New rider (June 2009)

  • Motorcycle Safety: Get started young

    26 June 2009 by Marc Abbott

    A field bike and a patch of grass was many a teenage new rider's introduction to bikes, but these days there are a few schemes dotted around the country, many run by local authorities that give youngsters a taste of two wheels. The Auto Cycle Union has a list of national schemes. Contact Debbie Walmsley: 01788-540519.   The best way to build up your skills from an early age is to enter...

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  • 125cc motorcycles information centre

    15 June 2009 by MCN

    125cc motorcycles information centre

    Welcome to the launch centre for 125cc motorcycles, encompassing everything from cheap 125cc scooters to the newest and fastest 125cc sportsbike. Here you'll be able to find everything you wanted to...

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  • FAQ: Petrol station etiquette

    11 June 2009 by Chris Dabbs

    FAQ: Petrol station etiquette

    It¹s a sad fact that bikers are lumped in with armed robbers at petrol stations and can¹t get served until they've taken their crash helmet off. But what to do if it's a flip-front lid and you still...

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  • FAQ: How do I clean my motorcycle gloves?

    11 June 2009 by Chris Dabbs

    FAQ: How do I clean my motorcycle gloves?

    If your bike gloves smell sweaty when warm and make your hands stink you can do something about it. If they are leather with a man-made lining turn them inside and hand wash them with some detergent...

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