When MotoGP arrived in 2002, the official line was that the old two-strokes were dinosaurs: anachronisms in titanium and carbon-fibre with little bearing on what we rode on the street. ‘Win on Sunday, sell on Monday’ was a popular marketing slogan of the time, but I wonder if any...
Michelin slicks and me don’t mix. There’s a long history which I won’t go into but it involves a series of enormous crashes at well over 120mph on various bikes at various circuits. Over a period of 5 years between 1995 and 2000, it became fairly obvious that either Michelin slic...
Introducing the best way to cut the rising cost of petrol. What's that? Filtering?! Never heard of it.. What do you mean you want your deposit back!?
in rush hour.The understanding behind the findings illustrated that as the traffic came to a standstill bikes are able to filter through stationery vehicles and in effect take up no room on the road, easing traffic flow and reducing congestion.A previous
You've got to really want this for £8000PIAGGIO IS going to put its hybrid MP3 three-wheeler scooter on sale to the general public this summer.First shown as a protoype at the 2007 Milan Show, it's the usual type of thing with the bike, conventional engine over 40kph then at any ...
.71Inlet and exhaust race valve kit £191.17Adjustable camshaft sprocket kit £180.55Manual camchain tensioner and blade kit £112.54Air funnel kit £276.14Air filter £63.72Alternator kit £796.58Alternator puller tool £26.54Manual idle speed adjuster £15
is obvious and one of the first things you're taught when learning to ride, but in town it's easy to get blasé as there are so many turnings. There are also so many cars that sporadically use indicators. When you're filtering past traffic when it's moving
In theory, the blue boxes next to traffic lights in London are supposed to be kept clear for pushbikes. More often that not, cyclists end up sharing this space with motorbikes and scooters by day and minicabs in the evening. It is also a resting place for those failed red-light r...
the shaft's splines.4 Lockwire the grips in place, ideally using proper lockwire pliers. Make sure the ends of the wire aren't positioned where they can dig into your fingers or palm.5 Clean the air filter, using foam filter cleaner, then re
1. Undo the sump plug and drain the oil into a suitable container. And remember to dispose of the old sludge responsibly.2. Next, remove the filter, using the correct tool. You might need to reposition the container to catch the extra oil which
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