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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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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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How To Avoid Fatigue Riding Your Motorbike

Driver fatigue is still a huge threat when it comes to motorcycle safety, with the risk of a terrible, possibly fatal accident occurring if you fall asleep riding your motorcycle.  Car and truck drivers are perhaps more at risk, due to longer stints...

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How to keep your motorbike running costs down

Owning a motorbike is one of life’s great joys but it’s not something that comes without associated costs. There’s the upkeep and general maintenance of the bike, as well as the day-to-day running costs, which over time, can really add up. That’s why...

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Tips For New Motorbike Riders From The Experts

Every year, thousands of motorbike riders go through their test, and take to the road on two-wheels for the first time. Even after passing, riding without the support from an instructor for the first time can be quite a daunting experience. However, with...

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Young drivers: Car or motorbike?

Are motorbikes cheaper to buy than cars? Obviously it depends on what you want to buy, and shopping around may mean you find unexpected deals on both, especially if you’re going for something used – which, as a young driver, you probably will be.

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Ways To Improve Your MPG

With Christmas just around the corner (well, nearly…) most of us will be looking for ways we can save a few extra pennies here and there. If you’re a regular rider, one way you can save some much-needed funds is by cutting back on your fuel usage. Don’t...

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Touring Season Preparation Tips

We don’t know about you, but we’ve been counting down the days ’till we can jump on our motorbikes without having to think about packing our ‘just in case’ waterproofs. And as this winter has been, shall we say, a little wetter than usual, we’ve kept...

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