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 →

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 →

Xdiavel

When the original Diavel was released, Ducati were not forthcoming with the category the bike was to come under, was it a custom, muscle, cruiser or a whole new category unknown to the biking world. Everyone decided it was all of the above. The new Xdiavel is a complete re-work of the original, sporting a... 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 →

The North Way Round Part Two

Day two started with me waking up to the sound of heavy rain hitting off the caravan roof, not the best sound to wake up to when you have a day of motorbiking ahead of you. A quick look at the weather report suggested that we change the trip from the North East to the North... Continue Reading →

The North Way Round Part One

Paisley to Embo The journey starts from Paisley and we head north to Loch Lomond, the weather is overcast, which is a lot better than the predicted showers that BBC Weather app has informed us. Just as we hit the Erskine bridge, I remember that I have left the maps sitting in the kitchen, annoying, as... Continue Reading →

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