Motorcycle Parts & Accessories

Product Review: Gear Gremlin Fury Lock and chain (£109.99)

Product Review: Gear Gremlin Fury Lock and chain (£109.99)

What’s good about the Gear Gremlin Fury Lock and chain? This is a heavy, chunky lock with a very solid feel about it and a good covering too. It’s long enough to weave through a wheel and...

Product Review: Auritech Biker earplugs (£19.95)

Product Review: Auritech Biker earplugs (£19.95)

What’s good about the Auritech Biker earplugs? You get all the benefits of permanent earplugs over disposable ones – they’re washable, don’t turn into a soggy, puffy mess if they get wet, store in a...

Product Review: Electrex World RR50 regulator-rectifier (£119.70)

Product Review: Electrex World RR50 regulator-rectifier (£119.70)

What’s good about the Electrex World RR50 regulator-rectifier? Not many miles covered on this particular specimen, but I’ve used a few Electrex World reg-recs in my part-time business building looms...

Product Review: Oxford Maximiser 3800 (£64.99)

Product Review: Oxford Maximiser 3800 (£64.99)

What’s good about the Oxford Maximiser 3800? Buying new bike batteries has to be the most soul-destroying of all biking purchases, and having ruined more than a few through neglect over the years,...

Product Review: Mammoth Security lock and chain (£39.99)

Product Review: Mammoth Security lock and chain (£39.99)

What’s good about the Mammoth Security lock and chain? You can’t argue with sub-£40 for a decent length chain. There are two bikes in my garage at the moment and at 1.8 metres the Mammoth is easily...

Product Review: Gear Gremlin 10mm Tempest disc lock (£29.99)

Product Review: Gear Gremlin 10mm Tempest disc lock (£29.99)

What’s good about the Gear Gremlin Tempest disc lock? The fluoro yellow paint is easily visible both to potential thieves, and to myself to remind me it’s there and stop me trying to ride off with it...

Product Review: AIM Mychron 5 GPS dash and datalogger (£354)

Product Review: AIM Mychron 5 GPS dash and datalogger (£354)

What’s good about the AIM Mychron 5 GPS dash and datalogger? This Mychron 5 dash has all the looks and functionality of something that should cost much more, in fact I originally thought the price was...

Product Review: Leather Genie balsam (£12.99)

Product Review: Leather Genie balsam (£12.99)

What’s good about Leather Genie balsam? An old brown leather jacket I have had hanging up on the back of my workshop door for ages, which had become dry and almost flaky looking, is now back in use. I...

Product Review: Forge Steel 8-piece T-bar Allen key set (£24.99)

Product Review: Forge Steel 8-piece T-bar Allen key set (£24.99)

What’s good about the Forge Steel 8-piece T-bar Allen key set? While I’m no expert with spanners, I do at least like working with decent tools whenever I have to work on my bikes. This T-bar Allen key...

Product Review: Oxford W2 Waist Bag (£21.99)

Product Review: Oxford W2 Waist Bag (£21.99)

What’s good about the Oxford W2 Waist Bag? I feel like Batman wearing a utility belt, it’s a great bit of kit. I’m riding a Harley-Davidson this year, which doesn’t lend itself to fitting a tankbag,...

Product Review: Putoline RS1 Wax Polish (£9.99)

Product Review: Putoline RS1 Wax Polish (£9.99)

What’s good about the Putoline RS1 Wax Polish? I’ve never really used wax when washing bikes, but this silicon-free foam spray was drafted in to bring my 2015 long term test bike back up to scratch...

Product Review: Kriega R15 Backpack (£85)

Product Review: Kriega R15 Backpack (£85)

What’s good about the Kriega R15 Backpack? Motorcycling is full to the brim with products, but it’s the exception rather than the rule that you find something completely fit for purpose. This Kriega...

Product Review: Sealey Socket Set AK6942 (£196.74)

Product Review: Sealey Socket Set AK6942 (£196.74)

What’s good about the Sealey Socket Set AK6942? I bought this socket set because I needed half-decent tools that wouldn’t break in a few years after moderate use, but without paying the prices...

Product Review: MotoGP Season Review 2015 by Julian Ryder (£35)

Product Review: MotoGP Season Review 2015 by Julian Ryder (£35)

What’s good about the MotoGP Season Review 2015? The 2015 MotoGP season was a nail-biter and this season review covers every round with details of qualifying and a full race report including facts and...

Product Review: Oxford Aqua T30 Roll Bag (£49.99)

Product Review: Oxford Aqua T30 Roll Bag (£49.99)

What’s good about the Oxford Aqua T30 Roll Bag? The bag opens lengthways which makes it really easy to pack. It's marginally more fiddly to fit to the bike than other roll bags I've used as the tail...

Product Review: Osram Night Racer 110 H4 bulbs (£24 for two)

Product Review: Osram Night Racer 110 H4 bulbs (£24 for two)

What’s good about Osram Night Racer 110 H4 bulbs? I fitted one of these bulbs to replace the standard bulb in my Yamaha MT-07 because the bike is in use throughout the winter and I ride on mainly...

Product Review: XCP Rust Blocker (£14)

Product Review: XCP Rust Blocker (£14)

What’s good about XCP Rust Blocker? I’m a huge fan of ACF50 anti-corrosion spray which I have used for many years to keep winter damage away from my bikes so I was asked to test this XCP Rust Blocker...

Product Review: The Age of 27 documentary (£6.99)

Product Review: The Age of 27 documentary (£6.99)

What’s good about The Age of 27? The Age of 27 is a 56-minute online film that tells the story of Casey Stoner, from his dirt track beginnings in Australia to his two MotoGP championships with Ducati...

Product Review: Gear Gremlin intelligent 12v battery charger (£49.99)

Product Review: Gear Gremlin intelligent 12v battery charger (£49.99)

What’s good about the Gear Gremlin intelligent 12v battery charger? This intelligent charger has been working to keep the battery charged and maintained on my own Yamaha MT-07 while I have been riding...

Product Review: Kriega US-20 Drypack tailpack (£75)

Product Review: Kriega US-20 Drypack tailpack (£75)

What’s good about the Kriega US-20 Drypack tailpack? You know how some manufacturers just can’t do any wrong? Kriega fall into that group. I’ve been using their rucksacks and tailpacks for over a...

Product Review: Oxford Protex Stretch Outdoor Bike cover (from £79.99)

Product Review: Oxford Protex Stretch Outdoor Bike cover (from £79.99)

What’s good about the Oxford Protex Stretch Outdoor Bike cover? I love a well thought out product and something as simple as a bike cover can get overlooked. Just pick up this Oxford cover and it...

Product Review: Starlane Stealth GPS-3X, (£314)

Product Review: Starlane Stealth GPS-3X, (£314)

What’s good about the Starlane Stealth GPS-3X? Having a lap timer with a built-in GPS receiver means there’s no need to have your own infra red beacon on the pit wall prior to your track session. The...

Product Review: Gear Gremlin FHG-2 heated grips (£57.99)

Product Review: Gear Gremlin FHG-2 heated grips (£57.99)

What’s good about the Gear Gremlin FHG-2 heated grips? I wasn’t expecting great things from these grips. I’d never heard of the brand before, they looked a bit budget and the £50 price didn’t inspire...

Product Review: Kriega US-30 Drypack (£99.99)

Product Review: Kriega US-30 Drypack (£99.99)

What’s good about the Kriega US-30 Drypack? I have plenty of experience of Kriega’s US-20 tailpack but I needed something a little larger for a longer trip so the 30-litre US-30 was perfect. I could...

Product Review: Gear Gremlin Seat Buddy (£25)

Product Review: Gear Gremlin Seat Buddy (£25)

What’s good about the Gear Gremlin Seat Buddy? This is my first workshop stool and from the moment I put it to use I realised what I had been missing because it makes lengthy periods of work on my...

Product Review: Quick-Turn throttle tube, $70 (£44)

Product Review: Quick-Turn throttle tube, $70 (£44)

What’s good about the Quick-Turn throttle tube? Featuring a 10% larger cam than standard, this quick action throttle tube has slightly reduced the wrist-angle required to go full throttle on my KTM...

Product Review: AGV AGVisor (£149.99)

Product Review: AGV AGVisor (£149.99)

What’s good about the AGV AGVisor? It’s as if the future arrived early last summer, bringing a high-tech dark visor that I can switch from dark to clear at the touch of a button, responding almost...

Product Review: Alpinestars Nucleon KR-R back protector

Product Review: Alpinestars Nucleon KR-R back protector

What’s good about the Alpinestars Nucleon KR-R? I’ve been wearing the new-generation Alpinestars back protector under jackets and leathers since last spring, for road tests and racing. I also a...

Product Review: Bruhl single-speed air dryer (£88)

Product Review: Bruhl single-speed air dryer (£88)

What’s good about the Bruhl single-speed air dryer? Riding all year round means frequent winter washing to keep corrosion at bay so this Bruhl air dryer is a huge bonus as it means I can cut down on...

Product Review: Mike Edwards online circuit guides (£25 per circuit)

Product Review: Mike Edwards online circuit guides (£25 per circuit)

What’s good about Mike Edwards online circuit guides? Mike ‘Spike’ Edwards has a successful racing career spanning 33 years and counting and he’s an ACU road racing coach, offering riders on-track...

Product Review: Guy Martin: When You Dead You Dead (£20)

Product Review: Guy Martin: When You Dead You Dead (£20)

What’s good about Guy Martin: When You Dead You Dead? It’s easy to question whether the Guy Martin phenomenon is an act – can any human really keep up his intensity when the cameras aren’t rolling?...

Product Review: Airpro Premium tyre repair kit (£22)

Product Review: Airpro Premium tyre repair kit (£22)

What’s good about the Airpro Premium tyre repair kit? This is the most expansive tyre repair kit I’ve ever had – and I’ve worked my way through a few different types over the last 23 years of riding.

Product Review: Kawasaki motocross try-out day (£160)

Product Review: Kawasaki motocross try-out day (£160)

What’s good about the Kawasaki motocross try-out day? This officially-backed Kawasaki try-out day was the first time my sons Oliver (9) and Joseph (7) had ridden off road on bikes with engines and it...

Product Review: Ron Haslam Race School Premier experience (£299)

Product Review: Ron Haslam Race School Premier experience (£299)

What’s good about the Ron Haslam Race School? I’m starting racing in 2016 and want to improve my riding ability and knowledge to prepare myself. The thought of doing the Ron Haslam Race School had me...

RiDE review: Kriega US30 bag

RiDE review: Kriega US30 bag

Plenty of capacity and easy enough to load – but you’re loading into a big, floppy bag. Good size for a few days away but it’s a bag to stuff things in rather than place them carefully – so don’t pack...

RiDE review: Givi EA107 bag

RiDE review: Givi EA107 bag

The Givi strapping system is simple to use but does get a bit fiddly when hands are cold, the visor’s misting up and all you want is to get indoors quickly. Very secure on the bike though. Capacity is...