New rider (September 2010)

  • Fitting a new chain

    24 September 2010 by Chris Dabbs

    Fitting a new chain

    If you are thinking of changing your chain there are a few things you should consider. You can get more out of it, if you keep it scrupulously lubricated and adjusted through its life, ideally with...

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  • Pre-2001 Licence categories

    10 September 2010 by MCN

    Vehicle tests have become more complex over the years with several modules and more extensive theory tests. Full motorcycle licence holders who’ve held their licences pre-2001, also have a B1 classification which allows them to use “Motor tricycles / quad cycles, 3 or 4 wheeled vehicles with an un-laden weight not exceeding 550kg”. Armed with this category they do not have to take the car theory...

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  • Aftermarket exhausts

    10 September 2010 by MCN

    Aftermarket exhausts

    Switching to an aftermarket exhaust is an obvious choice if you want to change the look, sound or performance of your bike. But you do have to consider a few things before you splash the cash. First...

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