Entries by Patrick_adm

Meet the Examiner evening

Hauxton Village Hall, Thursday 30th April. 7:30 to 9:30pmFull details in the Events Calendar Although the evening is primarily aimed at Associates working towards their Advanced Rider test, Meet the Examiner is a very popular event and all Members are welcome No two presentations by serving PC Simon Burgin (Forensic Collision Investigator & IAM Examiner) […]

Associate Theory Evening

Thursday April 9th, 7:30-9:30pm, Orwell Pavilion. Full details in the Events Calendar This interactive session will be led by National and Local Observer Chris Curryer The evening is primarily aimed at Associates preparing for their Advanced Test, but full Members are also welcome for a refresher on the theory of advanced riding. Observers are also […]

Q&A with Paul Nobbs

Ever feel a little less mechanically knowledgeable than you would like to be? Here is your opportunity to put your questions to a professional mechanic, such as: • Am I maintaining my chain correctly?• How do I adjust my bike’s suspension?• Can I replace my motorcycle headlight myself? Paul Nobbs Motorcycles (located in Sutton, Ely) […]

Biker Down dates 2020

Could this be the time to brush up your first-aid skills on a free course specifically for motorcyclists? Cambridge Fire & Rescue have just released the 2020 Biker Down dates, with a course every month from March to November The hands-on events take place on a Sunday at St Ives Fire Station, presented by volunteer […]

Talk on Autonomous Vehicles

Driving Autonomy & the System of Vehicle ControlDavid Hyman      Software Engineer  FiveAIHauxton Village Hall, 7:30-9:00pm Thursday 6th February Familiar to many in his role as a CambsIAM Observer, David is also a Software Engineer at FiveAI the company which recently completed the UK’s most advanced demonstration of self-driving vehicles on mixed-use public roads. […]

F1RST on the 2nd attempt

Congratulations to Andy Lee, one of our five Members who passed their Advanced Test with a F1RST in 2019 Referred to in Chief Observer Graham Scott’s recent round-up of last year’s test results, Andy failed the test on his first attempt, but brushed himself down and went on to achieve a F1RST on his second […]

The ‘Bored of Xmas’ Sunday ride

Matt Howes has a cunning plan for a rideout the last Sunday of 2019, and all members & associates are warmly invited to join him Bored of sitting at home between Christmas & New Year… why not join me for a rideout on Sunday 29th, when temperatures looks to be in the range 10 to […]

Tesco Milton: no petrol!

Many thanks to Tom Jacobs for the heads-up on the closure for refurbishment of the petrol station at Tesco Milton from 2nd January to 12th February next year. We have three Sunday rides during this period- January 5th – departs Shell Services, FourwentwaysEvent Calendar entry here January 18th – departs Shell Services, FourwentwaysEvent Calendar entry […]

A word from our Chief Observer

The club’s Chief Observer Graham Scott reviews a highly successful year with a few words of congratulations and thanks to the Associates, Members and Observers who make up Cambridge Advanced Motorcyclists My thanks to all Members & Associates for their contribution this year to growing the group and raising the standard of motorcycling in our […]

2020 Skills Days unveiled

Hot off the press: dates have been announced for the popular track-based IAM RoadSmart Skills Days. Fifteen of these one-day courses are on offer (including one reserved exclusively for female riders), with dates from April to September 2020. As in previous years, there are three venues to choose from: Thruxton, Croft and Mallory Park For […]