these are some tips that i experienced and gained from the internet that i would like to share with you guys. i'll make it short. 1) starting an event: -hold a meeting with members regarding the purpose, destination, route, date. -confirm the status of the participants. -group should be in manageable size. -plan at least a month ahead before the final day. 2) preparation: -double check your bike condition one day before ride (tyres, engine oil, brakes, and lamps.) -be sure to bring necessary items and as light as possible (bright jacket, raincoat, documents, etc.) -have a good rest on the night. no alcohol. -arrive on time at the gathering point.. with full tank of course. 3) briefing: -head count from the list. unattended rider need to be informed. -get to know each other. introduce yourself. -assign group lead and tail with experience riders. -discuss the next fuel stop, resting spots, hand signals, etc. 4) safety riding: -ride in formation.. with a maximum of 2 rows. preferable zig-zag. -keep safe distance between front and back, side by side. -check your side mirror periodically. -never skip your row, and ride in manner. 5) back up plan: -regroup if someone left behind. -prepare a 2nd route just in case of emergency. -have specialist in first aid kit, repair kit. -inform your relatives about your trip. have fun!