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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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Next Ride Out. Stafford Bike Show 18th October

HarleyMagic Nice Bike… but I can see a couple of bits that need polishing!

Anyway… the next ride out will be on Sunday the 18th of October.  It’s bike show season again so this ride out will be to the Stafford Classic Bike and Motor Mechanics Show at the Show ground at Stafford. Over 1000 bikes from the 60’s 70′ and 80’s on show plus accessories, auto jumble and clothing.  Adults £10 on the gate or £9 if tickets  purchased in advance on line.

Meeting at McDonalds Golden Arches Restaurant at Coryton Interchange, junction 32 of the M4 for an 8.30am departure.  Please note that this is an earlier time than usual as it’s a bit of a longer ride.

Launch of Our New Training Site, at the Cardiff County Council Road Safety Centre.

1st Class Rider Training are pleased to announce the date for the official launch of our New Site for Motorcycle Training in Cardiff.

Thursday the 29th of October will see the Lord Mayor of Cardiff officially open the New Cardiff County Council Road Safety Centre at Maindy Stadium, Crown Way, Cardiff.

Since 1st Class Rider Training was established we have been fortunate to work closely with the staff at the Road Safety Centre and we have enjoyed their hospitality using Briardene Road Safety Centre as our Training Base in Cardiff.

The move to Maindy stadium will see the opening of a luxury suite of offices and training rooms with computer simulators and lecture facilities.  We are also able to make use of SID, the portable Speed Indicator to fulImg005_2048x1536ly prepare our students for the speed related elements of the Part 1 Motorcycle Test.

The new training area is made up of a large ‘Dexterity Area, and mini road system with authentic signed junctions, bends and a full sized roundabout.

Secure on site storage for our motorcycles allows us immediate access to these new facilities and for when we have finished work……there is a swimming pool and a fully equipped Fitness Suite! (no…you won’t find me in there…)

1st Class Rider Training on First Class Machines on a First Class Training Site…. 1st Class !

Coming to France?

There are still a few spaces left on our next Cross Channel jaunt in November.  Please see the previous post for details if you are interested or give me a call on 07545567273 or by email.

Come on ….you know you want to.

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