Max Rider is a rider development package that is designed to improve performance and increase safety margins. It has been created in response to the needs of riders following feedback through forums and research.
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The idea of the site is to get over the problem of finding out what's on and when in Cornwall Devon and Somerset! Yes throughout the whole South West. Within the site there is a fully interactive Forum, a FREE Forum just for the purpose of finding events and ride outs in your area.There is a lot more to the Forum than ride outs and events, motorcycle tech talk, Offering motorcycle clubs their very own private section to the forum as well. So if you are a club and need a forum, contact us for more details. Ladies only section has now also been added to the board. Signing up couldn't be easier, all you need is a valid email account. The more members post the more we all know! I can't do this all myself, but with your help posting on the board and passing the word around the board will become a community of bikers from Cornwall, Devon & Somerset, in fact the whole South West looking for the same things. Feedback is always welcome. So if you have ideas on how we may improve rideout-sw please contact me
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Inside the forums
Events throughout the southwest
Ladies only Area
Bike Tech Talk
Chatroom & Regular Chat Nights
Motorcycle in General
Bike Tech Talk
Motorcycle Club Forums
Local Rideouts & Runs
Various Discussions & Polls
Motorcycle Charity Runs
This site is designed with the sw Uk motorcyclist's in mind. motorcycle bulletin board that is fully interactive by you and us!
Motorcycle events, motorcycle rideouts, motorcycle racing, motorcycle open days, regular bike runs! Throughout the southwest, Cornwall, Devon and Somerset with the help of members you will know when and where to be for an evening or days rideout. Free Motorcycle classifieds, motorcycle forum with events, runs, rideouts, Charity runs & rideouts, motorcycle help and tips plus much more.
As a biker myself I have found it increasingly difficult to find events and ride outs in my area, so came the beginning of rideout-sw in the early summer of 2006. It has grown into a large community of motorcyclists and still growing.
BikeSafe - What is it?
an initiative run by Police Forces around the United Kingdom who work
with the whole of the biking world to help to lower the number of
motorcycle rider casualties. By passing on their knowledge, skills and
experience, police motorcyclists can help you become a safer more
They help you to increase your ability and confidence, so you can get even more enjoyment from riding your motorcycle.
BikeSafe initiative is a nationwide plan of action to reduce the number
of motorcycle accident casualties by promoting safer riding.
BikeSafe sessions run within Devon and Cornwall Constabulary are each
one day in length, starting at about 10am and finishing around 4pm.
They consist of an interactive classroom session in the morning looking
at the main causes of potential collisions such as cornering,
positioning, overtaking etc. This is followed by a break for lunch
(which is sadly NOT provided) and then a 3-3.5hr on road ride with
constructive feedback given by the police motorcyclist. This is at a
maximum ratio of 2 BikeSafe participants to one police motorcyclist but
can sometimes be a one on one experience depending on numbers.
of this for a mere £25. Vouchers are also available to give as a
present to a friend or loved one to enable them to come on a BikeSafe
session and benefit from the experience. Riders with a home postcode in
Cornwall will have their BikeSafe session paid for by their local
The First Bike on Scene course has been designed to provide
motorcyclists with the knowledge
and skills required to manage the
scene of an accident.
First Bike on Scene will provide basic life support skills –
helping in those vital minutes before the arrival of an ambulance.
Taking control and applying the right techniques could not only save
lives but could prevent further injury. This one day course deals with
the types of life-threatening trauma that might be encountered with a
motorcycle accident. The course covers:
The Shiny Side Up partnership has been flourishing since 2002!
in the East Midlands it consists of a group of dedicated professionals
from Road Safety, Accident Investigation and Police Traffic Management
teams. In recent years the partnership has also benefited enormously
from the support of the Highways Agency.
The name Shiny Side Up was chosen to reflect the bikers’ saying “Keep
your shiny side up” - implying that the rubber side should stay firmly
on the road!