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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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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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Staying Focused Whilst Riding Your Motorbike

Arguably the most important safety concern when riding your motorbike is staying focused. Now, it does sound absurd but losing focus can actually be pretty easy. We’ve all been there, you’re stuck in a long line of traffic coasting along and the next...

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What is Filtering And is it Legal in The UK?

Filtering through traffic on your motorbike is fundamentally a safe thing to do, as long as you do it right – and it is perfectly legal in the UK. However, it’s important to remember that any form of overtaking has its risks, and filtering still has laws...

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How to insure a moped

With ever increasing fuel costs and rising congestion on our roads, it’s no wonder that many people are choosing to ride mopeds.  Mopeds can be generally cheaper when it comes to insurance and running costs, and they’re an ideal vehicle for commuting...

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Motorbike Insurance For Young Riders

Similar to car insurance, in most cases, young motorbike riders have to pay a higher insurance premium due to the fact they’ve probably only recently passed their tests and don’t have much experience out on the road just yet. Here’s the different types of...

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Will Black Box Insurance Be Available For Motorbikes?

When it comes to measuring the performance of a road user, black box devices are handy. Also known as telematics, the technology works by tracking a vehicle’s movements through GPS and allows insurance providers to assess an individual’s skill. Location,...

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8 Ways To Give Your Riding Skills A Real Boost

There’s nothing quite like taking your two-wheeled pride and joy out for a spin on a beautiful summer’s day. But even after years of taking trips on a motorbike, many riders are always striving to make their experience even better, by seeking out ways to...

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