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New Adventure Bike Tyre Launched by Dunlop

This week it was announced that Dunlop are to launch a new adventure bike tyre called TrailSmart. According to Dunlop, the new tyre has been designed to deliver exceptional wet and dry grip, whilst also increasing the performance of handling… Continue reading →

Motorbikes – Riding During Winter

With another cold spell possibly on its way later this week, we thought that a run down on some top tips on riding during winter weather was in order. Combatting the Cold Freezing temperatures are more dangerous for a biker… Continue reading →

Dunlop Top in Performance Bike Tyre Tests

There was good news for Dunlop this month as their latest hypersport tyre was the winner of the road tyre section of the 2014 Performance Bikes 2014 Test with their SportSmart 2 tyre. The result came as testers took into… Continue reading →

Motorbike Tyre Launch: Michelin Pilot Road 4

This month Michelin launched their latest motorbike tyre, the Michelin Pilot Road 4. Michelin hope that the introduction of the Michelin Pilot Road 4 will further strengthen their status in the Sport Touring Radial market – a highly competitive and… Continue reading →

Top 5 Tyre Safety Checks for Motorbikes

I don’t want to tempt fate, but it seems as though the time of year when the motorcycle can be brought out from its winter hibernation is almost upon us. Before slipping into your leathers and jamming on your helmet,… Continue reading →

Up For Auction: Pope’s Harley-Davidson

Forget the Popemobile, here comes your opportunity to own a Holy Roller. On the 6th of February a Harley-Davidson, previously owned by Pope Francis, is set to be sold at auction with the proceeds going to charity. The bike was… Continue reading →

Ceat launches first H-rated motorcycle tyre

Coinciding with the launch of the new Indian action film, Dhoom3 — which features a high percentage of motorcycle action — Indian tyre manufacturer Ceat has introduced a new range of tyres. Badged D:3, the tyres — launched by Ceat… Continue reading →

Caterham expands into bikes

Caterham Group — led by Scot Graham Macdonald — has launched its first ever motorcycle division, appropriately named Caterham Bikes. Three prototype products — the Brutus 750 (dubbed the ‘SUV of motorcycles’), Classic E-Bike (an all-electric, bike with retro styling)… Continue reading →

Pirelli Angel GT Sport Touring tyre wins award

The Pirelli Angel GT has been named Motorcycle News ‘Tyre of the Year’. The new sport touring tyre — launched in April — has become an instant hit due its diverse appeal thanks to class leading mileage, high safety feeling… Continue reading →

New Pilot Road 3 ‘B’ for large touring bikes

A new ‘B’ version of the Michelin’s popular Pilot Road 3 sport touring tyre has been launched. The new version has been designed specifically large touring bikes including the BMW K1600GT. Available now in size 190/55 ZR 17, the new… Continue reading →

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