1980's muscle bike
Classic Motorcycles

1980’s Motorcycles – Best Bikes of the Decade

The 80’s were a great decade for motorcycles. The Japanese had beaten their European competition and were now battling between themselves which meant we got some amazing motorcycles. From the V-Max 1200, the ultimate muscle bike to the Honda VFR750R RC30, built purely for speed. […]

Are Triumphs really expensive?
Biker Life

Why Are Triumphs So Expensive?

Some people consider Triumph to be expensive, others believe they offer value for money. Here’s what I found after doing some price checks…. […]

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Isle of Man

TT2021 Cancelled

Following on from the cancellation of TT2020, the Manx Government have announced the same fate for TT2021. Perhaps learning from the errors of leaving the decision for TT2020 until the last minute, they have this time announced the cancellation well in advance […]

Which is the best oil for your motorcycle
Biker Life

Best Engine Oil For Bikes

With so many brands and types available how do you know which is the best oil for your bike? What exactly does 10W30 mean? Can you use car engine oil instead of bike oil? How often should you change your motorcycle oil? […]

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History of the Cafe Racer Movement

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Trends have come and gone but there have been few motorcycle movements as influential and powerful as the cafe racer […]

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