Motorcycling is more than just a two-wheeled method of transport. They can be used to fulfil adrenaline bursts on a weekend, ease a commute to work in the week and discover adventures in trans-global road trips.The safety aspect of biking may put people off but the truth is there...
Many schools throughout the UK sell courses that aim to get you your licence within a week or even less. This means that a totally novice rider must undertake CBT (Compulsory Basic Training), graduate to a 500cc machine, learn the part-two test
over time. You probably won't notice 'wind roar' when you're learning to ride, as the majority of schools use intercoms, but once you've passed your test you may want to consider earplugs as part of your everyday riding kit.So where does the noise come
The CBT site...a safe place to learn, make mistakes and have fun!ONCE YOUR provisional licence has dropped on the door mat you're next step is to undertake Compulsory Basic Training. CBT was introduced in 1990 with the aim of reducing the high
Make progress...and that means overtake if necessaryIMAGINE YOU'RE on your bike test, riding along an open stretch stretch of dual carriageway at 70mph. There's another vehicle ahead travelling at 60mph in the left hand lane. The road and traffic conditions are good and there's p...
Hands...brilliant things, so look after 'emYOUR HANDS operate the most important controls on your bike, so a good set of snug fitting gloves is a vital part of your motorcycling kit. We strongly recommend buying them from a reputable motorcycle accessory shop, as they'll usually ...
Cordura...a sensible alternative to leatherTODAY'S BIKING kit is better than ever. It's affordable too, which means everyone can enjoy the protection of quality clothing when they're out on their bike. So whether you're buying one-piece race leathers or a heated fabric suit you s...
the test areas. The examiners and local residents hate training schools bombarding their test routes.3. Learn to ride to test standard in a totally different area - even a different town altogther, as it'll make you a stronger, more confident rider.4
Foggy visors are bloody dangerousFOGGED UP visors are dangerous. Now the weather's turning chilly there's greater chance your visor will mist up when you're out and about. When the outside temperature drops, moisture from your breath condenses on the inside of you visor and creat...
Some riders flourish learning on a big bike - some don't...ONCE YOU'VE completed CBT and Theory/Hazard Perception tests, the next decision you'll need to make is which sort of licence to go for. The majority of new riders over 21 years old opt
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