Don’t ignore a summons

That’s plain daft. Do ask for expert help. White Dalton are probably the finest firm of biking solicitors in the country and with them on your side you may avoid being bummed by Bubba when you pick up the hairy soap, but as Andrew says, sometimes it can work if you defend yourself: “It can […]

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Don’t ride with a dark visor

If he’s pulled you for an illegally smoked visor, the offence is unendorsable, but you can get a fine.

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Don’t Go too fast

We don’t need to tell you to stick to the 30s and 40s do we? Good.

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Don’t ride a bike unfit for road use

Your bike must be roadworthy to MoT standard. Defects to tyres, brakes, steering etc, all carry a three point penalty if the cops spot something wrong.

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Don’t ride like a bike journalist

We do it to, ahem, examine the capabilities of our test bikes (your honor). You do it and you’ll get nicked

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Storm in a Teacup

I was riding my Firestorm back home from a rideout with my mates, just as dusk was falling. I have a smoked visor, with no BS mark on it, but I could see most things. As I came round a bend, I found a grey Fiesta parked half on the pavement, half on the road, […]

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Prize draw winner

Paul Payne from Kent won the CCM 644 on Friday 7th July 2006.

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Prize bike winner

Susan Naylor of Aylesbury has won the KTM 640 LC4 Enduro and collected it on 12th April.

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Prize Draw Winner

Marc Forsyth of Banffshire, Scotland won the KTM 660 Supermoto racer and collected on 9th February.

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Defiance over Speeding Claim

Police expert plans to challenge evidence in court

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Sliders R Us

I have been pulled by the police for putting my knee down on a local roundabout, which is effectively disused on a Sunday. It is on an industrial estate. The police turned up, blue lights going and pulled me and a couple of my friends over. They warned us that we should expect a summons […]

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Prize bike winner

Another KTM has been won by Mr Rodney Underwood of Lincolnshire, he picked up a card at the 2004 Birmingham NEC show and has checked the site religiously since for the number.

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Stupid Stunt

I was at an informal bike meet when we noticed a guy on a Honda Africa Twin hoisting wheelies. I didn’t pay him particular attention until he lost it and threw his bike into my bike, which in turn knocked my mate’s bike down causing £2,000 damage to my bike and £3,500 to my mate’s.

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Race and Chase

I was riding with a group of friends on sportsbikes in distinctive race leathers when we passed Captain Sensible on a stationary R 1200 GS, with a white helmet and black Gore-Tex, but no dayglo.

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Illegal Visor

I have been pulled in broad daylight, for having a dark iridium visor. I wasn’t carrying a spare and the police officer, who couldn’t find anything else to nick me for, told me that he was confiscating my visor as evidence. I’ve now got a summons and I am going to plead guilty. The visor […]

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Scameraderie

I rode into London on my FZR1000, when an old boy pulled out on me at the head of a queue of traffic. He apologised, I wasn’t badly hurt, but my bike had a lot of plastics damage.

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Prize draw winner

Former school teacher Duncan Vizor of County Durham was the lucky winner of the orange KTM 640LC – only the black one is left but another KTM is on it’s way!

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Speed King

I am being prosecuted for an accident where I was riding along a major carriageway, when an old dear in a car pulled out on top of me. I do not want to give away too many of my details, because the case is still live and ongoing but I was riding a brightly coloured […]

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