Category Archives for Tyres, Bike & Misc Guides


In this section you’ll find general track day advice and guides, from the different things that come from owning and maintaining a motorcycle ridden on the track, to advice on track day insurance and things like buying your first track bike. Here you’ll find a wide variety of articles and guides that cover a lot of the different areas of bike track days that that aren’t covered in the other sections.

Check out the latest articles below…

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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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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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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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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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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