We Buy Any Bike have a question for bikers: What scares you the most when riding?

Riding a motorcycle is one of those hobbies that can have you grinning from ear to ear one minute, and gripped with fear the next. It’s a roller coaster of emotions and even though we sometimes experience some terrifyingly close calls, the feeling of freedom is worth it all. The We Buy Any Bike team … Continue reading “We Buy Any Bike have a question for bikers: What scares you the most when riding?”

Best Motorcycle Memes – Which Will Make You Laugh?!

  We Buy Any Bike teamed up with Motorbike Memes to decide on these Top 10 images, and they had us in stitches! Have a look and see which make you giggle..  1.    2.    3.    4.    5.    6.   7.    8.   9.   10.    Well!..which did you … Continue reading “Best Motorcycle Memes – Which Will Make You Laugh?!”

Where are the motorcycle films? – We want motorbike movies!

Just last week the movie ‘Rush’ took to the big screens at the cinema. The movie about Niki Lauda and James Hunt went down a storm with motorsport fans and many of them describing it as “Brilliant”, “Incredible” and “Fantastic!”, etc. I’ve as yet not seen the movie. So I couldn’t comment on what it’s … Continue reading “Where are the motorcycle films? – We want motorbike movies!”

Grid Girls: Should They Get Paid? – Motorbike Racing

Laura the grid girl! A few weeks ago a wife in the racing world tweeted about grid girls getting paid but the riders not. This brought thoughts to my mind. So read on and I will explain to you what those thoughts are. Just one thing I’d like to make clear is that I have … Continue reading “Grid Girls: Should They Get Paid? – Motorbike Racing”

The Best Selling Bike In The World (and you’ve never even heard of it!) –

So, what do you reckon the best selling motorcycle in the world is these days? BMW GS? Fireblade? One of those 125s that are increasingly popular in the UK, like a Honda CBR125 or Yamaha YZF-R125? If you said any of the above then you are not even close. India’s biggest selling motorbike While BMW … Continue reading “The Best Selling Bike In The World (and you’ve never even heard of it!) –”

Racing from behind the fence – Part 2 – Being a brolly dolly

Laura the Brolly Dolly! In the first part of this post you read about my experiences about being behind the fence watching motorcycle racing at my local circuit as well as my thoughts on marshalls and the sense of community within the paddock and fans. In this second part I will talk you through my … Continue reading “Racing from behind the fence – Part 2 – Being a brolly dolly”

The Bluffers Guide to… Kawasaki – Some Facts About Kawasakis

Of all the Japanese brands, it seems that Kawasaki has the most loyal and hardcore following. The ‘Big K’ built a reputation in the 1970s for producing the most brutish and powerful bikes in class. From the Z1 of 1972 to the ZZR1100 that defined the 90s, a ‘Big Z’ was the ultimate status symbol … Continue reading “The Bluffers Guide to… Kawasaki – Some Facts About Kawasakis”

The Unloveables – Top 10 unloved motorbikes

Motorcycles are pretty conservative by design. Manufacturers spend millions developing new models, so there’s little room to take chances, particularly in these economically challenging times. Regulations dictate the spec sheets for many bikes anyway. Let’s face it, 1000cc fours are 1000cc fours because that’s what race regulations limit them to. Likewise, 125s exist primarily because … Continue reading “The Unloveables – Top 10 unloved motorbikes”

Racing from behind the fence – Part 1 – Watching motorcycle racing

I will take you through what it is like for me as a fan watching motorcycle racing from behind the fence in this part and watching and being part of a Superstock 600 team in the second part in early July – so look out for that! As a very enthusiastic fan of motorcycle racing … Continue reading “Racing from behind the fence – Part 1 – Watching motorcycle racing”

Tribute To a Legend – Honda’s Fireblade

Back in 1992, sportsbikes were very different to those we have today. Barring a few Italian exotica from Bimota and Ducati, the raciest bikes were 750cc fours from the Japanese manufacturers, designed to compete in world superbikes. Alongside these, the 1000cc+ class comprised of big and bulky sports tourers with plenty of power but little … Continue reading “Tribute To a Legend – Honda’s Fireblade”