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Volume 1 Issue3 The Motorcycling Community Newspaper For Riders of all Kinds FREE - TAKE ONE! July 2009
Motorcycle Hall of
Fame Inductees
for 2009
The Canadian Motorcycle Hall of Fame
(CMHF), has announced eight individuals
and two groups to be inducted at the fourth
annual Hall of Fame Induction Banquet &
Reunion, to be held October 24, 2009 for
their contributions to motorcycling.
2009 Hall of Fame Inductees
• Carl Bastedo – Chatsworth, Ontario
Motocross Competitor, Organizer,
Contributor
• CRCA – Canadian Race Commu-
nications Association – Shannonville,
Ontario. Celebrating fifty (50) years of
supporting safe motorcycle racing with
marshalling services
• Bar Hodgson – Ashburn, Ontario
Contributor, Competitor, Organizer, Show
Producer, Collector
• Ivor Lloyd – West Hill, Ontario
Competitor – International and Canada
• Duane McDaniels – Commerce
Township, Michigan, US Competitor
• Don McHugh – Brampton, Ontario
(deceased) Legendary Dirt Track Racer
• Ken Morgan – Battersea, Ontario
Contributor, Course Developer, Trainer,
Advocate
Photography by Elizabeth Bokfi
O.P.P. Sergent Lise Grenier, Golden Helmets A-Team leader with her Highway Partol Motorcycle
• Jimmy Sehl – Stoney Creek Ontario
Competitor, Team Member, Mechanic
Ride Like The Wind
• Steel City Riders – Hamilton, Ontario
Celebrating over sixty (60) years of
motorcycle racing
• John Williams – Markham, Ontario
Dance must have a precision without fault - Arielle Dombasle
North American and World Hillclimb
Champion
“I took the O.P.P motorcycle course
For more details visit: www.motorcycle-
by ELIZABETH BOKFI
The team meets for an entire week
halloffame.ca TMN
Contributing Writer, TMN
in 1992 and joined the team in 1997. I for eight hours per day - a practise ses-
never rode a bike before taking the O.P.P sion complemented by pre-performance
The fleet of 21 2008 Harley-Davidson FL- course,” says Grenier. Disbanded since practises, necessary to learn the changes
HTP Police Specials that advanced to- 1991 due to financial pressures, the preci- that might be added to the team’s rid-
ward me are the heartbeat of Ontario’s sion riding team with the support of Dee- ing choreography. Practises are held for
O.P.P (Ontario Provincial Police) Golden ley Harley-Davidson was re-established, the week at a private parking lot in Oril-
Brain Storms .............................................4
Helmet Motorcycle Precision Riding giving Grenier the opportunity to pursue lia. The team’s other practises are held
Motorcycle News .................................6
Team, headed by Sgt. Lise Grenier of her riding interest. wherever there is enough space - O.P.P
RoadGypsy Files .....................................9
Orillia Headquarters, Orillia, Ontario. An “I jumped at the opportunity to be a detachments, mall parking lots or hotel
Test Ride - Johnny Pag Spyder ...10
officer with the O.P.P since 1988, the 42 part of it. I had quickly discovered a new parking lots, to name a few.
Chainlinks ...............................................13
year-old Ride Master and A-Team leader passion. I am treated like one of the guys With emergency and communication
Gearhed .................................................17
has been riding with her gold-helmeted and have never worked with a better equipment adding an extra 30 pounds to
Finish Lines ............................................18
colleagues for 12 years. Grenier took time team. I feel as though I have 19 brothers their motorcycles, weighing in at approx-
Safety Scene ........................................20
out from her pre-performance schedule looking after me. This team is very close imately 875 pounds, for the team, there is
Classifieds ..............................................21
to chat with me about her motorcycling and get along very well, which is a must no room for error. The physical margins
Events Calendar ..................................22
passion. when we spend so much time together.”
Continued - Page 3
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