NAM Fish and Chip run to REEDHAM Friday 5th July


NAM Fish and Chip run to REEDHAM Friday 5th July

Meet Tesco Harford Bridge  Norwich for the 6.30pm start       

L out of Tesco to A47  –  L out A47

Take Postwick business pk exit

SO through rbts to Plumstead Rd

R    to    Panxworth

R    B1140    sp Gt Yarmouth

L A47    to    Acle

Take slip road before rbt

R at rbt over A47

R at mini rbt to REEDHAM NR13 3TN

Over Railway bridge turn left (2nd L) at village turn right to river front

park up, there is a footpath up to fish and chip shop t: 01493 700706

Enjoy… Cheers Paul m: 07834-600665 

NAM CLUB NIGHT Don’t forget next Thursday at Dunston Hall


Don’t forget next Thursday at Dunston Hall

We have the East Anglian Air Ambulance to tell us all about their kind of work.  I know we like to think we’ll always hopefully just remain observers…


But you never ever know do you?  See you next Thursday usual venue Dunston Hall, Ipswich Road Norwich at around 7.30pm for eight

Cheers Paul m: 07834-600665

PS: Just noticed a “typo” in the NAM mag re Sunday’s ride says 18th June !  Of course it’s Sunday 16th June on the web!

NAM Fish & Chip Ride – This Friday

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NAM Important Notice

It’s that time again folks – The NAM Fish and Chip Ride.

This Friday 7th June meet Wroxham petrol station 6.30pm

Matt Jackson leading the way via Hoveton, Coltishall, Horsted,

Buxton, Blickling, Saxthorpe, Binham, Stiffkey then Wells next the Sea.

Route is attached, if lost it’s 10 Quayside, NR23 1AH opposite the harbour

Meet at Wroxham petrol station at 6.30pm

Take A1151 to Hoveton

L B1354 to Coltishall, Horstead

[email protected] mini Rbt to Buxton, Aylsham

L A140

[email protected] Rbt to Blickling, Saxthorpe

L B1354 to A148

R A140 then left Unclass to Binham, Stiffkey

L A149 to Wells

Fish and Chips at Frenchies 10 Quayside NR23 1AH

NB: It’s opposite  the harbour


NAM Members, BMW Garmisch this year ???


If you are planning on going to the BMW rally of the year Garmisch-Partenkirchen this year (5 to 7 July) we may be able to save you some cash.  A long time NAM member Bruce Chilton has a pal Paul Winder who lives nearby and can put you on the right track as regards accommodation.

NB Garmisch is very expensive at that time like 400 to 500

Euros for three nights, but just down the road if you know where – you can stay over and it will be much cheaper. Paul says if you’re going to Garmisch then e-mail him direct at [email protected] and he’ll point you in the right direction.

Sounds like a great deal to me so thanks Bruce for the nod.

Regards Paul m:07834-600665

NAM CLUB NIGHT this coming Thursday 18 April 2013


Don’t forget it’s NAM CLUB NIGHT

This Thursday 18 April at Dunston Hall,

Ipswich Road, Norwich, NR14 8PQ


Our speaker is Tony Carter, editor of “Motorcycle Sport & Leisure” as well as bike tester and TV commentator for Eurosport World Superbikes +++

It’ll be a great evening – see you there!

Cheers Paul m: 07834-600665

NAM CLUB NIGHT this coming Thursday 21 March 2013

Calling All NAM Members…

Next Thursday 21 March is not only the first day of spring and “Hurrah For That” but it’s NAM’s first Club Night for 2013.


We have the loquacious, the incisive, the perspicacious and the much travelled Paddy Tyson from MAG talking about the latest in biking politics and tales from the world of “Overland” – adventure world travel.

Paddy on “Peggy” his beloved Pegaso 650

See you – Dunston Hall, Norwich, NR14 8PQ sometime around 7.30 pm.

Cheers Paul m: 07834-600665

Saturday 2 March 2013 is a big day for BMW Lind

Hi Guys

I keep telling myself spring is almost here but every time I do there’s another week of zero temperatures!

But it can’t hold on for much longer… surely not ?

Whatever Saturday 2 March 2013  is a big day for BMW Lind have the launch of the all new water cooled GS.

The best selling motorbike over 125cc in the UK

We’ll be there with the NAM banner so if you’ve an hour to spare your company would be welcome.
Easy stuff just talking NAM and bikes to bikers
Let me know if you can make it.  Thanks Paul
m: 07834-600665 e: [email protected]

NAM CHRISTMAS CLUB NIGHT – Thursday 20th Dec 2012




OK maybe not quite an extravanganza but… a fun and

   relaxing evening at the NAM QUIZ – 5 rounds of really

 easy questions – the answers are harder (but not that hard)



  Five rounds in all – with prizes for the winning team and

“something” for the losers… Buffet as well – See you there

Bring a pal, the wife, the family show ’em what you know!!!

 See you this Thursday 7.30pm at Dunston Hall, Norwich

 (20 Dec usual place).  Paul m: 07834-600665

NAM Club Night 15 November

Hi NAMers…

Club Night Thursday 15 November and since it’s getting cold out there you’ll be very pleased to know we have Alex Jackson coming to talk about…AFRICA !

Alex runs Kaapstad Motorcycle Adventure Tours Limited and also works as a safari guide and ranger
in South Africa, where they have summer in November, can’t be bad!!! 

 Alex also has the “Stop Rhino Poaching” logo on his e-mail; sounds like a good idea.

See you at Dunston Hall, Ipswich Road, Norwich, NR14 8PQ around 7.30pm –

Bring a friend….  Cheers Paul mob: 07834-600665 

NAM Club Night next Thursday 18 October

We hope it never happens but sometimes… it does !!!

Dainese have just launched their D-Air system and we have Nigel Bosworth from main distributers Moto-Direct along to tell us what’s new in the world of protective motorbike clothing.

Might be time to bin that old army surplus gear chaps !!!

See you at Dunston Hall, Norwich at the usual time 7.30pm

Cheers Paul mob: 07834-600665

NAM Club Night 20 Sept 2012

NAM Club Night Thursday evening 20 September

SERV Operations Manager and NAM Member Kevin Moore
will give us the low down on what Blood Bikes is all about and
it’s not just about the bike while pretending to be a speed cop !

SERV Norfolk is run by a group of volunteers who deliver vital
materials such as blood and plasma out of working hours.

Riders need to have an IAM (or equivalent) qualification and
an interest in society – want to find out more, then come along.

The usual venue:  Dunston Hall, Ipswich Road, Norwich.

Cheers Paul m: 07834-600665

NAM Meeting – Don’t forget !!!

NAM – Don’t forget !!!

NAM Club Night this Thursday 16 Aug.
It’s a social evening with a free buffet.

So no speakers to interrupt your tales
of “derring do” on the bike or whatever!

Dunston Hall, Ipswich Road, Norwich.
The usual time 7.30pm. See you there.

Regards Paul m: 07834-600665

NAM rider training

NAM Members
If you’ve never been then you really should try…

Martin Hopp’s Advanced Machine Skill Course.
Ask around and you’ll find those who’ve been say
“It’s one of the best motorbike skill days there is”
SUNDAY AUGUST 26th at Carver Barracks
They start at 08.45hrs and finish apprx 16.00hrs.
The cost is a very reasonable £125 – as you will
realise over the following days, weeks & months.

Rush hour traffic no more a problem – Interested ?
e: [email protected] or go to for details
Cheers Paul m: 07834-600665

NAM Club Night next Thursday

NAM Club Meeting

Don’t forget…next Thursday 19 July we have Iain Temperton,
Casualty Reduction Education & Development, Norfolk County Council talking about
motorcycle casualties – the real thing not all that sensationalist guff you read about!!

That said funny things happen when you’re not looking – so let’s make sure it’s not us…..

See you next Thursday evening
Cheers Paul m: 07834-600665

NAM – Thetford Bike Show Sunday

Hi NAMers

A REMINDER Sunday 15 July 2012 is Thetford & District Motorcycle Show

So if you’ve got something to show in the “Best Bike” category………..

Or just check out the rest of the show, all profits to EA Air Ambulance.

e: [email protected] or t: Jane/Alan 01842-763744

Cheers Paul m: 07834-600665

NAM – Fish & Chips ride out 29 June 2012

Calling all NAM members… ride out…

The original and still the best take away meal

FISH and CHIPS next Friday evening 29 June


Meet at Wroxham petrol station at 6.30pm
Take A1151 to Hoveton
L B1354 to Coltishall, Horstead
[email protected] mini Rbt to Buxton,
Aylsham L A140
[email protected] Rbt to Blickling, Saxthorpe
L B1354 to A148
R A140 then left Unclass to Binham, Stiffkey
L A149 to Wells
Fish and chips at Frenchies opp harbour

Cheers Paul m:07834-600665

Reminder NAM Thursday 21 June 2012

NAM next Thursday evening we have Paddy Tyson from MAG.

Motorcycle Action Group campaigns to protect and promote the interests and rights of all riders, so good stuff.

Plus Paddy will be talking about his experiences on biking around the world.

Find out more – next Thursday evening
21 June Dunston Hall 7.30pm
See you there Paul m: 07834-600665

Advanced Machine Skills

NAM Members

You want to ride better than you do???

You’re not too hot in the city traffic ???

All that braking, weaving and dodging.

Well relax, help is at hand with HRT…..that’s Hopp Rider Training by the way !

Martin Hopp’s Advanced Machine Skill course is proven and one of the best.

HRT are at The Old Debden Airfield near Saffron Walden Sunday 24 June 2012

The cost is £115 for the day, don’t hang around places are going fast, call now !

e: [email protected] or

text Martin on 07881-878989… or…

call me, Paul m: 07834-600665

NAM – AGM next Thursday!

NAM Members – it’s that time again
Time to have your say – good, bad, change?

Whatever, put Thursday 17 May in the diary
Usual place, Dunston Hall, Norwich 7.30pm
Oh yes there’s a free buffet to keep you going
See you there – Paul mob: 07834-600665

NAM Fish & Chip Run

Hi NAM Guys & Gals
25th May the first Fish & Chip run of 2012

Dep. Tesco car-park (the usual) at 6.30pm
Arr. Swaffham town centre going via
Caister St. Edmund, Hempnall, The Pulhams,
Watton, B1077 to Swaffham – see route below

See you there, Paul mob: 07834-600665


FISH & CHIP RUN – Friday 25th May 2012

Dep. Tesco Harford Bridge Norwich 6.30pm

Left from Tesco to A47
2nd exit to Caister St Edmund
R to Hempnall
R ½ mile then L to Starston
R to The Pulhams/A140
SO B1134 to B1077
R B1077 to Attleborough/Watton
L B1108 through Watton
R at rbt B1077 to Swafham
Park in town centre O/S fish & chip shop

Spring Holiday – MSL Tours deal

NAM Members – do you fancy “A Good Deal”?

I’ve just been talking to Peter Avard of MSL Tours… Peter has a very special deal 25-28 May in Belgium/Ardennes. A Gourmet w/e sponsored by Belgium Tourist Office.

So it’s NOT the £399 brochure price but just £295, 2 on a bike, £315 solo.

This is a very good deal – check it out Tour 03 a.s.a.p.

Cheers Paul m:07834-600665

Triumphant date for your diary

Fellow NAMers
A triumphant date for your diary
Thursday 22 March 2012
Time to Explore…
the all new for 2012…
World-wide launch Thursday evg 22 March
Book a test ride + hog roast & prize draw
Lings – Triumph, Watton, IP25 6AH
See you there – Paul m: 07834-600665

NAM – Cadwell Park with Hopp Rider Training

Hi Guys

NAM track day enthusiasts will have seen Cadwell 5 July with “Hopp Rider Training”. Note, this is a RIDER TRAINING DAY for everyone!

New bikers, experienced fellas, Fireblade riders, even Harley men, just about anyone who simply wants to improve their road riding skills.

If you want some experienced company NAM observer Peter Rix and Amanda have already booked and will be B&B-ing so fresh for the day.

So when you book mention Peter’s name in the “who are you riding with” box as with 10 or more you each get a £10 discount – This is a brill’ FUN day so what’s stopping you….

Note: To those going to Cadwell Park 5th July Sn Observer Peter Rix and Amanda will be at The Black Horse PH, Main Road, Donington on Bain, Louth, LN11 9TJ which is very near to Cadwell Park. Tel: 01507-343640  B&B £56 for a twin, £37 a single.

A good night’s sleep the day before is definitely a good idea – getting up at 4.00am riding 115 miles NOT a good idea !!!

Any queries give me a call Paul m: 07834-600665


Date for your diaries…

Hi NAM’ers
Date for your diaries…

Sat/Sunday 31 Mar/1 Apr

CJ Ball in Salehouse Road, Norwich NR7 9AB
are having a full w/e launch for the all new Honda Crosstourer

Check out for details.

It looks good – BMW watch out !

Get ready, summer’s getting closer.
Paul m: 07834-600665

OBITUARY – Bruce Harrison

Sad news, many of you will remember Bruce Harrison and his red VFR – he even made it part of his e-mail address “[email protected]… Bruce, a popular and regular member of NAM for many years, had been slowly recovering from cancer and had undergone several operations; sadly Bruce died last Monday (20 February) in the end succumbing to septicaemia.

He had been suffering from cancer for over two years but amazingly never made a big show about it although it did restrict his bike riding. I met Bruce and his wife Nicola last October purely by accident when on the pier at Southwold; he looked frail but as ever cheerful and chatty. His last NAM club night was of course the Christmas Quiz where he participated with vigour, unfortunately not for the winning team but as they say it’s the taking part that matters, as did it with Bruce.

He was a keen rider and was both IAM and RoSPA qualified. Bruce, always ready to talk – about bikes of course – will be missed by everyone who knew and remembered him. Bruce old buddy at only 52 you were far too young to go.

The funeral is Monday 5th March at 10.40am.
Magalen Lawn Cemetery, Oriel Avenue, Gorleston, Norfolk, NR31 7JJ

Bruce HarrisonPicture: Bruce on the left just after early cancer treatment chatting to a pal and classic bike enthusiast at the Hunstanton Kite Festival – August 2010

Lind BMW launch

NAM Members…. 

Hi guys, it’s all happening – Lind BMW launch

the new K1300Shp, S1000rr, R1200GS Rally

+++ Saturday 4 February – everyone welcome
Lind Motorrad, Ber street, Norwich, NR1 3ES

See you there – Paul m: 07834-600665

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Worstead – NAM on show

Worstead - NAM on show

David Peart and David Mather on Polish border

David Peart and David Mather on Polish border

Paul M and David P on Italy/Slovenia border

Paul M and David P on Italy/Slovenia border