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Biking tips

Whether you are just beginning to learn to ride a motorbike or you are veteran with years of experience, a biker should never stop learning. We hope to impart a little of our extensive biking knowledge through these blog posts.

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From adjusting a chain to restoring a classic, nothing beats the satisfaction of working on your own motorcycle, which is why our experts bring you regular tips and guides on how to carry out those simple, and not so simple, tasks.

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Electric mopeds and scooters: the future of commuting?

The world of electric vehicles (EVs) is still very new in comparison to more traditional vehicles driven by the internal combustion engine, but battery power is becoming more popular than ever and is massively disrupting the motorcycle industry.

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Top five… cruisers that aren’t American

Cruisers, or custom bikes as they are also known, are popular with a wide range of riders. They’re low, easy to ride, designed to be modified and look great.

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Note for our Carole Nash customers: Make sure when making a claim, you’re using your genuine insurance provider!

No one wants to make an insurance claim but, when you do, you want the peace of mind that the person on the other end of the phone has your best interests at heart and is not out to make a quick buck at your expense.

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The Rules Around Listening to Music Whilst on The Road

Here in the UK, we love to listen to music whilst out on the road. If we’re jumping on a bike for a Sunday ride you can bet that we’ll be travelling along to a soundtrack – 64% of road users told us they always put a tune on. But what are the rules...

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Brainteaser: Can you spot all the safety and security hazards?

We all know how important safety and security is when looking after our cars and motorcycles. Based on estimates from the Crime Survey for England and Wales from the Office for National Statistics, there is a 3.3% chance of your motorcycle being stolen,...

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How to… upgrade your motorcycle’s brake lines

If you are looking to improve your bike’s braking ability, then upgrading the brake lines should be one of your first ports of call. Your motorcycle’s brake lines are very important as they deliver brake fluid under pressure from the master cylinder to...

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How to… store your bike during the coronavirus lockdown

With the on-going coronavirus situation, it doesn’t look like we’ll be out riding our bikes for leisure anytime soon. Unless you’re a key worker and you use two-wheels to get to and from your place of work, your pride and joy should be tucked away until...

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How to… repair a motorcycle tyre puncture

Picking up a puncture is one of the most common reasons for a flat tyre on your motorbike. Punctures happen when a foreign object pierces the tyre, creating a gap for the air inside the tyre to pass through. Getting a puncture repaired is not as simple as...

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How to… adjust your motorcycle’s suspension

Adjusting your bike’s suspension is one of the most satisfying modifications you can make to your motorcycle at home. The good news is that most modern bikes have adjustable suspension, you don’t need specialist tools to do it, and it’s quicker and easier...

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How to… fix your motorcycle DIY mistakes

While the UK, along with the rest of the world, is on lockdown due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many of us are spending extended amounts of time in our garages, carrying out maintenance and making modifications to our motorcycles. When everything is going...

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How to Prepare For Riding Your Motorcycle Long Distances

Most riders like to challenge themselves on their motorcycle, and for many, nothing beats the thrill of going on a real adventure on their two-wheeled pride and joy. It’s an opportunity to explore the country-side, take in spectacular scenery, and test...

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Why You Sometimes Have to Take Your Helmet off at Petrol Stations

You’ve probably been in this situation before, when you pull up to a petrol station and start filling up, only to hear a sudden muffled voice coming from the tannoy. You turn around and see the puzzled face staring at you from inside the station, while...

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