Suffolk Constabulary BikeSafe Suffolk Constabulary runs a series of â€˜Bike Safe' motorcycle workshops aimed at all riders who want to improve their skills and ability to become better and safer riders. The courses are run within the spirit of Bike Safe a nationally recognised police run biking initiative, where education is the key not enforcement, in a conflict free environment. Following the success of courses held last year, Suffolk Constabulary will be running the two-day course on the following dates in 2011: The dates for the BikeSafe events for 2011 are Saturdays on:March 18th and 19th April 8th and 9th May 27th and 28th June 10th and 11th July 15th and 16th August 19th and 20th September 23rd and 24th The two-day course covers: Friday evening: Classroom sessions on the system of road craft with particular attention given to positioning and cornering. Saturday morning: An escorted ride out session with a Class 1 Police Motorcyclist. A 3:1 ratio ensures an accurate and personalised assessment of your riding performance will be provided at the end of the session. Light lunch provided. Saturday afternoon: Informative classroom sessions with external guest speakers on motorcycle related issues and first aid. Bike Safe is suitable for all riders regardless of their biking experience. The course is aimed at those wishing to add to the skills they have already acquired and improve their level of riding and general road craft. Help is required to run the courses and to promote SAM. If you would like to help on the Saturday of any of the above dates, then please contact either:
Nigel Chittock (01473 737356) or Bill Dunham (01473 659449) The SAM Observer February 2011
The February 2011 edition of "The SAM Observer"