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The More the Merrier – and the Safer. In about 4 weeks – depending on when you read this of course – you will be celebrating the start of a new year and I will be celebrating the birth of my first child. Interesting and exciting times for all! Of course my incredibly good, youthful looks, belie the...

Addictive Adventures “Some of us are addicted to it, others are social dabblers and there are a few who completely abstain. “I have to put my hands...

Bikers are a generous lot. Strangely so. Perhaps there have been many theses written that link the perceived risk of riding to joie de vivré, and a resultant...

Self-flagellation Most discussions about motorcycling are dichotomous. Bikes make sense as efficient personal transport; they don’t congest, are easy...

A view from the high ground I’ve just been out for a bottle of water and walked calmly through a street that doesn’t appear to have any traffic rules,...

Which Way Now?  It’s something to ponder: Where’s the Bike Industry going? Chasing a GP dream or embracing environmentalism? Are the marketing men...

Commercial interests? It’s often the case that legislation emanating from Europe appears to have a commercial interest. You may remember that compulsory ABS on all bikes and scooters was something a German MEP called for, because the Bosch factory that made ABS was in her constituency. She was one of the MEPs on the committee (IMCO) that was steering the Euro Parliament...