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FAQ: How to get oil off your hands

If you're trying to get oil off you hands properly after your first go at home maintenance, but you haven't got a decent hand cleanser around, use washing up liquid and put a dab of washing powder in your hands. Further reading:Motorcycle FAQ

  • New rider
  • 17 July 2009

FAQ: Common myth about speed traps

One of the common myths about speed traps is that the police officers have to wear fluorescent clothing and be on show. The facts are that police officers do not have to wear specific clothing when engaged in roads policing or provide any other warning of their presence. Assuming they caution you correctly at the road side you just have ...

  • New rider
  • 17 July 2009

What to do if you lose your provisional license

If you have lost your provisional licence, don't worry too much - you are entitled to continue riding while waiting for a duplicate licence. Entitlement to ride or drive runs from the date the first licence was issued, and isn't dependant on you having the actual licence in your possession. The new licence should arrive within 15 working days of the ...

  • New rider
  • 17 July 2009

Poll: 2WD R1 - the future or gimmick?

MCN is the only publication in the world to have ridden the Ohlins two-wheel-drive Yamaha R1. But here's the question: Is 2WD the future of motorcycling or is it a pointless gimmick? Read our FAQ and have your say in our online poll... Does 2WD have a weight penalty?The Ohlins R1 is a 2WD test mule. As such the present system weighs ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • New bikes
  • 09 July 2009


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