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Updated Ace-Hy Motorcycle Club Calgary Items

A couple of new pieces to add to the Ace-Hy Motorcycle Club portfolio, thanks to Calgary’s Brian Lawrence. Be sure to click the link and see the other post about one of Calgary’s original motorcycle clubs, dedicated to to fun and sport.

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First is the club’s crest on a waterslide transfer. Up next…

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…the Ace-Hy membership roster, circa the late 1930s or early to mid-1940s. On that list are the names of Walt Healy and Frank Tucker. Healy, of course, is well-known as an Indian retailer, and later, after 1964, as a Yamaha dealer. Tucker loved his Indians, and he looks good here on his Indian 4.

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Ace-Hy Motorcycle Club Calgary Alberta

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.