Motorcyclists say they’re being discriminated against

After several St. John’s city councillors have mused about looking into banning the sale of after-market motorcycle exhaust systems – some of which are designed to make motorcycles louder – the cyclists rallied. More than two dozen motorcyclists were at St. John’s City Hall Tuesday night to speak out against such a proposed ban on loud motorcycle exhaust systems. “We understand that there are people out there that are going downtown, cracking their pipes trying to make noise,” she said. “We believe very strongly that they should be ticketed but because there’s a few idiots out there, don’t try to target motorcyclists across Newfoundland and Labrador,” she said. Both sides want the province to weigh in on the issue.

Source: CBC

Our goal is to raise $15,000 before the end of the year to solidify our plans for 2023. We need your support to keep producing this progressive, explanatory, and unique local journalism.

 

Want more of The Independent?

You can make it happen.

More in-depth explainers. More community news.

Will you help us raise $15,000 for our investigative journalism, witty commentary, and cutting analysis of Newfoundland and Labrador issues?

This site uses cookies to provide you with a great user experience. By continuing to use this website, you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy.

Scroll to Top