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They've invented seamless gearboxes and corner ABS yet they've failed to invent a motorcycle that maintains itself. From chains that need lubing to tyres that need checking and batteries that need charging, we've picked the best products to help you keep your bike in tip-top condition, no matter what your budget.

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Motorcycle Tyre Pumps and Inflators

Published: 08 August, 2019

Keeping your tyres at the correct pressure is essential to keep your motorcycle handling properly and ensuring that the tyres provide maximum grip and braking performance. It will also reduce wear and lower fuel consumption, saving you money in the…

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Every Motorcycle Lift You Can Buy In The UK

Published: 02 August, 2019

Most professional motorcycle mechanics wouldn’t do without a motorcycle lift but they’re also a very handy bit of kit for the home mechanic. Commonly called a motorcycle workbench or motorbike bench, they enable you to roll your bike on, clamp…

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The Best Paddock Stands

Published: 31 July, 2019

Whether you’re a racer, trackday enthusiast or a home mechanic, paddock stands are a useful bit of kit for motorcycles without a centre stand. They keep your bike upright and stable, making them easier to work on or keep neatly…

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Small Socket Sets For Every Budget

Published: 12 July, 2019

There’s the old pub debate: do you really need expensive tools? Some would argue the best toolset is a cheap one and you just replace the bits that break. Others swear by a premium set. The truth? Well it’s quite…

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Showcase: Motorcycle Cleaning Brushes

Published: 11 July, 2019

Cleaning your bike doesn’t have to be difficult; with the right brushes, you can have caked on grease, dirt or suicidal bugs removed in no time. So, what are the best brushes for cleaning motorcycles? You want something that isn’t…

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The Best Multi-Tool for Motorcycles

Published: 11 July, 2019

If you own a motorcycle, the chances are you’re going to need to perform some maintenance from time to time and a multi-tool is a seriously handy weapon in any rider’s arsenal. Handy in the garage but even more useful…

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Showcase: Motorcycle Wheel Spinners

Published: 09 July, 2019

If your motorbike doesn’t have a centre stand, then a motorcycle wheel roller is a handy bit of kit that’ll make your life that bit easier. If you’re cleaning your bike or lubing your chain, you’ll find it becomes 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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Easy Motorcycle Cleaning and Polishing Guide

Published: 23 May, 2019

For any biker, having a gleaming bike is a sense of pride but, life often gets in the way, and you can’t be bothered to clean it as meticulously as you’d like. Professional valets can do the job for you,…

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The Best Motorcycle Chain Cleaner

Published: 29 April, 2019

Somewhere near the top of the list of chores we all hate doing is this one: cleaning your motorcycle’s chain. Yes, we know it’s important, we know it makes the chain last longer and yes, we don’t want our knackered…

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The Best Motorcycle Puncture Repair Kits

Published: 26 April, 2019

No-one wants a puncture – it can totally ruin your day. If you’re off touring abroad and you don’t have a puncture repair kit, not only will it ruin your day but it can turn into a logistical nightmare too….

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The Best Visor Cleaners

Published: 23 April, 2019

All bikers are murderers. Flies, bugs and anything stupid enough to float four foot off the ground on a nice twisty road or race track are all fair game – and the majority of them seem to want to end…

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The Best Motorcycle Battery Chargers

Published: 20 April, 2019

It’s a biking rite of passage; you’re ready for your day out on the bike, you’ve got your kit on, said goodbye to your partner, wheeled the bike out of the garage and…. nothing. The bloody battery’s dead. BUGGER! The…

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The Best Motorcycle Batteries

Published: 04 April, 2019

There’s probably nothing more annoying than being kitted up and ready to go, then going to fire up the bike and the bloody thing won’t start. Arrgggh! Getting all hot and flustered in your bike kit, you think about the…

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The Best Motorcycle Chain Lube

Published: 04 April, 2019

Let’s be honest – lubing your motorcycle’s chain is one of those things you never do as often as you should. But did you know, you can get over three times the mileage from your chain (and to an extent…