The art of motorcycle maintenance as it applies to safety

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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 nuts and bolts, nail in the tire, missing brake lever are good catches during a cleaning.

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Motorcycle Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility

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Take the Motorcycle Safety Pledge and put your city

on the map

Spring signals the start of motorcycling season in Canada. That’s why May is officially recognized as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. At MCC we recognize that everyone plays an important role in motorcycle safety. Even if you do not ride a motorcycle, chances are you know someone that does.

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Take the Motorcycle Safety Pledge

By Off-road, On-road, Safety

Show Your Support for Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

After a long, cold Canadian winter, motorcyclists are eager to get back on the roads. Warmer spring weather signals the start of the motorcycle season –  that’s why May is officially recognized as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. The Motorcyclists Confederation of Canada (MCC) wants all motorcyclists to be visible on the roads, in the hopes of reducing crashes, especially at intersections where almost 50 per cent of motorcycle collisions occur.

“Motorcycle safety is everyone’s responsibility,” explains Dave Millier, MCC Chair. “We’re encouraging everyone to take the Motorcycle Safety Pledge because behind the helmet, motorcyclists are mothers, fathers, children, and friends.”

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