August

Product Review: Goodridge braided brake line kit

Product Review: Goodridge braided brake line kit

Goodridge braided brake line kit, £200 Tested by Andy Downes Time tested/miles: One year/1200 miles What’s good? When you own a bike that’s a low-selling oddball like my 1989 BMW K1 then the...

Product Review: ABUS Granit Extreme Plus 59 lock

Product Review: ABUS Granit Extreme Plus 59 lock

ABUS Granit Extreme Plus 59 lock, £231.99 Tester: Andy Davidson Time tested: Two years What’s good? After two years of heavy use the Abus chain is still as rugged as the day I got it. Abus rate it at...

Product Review: Courierware Messenger bag

Product Review: Courierware Messenger bag

Courierware Messenger bag, £90 (plus shipping and £20 import duty) Tester: Andy Downes Time tested: Four months/900 miles What’s good? Many years ago I bought a large travel bag from this small...

Product Review: Motobatt Sealed High Torque battery

Product Review: Motobatt Sealed High Torque battery

Motobatt Sealed High Torque battery, £52.96 (Honda VFR800FiW) Tester Richard Newland Time tested 4 years What’s good? Batteries are the bane of my life. I’ve got five of my own bikes in the garage,...

Book Review: A Penguin in a Sparrow’s Nest

Book Review: A Penguin in a Sparrow’s Nest

A Penguin in a Sparrow’s Nest (Frank Melling), £11.99 Tester: Richard Newland Time tested: Three days What’s good? Autobiographies are usually clouded by false humility, massive egos and the natural...

Product Review: WD40 Specialist Motorbike Total Wash

Product Review: WD40 Specialist Motorbike Total Wash

WD40 Specialist Motorbike Total Wash £8.50 (one litre) Tester: Simon Relph Time tested: Two months What’s good? With so many bike cleaners on the market I am always up for trying something new, as you...