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06
Dec 18

Getting your Tyres Ready for the Road


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Motorcyclists always want to make sure that they are able to maintain their vehicles in the best condition that they possibly can, and that includes their bike’s tyres.

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20
Sep 18

Should you Consider Advanced Motorcycle Training after Passing your Test?


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You may be the most confident person in the world in terms of your ability to ride a motorcycle, but the fact remains that pretty much every rider can find some benefit in undertaking advanced motorcycle training from professionals.

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23
Aug 18

What You Should Know About Motorcycle Chains


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Knowing about motorcycle chains is an important part of owning your own motorcycle. The good news is that a few basics are really all that is required to make you an expert. The great majority of both dirt and street bikes make use of a roller chain, which was invented in 1879 by Hans Renold. That the chain has remained essentially the same for well over a century is a testament to its design and practicality.

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19
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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12
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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11
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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14
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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16
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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05
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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14
Sep 17

Four Adjustments You Should Make to a New Motorbike


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When you buy a new bike, you may be tempted to jump right on it and start riding. However, in order to get the most out of your machine, it is important that you properly adjust and set it up. Below is a guide to 4 things you should do so that you can have a comfortable and safe ride.

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