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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.

Changes to UK Driving Licence
Monday 3rd August 2015

The Government has recently announced that from 8th June 2015 the paper counterpart to the UK driving licence photo card is invalid and holds no legal status, and the DVLA have instructed that they may be destroyed, retai

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.

Motorcycle Helmets: What's The Difference?
Tuesday 14th April 2015
Safety is paramount in all walks of life and motorcycling is no exception. That said, as it stands the only item of protective clothing you are required to wear by law while riding a motorcycle or moped is a helmet. The helmet you wear however must comply with one of these standards.

Getting A Motorcycle Licence
Tuesday 14th April 2015
Learning to drive any vehicle can be a daunting process for many people and there is a lot to think about, especially if you want to ride a motorcycle. The process of obtaining a full motorcycle licence is now a lengthy and sometimes costly one and shouldn’t be taken lightly. Although the initial stages of getting your licence are the same for both bikes and cars the theory of riding safely, the practical skills required and the dangers involved are very different and this is now recognised by the DVLA.