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Aug 16

How to Deal with Road Rage


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Unfortunately, most motorcyclists will have experienced rude, inconsiderate, aggressive and dangerous road users. In situations like this it is easy for things to boil over into a road rage situation. Because riding a motorcycle makes you more vulnerable compared to car drivers, bikers often come off second best in a road rage incident. For this reason it is important that you understand what to do when confronted by road rage.

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Aug 16

6 Fantastic Motorcycle Routes in the USA


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If you are planning on heading out across the pond and taking a ride on the roads of the USA, take a look at our guide to the 6 best routes across America to ensure you have an unforgettable journey.

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04
Aug 16

5 Bad Habits Bikers Need to Avoid


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Pretty much everyone has a few bad habits. The trick is to recognise when they’re developing – especially if they’re developing while you’re riding a motorcycle – and put a stop to them. Let’s look at five common bad biking habits.

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Jul 16

How to Ride as Part of a Group


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While most of your motorcycle riding will be a solo affair, if you join a motorcycle club or have a bunch of biker friends, there will be times when you will want to ride as part of a group. Group riding differs from solo riding, so it is important you know how best to approach it. Below are some tips for riding in groups.

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Jul 16

The Dos and Don’ts of Motorcycle Emergency Braking


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Knowing how to stop in an emergency is a key skill. While it is one you hope you never have to use, in some situations, such as when a car suddenly pulls out into your path, it is the only course of action. Below are some dos and don’ts to remember when you have to carry out an emergency stop on a motorcycle.

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14
Jul 16

How to Plug a Tyre


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If you are out on the road and you hit debris which punctures your tyre, you could be in big trouble. A car can carry a spare tyre in the boot, but motorcyclists do not have that luxury. Below is a guide with tips on how to plug a tyre when disaster strikes.

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07
Jul 16

How to Fly with Motorcycle Gear


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While you can hire motorcycles all around the world, often the gear supplied isn’t the same quality as what you ride with back home. So if you are planning to hire a bike while on a fly n’ drive holiday, you are probably thinking about taking your own gear with you. Below are some top tips for flying with your motorcycle gear.

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30
Jun 16

Top Tips For Buying a Bike at Auction


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Buying a motorbike at auction can be a fantastic and fun way to get yourself a great bargain. However, if you haven’t taken part in a motorcycle auction before, you may not be aware of some of the pitfalls you need to look out for. Below are some top tips for buying a new machine this way.

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Jun 16

Buying Your First Bike? Consider These Hidden Costs


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If you have been saving up for months in order to get your hands on your dream machine, you might be just about ready to part with a fistful of cash so you can get a fistful of throttle. Before you do take the plunge, you should take a moment to consider the hidden expenses that come with owning a motorcycle to make sure you have everything covered.

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Jun 16

Be Seen: How to Improve Your Visibility When Riding


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Most car drivers are used to looking out for other cars and trucks. Few, however, are in the habit of keeping their eyes open for motorcyclists. This is why your visibility is critical for your safety when you are out riding. If you are able to grab the attention of others, you greatly reduce the chance that you will be involved in a collision. Below are some top tips to help you make your motorcycle more visible.

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