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St. Albans Club Ride Out: We Like Market Harborough....
Sunday, 8th May 2016 Distance: 250 miles approximately Riding Time: 6 hours 52 minutes Best Roads: B664 - Uppingham - Market Harborough, B6047 - Market Harborough - Melton Mowbray Hi all! Wow its been a long time since I have been on a proper good ride out....

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Small Ride to Dennington, Suffolk
Good Friday, 25th March 2016 Luton - Dennington - 125 miles approx. 3 hours. Heading to my friend Sam's for the day I faced the decision of how to get there - car, bus, train, aeroplane, hovercraft, jet pack or motorcycle. It was a lovely sunny day (unlike ...

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Goodbye SV - You Served Me Well
On the 14th January 2016 I was involved in a minor accident on the M1. Riding in the outside lane, in peak time traffic at a speed of around 40mph my surroundings were pretty congested. As you can imagine, there is a vehicle close in front and a vehicle clo...

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Product Review: Oxford Rain Seal Over Boots
I own a pair of very worn out TCX goretex boots, which although have served me well for about 5 years, are no longer waterproof. Rather than getting rid of them I decided to try out Oxford's rain seal over boots for £19.99 to continue using my TCX boots at ...

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Third Time Lucky? Maybe Not.
I have only been a motorcycle CBT instructor for a short time but I can tell you why I became one. It was to pass on my skills and experiences to wannabe bikers for the safety of them and other road users. As I say to my students during Element A of the cou...

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Notice: Motorcycle Video Logs Current Unavailable
Hey Guys and Girls, Have noticed that the Motorcycle VLogs gadget at the bottom of the blog has stopped working. I have removed this for now but hope to get it back up and running or replace it with something else.  If you have any suggestions please let me...

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What is the correct procedure for dealing with junctions on a motorcycle?
At the beginning of August 2015, as part of my training as a CBT
instructor, I was running my own CBT for the day under the watchful eye of one
of my bosses. I had three students at the end of Element C that were safe enough to
take for the compulsory two h...

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Luton to Brighton Ride (Circuit)
Date: 8th August 2015 Distance: 248 Miles Total Time: 6 hours approx. (without stops) About a week ago one of our bike members created a ride out event for Saturday 8th August 2015. It was a morning ride, using the favourite A413 route to Aylesbury and back...

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St Albans Ride Out to Uppingham
I originally said a bunch of us were meant to be going on this ride out... come this morning we were down to two - me on my 954 blade and Andy on his trusty viffer. It promised to be a good day, the weather was nice and dry and the sun was on its way out. W...

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Route: Redbourn - Uppingham
Distance: 82.3 miles approx. ETA: 2 and a half hours approx. Tomorrow a small bunch of us from the St. Albans Sportsbike Rider Club are riding from the Chequers pub in Redbourn over to Uppingham - on the condition that it does not rain (forecast doesn't loo...
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