I feel like a traitor!

After years of Ducati ownership, there’s been plenty of ups and unfortunately plenty of downs, however, I have been faithful to the brand, but I now felt a need for a change. Either way, my Ducati replacement will still be an Italian. So what did I choose? Well, when I […]

Protective Clothing or Not?

Now, I don’t want to sound like a school teacher or your mum (other Parents are available LOL), but I do believe that riders should wear suitable safety gear, not just the legally required helmet. But then, that is just my personal opinion. Saying that however, I wouldn’t preach to […]

I’ve Finally Made The Leap

After numerous track day’s (the first being ELAM’s very own Folembray) and choosing to go and stay into the intermediate group, I finally decided to move up to the advanced group. Well, say decided, a fellow ELAMite and good friend Tom informed me of a track day he was doing. […]

Ducati 900ss

Classic bike, good or bad choice?

Well this is quite a long and strange,  maybe even a story we can all learn from. My parents live in the Algarve Portugal, which in addition to the glorious weather has some fantastic roads. I’ve always wanted to ride a bike over there and often thought about hiring one. […]

Super Bikes

Nowadays, we seem to get every new top of the range bike released with more and more powerful engines, some even pushing out over 200 BHP ????, and weighing under 200 KG. It’ll be like siting on a rocket and holding on as if your life depended on it, and […]

Trail Braking

What is it, can I do it, should I do it? In normal everyday riding we are taught to brake in a straight line, once the correct speed has been obtained the brakes are realised, we turn into the corner or bend, which is the correct, safe and tried and […]