Motorcycle Stories and Articles

Tales of motorcyle adventures, helpful advice and tips written by members of Northumbria Advanced Motorcyclists and guest writers.

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Tips for Touring Spain by Motorcycle

Thinking about that Spanish motorcycle road-trip? Read these tips to ensure a stress-free adventure.

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The Strangest Questions People Ask Google About Motorcycling

Northumbria Advanced Motorcyclists is run entirely by volunteers. Like everyone, our scarcest resource is time. We try to ensure that the articles we write, our workshops, the efforts of our training, social and marketing teams, are as useful or helpful to other motorcyclists as possible.

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How EasyFundrasing Could Keep More Motorcyclists Safe

Without the generosity of club members and money raised during social events and auctions, Northumbria Advanced Motorcyclists would not be able to continue its charitable aim to promote road safety across the North East. EasyFundrasing is, potentially, a means of raising additional funds as club members shop online.

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Motorcycle Touring in Europe – Preparation and Packing Tips

Motorcycling on the continent is not as daunting as you might think. There’s plenty of advice and checklists on the internet to help ensure that you have a stress-free holiday in Europe. To help those new to touring in particular, however, I’ve put together a few personal tips that my wife and I have picked up in seventy thousand plus miles of motorcycling over the last seventeen years.

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Born Again Bikers

Rewind to July 2012. I was awaiting nervously for the delivery of a newly purchased 650cc Kawasaki Versys from a well known bike dealer in Newcastle. My first bike in over 20 years! Yes, a born again biker! I was nervously excited. Could I actually ride again? Would I be safe? Would I make a fool of myself?

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