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Free Arai Helmet Servicing at Motorcycle Live

10th November 2014 by  in News

Visit Arai at Motorcycle Live on stand 2C45 with your Arai for a free helmet service. You can leave your helmet with one of Arai’s trained technicians, enjoy the show and then collect at the end of your day or take advantage of their notification service and they’ll text you as soon as it’s done.  [Read full post…]

MotoGoLoco Maps – v3 Launched

24th October 2014 by  in News

Earlier this week, after several rounds of scrutinous testing and tweaking, we launched the latest update to MotoGoLoco Maps – our free journey planning tool and routes library. Before going much further, we must send out a huge and hearty ‘Thank You’ to the hundreds of you who sent in feedback about the old system – good  [Read full post…]

The Forth Road Bridge is 50

4th September 2014 by  in News

Despite clearly being the uglier sibling, (and facing imminent replacement) the Forth Road Bridge was first opened by the Queen 50 years ago today, on the 4th September 1964.  Costing £16m back then, it now transports upward of 25 million vehicles between Fife and the Northern outskirts of Edinburgh every year. So – by way of  [Read full post…]

Triumph Tiger 800XC Special Edition 2014

7th November 2013 by  in News

The new version of Triumph’s flagship middleweight adventure bike, the 2014 Triumph Tiger 800XC Special Edition launched this week in Milan at the EICMA show.

Triumph Thunderbird 2014 models launched

7th November 2013 by  in News

This week saw the launch of the new Triumph Thunderbirds at this year’s EICMA show, in Milan. From Triumph “Our new 2014 Thunderbird Commander gives the ‘fat custom’ segment a thoroughly British twist. Dominate every situation, whether in town, on country roads or on the motorway. The bike’s new seat design brings an even higher level of  [Read full post…]

2014 Honda VFR800F Launched

7th November 2013 by  in News

The new version of Honda’s class defining sports tourer, the 2014 Honda VFR800F launched this week in Milan at the EICMA show. Re-styled, updated and loaded with new features including traction control, adjustable seat height, LED headlight and 10kg lighter than it’s older sister.  Not bad for starters…   EICMA “Completely updated both aesthetically and  [Read full post…]

2014 BMW R1200 RT launched

6th November 2013 by  in News

The new 2014 version of BMW’s flagship tourer, the water cooled BMW R1200 RT launched this week in Milan at the EICMA show.   BMW “Derived from the boxer unit on the BMW R 1200 GS, the new engine produces a peak output of 92 kW (125 hp) at 7,750 rpm and its maximum torque of 125  [Read full post…]

2014 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade launched

6th November 2013 by  in News

The new 2014 Honda CBR1000 Fireblade launched in Milan this week at the EICMA motorcycle show, with a second track focused ‘SP’ version dripping with Öhlins and Brembro technology joining the line up. EICMA “After a series of developments that have made it the definitive reference in the segment, in 2004 the continuous development of this  [Read full post…]

New BMW R1200 GS Adventure 2014

9th October 2013 by  in News

With BMW releasing the details of next year’s new flagship bike, the eagerly awaited R1200 GS Adventure, due in 2014 here’s a round up of the reaction from around the web, along with the official press release from BMW themselves.   BMW “We are pleased to unveil the latest model in the BMW Motorrad range  [Read full post…]

Yamaha FJR1300AE released

13th September 2013 by  in News

Yamaha have released details of their new mid-range tourer, the new FJR1300AE (with electronically adjustable suspension). According to sources these will be priced at £14,499 when they go on sale in the UK in October this year. Further reading: Read the full MCN article

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