Why car manufacturers should offer driver training as standard on all new vehicles

by Jill Boulton The recent tragedy of the little Spanish girl killed by a tablet computer in a car crash…

BMW C1 – the ‘safest thing on two wheels’ that broke my wrist!

by Jill Boulton (originally published in the newspaper Business a.m. October 30, 2001) “Maybe you should ring Air Traffic Control…

Suzuki GS450 taught me how not to ride, then helped me test my limits

by Wesley Pestana The great American philosopher Kenny Rogers once said, “You got to know when to hold ‘em, and…

Honda battle dress in a style of its own, and 500’s cry is more purr than Rebel yell!

by Jill Boulton “Rebel Rebel, you've torn your dress Rebel Rebel, your face is a mess …" First impressions count,…

11 REASONS WHY SMALLER CAN BE SMARTER WHEN IT COMES TO MOTORCYCLES

Entry level laptop. Entry level phone. Entry level hatchback. Entry level house (also known as a ‘starter’ house). Entry level…

Life is short, so let’s make the most of every inch of it! Motorcycling for the miniscule

by Jill Boulton I’ve been looking for another bike. To be honest, I’ve been looking for 'another bike' for about…

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…