Archive for Andy Smith

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Andy Smith is a former Police Motorcyclist with years of experience in motorcycle training at all levels. He offers training through 1stClassRider.co.uk, and ride outs through his newsletter blog right here. To contact Andy click here.

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Christmas Hospital Teddy Bear Run. Saturday 19th December

Meeting at 10am on Saturday the 19th of December.  (Not a Sunday this year). Umpteenth Christmas Hospital Teddy Bear Run. As a Traffic Cop we often found ourselves at the casualty department dealing with the aftermath of road crashes.  It was all the more distressing when these involved children.  Some years ago we set up […]

29Nov2015 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Star Gazing Ride Out. 30th June

A Star Gazing Ride Out.  Tuesday the 30th of June 8pm at Caerphilly Mountain Snack Bar. That’s 8PM, because we are going to look at some planets.  On June 30th Jupiter and Venus will come together in what is expected to be an awesome astronomical display. We will travel to Crai Reservoir in the Heart […]

21Jun2015 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Ride Out Saturday 13th June & Other Stuff.

I’ve missed a couple of Ride Outs but determined to get going again.  So, here we go! Saturday the 13th of June. Meeting at Caerphilly Mountain Snack Bar at 9.am for a 9.30 departure. Heading for ‘Staylittle’ and Llyn Clewedog.  This picture was taken on a previous ride out and it is a spectacular location. […]

3Jun2015 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Spring is Here….. but Not For Me!

Spring has Sprung… But so has my Spring. My rear shock absorber has sprung a leak and the new one hasn’t arrived yet. So the Ride Out planned for tomorrow won’t now go ahead and will have to be rescheduled. I do apologise for this. I will be trying to sort out a replacement bike […]

14Mar2015 | | 1 comment | Continued
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Classic Bike Show Shepton Mallet. Sunday 8th of February

Join us on our Ride Out to the Classic Bike Show at the Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet this Sunday, the 8th of February. Meeting at Caerphilly Mountain Snack Bar for a 9.30 departure. This is great show to see some fantastic classic bikes and plenty of rare curios from a by-gone age. If […]

3Feb2015 | | 0 comments | Continued