Motor journalist Greg Williams, one of Canada’s most widely published motorcycle journalists and a regular contributor to Motorcycle Classics, will receive the Barr and Heddy Hodgson Award during ceremonies for the Canadian Motorcycle Hall of Fame. The award recognizes “those who have achieved excellence and/or made significant contributions to the well-being and advancement of motorcycling in Canada.”
Williams is a columnist for the Calgary Herald weekly driving section and is a monthly columnist for several other motorcycle enthusiast and vintage publications. He has published significant historical works on Canadian motorcycle pioneer Bernie Nicholson, who in 1942 published Modern Motorcycle Mechanics, the first comprehensive textbook on the operation and mechanical maintenance of motorcycles.
Williams’ has received numerous accolades, including two Motorcycle of Excellence (MAX) Awards, AJAC’s Castrol Clinthe Award for Automotive Journalism, and the Julie Wilkinson Motorsports Award for Excellence in Journalism. – Richard Backus, with information from driving.ca