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How to weigh your motorcycle

Unlike most riders, I am curious to know what my bikes actually weigh – especially before and after a makeover. For years I’ve used the bathroom scales trick; balancing the bike with the scales under one wheel, then the other then add … Continue reading

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The Best Off-Road Travel Tyres 2019

Page and tyre range updated December 2018 See also: ‘Do-It-All’ road/trail travel tyres Most of the tyres compared below are what you’d call ‘road-legal knobblies’. They work fine on dry roads as long as you remember what you’re riding, but … Continue reading

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The best do-it-all Adventure Motorcycling Tyres

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Adventure Motorcycling Tyres

Page revised December 2018 See also: Do-It-All/Road & Trail tyres and Off-Road Focussed Tyres. No other item gets prospective adventure riders in such a lather. And quite right too because rain or shine, your tyres are out there on the front line, rolling over … Continue reading

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The Philosophy of Adventure Motorcycling

Published in ‘Horizons’ by the IOL, an interesting document here. It’s a synopsis of a masters’ dissertation by Matt Healey whose in the ‘outward bound’ business and went to Morocco on his DRZ where he considered AM as an alternative educational tool. … Continue reading

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CRF250L – tuning an EJK fuel controller

My bike came with the commonly fitted Stage 1 performance kit: an EJK fuel controller, FMF Q4 pipe with MegaBomb header, drilled air box sides, spark screen removed from air filter element and a 13T sprocket. All probably great for … Continue reading

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Exactly how big is soft baggage?

I said this already: soft bags may be ancient, pack animal-era technology but they seem to be catching on in advworld, with new products out from Giant Loop (review here) and Wolfman Rocky Mountains (below right). Some are little different … Continue reading

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