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  • TOP ROADS: Rutland

    TOP ROADS: Rutland

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    You’d be forgiven for not giving Rutland much of a look in when you’re contemplating where to go riding. But England’s smallest county actually has plenty going for it… Tucked neatly between Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Northamptonshire, the 147 square mile patch of rural England offers a surprisingly saucy selection of top roads to explore which…

  • TECH: The bike of the future?

    TECH: The bike of the future?

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    Chinese firm CFMoto has filed a patent for some clever technology which links a camera with an electronic suspension system… With each new model year, we’re seeing ever more technology-advanced motorcycles making it to market. The biggest names in the game continue to push the boundaries and come up with clever solutions to make riding…

  • Top Roads: County Durham

    Top Roads: County Durham

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    If you like your riding beautiful, but a bit bleak, County Durham’s a must visit. You’ll be treated to panoramic views of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and surprisingly quiet, fast, flowing roads which are perfect for motorcycling. We’ve highlighted three cracking roads which cut through the county and, best of all,…

  • What we Wear: Held Annone GTX Waterproof motorcycle boots

    What we Wear: Held Annone GTX Waterproof motorcycle boots

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    The Held Annone GTX Gore-Tex Motorcycle Boots are a premium offering from German manufacturer Held. These boots are designed to provide maximum protection, comfort, and durability – and I’ve been using these now for about 10 months, through all weathers! One of the standout features is the full-grain leather construction. Full-grain leather is known for…

  • Tips: Riding on Motorways

    Tips: Riding on Motorways

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    Motorways are great for covering distance in no time, but they come with a whole set of considerations that you need to appreciate to make your progress safe. We talked to Harrison Browne from Phoenix Motorcycle Training to get an idea of the key areas to concentrate on… Although motorways are the UK’s safest roads,…

  • First Ride: Suzuki GSX-S1000GX

    First Ride: Suzuki GSX-S1000GX

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    We’ve just had a couple of days to put Suzuki’s new tall-rounder through its paces. The £14,499 bike’s a big deal for the factory, bringing together its much-loved GSX-R1000 motor and its first automatic adjustable suspension system. Here’s editor Ross’s thoughts! Suzuki’s been really busy of late; probably busier than it’s been in years, creating…

  • The best (and worst) kept roads…

    The best (and worst) kept roads…

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    New data has been released to help us find the best and worst roads in the country. The UK’s roads are notoriously rough. We’ve all seen it. We’ve all lived it; bobbling our way along back roads and being caught out by unexpected, yet-to-be-filled potholes. Thankfully, Lexham Insurance have done God’s work and sifted though…

  • RIDE Cymru Knievels: Raising money and breaking records

    RIDE Cymru Knievels: Raising money and breaking records

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    Thirteen years ago, the ‘RIDE Cymru’ event was conceived – a charity 1,000-mile ride around the scenic roads of Wales. In its third year, the event mutated to have all riders dressed as Evel Knievel in honour of the 40th anniversary of the stunt legend’s famous Wembley Stadium jump over thirteen buses. The Cymru Knievel…

  • Book of the Week: Motorcycle Traveler

    Book of the Week: Motorcycle Traveler

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    This week’s book pick is Peter Starr’s fantastic Motorcycle Traveler!

  • Top Gear: Weise ION Heated Gloves

    Top Gear: Weise ION Heated Gloves

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    Now that we’re experiencing some more refreshing climatic conditions, it isn’t time to park up the bike for the winter, but rather equip ourselves to carry on riding through to the spring. The Weise Ion gloves are made with a combination of textile and full-grain leather – dual layered over critical zones – with KP1…

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