Ride for Cure draws strength from bikers

PICTOU — It was a rewarding day on Saturday for cyclists and motorbikers to raise funds and awareness for Type I diabetes. Twelve cyclists and 52 motorcycles were registered for the 2019 T1D Ride for a Cure that was based along the Pictou Waterfront. The event featured raffles, music, refreshments and a table displaying information...

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Bike show casts wide net

PICTOU — The Pictou Motorcycle Show has proven to be a hit. Not even a 24-hour deferral to Sunday due to the pouring rain on Saturday could prevent Caladh Avenue from being a busy place for motorcycle owners, volunteers and visitors to the event organized by the Pictou Motorcycle Show Society to raise funds for...

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Roaring to help

The roar of motorcycles rolled through Linacy last week as dozens of bikes lined up then rolled out to Scotian Glen Camp near Frank H. MacDonald school to bring a smile to the faces of Camp Connect campers, a camp for kids and adults who have burn scars or wounds. The brigade of bikers that...

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Bikes for the wounded

EDITOR’S NOTE: DUE TO THE IMPENDING WET WEATHER ON SATURDAY AND THE SAFETY OF THE BIKERS COMING IN, ORGANIZERS HAVE RESCHEDULED THIS EVENT TO TAKE PLACE DURING THE SAME HOURS AND IN THE SAME LOCATION ON SUNDAY. Coming home from Vietnam, Rev. Gary Sinclair never thought he would receive the negative attention he did, or...

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Colchester District RCMP investigating fatal collision

THE FALLA – At approximately 1:15 p.m. on August 11, Colchester District RCMP responded to a call of a collision involving a car and a motorcycle on Highway 311 south of Tatamagouche near The Falls. Preliminary investigation determined the car was travelling northbound on Highway 311 and turning onto Balmoral Rd. when the southbound motorcycle...

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One dead in crash on Highway 104

TELFORD – One man is dead after the motorcycle he was driving collided with a pickup truck at 12:30 a.m. on Sunday on Highway 104 in Telford. Pictou District RCMP responded to a two-vehicle collision involving a Dodge Ram truck and a Harley Davidson motorcycle. The collision claimed the life of the 52-year-old driver of...

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Driver airlifted to hospital following three-vehicle crash

NEW GLASGOW – A motorcycle driver was airlifted to hospital following a three-vehicle collision that occurred Friday. New Glasgow Regional Police are investigating the three-motor vehicle collision that occurred on North Provost Street. At 5:45 p.m., New Glasgow Regional Police were dispatched via 911 to a three-vehicle collision involving a lone 50-year-old male driver of...

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Roaring good time

Saturday morning’s  Ride for a Cure for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation in Scotsburn proved a roaring hit with approximately 65 bikers raising more than $5,000. A crowd was gathered near Deb’s Hidden Café to prepare for the beginning of the group ride that took everyone as far as Tatamagouche and back to Scotsburn again....

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Bikers ‘connect’ with campers

Bob Busby drove 2,000 kilometers on his motorcycle this summer to make his way to Pictou County. Although Busby had already been to Pictou County for a visit just a few weeks before, he made the journey again to be in Linacy for August 16 and the ride to Camp Connect, all the way from...

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