The team of Observers
The team of Observers
Derek Baker - National Observer
An experienced road bike rider of 40-years Derek displays a passion for motorcycling, having worked in the biking industry and spent his earlier years "playing" on the race track. He has been an Observer with IAM RoadSmart for 9-years. He is also our groups Chief Observer, a Local Observer Assessor and Group Secretary.
Paul Robinson - National Observer
A keen road bike rider who in a "past life" spent much of his time on the international side car MotoX circuit. He now competes in mountain bike events and is particulary fond of "down hill racing". He has been an Observer with IAM RoadSmart for 9-years. Paul is also a Local Observer Assessor and is our Groups Treasurer.
Mac Tattersall - National Observer
A wealth of experience of road bike riding having been riding now for a little over 40-years. Mac is a keen track day enthusiast and is also a Local Observer Assessor and is our Groups Chairman. He has been an Observer for IAM RoadSmart for 10-years.
Terry Leddington - Group Observer
The "comedian" of the group, always up for a laugh making friends wherever he goes "everyone loves Terry". He has been an Observer for IAM RoadSmart for 7-years and has been riding on the road for some 40 + years. He is also an active committee member with our group.
Kevin Mitchell - Group Observer
The "mechanic" of the group, Kevin is always ready to answer a members technical query! He is the "adventurer" of the group enjoying regular biking trips abroad. He has been an Observer with IAM RoadSmart for 9-years and plays an active part on our committee. He is also a keen track day enthusiast.
Richard Tromans - Local Observer
The "gentleman" of our group and one of our popular and keen Observers always happy to welcome prospective and new members and take them out on an assessed ride. He has been an IAM RoadSmart Observer for 2-years and is an active committee member.
Michael Bennett - National Observer
A keen motorcycle enthusiast Mike owns a number of bikes for different uses, touring, sport, adventure etc. In his earlier years he was a keen road and moto-X racer, today he is an accomplished and enthusiastic track day rider. He has been a member of IAM RoadSmart for 20-years and being keen to share his road riding experience with others became an Observer 7-years ago.
Clive Webster - Local Observer
An ex-guardsman with a huge appetite for a Sunday ride cooked breakfast and biking. He has been an Observer for IAM RoadSmart for 3-years and is an active member of our Committee and our "radio man".
Richard Turnock - Local Observer
Has been a road bike rider for 40 + years and an Observer with IAM RoadSmart for 2-years. Richard has also completed his "Masters" and is always keen to share his knowledge with new riders.
Jim Caddick - National Observer
Has only been riding bikes for around 7-years but during this time has chalked-up many miles. Jim qualified as a Local Observer for IAM RoadSmart 2-years ago and has also completed his "IAM RoadSmart Masters" test.
Alan Woodhouse - Local Observer
The "silver-fox" of our group and a keen road rider for over 40-years and an Observer for IAM RoadSmart for 7-years Alan is always keen to share his experience with new riders.
In memory of Chris Pagett - Local Observer
Our group wish to express their thanks to Chris for his outstanding contribution to the group. He will be much missed by the many friends he made within the group, a true biker to the core!