Bikers can get tips at scheme

MOTORBIKERS can learn about a new training scheme during and event in Matlock Bath on Sunday.

Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership’s motorcycle meet will be taking place at the Pavilion car park between 1pm and 4pm. Visitors will be able to pick up a free copy of The Bikers’ Guide to Derbyshire 2011.

Derbyshire BikeSafe shows qualified riders how to cope with the challenges they face on the road.

Andy Adlington, the partnership’s motorcycle project officer, said: “Motoring on two wheels is a challenge – and savvy riders know there’s always room for improvement. That’s why we launched Derbyshire BikeSafe at the start of this year’s leisure riding season. Why not come along and brush up on your skills.”