December 6th – Sunday ride to North Weald

Matt Howes & wingman Barry D lead a sortie from Tesco Royston to the 1940s NAAFI Restaurant and Mess Bar at North Weald Airfield

The route south from Royston heads through the Hadhams and around Harlow, to North Weald Airfield near Epping. After a refreshment break it’s north again, passing through Great Dunmow and Thaxted before finishing on the A10 near Harston. Total distance covered: 90 miles

In line with Covid-19 restrictions the ride is strictly limited to six riders. Places are being snapped up, so email Catherine now to reserve your spot

Full details in the Events Calendar

Dale’s Motorcycle Masterclass

With observed rides on hold, Associates may find the Motorcycle Masterclass series a useful resource. In 32 videos Dale, a retired police rider, explores the planning, positioning & observation which are the hallmarks of advanced motorcycling

Some videos focus on a particular skill, but all showcase outstanding riding and subtle roadcraft. The example below is from a demonstration ride for a friend returning to biking after many years away

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Invisibility training with Fortnine

For close to five years Youtube channel Fortnine has been producing insightful motorcycling videos, delivered with uniquely Canadian humour. If you’re unfamiliar with their motorcycle reviews, maintenance tutorials, safety checklists and more, why not use some lockdown time to check them out?

A great place to start is Invisibility Training for Motorcyclists, a detailed look at the optics & neuroscience which work to render motorcyclists invisible – and the steps we can take to counteract these effects

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