Blog Author: Ian Iggy Grainger
It’s starting to get a bit chillier now but as long as you’re sensible there’s nothing to stop you riding through winter in the UK.
We all know that for many journeys a two-wheeled commute is the quickest, cheapest and most reliable way to get to work and back but we also know that for the next 3 months we’re also likely to wish we’d picked some ‘normal’ transport instead.
It’s fair to say that the so-called ‘Moped enabled crime’ epidemic is pretty much out of control in London.
Are you one of those riders who finds yourself having confrontations, near misses and near death experiences on the road on a regular basis? Have you ever considered there might be something you could do to help yourself? We'll be giving you a few common and not so common riding tips over the coming months.
There’s a clue in the title about why wearing a ‘Crash’ helmet is not only a legal requirement but is also pretty sensible.
Hopefully if you’re reading this you’re either thinking about getting on the road, or you know somebody who is interested in learning to ride.
1: Although it’s hot (or at least it is if you’re very lucky in the UK) and the temptation to go all ‘Mediterranean’ is very appealing think carefully before you cast off those protective items.
It’s showtime folks! This week saw most of the new 2016 models being released at EICMA in Milan, so what have we got to look forward to? Firstly for many classic scooter riders the good news is that the PX will live on into 2016.
When we think of adventure bikes the natural image we have is of a huge expensive BMW, loaded to the hilt with all manner of touring extras – most of which aren’t really needed by the less adventurous owner but there are other options for those thrill seekers on a tighter budget…