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The Best Motorcycle First Aid Kit

Published: 23 April, 2019

When you think of First Aid, it’s easy to think of a bike in a million pieces, the rider in a ditch and general pandemonium. But on the thousands of miles and probably two-hundred-plus rideouts I’ve done, I’ve only ever…

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The Best Motorcycle Ear Plugs

Published: 04 April, 2019

Your bike is making you deaf. That is, of course, if you don’t wear any form of hearing protection while riding. Just an hour on your bike at motorway speeds is enough time to cause hearing damage.  “I’m just nipping…

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The Best Outdoor Motorcycle Covers

Published: 04 April, 2019

If you own a bike but don’t have a garage, you have two enemies: oxygen; famous for corroding everything for billions of years and low-life scrotes, oxygen-wasters, out to pinch your pride and joy. For decades, the weather has been…

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The 10 Best Motorcycling Autobiographies

Published: 21 April, 2019

A list of books about the people that wrote history in their own way. Sure, this list of motorcycling autobiographies is mainly focused on motorcycle racers but the stories aren’t all about racing. From Joey Dunlop’s inner drive for success,…

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The 10 Best Motorcycle Travel Books

Published: 21 April, 2019

Let’s face it, we all need a bit of a kick up the backside from time to time. When it comes to motorcycle adventures, one thing that stops us from making our own adventure is that it’s all too easy…

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The 10 Best Motorcycle Technique Books

Published: 21 April, 2019

You might be from the school of thought that says, the only way to learn is to do but when it comes to motorcycles, being shown another way is always useful.  After all, you never stop learning. Whether you want…

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The Best Scooter Boots

Published: 11 June, 2019

If you ride a scooter or commute in urban areas on a motorbike, you might not want to wear a pair of proper motorcycle boots. They’re not as comfortable as trainers and they look a bit clunky. You might reason…

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The Best Adventure Motorcycle Boots

Published: 11 June, 2019

I can remember when the only people who wore adventure boots were London motorcycle couriers, bashing their way through gridlocked city streets. There never used to be a lot of choice. Off-road adventurers would either wear motocross boots, which are…

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The Best Motorcycle Racing Boots

Published: 11 June, 2019

Just how impressive are modern motorcycling boot ranges? There’s a veritable smorgasbord out there, from the eye-wateringly expensive to the ‘far more impressive than they really should be’ budget based fare. Easy therefore for anyone to fill their boots, appalling…

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The Best Motorcycle Rainsuits

Published: 13 June, 2019

One-piece waterproofs are a favourite for riders for know they’re going to be spending a lot of time in the saddle getting rained on. Fortunately for us, when it’s raining and we’re on the bike, unlike the image above, we…

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The Best Waterproof Motorcycle Tops

Published: 13 June, 2019

Getting out on your bike is an exciting prospect and you don’t want that ruined by a sudden downpour. If you have quality textile gear it should be waterproof but no matter how good your gear is, if you wear…

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The Best Waterproof Motorcycle Trousers

Published: 10 June, 2019

As bikers, we don’t like rain. Especially when it’s the middle of summer and meant to be sunny. Luckily, we don’t have to face the situation pictured above but even if you’re in a short downpour, no-one wants to get…

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TomTom Rider 500 vs. Garmin Zumo 396

Published: 10 June, 2019

TomTom and Garmin are the biggest players in the motorcycle GPS market. They are also renowned for their always-in-competition devices. Improperly defined as mid-range, their Rider 500 and Zumo 396 appeal to most riders. They are more affordable than their…

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TomTom 550 versus Garmin Zumo 595

Published: 10 June, 2019

TomTom and Garmin are heavyweight names on the motorcycle GPS scene. Their top of the range Rider 550 and Zumo 595, respectively, impress riders with a wealth of features. Like anything else, though, both devices come with their own advantages…

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The Best Motorcycle Helmet Cameras

Published: 06 June, 2019

If you’ve ever been out on your motorcycle and tried to describe it to others, you’ll know you can’t do it justice. You want your audience to know every tight turn and how the terrain looked and felt. An action…

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Best Open Face Motorcycle Helmet

Published: 23 May, 2019

Over on that there continent, they love an open face helmet but here in the UK, they’re just not as popular. Perhaps it’s our weather or the fact that we’re not a scooter-loving nation. Or maybe we don’t feel we…

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The Best Motorcycle Helmets

Published: 22 May, 2019

If you search Amazon for ‘motorcycle helmet’ you get over 2,000 results back. That’s a lot of choices and that’s just from Amazon. Factor in other retailers and there are literally thousands of helmets on the market. So we set…

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Cheap Motorcycle Helmet Guide

Published: 22 May, 2019

There are more budget helmets on the market now than ever but which ones are the ones you should be shortlisting? We don’t all have £500 to buy a top of the range lid but a smaller budget doesn’t mean…

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The Best Motorcycle Kit Bags

Published: 22 April, 2019

If you’re a trackday regular or you’re into trials, trail riding or MX then you know how useful it is to have all your kit in one place. A motorcycle gear bag is a great item to have in the…

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The Best Motorcycle Helmet Bags

Published: 21 April, 2019

If you want to keep your helmet in top-notch condition, you need a helmet bag. Unless you’re lucky enough to have a dedicated rack in the garage or a safe place to put your lid in the house, it’s almost…

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The Best Motorcycle Rucksacks

Published: 21 April, 2019

As bikers, we know that we don’t have the ability to just lob our stuff on the passenger seat and get going – carrying things requires a bit of preparation. There are various ways to carry our wares on a…

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The Best Motorcycle Tyre Pressure Gauges

Published: 08 June, 2019

Hands up who checks their tyre pressure before every ride? No? Well, you’re in the majority! Ok, if I’m honest, I don’t either, but it’s a good idea to get into the habit of checking them at least once every…

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The Best Motorcycle Wax

Published: 05 June, 2019

I don’t know about you, but I get a deep sense of satisfaction after I’ve given my bike a long overdue clean. Restoring my pride and joy from a hanging mess to a pristine shiny bike is quite an addictive…

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The Best Motorcycle Cleaners & Shampoos

Published: 28 May, 2019

Hands up who likes cleaning their motorcycle? Not many takers, I bet. I actually really enjoy the process of taking a well-used bike and returning it to its former glory. Working with a keyboard all week, it’s nice to actually…

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The Best Motorcycle Insert Back Protector

Published: 15 May, 2019

The world of motorcycle back protection can be a bit of a nightmare to navigate. There are lots of products claiming to come with CE approved armour but there are different CE approval tests for anything from bicycles to motorbikes….

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The Best Motorcycle Ground Anchors

Published: 17 May, 2019

When we see images of motorbikes being stolen, they’re most likely dramatic shots of angle-grinder-wielding scumbags attacking a chain, with sparks flying. But did you know that outside of city-centres the most common way that motorbikes are stolen is by…

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The Best Scooter Disc Locks

Published: 03 May, 2019

It’s a sad state of affairs but motorcycle and scooter crime has risen dramatically over the past five years. Scooters are particularly vulnerable – thieves love them as they’re easy to ride two-up, can carry their tools and the twist-and-go…

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The Best Motorcycle Disc Locks

Published: 02 May, 2019

A disc lock is one of the best motorcycle security devices. They’re cheap, portable and easy to use. Sure, they’re not perfect and even the best disc locks can be defeated. But they’re a great additional layer of security that…

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