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How to Ride a Motorcycle in the Dirt

Whether you want to become a motocross rider or go off-roading and try some trial bike riding, there are certain skills and equipment you will need that differ greatly than riding a motorcycle on the road. In this blog we look at how to prepare your bike, what equipment you[…]

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What is Motocross?

Some people get confused to actually what motocross is all about, some people confuse it with speedway as the machines look similar. It could not be more different as the motocross track can be dirt roads, hills and muddy tracks and sometimes as many as forty riders are out on[…]

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The Different Types of Motorcycles – Part 2

The second part of our look at the different types of motorcycles that exist today takes us to the more modern sports type bike. In part one we looked at normal road bikes and a thing called an adventure tourer, but now we progress more to bikes built for speed[…]

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The Different Types of Motorcycles – Part 1

For the layman there is little difference between one motorcycle and another, but the truth is that there are probably more variants in motorcycles than cars. That is because the motorcycle is far more adaptable than a car and can take on many different surfaces and terrains that a car[…]

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The Difference Between a Motocross Bike and a Trail Bike

There has been some long debate over whether a motocross bike and a trail bike were the same thing, the two machines look similar but actually they were built for different terrains. One for a track and the other traversing back trails in the wilderness. So, what is the difference[…]

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Basic Motorcycle Maintenance

If you are new into motorcycles and you have never owned one before then performing basic maintenance on your machine may seem a little daunting. Most rookies are happy just to take their motorcycle to the dealership they bought it from, but some maintenance may be needed before service checks[…]

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Motorcycles Used in the Movies – Part 2

The second part of our blog about famous films and their bikes, looks at more recent films and the motorcycles they chose for the part. As seen in part one of this blog, the particular bike that was cast in a film represented and supported the character. In this blog[…]

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Motorcycles Used in the Movies – Part 1

There is some debate over motorcycles in movies, whether the bike makes the actor or the other way around and the actor makes the motorcycle. Whichever is the truth definitely the character riding the bike certainly takes center stage. There are some classic films remembered forever because of bikes and[…]

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Famous Motorcycle Riders

Ever since the two-wheeled motorcycle was first designed and built, men have yearned to ride them. It is not certain why the male of the species seems so drawn to these noisy and uncomfortable machines, but the motorcycle has never waned in popularity. Perhaps motorcycles represent danger, solitude, speed, noise[…]

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Getting into Motorcycle Racing

No motorcycle racer is born, they have had to work at learning to become a racer and bit by bit they have climbed the ladder. Some riders have natural abilities than help them become top GP riders, but even so there is no really quick fix to take you to[…]

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