Life on bikes

Fixing punctures
Life on bikes

Intrepid traveller Dutchie is on his way back to his native Australia atop a Triumph Tiger. Before he set off he didn’t put much thought into the tools he’d need and the roadside repairs he’d be undertaking. Many miles down the road, he’s now a fair bit more knowledgeable and

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UK bike sales down
Life on bikes

Figures released by the Motorcycle Industry Association show a 14% year-on-year decline in new bike sales. It’s the fifth month in a row that new bike sales have declined. With around one-third of bikers never buying another bike following a theft, it’s possible that some of the decline in sales

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Yamaha MT07 and Triumph Tiger 800 Xcx
Life on bikes

Marc achieves biking heaven: Ownership of more than one bike. For the commute into town, it’s the agile-as-a-ballerina (with hooligan tendencies) MT07. For further afield the stable now includes the Triumph Tiger 800 XCx, the horizon-muncher on steroids. ‘Marc, what’s the difference between a Yamaha MT-07 and a Triumph Tiger

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Two bikes market town Pakistan
Life on bikes

Many people fear the idea of a solo motorcycle trip. Dutchie, our resident itinerant wants you to know that most of the time on the road, you are rarely lonely. As his stories over on At The Handlebars constantly prove, you’ll meet plenty of people on the way, many of

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Biker's bucket list

Nurburgring Race Track
Biker's Bucket List

When the sun shines at the Nürburgring, it is as though the Great Speed God himself has returned to bless those brave or stupid enough to worship at this, his most resplendent of temples. It is a joyful place, like some other Eden; an earthly paradise, teeming with motorcycles and

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Applecross road Scotland
Biker's Bucket List

In the second and final part of his epic ride around some of the UK’s, no the world’s, greatest biking roads, Jock McJock takes us around the northern shores of his home country. After the previous day took in lochs aplenty and the legendary A87 to Skye, Jock heads along

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