We are lucky enough to live on the route of the NC500 and as a result we have ridden parts of the route many times. However, one thing that has eluded us is the mighty feat of completing the entire 500 mile route over the course of one day. It's a journey that takes you across the breadth of the Scottish Highlands through many of the most beautiful and windswept areas the UK has to offer.
A selection of good tunes can be just as important to your riding experience as the number of cc's you have underneath you. The kind of music that elevates your motorcycling experience depends hugely on the kind of person you are, and what you get out of the experience.
In 2021, the variety of navigation and motorcycle focused apps available on the market is massive. From custom navigation to trip planning to onboard communication, there is something for every rider. Here is our rundown of some of our favourites to help you get started this year.
Riding the TET, not only provides you with a challenge, but allows you to see our country in a totally different light. You will travel along roads and trails that you never knew existed, and see sights that you wouldn’t normally see on any other trip.
That is where Action Cameras come into their own. Their small form factor and weatherproof design allow them to be easily attached to a motorcyclists helmet or even to different parts of the riders motorcycle to get many different shots
The Sinnis Terrain 125cc is a low-capacity adventure bike with all the features of a premium explorer. Following its exponential success in 2017, the bike’s popularity skyrocketed over the last 2 years, creating a community of thousands of touring motorcycle enthusiasts now waiting for the 125’s big brother
Both the Huawei P30 Pro, and the newly released P40 make excellent motorcycle smartphone navigation phones due to their large and bright screens. When it comes to a proper tough smartphone case for Huawei there are limited options if any.
But many of us, (myself included!) love the oily smell and hands on nature of the older bikes. There is something special about bikes that have not been in production for decades and need caring for and maintained.
The venerable GS is the cornerstone of the Adventure and Touring Market. And for good reason, with its mix of off road credibility and long distance comfort it is a true “do it all” motorcycle. Of course the GS line dates back to the early 80s when the Dakar...
I’m Lee Ellis and I’m what you would call a winging it adventure rider with all the gear and no idea. In 2018 I purchased my first adventure bike, the amazing KTM 1190 ADV R and some matching KTM clothing as i thought that was the law.
For the bikes, I was on my trusty 2017 manual Africa Twin, and Phil rode the bulletproof DR650 (bulletproof as he had brought split links for the chain on this trip). For Phil this made the ride up a little laborious with mostly motorway miles and the A9, but needs must.
Whichever motorcycle or mounting preferences you have our modular mounting systems allow for our waterproof, dustproof and shockproof smartphone cases for iPhone and Samsung Galaxy to be fitted to virtually any bike.
Richy is a great online personality who brings his dry British wit to anything motorcycle. He has amassed nearly twenty thousand subscribers on youtube due to his fun and enjoyable video presenting style where he travels all over the place on his motorcycle