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What’s happening in the BikeWise ‘world’ – February 2011

JigsawDates for your Diaries :  Two important dates to put in your diaries for next year

BikeWise Easter Egg Run – Sunday 24th April 2011 (Click HERE to Register online)

The event is getting closer – so please click on the link above and register online, it will only take a few seconds to complete the form and it give’s us an idea of how many people are going to be on the ride.

Please forward this link to your friends if they intend to come on the ride.

At the moment we have about seventy people registered and yet we’ve always had hundred’s riding, so, please take a few seconds to let us know that you could be coming along (It’s free and does not commit you to attend)

BikeWise 2011 – Sunday 24th July 2011 - (click here to find out latest BikeWise Show news)

EventsEvents Calendar

All motorcycling events we know of are put onto our events calendar so that it can be your ‘one shop stop’ to find out ‘What’s On’ in the biking world.

Click on any event within the calendar for further details and link to google maps for map/directions


If you know of any events that are not included, please email : with details and we will include the event on the calendar.

To view the calendar please click here








BWMBC  Sunday 27th February 2011 - BikeWise Mini Bike Club

Our next meeting is Sunday – 27th February, indoor at the Arriva Bus Depot, Davy Drive, Peterlee.

This premises doe’s have restrictions in comparison to our normal outdoor venue and we are unable to train any new riders at this venue,however, come along and see the motorcyclists of tomorrow having fun with their motorcycle’s

More details of the venue / club :

DAN-New-wr Durham Advanced Motorcyclists

Tuesday 22nd February 2011 - next meeting at Bowburn Hall Hotel at 1900hrs.

Guest speaker : World famous Stunt Rider and DAM member  : Dave Coates



Dave CoatesDave won’t be performing any Wheelie’s, Stoppie’s or Burn Out’s but he will be talking about his life on two wheels. Put this one in your diary and make your way to Bowburn to hear Dave and then ask the questions…


 Visit DAM’s website for further details :



prizeMCN Fantasy Road Race, in association with MCE Insurance is back for 2011!

Once again the game is totally FREE to play. All you have to do is pick a six-man team of riders, comprising the stars of MotoGP, World Superbikes and British Superbikes, then just sit back and let them win you some fantastic prizes!

The game starts at 04:00 GMT on Saturday 26th February and the top prize, courtesy of MCE Insurance, is Yamaha's special edition YZF - R125 (worth £5,800) - celebrating 50 years of racing in  World GPs.

There are also seven 'Game Round' prizes to play for during the year, too.

For more information on prizes, just click here. NEW THIS YEAR: Your BSB performance will be put to the test, too, in the all-new MCE BSB Game Round competition! All entrants with the two highest scoring MCE BSB riders for each Game Round will be entered into a prize draw, and of these, one entrant will be drawn out at random to win a pair of tickets to a future MCE BSB round.

So select your riders today! (the season starts in a few days time)

Once you’ve registered then join the BikeWise League – so that we can all share in the fun.

The PIN number you need to enter the league is :463

Last year, 38yr old Tony Stevens from Hartlepool,who after a ‘gruelling’ season, managing a multi million pound budget and some of the world’s best motorcycle racers Tony not only topped our own BikeWise league – he topped the national league and ‘walked’ away with a brand new Yamaha R6. So let’s hope that we can have a repeat of last season’s success and bring that Yamaha home to the North (again)

If you want to look at your racer’s in action then check out our Moto GP and WSB photo galleries on the new BikeWise website at  (photo’s will be added as the season progresses)

So – register your team and enter our league – it’s all FREE and you could have a lot of fun and win a bike or tickets to a BSB round


image001 Adelaide Insurance – If you have completed a BikeWise Training day then register your details on Adelaide’s website and you could win a prize in their monthly draw (like Mick Alder did...), you might also get a pleasant surprise when it comes to renewing your insurance.

Quite a few people, who have completed a BikeWise Training day are reporting that they have now insured with Adelaide……

You will be able to select BikeWise Training from the drop down boxes and will get a discount as a result of attending your BikeWise Training day..

Adelaide are a specialist Motorcycle Insurer,provide IAM’s Surety Insurance and support motorcycle Road Racing events in Ireland -

Hein Gericke at Darlington (01325-464 664) - are open everyday, have a shop full of clothing and accessories and you will get 10% off any non sale items in the store if you have attended a BikeWise Training day and produce your card (or ACU license for Mini Bike Club members.)
The team of Alison, Sue, Tim & Craig will look forward to seeing you and giving advice on your equipment needs.

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