Motorcycle Safety

Alpinestars Supertech M10 Helmet Review

Alpinestars Supertech M10 Helmet Review

Toby Jacobs - October 12, 2023 - Motorcycle Gear, Motorcycle Safety - No Comments

A MOTOCROSS HELMET FOR ADVENTURE RIDERS? Helmet choice for motorcyclists is a very complicated decision. With quite so many brands, styles and designs available, not to mention price ranges that go from £50 to well over £500, picking the right helmet is not an easy task. But for the combination of safety, style and value […]

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Trail ride preparation – Check it or Wreck it

Trail ride preparation – Check it or Wreck it

Julian - March 21, 2019 - Motorcycle Maintenance, Motorcycle Safety - 4 Comments

So it’s been a few weeks since you got out on the bike. You’ve been busy at work, family life takes over – we know the drill.  When you finally get a moment to fire up the dirt bike and head out for a day’s trail ride, there’s a tendency to just splash in the […]

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Leatt Dual Axis Knee & Shin Guards Review

Leatt Dual Axis Knee & Shin Guards Review

Julian - November 12, 2018 - Motorcycle Product Reviews, Motorcycle Safety - No Comments

Wearing proper protection when you are riding is important. From choosing the right helmet to picking the correct boots, preventing injuries before they happen makes sense. So that’s why we are big fans of the Leatt Dual Axis Knee and Shin Guards. LEATT KNEWW AND SHIN GUARDS. Image Leatt BRACES OR PADS? OK when deciding […]

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Bike Seal Review :  Cheap and effective puncture prevention

Bike Seal Review : Cheap and effective puncture prevention

Julian - March 5, 2018 - Motorcycle Product Reviews, Motorcycle Safety, Motorcycle Trip Packing & Planning - 12 Comments

If there’s one thing that’s guaranteed to screw up a ride on the bike, it’s got to be a puncture. Whether you run over a rogue screw on the road or a massive thorn out on the trails, the moment it happens your day takes a down turn. For off road riders, there are options […]

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TCX Comp Evo Michelin Review: A motocross boot for Adventure riders?

TCX Comp Evo Michelin Review: A motocross boot for Adventure riders?

Julian - January 24, 2018 - Motorcycle Gear, Motorcycle Product Reviews, Motorcycle Safety - 2 Comments

When it comes to off-road boots, there’s an enormous range to tempt the rider’s wallet. From super-soft trials boots and chunky adventure models to stormtrooper style motocross footwear. But picking the right one can be tricky, requiring a real honest analysis of what type of riding you are going to be doing, and what type […]

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Motorcycle Adventure Essentials:  A Guide to Group Riding

Motorcycle Adventure Essentials: A Guide to Group Riding

Julian - December 11, 2017 - Motorcycle Riding Techniques, Motorcycle Safety, Motorcycle Trip Packing & Planning - No Comments

OK so you’ve taken the plunge and you are off on an epic motorcycle adventure. For a few weeks you are going to be immersed in motorcycling from dawn until maybe well past dusk. It’s the trip of a lifetime and naturally you want to get the most out of the experience. ADVENTURE TRAVEL – […]

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Off Road Essentials: Should I wear a neck brace?

Off Road Essentials: Should I wear a neck brace?

Julian - November 24, 2017 - Motorcycle Product Reviews, Motorcycle Safety - 22 Comments

Never mind a neck brace – go back thirty years and the idea of going trail riding with anything more protective than a helmet and a jacket would seem absurd. Yet as protective gear has become lighter, better designed and easier to wear then the tables have turned. Now it’s rare to see anyone out […]

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Gimme 10: Essential Kit for Off-Road Riding

Gimme 10: Essential Kit for Off-Road Riding

Julian - May 24, 2017 - Motorcycle Gear, Motorcycle Safety - 3 Comments

Whether you are a newbie to motorcycling or a seasoned veteran, the kit you wear on your bike matters. Aside from a taxi in Alepo, you’ve picked the most dangerous form of transport on the planet, so it pays to spend a bit of time thinking about what you put on before slinging a leg […]

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The Dirty Dozen: Essential Steps to help an injured rider

The Dirty Dozen: Essential Steps to help an injured rider

Julian - May 10, 2017 - Motorcycle Safety, Motorcycle Trip Packing & Planning - No Comments

Riding motorcycles can be the best thing in the world. But when it goes wrong it can be the worst.  Knowing what to do if one of your mates has a nasty off may be the difference between them making a full recovery from their injuries and a far worse outcome. We don’t want to be […]

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Will this strapless, rear access helmet change the market for ever?

Will this strapless, rear access helmet change the market for ever?

Julian - April 5, 2017 - Motorcycle Gear, Motorcycle Safety - 38 Comments

Australian helmet manufacturer VOZZ have released images and  video of their ground breaking new helmet. The new helmet uses a unique rear access method for riders to put it on, and once clipped shut, no straps are needed to secure it in place. According to Managing Director Mark Bryant the new design has been certified for […]

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