Events 2019

Members Meeting

South East Asia Adventure. Mick and Jack will be presenting a talk based around their South East Asia Tour in 2018 through Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia.

Observer Review Day(Training)

Observers Review Day.

Karting

Confirm your place on the starting grid!

  • TBC
  • 19:00 Doors Open
  • April Goodwin

Members Meeting

Former Newcastle United goalkeeper Kevin Carr will recount his humorous football tales!

Ride-out Familiarisation(Training)

A light hearted session to develop and brush up those ride leader and back-marking skills. Fancy organising and leading your own ride? Is the drop-off system a mystery? Are you worried about how to plan a ride? Come along and find out! Experienced and new members welcome.

Members Meeting

Simon Parry will be talking about his Triumph Tiger adventure motorcycle ride to Bonneville Salt flats. The ride took him through the Mojave Desert, over high mountain passes, through spectacular canyons and along the original trails of the old Wild West. Tour highlights include: Riding the old Pony Express trail; a visit to Bonneville Salt Flats Speedway; riding through snow in the Rocky Mountains at over 10,000 feet; riding through Bryce Canyon, Red Canyon and The Valley of Fire; riding the spectacular Hogback trail and Burr trail; and visiting the childhood home of Butch Cassidy.

Senior Ride Out(Senior Ride)

Details to be confirmed.

Ten-Pin Bowling Night

Namco Funscape, Intu Metrocentre, Unit 244, Garden Walk, Gateshead. NE11 9XY

Associate Ride Out (Associate Ride)

Floors Castle, Kelso. Details to be confirmed.

Members Meeting

This meeting will be hosted by Coopers BMW. Richard Millington from BMW Motorrad Tours will be making a presentation based around touring in various places around the globe.

Ladies Ride Out (Ladies Ride)

Details to be confirmed.

Senior Ride Out (Senior Ride)

Ride up to Duns with a coffee stop at the Lavender Tea Rooms, Etal. Lunch at the Mayfield Garden Centre, Kelso and finishing at Otterburn Mill. Total distance approximately 180 miles. 

Observation, Anticipation and Planning(Training)

Training session for all members (2 hours).

Associate Ride Out (Associate Ride)

3 COUNTIES & A CHOCOLATE SHOP. Depart Seaton Burn 10am , Horton Grange , Ponteland , Throckley , onto A69 to Hexham . then through town centre . Left at Fox pub to Allendale (B6304) coffee stop at the Forge Allendale . Then past Allenheads , to St John's Chapel turning right to Langdon Beck (tricky little turning) left onto B6277 to Middleton Teesdale, turn right onto B6276 to Brough at Brough left A685 to Kirby Stephen (petrol stop Shell garage on left) follow A685 through Kirby Stephen to Tebay right at r/about to Orton (B6260) lunch at Chocolate Cafe Orton . Depart Orton onto B6261 to Shap . Turn right onto A6 through Shap to Penrith then onto A686 Alston (Petrol and comfort stop) A686 to Haydon Bridge , right onto A69 to Brockbushes garden centre . end of rideout (167 miles)

Ladies Ride Out (Ladies Ride)

Details to be confirmed.

Senior Ride Out (Senior Ride)

Dalby Forest.

Evening Ride and Social

Chip shop run, ending at West Denton Fire Station. Orders (fish and chips only) will be taken at the start of the run. Briefing at 6:45pm for a prompt start at 7pm.

NAM Open Day

Featuring Motogymkana UK, Ridewell Tees Valley, Blood Bikes, Biker Down and more.

Stirling Weekend

Bank Holiday weekend trip to Stirling (24th-27th May). Check-in from 2pm. Dinner 7pm.

Michael Sutherland is leading a group ride to Stirling. Anyone wishing to join him must be at Seaton Burn Services for 9.30am on Friday morning.

Associate Ride Out (Associate Ride)

Northumberland Coast and Country (revisited).

Ladies Ride Out (Ladies Ride)

Details to be confirmed.

Members Meeting

Details to be confirmed.

Bike Control Skills(Training)

An informal training session in a safe environment to help you develop and improve some vital bike handling skills. The session will include:

  • braking to a controlled stop
  • negotiating obstacles
  • executing tight turns from a standstill

One-to-one and small group tuition with members of the Observer Team. No tests, no hard question; lots of encouragement and support. Especially for Associates but all welcome.

The venue is outdoors and there are norefreshments or toilets!

Senior Ride Out (Senior Ride)

150 mile ride around Weardale with coffee at Stanhope and lunch at the Forge Café in Allendale.

Camping Weekend

Orcaber Caravan & Camping Site, Orcaber Lane, Austwick, LA28AE

Associate Ride Out (Associate Ride)

North Yorkshire, Thirsk, Masham and Richmond. Approximately 130 miles with 3 stops. Aiming to be back on Tyneside for 4pm.

This ride has been designed for Associate members and those who are new to riding in an organised group. The ride will be at a more relaxed pace with plenty of breaks. All Associates, new members, pillions and guest riders are welcome. Please be at Seaton Burn services fuelled up for 9.30am to be in time for the ride briefing and prompt departure of the first group at 10.00am. (Bring a drink and a sandwich for lunch at Thirsk)

Members Meeting

Details to be confirmed.

Bike Skills(Training)

Bike skills session open to all members (2 hours).

Ladies Ride Out (Ladies Ride)

Details to be confirmed.

Senior Ride Out (Senior Ride)

Details to be confirmed.

Associate Ride Out (Associate Ride)

Details to be confirmed.

Observers Session - Human Factors POSTPONED (Training)

This Observer training session will be rescheduled.

Ladies Ride Out (Ladies Ride)

Details to be confirmed.

Evening Ride and Social

Chilli and curry run! The owners of the Drift Inn at Cresswell have confirmed that we will again have exclusive use of the café for our evening club run. This has proved to be a sociable and enjoyable evening on the Northumberland coast. Please try and support the evening. Menus and price to follow. Restaurant quality food at café prices!

Bike Skills(Training)

Bike skills session open to all members (2 hours).

Senior Ride Out (Senior Ride)

St. Mary's Loch. Route details to be confirmed.

Jack Lormor Memorial Charity Ride (Associate Ride)

Details to be confirmed.

Ladies Ride Out (Ladies Ride)

Details to be confirmed.

Members Meeting

Details to be confirmed.

Senior Ride Out (Senior Ride)

Details to be confirmed.

Associate Ride Out (Associate Ride)

Details to be confirmed.

Members Meeting

Details to be confirmed.

Ladies Ride Out (Ladies Ride)

Details to be confirmed.

Senior Ride Out (Senior Ride)

Last ride out of the season. Details to be confirmed.

Imperial War Museum 1st - 2nd November

Trip to the Air Museum at Duxford on Saturday 2nd November 2019. Ten double-rooms have been booked at the Holiday Inn Express, Duxford, Cambridge for Friday 1st & Saturday 2nd November 2019.

17th Annual General Meeting

Ask questions, meet, greet and grill the committee then vote. One of the most important events in the NAM calendar.

Members Meeting

Christmas Raffle and Mince Pie Extravaganza.