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Forum: The Border Patrol 19-04-13, 03:46 PM
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Posted By darylB
Shropshire ride 4 life and Bikefest

Happening on Sunday at RAF Cosford, for details google shropshire bikefest, I'll be there on the IAM stand and giving 2 talks on Advanced riding, pop along and say hello.

Daryl.
Forum: The Madlanders 19-04-13, 03:41 PM
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Views: 815
Posted By darylB
Re: Bikefest Shropshire 21st April

Don't forget this is on Sunday, pop along to the IAM stand and say hello, it's all in aid of the Shropshire Air ambulance.

Daryl.
Forum: The Madlanders 08-04-13, 05:10 PM
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Posted By darylB
Re: Bikefest Shropshire 21st April

I'll be there as I'm now Chief observer with Shropshire Advanced Motorists and Motorcyclists and we are doing taster observed rideouts from the show and I'm also giving two talks during the day on...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 23-01-13, 10:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,587
Posted By darylB
Re: ROSPA vs IAM?

Just a few points about this thread, it sounds to me that the op had a problem with the observers comments ( IAM observers are not instructors, we don't teach people to ride bikes). Bear in mind that...
Forum: Idle Banter 07-11-12, 05:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,745
Posted By darylB
Re: where's Ed ?

I wouldn't say he's still got the hump but it didn't help and looking at some of the posts that are put on this site I can see no reason why he would want to come back. Too many people post things...
Forum: Idle Banter 07-11-12, 08:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,745
Posted By darylB
Re: where's Ed ?

I know where he'll be tomorrow evening, sitting in a pub with me :D, I can confirm that at the moment he's alive and well and has just got rid of his Daytona 675 and has another bike but I'm not...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 04-11-12, 08:30 PM
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Views: 1,740
Posted By darylB
Forum: Photos 17-08-12, 03:30 PM
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Posted By darylB
Re: I hate Triumphs so much........

Col, get the relay so both headlights come on together on dip, would also suggest replacing the bulbs with better ones, I got Osram night breakers, if you read the manual to change them it says you...
Forum: Photos 14-08-12, 07:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,126
Posted By darylB
Re: I hate Triumphs so much........

I love mine, engine is a peach, pulls from low down and is full of smoothe seamless power, I've put PR3's on and seem much better than the Storms that were on it when I got it. Also got a Triumph...
Forum: Photos 13-08-12, 06:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,126
Posted By darylB
Re: I hate Triumphs so much........

Very nice, looks just like mine, enjoy.

Daryl.
Forum: Idle Banter 25-07-12, 09:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,187
Posted By darylB
Re: Good deed or stupid deed?

Good deed, you might just have saved an accident, but how the hell did he pass his cbt, or hadn't he even taken it ?

Daryl.
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 24-07-12, 03:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 778
Posted By darylB
Re: Best tyre fix ??

Interestingly there was a feature on tyre repair kits in the last Ride mag. Some people will only repair Michelin tyres as they have kevlar belts rather than steel ones. if you drill the hole out in...
Forum: The Border Patrol 02-07-12, 09:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,129
Posted By darylB
Re: Shropshire Bike Fest

Weather wasn't too bad in Shrewsbury but it was tipping it down generally so attendance was disappointing, but we did manage to sign up quite a few new IAM members who want to take advanced riding...
Forum: Idle Banter 27-06-12, 02:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,679
Posted By darylB
Re: IAM or ROSPA - Did the training but not the test?

Erm, have I said anywhere in my posts that I don't exceed the limits when I'm out on my own or in a group, nope, also have I said that we always expect brake lights when slowing down,nope, The...
Forum: Idle Banter 27-06-12, 12:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,679
Posted By darylB
Re: IAM or ROSPA - Did the training but not the test?

Forgot to say good on you Ralph and good luck with the test, perhaps when you've done it and passed with flying colours you will go on to be a tutor and pass on some of your new found skills to...
Forum: Idle Banter 27-06-12, 12:13 PM
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Views: 2,679
Posted By darylB
Re: IAM or ROSPA - Did the training but not the test?

Not being rude but what a load of tosh, we are not teaching you to just pass a test, but hopefully to take away skills that will make you a safer, smoother and more capable motorcyclist for the rest...
Forum: Idle Banter 27-06-12, 08:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,679
Posted By darylB
Re: IAM or ROSPA - Did the training but not the test?

Perhaps I should have said 10% ish, within reason, I would rather the associate was watching the road and not the speedometer while doing the overtake, if the overtake was on a short stretch of road...
Forum: Idle Banter 27-06-12, 07:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,679
Posted By darylB
Re: IAM or ROSPA - Did the training but not the test?

Ralph, it's entirely up to you wether you take the test or not, but what is there to lose? you've done the training so go for it. As to the overtaking a car doing 58mph while I cannot tell an...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 19-06-12, 01:58 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,485
Posted By darylB
Re: Do you ride with fear?

[QUOTE=NTECUK;2729401]So Daryl .
Were is fear in thoes situations[/QUOTE

Hopefully fear does not come into those situations, caution yes, but not fear, fear is different to all people and means...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 19-06-12, 01:52 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,485
Posted By darylB
Re: Do you ride with fear?

Hopefully not in those at all, caution for the unexpected yes, but not outright fear. it all depends on your degree of fear and perception of it. Everyone is different. A person who rides with fear...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 19-06-12, 01:32 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,485
Posted By darylB
Re: Do you ride with fear?

While I agree mostly with what Ralph and Chris are saying about having to ride to speed limits while undertaking advanced tuition, as a Senior observer IAM i am bound by rules, one of the most...
Forum: Rideouts & Meetings 13-06-12, 12:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 636
Posted By darylB
Shropshire BikeFest, 24th June

This is happening on the above date at Shrewsbury Meole Brace park and ride, should be a good day out if anyone's interested, I'll be on the IAM stand, and doing free ride assessments, pop in and say...
Forum: The Border Patrol 06-06-12, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,129
Posted By darylB
Shropshire Bike Fest

Tis is happening on the 24th of this month, instead of me telling you whats on just go to shropsbikesafety.com/events-list/. being held at Shrewsbury park and ride. Should be a good day. I'll be on...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 15-05-12, 08:51 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,788
Posted By darylB
Re: Joining an advanced riding group?

Correct on all counts, as a Senior Observer (IAM) I would never advocate those types of risky overtakes and would take to task anyone of my associates who tried and took those. They are dangerous in...
Forum: Idle Banter 09-04-12, 05:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,017
Posted By darylB
Re: Where's Ed??

I'm going out with Ed (and John) (Admin ) on Fri night so I'll tell Ed you all said good riddance and he ought to learn to ride his bike properly, or have I misunderstood your sentiments. :D

Daryl.
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