Science of Being Seen – Part 3

Science of Being Seen – Part 3

SMIDSY – there’s more than one driver error Thanks to decades of ‘Think Bike’ style campaigns which in essence tell drivers to “look harder” or “look longer” for motorcycles it’s not surprising that most riders believe that the SMIDSY results from poor driving...
Member Number 5000!

Member Number 5000!

Quite a milestone in our history. We are very glad to welcome Keith to our club and know that he will enjoy his journey once the present situation is over, when he and the others who joined during March will get a chance to experience all that our great club has to...
Science of Being Seen – Part 2

Science of Being Seen – Part 2

  Looked but Could Not See In the moments leading up to a SMIDSY, we can usually see the car. We can often see the driver. Ergo, we assume the driver should be able to see us ‘if he looks properly’. It’s the obvious, common-sense, conclusion. It may be obvious....
Science of Being Seen – Part 1

Science of Being Seen – Part 1

Unless you’ve been under a rock, you’ve probably heard of ‘Biker Down’. It’s an accident scene management and first aid course delivered to motorcyclists by many UK fire services. It’s been adopted by the military too. There’s also a third pro-active safety module on...
Triumph Factory Visitor Experience

Triumph Factory Visitor Experience

Triumph has been around since 1902. In its heyday the company was one of the world’s most successful motorcycle brands, but following sustained periods of low of investment and the arrival of Japanese competition in the 70s, the business collapsed in 1983. John Bloor,...