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  1. First Aid for Bikers Courses

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Hi there I have been a biker for 30+yrs on and off (excuse the pun!) and also a First Aid Instructor. My company TrainAidInc has been delivering Biker specific First Aid Courses for 3 yrs now and the word is spreading - but I'm gonna give it a plug here if I may ! It's a bit raw to me now as...
  2. Biker First Aid course 18th Oct

    Chatter
    Sorry for the short notice but I now have a date for the first aid course I'm organising over on Bigtrailie.co.uk Sat 18th Oct 09:30 - 12:30 £10 each Duffield fire station Derby Road Duffield Derbyshire DE56 4FQ if anyone would like to attend please let me know
  3. First Aid

    Chatter
    On sat at work (Asda) i had a first aid call, a man had collapsed just beside me, think it was a heart attack, i was first on the scene, he went blue, no pulse, called for an ambulance, me and my first aider did CPR on him until the paramedics came, when they came i stept back, then BANG the...
  4. Lining up to be a goodie!

    Chatter
    Is anyone going to the Horizons Unlimited Meet in Ripley – 5th to 8th of July? It’s lining up to be a magic event for anyone interested in long distance travel. And we've just had it confirmed that the local TRF will be leading a or some trail rides! If you’ve not booked yet then you do that...
  5. All excited about tomorrow!

    Varadero
    Well the day has finally arrived, a proper full day out on my new (to me) Vara. I bought it on the 19th and rode it home, thats about it really so far. In the meantime I've changed the oil and filter and put some heated grips on, re arranged the levers etc to suit me, got the scotoiler filled...
  6. Bikers first aid course in Lancashire (Trough of Bowland)

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Folks - not sure where to put this in the forum so admins feel free to move ! As some of you may know I'm involved with Mountain Rescue and the team's been asked to put on a first aid course for Southport Superbikes . Its the weekend of 15/16 April, basically arrive Friday, 1st Aid Saturday...
  7. A Really Big Thank You

    Charity Events
    As well as being the old git who rides a beemer, away from here I'm the Fund Raising Officer for the Western Beacons Mountain S.A.R.T. It's in this capacity I'm posting this thread. Unless you're not paying attention the majority will know that Sharri ran the Silverston half marathon to raise...
  8. bike 1st aid course.....

    Chatter
    following on from Snaphappy's dont touch the injured biker thread one of the ex army guys who used to work for my firm now has his own training company and he teaches first aid, he also rides bikes.... If we could get enough interest, I can supply a venue, he could carry out the 1 day course...
  9. Dont touch the injured rider!

    Chatter
    Right I'm opening a can full of worms....again just followed a link from Fac'book to the Ambulance Motorcycle Club with reference to an ICE card. instead of useful hints tips or even a huge reference to learning first aid... it comes out with crap that scares most people into doing nothing and...
  10. First Aid: Answering Vaders Question

    Chatter
    Pete, to get more first aid training your going to need to give something back to the organisations. You've got St Johns First aid As a first aid volunteer you'd get more training but you would need then to help them and use that training Community First Responder Scheme Community First...
  11. Galloway Forest Park 29th April to 1st May

    Austin's Adventures
    The Scottish Forestry Commission have now confirmed that they are OK for us to ride the bikes through the Galloway forest again. The dates will be meet on Friday 29th (this is a bank holiday for the Royal Wedding), ride through the forest on Forestry Tracks on Saturday and make our way home on...
  12. First Aid courses?

    Chatter
    Hi all, what with planning a Morocco trip next year:D I think I need to go on a First Aid Coarse that covers things like : splinting broken legs,Arms stemming deep cuts and laserations general first aid , cuncusion , RTA etc Intravenious use for dehydration and vomiting etc, What do the...
  13. Tld 2010 report

    The Longest Day
    VERY ROUGH INCOMPLETE DRAFT - PICS WILL FOLLOW WHEN I AM DONE The Longest Day 2010 Team XRV Route - Number of bikers - Number of miles - Reason for ride - Amount raised - This was an annual event that I had been looking forward to with some gusto after having done the 2009 event. With so...
  14. The secret of life,,,,

    Chatter
    Well, what is it you say? Simples says I! Contentment. Being content with your lot is the answer. :D Friday night, finished work for the week, Fiona's here with me in the flat, cozy. I'm sitting having a cup of coffee with a slice of buttered wholemeal toast covered with smoked salmon...
  15. E-Mail chain

    Charity Events
    Normally email chain letters get binned before I read them but this one is closer to my heart Thanks for reading The average British soldier is 19 years old…..he is a short haired, well built lad who, under normal circumstances is considered by society as half man, half boy. Not yet dry...
  16. When you pick up a new xl700

    Transalp
    Hi Guys, Tomorrow I'm going to the dealer to pay the bike. It is new with no km on board. Not sure if I can drive it home because I need to register it and the registration office might be closed. It would be interesting for me to know what comes with the motorcycle. User manual, a standard...
  17. Did the Bikesafe Course

    Riding
    It was a nasty raining sunday, today . But I was keen to get along to the Bikesafe Course at Aberdeen. The bad forecast had limited the numbers of people who turned up, only 8 . But we had a informative Computer Presentation in the morning , which was hosted by one of the Bike Cops. This...
  18. First Bike on Scene (FBoS) First Aid Course

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    It's about a year and a half since I last organised a first aid day specifically for bikers. So, can I have a show of hands as an expression of interest in a one day first aid course with bikers in mind. If we can muster up 12 people, I can organise one. Location is likely to be in the...
  19. Recent Morocco Trip April-May 09 details

    Travel
    Morocco Trip April-May 2009 Bike is an elderly Honda TransAlp with 47,000 miles on the clock which I had serviced and checked before departing. I had the tyres filled with green gunge to stop small punctures as I had read numerous accounts of tyres blowing on rough Moroccan roads. My tool kit...
  20. Honda care? They sure do!

    Varadero
    Well, what is it? It's a card I got from Honda with my new Varadero. There's an emergency number on the back, they use a sub contractor, either AA or RAC or in my case CARS from Aberdeen! Why would I need this? It's a Honda says me! I damned well needed it alright! Here's my horror story from...
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