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Riding skills: BMW offers 25% off training cost

BMW is offering a 25% discount off the firm’s rider training courses held on the stunning roads of the Brecon Beacons in Wales as long as you book before March 31.    BMW’s instructors will guide you while assessing your riding technique and addressing your individual requirements. You will be put through your paces in order to master the slow control ...

  • Riding & Events
  • Riding Skills
  • 05 March 2010

Riding skills: Using the throttle to steer a bike

You steer a bike with the handlebars right? Of course you use the handlebars to get a bike to turn but a recent tuition course at the 14 mile Nurburgring in Germany taught me just how much adjustability can be dialled into the way a bike can be turned using only the throttle too. At a high speed course like ...

  • Riding & Events
  • Riding Skills
  • 06 August 2010

Riding skills: Places left on Nurburgring training course

There are still places left on a German BMW Owners club which is offering a closed circuit training course at the famous Nurburgring in Germany. The course is the perfect introduction to the Nurburgring for anyone who has fancied learning the course but has been put off by tales of nutters and crashes. There are ten British riders already signed ...

  • Riding & Events
  • Riding Skills
  • 21 June 2010

Troy Bayliss to instruct at Ducati Riding Experience

Former World Superbike champion Troy Bayliss will give riding tuition at the 2011 Ducati Riding Experience at a series of dates at racetracks across Italy. Bayliss retired from racing at the end of the 2009 season after one of the most successful careers in the WSB series – all with Ducati. He now returns to Ducati as an instructor on ...

  • Riding & Events
  • Riding Skills
  • 11 January 2011

BMW off road skills day with WSB star Leon Haslam

BMW is offering a chance to learn to ride off-road on July 24 and 25 with World Superbike star Leon Haslam. Haslam will be helping instructor Simon Pavey at BMW Off Road Skills a few days before he heads to Silverstone for the British round of the World Superbike series at Silverstone. Just 28 lucky riders will be able to ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • General news
  • 09 June 2011

BMW offers discount on Off Road Skills Course

BMW is offering a £50 discount for the Off Road Skills course to celebrate National Bike Week. Used BMW motorcycles for sale The discount is available on all courses booked between July 19 and July 23 and is available on any Level One to Three course booked. The Motorcycle Industry Association (MCIA)-supported National Motorcycle Week runs from July 18 to ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • General news
  • 14 July 2010

Think you're a bit handy at low speed riding?

If you've ever thought you were a bit tasty at low speed riding then you need to have a look at this Japanese video where riders are attempting to score points while riding around a coned-out course. These competitions are often held in Japan with the Police using their specially-built Honda VFR800s but this is the first time we have ...

  • Riding & Events
  • Riding Skills
  • 04 March 2011

Norton Academy gets Government backing

Norton owner Stuart Garner has been promised Government backing for a new British Motorcycle Manufacture Academy (BMMA) after asking Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne for help on Twitter. Garner, who bought Norton from American hands in 2009 and has been working to bring the brand back to former glory aims to make the BMMA a way of improving the ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • General news
  • 16 July 2014

Silverstone trackdays with racing champions

World and British Superbike champions along with current star riders are lined up to help out at a series of trackdays at Silverstone as instructors with every level of rider catered for.Double World Superbike champion Troy Corser, three-times British Superbike champions Niall Mackenzie and John Reynolds are all going to be involved in a series of events on the track ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • General news
  • 26 July 2013

Win a place on Troy Corser's off-road masterclass course

MCN has teamed-up with double World Superbike champion Troy Corser to offer a place on his ‘Masterclass’ course at the Wheeldon Off Road centre in Devon; a three-day course with accommodation that normally costs £950. The prize includes three nights’ accommodation in the on-site cottages and all meals. The course runs from November 6 to 9 and is aimed at ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • General news
  • 09 October 2012


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