I was recently reading this article in MCN and it got me thinking; is there something more sinister looming on the horizon, portent to us bikers in particular? In summary: "The Department for Transport (DfT) has announced that we could see self-driving cars on UK roads by the end of 2021, leading to renewed concerns… Continue reading Will self-driving vehicles be a risk to bikers?
In a few months I was departing, But you went and got there before me, Leaving the roads with a different echo, And while I can be angry, At those who took unfairly, I'll just be happy to meet you in the next life, Where hopefully I'll be better.
We've all heard it - "Don't you get wet?" Which is a weird question, really, because come summertime, sandy coastlines around the world are full of people either dripping in perspiration, or coughing up unwanted seawater as they realise H2O can be a pretty powerful force to reckon with. But Jon, that isn't a fair… Continue reading The Rain Doesn’t Bother Me
The story of how I got into riding is perhaps rather ironic, the more I think about it, and I wonder how many of us can find similar connections to our steel horses. Back then, I'd recently moved to a new place where my then-girlfriend had family nearby, and I was going to need a… Continue reading Motorcycles Free Us From Obligation
A friend recently contacted me, saying that she’d decided to fulfil a life dream and get her bike license later this year, and wanted to know if I could help her with 'what to look for'. Naturally, being asked by a girl to talk about bikes... I wasn't going to pass on that. Unfortunately, I… Continue reading Do I Need a Torque Wrench?