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Riding in strong winds

The UK is likely to be hit with very strong winds over the next couple of days, with gusts of over 90mph expected in parts of Scotland and Northern England. Below are a couple of tips to help you ride in strong winds. Obviously, if the winds are too strong and you don't feel confident riding in such conditions, leave the ...

  • Riding & Events
  • Riding Skills
  • 07 December 2011

Riding in town

Town and city roads can be some of the most difficult and hazardous for bike and scooter riders. If you use your bike for commuting everyday then chances are you’re already doing a fair bit of town riding. It really is very different to being out on the open road. Here's a few tips on styaing safe on city streets. ...

  • Riding & Events
  • Riding Skills
  • 25 February 2011

Improve your riding with Ridesafe Backsafe

North west road safety initiative RideSafe BackSafe and the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) are heralding their Rider Assessment Scheme a great success after nearly 150 motorcyclists completed the courses.   The series of one day events were held monthly from April to October in Chorley, Lancashire and primarily appealed to full motorcycle licence holders wishing to improve their riding skills ...

  • Riding & Events
  • Riding Skills
  • 17 November 2010

Riding Skills: Interview with a Blood Runner

For most of us, going out riding is a great chance to unwind and relax. However a small number of riders across the South of England manage to combine their love of motorcycling with providing an extremely valuable and needy service.  SERV (Service by Emergency Rider Volunteers) - otherwise known as the Blood Runners - is made up of volunteer bikers & riders ...

  • Riding & Events
  • Riding Skills
  • 27 October 2010

MCN's guide to urban riding: Observation

Riding in cities requires a completely different set of skills compared to the open road. There are more distractions, more hazards and more corners. To make sure you get the most out of your bike in the city MCN has produced a guide to urban riding in association with Spada. 1. Watch the road surface carefully. Drains, metal covers, road ...

  • Riding & Events
  • Riding Skills
  • 25 October 2010

MCN's guide to urban riding: Defensive riding

Many bikers assume that their riding skills are the most important factor in road safety. However, other road users are the most serious threat to your safety as a motorcyclist, especially in a city. The sudden movements of other vehicles can present a much greater hazard to you than to the drivers themselves. In this situation, developing a defensive riding ...

  • Riding & Events
  • Riding Skills
  • 18 October 2010

MCN's guide to urban riding: Filtering

To make sure you get the most out of your bike in the city MCN has produced a guide to urban riding in association with Spada. Riding in cities requires a completely different set of skills compared to the open road. There are more distractions, more hazards and more corners. This makes it more entertaining than a track day but ...

  • Riding & Events
  • Riding Skills
  • 29 September 2010

Riding skills video: How to avoid leg cramp

Spend too long in the saddle and leg cramp is a serious possibility. If you find yourself getting stiff you could take regular breaks, or stretch before riding... or you could just pop it on to the back wheel and hang on like this rider:     

  • Riding & Events
  • Riding Skills
  • 05 March 2010

Riding Skills: How to ride in the wet

Riding in the wet, with the reduced grip on offer, is a big mental challenge as much as a physical one. But with practice and experience, we can gain a confident feel for a bike’s capabilities, just as we do in the dry. Sure the bike will twitch a bit over lines, metal covers and tar banding, but bikes rarely ...

  • Riding & Events
  • Riding Skills
  • 05 November 2009

Riding Skills: How to ride at night

Riding at night demands a great deal of smoothness, but to be smooth it’s necessary to read the road ahead. All sorts of information can be picked out of the darkest night, but you have to work all the harder with what information can be obtained. While erring on the side of caution, practice spotting clues as to where the ...

  • Riding & Events
  • Riding Skills
  • 04 November 2009

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