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City Motorbike Riding

July 29, 2021
Riding a motorcycle in the city centre can vary hugely to riding on motorways and open roads in the countryside, however if you choose to commute to work in a city coping with built-up traffic is part of everyday riding and the benefits can be vast.



Those who choose two wheels to commute to work every day may cut costs, time and pollution, which is great for bank balances and the environment, so here’s a few tips to ensure that you stay safe while saving:

Slow down

Often when riding in a city centre you won’t have the choice to go fast because the gridlocked traffic will prevent it. However, when a small gap does appear there is the temptation to nip through quickly; chances are though if you’ve seen it then a car driver may have too and will aim to close it as quickly as possible. Slow down, take your time and watch out. By doing everything slower you will leave more time to think about your (and other people’s) decisions; which also increases the amount of time you have to react to them.

Leave room

Imagine that every car driver in their air-conditioned, waterproof box hasn’t seen you and anticipate this when thinking of making a manoeuvre. By anticipating they are going to make a mistake, you ensure you’re not in their way if they do.

Parking

Gone are the days of riding round multi-storey car parks looking for a space, as motorcyclists are often treated to designated parking bays, usually at the entrance to car parks. It’s worth remembering, the costs are usually less too. Ensure you take a chain and lock with you too so that you can secure your motorcycle at your location. If it’s a prolonged stop or the weather is particularly bad then think about taking a cover too to make sure you don’t have to sit on a wet seat on the journey home.



Filtering

One of the major advantages of being on a motorcycle in the city is that you can filter in-between traffic at lights or in queues. This should be done cautiously: watch out for cars swapping lanes, car doors opening, car mirrors, people who are far over near the white line and sudden movements by other drivers. Don’t filter too fast either so that you have enough time to react if anything changes.

Clothing

With more traffic on the road than out in the country, lights and paint work can all merge into one for other road users. Therefore make sure you have reflective clothing on such as a hi-vis vest or reflective piping on your jacket to ensure you are seen.
 

Courier Services UK

May 28, 2021
It’s easy to forgive someone for assuming that courier and postal services are the same thing. But they're not. A courier service is a premium, all-inclusive service which collects and delivers shipments in the shortest possible time frame, while postal services are generally used for transporting letters and parcels which can sometimes take some time to arrive at their final destination.



Here are other functions of courier services which makes it different to postal services.

  • Speed and Effic...

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Buying A Vintage Motorcycle

March 19, 2021
I often get asked about ‘what to look for when buying an old Japanese motorcycle’, so I thought I would post a few tips and pointers to help people make informed decisions as to what to look for and what to avoid.



This will be changed as time goes on

Firstly, decide what you want out of a motorcycle

This is probably the most overlooked thing as people have a habit of buying with their hearts rather than their heads. If you are under 5’6″ and are just going to ride it about town and not d...

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Beginners Guide To Riding Your Motorbike In Winter

March 16, 2021
Riding a motorcycle comes with many responsibilities. Conscientious riders need the right awareness and the proper gear to ride safely. Not only are the normal issues that come with riding amplified in the winter weather, but it has many issues of its own that cause havoc for bikers every year, especially those who ride into it unprepared.



Knowing the gear that’s available to you to make your ride as safe and comfortable as possible is a must in the midst of all the new challenges that come ...

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Legal Couriers UK

February 6, 2021
When sending legal documents normally in the post, we understand that there’s an underlying sense of anxiety and worry. But there shouldn’t be. By choosing the correct legal document couriers, you can rest assured that your all-important paperwork will be collected and delivered safely on-time. 



So, when looking out for the perfect choice in couriers, what should you look for? Don’t worry if you’re not sure, this post will outline everything you need to know about legal document courie...

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Local Motorcycle Courier Service

January 9, 2021
Business is booming. You’ve got orders for your products coming in left, right and centre. All the hard work that you and your team put in has finally paid off and you can now sit back and chill out.



And then you realise

You actually need to get the products delivered before you can relax

When you’re looking for the right delivery service to choose, you’ve got a lot of options. A confusing amount of options, some might say. Giant parcel delivery services like DPD, Royal Mail, and Parcelfor...

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Legal Document Courier Service

December 13, 2020
Legal documents, including contracts, court papers, passports and legal tenders needing to be transported from one location to another will require a specialist legal document courier service. However, choosing a legal document courier service can be a difficult task, as you will need to choose a reliable and trusted courier service with expertise in transporting confidential documentation. 



Care should be taken to ensure legal documents and any other documents containing sensitive information...

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Motorcycle riding at night

October 14, 2020
Riding in the dark can be much harder than riding in good light conditions. Even motorcyclists who have been riding for years can struggle once the sun goes down. However, it is not always possible to avoid riding at night. If you do need to ride at night, for whatever reason, you should try to follow these safety tips to help to keep you safe.



Adjusting your Headlights

Before riding in the dark, you must make sure that your headlight is set up properly. The way that your weight sits on a bike ...

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Riding a motorcycle in traffic

October 14, 2020
For motorcycle riders, there is a distinct difference between riding on suburban and urban roads. Upon entering a city, there are numerous factors riders have to pay attention to that are not nearly as common in smaller towns.



At the same time, street bike riders shouldn't let the big city scare them when it comes to riding. But, it does take the right mentality and know-how to ride in the city safely. Here are 5 tips on riding a motorcycle in the city:

Stay Focused And Scan Everything Around Y...

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