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A strip of land for bikers to ride safely in and around the Coventry area

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On the 15th September 2017 we lost one of bike life's super stars, Tyrone Evans Shields also known as Mr Mechanic. Tyrone lived and breathed bike life and it was his passion and what he lived for. At 9.42pm on 15th September 2017 Tyrone was involved in an accident on the A444 Phoenix Way where he came off a quad bike and was killed. Bike life lost one of its best riders and hero's. In Tyrone's strong and unforgettable memory we would like to campaign for a strip of land where bikers can take their push bikes, motorbikes and quad bikes and practice safely and have their Sunday fun day. We would like this strip to give bikers a safe and controlled place to ride in Tyrone's memory as he would have liked. We want to try and encourage riders off the main roads and onto private land where they can ride safely and in the company of one another. This also prevents any harm coming to those of the public by keeping bikes off main roads. We want to try and do this to prevent anymore accidents happening or anymore lives being lost in the bike community like Ty's.

As we are aware and featured in the inside out on BBC 1 the police are operating a zero tolerance attitude towards the bikes by raiding houses and compounding the bikes but it is a ever growing community and we want to try and channel this community in a positive way rather then being called 'nonsense bikers'. The idea of a strip has been trailed and tested in other cities and has worked and now we would like to campaign for this in the West Midlands area. 

So please join us in finding a safe place for riders to ride and where we can ride in Ty's memory and in peace by signing this campaign.

If we can save 1 life and 1 family from going through what we are by getting this strip and keeping bikers off the main roads where it is dangerous then Tyrone would be proud.

For further information please watch the following episode of inside out on BBC iplayer

Ride in paradise Mr Mechanic and we will do our best to give the bike life community a place to ride safely in your memory.

16/12/1995 - 15/09/2017 - Our Hero Mr Mechanic1622

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