North East Regional breakfast and meet for General Chinwag and exchange of event ideas and locations. Open forum no set agenda. Just rock up and have a natter
North East. We are supporting The Gold Wing Owners Club Great Britain and their many Riders Branch members by assisting with static marshalling of their first ever Whitley Bay light parade. RV at the Briardene car park Whitley Bay sea front at 1700hrs for briefing.
Half day rideout in Northumberland. Starting at Seaton Burn services at 0930 a mornings ride will be followed by a pub lunch before making our way to the annual RAFA Ansac day service at Chevington not far from Amble. the route will be L plate friendly and everyone is welcome to take part.
North east. The Northumberland / Tyne and wear Cardinal points war memorial ride.
An L plate friendly route visiting the most northern, eastern, western and southern WW1 war memorials in Northumberland and Tyne and Wear to leave a simple wooden cross at each as part of our 100 memorials project to mark the end of the Great war
E = Ryhope (54.869016 1.362203)
S = Allanheads (54.802994 2.218056)
W = Greenhead (54.982023 2.532590)
N = Berwick – (55.773229 2.008599)
RV Boldon Lad car park NE32 4LQ at 0900hrs
260 mile route, expected to take 8 hours including multiple stops.
North East. Our 3rd Annual RBLR Classic and Custom Bike Show. The show is open to the public and is part of the Jesmond community festival. There are four classes, custom, classic, trike and Scooter with the winner determined by a public vote among those attending Free entry, food and drinks available.
North East. RBLR stall will be at this ever popular all day event organised by the Bad landers MCC and the local authority. Entry is usually £2 but free if your assisting on the stand. There is an organised ride in for motorcycles from Sunderland if you wish to join it.
On the Saturday The Riders Branch takes part in the church service and Parade through the town as part of Berwick Armed Forces day. RV for this is at St Andrews church at 1030hrs. This is followed in the afternoon by a rideout in the boarders region. For those who wish to make a weekend of it we also arrange a camping trip from the Friday evening until Sunday morning. All routes are L plate friendly and everyone is welcome to join us, either for the day or the weekend.
After a gap of two years it looks like the RBL will be back at Europe’s largest free airshow. The riders have been asked to support the local CFR in running a stand at this two day event. Details are not known at this time but if you are interested please contact Steve Newton as numbers are likely to be limited.
Riders are invited to attend the Glendale Show, one of the largest country shows in Northumberland to support the North Northumberland RBL stand with a display of bikes. This is a fun day at a very popular show and a great day out as we have plenty of time to look around etc. RV for the ride up will be Seaton Burn services at the junction of the A1 and A19 at 0800hrs. The route is L plate friendly. While we can have as many bikes on display as we like there are a limited number of free tickets available so if you want to attend please contact Steve Dunn Northumberland Rep.
The Riders Branch is invited every year to have a stall at this fantastic local rally and have a stall there at least on the Saturday, but If you wish to spend the weekend, rally in the evening and run the stall by day up to four riders can do so.
Saturday 3rd November we are collecting at up to 5 supermarkets across the North East (Newcastle, Gateshead, Sunderland) and are looking for a minimum of 4 volunteers for each. If your willing to to help please contact Steve Newton Tyne and wear rep for additional details.
Saturday 10th November sees the annual Riders Branch Collection at Greys Monument in the Centre of Newcastle upon Tyne on behalf or Newcastle PAO. This is always not only a fun day but our largest and by far our busiest fund raising day of the year so as many volunteers as possible are always welcome.
Shite Shirt on Friday , Christmas Jumpers on the Saturday evening,
Entertainment on Friday & Saturday night organised by the Hotel, £7.50 PP to cover the cost of the entertainment please.