News

All the latest news, announcements and club notices from Northumbria Advanced Motorcyclists.

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5 Nov

Karting Jan 2019

For those still interested, the Social Team have provisionally booked a Karting evening on Thursday 24th January 2019 at 7pm.

The cost is £25 per person for 2 x 15 minute laps of the track, including safety equipment and briefing. Helmets and balaclavas are provided but you may wear your own.

Only 12 karts are allowed on the track at a time. Based on the number who registered interest, we will probably be split into 3 teams.

To confirm our booking, the Social Team need to know who will be attending and a payment of £25 per person.

Bank tranfers should be sent to the events account:

  • Sort code: 20-58-17
  • Account number: 93220117

Please use your full name or IAM number together with ‘Karting’ as a reference.

Please confirm your place on the starting grid by contacting Email me.

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30 Aug

Weekend Away May 2019

The Social Team have provisionally booked 35 rooms at the Stirling Court Hotel for the late May Bank Holiday 2019.

The cost of Dinner, Bed and Breakfast for 3 nights will be:

  • £387 per couple (£40 deposit)
  • £267 single occupancy (£30 deposit)

For those looking to share to cut costs, there are 3 twin rooms. If there is a high demand for these rooms, we may have to draw lots to ensure fairness. (There are no single rooms.)

Hotel room prices in Scotland have gone up considerably for 2019. Be assured that the team have worked hard to secure this deal!

Payments to Colin Irvine (Treasurer) by BACS OR cheque.

Cheques should be made payable to Northumbria Advanced Motorcyclists and given to Colin. Please add your name as a reference.

Bank tranfers should be sent to the events account:

  • Sort code: 20-58-17
  • Account number: 93220117

Please add your name as a reference.

For further information, please contact Email me.

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21 Mar

Pillion Training Update

The pillion training session planned for 24th March has been postponed. This will now be combined with the Touring Tips workshop and will take place on Saturday 21st April.

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17 Mar

Senior Ride-out Cancelled

In view of the icy conditions forecast for tomorrow, the Ride Leader and Ride-out Coordinator have taken the decsion to cancel the ride.

The ride has been rescheduled for 3rd June.

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4 Mar

i2i Motorcycle Academy

John McCormick is trying to add another date for club members who couldn't attend 25th March. Stay tuned!

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4 Mar

Scottish Motorcycle Show

In case you were planning to go and help out on the IAM stand, be advised that the Scottish Motorcycle Show has been rescheduled to 7-8 April 2018.

More details at Scottish Motorcycle Show website.

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1 Mar

First Ride-out 2018

Mountain Views and Fish ‘n’ Chips.

Our first ride-out of the season is a jaunt through Northumberland, taking in some of the roads highlighted in the recent club survey. 127 miles only, re-fuelling on the A1 after 73 miles.

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13 Feb

i2i Motorcycle Academy

Following the presentation by Tom, we have been able to reserve a training date exclusively for NAM members. This will be the machine control MC1 course at Rufforth Airfield, York on March 25th 2018.

A maximum of 10 places will be allocated to the day. You will use your own Bike for the Course. Cost for the day is £100 pounds per person.

Those who are interested should provide the following information:

  • name
  • email address
  • phone number
  • emergencey contact name and contact number

Details should be sent to John McCormick:

John will arrange the booking and pass your details to i2i for them to arrange payment.

This is the only date available to us as a group. As the courses book up quickly, please let John know in the next two weeks if you wish to take part.

If the date shown is not suitable for you, you may contact i2i directly an alternative booking:

  • Phone: 01430 330170
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13 Feb

Fort William Trip - Balance Due

For those members going to Fort William in May, final balances are now due as follows:

  • single room @ £109 per room
  • double or twin Room @ £188-00 per room

Payments to Colin Irvine (Treasurer) by BACS OR cheque before 31st March 2018. Should you wish to pay by cash, Colin will only be available to receive cash payment at the March club night; this is your only opportunity to pay by cash!

Cheques should be made payable to Northumbria Advanced Motorcyclists and given to Colin. Please add your name as a reference.

Bank tranfers should be sent to the events account:

  • Sort code: 20-58-17
  • Account number: 93220117

Please add your name as a reference.

If you have any queries about the trip, please contact John McCormick either at a meeting by email.

Remember, we're going to the Caledonian Hotel on the second May Bank Holiday 25th to 27th May 2018.

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25 Jan

Triumph Factory Trip

Full payment will be required at our members meeting 9th Jan2018.

Trip date Thursday 8th March full cost is £40 per person. There are still 3 Places left. Contact David Murphy for more details.