SAM Weekly Newsletter – 21st October 2022

Editorial The temperatures are dropping and the leaves are turning, presenting new challenges for all riders. It’s time to start thinking about ensuring that our riding skills are up to the task. Sometimes we can ‘forget’ that our skills are a little rusty. In the melee of life, with so many other worries in these […]

SAM Weekly Newsletter – 14th October 2022

Editorial I’m back! You have a newsletter packed full of interesting items this week. Let’s start with the Autumn Breakfast. You can book your place(s) on the SAM website. It’s been a really interesting time for the SAM Club. The last Club Night saw a new innovation, a Speaker presenting over Zoom. From all reports […]

SAM Autumn Breakfast 22nd October 2022

22nd October 2022 – 9.30am -11am All SAM members, their family and friends are warmly invited to the SAM Autumn Breakfast. Book your place(s) with the SAM website form NOW! The SAM Autumn Breakfast will take place at The Moorlands Owler Bar, Baslow Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S17 3BQ

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 […]

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 […]

SAM Club Weekly Newsletter – 5th August 2022

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

The SAM Chairman’s Annual Ride Out was great fun. I don’t know whether the route over rutted back roads was chosen to challenge riding ability or the bike’s suspension. It did both. Everyone had a great time talking about how bikes coped and very appreciatively about the challenging route. There was also a comment that, […]

Steve Harper’s Green Lane Bimble

Sheffield Advanced Motorcyclists - Committee Member

Wed, 10 August, 18:15 – 22:00 WhenWed, 10 August, 06:15 – 09:15 Where Norfolk Arms, 2 Ringinglow Rd, Sheffield S11 7TS, UK (map) Description This 3-hour ride, led by Steve Harper, of gentle Green Laning. Numbers are limited, so you can send Steve your details. He will run several rideout’s, so come along and have […]

SAM Club Chairman’s Rideout

Mon, 1 August, 18:30 – 22:00 Where Treeton Miners Welfare, Arundel St, Treeton, Rotherham S60 5PW, UK (map) Description SAM Chairman’s Annual Ride. Meet at 6.30pm to leave at 7pm. ALL SAM members and Associates welcome. This is where SAM Club members show their knowledge and discipline when applying their advanced riding skills. There will […]

Group Chairs Webinars

Sheffield Advanced Motorcyclists

Thank you to all Group Chairs who accepted our personal invite to the IAM RoadSmart Group Chairs webinars during February. The webinars, hosted by Amanda Smith (Head of Field Service Delivery) and Peter Serhatlic (Regional Service Delivery Team Manager North) ably assisted by the ASDMs, were delivered over the course of 2 weeks to 131 […]