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Forcefield Tech 2 Base Layers reviewed

Forcefield Tech 2 Base Layers reviewed

The Forcefield Tech 2 base layers are designed for use in summer and have a compression fit to support your muscles, too. The Tech 2 base layers from the company have recently been superseded by the...

Dainese D-Core Aero summer base layers review

Dainese D-Core Aero summer base layers review

The Dainese D-Core Aero base layer is a summer undergarment designed to keep you cool in hot weather, wick moisture away from your body and offer some muscle support with its compression...

Forcefield Tech 3 base layers review

Forcefield Tech 3 base layers review

The Forcefield Tech 3 base layers superseded the excellent Tech 2 version as the firm’s summer undergarment with compression features, too. Related: Your expert guide to motorcycle base layers I...

Best mid-layer motorcycle clothing

Best mid-layer motorcycle clothing

In a world of base layers, mid-layers are often an overlooked item of motorcycle clothing. They are a great way of keeping warm in winter and can usually be worn with your existing kit to save having...

The Best Motorcycle Heated Vests

The Best Motorcycle Heated Vests

When the weather is cold – as it is for huge chunks of the year in the UK – a motorcycle heated vest can be a great way to stay warm on your bike. Staying warm in winter is a safety issue as much as...

The best motorcycle track day tyres without the fuss of slicks, here's our top picks

The best motorcycle track day tyres without the fuss of slicks, here's our top picks

When you ride on track, whether on a trackday or actually racing, you want the highest performance, grippiest, best motorcycle tyres available. For pure racing classes, that means slicks, and...

Best motorcycle tyre valve caps

Best motorcycle tyre valve caps

Even the best motorcycle tyre valve caps are hardly the most enthralling aspect about bikes for riders. However, they are important. They help to minimise air leakage by providing a secondary air seal...

Best motorcycle tyre warmers

Best motorcycle tyre warmers

Motorcycle racing fans will be familiar with ‘tyre warmers’, the electrically-heated blankets used to warm tyres up to optimum temperatures before the start of a race. But they’re now also widely...

Stay cool! It's the best summer motorcycle base layers

Stay cool! It's the best summer motorcycle base layers

Summer motorcycle base layers for the hot weather are just as important as thermal base layers for winter. While they may be intended to carry out a slightly different role, there are several...

Best home motorcycle tyre changing kit

Best home motorcycle tyre changing kit

Where major motorcycle servicing is a highly-skilled and daunting job in most cases requiring taking your machine to a dealer’s workshop, fresh rubber can be fitted at home with a little tyre changing...

Wheeler dealers: Best motorcycle wheel and tyre accessories

Wheeler dealers: Best motorcycle wheel and tyre accessories

The best motorcycle wheel and tyre accessories and tools are handy in specific situations. Whether that’s fitting some better motorcycle tyres to improve performance, or customising rims to make them...

The cost of inflation | These motorcycle puncture repair kits will get you going in an emergency

The cost of inflation | These motorcycle puncture repair kits will get you going in an emergency

For many riders, the feeling of a motorcycle tyre going flat signals the beginning of a nightmare. That need not be the case though with one of the best motorcycle puncture repair kits. Most of the...

Best motorcycle tyre pressure monitoring systems

Best motorcycle tyre pressure monitoring systems

One of the ‘new fangled’ safety systems that some manufacturers fit to higher-specification motorcycles is a tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS). Related: Your ultimate guide to motorcycle...

The best motorcycle tyre pressure gauges

The best motorcycle tyre pressure gauges

Checking your motorcycle tyre pressure is often considered an inconvenience by many, meaning some don’t even bother finding out at all. But this can be a mistake. Wrong tyre pressures can ruin your...

How To: Look After Your Motorbike's Tyres

How To: Look After Your Motorbike's Tyres

Looking after your motorbike tyres doesn’t take a lot of time and effort, but it’s a crucial part of motorcycle ownership that shouldn’t be overlooked. Related: Your ultimate guide to motorcycle...

All round rubber: Best sports-touring tyres for your motorbike

All round rubber: Best sports-touring tyres for your motorbike

The best sports-touring tyres have evolved almost magical abilities. They have reserves of dry grip you’ll never use on the road, warm up in a flash, and load you with confidence in the rain. The...

Motorcycle CE ratings explained

Motorcycle CE ratings explained

A couple of years ago, there was a major shakeup in the way motorcycle clothing was rated for its protective abilities with the introduction of CE ratings. The European Union (remember that?)...

Great biking books to read for the times you can't be in the saddle

Great biking books to read for the times you can't be in the saddle

In no particular order, for when the weather is a bit pants or even when you fancy riding your bike somewhere and stopping off for a rest, read one of these books: Autobiographies, history and...

The best Halfords deals on tools this Black Friday

The best Halfords deals on tools this Black Friday

A well-stocked toolbox full of spanners and sockets that promise to last a lifetime might seem like an unachievable holy grail but we reckon the Halfords Advanced range offers just that. With boxes...

Black Friday 2023 UK deals on Sportsbikeshop - 20% or more clearance sale ending today

Black Friday 2023 UK deals on Sportsbikeshop - 20% or more clearance sale ending today

A one-stop solution to anything motorcycle related, Sportsbikeshop stocks pretty much anything you can think of from every brand that matters when it comes to bikes. The official Black Friday sale may...

The best Machine Mart Black Friday deals

The best Machine Mart Black Friday deals

Where would motorcycles be without a decent selection of tools to keep them going? From the most basic screwdrivers and wrenches to motorcycle lifts and chain tools, the best Machine Mart deals should...

Best RevZilla Black Friday Deals 2023

Best RevZilla Black Friday Deals 2023

Black Friday 2023 is here and the internet is awash with great deals on end-of-season kit right across the board. It can be a bit overwhelming, so to save you from getting fazed by flicking through...