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BIKE SAFE

Post by Red5 » Apr 15th, '18, 19:15

I've just booked myself on a Police Bikesafe course, Barnstaple Sunday July 1st. £35 Gives you a days riding with the best there is on the road to observe you and give you pointers.

One of the best £35 you'll spend on your own biking.

http://www.bikesafe.co.uk/

There are various dates and places but Exeter was fully booked.
Hopefully see some faces there.
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Re: BIKE SAFE

Post by billinom8s » Apr 15th, '18, 21:37

i'll be driving to cadwell on that day so won't be able to join you
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Re: BIKE SAFE

Post by Nigelw6 » Apr 15th, '18, 21:39

Its the best thing I have recently done. The theory part is informative but a little boring.Having a police rider behind you for an hour+ is "different".
the feedback is constructive not critical and to be honest I would have done it again. Perhaps I crave for some advanced rider course but I'm not sure.

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Post by billinom8s » Apr 15th, '18, 21:54

i've done bikesafe twice and both days were fun. well worth doing if you can get a space.
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Re: BIKE SAFE

Post by ptolemyx » Apr 16th, '18, 06:07

See you there on the day Nick. I'm sure they can teach an old dog some new tricks, or at least advise on the many things I do wrong!

Mumpty question, where does the day start; Barnstaple cop shop or what?

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Re: BIKE SAFE

Post by Red5 » Apr 16th, '18, 08:01

Yes, unless it says other wise, I'll be heading to the station at the top of the hill there.
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Re: BIKE SAFE

Post by spear » May 13th, '18, 20:05

Done this today and enjoyed it, I found it very hard to ride so slow and having to go back to basics, but it has made me think for my safety and feel I need to take a few steps back before I take any more forward steps! so I am going to book up some training and calm things down for a while as my pot of luck is running out. Any one down in Cornwall looking to go out just for a ride out within the speed limits give me a shout as I need to practise!!

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Re: BIKE SAFE

Post by ptolemyx » May 22nd, '18, 08:23

Nick, the venue is the Pilton Cop Shop, by the Fire Station; EX311PA

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