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I’ve heard it more than once; ‘Why would you get a supersport bike for public roads? You’re not allowed to go that fast anyway!’ Well, my first and most important reason has always been very easy. ‘Because they’re cool.’ I didn’t need more than that to justify my choice, but over time I did find several other reasons. What more reason than this photo would you need? (image source) First of all, it’s just so much fun to ride one! Yes, that also holds when you’re not at the track. You can’t get me much happier than when I get...

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“Sometimes I can’t decide whether to ride my bike to work or to phone in sick and keep on riding”, I can relate to that!

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Everybody is different but there are broad character types that we all fit into somewhere and unlike our leathers the older we get the more of these categories we seem to fit into.

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There is a place in France, a “Departement”,  it is called the Somme, you might have heard of it.  100 years ago this morning, at 7.30am around 750,000 British troops heard the sound of whistles blowing. The whistles were the signal to “go over the top” and break through the German trenches in front of them.  It was a failure, the days of bombardment to soften the German lines had failed and the soldiers walked into a rain of lead from the German positions. By the end of that first day there were 58,000 British casualties, 19,240 killed outright. It...

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According to the Merriam Webster dictionary it is “an automotive vehicle with two in-line wheels”. The legal definition in most countries is “is a powered two-wheel motor vehicle”

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