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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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Riding a prototype Moto2 machine | What are they really like?

Just how good is a modern Moto2-style race bike? Are they hard to ride, and is it the ultimate track-focussed toy? Carl Stevens raced a Dutch made Chassis Factory machine in the British championships to find out…

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Motorcycling Hall of Fame: DKW RT 125

The motorcycle that provided the facsimile for the post war years.

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Top 10… classic style 125cc scooters you can buy today

There are so scooter models to choose from, but here are 10 of our favourites to cater for all tastes and budgets.

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Can a Kawasaki Z900 really be a perfect track bike?

It’s fair to say that naked bikes are now more capable than ever. So, can you have as much fun on one as wallet busting sportsbike? Carl Stevens took a lightly modified Kawasaki Z900 to a race meeting, to see if it was as much fun as a full-on sports...

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Top five… things to look for at Isle of Man TT 2022

After a two year enforced absence caused by the pandemic, the Isle of Man TT is back and promises to be better than ever.

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New-era supersport shootout: Aprilia RS 660 Vs Yamaha R7

The supersport motorcycle is dead. Long live the supersport motorcycle…

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Top five… indispensable gadgets for you and your motorcycle

Even though our bikes leave the factory better than ever, there are plenty of people out there developing gadgets and accessories to enhance our riding lives even further.

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Top five… big capacity modern retros for 2022

Retro bikes are big business these days and come in all shapes and sizes. From funky learner bikes through to very traditional twins, there’s a classically styled motorcycle for riders of all ages and experience.

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A Sweet (Lamb) Motorcycle Adventure Experience

The UK motorcycle market has been adventure bike crazy for more than a decade now – but how many riders have or want to take their own bikes off road? Sweet Lamb in Wales aims to give them the opportunity in a controlled environment…

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Top five… motorbike demo tours to try this summer

Motorcycle manufacturers are vying for custom and always looking for new ways to get you to part with your cash. In recent years we’ve seen a rise in the number of demo tours running throughout the summer months – experience days where manufacturers give...

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Top five… retro learner bikes

Retro bikes are super cool these days and, the great thing is, you don’t even need to have a full licence to ride one.

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Win prizes for riding with KTM’s World Adventure Week

For one week in July, you’ll be rewarded for being adventurous and getting those miles in…

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