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Its just too hot

I have lived on the wet coast  my entire life, never in my wildest dreams did I ever think I would utter the words “I wish it would rain”

I did just that today, the extreme heat we are currently experiencing will force the re-scheduling of our July riding school.

I am disappointed for the [...]

Squamish Motorcycle Festival

If you like motorcycles then you do not want to miss the Sqaumish Motorcycle festival!!!

This is a great family weekend with all sorts of display and events for the entire family, the bonus is Squamish is a beautiful place to visit

with an easy 1/2 hour ride to Whistler this is a great [...]

Summer of road Training schedule

Don Hatton, Rally Raid Canada off road adventure/Dual sport riding course


Summer schedule


The following is our early summer schedule:


June 13-14, Something new: Ladies only, same format as our co-ed course except limited to women only. Ladies if you are planning an offered adventure on your motorcycle we can assist you.


Canadian National Motocross series round Nanaimo

This just in from Hatton Insurance Face Book Site;

Hatton Insurance Agency Ltd. 1 min ·

We are proud to be one of the sponsors of the MX101 Yamaha Factory Pro Motocross Team.

The Team will be racing in The 2015 Canadian ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MOTOCROSS NATIONALS.

We are giving away 3 sets [...]


Its that time of year lots of great rides and events coming up we will try and post them here. Don’t let us miss your event, If your having a ride or event send us your information and we will post it here.

Every Tuesday evening 6:00 pm Western Speedway, Victoria Super Moto, drop [...]

Adventure Course

**** course starting May 23 and 24 2015***

Rally Raid Canada Adventure Course – Two day adventure riding course in Duncan BC.

The course is as the British would say focused on “the Big Trailies”.

It is designed for the beginner to intermediate adventure rider, I go over everything from proper riding position to picking up [...]

Bikes and Truck at the Port Ready to be Shipped to Europe

It is hard to get texts and emails from Don and Natalie at the moment, since internet access is intermittent there at best. Also there is very tight security in the hotel due to a conference of South American Presidents.

However, the bikes, truck and equipment has all been delivered to the port for [...]

Don is So Grateful for Your Comments

Don called this morning at 8:30 to ask that I post the following:

I am deeply touched and very, very grateful to everyone who has taken the time to post the many wonderful comments on the website. Your kindness, care and concern have been a lifeline for me.

This has been the my hardest [...]

Latest News from Chile via Natalie

Thank goodness the site is back up again after a catastrophic server crash on Friday!

Natalie left on Saturday for Toronto/Chile and she arrived there this morning. At the time of posting, she is having a little wine to refresh her parched throat!

Today is rest day today for Simon Pavey.  They have heard from [...]

Try to tune in to CFAX 1070 AM this afternoon at 4:00. They will be interviewing both Don and Natalie.

Try to tune in to CFAX 1070 AM this afternoon at 4:00. They will be interviewing both Don and Natalie.