Bikers, Lay Off the Road Rage. You won’t Win, Ever.

Irish comedian Dylan Moran put it so well - people will apologise profusely if they accidentally bump into one another when walking down the street, but the slightest indiscretion while driving in a car turns people into raging homicidal maniacs. Whatever the reasons for road rage, as a motorcycle rider you're in a far more vulnerable position than a car driver - yet that doesn't stop many riders participating in road rage. ...
honda live Computer Instructor System

Honda Wants a Computer to Teach you how to Ride

Computers, they're everywhere. They're even in watches now - what an amazing time to be alive. Honda thinks they're so clever that they've lodged patents for a new computer system that is designed to teach motorcycle riders become better at what they do and it's called the Live Computer Instructor System (we'll dub it LCIS for short). The computer and sensors that make up the LCIS aren't overly revolutionary and in fact ...

How to Stay Safe on Long Rides

Sometimes there's just somewhere you want to go on your bike, even it is a long way away. And with adventure bikes and sports tourers becoming more and more popular there's never better time to ride in comfort and relative luxury. However, riding long distances isn't without its risks and in fact, fatigue is one of the leading causes of road fatalities. Let's take a look at how you can stay safe on long rides. Stop, Revive ...
Science Proves Isle of Man TT Legend John McGuinness is the Ice Man

Science Proves Isle of Man TT Legend John McGuinness is the Ice Man

Not only does John McGuinness still race the Isle of Man TT at the age of 43, he still wins it, racking up his 23rd victory at this years' event. So what is so special about John McGuinness that makes him still able to challenge for victory at the world's most dangerous motorcycle race? Apparently, it's his nerves. More accurately, his lack thereof. IT company EMC, semiconductor firm Freescale and Alpinestars partnered ...

How to Avoid Mid-Corner Hazards

Riding in the mountains or other roads with both flowing corners and tight bends is always enjoyable on a motorcycle, but it's often in these locations where roads are less well maintained or even contain blind spots where dangers and hazards can sometimes only be spotted at the last minute. Let's take a look at how you can stay safe and property avoid mid-corner hazards on your motorcycle. Get Your Lines Right When ...
Riding Your Motorcycle at Night and How to Stay Safe

Riding Your Motorcycle at Night and How to Stay Safe

As motorcyclists we already get the rough end of the stick when it comes to being seen by other motorists during the day. But when the sun goes down things get even worse with reduced visibility, more tired and drunk drivers on the road and those suffering with night blindness having to be contended with. So how can ride your motorcycle at night and stay safe despite the fact you've got one less headlight and are a heck of ...
Get Your Street Bike Ready for a Track Day

Get Your Street Bike Ready for a Track Day

Given that you own a piece of machinery that makes sportscars look slow and cumbersome, it makes sense to want to push your bike closer to its limits in what is a far safer environment than public roads. But before you head off on your first track day with your street legal motorcycle, ensure you follow the below advice to get the most from your day. 1. Transport Your Bike If You Can Not all of us are lucky to have a ...