Category Archives: Motorcycling

Not Looking at Nothing: The Motorcycle Lifesaver


I read a funny comment on a forum the other day. I was googling to find out if and when I should do hand signals on my module 2 (the on-road part of the motorcycle test), and somebody said the … Continue reading

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Update on CBR125R … bicycles, panniers and wild camping


I can’t believe it’s so long since I last wrote here. I knew it was a fair while, but not best part of four months! I never said how the Honda CBR 125 turned out for me, or even whether … Continue reading

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Riding in Strong Winds


I can’t believe how stressful the last month has been, or that it’s nearly a month since I passed my CBT. It’s taken quite a long time to choose a bike model and find a suitable example. I put the … Continue reading

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My New Bike: CBR125R


I chose my new bike today at Castle Motorcycles, Castleford. Here she is: Now, I’m not going to bang on about this particular bike and how it’s the best bike in the world and all that…yet. First, I thought I’d … Continue reading

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Back to Biking


It’s about 20 years since I rode a motorcycle, if you discount last Sunday. What the hell took me so long? That was a great day! It was my Compulsory Basic Training (CBT). I thought it would be quite a … Continue reading

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