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The Way School Should Be…Canada’s Chopper Building Class!

By ldidsbury on

A few months ago Bikers Report covered a creative bike building class at Riverview Middle School in New Brunswick, Canada.  We checked back with Bike Klub to see what they were up to lately.   The club founder, Marc “Mazz” Mazerolle, high school teacher and an IMBBA certified bike builder level II, told us that Bike Klub …

Signs of Motorcycle Tourism

By Ken Aiken - the Gear Guy on

Red wooden signs with a white motorcycle logo hang in front of numerous restaurants, hotels, and museums in the Charlevoix region. Visitors immediate recognize that motorcyclists are welcome at these establishments. Part of the International Member Program of Tourisme Charlevoix, these signs are available to eligible businesses that accept a special contract. Among the terms …

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Canada’s Chopper Class: Bike Klub: After-school Youth Program

By ldidsbury on

Article submitted by program founder: Marc Mazerolle Riverview Middle School Did you know Canada has a “Chopper Class”? Well it does! What is a Chopper Class could be your next question, well, a chopper class is a school based curriculum or program that teaches grade school aged kids about custom motorcycles, the motorcycle industry and …

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Riding the Charlevoix: Part II –House of the Bootlegger

By Ken Aiken - the Gear Guy on

With the St. Lawrence River 1,000 feet below and Mount Èboulements rising behind me it stretches the imagination that this was ground zero of the cataclysmic meteorite impact that formed the vast crater of the Charlevoix. It seems both strange and understandable why this region wasn’t identified as being an impact crater until 1965. Toss …