Ride& Skid t 03 June 2017

04th June 2017
The photographers View

The Skidders

Another fantastic day with Ride & Skid it yesterday and the weather was fine although it did look like it was going to bucket down at one stage during the afternoon.

Honda 125cc bike used by the riders

A few photos from Session 1 when the lads and lassies are familiarizing themselves with the bikes and the track. Everyone takes this session carefully and up to now I’ve not seen a faller in this session.

Session 2 - Adam, Aidan & Les show the wannabe speedway riders how to do a skid or a slide. It’s certainly not as easy as Aidan, Les & Aidan make it look as most of the riders find out!

Adam explains how it should be done

An early faller

Getting going!

Oops - he was ok

What it should look like

Yeh - getting there

This fella (Aidan Collins)can do it with his eyes shut! His next trick is blind folded!

By Jove he's got it!

Session 3 & 4 are pretty much the same, however during Session 3 the riders are led out by Aidan Collins who shows the riders the right lines to follow around the track. Session 4 the riders are left pretty much to their own devices and they do generate some speed and some excitement.

Aidan leads the riders out for Session 3

And this one is only for the braver riders

The session ends in a blaze of glory - only kidding

Thanks for looking.



Photo comment By Stuart Rogers: Some great photos of an amazing experience

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