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Globe trotter Nick Sanders at work

Nick Sanders will be presenting his life and adventures at 15 Yamaha dealers around the country over the next month.

Focusing on his latest trip, the Incredible Ride, where Nick rode his Yamaha XT1200Z Super Ténéré 51,000 miles up and down the Americas three times – the last two laps in 46 days – it is an evening where visitors can immerse themselves in the mind-set of an adventurer who can ride 1000 miles in one day.


Tickets are free (but limited at each event) and everyone who attends gets a free DVD from Nick. To reserve a place contact one of the dealers from the list below or email Nick at

Full location details and contacts are available on

Book tickets early for the 2012 Cholmondeley Pageant of Power, Cholmondeley Castle, Malpas, Cheshire, and get 25% off. Now in its fifth year, adult pageant day tickets are available from £18 (Friday), with a ticket to see all the best action on Saturday or Sunday now £24 – a 25% reduction on last year’s price. Under-16s tickets are also currently available free of charge. Visit or call 01829 772432.


CMM contributor and two-stroke genius Stan Stephens is selling his Windle sidecar outfit fitted with a new special 350 Banshee engine. Stan used the outfit for hill climbs but it is eligible for either F350 or the 500 two-stroke class. There are different swingarms and wheels included. The outfit has been built almost entirely from new parts. Price £5000. Contact Stan on 01732 760337 days or at



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