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E-Scooters: the menace of our time

As I walked down the road yesterday the silent menace arrived. A child, not more than 12 years old, riding an e-scooter down the middle of the road. An odd event? No. A common event? Yes, it’s an increasing problem. Oblivious to the risks both to herself and other road users. It’s time to take […]

Daylight Saving Time – What every rider should know.

Introduction Spring has arrived and bike riders will be impatiently looking to extend their riding hours, or get the bike out of hibernation from the shed. It’s a very good time to look at some of the challenges that await. If you’re an all-weather rider (that’s most SAM Club members), then you may not think […]

SAM Club Weekly Newsletter – 17th February 2023

Rob Gittins – Thank you for 50 years of voluntary service IAM MEMBERSHIP FEES Last week I reported the 21% increase in IAM RoadSmart membership fees. These are an a priori requirement for being a SAM Club member. In other words, you have to have a paid up IAM RoadSmart membership before you can become […]

SAM Club Weekly Newsletter – 10th February 2023

Sheffield Advanced Motorcyclists - Annual Photo Competition 2022

Editorial If you weren’t at the SAM Club Night last Monday, then you missed a real treat. Dave and Victoria from Intaride gave a great talk about motorcycle communications. Dave is an IAM member living in Evesham. Intaride provides communication solutions for motorcycle training companies, IAM Groups and other services. IAM RoadSmart provides the SAM […]

Memorial Ride – 1st July 2023

This is a 50-mile ride in memory of Pete Serhatlic (former Regional Service Delivery Manager, IAM RoaSmart). Meet, 8.30am for a 9.00am departure, at the Pasture Lodge, Mexborough (see map above). This is a ride around South Yorkshire to celebrate Pete’s life and particularly his many years of dedicated service to bikers in the Yorkshire […]

SAM Weekly Newsletter – 9th September 2022

Sheffield Advanced Motorcyclists

Editorial I was reminded this week of one of the principal reasons for belonging to an advanced motorcycling Club. The collective brain. In an advanced motorcycle club, like the SAM Club, there is a massive wealth of knowledge about bikes, riding and how to be a better rider. A real feeling of camaraderie pervades the […]

Riding Hairpin Bends with Fran Thompson

When: Wed, 14 September, 10:00 – 12:00 Where: Norfolk Arms, 2 Ringinglow Rd, Sheffield S11 7TS, UK (map) DescriptionWe only have 6 places, so it’s first come first served! Ride starts from the Norfolk Arms at Ringinglow, cuts through Fulwood to Rivelin then across to Bradfield and onto Strines. Finishes up at Windmill Cafe above […]

SAM Weekly Newsletter – 2nd September 2022

Sheffield Advanced Motorcyclists Annual Photograph Competition 2020

Editorial As we move toward Autumn it’s time to get in as much riding as possible and prepare for riding in inclement weather. The SAM Club doesn’t stop riding because the weather is poor, but we do assess it every time we ride. Riding over the Winter months ensures that all our advanced riders can […]

SAM Weekly Newsletter – 12th August 2022

Sheffield Advanced Motorcyclists - SAM Club's Green Lane Bimble

Editorial There was a good turnout of SAM Club members last Saturday. I missed it! I came home Friday tea time and the ‘newish’ electric door wouldn’t open! The manual turning pole didn’t work either. The result was that the car was outside the garage and the bike was inside. The repairer had to fit […]

Roy’s Crazy Hike for Altzheimer’s Research

Sheffield Advanced Motorcyclists - Charity events - please support as generously a you can. Thank you

Hello! I’m fundraising for Alzheimer’s Society. Here’s my JustGiving page, if you’d like to donate: https://www.justgiving.com/…/trek26peakdistrict13miles… Doing this walk in honour of my wife Kim who has recently passed away, thanks to all those that have already donated.