DWDAM Calendar of Current Events

DWDAM Ride Outs are for both full and associate members. However, new associates will need to have had the OK from their Observer.  Non-members are welcome to join us for our presentations.  Click on the title for further details or contact events@dwdam.org.uk 

 

 

 

DWDAM EVENTS CALENDAR

2017

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Details

Meeting Place

January 2017

Sunday

8 Jan 17

09:30

DWDAM Sunday Ride-Out

Lead by Jim Leese 

The Pines, Quantocks

Top ‘o Town Car Park

February 2017

Sunday

5 Feb 17

10:00

DWDAM Sunday Ride-Out

Lead by Brian Purnell

Pre-Ride Breakfast with a ride out starting at 10:45

Market Café, Dorchester

Wednesday

15 Feb 17

19:00

21:00

Evening Talk

Taming Garmin Basecamp – Jim Leese

How to use Garmin Basecamp to plan routes and transfer them to your Garmin Sat-Nav.

Rugby Club

March 2017

Sunday

12 Mar 17

09:30

DWDAM Sunday Ride-Out postponed from 5th Mar 17

Lead by TBC

Top ‘o Town Car Park

Wednesday

15 Mar 17

19:00

Evening Talk: Yeovil Freewheelers

Yeovil Freewheelers is a blood bike charity that supports Yeovil District Hospital throughout South Somerset and North Dorset. 

Rugby Club

Sunday

26 Mar 17

08:30

13:00

Swanage Ride Safe

A free Dorset Biker Ride Safe Event in partnership with Dorset County Council Road Safety.  Booking essential as places are limited.  Book on the DCC website (TBC).  Once booked, come along for a taster session and free assessed ride.

08:30 Registration and Brief

09:00 - 10:00 - Advanced Riding Theory - IPSGA System. 

10:00 - 10:30 - Refreshments.

10:30 -12:30 - Observed ride with assessment and feedback.

12:30 - 13:00 – Post Ride discussion.

13:00 - Disperse.

Harmans Cross Village Hall

 

26 Mar 17

Daylight Saving Time Begins

April 2017

Saturday

1 Apr 17

Somerset Advanced Motorcyclists:

2017 SOUTH WEST PENINSULA SPRING RALLY

Take part in this scatter rally (riding with DWDAM members).  Entry cost £26 and entries must be in by 19 Mar 16.  For further details: Internet search for “2017 South West Peninsula Spring Rally”

THE POTTING SHED

Kelways Plant Centre

Picts Hill, Langport

Somerset 

TA10 9EZ

Sunday

2 Apr 17

09:30

DWDAM Sunday Ride-Out – Associate Ride Out

No observers, no observing.  Come and learn the ins and outs of DWDAM group riding including Drop Off system without the pressure of being observed, and enjoy a sociable stop off for refreshments.

Top ‘o Town Car Park

Saturday

9 Apr 17

08:30

13:00

Weymouth Ride Safe

A free Dorset Biker Ride Safe Event in partnership with Dorset County Council Road Safety.  Booking essential as places are limited.  Book on the DCC website (TBC).  Once booked, come along for a taster session and free assessed ride.

08:30 Registration and Brief

09:00 - 10:00 - Advanced Riding Theory - IPSGA System. 

10:00 - 10:30 - Refreshments.

10:30 -12:30 - Observed ride with assessment and feedback.

12:30 - 13:00 – Post Ride discussion.

13:00 - Disperse.

SafeWise Centre,

Weymouth

Wednesday

12 Apr 17

18:30 for a 19:00 Start

21:00 Finish

DWDAM Annual Advanced Riding Lectures 2017

Series 1:

Open to all interested parties, whether members or not.

George Albert Hotel,

Clay Pigeon

Wednesday

19 Apr 17

18:30 for a 19:00 Start

21:00 Finish

DWDAM Annual Advanced Riding Lectures 2017

Series 2:

Open to all interested parties, whether members or not.

George Albert Hotel,

Clay Pigeon

Wednesday

26 Apr 17

18:30 for a 19:00 Start

21:00 Finish

DWDAM Annual Advanced Riding Lectures 2017

Series 3:

Open to all interested parties, whether members or not.

George Albert Hotel,

Clay Pigeon

Sunday

30 Apr 17

 

Trainee Local Observer Induction Day:

Open to all Full Members interested in becoming a Local Observer. Further details to follow.

Safewise Centre,

Weymouth

May 2017

Sunday

7 May 17

09:30

DWDAM Sunday Ride-Out

Lead by Jeremy Weekes

Top ‘o Town Car Park

Wednesday 17 May 17

18:00

DWDAM Evening Ride-Out

Lead by Alan Bushaway

Top ‘o Town Car Park

Sunday

21 May 17

09:00 Start

17:00 Finish

DWDAM Bikers Skills Day:

Weymouth College

Open to ALL bikers whatever level or bike from 50cc to 1500cc, there will be something for everyone, including female observers for the more cautious riders. 

There is a choice of many workshops including Slow Riding, Assessed Ride, Advanced Riding Skills, Bike Maintenance, Adventure/Foreign Riding and Biker Down.  

Full details coming shortly.

To be supported by Full Members enrolled in Local Observer Training.

To be supported by DWDAM Observers

TBC

Friday

26 May 17

Monday

29 May 17

DWDAM Tour to Brittany, France,

Led by Neil Fuller

TBC

June 2017

Sunday

4 Jun 17

09:30

DWDAM Sunday Ride-Out – Associate Ride Out:

Lead by xx TBC xx

No observers, no observing.  Come and learn the Drop Off system and group riding without the pressure of being observed, and enjoy a sociable stop off for refreshments.

Top ‘o Town Car Park

Sunday

11 Jun 17

09:00

Stalbridge Ride Safe

A free Dorset Biker Ride Safe Event in partnership with Dorset County Council Road Safety.  Booking essential as places are limited.  Book on the DCC website (TBC).  Once booked, come along for a taster session and free assessed ride.

08:30 Registration and Brief

09:00 - 10:00 - Advanced Riding Theory - IPSGA System. 

10:00 - 10:30 - Refreshments.

10:30 -12:30 - Observed ride with assessment and feedback.

12:30 - 13:00 – Post Ride discussion.

13:00 - Disperse.

Stalbridge Community Hall

Wednesday 21 Jun 17

18:00

DWDAM Evening Ride-Out – Lyme Regis Pizza Buffet:

Buffet £8 per head (subject to change with availability)

- Selection of pizzas & garlic bread

 - Wedges

 - Sweet potato fries

 - Onion rings

 - Filled potato skins

 - Roast chorizo

 - Honey mustard sausage

 - Olives

 - Breaded whitebait

 - Salt and pepper squid

 - Mixed salad

Lead by Alan Bushaway

Top ‘o Town Car Park

Friday

23 Jun 17

Saturday 1 July

08:30

DWDAM Tour to Wales and Lake District.

The tour will meet at Top of Town Carpark at 0830 for a 0900 departure.

Led by Brian Purnell

Top 'o Town Car Park

July 2017

Saturday

1 Jul 17

09:30

DWDAM Sunday Ride-Out

Lead by xx TBC xx

Top ‘o Town Car Park

Wednesday 19 Jul 17

18:00

DWDAM Evening Ride-Out

Lead by Kelvin Latham

Top ‘o Town Car Park

Saturday

22 Jul and Sunday

23 Jul

Overnight Ride Out

Led by xx TBC xx

Further details to follow

TBC

August 2017

Sunday

6 Aug 17

09:30

DWDAM Sunday Ride-Out

Lead by Dave Ploughman

Top ‘o Town Car Park

Wednesday 16 Aug 17

18:00

DWDAM Evening Ride-Out

Lead by Jeremy Weekes

Top ‘o Town Car Park

Saturday

19 Aug and Sunday

20 Aug

Overnight Ride Out

Led by xx TBC xx

Further details to follow

TBC

September 2017

Sunday

3 Sep 17

09:30

DWDAM Sunday Ride-Out

Lead by Iain Kennedy

Top ‘o Town Car Park

Wednesday 20 Sep 17

18:00

DWDAM Evening Ride-Out

Lead by xx TBC xx

Top ‘o Town Car Park

October 2017

Sunday

1 Oct 17

09:30

DWDAM Sunday Ride-Out – Associate Ride Out

Lead by xx TBC xx

No observers, no observing.  Come and learn the Drop Off system and group riding without the pressure of being observed, and enjoy a sociable stop off for refreshments.

Top ‘o Town Car Park

Wednesday

18 Oct 17

19:00

Evening Talk: Tyres

All you need to know about the rubber between you and the road.  Supported by Freddie Furlong Tyres, Yeovil and Michelin Tyres.

Rugby Club

Friday

20 Oct 17

to

Sunday

22 Oct 17

 

Mid Wales Social Ride Out Weekend

http://www.dwdam.org.uk/events/97/Weekend+Social+Ride-out+to+Wales%3A+20+-+22+Oct+17

Top O Town Car Park

 

TBC Oct 17

DWDAM Annual General Meeting

 

TBC

Sunday

29 Oct 17

Daylight Saving Time Ends

November 2017

Sunday

5 Nov 17

09:30

DWDAM Sunday Ride-Out

Lead by xx TBC xx

Top ‘o Town Car Park

Wednesday

15 Nov 17

19:00

Evening Talk

TBC

TBC

December 2017

Sunday

3 Dec 17

09:30

DWDAM Sunday Ride-Out

Lead by xx TBC xx

Top ‘o Town Car Park

Saturday

17 Dec 17

DWDAM Christmas Social Event

TBC

 

20th October 2017 :: Weekend Social Ride-out to Wales: 20 - 22 Oct 17

Weekend social mini tour to mid Wales 20 Oct 17 open for booking now.

18th May 2018 :: Brittany Tour 2018

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