Video calls for drivers to look for bikes

A rider who hit the back of a car that cut in front of him without looking has posted the crash video to call for motorists to look for bikes before changing lanes. We’ve probably all experienced drivers moving across on us on multi-lane roads without indicating or checking for motorcycles. This video was posted on YouTube […]

Men’s Suits – Understanding the Suit’s Parts

In this article we will discuss the parts that make up a man’s suit. Although off the rack suits afford you little flexibility in adjusting these parts, the man who goes with a bespoke or made to measure suit has the freedom of choosing the option that best compliment his body. In any case, all […]

Motorcycle simulators get real – Motorbike Writer

Motorcycle simulators are becoming more realistic, helping to train racers, develop motorcycles, teach riders and even sell motorcycles to customers who have not yet got a licence. The latest Dutch simulator from Cruden sounds like the most realistic we have seen yet by adding a visual reality head-mounted display so that the display responds to […]

Motorcycle Security Tips Every Biker Must Know

In this day and age of technology motorcycle security systems have never been more foolproof. Take for instance, installing an alarm with a pager that notifies you if someone test-sat your motorcycle. Nobody pays attention to screaming vehicles, the ones with blaring false alarm anymore. Even if your bike is parked somewhere you can not […]

Internal combustion engines not dead yet

Despite the coming era of electric motorcycles, there is still plenty of life left in the internal combustion engine. KTM has just released two enduro bikes with direct-injection two-stroke engines, two Dutch designers have built a wooden bike (pictured top) that runs on algae oil and a South American has invented a bike that runs […]

How often should you change your oil?

Motorcycle manufacturers are extending service intervals in a bid to woo customers looking for cheaper maintenance, but should you change your oil more frequently? Some service intervals are now as high as 15,000km. But does your motorcycle engine oil really last that long? Meticulous owners still change their oils more regularly than required in the owner’s […]

Buyers lining up for Ducati company

Private equity firms, known for stripping assets, and Indian motorcycle manufacturers are interested buyers for Ducati, according to respected economic source Bloomberg. In April, Volkswagen was reported to be looking for buyers for Ducati to help pay off its multi-billion-dollar costs of the 2015 emissions scandal. This month, the Times of India reported that Ducati […]

Triumph plans Speedmaster return – Motorbike Writer

As expected, Triumph will produce cruisers powered by its new water-cooled engines, as these spy photos show a Speedmaster or America being tested in Spain. Triumph has already created 10 models out of the new platform and two engines with the last being the 1200cc Bobber (read our review here). Triumph Bonneville Bobber The single-seater Bobber has […]

Aston rain suit claims 100% waterproof

The best motorcycle rain suit is one that is not only waterproof, but also easy to put on and take off at the side of the road without having to remove your boots. One-piece rain suits can often be the most most waterproof, but they can be a nuisance to put on and take off. […]

Are you using your horn enough?

Your motorcycle horn is there for a reason, but are you using it enough, too much, is it loud enough or too loud? How often do you use your motorcycle horn? Do you even remember the last time you used it? Standard motorcycle horns are usually puny and tinny sounding, nothing like what you would […]