Sarah Ruane: Angel on her Chariot of Hope raising awareness of Congenital Myotonic Dystrophy

by Jill Boulton Sarah Ruane, a nurse from North Dalton in East Yorkshire, is a woman on a mission –…

NEWS RELEASE: No reduction in UK road deaths during UN’s Decade of Action for Road Safety

THE number of deaths on Britain’s roads has stayed more or less the same every year during the United Nations'…

‘You like British retro?’ Fun all the way on the fabulous Honda GB250 Clubman

by Jill Boulton AND SO to the pretty Honda GB250 Clubman, my second bike and possibly my favourite .... hmmm,…

Sam Manicom: “Have an open heart, be kind, and become a stranger in a strange land”

Now established as one of the world's foremost motorcycle travel writers, Sam Manicom (pictured above) set off to ride the…

Neil’s powerful reasons for establishing Scotland’s newest blood bike group

by Jill Boulton Neil Powers is the Founder member and Chairman of North East Rider Volunteers Scotland (NERVs), the newest…

Why the Arctic Rider is tackling the deadly Dalton Highway – one of the world’s most dangerous roads

by Caiti Beattie Gordon Stuart (pictured above in his home city of Newcastle) is an ambassador for the UK brain…

Dragons Den 3: High heels and higher hopes as Visorcat enters the Den!

By Jill Boulton Here's the final article about the time when Visorcat entered the infamous Dragons Den ... At 5.30am…

Dragons Den 2: Life’s a pitch: our Valentine’s Day audition date at Salford Quays

By Jill Boulton Here's the second in a three-part series of articles about the time when Visorcat entered the infamous…

Dragons Den 1: A Brief Encounter with Duncan Bannatyne, and an email from the BBC

By Jill Boulton A few years ago, Visorcat was featured on the BBC show Dragons Den, and I wrote a…

Is your bike tempting fate? 10 tips to reduce the chance of motorcycle theft

By Caiti Beattie and Jill Boulton MOTORBIKES are tempting, aren’t they? If it’s got two wheels and an engine, it’s…

Mirror, signal, petrol: how to keep going during your motorcycle L-test

by Jill Boulton It's 20 years this year since I bought my first motorcycle, and just a little longer than…

Chained to the kitchen sink: how to build a motorcycle in the comfort of your own home

by Jill Boulton It's that time of year again, isn't it. The time of year when men all over Britain…

Neil Chatham: how mind over matter helped me become an international enduro star

by Caiti Beattie Neil Chatham, the unassuming-looking director of an Edinburgh property maintenance company, is also a former Enduro and…

Carrots and motorcycling: how to boost your night riding ability x 10

by Caiti Beattie During the Second World War, the Ministry of Food solved a carrot surplus by suggesting that the…

10 Christmas motorcycle gift ideas for the rebel without a clue

by Caiti Beattie Christmas is approaching at top speed, and buying the perfect gift has become a much greater task…

Why drivers should connect with their ‘inner motorcyclist’

by Jill Boulton It’s Road Safety Week this week - the week that Philip Hammond, the Chancellor, announced that driverless…

Record-breaking motorcyclist Nick Sanders: “Why the world is our greatest playground”

by Caiti Beattie “The world is our greatest playground, it makes sense to treat it as such” Nick Sanders is…

World record holder Nick Sanders reviews Visorcat

Nick Sanders knows a thing or two about bikes. On 9 June 1997, Sanders completed a world record 19,930-mile (32,070 km) circumnavigation…

The times they are a-changin’ … safety gear you’ll need as a winter rider

by Caiti Beattie The clocks changed last weekend -  and so should the amount of safety precautions that you are…

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…