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What's Happening in the BikeWise 'World' - March 2011

World Dates 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)


BWMBC    Sunday 20th March 2011 - BikeWise Mini Bike Club
Our next meeting is Sunday – 20th March, 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 :

cafe1618wr Cafe1618 Bike Nights, Middleton in Teesdale 
Tuesday 22nd (& 29th) March 2011
Bev & John will once again be holding their Bike Nights at Cafe 1618,
16+18 Market Place, Middleton in Tessdale DL12 0GQ.
These will start on the 22nd March and will continue every Tuesday until October, from 1830hrs onwards.
For further details contact Bev & John on 01833 640 300

DAN-New-wr Durham Advanced Motorcyclists
Tuesday 22nd March 2011 - next meeting at Bowburn Hall Hotel at 1900hrs.
Meet at 1900hrs for a 1930hrs start.
Winter months - Guest speakers
Summer months - ride outs.....
Contact the secretary : Bill McCready on 01325 311 426 for further details

North Yorkshire Road Race Supporters Club
Tuesday 22nd March 2011 – PTR Honda World SuperSports Team
Sam Lowes, James Ellison, Eugene Laverty and Simon Buckmaster (Team Manager))
All are welcome.
Members - £3 - Non Members - £5
The Mowbray Suite, Golden Lion Hotel, Northallerton, DL7 8PP
Doors 7.30PM Show 8.15PM
TV Highlights
Any queries ring the club mobile on 07507 868554 or if you want text updates please text this number with ADD and your full name!

Donington Park World Superbikes
Sunday 27th March 2011 – Donington Park
British race fans will get two chances to see their WSB heroes in 2011 following the announcement that Donington Park will host the second round of the World Superbike Championship on March 25th to 27th.
Donington Park last hosted a round of the championship in 2009 where American Ben Spies won both races on his way to claiming the title. With at least five British riders confirmed to race in WSB next season securing another round in the UK is a necessary and logical step.
Kevin Wheatcroft, chairman of the re-instated Donington Park Racing Limited, is delighted to re-establish Donington Park as a world motorcycle venue. “It was always my father’s dream and since his death at the end of last year, I always wanted to provide a world class event in his memory.”
Paolo Flammini, CEO of Infront Motor Sports, official promoter of the FIM Superbike World Championship, commented: “We are extremely pleased to bring SBK back to Donington Park for the European Round of the Championship.
"The Leicestershire circuit is where the Championship began its history 23 years ago and has hosted many successful rounds of our series over the years. Thanks to the presence of many competitive British riders both in the Superbike and Supersport classes, we are sure that the 2011 event will attract many fans and will be a huge success”.
For further updates and information visit :

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 started at 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.
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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