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1.What was your first motorcycling experience? Riding a friend’s Italjet around a field when I was 11. 2.What is your current bike? Harley 883...

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All fun and games… Recently I have been trying desperately to ride in a manner that doesn’t attract unwanted police attention, that doesn’t cause...

Wednesday For several months now, I’ve been asking Hornet Boy to get Blinky, my R6 out of the shed for me. I haven’t ridden it since September...

I sat on the floor in the Gents with the hand dryer blowing on my head and realised I had a big problem. In late September, I’d left Dieppe in the early...

Many years ago when I was just a callow youth, I worked with a bloke called Trev. He was a decent sort but couldn’t resist taking the Mickey out of...

It would be easy to start a review of a Chinese bike with some disparaging remark about a funny name, or the existence of a poorly executed copy of a...

Super Motards are what they are; they’re a little bit uncomfortable and have very little fuel range but they’re great fun to ride. Think of a...

In 1976, the closest that I got to a Moto Guzzi Le Mans was the framed poster on my bedroom wall. Actually, it wasn’t a poster but a page, carefully...

In my report on the Posh Boys’ beano in the railway arches (issue 179), I admitted that thirty odd years earlier when I was a courier with a keen sense...

It’s been the same thing every summer for as long as I can remember but the din seems to be getting exponentially louder year on year; in fact sometimes...

As I sat down to write this month’s selection of fun and forensic book reviews, George Zimmerman was found not guilty of murdering Trayvon Martin. The...

The 17th Annual Barton Bike Night On Wednesday 3rd July 2013 between 5 and 10pm, a small market town in North Lincolnshire was overwhelmed by thousands...

Despite my advancing years I like to think I’m still the same hooligan on two wheels that I used to be – give me a quick bike and I’ll wring its...

The received wisdom says you should never go back; LP Hartley famously said “The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there” and...

I had a day off today so I took myself, the silver fox (my 750 Honda shadow spirit) and my camera to Harewood House where I spent the morning taking photographs....

1. What was your first motorcycling experience? Around the age of 15 my older mates put me on a Suzuki PE250. I opened up the throttle and the bike just...

Waving and nodding. I try to do one of these to all bikes of any size, shape or hue, but there is one bloke on a Jap multi I pass on the way to work most...

As I’ve said any number of times elsewhere, I think the most important part of a bike is the engine. So how does it work? Well you put some fuel in the...