Riders from all through NSW are welcome to attend the subsequent again on Your Bike free highway security workshop in Armidale on Saturday, 12 March.
The important thing phrases “free” and “security” ought to attraction to many riders and it doesn’t matter the place you come from because it’s an incredible experience out to Armidale up the Oxley Freeway or Waterfall Approach.
The workshop on the NOVA centre in Armidale on 12 March from 8.30am–3.30pm will function shows together with TfNSW, motorbike first support, highway security, driving abilities, fundamental mechanics and psychological well being.
Registration is important and numbers are restricted. To register, click on right here.
The primary Again on Your Bike in 2015 was held in Newcastle and primarily funded by Chis Tola who organises the annual Bikers for Youngsters Toy Run in Newcastle. It attracted about 40 individuals.
In 2020, he secured funding from the Neighborhood Highway Security Grant and about 50 attended the workshop, once more in Newcastle.
This 12 months, Transport for NSW Affiliate Neighborhood and Security Associate Alison Balding has acknowledged the advantage of the primary two workshops and secured funding.
“At this stage it isn’t a state-wide undertaking,” she says.
“Dependant on funding and evaluations we’re involved in increasing the workshops to different areas.
“Observe that the workshop just isn’t an on-road workshop – extra shows, with some hands-on parts included within the first-aid and fundamental mechanics parts.
“Additionally included might be a TfNSW factor specializing in native crash evaluation, enhancements being undertaken on native roads and methods riders might be engaged in highway security initiatives.”
Alison, who works on the North Area – New England workplace thought Armidale was an excellent location this time.
Chris says he hopes this system will roll out throughout the nation.
“We’re hoping for 50 attendees and we’ve got intercourse presenters, starting from first-aid (St John), motorbike upkeep (Supermoto Armidale), the Crew from Wheel Expertise, and a psychological Well being Practitioner presenting on psychological well being points,” Chris says.