21 Apr 2022
The eye is the human’s primary sensory organ and it is uniquely vulnerable when it comes to riding motorcycles – a wasp hitting your eyeball at 40mph is a deeply unpleasant and potentially dangerous experience.
31 Mar 2022
People have worked themselves up into a state of self-righteous fury about the new rights accorded to, in particular cyclists. The changes also incorporate we motorcyclists, pedestrians, and equestrians. So, do they make a difference?
24 Feb 2022
As a starting point every track day provider will ask any rider to complete a form which will set out how they would like you not to crash. But if you do, it is on you.
10 Feb 2022
Among other things summer riding triggers the annual debate between the All The Gear All The Time (ATGATT) advocates and riders taken by a more relaxed approach, who will moderate their riding to account for the reduction in their kit.
20 Jan 2022
If you find yourself pinned under your motorcycle or involuntarily parted from it, the emergency services will promptly arrive.
13 Jan 2022
It is safe to say Brexit hasn’t been the Armageddon some pessimistic commentators anticipated, at least so far as travel to the EU by motorcycle is concemed. Yet there’s one very large change in the law which needs addressing before we flock to Dover. And it is this…
16 Sep 2021
I come from an age when you got your moped at 16, a 125 at 17, went on a basic course to pass your test at about 18 and then could ride what you liked.
27 Aug 2021
A lot of manufacturers are producing visors that darken in the sun and clear with alacrity in the dark.
05 Aug 2021
When I first started lawyering back in the last millennium, usable CCTV footage was rare.
03 Jun 2021
When it comes to kit the law only requires you to wear a helmet and I admit to not being an ‘all the gear, all the time’ rider.
06 May 2021
Probably one of the most important documents you will ever fill in, but regrettably also one of the most boring is your insurance proposal.
29 Apr 2021
When it comes to the UK’s country roads the law places some particular duties on users.
08 Apr 2021
Unless you are one of the unlucky few riders who has never stacked a bike, when you crash you are likely to have a fear reaction.
04 Mar 2021
The only item of safety apparel you are obliged to use while riding is a helmet. Where the law gets involved is when helmets come off in an accident and the rider has a head, face, or brain injury.
25 Feb 2021
As the Government relentlessly moves up the value of claims and legal disputes which the citizen is deemed to be able to deal with himself absent of any legal advice, where does the citizen turn for legal advice when against an insurer, the manufacture or a retailer?
31 Dec 2020
The carrying capacity of your motorcycle does not increase in line with your waist and it is extraordinarily easy to overload even an ubertourer with or without that post-Christmas insulation.
05 Nov 2020
The absent-minded sideswipe of a motorcyclist overtaking a slow-moving car is among the most frequent of accidents we deal with.
29 Oct 2020
In these days of comparison websites and superficially internet savvy consumers I have noticed a very unpleasant pattern in comprehensive insurance claims, and you, as a wise Bike reader need to tread carefully…