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Motorcycling During the Pandemic – Safe At Home is Best

By MCC in the News, News, Off-road, On-road, Safety

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 to what is obviously a global health emergency:

On April 1, 2020 FIM announced its #RidersAtHome initiative. The campaign encourages all types of riders around the world, from professionals to everyday commuters, to share messages of support and to behave in a responsible manner to take care of each other. In the official release, the FIM said, “Even though riding is still permitted in some countries – the FIM is requesting that ALL riders keep their motorcycles parked in order to reduce the risk of accidents and injuries that could take up valuable healthcare resources during a period when they are already under great pressure.” Read More

Motorcycle relay unites women riders around the globe

By MCC in the News

The first global motorcycle relay has crossed Canada!

The Women Riders World Relay (WRWR) made its Canadian debut on Saturday, September 14, 2019 in Vancouver. Over 11 days women guardians have carried a hand-carved baton across seven provinces.

 

The relay has brought women from all walks of life together over a common passion – motorcycling. Some are new riders while others have travelled thousands of kilometers.

 

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