Calgary’s Ace-Hy Motorcycle Club was founded in 1938, and legendary Indian retailer Walt Healy was an original member.
These photos were sent to me by Diana Gillrie, her father was Maurice Lapensee. He was an Ace-Hy member in the 1950s, and he rode a 1941 Indian Chief with sidecar. He married in 1956, and according to Gillrie, that’s when he sold his Indian for $50.
These photos were probably all taken around the same time, 1953, according to the one image. The hill climbs were most likely held near Cochrane or Bragg Creek; although the Ace-Hy club did run climbs on Tom Campbell’s Hill in Calgary.
Maurice Lapensee with his 1941 Indian, above and below.