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Jul 18

How to Pick a Great Used Motorcycle


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When you are looking to buy a used motorcycle, particularly as a new rider, the first thing you need to do is make a decision as to precisely what you will use the vehicle for. For example, if all you need is a small scooter in order to get through city traffic as you go to work and back every day, then it would be a rather foolish move to buy a 2000cc Kawasaki Vulcan that is the size of a car.

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Jun 18

A Short History of BMW Motorcycles


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The success story that is BMW Motorrad began more than ninety years ago with the creation of the flat twin “Boxer” engine, and continued to develop over the years into the innovative state of the art technology that we enjoy today. The 1923 R 32 was the first production BMW 2-wheeled motor vehicle.

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May 18

Motorcycle Thieves Foiled by Zero’s Tracking Tech


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The latest test of a new anti-theft device from Zero has proven to be a massive success. The theft of motorcycles is becoming increasingly rampant in big cities all across the United Kingdom, and is even on the rise in the United States as well, albeit not quite as prevalent as yet.

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Apr 18

Picking a Good Used Motorbike


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Motorcycles are a luxury as far as the great majority of people are concerned, and even those who view them as a necessary part of their lifestyle still need to be concerned about budget for the most part. This means that it is vital that anyone who is looking for a used motorbike will be aware of what to look for, and what to avoid in order to ensure they end up paying for a good quality machine. There are a number of tips that buyers can follow to make certain of this.

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Mar 18

How to Choose a Motorcycle Helmet


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The most fragile yet complex organ in the whole of the human body is the brain, which means that motorcycle riders need to make sure they invest in the most appropriate, well-fitting and safest helmet they can find. But what should motorcycle riders look for when searching for a helmet?

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Feb 18

How Motorcycle Accidents Occur and How to Avoid Them


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The one thing which every motorcyclist dreads is being involved in a crash. However, by understanding the most common situations in which motorcycle accidents occur, and the steps you can take to avoid them, you can ensure that you stay as safe as you can when out on the road. Read on to find out more.

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Jan 18

Motorcycle Maintenance: How to Service Your Master Brake Cylinder


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While you may pay plenty of attention to the brake pads and callipers on your motorbike, it is easy to forget about the master brake cylinder. The master brake cylinder contains the brake fluid which creates the energy needed to slow and stop your bike. The cylinder contains a rubber seal which needs to be periodically inspected and replaced. Below is a guide on how to perform this task.

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Dec 17

New Bikers: How to Avoid (and React to) Hazardous Situations


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If you are new to the world of biking, it is essential that you learn how to use your brain (and the machine you are riding) to avoid hazards and potential crashes. Below is a guide to some dangerous situations you may encounter when out on your bike, followed by details of how you need to react to stay safe.

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Nov 17

Safe Cornering Techniques: A Beginner’s Guide


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If you are a new rider, you may not think that riding around corners is particularly difficult. However, it is very easy for even seasoned bikers to misjudge their speed, entering a corner too fast. When you throw in the fact that as a novice rider, you will still be learning how to practice good techniques, you can see that corners can pose a challenge. Don’t worry – thankfully, safe cornering is something you can learn with a little bit of studying and practice out on the road. Below is a guide which will help you to learn about safe cornering techniques.

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Oct 17

Riding During the Colder Months: 3 Things to Consider


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It’s that time of year again folks. The leaves are falling from the trees, the nights are drawing in, and the temperatures are starting to fall. However, this doesn’t mean you need to put your bike away for the coming winter. By taking a few simple precautions when riding your bike, you can continue to enjoy hitting the road throughout the autumn and the winter.

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