All posts by Dan Netting

How Often to Change Motorcycle Oil: What You Need to Know

We all know that oil is the very lifeblood of our engines; it’s one of the most important components that keeps your machine purring like a kitten. Knowing how important the oil is then, you won’t be surprised to find that riders can get a bit over eager with the frequency at which they change […]

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Motorcycle Track Training: Why You Should Consider it

Motorcycle Track Training

There are some riders involved in bike track days that are in it just for the crack, a chance to get on their motorcycle and ride around in circles for a day with a hefty grin on their faces. For a lot of the paddock though, there are two main goals that we all strive […]

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5 Steps to Get Over a Track Day Crash

Crashing is not something any of us try or want to do, but because of the very nature of track days, unfortunately crashing is inherently part and parcel of them and it’s something that can leave us with little confidence and a lack of mojo to continue on. I have personally played victim to the […]

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When to Change Motorcycle Tyres: How Long Do Tyres Last?

A very common question that comes up in the track day world is when should you replace track day tyres? This question is born out of fear of old rubber causing a crash by suddenly giving up and losing all of its grip. This fear in turn has people throwing away good part worn tyres […]

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Road Bike, Hire Bike or Track Bike: What’s the Best Option?

A question that often comes up in the community is what’s the best way to get involved in bike track days, a road bike, hire bike or track bike? In truth they are all perfectly viable options but different people want different things from their track days. In this article I have covered some of […]

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Bike Track Day Checklist: Things To Take

Here I have compiled a ‘things to take’ bike track day checklist, containing all the compulsory items to take with you to your track day, as well as a wide array of other items that will make things easier, more convenient or just generally improve your day in some way. You’re obviously not expected to […]

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Cheap Track Day Camera Excellence: Veho VCC-003 Review

Cheap Track Day Camera

Update:┬áTo see the lastest crop of track day action cameras, click here. Recording your track riding is not only a great way to show your friends what you get up to (and where all your money is going), but it is also a great way to view your own riding from an outside perspective and […]

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Track Day Leathers: The Current Rules and Best Leathers for Track Days

At the time of writing, in order to participate in a bike track day at any of the major UK race tracks you need to either wear a full one piece leather suit, or a two piece leather suit that has a 360 degree (more like 270 degree) zip that connects the jacket and trousers. […]

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Bike Track Day FAQs for Newcomers

If you’re fairly new to bike track days then you’re obviously going to have some questions in your mind that you would like answered. On this page I have attempted to answer some of the most common questions relating to bike track days, some of which my Track Day Guide wouldn’t have answered. If you […]

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Moving Up a Track Day Group: When to Move Up and the Benefits to Expect

Having once made the step up to both the Intermediate and Advanced groups during my time doing bike track days I know full well the concerns raised inside someone’s head when thinking about moving up to a faster track day group. Different people will be thinking about it for different reasons, but in the end […]

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