Learning to ride

All you need to know about learning to ride - from mopeds to motorcycles and the different types of licence.

Advice 3 months ago

How much does riding a motorcycle cost?

Alongside the pure excitement that riding a motorcycle can bring, many people take up biking because of cost; it’s often regarded as a cheaper and more cost-effective mode of transport. But is this really the case? Let us try to break down the true cost of motorcycle ownership and attempt to find out…
Why you should learn to ride a motorbike Advice 4 months ago

3 reasons why you should learn to ride a motorbike

Riding a motorcycle or scooter on these modern, busy streets is dangerous, uncomfortable and quite often impractical, so would you even consider beginning to ride in the first place? Here are a few ways in which motorcycling might actually be a good, useful and worthwhile pursuit...
Top tips to keeping your bike safe Advice 5 months 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 5 months 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 11 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.
Peugeot Speedfight 4 Scooter Review 1 year ago

Peugeot Speedfight 4 Scooter (2017 - ) review

The original Speedfight in 1997 set the template for the 16-er sports scooter. This latest version, complete with phone dock, USB socket and more is still the standard by which all others are judged.
PCX Electric Charge News 1 year ago

Honda unviels electric and hybrid versions of best-selling PCX scooter

While it’s true that the utopian dream of electric-powered scooters and motorcycles is still some way off, despite repeated efforts by various manufacturers and the glamour of the likes of the TT Zero race, there are signs that a watershed moment might be approaching – from no less than Honda themselves.
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 3 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
Advice 3 years ago

Getting a 125cc (A1) motorcycle licence

You must be at least 17 years of age to hold an A1 licence, and once you have passed the two-part test, it allows you to ride a motorcycle or scooter up to 125cc and with maximum power of 11KW.

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