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TomTom Rider 550 sat nav review

TomTom sat nav is still a ‘must-have’ for bikers with a sense of adventure and a love of two-wheel touring

LAST summer my friend Steve and I ventured beyond the UK’s shores on two wheels for the first time, on a week-long trip to tour the D-Day Beaches and soak up the history and nostalgia that can be found everywhere you look along the Normandy coast. The sandy beaches where today family’s play among the […]

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Martyn Bell Adventure Bike Rides review Rides edt - Copy

On the trail of Adventure Bike Rides in Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire

Former BTCC star Martyn Bell launches bespoke guided tours of Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire on iconic BMW GS bikes. DAVID HOOPER joins him for some fun on the Wolds.

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Caberg Duke II motorcycle helmet road test report and review

Caberg Duke II motorcycle helmet road test report and review

Picking a new motorcycle helmet for the coming season is a big decision for any biker. For the last few months, DAVID HOOPER has been trialling Caberg’s popular flip-face Duke, one of the few you can legally use with the face section in the open position. CHOOSING a new motorcycle helmet can be as mindboggling […]

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Shark LED helmet

New Shark Skwal helmet with LED lights goes on sale

A BRAND new helmet in SHARK’s 2015 collection is the aggressively styled and unique SKWAL. The French helmet brand is known for its colourful graphics and innovative designs and the SKWAL won’t disappoint – with new technology and striking graphics it’s sure to turn heads. The SKWAL has a brand new shape and its rear […]

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new tomtom rider 2015

New TomTom Rider sat nav for bikes hits the roads

TOMTOM has launched its all-new TomTom RIDER, designed to make every motorcycle ride more exciting. For the first time, bikers can choose the level of twists and turns they want to ride, to create their own adrenaline-filled adventure. The new TomTom RIDER helps bikers discover and explore new routes. Simply select an area to ride […]

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Motorcycle sales soar - MCIA

Motorcycle sales increase by 10% in 2014, says MCIA

MOTORCYCLE registrations for 2014 were up 10% compared to 2013, with an increase every single month throughout the year. Scooter, motorcycle and  moped registrations totalled 101,277 during 2014, compared to 91,908 the year before, with 48,000 of these registrations  being for smaller commuter-sized machines. The figures, which are collated by the Motorcycle Industry Association (MCIA), […]

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Shark 2015

Shark 2015 helmet collection unveiled

SHARK Helmets has released three new graphics early in a preview to its 2015 collection that will be launched later in the year. The brand new designs have been introduced on the mid-level S700 and the urban idol Raw. Raw, Shark’s jaw dropping, head turning, urban helmet has had the Kurtz graphic added, which is […]

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Scrambler

Ducati reveal prices for Scrambler

DUCATI has finally unveiled one of the most eagerly awaited new bikes for years — the Ducati Scrambler. This is more than just a new bike: it’s a whole new world for Ducati, one that expresses itself via a range of options and versions that provide a starting point for satisfying the different needs and wants […]

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