As the penultimate day of February brought unseasonally warm weather and prepared to pass on to March and Spring, RoSPA Advanced Drivers & Riders East Yorkshire (E-YARD) celebrated! The morning saw Paul Morton, tutored by Rosie and Mark Kelk take his Advanced Motorcycle test and converting from associate to member! The afternoon saw Charlie Lazenby, tutored by Dave Pattenden, do likewise as he passed his Advanced Car test Congratulations to both Paul and Charlie!
An astonishing turnout for the February meeting at the Beverley Golf Club, with 28 members, associates and guests attended. John Wright delivered a presentation on the history and workings of the internal combustion engine, which included some giggling from the back row when "Suck-Squeeze-Bang-Blow" was chanted at the request of John! With such a great turnout, the committee and club officers were able to speak to and liaise with, new members, and guests, A good night which s
RoSPA Advanced Drivers and Riders East Yorkshire (E-YARD) bike section enjoyed an impromptu social ride out due to un-seasonally fine weather. With the mercury pushing 13.5 degrees Rosie led Andy B and Chris H along some fantastic back roads of East and North Yorkshire from Seaways to Thirsk and back. Completing about 150 miles the cobwebs were well and truly blown away. This day out really summed up what this group is about - enjoying advanced riding in the company of good f
Sunday 17 February saw RoSPA Advanced Drivers and Riders East Yorkshire's, Advanced Driver Team lead andAdvanced Group Tutor, Dave Pattenden running one of the groups popular Driver Progressive Development Courses. With two candidates, Dave met at Beverley for pre drive briefing with Andy Trevor and Charlie Lazenby. (Dave & Charlie pic) Andy Trevor has previously run the courses, but went along for an assessment as a candidate due to his upcoming tri-annual re-test. (Dave giv
RoSPA Advanced Drivers and Rider East Yorkshire again featured in the RoSPA publication, "Care on the Road" The groups Advanced Motorcycle Tutor, Rosie (Denise Rose) told her story with a few supplementary pictures of her in action! Rosie charted her riding career, particularly the introduction to Advanced riding to her current position. The article is truly inspiring for anyone looking at becoming involved in the world of advanced riding and should be included in every train
A quiet start to the month as everyone recovered from the excesses of Christmas! Mid month saw Hoody, Paul M and new member Bob Stephenson take a bitterly cold ride out over the Wolds! The cold didn't stifle the smiles though! Wednesday 23 was a busy day, with a morning meeting of the -YARD Training Hub Julian T - Training Officer, Rosie - Advanced Motorcycle Tutor/Membership Secretary, Dave P - Advanced Car Tutor and Hoody - Tutor Trainer/Group Secretary. Roles within the Tr