The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM®
 

Go Back   The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM® > REGIONAL FORUMS > Canada > Quebec
XLF Blogs XLF Arcade XLF Disclaimer/Privacy Statement/Terms Of Use

Active Threads
0 Grenade Plate
Last Post: harley506d
Posted On: 1 Minute Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 67
0 Two small bearings (balls) in drain plug
Last Post: harley506d
Posted On: 8 Minutes Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,030
5 How do you Wash your Bike?
Last Post: hammer6315
Posted On: 36 Minutes Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 2,397
0 New Here, building drag bike with Buell M2
Last Post: EarlyRider
Posted On: 41 Minutes Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 1
0 Sportster Crankcase Pressure / Engine Breathing / Wetsumping and Mods
Last Post: 60Gunner
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 759
Views: 20,732
0 tire time
Last Post: Maxeffort
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 669
0 First startup
Last Post: mickey t
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 204
6 73 Sportster Starts, Runs Fine, Dies
Last Post: doodah man
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 2,725
0 Official XL Forum Random Image Thread (NO NUDITY!)
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 44,713
Views: 7,029,824
0 Hottie of the day, no nudity.
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 13,064
Views: 1,195,466
0 Another Sporty ADV Build
Last Post: spitfirechopper
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 517
0 Stock mirrors. Can you see behind you?
Last Post: Highly-Dangerous
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 555
Views: 108,257
0 Bike can't go over 75miles.
Last Post: Gazotenekes
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 670
0 2020 Bikes listed on the HD website
Last Post: NLXL
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 739
0 Bearing blowout!!
Last Post: Highly-Dangerous
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 196
0 This week on Craig's list
Last Post: Glamazon
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 4,230
Views: 491,558
0 I guess it''s true. (2019 The Last Year For The Sportster?)
Last Post: Nibelungen
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 110
Views: 4,705
0 trans slips in 2nd gear 1989 883
Last Post: iNSaNeSHaNe
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 51
0 Sadly Leaving
Last Post: iNSaNeSHaNe
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 495
0 Never seen this before...
Last Post: smac74
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 497
0 Evo Sportster Secondary Drive Sprockey Question
Last Post: Sirrom1
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 143
0 gearing is too high ?
Last Post: Sirrom1
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 3,130
0 The Oil Leak Rabbit Hole
Last Post: sportsterpaul
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 1,262
5 VOES Vacuum reading after engine mod... where to set?
Last Post: bustert
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 189
0 Speedometer stopped working
Last Post: painterdude923
Posted On: 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 146
0 wheel swap
Last Post: Maxeffort
Posted On: 12 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 254
0 2020 Sportsters
Last Post: Toejam503
Posted On: 13 Hours Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 1,179
0 1969 XLCH Speedo
Last Post: Moon Wolf
Posted On: 14 Hours Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 180
0 what is the.... (883 top speed)
Last Post: Nibelungen
Posted On: 15 Hours Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 23,953
More...
Members Birthdays
qrtsteve (65), NoRemorse (51), johnboy (50), bmonty72 (47), superscythe (46), arlen (41), Sonofnothing (35), grahamc (34)
Sponsored Links
Reply
 
Share Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 14th September 2008
Oli1200's Avatar
Oli1200 Oli1200 is offline
Drag Race Champion
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 397
Sportster/Buell Model: 1200C
Sportster/Buell Year: 2004
Reputation: 15043
Oli1200 is a glorious beacon of lightOli1200 is a glorious beacon of lightOli1200 is a glorious beacon of lightOli1200 is a glorious beacon of lightOli1200 is a glorious beacon of lightOli1200 is a glorious beacon of lightOli1200 is a glorious beacon of lightOli1200 is a glorious beacon of lightOli1200 is a glorious beacon of lightOli1200 is a glorious beacon of lightOli1200 is a glorious beacon of light
Default Quebec police?

I'm in Ottawa, Ontario and much of what I've done to my bike is "illegal" in Quebec. IE: no mirrors, no speedo, etc, etc. Therefore I try to stay out of Hull or Gatineau. However I rode into the Gatineau hills a couple weekends ago to attend a BBQ without getting hassled, I passed a few cops, yes it's true. :-) hahah

What are the cops in Quebec really like in general towards bikes since they have such a "nazi" reputation it seems.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 14th September 2008
scottgearman's Avatar
scottgearman scottgearman is offline
Senior Chief Know It All 1st Class
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Pickering Ontario Canada
Posts: 1,121
Sportster/Buell Model: XL1200C
Sportster/Buell Year: 05
Reputation: 3972
scottgearman is a jewel in the roughscottgearman is a jewel in the roughscottgearman is a jewel in the roughscottgearman is a jewel in the roughscottgearman is a jewel in the roughscottgearman is a jewel in the roughscottgearman is a jewel in the roughscottgearman is a jewel in the roughscottgearman is a jewel in the roughscottgearman is a jewel in the roughscottgearman is a jewel in the rough
Default

faites attention au Québec. La personne la police détestent plus qu'un motocycliste est un homme qui parle anglais
__________________
A man must consider what a rich realm he abdicates when he decides to become a conformist
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 14th September 2008
Oli1200's Avatar
Oli1200 Oli1200 is offline
Drag Race Champion
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 397
Sportster/Buell Model: 1200C
Sportster/Buell Year: 2004
Reputation: 15043
Oli1200 is a glorious beacon of lightOli1200 is a glorious beacon of lightOli1200 is a glorious beacon of lightOli1200 is a glorious beacon of lightOli1200 is a glorious beacon of lightOli1200 is a glorious beacon of lightOli1200 is a glorious beacon of lightOli1200 is a glorious beacon of lightOli1200 is a glorious beacon of lightOli1200 is a glorious beacon of lightOli1200 is a glorious beacon of light
Default

Same for the french in Ontario. On parle anglais icite calice, tabarnac! I'm half french from St-Agathe so I can say that.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 14th September 2008
Koot's Avatar
Koot Koot is offline
Master Mechanic
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Kootenay Lake, BC
Posts: 293
Sportster/Buell Model: XL 1200L
Sportster/Buell Year: 2006
Other Motorcycle Model: Honda Shadow
Other Motorcycle Year: 1988
Reputation: 1490
Koot has a spectacular aura aboutKoot has a spectacular aura aboutKoot has a spectacular aura aboutKoot has a spectacular aura aboutKoot has a spectacular aura aboutKoot has a spectacular aura aboutKoot has a spectacular aura aboutKoot has a spectacular aura aboutKoot has a spectacular aura aboutKoot has a spectacular aura about
Default

I've never ridden in eastern Canada but I would probably be as just nervous of the OPP. (Ontario Provincial Police) as the police in Quebec.
Not related to the posted question but some guy in Lac La Biche, Alberta has a little complaint about RCMP (Mounties) involvment in a motorcycle accident.

http://cmgonline.com/content/view/781/51/

Koot
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 14th September 2008
justin marois's Avatar
justin marois justin marois is offline
Know It All
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Québec. Forgive me, i'm a french frog
Posts: 157
Sportster/Buell Model: xlh1200
Sportster/Buell Year: 92
Reputation: 468
justin marois is on a distinguished roadjustin marois is on a distinguished roadjustin marois is on a distinguished roadjustin marois is on a distinguished roadjustin marois is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Oli1200 View Post
What are the cops in Quebec really like in general towards bikes since they have such a "nazi" reputation it seems.
Cops in general listen too much tv... With all those pursuit progam on tv, they all want to be hero to save the world from bikers.

Osti, y peuvent pas nous laisser tranquille au prix que ça coute de rouler sur nos routes dégueulasse.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 25th December 2008
mtl-XLR mtl-XLR is offline
Chief Master Mechanic
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Montreal, Que. Canada
Posts: 468
Other Motorcycle Model: R1200R
Other Motorcycle Year: 2008
Reputation: 879
mtl-XLR will become famous soon enoughmtl-XLR will become famous soon enoughmtl-XLR will become famous soon enoughmtl-XLR will become famous soon enoughmtl-XLR will become famous soon enoughmtl-XLR will become famous soon enoughmtl-XLR will become famous soon enough
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Oli1200 View Post
I'm in Ottawa, Ontario and much of what I've done to my bike is "illegal" in Quebec. IE: no mirrors, no speedo, etc, etc. Therefore I try to stay out of Hull or Gatineau. However I rode into the Gatineau hills a couple weekends ago to attend a BBQ without getting hassled, I passed a few cops, yes it's true. :-) hahah

What are the cops in Quebec really like in general towards bikes since they have such a "nazi" reputation it seems.
I find that it depends alot on what you are riding.

The sport bikes get bothered alot here.

The stock or nearly stock Harleys are mostly left alone.

If you are wearing patches on a Harley they will pay attention ... sometimes alot of attention !

And on my Bimmer I just get a nod when they see me.

H
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 27th May 2014
deathbat's Avatar
deathbat deathbat is offline
Biker
 
Join Date: May 2014
Posts: 38
Sportster/Buell Model: XL1200N
Sportster/Buell Year: 2008
Reputation: 10
deathbat is an unknown quantity at this point
Default

Really depends who you get. Lot of cops have bikes of their own and they seem to be the ones who understand. Then you have the macho men and yes...even some women cops, who need to put the bad boy biker in their place. The laws are also set to suppress motorcyclists as much as possible (registration fees and rules on modifications etc) I'm a young rider with 4 years experience. Not long but definitely long enough to notice the overall distaste for motorcyclists in this province.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



Sponsored Links
All times are GMT +1. The time now is 13:42.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
XL Forum® - Linson Media LLC