The latest bike advice from our team

Advice 2 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 4 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 6 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 1 year 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 1 year 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
Advice 2 years ago

Getting a 50cc moped (AM) licence

The AM licence is the most basic you can get, and as well as allowing you to ride scooters and mopeds, it also lets you ride small three-wheelers and light quads