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Tyres

Choices and opinions on tires is a controversial subjects with all competent riders, because the choice should be governed by the bike, your style of riding, your weight and the wether conditions that you tender to riding in. For instance I ride 7 to 10,000 miles a year  mostly in the UK, riding in all…

What to do if your motorcycle gets stolen?

What to do if your motorcycle gets stolen. First thing to make a few notes. Time you noticed your bike missing Registration number of your bike Make, model and colour (any distinct features that may make it identifiable) The exact location where you bike was stolen from If there is any evidence such as debris…

I can’t believe it! ‘Selco Builders Warehouse’

When Selco Builders Warehouse says they deliver NOTHING stands in there way! A so called professional driver. Nothing surprises me any more, but I can’t believe that the driver (pilot) of the lorry didn’t get out of his cab to check what had happened before reversing. Good job no one was trapped or cough up….

Do you know what to do if you come across an accident?

Accident scene management. Here’s some helpful guidance. Remember every accident scene is uniquely different and may require different management skills, what is displayed in this are the basics. If you ever get the opportunity to do further training or learn how to manage accident scenes it can be the most useful skill ever, it truly…

The new 2015 R1

Today from a reliable source, I have been informed that there will be no more R1’s sent to dealers in the UK till September, When they do in September there may be another colour in the offering other that the tow they have now blue and red schemes. I  was not told what as the…

BMW’s NEW S1000XR Release

BMW Park Lane is releasing the new S1000XR. The XR will be released in the Park Lane branch on Saturday 13th June 2015. They have no idea of how many XR’s they will be given for the launch. Depending on the amount of bikes they have at their disposal will govern wether they will be…

Drug driving.

Having spent many years riding in and around London, it is not to uncommon to be behind a car that has a strong smell of ‘interesting’ tobacco (for a diplomatic way of putting it). Some times getting in front of it is the only way not to become under the influence of the stuff. The…

Rukka ain’t so pukka!

Two years after purchasing a £449.99 Rukka jacket, which was apparently reduced from £649.99 (not cheap) and it had a  promoted 5 year Warranty by the salesman, which was a deciding factor in buy such an expensive jacket in the first place, even though I didn’t like the colour. I believed that if a manufacture…

Recall of the New 2015 YZFR1M in US

There has been a recall of 350 yamaha R1M motorcycles is thought to have been improperly built, the nut on the rear damper rod may work lose, with the potential to cause loss of control. At present it seems to be only effecting the American market.Yamaha are now contacting dealers and owners.      …

Rukka Jacket Repair

A few weeks ago I finally decided to get my Alix Rukka jacket repaired under its 5 year warranty, as it had not faired well from day one. Seams had cone apart, studs had come away and water proofing was less than desirable. However I have now returned it to Infinity motorcycles for its return…

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