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 […] (more…)

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 […] (more…)

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 […] (more…)

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 […] (more…)

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 […] (more…)

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 […] (more…)

Ladies Newsletter

During the summer of 2017 several female CAMBSIAM members got together for a ladies-only ride; this was soon followed up with two more rides in the autumn. To read an account of these successful outings and to find out about plans for 2018 please read the Ladies Newsletter If you would like to take part in future ladies […] (more…)