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Observed Trial (Trial)
Tuesday 29th March 2016
Observed Trial competitions, or Trial for short, have been popular in the UK for almost as long as motorcycling has been around. The precursor to Scrambles and Motocross yet still a thriving sport in its own right, Trial riding is the ultimate test of a rider’s skill in handling a motorcycle.

What is Enduro Riding?
Friday 18th March 2016

The differences that separate Motocross from the world of Enduro may be subtle, but those differences transform the riding into a completely different sport!


Motocross
Monday 7th March 2016

Originally known as Scrambles in the UK, Motocross evolved from trials riding in the early part of the 20th century when delicate balancing and strict scoring lost favour to the more exciting concept of being t


Preparing Your Motorbike for Winter
Wednesday 28th October 2015
Winter is fast approaching and for many it will soon be time to store away their motorbike and wait for the rain and snow to pass for another year. For others though, this isn't an option and now is the perfect time to prepare your bike for winter riding.

Touring Abroad On Your Motorbike
Friday 18th September 2015
This brief guide aims to provide a starting point for those considering travelling abroad by motorcycle, and outlines some of the key factors to think about when planning your trip. Whether it be a few days in France or a few weeks exploring further afield, the principles are the same; the only differences are budget and time.

Kawasaki ZX-10R - Which style of bike best suits me and my needs?
Friday 18th September 2015

The excitement and anticipation of jumping aboard your new motorcycle can be overwhelming, often causing you to make some hasty, uneducated and sometimes regrettable decisions. Before buying any bike it’s always best to do a little research about the kinds of bikes that are available for your budget, licence category and style of riding.


Motorbike Security & Storage
Thursday 27th August 2015

It is a sad fact of life that motorbikes are regularly stolen, and that is why as a motorcyclist you should have security at the forefront of your mind whenever you park up.


Advanced Motorcycling With IAM
Friday 5th June 2015

For 50 years the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM), the UK’s leading road safety charity, has been providing advice and training to Britain’s motorists.


Motorcycle Maintenance
Monday 1st June 2015

Routine maintenance of your motorcycle is vital to keeping your bike in the best condition possible and safe to ride at all times.  There are a handful of checks that you can do on a regular basis to ensure you keep your


What Should I Wear To Ride My Motorcycle?
Tuesday 14th April 2015
We all think that it won’t happen to us, but it’s more or less inevitable that at some point in your motorcycling life you will have an accident. Whether it’s through fault of your own or somebody else’s, it’s going to hurt. And although there are currently no laws in the U.K. to govern it, most bikers take their personal safety serious and choose to protect themselves against this risk, as well as the elements. The market is flooded with motorcycle clothing of many different varieties, qualities and levels of protection. These pages aim to give you a base knowledge of why these items are a MUST for todays motorcyclist and what to look for when choosing your new wardrobe.

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