Event Safety Is No Accident

Matt Polaine

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NEG info:

Name: Matt Polaine
DoB: 27:09:1966
BC number: 834764 Senior Silver
Vehicle reg: AY53 CDU
Make/Model/Colour: Yamaha/FJR1300/Silver
Mobile number: 0777 9 555 200
Postcode: CB1 3LF


  • NEGGB L3. Experience: BC Premier (static only), Nationals, sportifs, charity, triathlon (draft buster).
  • BC Assistant Commissaire. Experience: minimal.
  • Have sound experience working/instructing police riders (eg Tour of the Fens, Lincoln GP etc).
  • Registered TE Official (Level 1). Lead TE Official moto for ITU World Championships in London 2013. Moto for ITU 2014 too.
  • Organised (logisitics, accomodation, finances, tracking) 24/7 5 day event moto cover for Audax UK's LEL2013 1,400km event.
  • Basic First Aid (SJA) and DIN13164 kit.
  • Some experience with pillion photographers (not NEGGB events).
  • Have NEGGB/BC/TE/'neutral jerkins, blade, whistle, flag, NEGGB frequency radio (own).
  • Transport Engineering background (sightlines, A-pillar issues etc).
  • Iron Butt UK member - can take long hours/distance, know limitations.
  • Experienced BC Cat4/3 / long distance Audax cyclist.
  • Above average cycle mechanical knowledge.
  • Cambridge City, East Anglia.
  • Nigel Farquhar and Tom Morton are my area coordinators; Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Essex, Norfolk.
  • Nigel Farquhar is also my mentor.
  • I am also registered with AMR, TE / Trish Shaw.
  • NOTE: I am willing to travel outside my region in some cases, in order to progress to L3>L2. Please ask about this.

Other info:

  • As a past CAT4/3 cyclist I have a good sense or where to be in a peloton, and what cyclists' needs are.
  • I am still in full-time employment with young family. My time for NEGGB is limited and usually booked in diary for whole racing season by April. I also have cycling events to do too!

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Reply Duncan Baker
4:58 AM on April 18, 2013 
Excellent Matt. See you soon.
Reply Ben Wilkes
4:33 PM on April 17, 2013 
See you in London :-)
Reply nigelf
3:55 PM on October 4, 2012 
Good man Matt. Every cloud and all that eh. Hopefully see you about soon.
Reply David Schindler
11:52 AM on December 21, 2010 
Hello Matt,

Have you passed your IAM test?

I thought I had you down for the RoSPA training when you passed the IAM.

David Schindler Mob: 07818 427328