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Young People Need Motorcycles

When you chat with young people about motorcycles, you get all sorts of reasons why they haven’t tried riding. Most haven’t even sat on one. It’s time to show them what they are missing. Riding a motorcycle isn’t just about getting from A to B. It’s an affordable way to travel. Quicker journeys and the […]

SAM Weekly Newsletter – 19th April 2024

Editorial What a brilliant Spring Breakfast Meet! Thank you to all those SAM members who made it such a great success. The AGM saw a very humble Editor receive an engraved tankard for services to SAM. Thank you to everyone, I’m very grateful for the recognition and will continue to support SAM as a volunteer. […]

SAM Spring Breakfast Meet – a great success

Despite overcast skies, rain and cold, SAM members made the Spring Breakfast Meet a great success. Thank you for all your continued support as we looked forward to making 2024 our best year yet! Ride safe. It’s just a bit grey! Roy gets everyone organised… let’s start with coffee & toast… the feast gets started… […]

SAM Newsletter 12th April 2024

Sheffield Advanced Motorcyclists - Paul gets a tankard

Editorial Sometimes, even the most well respected motorcycling commentators can say things that are just plain idiocy. This week it’s the turn of Ryan Kluftinger, fortnine on YouTube. In a well-crafted video he says that motorcyclists’ body armour, shoulder, elbow, hip and knee pads, are not effective at their job. There was an immediate backlash […]

Become a Road Champion

We are pleased to announce that IAM RoadSmart will be launching a new initiative this month… our Road Champions! This is a FREE digital initiative, for 17-26 year olds, is to raise awareness of IAM RoadSmart and take you on a journey to safer travelling. By signing up as a Road Champion, you will receive […]

The human cost of the pothole pandemic

Sheffield Advanced Motorcyclists - the human cost of the pothole pandemic

Britian’s pothole pandemic is leaving drivers tearing out their hair and the state of the road network is laid bare by the publication of the AIA’s annual Alarm report earlier this month. It found that less than half (47%) of local road miles were rated as being in good condition, with 36% adequate and 17% poor. The […]

Motorcycles in Bus Lanes – better safety for riders

It’s a mess! The current situation of allowing Local Authorities to determine whether motorcycles should be allowed in bus lanes seems to be a full scale policy failure. Following the first road safety trials in 1994, when implementing the policy, it was assumed that Local Authorities were in the best place to assess its impact. […]

SAM Spring Breakfast 13th April 2024

Back to Moorlands – Meet at 9am for chat, general banter and good humour! The SAM Spring Breakfast will take place at The Moorlands Owler Bar, Baslow Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S17 3BQ The FREE SAM Spring Breakfast will take place at  9.30am – 11am. SAM Membership fees: All members should pay their SAM Club membership fee: IAM members […]

SAM Weekly Newsletter – 5th April 2024

Editorial The sun brought everyone out at last Saturday’s Meet. Although it was a cool start, the forecast rain failed to materialise and all riders looked forward to a great day’s riding. There was the usual chat and we welcomed a couple of new Associates beginning their journey to becoming advanced riders.  The Air Vest […]

Rearranging the SAM Spring Breakfast

Due to circumstances beyond our control, the SAM Spring Breakfast on the 13th April 2024 is being rearranged. This is due to sponsorship complications with the Supremecoat Limited venue. The SAM Committee are very disappointed at this late turn of events and working hard to reschedule the Spring Breakfast for members. The Committee will keep […]