Northumbria Police – Speed Camera Van Statement

So it appears that all the hype online recently about new speed camera vans is true…. You might have seen some blurry photos of a new speed camera van, that appears to have been mocked up by someone in 1983 with a film camera and a whole tub of Vaseline on the lense – I…

Car Driver Karma

Why is it when you’re on two wheels, every man an their dog wants to race you? It doesn’t matter whether you ride a 600 or a thou, and whether they’re in there mums 1.1 corsa or their boyfriends scooby – they want in! 9 times out of 10 you don’t even know they’re trying…

Norfolk Rider with 46 points, clocked at 110 mph

It seems that today the Norfolk police have been busy on the A47 where they caught a biker doing 110 MPH. Unlike the Aviesmore Biker this rider was clocked not only MPH over the limit and caught at MPH after being followed – they were doing this with a pillion on board. On top of…

The Batpod

Despite this iconic film (The Dark Knight) coming out nearly 10 years ago, it feels like a film that is as good today as the day it came out. This for me, is in no part due to the brief appearance of the Batpod. I first saw this (after the film of course) at the…

Want to Drag!?!

  We know there has been a lot about new speeding laws, and the way that points are being applied. We are also hearing a lot about Bikers being used by the system, to set an example of, meaning usually harsher penalties – see Aviemore Biker How would you like to be able to top…

Cleaning your Pipes – 5 minute maintenance

Just a quick tip to clean exhausts that are looking grotty, we’ve seen a lot recently about using Harpic to clean your pipes, below is a brief video to show you how it’s done.     I don’t know about you but we will definitely be trying this!   If you’ve done it let us…

MCN London – Bike show

As most of you know the MCN London Motorcycle Show, kicks off today! It’s looking like its going to be another big show, and nothing less than what we’ve come to expect from such a huge event. Are you going? What are you looking forward to? Let us know! A quick look at the show…

Polite Notice – Acceptable?

This currently feels like it’s quickly becoming an “age old topic” amongst bikers, up there with are people on up to 125’s real bikers and should you nod at learners (other articles maybe?). So from my experience, there appears to be a number of reasons, for and against below are a few mentioned: For: Drivers…

Calling all Harley riders!!

  The British Motor Museum, are holding a “Celebration of the Sportster at 60“, on 24th June 2017. This bike is still in production today!  When you close your eyes and picture the quintessential cruiser, chances are you’re looking at a Harley-Davidson® Sportster®, Dyna® or Softail® motorcycle. These are the machines that defined ‘The Look’,…

VW Hit and Run

Following on from biking at high speeds (see Aviemore biker) we have come across some shocking footage, where a VW driver attempts to overtake 3 riders on a blind turn. When the driver realises that he couldn’t make it past the third bike, due to another car coming around the bend on the opposite side…

No means NO!

  The IOM organisers have made the decision to ban the use of selfie sticks and pubilish this quite clearly on their website – rightly so! reading the site it states: The organisers of the racing around the Billown Course in the Isle of Man, Southern 100 Racing have taken the decision to ban the…

Aviemore biker ‘did not know’ he was riding at 149mph

It would seem that Barry Gray, has had an unfortunate outcome to being caught at speeds in excess of 145mph on a speed gun, on the A95 between Aviemore and Grantown on Spey. The outcome of this has meant that he has incurred a custodial sentence and further punishment there after (outlined below). We’ve all…