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Help explode motorcycling myths

Published: 21 October 2003

Updated: 19 November 2014

Does hanging off really make you faster? Is it legal to filter? Does increasing your pre-load stiffen your suspension?

Everyone has heard at least one story on the internet or down the pub which leaves them wondering whether it’s really true. This is your chance to find out from the experts whether your mate was pulling your leg or whether his advice really was worth listening to.

We want to know which myths you want exploded and which questions you have that need answering. Whatever your query, its bound to be something which has bothered other people, and the answers will be revealed in a future issue of MCN. This is your chance to help separate the fact from fiction.

Email your myths and questions to with the subject line " Motorcycle Myths. "

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