Blog Category: Motorcycle

The new Kymco VSR 125i has arrived in the UK
24 May 2017

The new Kymco VSR 125i has arrived in the UK

KYMCO’s brand new 125cc Euro 4 naked motorcycle has now arrived in the UK, ready to offer riders a modern alternative to traditional styles of learner-legal commuter bikes.

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IN: Motorcycle
Ten summer kit and riding tips for Scooters & Motorcycles
24 May 2017

Ten summer kit and riding tips for Scooters & Motorcycles

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.

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IN: MotorcycleProducts
Motorcycle Security Guide - Methods to Secure Your Scooter or Motorbike
3 May 2017

Motorcycle Security Guide - Methods to Secure Your Scooter or Motorbike

Sadly, nowadays it’s all too common to see motorcycle thefts and their somewhat depressing stats mentioned in the media.

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IN: MotorcycleSecurityInsuranceScooterProducts
Top 125cc Motorcycles of 2016
22 December 2016

Top 125cc Motorcycles of 2016

There are many advantages to owning a 125cc motorcycle or scooter.

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IN: Motorcycle
Withernsea Festivals 2016
11 August 2016

Withernsea Festivals 2016

The Yorkshire seaside town of Withernsea played host to a free Music and Motorcycle Festival this past weekend, and what a brilliant experience it was.

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IN: EventsScooterMotorcycleRallies
Popular Retro A2 Motorcycles
18 July 2016

Popular Retro A2 Motorcycles

Retro styled bikes are the big thing right now with their powerful but stripped down styling.

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IN: Motorcycle
Tested - Sena SMH10 helmet to helmet intercom
30 June 2016

Tested - Sena SMH10 helmet to helmet intercom

Over the last two or three of years or so, I’ve been testing a couple of intercoms while scootering around Europe.

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IN: ScooterMotorcycleReviewsProducts
Top 5 A2 Friendly Motorcycles
8 June 2016

Top 5 A2 Friendly Motorcycles

With all the new A2 friendly bikes available and being produced there’s never been a better time to get into motorcycles!

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IN: Motorcycle
3 June 2016

Summer Riding - Scooter & Motorcycle Lined Jeans

So the British summer looks finally to be on it's way, you're going to be using your scooter more than ever (all season riders aside of course), but you want to enjoy it rather than scootering being a chore.

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IN: ScooterMotorcycleSafety
Ride to Work Week spotlights those who #commutehappy
18 May 2016

Ride to Work Week spotlights those who #commutehappy

Ride to Work Week 2016 is on between Monday 20th and Sunday 26th June.

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IN: ScooterMotorcycle
Scooter Maintenance: What is a torque wrench?
5 May 2016

Scooter Maintenance: What is a torque wrench?

According to an online dictionary, torque is "something that produces or tends to produce torsion or rotation; the moment of a force or system of forces tending to cause rotation.

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IN: ScooterMotorcycleMaintenance
Scooter Security: Marking your Scooter
18 April 2016

Scooter Security: Marking your Scooter

It’s a sad fact of life in that there will always be people out there who think they have a God-given right to take whatever they want, from whoever they want, whenever they like.

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IN: ScooterMotorcycleSecurity
10 March 2016

Introducing ScooterLab.uk

Think back a few years and everybody sat flicking through magazines to find out what was on and what had happened.

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IN: ScooterMotorcycle
8 March 2016

Electric Bicycles and Mopeds: There are no 'grey areas'

The Motorcycle Industry Association (MCIA) and the Bicycle Association of Great Britain (BA) are concerned that some sellers are unaware of, or ignoring the rules surrounding high powered electric bicycles.

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IN: CycleMotorcycleScooter
FIM Superbike World Championships 2016 looks set for an exciting ride!
18 February 2016

FIM Superbike World Championships 2016 looks set for an exciting ride!

The 2016 season of the FIM Superbike World Championship is about to kick off and if you’ve not followed it much before, now is a great time to get into it! World Superbike or World SBK is a sport Britain has dominated in recent times, 2015 being perhaps the most dominant year ever.

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IN: MotorcycleRacing
Winter Scooter and Motorcycle kit ideas
22 January 2016

Winter Scooter and Motorcycle kit ideas

If this is your first winter on two wheels consider yourself very lucky, it’s been milder than a shop bought tikka masala.

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IN: ScooterMotorcycleSafetyProductsReviews
Will you be a new two-wheeled commuter?
8 January 2016

Will you be a new two-wheeled commuter?

Are you one of thousands who have taken to commuting on two wheels recently? Back in the 1960’s and ‘70’s commuting by scooter, or bike was the norm.

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IN: ScooterMotorcycle
A look back on Yamaha’s dealer build competition
8 December 2015

A look back on Yamaha’s dealer build competition

Yamaha have been unveiling their incredible Yard Built projects all year and during the summer some of the European Yamaha dealers were given the chance to participate in the first ‘Dealer Built’ competition!Dealers from around Europe were invited to create their own custom bikes using the current Yamaha Sport Heritage range as a base and the results were stunning.

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IN: Motorcycle
Get yourself to Motorcycle Live
2 December 2015

Get yourself to Motorcycle Live

It might not be the best, or most enjoyable time of year to be riding for the fun of it but it is the best time to get up close and personal to all those new bikes and scooters we’ll be riding next summer.

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IN: MotorcycleEvents
Keeping track - Scooter & Bike Security
27 November 2015

Keeping track - Scooter & Bike Security

Out of sight, out of mind? Winter is a time where your machine may not be used as often as normal so it’s a sitting target for thieves.

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IN: ScooterSecurityMotorcycle
Looking for a mini adventure?
5 November 2015

Looking for a mini adventure?

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…

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IN: MotorcycleReviews
Don’t freeze this winter – winter kit
29 October 2015

Don’t freeze this winter – winter kit

We’ve been very lucky with the weather over autumn but I’m sure you’ve all felt the first signs of winter on your way to work recently.

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IN: ScooterMotorcycleSafety
Via Moto - Dealer of the Month
29 October 2015

Via Moto - Dealer of the Month

The Gilder family name has been well known as automotive dealers in and around the Sheffield area for many years and now Matthew, great grandson of Mr W L Gilder, is continuing this with his motorcycle & scooter outlets.

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IN: MotorcycleMotor TradeCommercial
RoSPA Advanced Bike Test
16 October 2015

RoSPA Advanced Bike Test

Way back in 2003 I took part in my first bit of advanced bike training; it started with a BikeSafe course (a cost effective way to gain some knowledge and have your riding style analysed by the professionals).

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IN: ScooterMotorcycleSafetyTraining
Autumn riding
18 September 2015

Autumn riding

I’m sure if you’ve been riding a fair bit this summer you’ll have noticed it’s starting to get a bit nippier in the mornings now.

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IN: ScooterMotorcycleSafety