What To Expect When Riding At Night

To some, riding a motorcycle at night can be a thrill. The exhilarating feeling of a quiet road, most people are sat at home having their tea. Meanwhile, on the other hand, some people don’t like it. Riding at night can be a scary experience; the dimmed vision can make you anxious about the unknown … Continue reading “What To Expect When Riding At Night”

Reasons To Get Into Motorcycling

Picture this: The biking season is fast approaching and you’re absolutely itching to get on the road. You’ve planned it all, you’re going to get your friend into motorcycling and they’re going to love it! You’ve prepared this great speech that you feel might sway them a bit. Then the time comes, and nope, they’re … Continue reading “Reasons To Get Into Motorcycling”

Harley Davidson: Culture and 2018 Updates

Harley Culture is known worldwide as having a massive following. It has worked hard to create an image of rebels and rogues. The outlaw archetype was reinforced by big screen movies in the 50’s and 60’s such as The Wild One and Easy Rider, which still remain popular today. These films only cemented the idea … Continue reading “Harley Davidson: Culture and 2018 Updates”

What Order Would You Put These In: Top 10 SportsBikes of the 90’s

The 90’s was an incredible time for sportsbikes. Some astonishingly good motorcycles were made and still to this day are sort after. The bikes were interesting, full of character and awesome to ride (well, mostly). Even the bikes that had negatives points are full of nostalgia for the era. So here is bike trader, We Buy … Continue reading “What Order Would You Put These In: Top 10 SportsBikes of the 90’s”

Would Wearing A Motorcycle Helmet Really Save Your Life?

Motorcycles are a hazardous form of motor vehicle transport. Bikes are less visible, less stable then cars and usually have high performance capabilities. If a motorcyclists crashes they don’t have the protective layer that enclosed vehicles do. Head injuries are common in bike accidents and are unfortunately one of the main causes of fatality, We … Continue reading “Would Wearing A Motorcycle Helmet Really Save Your Life?”

Motorcycle Jacking: Be Prepared

Unfortunately, motorcycle jacking in the UK is on the up. According to the Office for National Statistics for England and Wales, in the year leading to March 2017, there has been a 10% increase in all vehicle theft compared to 2016. Motor theft reached 91,433, which is an increase of more than 15,000 compared to … Continue reading “Motorcycle Jacking: Be Prepared”

Top 10 Most Popular Motorbikes In The UK This Year

It’s easy enough to research sales figures and find out which bikes have been the best sellers recently. However, bike trader We Buy Any Bike wanted a fair insight into which bikes are actually on the road day-to-day. We Buy Any Bike looked at Bennett’s statistics to see what riders have been insuring. Their figures … Continue reading “Top 10 Most Popular Motorbikes In The UK This Year”

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 team over at the UK’s … Continue reading “We Buy Any Bike have a question for bikers: What scares you the most when riding?”

Motorcycle Accidents – The Facts

Motorcyclists are an extremely vulnerable group of road users; they aren’t protected by an outer shell the way like other vehicles are and can be much lighter/smaller. These characteristics, as well as many more come together to make motorcycle riding risky and therefore more accidents are expected. For example, the government released a figure in … Continue reading “Motorcycle Accidents – The Facts”

There is an increase in female motorcycle riders! Why is this?

The statistics speak for themselves, so why is there an increase in female motorcycle riders? Although motorcycle riding has been stereotypically seen as a male dominated activity, women riders are on the increase. The UK Statistics On Bikes And Motorcycle Licence Holders have confirmed there are now over half a million women holding full motorcycle … Continue reading “There is an increase in female motorcycle riders! Why is this?”