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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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Missing Ride Outs, North Wales, & Advanced Course.

Busy, Busy, Busy…. Its a busy time at 1st Class Rider Training and there have been a few changes recently which has resulted in me being short of a few instructors for various reasons at the moment. This means that I’ve had to work extra days to cover the trainer shortage, hence no ride out for a little while.

I’m really sorry for this, but I have been let down and it is beyond my control.

Anyway… I don’t want to let you down, my loyal biker chums!  So there have been a few changes to the plans to try and fit around our learner training demand.

NORTH WALES TRIP.  It has been decided to postpone the planned French Trip for later this month.  (With the Euro Exchange Rate being so poor it has been decided to stay closer to home).

We are planning a three day/two night run to North Wales on Friday the 30th of September – 2nd of October.  Staying at a very pleasant seaside Hotel at Llandudno, on a Bed & Breakfast basis.

Spaces are limited and we need to finalise the booking quite quickly to avoid disappointment. So if you are interested, please let me know as soon as you can.

The best way to do this is to text me on 07545567273, with your details. Start the text with the word ‘TRIP’.   The total cost will be finalised shortly when we get numbers in.

This will be a guided tour,  conducted in the same manner as the Euro Tours so will suit all abilities and bikes. Taking in some of the best biking roads, (and cafes) throughout our glorious Principality.

So please be quick to get your name in.

ADVANCED COURSE. There are still spaces on the next Four Day Advanced Course, leading to the opportunity to take the RoSPA Advanced Test, at the end.  This is a four day course, which is spread over a number of weeks to suit you.

The last course we ran resulted in the award of 3 Gold Grades, 3 Silver and 2 Bronze.

For reviews of the course, and to find out what previous students think of us, please search ‘1st Class Rider Training’ in Google.

This will bring up our business listing pages, where you can click on ‘Reviews’.

This course is set to the highest level, and a Gold RoSPA Grade is deemed to be the highest Civilian grade available.

So get your name on the list.  Te reserve your place on the course text me your details.  Start your text with the word ‘ADV’.

Hopefully the normal Monthly Ride Outs will resume shortly and I will keep you posted.  I aim to publish a calendar of ride outs, courses and tours  for next year and it is my intention to give the ride outs greater priority next year.

Thank you all for your support over the years, and thank you for your patience now.

In the mean time you can also follow us on Facebook.  Just become a friend of ‘1st Class Rider Training’ on Facebook for regular biking and training up dates.

MAG Demo Flash Mob Ride. 1pm Sunday the 25th of September.  This is a good one.  There is a whole host of legislation being planned by our Euro Governors in Brussels and some strange laws intended against bikers in France, which could well be heading our way in the future.

The intention to show our dislike of this Euro Interference is to partake in a Flash Mob Style Demo Ride.  Meeting at various Motorway Service Stations approx 12.30 on the 25th, for a prompt National move off along the Motorway at a steady 40- 50 mph, just for about 15 – 20 mins, for a quick impact, disruption and ‘show of force’ along the motorway network.

This is a national event with many starting points being arranged.  Coryton Asda is one and Cardiff West Services (top of Ely Link Road) is another. The Mag Website is continually updating the start point list so check them out for full details.  It’s got to be worth taking part.

If you are not yet a MAG Member then please join.  I can supply you with an application form.  They are fighting for your rights to ride, and that must be worth £25 a year for your membership.

Jackets & Gloves. We are still selling CE approved, waterproof jackets with 2 styles being available at just £85 each  and 2 styles of gloves at just £25 per pair.  Enjoy a discount and buy a jacket and a pair of gloves together for just £100.

Motorcycle Monthly & Gear Up Magazine.  We are now distributors for Gear Up magazine.  A new quarterly glossy in a handy A5 size and we continue to distribute Motorcycle Monthly  newspaper.  Both are available from me and both are completely free.

Come on…..you know you want to……

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  1. It’s not fair, I can’t come to North Wales, you’re working me too hard! If you let me come, I’ll get the lads to have a whip round for some new cones! LOL

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