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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All road signs must be observed as must all speed limits. Maximum consideration must be shown to all road users.

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FEBRUARY 2019
Box Hill MAY
SUSSEX
JULY 2019
AUGUST 2018
SEPT 2018
LAYCOCK
NEW YEAR 2010
No Run 2011 Bad Weather
APRIL 2019
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 2018
OCT 2018

Waste
of a
Gold Wing

MAY 2019

Next Run Sunday 18th August
Smugglers Haven - VENTNOR

Meet at Godshill, main car park 2.30pm,
(please park carefully as coaches are arriving and departing regulary).

Sunday 18th August - Run to, TL out of car park - to Whitely Bank CRrds turn right to Ventnor - TR at chip shop and next right towards Whitwell - TL at the church to Niton - TJ - TR and at the next CRds - TL towards Chale Green - TR opp the Stores and take the next Left towards Shorwell - MRabt turn Left to Brighstone - at the Church TL to the Military Road and TL and on to Niton - TJ - straight over to Whitwell - TJ - TR to Ventnor - TJ - TL and on to TJ - TR and on towards Shanklin watch for the Haven (on your right) USE THE PUBLIC CAR PARK JUST PAST THE HAVEN, NOT!!! THE CAFÉ CAR PARK as you leave Ventnor.

July 21st Run to Old Smithy Café- Godshill
A very warm July day, around 18 bikes joined the run which was going to Chale Green Stores Café which was going to be open again, it wasn't, so we went to Godshill, Wendy joined us today her first ride since she broke her leg on a mountain bike accident last November. Thanks to tale-end-charlie Michel.

p.s. My BMW which had a smoking problem last month needs a new engine AGAIN, quite why I don't know and nor does anyone else. BMW are covering the cost, 3 engines in 32,000 miles, there is a problem, but it's quite rare.

(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).

useful link - Blind Spot Mirrors

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