Front End Chatter - episode 157

Front End Chatter


Hello and welcome everyone to Front End Chatter, Britain’s talkiest motorcycle podcast, and episode 157 presented by Martin Fitz-Gibbons and Simon Hargreaves – supported by Bennetts, the bike insurance specialists, and, the world of motorcycling on the web.

And on today’s episode we cover the following ground:

  • MotoGP gossip post Argentina but pre-Circuit of the Americas (well, the North Americas)  
  • will head-butting a herring gull write off your helmet?
  • bar muffs – sensible and comfortable, or unforgiveable fashion faux pas?
  • should you take your helmet as hand-luggage or checked-in hold luggage on a flight?
  • does a wide helmet aperture reduce riding stress?
  • suggestions for extending life of a high-compression two-stroke (no, really)
  • best all-season daily textile jacket for under £200
  • group riding as a confidence-builder
  • and much, much more

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