Honda Goldwing Experience

March was my dads 71st birthday and the whole family wanted to do something special to celebrate the day. We racked our brains together And come up with the idea of a Honda Goldwing trike ride!  (If at all possible) My dad has always loved the Goldwing’s and each year goes down to Scarborough beach…

Learner Drivers – Plans to include motorway lessons

A government research programme  costing 2 million has being designed into improving safety for new drivers. the government say this will allow learner drivers to broaden their experience, practice at higher speeds and put theory knowledge into practice making the roads a safer place. The department for transport is also looking at trialling  a target…

Hazards of Autumn / winter Motorcycle riding

The Autumn and Winter seasons create unique hazards and challenges for motorcyclists. Even though the odd weekend we are teased with sunny skies it soon turns to unpredictable weather. We still need to remember leaves are falling, temperatures are dropping, and the days are darker much quicker. Leaves on roads. Dry leaves can camouflage potholes.…

Module 2 Questions

When we come to take the module 2 before going out on the road we are going to be asked 3 questions “show or tell” They are not designed to catch you out, rather than to test your knowledge of the bike for when you are let loose on your own. If you get any wrong…

BMW unveil the future of motorcycles

OK so most of us have seen films with futuristic motorbikes like Tron and wanted one for ourselves, No…. well maybe just me then. BMW have now unveiled its vision for the future and it doesn’t involve petrol, protective clothing or even a helmet! BMW’s Motorrad’s Vision 100 is their space-age concept bike unveiled in Santa Monica, California.…

Deer Incident

So today I was travelling to work in my car, I was happily travelling on a 60mph road when out of nowhere I clocked a deer to my right about to make that crazy dash to the other side. A quick check in my rear view mirror I hit the brakes narrowly avoiding the deer…