September started where August left off...Hot'n'Sunny! A glorious day blessed the September Breakfast Club ride out. Setting off from Beverley and heading to deepest Lincolnshire, E-YARD members were again joined by guests from the North Yorkshire group, Pippa Unwin and Malcolm L Lockyer. A decision was made by the committee to appoint a Vice Chair and Jo was selected for the role. As a Car Tutor Jo brings some more balance to the head of the committee with the Chair - John,
A change of monthly venue saw E-YARD meet for the first time at Beverley and East Yorkshire Golf Club. A good turn out with Michael Brandi delivering a talk on vehicle detailing, how to keep your vehicle looking factory fresh with correct cleaning regimes and products. The meeting celebrated the success of Mark and Andy achieving Group Tutor status, Rosie, Ian and Dave their Advanced Tutor status, Dave Knowles Gold pass and welcomed Pippa Unwin, Phil Ward and Charlie Lazenby
E-YARD's annual Tutor Training Weekend took place over the weekend of 14-17 September. The group met at Beverley for breakfast and briefing, and was made up of Alwyn Tolson, Dave Hardwick, Andy Trevor, Ivan Smy, Mark Kelk, Denise Rose and Chris Hood (not pictured). Rosie had been ill but still made it to the weekend. The rest if the team thought it would be a nice gesture to get her some potted flowers to make her feel better. The ideal gift when riding a motorcycle... The f
Another pass for E-YARD with our long time member Dave Knowles achieving, not only a pass, but a Gold. Dave took his test on Saturday 8 September in terrible wet conditions, Dave said he was really glad he'd dug out his waterproofs! Thanks go to Rosie for her training and getting another associate to the ultimate level. The hard work done by Dave though has really paid off. A brilliant result - Well Done Dave- a long way since the Bananaman Days!
The committee of E-YARD have got together and made a decision on behalf of members to appoint a member in then role of Vice Chair, to cover in the absence of other members of the committee. The creation of this post will help administratively as the group expands and will take some of the pressure off other committee members and ensure smooth running and decision making. Jo Bowers has taken this role, which will be reviewed and subject to election at the AGM along with all ot
Pete Gill has been a popular member of E-YARD (and it's previous incarnation ERY-RoADAR) for many years, helping and tutoring members and advising the committee with his wealth of experience and knowledge. Due to health issues Peter (now in his mid eighties) has had to step down from active duty. On Monday 3 September Peter was presented with a 'Certificate of Recognition' for his services to RoSPA Advanced Drivers & Riders - East Yorkshire, by Jo Bowers, one of his proteges
A lovely sunny day for the first Autumn ride-out. Ivan, Alwyn, Mark K, Chris H, with Jo B pillion from E-YARD were joined by Pippa Unwin and Malcolm Lockyer from ARNY joining our social side of riding. Leaving Beverley McDonalds full of coffee (very strong coffee, eh, Jo?) the gang head south over the Humber Bridge and picked up the brilliant roads of the Lincolnshire Wolds stopping at Willingham Woods for a cuppa. Refreshed the next destination was the Lincolnshire Aviation