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Steve Hislop Memorial Ride : Sunday 25th August

HissyThe 11th Steve Hislop Memorial Run is this weekend

Sunday 25th August 2013 starting at Denholm in the Scottish Borders at Denholm at 1030hrs.

See info about the ride below :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11th Hizzy Memorial Run

Photos online from latest meeting of the BWMBC

CLICK HERE to view the BWMBC photo gallery

Photos are now online from the latest meeting of the BikeWise Mini Bike Club, which was held at Carrville on Sunday 18th August 2013.

To view the pictures please click on the image which will take you to the gallery page of the website & then click on the thumbnail image for the 18th August.

Next meetings of the club are on :

Monday 26th August at Karting NE (this event is run by Karting NE and not by BWMBC)

and then

Sunday 8th September at Carrville

Next Meeting of the BikeWise Mini Bike Club

MBCThe next meeting of the BikeWise Mini Bike Club will be on  :

Sunday, 18th August at Carrville Park & Ride.


Usual start time of 1030hrs with signing on from 1000hrs.

Weather forecast for tomorrow looks good but if you have any doubts about the weather then check the website before travelling as we will post any cancellation by 0900hrs

Blues & Greens Charity Ride

DCC Michael Banks presenting cheque from BikeWise to Paul Carter
Paul Carter from the Blue Knights England 5 group called in at Police HQ just before BikeWise 2013 (Friday 26th July)  whilst doing a two thousand mile trip across England with forty one venues to visit.
Paul was doing his ride in support of two national charities UKCOPS & Royal British Legion. His motorcycle was loaned by Hunts Motorcycles Kingsway Manchester.
Paul had set off on that day from West Midlands and had visited Police HQ’s at Staffs, Cheshire,Merseyside, Lancashire, Cumbria and was then joined by Steve Armstrong, Dave Gibbs  Stu McCarthy to continue his journey via Northumbria to Durham, where he was met by motorcycle Sgt Iain Rogers & DCC Michael Banks who presented a cheque on behalf of Durham Constabulary from the BikeWise ‘Team’
For further details of the ride, please click on the links below :




UKCOPS at www.justgiving.com/BluesandGreens
OR
Royal British Legion at- www.justgiving.com/BluesandGreensRBL

Photos now online from BikeWise 2013

BikeWise 2013

It rained in the morning and then the sun started to shine about lunchtime & our ‘team’ of photographers from Durham Photographic Society did a great job of recording the days event photographically for us to look at.

Please CLICK ON THIS LINK which will take you to our Galleries page where you will be able to click on the individual thumbnail images which will take you into the nine albums we have created for BikeWise 2013.

Hope you enjoy and look forward to BikeWise 2014

North East Mini Moto Championship–Photos now online

NEMMC - 2013 - 2207 - 1 NEMMC - 2013 - 2207 - 2 NEMMC - 2013 - 2207 - 3

Its taken some time but we’ve finally got some pictures (1,819) for you to look at from the North East Mini Moto Championship which was held on Monday 2nd July at Karting North East.

Some great racing on the night & many thanks to all who took part in and supported the event.

Big Thank You to Durham Police & Crime & Commissioner -  Ron Hogg for attending and then presenting the trophies.

Please click on the thumbnail images above to view the individual albums

Biker Down….

Biker down

Ever thought what you would do if your mate had an accident whilst you were out riding? 

Ever been at the scene of an accident and felt like you could, or should have done more to help? 

Have you ever wondered why despite wearing a fluorescent jacket, cars keep pulling out in front of you at junctions and roundabouts? 

County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service are offering you the chance to attend 'BIKER DOWN'.  This FREE course will show you what to do should you be first on scene at a vehicle accident and how you could help yourself stay safe and assist any casualties involved.  It will also explain the science behind 'being seen' when you are on your bike.

The course runs over 2 nights  -  the 5th and 12th September from 6.30pm to 9.00pm and you must be able to attend both nights.  It will be held at Durham Fire and Rescue Station, Framwellgate Moor.  You don't need any prior knowledge, you just need to be a motorcycle rider.  The course is very relaxed and informal and there is loads of space to park your bikes safely on the night.  Tea and coffee will be provided.

Please send an e-mail to : aallison@ddfire.gov.uk
stating your name, age and a contact telephone number if you would like to come along, or ring 0191 3324222 and leave your details. 

Numbers are limited so don't delay! 

More detailed course instructions will be given to successful applicants.
Look forward to seeing you.  Cheers,

Andrew Allison, Community Safety
Manager, County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service