Entries by Patrick_adm

New National Observer

Congratulations to Steve Rowdon, who recently completed a detailed training program and test to become a National Observer. Chief Observer Graham Scott comments – Steve Rowdon today passed his National Observer test with flying colours after a grueling time under the close scrutiny of IAM Staff Examiner Pete Doherty Steve joined IAM in September 2005, […]

Reflections on i2i Machine Control

Many thanks to Associate Ian Dunckley for taking the time to share his reflections on the i2i Motorcycle Academy Machine Control course which he recently attended in York. Ian signed up for Machine Control on his own initiative, but note that CambsIAM negotiated a group discount & subsidised members’ attendance in 2018 and 2019 Read […]

Ride to the Cotswolds

Full members: why not join Chris Curryer for his all-day Cotswolds ride on Sunday 11th August? Leaving the Gulf Petrol Station in Barton at 9:00am, we’ll ride through the beautiful grounds of Woburn, followed by the roundabouts of Milton Keynes. A coffee stop in Buckingham then it’s on to the hills, taking in as much […]

Taster Rides @ Ducati

Visitors to our stand at the Meldreth & St Ives shows were offered the chance to sign up for a Taster Ride with one of our Senior Observers. The Taster Day is scheduled for Saturday 27th July – all members and associates are warmly invited to pay a visit and lend their support between 10am […]

Aldeburgh – a tailer’s view

6:45am: turn off alarm. Check memo: first-aid kit! Phone: no message – ride is on. Breakfast then head to Ely ahead of 8:30 start Six bikers and one pillion gather around Janet for her briefing. My first time tailing so I listen intently. Then we’re off on roads still damp from overnight rain. Clouds temper the […]

Meldreth & St. Ives Shows

A heartfelt thank you to all those members who gave their time to make the CambsIAM stand at the Meldreth Show and St Ives Festival a success last month CambsIAM was brilliantly represented at both shows, with swathes of brochures & flyers handed out to visitors and a healthy sign-up rate for the Taster-Ride Day […]

June ladies ride

The ladies – Catherine, Jacqui, Janet, Jo & Megan – met for the 2nd ladies ride of 2019, on the last Sunday in June. The sweltering heat of the previous day had subsided, thank goodness Conditions were perfect for a bike ride: a cool breeze and uninterrupted sunshine. The ladies meandered along the lovely roads […]

Round Norfolk Charity Run

Our own Jason Wingfield is also a member of the Thetford and District Motorcycle Club, and would like to draw attention to the Charity Run this group will be holding at the end of this month. Money raised will go to Onward Enterprises to help them provide a realistic working environment for adults with learning […]

Ladies Cotswolds weekend

A small group of our female members recently took themselves off to the Cotswolds for a three-day biking weekend. Whilst there they teamed up with members of Cheltenham & Cotswold Advanced Motorcyclists, who took them on insiders’ ride through the backroads and picturesque villages of this lovely English region Click here for more photographs and […]

Hunting for Rickman

A retired Humberside Police Traffic Officer and fellow IAM member has been in contact with CambsIAM to seek your help as he researches the eighty Rickman Métisse motorcycles which entered service as police vehicles in the UK in the early 1970s – twelve of them bought by the Mid-Anglia Constabulary between November 1972 and November […]