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Protecting your Melon

Protecting your Melon

All about helmets and safety of them. Capacete, casque, lid, skid lid, helm.....Yes very different ways and different languages to say Helmet. So, not too long ago I spent a fair bit of time trying to find info on how severe a fall or drop has to be to determine...

My First adventure travel fiction

My First adventure travel fiction

FaceBook and New Shoes - Anton Nicholls As he lay there on his back looking up at the theatre room's bright lights, Laurent asked himself again and again, How the fuck did I get here? How did all this begin? Was it from way back in his childhood growing up with a huge...

Chin up buddy – For a better shot

Chin up buddy – For a better shot

We all love recording a bit of film when we're out riding our dirtbikes. Whether it's to get some self gratifying footage of ourseves doing that gnarly river bed for the first time without dabbing or showing off your wheelie skills or better still, getting your buddy...

Are you a backpacker ?

Are you a backpacker ?

I know not everyone needs to drag a great big back pack around on their shoulders whilst riding a dirtbike. Some are very happy to carry nought with them on a ride, some are happy to have a tool pack/bum bag alone. Me, well I get the real pleasure of dragging around...

How many bikes is not enough ?

How many bikes is not enough ?

Of course most people will say how many bikes is too many but I feel the other way and it's very clear from reading a lot of FB posts from groups I belong to, most people cannot get by with just 1 bike. That being said, this is 1st World problems and what I write may...

Can you swing a spanner ?

Can you swing a spanner ?

We all have to start somewhere at the beginning so this post is not about "picking" on anyone. Far from it, I hope this will inspire you a wee bit. What am I rambling on about you ask. Bike maintenance/mechanical knowledge is the answer. I am quite shocked from...

Is it worth it ?

Is it worth it ?

The other day I bust the adjusting strap mover/buckle (that little plastic thing the straps run through) on my backpack. Thinking the only option was to bin it (as I don't have that size adjuster anywhere around) I started looking for dirtbike backpacks online. The...

Why do you sell your bike ?

Why do you sell your bike ?

So last week, I sold one of my PR5's. It had done 8000kms and had never given any mechanical problems ever. I had always changed oil at 1000km intervals and had always done valves at 1500km intervals apart from first check at 1000kms. So, why did I sell it ? Well for...

Try to be defined – Or Not

Try to be defined – Or Not

This may appear to be a simple question and perhaps there is a simple answer....So, I'll hand it over to you guys to give me that simple answer........Post your response down below. What do you think Trailriding or Enduro is...in definition terms please let me know....

You DIRTY little animal

You DIRTY little animal

Danny’s basic bike wash.....Please take a look on Danny's FaceBook page to keep up to date with his activities.....https://www.facebook.com/groups/590543751569200/ Gone of the days when i used a bucket and sponge and a hose pipe, the cleaning industry and detailing...