Category Archives: History & Heritage

Mills & Motorcycles: Drives Past & Present

Windmill, circa 1836.

Windmill, circa 1836.

Those who have had the fortune—or misfortune—to disassemble the transmission and drive system of their bike have generally been amazed—or dismayed—at the sequence of parts required to get power from the engine to the rear wheel.  Motorcycle mechanics were developed long before Harley-Davidson or Indian came on the scene.  Centuries before motorcycles were even conceived, complex gear drives were turning in mills.

Le Saint Pub, rated one of the top 50 microbreweries in the world, is one of numerous  dining establishments in Baie-St-Paul that are popular with motorcyclists.

Le Saint Pub, rated one of the top 50 microbreweries in the world, is one of numerous dining establishments in Baie-St-Paul that are popular with motorcyclist.

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