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 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 2016
OCT 2017

Waste
of a
Gold Wing

MAY 2017

Next Run Nov 19th
Chale Cafe CHALE GREEN

Meet at Godshill, main car park 2.30pm,
(please park carefully as coaches are arriving and departing regulary).
Next Run Sunday 19th Nov to Chale Green Café. Turn Right out of car park - Rookley take the Gatcombe turn to the Left - TJ - TR towards Carisbrooke MRabt turn left up Carisbrooke Hill MRabt straight on towards Calbourne XRds, turn left over Mottistone Down to Brighstone - TJ - TL and on to Shorwell - ant the MRabt - TR towards Chale Green - TJ - TR on to the Green and the Café

Sunday 15th Oct Run to Gossips Café in Yarmouth, only a few turned up this month for quite a nice extended run to Yarmouth. Just before we left a Vintage Van turned up in the car park (pictured) which, when compare with another 2 vehicles we encountered (also pictured), shows just how vehicles have changed. They were the largest tractors and trailer units I have ever seen. Of all places they were in Broad Lane which can be found on the right about half a mile past Chessell Pottery on the middle road. The lane links the middle road and Forest Road through Wellow, the lane is very narrow in spite of its name and is where we met the Tractors, we bike had to be paddled past them with inches to spare. The lane is normally little use and has views across the Solent over Yarmouth, today it was misty and the view was partially hidden. The weather was warm today and there was plenty of space inside and out. Nice to see a new member, and, to chat to a couple of members just back from their USA adventure riding Harley Davidson's. Thanks to Michel 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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