All posts by Dan Netting

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Part Worn Tyres: Scrub Motorcycle Tyres for Track Days

Buying part worn motorcycle tyres is the most cost effective way of getting sticky rubber on your machine, which will give you plenty of time out on track for significantly less money than buying brand new track day tyres. It’s not just as easy as buying any old pair of part worn tyres though, it’s […]

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Are Crash Bungs Worth it? Pros & Cons of Crash Bungs and Which to Buy

Crash bungs are specially designed stoppers that bolt onto the outside of your bike. The idea for them is to protect the bikes body work and engine in the event your bike ends up going down the road on its side, as such they could be considered one of the more important bike accessories. They stick […]

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Strength Training for Motorcycle Riding & Track Days

Here is a list of strength training exercises you can do to help you improve and condition your muscles and in turn help cope with the stresses and strains you put your body under on a track day. As said in the fitness article, you only need to be doing 2-3 days a week at […]

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Motorcycle Fitness: Get More From Your Riding and Track Days

I’m sure most of us have felt it at some point or another, you get about two thirds of the way through your session – generally toward the end of the day – and you’re struggling to keep the pace up as you’re feeling so physically knackered. You have to pull in because you’re missing […]

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6 Steps to Your First Knee Down & Generally Improve Body Position

Out of all the riding tips available here, it’s this knee down guide that attracts the most attention. It’s no surprise to me, because I know all too well how powerful the lure of getting your knee down for the first time can be, even if it isn’t something that will really benefit you a […]

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Considerations When Buying Your First Track Bike

Some people get on track days with hired bikes and others with road bikes. Both are perfectly good ways of enjoying track days, but if you are serious about getting into track days long term, then a dedicated track bike is your best way to go for a variety of reason such as cost, added […]

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Bike Track Day Etiquette: Unwritten Track Day Rules

There’s more to track day riding than just going round and round in circles. As a newcomer to track days it’s worth taking notice of the unwritten rules of track day riding to make sure your fellow riders and you have a great day. Here’s a basic guide to track day etiquette which should keep […]

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Why You Should Do Bike Track Days

Other than the pure thrill and caveman (or cavewoman) like pleasure we get from track days, there are some other reasons why you should get involved. Here are some more reasons to convince you why you should get involved if you’re a novice to track days. Unleash the potential – The British roads are becoming […]

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Doing a Track Day on Your Road Bike

A lot of people opt for hiring a bike for their early track days as a kind of bike insurance on their own steed, but don’t be afraid to do a track day on your own bike. Many, many people do track days on road bikes all year long without any issues and if you […]

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