital Role in Motorcycle Safety

Drivers Play a Vital Role in Motorcycle Safety

Distracted Drivers Kill Motorcyclists One million Canadian motorcyclists are back on the roads and trails. May signals the arrival of warmer weather and the official launch of Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. This year, the Motorcyclists Confederation of Canada (MCC) is reminding all drivers...

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ON-ROAD

The Motorcycle Is Here To Stay

The Motorcycle Is Here To Stay

Written by Dolf Willigers from the Federation of European Motorcyclists' Associations   It is easy for ‘outsiders’ to be negative about motorcyling, but we at FEMA have a different view. FEMA’s Dolf Willigers about the continuing success story of motorcycling.   Motorcycles play an...

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Riding With Celebrities

Riding With Celebrities

Inspirational motorcycling quotes from famous Canadians We may see them on TV or the big screen, or hear their songs are on your playlists. But did you know these proud Canadians also have two wheels in their garage? Whether they are looking for an escape, or to connect with fellow motorcyclists,...

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Take the Motorcycle Commuter Challenge

Take the Motorcycle Commuter Challenge

Ride Your Motorcycle to Work Summer is finally here again across the country, and it’s a great time of year to take your motorcycle out for a ride. But motorcycles are for more than just pleasure rides. They are a great alternative to driving a car. Their smaller size means better fuel efficiency,...

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OFF-ROAD

Empowering women to go beyond their limits

Empowering women to go beyond their limits

Connecting women riders in BC When M-C Boudreau first started riding, she was too shy to be a part of the regular rides and trail maintenance at the Squamish Dirt Bike Association (SDBA). She’s a confident rider, but didn’t want to be the only woman rider. So she decided to set up a Facebook group...

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Building bridges and community

Building bridges and community

Civic-minded and committed to volunteerism, Garry Salekin looks forward to being outdoors and riding on the trails in southern Alberta. A self-proclaimed outdoorsman, Garry enjoys hunting, fishing and random camping (also known as rustic or open camping). Off-road vehicles are the perfect way for...

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Nature’s social network

Bringing riders together in Ontario Local off-road riding clubs are the original social network. At the Bytown Motorcycle Association (BMA) in eastern Ontario, they have been bringing together riders from all walks of life for over 60 years. “If you don’t belong to an organization, seriously...

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COMPETITION

National race organizations unite to resolve protests

National race organizations unite to resolve protests

MCC Competition Council Protest Resolution Tribunal formed to rule on motorcycle race protests Established in the spring of 2019, the MCC Competition Council Protest Resolution Tribunal is an arm’s length neutral body that is ready to rule on protests that cannot be resolved at the track. This...

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MCC Seeks FIM Affiliation

MCC Seeks FIM Affiliation

Looking to create a unified voice for motorcycle racing across Canada The Motorcyclists Confederation of Canada (MCC) recently held the Canadian Motorcycle Racing Summit, a discovery meeting to gauge the pulse of motorcycle racing in Canada. This event is the first step of our public consultation...

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Canadian Motorcycle Racing Summit

Canadian Motorcycle Racing Summit

Add your voice to the future of motorcycle racing Attend the Canadian Motorcycle Racing Summit The Motorcyclists Confederation of Canada (MCC) and the MCC Competition Council, representing national racing, is seeking input from racers and supporters on the current and future needs of Canadian...

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