January

Best tyre for a 1250 Bandit

Best tyre for a 1250 Bandit

Q. I’ve got a 2009 Suzuki GSF1250 GT and after 3500 miles I need a new rear tyre to replace the OE Dunlop D218N 180/55 V17. I spend 80% of the time touring, and 20% over the Dales. Save money on...

Can I mix tyres on my VFR750?

Can I mix tyres on my VFR750?

Q. I ride a 1997 VFR750, a superb bike. On the front I have a perfect Bridgestone Battlax BT56 with lots of tread left. Save £££s on motorcycle tyres My question is, can I replace the worn out BT57...

How to change a Ducati 998 fuel filter

How to change a Ducati 998 fuel filter

Q. I want to change the fuel filter on my Ducati 998, which sits inside the fuel tank along with the fuel pump, but I've heard that refitting the pump assembly and the attendant rubber seal is a...

Will my 525 chain fit on a 520 sprocket?

Will my 525 chain fit on a 520 sprocket?

Q. I’ve just bought a 15-tooth front sprocket for my GSX-R600. I bought it off eBay and it was advertised to fit a 525 chain, which I have. Save cash on chains and sprockets It came yesterday and...

Where can I get exhaust packing material?

Where can I get exhaust packing material?

Q. I have extracted the pipe baffles out of the tail pipe of a Suzuki TS250L and noticed the wadding has completely disappeared. Save cash on motorcycle exhausts Can anyone recommend a suitable...

Why is there a ridge on my dual-compound tyre?

Why is there a ridge on my dual-compound tyre?

Q. I have a Suzuki GSX-R1000 K8 running Dunlop Roadsmarts, getting 5500 miles out of the rear with too much commuting and motorway work. Save cash on motorcycle tyres There's 2.8mm tread depth left...

Best tyre for a Triumph Daytona 675

Best tyre for a Triumph Daytona 675

Q. I would like some advice on the best tyre for a 2009 Triumph Daytona 675. It currently has Pirelli Supercorsas but they are not very practical if it rains. Can you advise on a suitable tyre for...

How to de-restrict a Suzuki VX800

How to de-restrict a Suzuki VX800

Q. I have a Suzuki VX800 that pulls cleanly up to 80mph with no problem, but then seems to run into a brick wall. Save money on motorcycle products I think it could be restricted as it was brought to...

How to avoid pins and needles

How to avoid pins and needles

DeepSeaBiker: My friend complains of pins and needles and numb wrists from riding his 2005 GSX-R600 and he is thinking about selling his bike because of this. jaffa90: It could be the wrong angle on...

Best tyres for a Suzuki GSX-R600 SRAD

Best tyres for a Suzuki GSX-R600 SRAD

Q. What are the best tyres to use on a Suzuki GSX-R600 SRAD? My Pirelli Dragon Supercorsas need replacing in time for the first sunny day of next year. Save money on motorcycle tyres I got 5000 miles...

Shifting corroded nuts and bolts

Shifting corroded nuts and bolts

Q. I want to replace the standard exhaust system on my 34,000-mile Kawasaki ZX-9R with an aftermarket system, but all the fixing nuts and bolts are corroded solid. Save cash on motorcycle products I...

Sorting suspension that kicks you out of the seat

Sorting suspension that kicks you out of the seat

Q. I have a 2008 Suzuki GSX-R750 which I absolutely love. It goes and handles as well as I could have imagined, with the only downside being that it can kick me out of the seat sometimes when I am...

If you could only carry one thing...

If you could only carry one thing...

If you could only carry one accessory or gadget with you while riding in the current snowy weather, what would it be? Save £££s on motorcycle products A V2 visor sponge for constantly clearing salty...

Tyre advice: Tyres for 18-inch wheels

Tyre advice: Tyres for 18-inch wheels

Q. I have just bought a 1984 Ducati Pantah 500 and its existing tyres are a pair of very old Metzelers. Save cash on motorcycle tyres With 18-inch wheels front and rear I suspect my choice is limited...