Motorcycling Advice

 

Forget the cliché - none of us are born to ride. And at some point, all of us need some help and advice. From choosing our first 50cc moped to learning how to go around corners more quickly on a sports bike or a Gold Wing and everything in-between. Maybe it’s about buying and selling a bike – what to check, how much to pay and how to tell the difference between a bargain and a wreck. Maybe it’s the stuff you need to know as a new rider or riding tips for the more experienced, or everything you need to know about motorcycle safety. If you landed on this page, well done, you’re halfway there already. BikeSocial’s team of writers include high-mileage road riders, fast-group track day specialists, experienced adventurers and all sorts of flavours in-between. Those of us who are experienced have got there by asking the daft questions first. Those of us still learning can accelerate the process through the content in this section. We hope you enjoy reading it as much as we enjoyed making it.   

 

  • Advice - Maintenance and Kit
    Bike Maintenance & Kit Care
  • Advice - Biking Tips
    Motorcycle Riding Tips
  • Advice - Buying and Selling
    Buying and Selling a Bike
  • Advice - New Riders and Training
    New Riders & Training
  • Advice - Pick of the Ads
    Pick of the Ads
Latest Articles from BikeSocial
  • Keeping your motorcycle’s brakes in perfect working in order is vital to safe riding. Full guide to maintaining and rebuilding your motorbike brake calipers
    How to maintain and rebuild motorcycle brake calipers
  • It’s important to change your brake fluid regularly, so understanding how to bleed brakes is vital. Here we’ll also show you how to fit new braided lines…
    How to bleed motorcycle brakes and fit new braided lines
  • Can you repair the shock absorber on your motorcycle? Bike suspension can often be rebuilt for as-new performance; full review of K-Tech suspension service
    Can you repair a shock absorber? DIY motorcycle suspension
  • Are braided brake lines better than rubber? How long do they last, what makes a good hose and what should you watch for in cheap ones? Your questions answered
    Are braided brake lines better for your motorcycle?