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  • 2022 AFR Rider Reunion – Pay now - AFR Summer Ride Out 2022 Paul Moore has just posted the following: “I know it seems like a long time to go but you have to get in early on these things! I asked for opinions on whether this would be a good idea and got a resounding and very positive response! Therefore, I have […]
  • Airborne Forces Riders – Ride out 2022 - ADVANCE NOTICE (No bookings allowed yet) Our planned weekend ride out is in the early planning stage.  The location has been decided.  The cost is likely to be around £50 per head, covering a two night stay.  Accommodation is much better than Albert Sreet Mill in Belfast in 1971…but it is “group” accommodation.  So, it […]
  • Ride of Respect 2021 confirmed - Meet the team of Airborne Forces Riders who are riding the SAMA82 Ride of Respect 2021 The Riders are: Paul Moore (60)9 Para Sqn REBike: Honda GL1800 Goldwing Andrew ‘Charlie’ McColgan (59)9 Para Sqn REBike: Honda GL1500 Goldwing Tony McKie (45)1 Bn The Parachute RegimentBike: Honda ST1100 Pan European Phil Damant (57)Royal Air ForceBike: BMW […]
  • Last farewell for an Airborne Rider - We sadly said farewell to Dave Pollock  at Nuneaton Crematorium on Friday 12th March 2021.  It was a sign of how loved and respected he was that, despite Covid restrictions over twenty Riders and Supporters turned up to escort him on his final journey. Dave was a huge advocate of the Airborne Riders and will […]
  • Arnhem – prepare for Brexit fallout - Those of us going to Arnhem in September will be aware that, as we are no longer in the EU, things have changed.  So, how is it likely to affect us on the ground?  Here is a post from Facebook from someone who is in Europe on a bike.  It’s an interesting read: I use […]
  • Ride of Respect 2021 video - Here is what it is all about: Ride of Respect 2021 video  
  • Ride of Respect 2021 Appeal - The outline route for this year’s Ride of Respect is listed below.  As in previous years the riders will be undertaking this mammoth ride at their own expense.  A fund raising page has been set up so that we can all “participate” in the ride by making a contribution to the costs.  All donations will […]
  • FORWARD PLAN – Falklands Ride of Respect 2022 - FORWARD PLAN – Falklands Ride of Respect 2022 Not publishing this openly yet as I don’t want people to get confused between this years Falklands Ride of Respect in August and what me and Charlie are planning for 2022……but this is an Airborne Forces Riders sneak peek at next year’s route. Start point: Liberty Lodge […]
  • Dave Pollock RIP - Message from our President Passing – Dave Pollock It is with great sadness that we have been informed of the passing of Dave Pollock in the early hours of this morning, having succumbed to his fight with cancer. (Wed 10 Feb 2021) Dave was a former member of 9 Parachute Squadron RE, and active Airborne […]
  • Post Brexit – what to consider! - Nigel Barnett put this excellent briefing on Facebook.  Just in case you missed it, here it is in full: Green Cards, International Driving Permits (IDP) and travel insurance. As we are all aware, the rules for travelling abroad have changed, nothing too onerous but boxes that need to be ticked. Green Cards can be ordered […]