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We like to think that CTEC is one of, if not, the best motorcycle training course available in Canada. A main reason for this is the quality of instructors. Our instructors have well over 30 years of consecutive instructing experience, training tens upon thousands of students the joy of safe motorcycle riding, and are continually held to the highest of standards each and every time they take on a course of new students. Here is a list profiling just some of the remarkable talent and experience on staff at CTEC.
Jeremy first became interested in motorcycles when his family emigrated from England in 1970, but it wasn't until the spring of 1972 that he bought his first motorcycle; a 1968 BSA 650 Thunderbolt. Unfortunately, the bike was quite unreliable and spent more time awaiting repairs than running…. damned if it didn’t look great, though!
In 1975 Jeremy made the unbelievable decision to leave college in order to take on a motorcycle trip across Canada and around the USA. To accomplish the feat, a much more reliable steed would be required. The motorcycle rose to the challenge was a new brand new Honda CB750 and in one year he travelled an amazing 36,000 kilometres.
Upon return, the bike had to be sold in order to finance completing his Education degree, but he didn’t lose his love of motorcycles and the memories of the trip would certainly last a life time.
After teaching in the Public School system for a few years he got back into motorcycling with a series of motorcycle purchases. Each summer he would take trips into B.C. or the northwestern United States. When his family arrived the motorcycle was sold, and he didn’t ride for nearly eleven years; it was hell. Then, about ten years ago a good friend suggested that he combined my love of teaching and his love of motorcycles, and become an instructor with The Alberta Safety Council. As an instructor, it seemed only natural that he also own a motorcycle, right? So armed with the perfect excuse, he found a ’99 Honda VFR that fit the bill (not to mention the look).
Last year, Jeremy was in the process of retiring after teaching for thirty two years, most recently teaching Jr High Band, when a good friend suggested that he apply for an instructor job with CTEC. After hearing about the course they provided, and how much fun they were having with their students, it seemed like a natural fit. It was.
Now, Jeremy also works part time driving a school bus, which, alongside instructing at CTEC, gives him the opportunity to pursue his hobbies; cycling, music, and of course, motorcycling.