New European rules for motorcycle gear

The European Parliament decided this week that motorcycle gear is protective clothing that will have to meet European standards. Until now only protective (motorcycle) gloves, boots and impact protectors were seen as protective gear and had to meet certain standards. Today the European parliament decided to include all motorcycle gear in the new protective personal…

NPR Needs You

All this years rides are now taken. I am now asking for volunteers for next year 2017, all months are available, I will be taking them on a first come fist served basis. Ta Richard   2016. January 10th             Cancelled February 14th           Alan & Jeanette March 13th             Dale & Sue April 10th                   Richard & Anne May 8th ?                   Andy…

Advance Passenger Information

The UK government have introduced Exit Checks at all ports and airports from 1st April 2015. This requires Eurotunnel Le Shuttle to gather information on the identity of every person leaving the country, at their point of departure, and pass this information securely to UK Border Force. In order to comply with this new legislation,…

Driving licence changes

Did you know that from the 8th June 2015 you can tear-up and throw away the paper counterpart of your driving licence? Yes, it was going to be from January, but now put back to June to allow businesses like car rental firms time to develop robust systems that allow them to verify your eligibility…

Last Years Charity “Zoe’s Place”

Each year the Northern Pan Riders raise money for various charities, last years charity was Zoe’s place hospice for children. Seen here is our illustrious chairman, Mr Alan Crooks, handing over a cheque to the value of £469.93 to Mark Guidery,  Zoe’s Place representative. See the ride  or  See Photos

Charity for the year 2015

Northern Pan Riders designated Charity for the year 2015 is the Yorkshire Air Ambulance, The club usually donates £200, and then Anne Ellis collects £1 off each of the riders and pillions who attend a ride-out. You will notice in a previous post that a very kind members donated his winning cheque to last years…

N.P.R Challenge

Mr Tony Wraxall managed to complete the N.P.R. challenge, getting all the correct photos and locations .Here our New Chairman Alan Crooks is presenting Tony with a cheque for £100 which was sponsored by a local haulage company.  Tony kindly donated the £100 to our 2014 charity Zoe’s Place.

Having Fun at Croft

If you have never done a Track Day, and don’t think your Pan is a suitable bike for such antics, why not try an IAM Skills Day at Croft Race Circuit? The next event is on 13th May 2015, and you do not have to be an IAM member. Expert tuition is provided and all…