beginners

Types of helmet explained

Types of Motorcycle Helmet Explained (Novice Friendly)

You have spent the last 2 months debating on which bike to purchase and finally it’s on order. Now you’re quickly discovering that with so many types of motorcycle helmets…

motorcycle helmets - 17 must know facts for the novice rider

A Beginners Guide To Motorcycle Helmets – 17 Answers To The Most FAQ

Your motorcycle helmet will be the most important bit of safety gear you purchase. Here’s 17 common questions and their answers to help you choose, maintain and get the most…

beginners guide to motorcycle helmets

How long do motorcycle tires last

How Long Do Motorcycle Tires Last?

Motorcycle tires don’t last forever, it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to work that one out, but they can also last a lot longer in storage than you might think….

riding a motorcycle at night

Riding a Motorcycle at Night

Sometimes riding a motorcycle can become a little sketchy, bad weather is one example but another is definitely riding a motorcycle at night.  Many of us avoid riding at night…

do motorcycle helmets expire

Do Motorcycle Helmets Expire?

A motorcycle helmet is the single most important piece of kit a motorcyclist can own. It protects us from head injuries, road debris and the elements. Yet more often than…

buying a motorcycle

Best Time to Buy a Motorcycle & Get Yourself a Great Deal

Is there ever a bad time to buy a motorcycle? If you have enough disposable cash in the bank, enough room in the garage and an understanding partner who’ll do…

What is the Meaning of CC in Bikes?

When you are looking to buy your first motorcycle you are going to quickly realise that the manufacturers put a lot of emphasis on the CC of their bikes. What…

What-is-CC-in-Bikes?

Motorcycles for women – 9 Ideal Bikes For Female Riders

As a woman in 2021 you might think that writing an article about specific motorcycles for women is ridiculous, well let me beg to differ and explain why it is…

8 cheap retro motorcycles

Cheap Retro Motorcycles – 8 Bikes For The Budget Conscious Rider

While it is true that most new retro bikes come with a premium price tag, there are several cheap retro motorcycles available for those not wanting to break the bank….

Which is the best oil for your motorcycle

Best Engine Oil For Bikes

With the Covid lockdown and riding for pleasure banned for the duration here on the Isle of Man, I decided to service the Triumph Bobber myself. A quick search for the best motorcycle…

How To Make a Cafe Racer Comfortable – 7 Tips To Improve Your Ride

Want a Cafe Racer but worried about the riding position? Building your own Cafe Racer but afraid you’ll be in no shape to reach those clip-ons by the time it…

cafe racer vs sportsbike

Café Racer v Sports Bike: What’s the difference?

The Cafe Racer v Sports Bike dilemma pops up in my inbox more than most. Usually they’re from someone who rides a Sports Bike but giving serious thought to purchasing…

cafe racer vs sportsbike

Are motorcycles cheaper than cars

Are Motorcycles Cheaper Than Cars?

As I sit here, a rather tired out 47-year-old that’s been involved with cars & bikes since a youngster, I’ve been totting up the different vehicles that I’ve owned, both…

Are motorcycles cheaper than cars

Are motorcycles more dangerous than cars?

Are Motorcycles More Dangerous Than Cars?

“Sorry mate, I didn’t see you” … a phrase so common that it even became an acronym – SMIDSY. When I was first learning to ride on the road (I’d…

Are motorcycles more dangerous than cars?

The Indian Scout Bobber

Are Bobbers Good Beginner Motorcycles?

If you are just getting into riding motorcycles, then it is a good idea to buy a ride that is appropriate for your skill level. There are several comments on…

The Indian Scout Bobber

a modern classic - the triumph bobber

What Is a Modern Classic Motorcycle?

With so many different genre of motorcycle it can be hard to keep up with them all. Retro’s, Naked’s, UJM’s, Vintage, Antique, Classic and modern Classic motorcycles to name a…

a modern classic - the triumph bobber