What’s on the BOX

Action cameras are becoming popular for bikers, and you don’t have to be jumping over 10 double deckers to justify buying one. Even if your just going on a bike ride round the streets, just to stick it on you-tube for other people to watch when it’s too wet for them to go out. People... Continue Reading →

The Miss Moneypenny of Bikes

The kind folks from Mototainment (New York) have grabbed one of their Triumph Bonneville off the show room floor and set about it with, what looks like, copper. Customised by a collaboration between Marcos Martines and Ducati Triumph NYC, the customer wanted a bike that looked unique and they could park outside and still look... Continue Reading →

Crossover Overcross

New bikes are coming out all the time. Dealers are refining and tweeking the latest models, and adding in the latest tech, but that all gets a bit boring after a while, then someone goes mad and makes a whole new category of bike. The guys at Portland area Ducati dealer, MotoCorsa have acted like... Continue Reading →

New Sticker for the 2016 Season

As the new biking season is upon us (Late March to early October in Scotland), I thought I'd refresh the "aweerun" sticker for my bike, went for a classy script font this time. Also this is my 100th post. 

Short Boots for short bucks…

Looking for a new pair of boots for your summer journeys? Here are a selection of short boots for many different types of terrain. From top left - clockwise… For the race track - ALPINESTARS FASTBACK WATERPROOF BOOTS around £120 For touring - TCX X-MILES BOOTS around £120 For the cruising - TCX X-STREET WATERPROOF... Continue Reading →

AGV K-5

AGV have brought out a new K series helmet to take over from the ever popular K-4, not so much focused on sport (even though it looks like a sports lid) but more on comfort, the K-5 is a fibreglass and carbon fibre shell which keeps it light and the inner lining is removable and... Continue Reading →

XSR900

Yamaha have added to their amazing sports heritage range, which is one of the most exciting and diverse ranges of motorcycles to come out of Japan. The XSR is a retro looking naked bike with the latest in-line 3 cylinder 850cc Crossplane concept engine held in with an aluminium frame and swing arm. Despite the... Continue Reading →

MT-10

Yamaha has rolled out a masterpiece naked bike. The new flagship model of the MT section, the MT-10 is a naked R1, with all the street smarts of the MT-09 but with a bit more of everything. Using the 998cc, 4 cylinder “cp4” Crossplane engine on a short wheel base chassis give plenty of torque.... Continue Reading →

The North Way Round Part Four

The end of a (not so) wee run. Woke up to the sound of silence, typical, this was the last day. I'd had fun in the highlands, and seen places I'd wanted to see. Today wasn't just heading home though, we had tickets to go on the "funicular railway" at the Cairngorm Mountains. So, it... Continue Reading →

The North Way Round Part Three

Day three started the same as day two, with the rain hitting off the roof of the caravan, but it didn't last, and when I looked up at the sky, I could see a strange blue colour behind the grey that had followed us around the day before. Today we were heading for John O'Groats,... Continue Reading →

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