19 May 2022
I was knocked off my bike at a roundabout, whilst stationary in the summer of 2019.
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?
17 Mar 2022
What legal recourse do you have if you injure yourself, or damage your bike, after sliding on mud left in the road?
10 Mar 2022
I lent my spare bike – a tough old Fazer 1000 winter hack – to my cousin who came over from Ireland in May.
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.
17 Feb 2022
I am planning on taking my bike into France later this year – it’s a street-legal trackday bike.
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.
03 Feb 2022
Legal cases are seldom straightforward and outcomes can be hard to predict, especially when there’s an injury involved.
28 Jan 2022
Riding on country lanes requires a whole different set of skills, and offers different dangers for obvious reasons…
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…
06 Jan 2022
Does Brexit mean the days of buying discounted motorcycle gear from EU countries is over?
30 Dec 2021
I was riding my supermoto along a Cornish single-lane road which had high hedges on both sides. I am Cornish, and I know how the roads work.
23 Dec 2021
If you ride outside of your limits, don’t be so quick to blame others for crashing.
09 Dec 2021
I was riding my old dual-sport bike along a narrow single-track road. Ahead of me was a farmer on a quad towing a big livestock trailer.
02 Dec 2021
On a relatively straight stretch of road I could see a small pack of cyclists cycling two abreast.
11 Nov 2021
I was riding along a busy road in North Devon. Just as all the campers and caravanners were heading to the seaside.
28 Oct 2021
We all make mistakes. Sometimes the right and decent thing is to hold your hands up and accept that you were to blame.