Talking Tyres – Part 1

By: Tony Carter MotorCycle Direct Posted: August 15th, 2018

Safety expert, ex–police rider and friend of Motorcycle Direct, Tony Carter, gives us his professional view on tyres.

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MCD at the Ace Café

By: Jack MotorCycle Direct Posted: July 11th, 2018

On Friday night six MotorCycle Direct staff attended the Ace Café on the North Circular in London.

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Sort your Security

By: Steve MotorCycle Direct Posted: July 10th, 2018

We are currently in the midst of a motorcycle crime wave. Find out what you can do to make your bike more secure.

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Beware of baffled British drivers, they're a major danger to bikers when abroad!

By: Paul McClorry Hudgell Solicitors Posted: July 5th, 2018

If you've ever been brave enough to take your bike abroad, you'll probably know how difficult it can be to drive on the 'wrong' side of the road.

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Isle of Man TT 2018 – Hillier Back On The Podium

By: Jack MotorCycle Direct Posted: June 27th, 2018

The Isle of Man was once again invaded by motorbike enthusiasts from all over the world for two weeks of action packed, adrenaline fuelled, high octane road racing – and this year's invasion was the biggest yet (even including a royal!).

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Motorbiking in France, our Top Ten Tips

By: Steve MotorCycle Direct Posted: May 30th, 2018

If you're planning on taking a tour through picturesque France, settle back and read our checklist to avoid being collared by the gendarmes!

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Don't stray offside

By: Tony Carter MotorCycle Direct Posted: May 30th, 2018

Our guest blogger Tony Carter writes about the term offsiding and what it means.

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POWDER: Pre–ride checklist

By: Tony Carter MotorCycle Direct Posted: April 18th, 2018

A number of simple pre–ride checks before your first journey of the day will not only save you money, but may also save your life.

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Slippery When Wet

By: Steve MotorCycle Direct Posted: April 18th, 2018

We take a look at why road markings can be slippery when wet.

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Looking after your lid

By: Tony Carter MotorCycle Direct Posted: April 13th, 2018

Once you have purchased your lid, there are a few general rules that will ensure that you maintain the maximum levels of protection and comfort from your new helmet.

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Prepping for the Spring

By: Steve MotorCycle Direct Posted: March 16th, 2018

Follow our simple checklist to make certain that both you and your bike are ready for Spring.

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How to buy your lid

By: Tony Carter MotorCycle Direct Posted: March 16th, 2018

The third part of our guest blogger Tony Carter's detailed look at your lid.

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What helmet should I buy (and how much should I spend)?

By: Tony Carter MotorCycle Direct Posted: February 28th, 2018

The second part of our focus on lids from collaborator and friend of MotorCycle Direct, Tony Carter, who has written a comprehensive guide to motorcycle crash helmets.

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Flying Frenchmen set up a barnstorming AX Arenacross final

By: Jack MotorCycle Direct Posted: February 23rd, 2018

Last weekend, Wembley hosted the finale of the 2018 Power Maxed Arenacross Tour and for the third year running the champion was decided in the very last race!

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Wet Weather Riding

By: Steve MotorCycle Direct Posted: February 7th, 2018

Riding a motorbike in the UK, you need be prepared for any weather. Our biking experts at MotorCycle Direct have come up with their top tips for wet weather riding.

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