What’s On For Members In 2017

CALENDAR OF EVENTS 

Group Meetings  

Each month there are two Group Meetings that offer the opportunity for Associates and Members to arrange for an Observed Ride (OR) with one of our Local Observers. Full Members can also organise short ride-outs: destination and duration agreed on the day.

Banstead Meeting – First Sunday of each month at:
Banstead Youth Centre
The Horseshoe
Bolters Lane
Banstead,
Surrey SM7 2BQ

Tatsfield Meeting – Third Saturday of each month at:
Tatsfield Village Hall
Westmore Green
Banstead,
Tatsfield TN16 2AG
(Entrance via the School car park at rear.)

Training Events (Check Forum/Tracker for further information)

April:The Norfolk Weekend Residential Course.
Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th

For Associates this is a great opportunity for 3 days riding including ORs and feedback which will give your training a massive boost and set you up well for a test in the summer. It’s also a great way to get to know other members and swap stories and experiences.

Full Members are also welcome but priority will be given to Associates as this is primarily a training weekend. A fun filled 3 days of riding and socialising with your mates plus an opportunity for an OR or to follow an observer carrying out an OR. Information will be circulated closer to the event.

July:The Kent Weekend, Non Residential Training
Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th

This weekend is aimed mainly at Associates and offers a great opportunity to condense a number of ORs into 2 days.

September:The Wales Weekend Residential Course
Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th

This allows for various training and group rides through the Brecon Beacons and the surrounding area with plenty of opportunity for ORs or social rides.

Trainee Observer Programme

For further information contact the Group Training Coordinator, and look out for details in future editions of the monthly Progress Magazine.

Group Riding

Learn the best way to make safe progress whilst riding in a group. An invaluable preparation for our group rides, AORs, SSIs and essential if you intend to participate in any of our foreign trips. The course covers the theory of advanced group riding, positioning, marking junctions with practical sessions. Date(s) TBA.

Second Sunday Rides (SSR) “Mods & Rockers” – for provisional details see table below

These normally take place on the 2nd Sunday of each month and are for full members and high scoring Associates (85+) to come together for a progressive ride. For confirmed details please check the LAM Forum, Tracker and the Events Diary before joining the ride.

(New Format for 2017 – See Forum Post for further information.)

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Associate Only Rides (AOR)

These take place on the 2nd Saturday of each month and offer an opportunity for Associates to practise their advanced riding skills on rides lead by experienced members. The individual ride details can be found on Tracker, the LAM Forum and in the monthly Events Diary in this magazine.

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Other Events 2017

These Events may be subject to change, they will be advertised individually on the LAM Forum and
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Annual Cider Run

The last ride of the year to the English cider Centre Middle Farm near Lewes.  http://www.middlefarm.com

This will take place on the last Saturday before Christmas and all LAM members are welcome

LAM Christmas Dinner

The provisional date is Saturday 9th December 2017 – further details will be posted on the forum and advertised in Progress later in the year when arrangements have been finalised.

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