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Jun 17

5 Ways to Improve Your Bike’s Fuel Efficiency


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A major benefit of choosing to ride a motorcycle is the fuel economy the machine offers when compared to a car. A 250cc motorbike offers around 85 miles per gallon, which far exceeds anything a car can provide. However, have you ever considered the ways in which you can improve your machine’s fuel economy even further? Below is a guide to 5 ways you can get more miles out of a tank of fuel.

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04
May 17

Motorcycling: What to do if you’re Pulled Over by the Police


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If you are out riding your bike and you let your mind drift, you may find yourself breaking the speed limit. If you are unlucky enough to be spotted by a traffic cop, the chances are they will want to pull you over for a little chat, and a possible fixed penalty fine. Below is a guide which will help you to get through a police roadside stop.

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06
Apr 17

Isle of Man TT 2017: A Guide


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Every year since 1907, motorcycle enthusiasts have flocked to the Isle of Man for the Tourist Trophy Race or ‘TT’. The TT is one of the most prestigious motorcycle events in the world, with races covering 38 miles of bumps, bends and jumps on the public roads around the island. If you are planning to make a pilgrimage to the Isle of Man this year, check out the handy guide below.

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09
Mar 17

4 Ways to Stay Hydrated when Riding


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With spring edging closer, you may be sitting down to plan your summer motorcycle road trips. However, on a hot and cloudless summer’s day, motorcycle riders are at an increased risk of dehydration. As well as being uncomfortable, dehydration can also impair your cognitive abilities, cause muscle cramping and weakness, and increase the chance you will make an error when out on the road. In extreme cases, dehydration can cause loss of consciousness and even death. Below is a guide which will help you to stay hydrated when you hit the road this summer.

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09
Feb 17

5 Ways to Train Your Motorcycle Mind


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Learning to ride a motorcycle isn’t that difficult. It doesn’t take long to master the gears, throttle, brakes and clutch. However, once you have learnt the controls of your machine, you must master your mind. If you do not work on your mental attitude, it is likely your progression as a rider will be held back. Below are five ways you can use to help to reduce any anxiety you feel when on the road, allowing you to thrive.

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05
Jan 17

How to Clean and Care for your Motorcycle Leathers


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Your motorcycle leathers can take a hell of a beating when you are out on the road. They get soaked in the rain, splashed with mud and covered in dead insects. Because leather is made using animal skin, it needs to be cared for properly. If you do not clean and care for your motorcycle leathers, they will start to crack and dry out. Below is a guide which will help you to keep your leathers in top condition.

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08
Dec 16

How to Repair and Restore Fogged Up Motorbike Headlights


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Over time, the headlights on your motorcycle can become yellowed and foggy. As well as making your machine look old and dirty, a foggy headlight can also present a safety hazard, as it can cut down on how bright your headlight is and reduce your nighttime visibility. Headlights can either become cloudy on the inside or the outside. Luckily, this problem can be quickly fixed. Below is a guide on how to repair a cloudy or yellowed headlight.

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Nov 16

How to Get Back on Your Bike After a Crash


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If you have recently been involved in a motorcycle crash, you are probably feeling a mixture of fear and embarrassment. However, it is extremely important to get back on your machine and out on the road as soon as possible. The longer you leave it, the more your self-confidence could be damaged. Here, we look at some tips which will help you get back in the saddle after a motorcycle crash.

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10
Nov 16

Low on Fuel? Prevention and Cure


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A motorcycle is a machine which has a limited fuel range. It is also a machine which tends to lack a fuel gauge. This combination means that is quite easy to find yourself running on empty. Here’s a guide to what you should do to prevent yourself running out of fuel – and what you should do if it happens.

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03
Nov 16

How to Ride a Bike with a Broken Clutch Cable


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If the clutch cable snaps and leaves you unable to disengage the clutch, you may think you have no other option but to call a tow truck. However, it might just be possible to ride your motorcycle home. Below is a guide to getting a bike home which has a broken clutch cable.

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