Entries by Patrick_adm

Aldeburgh – a rider’s account

8:30am and the temperature was climbing nicely for the ten riders gathered in Ely. Janet Pinion had devised a meandering backroads route through beautiful Suffolk countryside to picturesque Aldeburgh, where the pebbles on the beach shimmered and the sea had taken on Mediterranean hues. Although we arrived in time for an early lunch, an impressive queue had […]

i2i Machine Control

July 2nd & 3rd: former RAF Coltishall was the venue for 2 days of advanced training with Tom Killeen of i2i Motorcycle Academy. This subsidised event saw 10 CambsIAM members work through Machine Control topics: bike stability, braking whilst cornering, body posture & much more Tom explains the physics of machine control, then has participants prove & practise the theory for […]

Le Grand Weekend en France

Thanks to Matt Howes for this ode to a recent trip to Normandy with four other members of the group! Le Grand Weekend en France aka  Five go to Honfleur Five guys met up to go to Normandie one fine summer’s morn They left from Duxford to arrive in Honfleur And had the full English […]

Weekend in Wales – three places still available

It’s not too late! There is still one twin room available, and also one single bed in a shared twin room, on the Weekend in Wales trip to The Bikers Retreat in Snowdonia which takes place 17th-20th August To book a place telephone hosts Nigel & Tiv direct on 01341 423192  The events calendar here provides more information, but for details […]

All day ride to Kent, 9th September 2018

This is a longer all day ride for full members only and will be led by Barry Dickinson Meet at Cambridge Services at 8:30am with a full tank as it is about 150 miles each way!! Depending on how long we stop, expect to be back between 7:00 and 7:30pm. The ride starts down the […]

Viking Night in Bury St Edmunds

A regular attendee at Krazy Horse events, Janet Pinion wanted to flag up their forthcoming Viking Night. This will be held at the Krazy Horse premises on Thursday 5th July from 6pm to 10pm Krazy Horse provide the following event description.. On the first Thursday in every month during the summer in Bury St Edmunds we […]

Blues & Twos in Kimbolton

Image reproduced courtesy PFB-999 via Flicker Beautiful weather and quieter than usual roads, thanks to an England vs. Panama fixture, made for terrific biking conditions this Sunday. If you grabbed this opportunity for a ride and passed through Kimbolton you might have been dismayed to find blues & two behind you, as were two members of the Cambridge Advanced Motorcyclists group Once […]

CambsIAM at the Meldreth Show

Seasoned motorcycle enthusiasts in the region know, there’s only one place to be on the third Wednesday in June –  the Eternit Club in Meldreth, the venue for the annual Royston & District Motorcycle Club show All proceeds from this event go to good causes, and Cambridge Advanced Motorcyclists were once again delighted to support the show with […]

All-day ride to the Humber Bridge

The group’s first all-day ride of 2018 took place on 10th June. Husband & wife team Martin & Janet Pinion planned this ride, with Martin leading the small but happy group of riders on the 260-mile round trip to the Humber Bridge Lunch was at Barton-upon-Humber’s best kept secret, the Café & Restaurant at the Old Tile Works […]

First Ladies Ride of 2018

Our first Ladies Ride of the year took place on Sunday 22nd April We left Tesco’s Milton just after 10:00am in bright warm sunshine. After a long, wet  & cold winter it was nice to leave the heated jackets still on their hangers and have the heated grips switched to off Five of us in […]