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Northern Old Bastards

Sunday June 10th was date of the 6th annual NOBS  ( Northern Old Bastards) show and shine, sponsored by Hotel Ladysmith in downtown Ladysmith, Quebec.

Prizes were awarded for the following classes of motorcycles:
Pre 1960, 1961 to 1970, 1971 to 1982, 1983 to 1995, 1996 to 2013, Custom, Best in Show or peoples choice, Best Vintage (pre 1995) and a new category for the combination of the Oldest bike and Rider ridden in. As usual all the year class trophies and the oldest bike and rider trophy are sponsored by Ernie and Cathy Pasch of the Hotel Ladysmith, The Municipality of Thorne have donated the Best in Show and Bretzlaff's Store the Best Vintage.

Proud to be NOBS!

Our northern section have now allocated their area donations for 2012 and were pleased to have been able to help the following worthy organizations:

Renfrew Relay for Life
(This donation was made in memory of Hillary Afelskie, daughter of member Richard Afelskie) 

St. Joseph's Food Bank (Pembroke)  $250 --- The Blessed Cupboard (Shawville)  $250
Quyon Family Centre  $250 --- Lanark County Food Bank  $250

Hospice Renfrew  $300

Pontiac Community Hospital Foundation  $500 --- Pembroke Regional Hospital Foundation $500
Renfrew Victoria Hospital Foundation  $500 --- Arnprior District Memorial Hospital Partners  $500
Almonte General Hospital/Fairview Manor  Foundation  $500 --- Wakefield Memorial Hospital  $500

Member John McConnell  $800

In all, $5200 was distributed within the various communities that our members call home!

Old Bastard Bill Wilson would like to thank the club and all the individual members who supported him on the 2011 Ride for Dad.  Over $3600 was raised, bringing his overall cumulative total to over $11000!! 


The 3rd Annual Northern Old Bastards Show & Shine was the place to be to see some beautiful machines, meet some great people and eat some tasty ribs!  Fun was had and awards were won in the following categories:

(sponsored by Ladysmith Hotel, Ladysmith, QC):
1954 Ariel VH 500 - Stuart MacFarlane

1961 - 1970 (sponsored by S.D. Olsson Custom Floor Installations, Carlsbad Springs, ON):
1968 Honda CL450 - Mike Dunlop

1971 - 1982 (sponsored by Brennan's Hill Store, Brennan's Hill, QC):
1976 Honda CB750 - Ed Murphy

1983 - 1995 (sponsored by M & L Auto Repairs, Low, QC):
1986 H-D FLST Heritage - owned by Alain T.

1996 - 2012 (sponsored by John's Auto Body & Towing, Venosta, QC):
2006 Triumph American - David Gagnon

Custom (sponsored by Valley Computer, Chelsea, QC):
1986 H-D FLST Heritage - Alain T.

Best In Show (sponsored by Northern Old Bastards, A Highway Near You):
1986 H-D FLST Heritage - Alain T.

Oldest Ridden In (sponsored by Manitou Market, Low, QC):
1968 Honda CB450 - Mike Dunlop

50/50 Winner:  Bill "Grumpy" Wilson

**Please show some support for the fine businesses who generously supported us in this event!!**