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Perfectly Finished: The Suzuki GSR750

Perfectly finished: The Suzuki GSR750

On first sight, the Suzuki GSR 750 looks the part. The styling is all about lines that sweep down to the front wheel, minimalistic and functional. This is a machine that manages to show some serious intent before we’ve even got the keys into the ignition! The GSR’s origins are in the K5 Gixxer 750. […]

The Numbers Game – Know Your Tyres

How to read and understand your tyre lettering to make safe and effective enhancements The sidewall of our tyres features a whole host of numbers and letters. As an example, on my Suzuki GSX-R750, these start with 180/55ZR17 58. There’s a lot of information contained in these few digits. While most of us simply replace worn out tyres […]

Distinguished Riding: The Bullet 500

The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride 2018

The Bullet 500 and the Distinguished Gentlemen With the Distinguished Gentlemen’s Ride coming up in September, it is perhaps time to consider joining the ranks of the better dressed and more socially aware men and indeed women who ride a more dapper style of bike in and around the city on a regular basis. While many of […]

The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride 2018

The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride 2018

The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride and the importance of looking out for each other As we mentioned in a previous post looking at the iconic Royal Enfield Bullet 500, the Distinguished Gentlemen’s Ride is taking place this weekend. The DGR originated here in Australia where the hipster contingent gathered up their café racers and waxed their beards before riding out […]

The Basics of Off Road Rubber Tyres and the Maintenance

The Basics of Off Road Rubber Tyres and The Maintenance Tips You Need to Know Whether you are riding on road or off road tyres, the main thing you want to do remains the same: you want to stay on your bike, and preferably in an upright position. This basic principle applies to the tyres […]

Beginner’s Guide to Prepping and Rescuing From ‘Puncture Struck’ in the Bush

The Beginner’s Guide to Preparation For and Rescuing Yourself From The Bush when ‘Puncture Struck’ A Failure To Plan Is A Plan To Fail Motorcycles are an incredible tool for exploration. Their light weight and single track makes them much easier to get through the more awkward parts of a ride – try getting a land cruiser […]

5 Things Nobody Tells You About Motorcycle Riding, That You Really Need to Know

5 Things Nobody Tells You About Motorcycle Riding, That You Really Need To Know

Sharing the joys and thrills of being on a motorbike Most of us know what we know and, to a certain extent, expect that what’s obvious to us is obvious to others. There are exceptions of course – if you work in banking or international espionage you’ll know what we mean – but motorcyclists are […]