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Yorkshire Advanced Riders & Drivers

October - E-YARD Monthly meeting

October 02, 2017

Monthly meeting of E-YARD.

This month we are looking at Tyres as it's National Tyre Month.

All members are invited - guests are welcome, bring a friend!

Moving News!

September 10, 2017

The News Section has rarely been used on this site and as such will be discontinued.

Items of relevance will be exported to the 'E-YARD Blog' which is populated regularly with updates and 'News'

Other items will be archived.

The News section will be deleted in January 2018.

Lowest Cost Advanced Training in the Area

March 01, 2017

Did you know that YARD provide the lowest cost Advanced Rider and Driver training in the area?

Annual membership is only £10.00 and our initial joining fee, which includes a copy of Roadcraft, the Highway Code, Training Logbook and one to one training with a dedicated Tutor as well as initial assessment is only £20.00.

Other training bodies will charge twice this for the same service!

This makes us great value for money as we train you to become a safer Rider/Driver which will in turn help save money on riding/driving costs through better use of your vehicle to reduce running and servicing costs.

Becoming an advanced Rider/Driver helps reduce accidents and improve road safety, not just for the individual but for the benefit of all road users.

It will also improve your enjoyment of Riding/Driving by having more control and understanding of your vehicle and the highway.

Details of regular meetings are on the website, so just turn up and see what you think with no obligation.  We will arrange a free taster session to see if Advanced Riding/Driving and YARD are for you - what have you got to lose!

Contact us for more details - We're quite a social bunch too!

Training Day

February 22, 2017

Latest recruit to our Tutor team, Denise "Rosie" Rose, commenced her Tutor training today with a Hornsea to Seaways ride to confirm her riding standard.

Rosie also received initial input on tutoring techniques including some quizzing on Roadcraft and Highway Code!

A warm cuppa was welcome after the blustery ride, courtesy of Storm Doris visiting the area!

A Motor Cycle News (MCN) promotion

Paraphrasing the official blurb:-

It's a bit of fun to get you out riding your bike - no prizes, just the fun of riding 5000 miles this year!

Click on the links for more details - we can use our training rides and socials to get those miles under the belt!

YARD Launch!

February 08, 2017

East Riding of Yorkshire RoADAR is no more!

Welcome to the new RoSPA Advanced Rider and Driver group, rising from the old:

Y.A.R.D. - Yorkshire Advanced Riders & Drivers (East) (East Yorkshire RoADAR)

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Dave Hardwick - Bike - Advanced Tutor

Dave is a greatly experienced motorcyclist, and has been around both the advanced motorcycle and car scene for many years.

He also holds an LGV licence.

Originating from the north west where he was an IAM car member, he has been actively involved with both the local IAM and ABR group since moving to the East Riding in the 90's.

Dave holds a Gold level motorcycle qualification.


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Martin Bleasby - Bike Tutor

A lover of all things motorcycle, Martin enjoys road racing, does track days and has tutored for other local groups.

A great asset to the group. 

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Chair - John Wright

John is a keen motorcyclist who has been involved in numerous "Iron Butt" motorcycle endurance events.

He has ridden most of Europe over the years and rides in all weather, year round.

A biker for 39 years who currently rides a Moto Guzzi Norge touring machine which he has put 76000 miles on in five years!.

He does have an interest in four wheels too, and has been restoring a 1991 Volvo 960 for the past three years - the bike takes priority! 

He also has an ex military 13 tonne truck he converted into a motor-home with lockers for dirt bikes...petrol-head?

As Chair of E-YARD he is able to bring his enthusiasm to the group and will ride out as often as possible!

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