Winter Riding Tips

As the warmth of one of the best summers for years becomes a fading memory, and the cold, wet, windy weather we are more used to at this time of year becomes the norm, it’s time to remind ourselves of some basic Winter Riding advice. The tips below have been pulled together from many years… Continue reading Winter Riding Tips

A Fighter Pilot’s Guide to Surviving on the Roads

As part of our “Improve Your Road Riding Skills” level 1 course we look at the System of Motorcycle Control that is at the heart of advanced riding. The first phase of this system is concerned with Information – the taking, using and giving of information to help form a riding plan. When researching ways… Continue reading A Fighter Pilot’s Guide to Surviving on the Roads

Keep it Simple!

Recently I had a discussion with one of our trainees whilst helping him through his Compulsory Basic Training, or CBT as it’s more commonly known. We had just completed part of the 2-hour road ride and were stopped at the roadside discussing how things had been going. He told me he was finding if very… Continue reading Keep it Simple!

Pre-Flight Checks?

Imagine the following scenario. You are about to fly off on a much-needed holiday to the sun. You have boarded the plane, stowed your luggage in the overhead bin, fastened your seatbelt and started to flick through the in-flight manual looking for the list of the films that will be playing. Over the loudspeaker comes… Continue reading Pre-Flight Checks?