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Motorcycling Mistakes Commonly Made By Inexperienced Riders

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Motorbike ownership is something that many road users think about on a regular basis. Frankly, there’s no doubt that a great motorcycle can enhance your motoring habits greatly. A bike can increase the fun, reduce the running costs, and remove the hassle of sitting in traffic jams. Still, it would be wildly inaccurate to think that switching from four-wheel to two doesn’t require extra attention.

Unfortunately, many inexperienced bikers are guilty of falling into avoidable traps. Here are some of the key items to look out for.

Buying An Inferior Model

There are many reasons to buy a motorbike, but the financial rewards are certainly among the biggest attractions. With this in mind, it can be tempting to choose the cheapest motorbike that you can find...

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Out On The Road? Make Sure Your Motorcycle’s Battery Is Reliable

When you’re planning a trip out on the open road, there are a number of factors you probably consider – have you packed the right supplies? Are your tires in good condition? Is your bike all tuned up? There are so many things to remember, but motorcycle batteries are not often something you think about until it’s too late. Many riders find themselves trapped on the side of the road because they didn’t think to check the battery when they were doing other maintenance work, when all they would have needed to do to prevent this kind of disaster is make sure their vehicle was equipped with a reliable battery...

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Motorbike Accidents and Head Injuries

Over at Carry on Biking, the expert team of solicitors have put together a guide to head injuries that can be sustained in a motorbike accident.

Motorbike accidents

It’s a sad fact about motorbikes; statistics are not on a biker’s side. A biker is 45 times more likely to be involved in a fatal accident than they would be if they made that journey by car. 600 bikers are killed every year on UK roads, and 7000 more are seriously injured.

Why is it safer to drive a car than ride a motorbike?

  1. Car drivers are protected by the chassis of their vehicle; it acts as a shell to protect them.
  2. They have an airbag to cushion the impact to the head.
  3. They have a seat belt to prevent ejection on to the road...
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5 Things to Consider Before Purchasing Your First Motorcycle

There is something undeniably alluring about the loud roar or vroom of a motorcycle. This is just one of the reasons you may want to get a motorcycle. When it comes to buying a motorcycle, there are a number of important considerations to make – and when you are buying your very first motorcycle, making these considerations is even more important. The last thing you want is to wind up with a motorcycle that isn’t right for a first time rider. Here are five things to consider before purchasing your first motorcycle.

  1. Should I purchase a new or used motorcycle? This is a good question, because it can be hard to know whether you should make a big investment in a starter motorcycle. The general rule of thumb is that you should never spend a lot of money on a first time vehicle...
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