Biking is full of varied and difficult challenges and here at Visordown we've set about making them easy for you. Doing backflips? No foam pit needed. Design an engine? In your lunch break. Crash and look cool? Course you can. Ok, so some of this guide is slightly tongue in cheek...
If you use your bike daily then you’ll know that keeping it clean in the winter is a tricky job. So I’m all up for fast and simple ways to keep my ZX-6R clean through the winter.At the NEC bike show I picked up some Soapstar cleaning pads. Basically they are disposable pre-shampo...
If you're looking to escape the tedium of everyday life then a motorcycle adventure is probably for you. Thankfully, The World's Great Adventure Motorcycle Routes is available to help you get over the first, and often boring hurdle, planning your trip.The book covers over 30 diff...
assembling a few essentials beforehand to help ensure your day goes as smoothly as possible, so you enjoy maximum track time. We've compiled a simple list of stuff we'd recommend taking with you to the circuit. Some of them are obvious, some aren
Dave Jefferies used to wear the soles of his boots right through to his socks during a TT, he pushed on the footpegs that hard. Ask any racer how much he uses his legs to control and steer the bike and you might be surprised at the answer. Whether it’s locking your leg into the t...
One man's fast is another man's slow. If you posted a lap of Donington good enough to put you on the third row of a MotoGP grid your mates wouldn't hear the end of it, but Rossi would be gutted. For some cracking the ton is enough; for others that's just warming the tyres.Of cour...
A flat battery is one of those things that always seems to happen when you need your bike the most. If you keep your battery on a trickle-charger then you'll ensure your bike's ready to go when you are - especially if you keep it laid-up over the winter.Batteries use small metal ...
CHARACTER (krk-tr) n.Some motorcycles have it by the bucket load while others clearly don't. So what gives a motorcycle its character and how, when some motorcycles are so similar, can one emerge as having character when others are branded bland.Here's a dictionary definition of ...
to the pistons (not essential, but a good idea if you can get hold of it). Don't use copper grease or any oil-based lube on the pistons themselves, as it will damage the rubber piston seals.Push the pistons back into the caliper, which could be easier said than
10. Car Incident Assistant - £freeMotorcycles are easy targets for crashes and this app lets you log any incidents for insurance purposes. The developers have created a simplistic app that allows you to take multiple photos of an accident scene, capture the location through GPS ...
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