There is usually both a half-day and a full-day ride ride every Saturday morning. These rides promote a feeling of progression for Associates after receiving their test pass and help all members keep their skills up to date.
All of our rides follow the group riding guidance from IAM (click the link) which is worth a look before you complete the pre-ride admin.
Have a look at the calendar on the Ride Registrations page to see where the planned rides are going to and to put your name down.
However, before new members can go on one of the organised rides, there is a bit of admin to do first.
You'll need to do the following:
Once you've done both of these things, please use the following form to record that you understood and agree to both.
There'll be a briefing just before setting off where the leader will outline the route, the intermediate stop and the final destination. They'll also introduce the back marker.
We keep together using the ‘Drop Off’ system, a short explanation of which is as follows:
We in Team 5 are really keen that we maintain the right level of skills today as we had when we first passed our test. To do this we have a system of "check rides" that each member undertakes every two years. This is really straightforward
and the list of things that you're checked against is found here. Don't worry about organising this - you'll be contacted at the right