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The cover picture was taken by Mike Roberts at one of Krazy Horse's evening events. Mike Roberts also did the digital editing. Please send in Pictures for our 2021 magazines

Pictures sent in by David Wood, chip and coffee ride outs Pages 7 ~ 29

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your Committee No Calls After 21:00 Please Officers Chairman Vice Chairman Secretary Treasurer

Martin Drury Dean Harris Eric Aldridge Bryan Duncan

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Committee Members Chief Observer Paul Ballard Membership Secretary Dave Franklin Caring SAM Brian Ellis Charity Co-ordinator Brian Ellis Events Rob Baker Publicity Co-ordinator Glyn Hill Publicity Dean Harris Publicity Trevor Read Associate Co-ordinator Geoff Scott Continuous Training Coordinator Geoff Scott Social Ride Coordinator Richard Ockelton Webmaster Mike Roberts Communications Les Smith Magazine Editor Felix Oliver

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Committee Support Members Buddy Co-ordinator Vicky Smith

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National Observers Mike Roberts 01473 718915 Kevin Brendish 07854 494041 Geoff Scott 07983 939998 Paul Newman 01473 620450 Paul Ballard 07850 715063

Richard Ockelton Matthew Barker André Castle Derek Barker Tony Chyc

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Local Observers Steve Gocher Dean Harris Phil Sayer Terry Fellowes Ian Bishop Steve Bingham Dave Franklin David Rudland

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John Rudland Rob Baker Glyn Hill Graham Parker Nick Braley Andrew Robotham Karl Grimwade Ian Leedham

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I.A.M. Examiner Ian Maxwell

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Neale McConnell

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Contents Chip, Butty, and coffee Committee Chairman’s Chat New Associates IAM Test passes Copdock Fun Run Chip, Butty, and coffee Committee Nominations SAM Theory Evening Ride Leaders Sam Accounts Rusty Rider Refresher Run Editorial Advertise Here SAM Events for your Diary Members Information Chip, Butty, and coffee GTR Our New Venue

by David Wood by Martin Drury

by Kevin Bolt by David Wood by Paul Ballard by Richard Ockelton by Bryan Duncan by Richard Ockelton by Editor by Committee by Mike Roberts by David Wood

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next Issue Closing date for copy – Monday after club night. Send via e-mail or on a USB memory stick (which will be returned) The Editor reserves the right to edit, amend or omit as he feels fit.

WEBSITE ADDRESS http://www.suffolk-advanced-motorcyclists.com SAM is a registered Charity ~ No. 1067800 All Official Correspondence to:

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Chairman’s Chat Hello all and welcome to the June edition of the SAM Observer magazine. As I sit down to write this on Spring Bank Holiday Monday, we have just had visitors to stay over the weekend and been down the pub for a few beers and a good meal for the first time this year. And at this moment the sun is shining and I can hear the familiar burble, buzz and whine of the various motorbikes in the distance, and all seems right with the world. That is until I turn on the telly to find that pandemic panic has reared its ugly head again. Luckily it’s not in my remit to comment on how worried or not we should be, but at a practical level for our club I’m just hoping our AGM and club night will be able to go ahead as planned on July 21st . Now, you may remember that last month I gave a tip on how not to bump start your bike if you have a flat battery. Well this month I’ve got another good tip – in fact two good tips, based on other past and recent mistakes. Tip one: If you haven’t already got a puncture repair kit and a small air compressor, then GET BOTH. Tip two: If you already have the afore mentioned items, then TAKE THEM WITH YOU when you go out on your bike. I was on an evening chip run with some SAM members a few weeks ago when, on my return about 15 miles from home, I felt my bike wasn’t handling quite right. It had just started raining and the road was a bit greasy so I initially put it down to that. However the bike became less and less stable and the steering was getting heavy so I found a convenient pull-in and stopped to check, and yes as sure as eggs are eggs I had a punctured tyre. That’s when I remembered that my emergency kit was locked under the seat of my other bike in the garage – stupid boy! Luckily I was able to phone my wife and direct her to another battery compressor in my car and then direct her to where I was. I just managed to get home with two ‘pump up’ stops but it was slow going. The SAM Observer June 2021

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The next day I repaired the puncture using a Dynaplug kit I bought from The Adventure Bike Shop (one of our magazine advertisers) about three years previously after a similar episode when I had to wait half the night for an RAC recovery truck. It was a simple repair and it worked a treat. I won’t get into the ‘rights and wrongs’ of puncture repairs in general or of riding any great distance on a plugged tyre, but I did note that the Technical Union for the Automobile, Motorcycle and Cycle Industries has certified the Dynaplug repair system for permanent repairs for punctures up to 16d nail size in the tread zone! – So, I guess you pays your money and you makes your choice! Well, I’m hoping I don’t have any more mistake based tips for you next month, so until then, Cheers! and happy and safe riding Cheers

Martin

New Associate Members A warm welcome is extended to our most recent Associate members:

David Satterly Steve Page If anyone else has joined us and not had a mention yet, let the Editor know and he will put your name in the next Issue

IAM Test Passes Congratulations to the members who have passed their Advanced test this month.

Joe Bishop Andrew Knappett Jonathon Marriott, with a F1rst.

his Observer was his Observer was his Observer was

Terry Fellows Paul Newman Geoff Scott

When you pass your advanced test please let Paul Ballard or Geoff Scott know.

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Copdock Classic Motorcycle Club Fun Run 27th June 2021 Just heard from Kevin Bolt that there is a fun run for CCMC on Sunday 27th June 2021. It is still being planned but they have requested our help with marshals as usual. No actual details yet but I guess we will meet at say 9.30am at The Copdock Great Western Hotel. I think we will need 20 volunteers. There is no route yet. No destination. I will act as coordinator for the event but need some help.

Eric Aldridge

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SAM Committee Nominations AGM 21st July 2021. Would you like to help your club out ? Can you spare a few hours a month ? And make a huge difference on what happens within the club. Like all well-oiled machines it needs cogs. Become a cog and join the committee. Now is your chance. Fill in the form and send it to the secretary via post or email. Nominations have to be given in one month before the AGM. For more information and to download a nomination form visit http://www.suffolk-advanced-motorcyclists.com/nom This Nomination Paper must be returned to the group Secretary at least one month before the election by Tuesday 21st July 2021

SAM Committee Nominations 2021 I nominate .................................................................................. For the post of .................................................... Proposed by: Name ............................................... Signed ............................... Date ………… Seconded by: Name .............................................. Signed ............................... Date ………… Nominee’s signature ............................................. Date …………

Please copy, scan or download this from the website. Saves ripping it out of the magazine.

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SAM Theory Evenings Watch out for updates as the club is holding Zoom meetings, further details as they become available As most of you know, on the 3rd Thursday evening every month, SAM holds its monthly Theory Evening. Based on an ever revolving subject list of important rider skills these nights are an informal evening of facts and lively banter all aimed at improving your ride based on the information in the Advanced Rider Course Logbook. Each session covers one of the four main topic areas; Overtaking Cornering

Planning & Positioning Gears & Acceleration

Mainly aimed at Associates going through the course, these evenings are also a good way for full members to brush up on their theory and add their experiences and questions to the session. The great benefit of attending these sessions in the classroom means it saves time on the road, covering theory and has the added advantage of an opportunity to discuss any issues you may have generally on your Advanced Rider Course.

Paul Ballard The SAM Observer June 2021

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Ride Leaders

Ride Leader Richard Ockelton Ride Leaders Eric Aldridge Ken Beckinsale Kevin Bolt Chris Bond Martin Drury Brian Ellis Vini Evans Dave Frankin Karl Grimwade Glyn Hill Alex Jones Trevor Read Mike Roberts Fred Sparrow Adrian Tadman David Wood Please check the SAM Calendar and SAM Forum on-line for last minute changes/cancellations. On the Forum you will also find the routes as text, route cards, and on Google Maps / Streetview, along with a photo of the destination, so you can familiarise yourself with the route before the day.

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SUFFOLK ADVANCED MOTORCYCLISTS Registered Charity no. 1067800 Trustee’s Annual report for year ending 31st December 2020 Name:

Suffolk Advanced Motorcyclists (SAM)

Registered No.:

1067800

Main Address:

Nutwood Lodge, Woolpit, IP30 9RP

Committee members: The Group Committee shall constitute The Trustees of the Charity. Committee members are elected by the members of the group at an Annual General Meeting. At 31st December 2020 the officers of the committee were:M. Drury E. Aldridge

Chairman Secretary

D. Harris B. Duncan

Vice-Chairman Treasurer

Bankers: Barclays, New Market Place, Beccles, NR34 9HD Aims and Objectives The aim of the charity is to promote the improvement of riding standards and help new members pass the IAM advanced test. SAM promotes the club at SafeRider events and hosts publicity stands at local shows, etc. It is affiliated with the Institute of Advanced Motorists and its members must also be members of the IAM. Main achievements during the year Our training and social activities were seriously curtailed due to the Covid19 restrictions, however we still managed to get 33 Associates through their test including 5 “First’s” and 3 “Young Riders”. We have 3 “Young Riders currently in the scheme and we will continue this initiative for 2021. As well as training for Associates and Observers which cost £430, we also purchased additional “Blue-Tooth” receivers for £284 to update our equipment. Our Publicity Team were unable to attend any shows in 2020, however we still invested £1,640 in equipment, etc., for use at future events. Due to our enforced inactivity, our expenditure was greatly reduced, as was our income. We received no revenue from Copdock or Group Nights. Thankfully, courtesy of the money we receive through Gift Aid, SAM still finished 2020 with a positive balance in the accounts. The SAM Observer June 2021

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SUFFOLK ADVANCED MOTORCYCLISTS Registered Charity no. 1067800 Examiners report on accounts for year ending 31st December 2020 I report on the accounts of the Trust for the year ending 31st December 2020 Respective responsibilities of trustees and examiner The charity’s trustees are responsible for the preparation of the accounts. The charity’s trustees consider that an audit is not required for this year (under section 144(2) of the Charities Act 2011) and that an independent examination is needed. It is my responsibility to: (i) Examine the accounts under section 145 of the 2011 Act (ii) To follow the procedures laid down in the general Directions given by the Charity Commission under section 145(5)b of the 2011 Act (iii) To state whether particular matters have come to my attention. Basis of examiner’s statement My examination was carried out in accordance with the general Directives given by the Charity Commission. An examination includes a review of the accounting records kept by the charity and a comparison of the accounts presented with those records. It also includes consideration of any unusual items or disclosures in the accounts, seeking explanations from the trustees concerning any such matters. The procedures undertaken do not provide all the evidence that would be required in an audit and consequently no opinion is given as to whether the accounts present a “true and fair view” and the report is limited to those matters set out in the statement below. Independent examiners qualified statement In connection with my examination, all matters arising were resolved satisfactorily. I therefore have no reasonable cause to believe that in any material respect, the requirements to keep accounting records in accordance with section 130 of the 2011Act; and to prepare accounts which accord with the accounting records and to comply with the accounting requirements of the 2011 Act, have not been met. Mary Lal-Sagar 3 Davey Lane Charsfield IP13 7QG

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INCOME AND EXPENDITURE ACCOUNT FOR THE YEAR ENDING 31st DECEMBER 2020

Income

2020

2019

6039 1282 44 95 656 0 45 8,162

6878 1210 138 670 750 0 78 9,724

3154 156 430 642 254 1640 407

4630 0 460 1429 723 1379 109

6,683

8,730

1,479

994

Notes Subscription Gift Aid Donations Income from Social Events Advertising Income Promotional Income Sundry Income

1

Expenditure Group Administration 3 4 Insurance (2019 prepaid in 2018) Ride Leaders & Observers expenses Training manuals & books Social Events Promotion 2 Reimbursed IAM fee – “Young Riders”

Excess of Income over Expenditure

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STATEMENT OF ASSETS AND LIABILITIES AS AT 31st DECEMBER 2020

Cash Assets Bank Account Outstanding cheques, etc. Net Assets

4

Represented by: Balance at 1st January 2019 Excess of income over expenditure

2020

2019

23,414 0 23,414

21,935 0 21,935

21,935 1,479 23,414

20,941 994 21,935

Notes to the Accounts Basis of accounts: These accounts have been prepared on a “receipts and payments basis” and in accordance with S42 (3) Charities Act 1993. 1. Promotion Income: Promotional income is specifically awarded to SAM to promote the objectives of the group. Due to the Covid19 virus causing the cancellation of the Copdock Show, no promotional income was received in 2020. At 31st December the amount added to the fund was, therefore, zero and the money came from club reserves. 2. Promotional expenditure: £ 0.0 (1,640) -1,640

Promotional Income Promotional Expenses

3. Group administration costs: Room hire Monthly magazine costs Postage & Stationery Professional fees Sundries

2020 £ 478 2,457 48 80 91 3,154

2021 £ 1,361 2,566 375 80 248 4,630

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Have a fun ride-out and sharpen up your roadcraft skills at the same time on our

RUSTY RIDER REFRESHER RUN

Saturday July 10th - meet 09:30 for a 10:00 start (Location to be confirmed)

The format will be individual groups made up of up to 4 riders plus a Ride Leader and an Observer. Each group will ride a round trip route of between 50 and 80 miles with discussion stops along the way and a refreshment stop at a café. This is not intended to be a critical review of your riding but instead just some friendly pointers (if needed) to make your ride safer and/or more enjoyable now we are all back on the road again. To book your place please check your inbox for the email flyer from SAM containing full joining instructions. Open to SAM full Members and Associates

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Editorial Here we are on the brink of being let out….And… just round the corner is Miss Delta Covid. Trouble is ?? What would you do if you were PM? Lock down or say get on with it …whatever he does it’s not going to suit everybody. Personally I’ve been out and about every day with work and looking after parents, now I’m double jabbed and glowing slightly, I’m now invincible.  As for the bike… erm work has got in the way, its sitting in the garage, next doors cat has decided that it’s a lovely place to spend the night and left lots of footprints all over it. Well that’s me, working at the boatyard in Southwold, which is great fun, only I have to leave crack of sparrows and late at night. A few more write up and trips would be nice as the magazine is a bit thin again, a few years ago we, the club, won best newsletter in IAM’s, I’m throwing the gantlet down to see if we can’t get that title back again. So get scribbling, or typing now. Safe Riding

Felix...

Editor

Bowman’s Barn, Back Street, Gislingham, Suffolk. IP23 8JH. Tel: 07712649860 editor@suffolk-advanced-motorcyclists.com Thank you To all the members who have contributed to this month’s magazine.  But….. what about the rest of you….  The SAM Observer June 2021

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Note from Editor Please check the SAM Calendar, Forum & Facebook page for further details and for any changes after going to press. Especially in winter months when the weather can be unpredictable

Disclaimer The articles published herein do not necessarily represent the views of the Institute of Advanced Motorists or the Suffolk Advanced Motorcyclist Group. They are the opinions of individual contributors and are published with a view that free expression promotes discussion and interests. Any comments please email the editor.

Closing date for copy Monday after club night If you’d like to help save the Group on the printing and postage costs of your monthly ‘hard copy’ of the ‘SAM Observer’ by opting to receive an email notification instead, then please give me your email details on Group Night or send me an email. I hope that you have been enjoying the reports that members who go on ride outs have written, and as you can see, it doesn’t have to be a wordy passage, so feel free to scribble a few words down, a few pictures and next month you will have another great magazine to read Don’t forget to take your cameras and a notebook to record your trip then you can write a nice article about it for your favourite magazine. I have a word template if anyone would like it, email me and I’ll send you a copy which has all the formatting re-set on it. Please remember that we use Times New Roman as the main font for the magazine at a size 16 so that when the printer converts the A4 pages down to A5 the font looks like a 12. I like pictures to be separate to your articles because I can make them bigger or small to fill the page

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Advertise in our magazine Annual Advertising Rates: Advertise on the SAM website for an additional £25. Contact Felix for more details 07712649860 editor@suffolk-advanced-motorcyclists.com £50 for ½ page

£75 for full page

Norfolk Advanced Motorcyclists 3rd Monday of the month, 19:30, at Dunston Hall, A140, Norwich, NR14 8PQ Chairman, Secretary,

Rob Chandler, Alex Mason,

01493 730409 01603 716735

SAM Events for your Diary

2021 Please see website and magazine for updates

June 2021 Saturday, 19th Safe Rider is a joint initiative between Suffolk and Norfolk Constabularies which aims to reduce motorcycle casualties. If you can help the Publicity Team on the Saturday of this event, please contact Glyn Hill on 07986-319163 Sunday, 20th M/C Dexterity & Control All events start at 09:00 SHARP and the venue will be the playground of Sidegate Primary School, 292 Sidegate Ln, Ipswich IP4, UK, Observers: Paul Ballard The SAM Observer June 2021

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Thursday 24th Observer Team Meeting 19:30~22:00, Kesgrave War Memorial Community Centre, Twelve Acre Approach, Kesgrave, Ipswich IP5 1JF, Meeting for all Observers to plan for the rest of the year coming. Contact: Paul Ballard Saturday 26th Ride Leader Classroom Training 09:30~12:00 Kesgrave War Memorial Community Centre, Twelve Acre Approach, Kesgrave, Ipswich IP5 1JF, Ride Leader Classroom Training session for those who are also Observers. Contact: Richard Ockelton Sunday, 27th Copdock Fun Run The first Copdock Classic Motorcycle Club Fun Run of 2021. If you can help as one of the static marshals marking the route, please contact SAM, Secretary Eric Aldridge

July 2021 Saturday, 3rd Safe Rider is a joint initiative between Suffolk and Norfolk Constabularies which aims to reduce motorcycle casualties. If you can help the Publicity Team on the Saturday of this event, please contact Glyn Hill on 07986-319163 Saturday 3rd Ride Leader Classroom Training 09:30~12:00 Kesgrave War Memorial Community Centre, Twelve Acre Approach, Kesgrave, Ipswich IP5 1JF, Ride Leader Classroom Training session for those who NOT are also Observers. Contact: Richard Ockelton Wednesday 7th SAM Committee meeting 19:30~22:00. Kesgrave War Memorial Community Centre, Twelve Acre Approach, Kesgrave, Ipswich IP5 1JF Saturday 10th Post Lockdown Rideout / Refresher Ride Out, 09:00~12:00 Full details in this edition of The SAM Observer magazine, page 21. Times to be confirmed. Saturday, 17th Safe Rider is a joint initiative between Suffolk and Norfolk Constabularies which aims to reduce motorcycle casualties. If you can help the Publicity Team on the Saturday of this event, please contact Glyn Hill on 07986-319163

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Wednesday 21st SAM AGM Group Night. Announcements at 19:30~22:00 followed Kesgrave War Memorial Community Centre, Twelve Acre Approach, Kesgrave, Ipswich IP5 1JF SAM Group Night and delayed AGM. Announcements at 19:30. Bar serving drinks, including teas and coffees. Sunday, 24th M/C Dexterity & Control All events start at 09:00 SHARP and the venue will be the playground of Sidegate Primary School, 292 Sidegate Ln, Ipswich IP4, UK, Observers: Paul Ballard

August 2021 Wednesday 4th SAM Committee meeting 19:30~22:00. Kesgrave War Memorial Community Centre, Twelve Acre Approach, Kesgrave, Ipswich IP5 1JF SAM Group Night. Announcements at 19:30~22:00 Wednesday 18th followed Kesgrave War Memorial Community Centre, Twelve Acre Approach, Kesgrave, Ipswich IP5 1JF SAM Group Night. Announcements at 19:30. Bar serving drinks, including teas and coffees. Thursday 19th Theory Evening Kesgrave War Memorial Community Centre, Twelve Acre Approach, Kesgrave, Ipswich IP5 1JF Come along and learn more about Roadcraft. Topic: Overtaking Contact: Paul Ballard. Meet in The Board Room Saturday, 21st Safe Rider is a joint initiative between Suffolk and Norfolk Constabularies which aims to reduce motorcycle casualties. If you can help the Publicity Team on the Saturday of this event, please contact Glyn Hill on 07986-319163 M/C Dexterity & Control All events start at 09:00 Sunday, 22nd SHARP and the venue will be the playground of Sidegate Primary School, 292 Sidegate Ln, Ipswich IP4, UK, Observers: Paul Ballard Saturday, 28th Safe Rider is a joint initiative between Suffolk and Norfolk Constabularies which aims to reduce motorcycle casualties. If you can help the Publicity Team on the Saturday of this event, please contact Glyn Hill on 07986-319163

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September 2021 Wednesday 1st SAM Committee meeting 19:30~22:00. Kesgrave War Memorial Community Centre, Twelve Acre Approach, Kesgrave, Ipswich IP5 1JF SAM Group Night. Announcements at 19:30~22:00 Wednesday 15th followed Kesgrave War Memorial Community Centre, Twelve Acre Approach, Kesgrave, Ipswich IP5 1JF SAM Group Night. Announcements at 19:30. Bar serving drinks, including teas and coffees. Thursday 16th Theory Evening Kesgrave War Memorial Community Centre, Twelve Acre Approach, Kesgrave, Ipswich IP5 1JF Come along and learn more about Roadcraft. Topic: Overtaking Contact: Paul Ballard. Meet in The Board Room Safe Rider is a joint initiative between Suffolk and Saturday, 18th Norfolk Constabularies which aims to reduce motorcycle casualties. If you can help the Publicity Team on the Saturday of this event, please contact Glyn Hill on 07986-319163 Saturday 18th Copdock show marking the parking area SAM needs volunteers to help marking the motorcycle parking a day before the show. Contact Eric Aldridge Sunday 19th East Anglian Copdock Bike Show. We will be asking for SAM members to help run the motorcycle parking on the day nearer the event. If you would like to help please contact the SAM Committee. Saturday, 25th Safe Rider is a joint initiative between Suffolk and Norfolk Constabularies which aims to reduce motorcycle casualties. If you can help the Publicity Team on the Saturday of this event, please contact Glyn Hill on 07986-319163 Sunday, 25th M/C Dexterity & Control All events start at 09:00 SHARP and the venue will be the playground of Sidegate Primary School, 292 Sidegate Ln, Ipswich IP4, UK, Observers: Paul Ballard

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MEMBER INFORMATION A lot of useful information about SAM and its activities is available on our website. Below are some key links members will find useful. CONTACTS Contact details of SAM’s Committee & Observers, complete with photographs so you can recognise everyone. http://www.suffolk-advanced-motorcyclists.com/com http://www.suffolk-advanced-motorcyclists.com/obs CALENDAR Our online calendar with relevant links which can also be linked to your smartphone. Contact: Mike Roberts http://www.suffolk-advanced-motorcyclists.com/cal OBSERVER ASSOCIATE CHARTER What is expected of the Observer and Associate while preparing for the IAM motorcycle test. Contact: Derek Baker http://www.suffolk-advanced-motorcyclists.com/chart CARING SAM Our customer service & complaints procedures. Contact: Brian Ellis http://www.suffolk-advanced-motorcyclists.com/care DISCOUNT SCHEME Proof of identity will be required to be shown. (e.g. Current IAM/SAM membership cards). Save your membership fee, and more, by using these retailers who give a discount to SAM members. Contact: Dean Harris http://www.suffolk-advanced-motorcyclists.com/disc ADVERTS Got something to sell? Want to see what other members are selling? See our online adverts section. Contact: Mike Roberts http://www.suffolk-advanced-motorcyclists.com/ads SHOPS T-shirts, sweatshirts, fleeces, hats, and more are available from SAM’s two online shops. Contact: Mike Roberts http://www.suffolk-advanced-motorcyclists.com/shop FORUM All the latest news and discussion on all things SAM and motorcycle related. Have a read, and then register to join in. Contact: Mike Roberts http://www.suffolk-advanced-motorcyclists.com/forum The SAM Observer June 2021

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Social Rides Please note that it is you, the rider, who is deemed to be in control of the vehicle at all times during an Observed Run and during all other Group activities and that the Committee of Suffolk Advanced Motorcyclists cannot and do not accept any liability whatsoever for any injury to person or damage to vehicle occurring in the course of any rally or other event organised by the Group. Any member attending such an event does so entirely at his or her own risk and must maintain their own insurance to cover any said injury to person or damage to vehicle and must be riding a road legal vehicle, having valid road tax, insurance and MOT certificate (if applicable). Participants on S.A.M social rides are advised of the Events Committee’s guidelines as follows: You will be expected to provide a suitable means of carrying a map of the route If possible, have breakdown cover for your machine. Be responsible for your own safety Rides will commence promptly at the published departure time. Have a FULL tank of fuel No more than 5 in a group. Please watch our light hearted video with a serious message explaining all of the above. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KRMd-dQHzWg

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