Every Friday the 13th, thousands of motorcycles descend on the small town of Port Dover on Lake Erie. On a nice summer's day, attendance can reach +100,000.
I've never been. But, I have seen news reports of the event and heard from others who have been. This year there will be only one Friday the 13th - in May.
It all started in 1981 when a few friends got together at the suggestion of biker Chris Simon. They had such a good time they decided to meet up on the next Friday the 13th, and the next ... and a tradition was born.
As for this stamp, issued in 2013, it shows a unique view of a 1908 CCM. It was designed by Mark Warburton with illustration by Mark Pilon.
The Light Weight Motor Cycle had a Swiss designed engine that could be installed on any conventional bike frame, which made maintenance simple. It was billed as a "Gentleman's Motor Cycle" and was said to have no noise or vibrations.
for cycling at Sunday Stamps