Meet 9am each Saturday, Meadowhall Retail Park Sheffield S9 2YZ

SAM Weekly Newsletter – 23rd February 2024

Editorial Let’s start with getting your opinion. There is a new SAM membership fee survey on the SAM website. The SAM Committee wants to know your views about SAM subscriptions. So that we can plan ahead for SAM events, it is very important that you tell us what you think about this issue. We will […]

SAM Weekly Newsletter – 16th February 2024

Editorial It’s been quite a week in the SAM Club. Our Chief Observer, Andy Frith, is resigning and we are likely to lose a member of the SAM Committee at the next AGM. Andy will continue his support for the SAM charity. These events will bring the number of SAM Committee members to six (assuming […]

SAM Weekly Newsletter – 9th February 2024

Editorial Club Night Door levy! It’s only a £1. The money helps to cover our costs and support our social events, SAM members should pay, on entry, the £1 door levy for both themselves and their guest(s). We provide an ‘honesty box’ to collect the Club Night fee and would urge every SAM member to […]

SAM Weekly Newsletter – 2nd February 2024

Editorial We start the newsletter this week with the breaking story that a SAM Observer was using a video cam to help an Associate to develop advanced riding skills. Not an unusual occurrence you might think. Videoing a ride to help an Associate recognise where they have to improve their riding skills and what aspects […]

SAM Weekly Newsletter – 26th January 2024

Editorial Family duties kept me from being at Meadowhall last week, but SAM members were out. They were making the best of the slightly warmer temperatures. SAM member Stephen Bennett, being a sucker for punishment, is doing the Iron Butt Challenge again. You can support him here. At the last SAM Committee meeting there was […]

SAM Weekly Newsletter – 19th January 2024

Editorial It was a cold start last Saturday. Very cold. One member cleaned the ice off the bike, got changed into riding gear and again removed the ice from the windscreen and seat! It didn’t put off the very hardy members from riding out. It warmed up later in the morning and became a pleasant […]

SAM Weekly Newsletter – 12th January 2024

Editorial It’s been a very busy week as we ride into the New Year. Last Saturday, despite the very cold weather, there were a lot of members riding out. There were also a couple of new associates. It was great to see that bikers can still ride when conditions are less than perfect.  In the […]

SAM Club Weekly Newsletter – 5th January 2024

Sheffield Advanced Motorcyclists - Meeting 9am all year at Meadowhall Retail Park, Attercliffe Road, Sheffield S9 2YZ

Editorial Happy New Year! It’s the start of a new adventure for motorcyclists. Various representative bodies look forward with hope and enthusiasm to put motorcycling further up the social and political agendas. For some members it may be a year of struggle and we will continue to support everyone. We wish you the best possible […]

SAM Weekly Newsletter – 29th December 2023

Sheffield Advanced Motorcyclists - Weekly Newletter 29th December 2023

Editorial That’s Christmas 2023 over! For those SAM Club members who have been unwell, we hope that your celebrations were as good as possible. In our household everyone had bad colds, so it was separate eating, masks and disinfectant! Much like being back on the hospital wards again. I wasn’t down last Saturday and there […]

SAM Club Weekly Newsletter – 22nd December 2023

Sheffield Advanced Motorcyclists - Meeting 9am every Saturday throughout the year. Meadowhall Retail Park, Attercliffe Road Sheffield

Editorial By the time you read your SAM Club newsletter, it will be three days to Christmas Day. Time to look forward to finding out how to fit all the new bike bits to your bike. If you receive an air vest, you might try to understand how the VAT will be spent. It’s not […]