SAM Weekly Newsletter – 11th November 2022

Sheffield Advanced Motorcyclists Annual Photograph Competition 2020

Editorial If you weren’t there, at the SAM Club night on Monday, you missed a very interesting talk from Steve Tucker. He is the co-author of ‘Advanced Rider Trainer – The Handbook for Training the Trainer’. A RoSPA examiner, he charted his journey from being a traffic policeman with the Metropolitan Police to setting up […]

SAM Club Weekly Newsletter – 4th November 2022

Sheffield Advanced Motorcyclists - Annual Photo Competition 2022

Editorial You can tell winter is coming, it’s time for the SAM Club Curry Night. As places are limited you should BOOK NOW! Remember it’s also SAM Club Night on Monday, 7th November 2022 at Treeton Miners Welfare Club. There’s a speaker so make sure that you show your support for all the efforts that […]

SAM Weekly Newsletter – 28th October 2022

Sheffield Advanced Motorcyclists - SAM Club's Green Lane Bimble

Editorial Well they’ve done it at last. The ‘Smart Motorway’ refuges were built too short and too far apart. It still doesn’t answer the questions about spotting broken down vehicles and the safety of road users on the carriageways. Despite all this gloom there is some heartening news that motorcycle accident statistics have hit an […]

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 – 19th August 2022

Sheffield Advanced Motorcyclists - #BeTheBest rider possible

Editorial Back to more mundane reporting in this week’s SAM Newsletter. The motorcycle touring season is in full swing, so we’ve got some different reading for you. First up, there is a frank article about touring with your ‘soul mate’. Now I’ve toured with a pillion for many years and some of the advice came […]

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.

SAM Weekly Newsletter – 15th July 2022

Editorial Janis and I are back! After a fabulous 10-day trip your Editor is back to share more news. It was the SAM Committee monthly meeting this week. The 9 volunteers that manage the SAM charity for 171 SAM members are working hard to keep you up-to-date on developments and organise events/activities for you. We […]

SAM Weekly Newsletter – 1st July 2022

Editorial That’s half the year gone. I hope that your first six months of the year have been as exciting as mine. Lots of changes in law for road users, a rapid pace of development in motorcycling and bikers doing what they do best – riding as many miles as possible and challenging themselves. SAM […]

Steve did it…with 8 minutes to spare

Sheffield Advanced Motorcclists - Longest Day Up Challenge

Take one, non-running, Piaggio MP3 400 out of a shed, where it has been resting for two years. Give the bike to SAM Volunteer Observer Steve Bennett. Like magic it is roadworthy and entered into a marathon charity ride from Land’s End to John O’Groats. A total of 1,094 miles to be completed on the […]

Steve Bennett’s Mad Ride – for charity

A 1,000 mile ride for a great causeStarts Sunrise Tuesday 21st June 2022 at Lands End, UK Steve is a volunteer Observer with the Sheffield Advanced MotorcyclistHelping bikers to become advanced riders. 1,000 miles in 24 hours, Lands End to John O’Groats in one ride, on a £300 bike, WITHOUT using motorways – It’s almost […]