Our meetings are held on the 3rd Sunday of the month
WHERE POSSIBLE PLEASE RIDE IN A STAGGERED FORMATION. THIS GIVES RIDERS A BETTER VIEW OF THE ROAD AND THE GROUP WILL TAKE UP LESS ROOM ON THE ROAD When riding as a group keep close together, when stopping - side by side please, move off together in pairs always leave room for another bike next to yours. Roundabouts, group-up in pairs, go round in pairs. This will reduce the chance of a rider having to take risks to keep up, or the group getting split up, always, if you stop, make sure there is room on the right of your bike for another bike and rider.

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FEBRUARY 2017
Box Hill MAY
SUSSEX
JULY 2017
AUGUST 2017
SEPT 2017
LAYCOCK
NEW YEAR 2010
No Run 2011 Bad Weather
APRIL 2017
STONEHENGE
EASTBOURNE

THE LAY-OFF SYSTEM FOR GROUP RIDING.
WE USE THIS SYSTEM
THE LEAD BIKE WILL INDICATE A POSITION FOR THE BIKE BEHIND TO PULL OVER AS A DIRECTION MARKER FOR THE GROUP.
This is normally done by pointing to an area on the road where the Marker Bike is to stop. This bike acts as a direction marker for the rest of the group USING HAND SIGNALS ONLY, turn off indicators. ALL THE GROUP PASS THE DIRECTION MARKER BIKE, WHEN THE TAIL-END BIKE ARRIVES THE MARKER BIKE PULLS AWAY IN FRONT OF THE TAIL-END BIKE AND FOLLOWS THE GROUP TO THE NEXT DIRECTION MARKER BIKE. This system works even if the group is broken-up in traffic, as the marker bike
MUST always remain in place until the TAIL END BIKE arrives.
THE LEAD BIKE AND TAIL END BIKE WILL HAVE YELLOW REFLECTIVE OVER JACKETS

THE
LAY-OFF
SYSTEM

NOVEMBER 2017
OCT 2017

Waste
of a
Gold Wing

MAY 2017

Next Run 18th Feb 2017
Old Smithy Cafe GODSHILL

Meet at Godshill, main car park 2.30pm,
(please park carefully as coaches are arriving and departing regulary).
Next Run Sunday Jan 21st- back to the Old Smithy Café at Godshill. Turn left out of car park - Whitley Bank TR towards Ventnor, TR and the Chip Shop and next right to Whitwell - Left at the church to Nition - TJ turn right to Rookley - TJ turn left to Blackwater TJ turn right towards Arreton - take the Left turn to the Traffic Light at the Hare and Hounds - TR across the Downs - TR across Brading Down - Yarbridge Traffic Light TR towards Lake - Lake Traffic Lights TR to Apse Heath - MRabt turn left to Whitely bank and TR back to Godshill

Sun 19th Run to Chale Green Café
12 bikes were on this run, the weather was cold but not freezing, the natural
colours of the vegetation across the Island are hanging on to the golds of autumn,
despite the strong winds of late. The run was the usual mixture of larger and
smaller roads which take in even at this time of year especially over
Mottistone Down.
The layoff worked well and we all enjoyed the warmth of the café,
I saw cakes & toasted tea cakes being consumed.
Thanks to Paul Turner tail-end-charlie


(Just a note, whenever you are the laid off person make sure you stop where you can be seen)

(Quick Note: please do not use indicators when in the lay off position, if you are stopped with your right hand indicator going it will confuse other road users when approaching your position, please use your arms to indicate to others in the group which way to go).

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