How to find out the real age of your helmet, and other gear-changing headaches

by Jill Boulton I’ve been reviewing my old motorcycle kit in anticipation of getting my next bike.  I’ve purchased a barely used two-piece set of Frank Thomas leathers with full body armour and connecting zip from eBay, great quality safety kit and a far cry from the gear I would wear as a pillion in … Continue reading How to find out the real age of your helmet, and other gear-changing headaches

Proud dad and BSB champion: the unstoppable Niall Mackenzie

by Caiti Beattie Three-times British Superbike championship winner Niall Mackenzie took some time out of his day to answer my questions – some about motorbikes and success. The others? Not so much! So to start with Niall, what is your favourite memory from childhood? The hot summer of 1976 , Brutus jeans, Simon shirts, my … Continue reading Proud dad and BSB champion: the unstoppable Niall Mackenzie