Motorcycle Stories and Articles

Tales of motorcyle adventures, helpful advice and tips written by members of Northumbria Advanced Motorcyclists and guest writers.

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Northumbria Advanced Motorcyclists 2002-2022: A Short History

As our club celebrates its twentieth anniversary of providing motorcycle training in the Northeast, members may be interested to look back on some of the main events and happenings as we continue to be active in motorcycling circles this coming season and beyond.

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David Henderson -2020

Read our tribute to former group chairman David Henderson.

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A Guide to Understanding Your IAM and NAM Subscriptions and the Difference Between Them

The IAM renewal process can cause confusion and difficulties for members of NAM both long-standing and new. Our Membership Secretary explains it here.

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Tips for Touring Spain by Motorcycle

Thinking about that Spanish motorcycle road-trip? Read these tips to ensure a stress-free adventure.

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Motorcycle touring in Europe – Preparation and Packing Tips

Motorcycling on the continent is not as daunting as you might think. There’s plenty of advice and checklists on the internet to help ensure that you have a stress-free holiday in Europe. To help those new to touring in particular, however, I’ve put together a few personal tips that my wife and I have picked up in seventy thousand plus miles of motorcycling over the last seventeen years.

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How Easyfundraising Could Keep More Motorcyclists Safe

Without the generosity of club members and money raised during social events and auctions, Northumbria Advanced Motorcyclists would not be able to continue its charitable aim to promote road safety across the North East. EasyFundrasing is, potentially, a means of raising additional funds as club members shop online.

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From Born Again Biker to Observer

Rewind to July 2012. I was awaiting nervously for the delivery of a newly purchased 650cc Kawasaki Versys from a well known bike dealer in Newcastle. My first bike in over 20 years! Yes, a born again biker! I was nervously excited. Could I actually ride again? Would I be safe? Would I make a fool of myself?

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