I'm slightly nervous. It's been a long time coming, this has. I've had most of my gear for ages - built up bit by bit. Buy a helmet one year, given a jacket the next. My leather trousers are new (and it seems will take some breaking-in...) as are my boots. Seems silly that o...
WELCOME READERS to our weekly caption competition, where you get the chance to slap your best effort on our chosen image.This week we've got a shot of some poor sod airborne over the bonnet of a car - what's being said?It's over to you. Get those crazy minds to work and let the c...
NORTH WALES Police Driving School is offering courses to the public to try and reduce motorcycle casualties. The training will be provided by police advanced motorcycle instructors. According to a spokesman for the force, each course will be tailored to the individual needs of ea...
REMEMBER, as a kid, when you'd jump in the driver's seat of your Dad's car while he filled it up with petrol?Well, this one's along those lines, only the rider forgets to switch off the twist-and-go scooter, while checking his pockets for any loose change.He won't be doing that a...
THIS IS THE moment the pit crew working for the French Honda team at this year's Le Mans 24 hours wished they hadn't been quite so sloppy with their refuelling technique.The team's bike burst into flames in the pits during a changeover in one of the night-time sessions after one ...
I've been overtaken by my chain on the A509 and that was a bit of a surprise, but I bet this tickled..Looks like it's happened on a trackbike, so maybe it only had to punch through the fibreglass tail unit, marginally preferable to the engine casing I guess, but at least with the...
BADGER HAS always wanted to get his knee down. There's nothing he'd like more than to surf past the local rat pack with his patella lightly scuffing the tarmac. Trouble is, Badger's furry legs are only 4-inches long, which makes it bloody difficult when you're riding an R6 - I ca...
Suspension changes as a bike ages, so it’s well worth checking your sag, especially if you’ve bought the bike second-hand as it may have once been owned by a track day looney or a 15 stone bloke carrying a 20 stone missus on the back.It’s a simple adjustment to make and while you...
women and accidents. A recent near miss caused me to pause and contemplate the many dangers just waiting for the opportunity to teach any of us a painful lesson.I'd screeched to a full on emergency stop, narrowly avoiding a costly collision
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