The latest bike advice from our team

Top tips to keeping your bike safe Advice 1 day ago

Top tips to keeping your bike safe

When it comes to motorcycling, a lot of people - quite rightly - focus on the riding safety of the rider, and there are literally hundreds, if not thousands, of articles across magazines and the internet focused on choosing the right helmet, the differences in the kind of armour available and how to select the most protective pair of gloves. But what about your bike?
How to pick your motorcycle training Advice 1 week ago

How to pick your motorcycle training

Beginning your motorcycling journey can initially seem like a daunting prospect. People will tell you that it’s too impractical, too expensive or simply too dangerous, but if you can deflect a lot of that, then it you’ll find that it will could soon become one of the most rewarding experience of your life. In fact, the training and lessons themselves are actually straightforward - and most of all, they should be fun!
Advice 4 months ago

Top 5 Christmas motorcycling gifts 2018

Like it or loathe it it’s that time of year once again when everything seems to be dominated by Christmas – but, for motorcycle buffs there’s plenty to get excited about.
Advice 6 months ago

First-time buyer? Ten reasons why a scooter is a top choice

Whether it's being able to get on your bike at 16, a less intimidating amount of power, fuel efficiency, speeding up your commute, or something else, there are loads of reasons why a scooter could be the best choice for your first motorcycle.
Advice 8 months ago

How should I write a bike advert?

A good advert can help to sell a motorbike or scooter more quickly and for more money, so it's important to do it as well as possible
Advice 1 year ago

Motorcycle terminology explained

Interested into getting on the road on two wheels but confused and alienated by all the jargon? Unsure as to what a ‘belly pan’ or ‘tail tidy’ is, and what you do with them? Baffled as to whether you need a ‘Sissy bar’ or a ‘Hugger’? Well, worry no more.
Advice 1 year ago

How to ride safely in the winter

It might be cold, wet or even icy, but motorcycling in winter can still be fun and effective if you follow a few golden rules.
Advice 1 year ago

The best safety tips for new motorcyclists

From the many years of wisdom from the experienced motorcyclists at Auto Trader, here are a few extra tips you may not have seen anywhere else. Read up and ride safe.
Advice 2 years ago

Should I buy an electric motorcycle?

The temptation to go electric is greater than ever. But would an electric bike work for you? Here’s our take on the current pros and cons of all things electric.
Advice 2 years ago

Best ways to secure your motorcycle

Different types of security are needed for different scenarios, and you will of course need to find whichever best suits your circumstances. Here’s our round-up of some of the best.
Advice 2 years ago

How to spot and avoid potential scams

Cybercrime is becoming part and parcel of everyday life, so here we explain the possible problems you may face and how you can protect yourself from the fraudsters