Bernoulli’s principle and other winter biking tips

Winter Riding

Hello and welcome to Alex’s Blog. This week, as the days are getting colder and frostier, I thought I would focus on winter biking tips. We’ve done maintaining the bike, we’ve done wrapping yourself up warm, but how about the actual act of motorcycling in Winter? Who better to help me with that than Derek from our Oakmere store. Derek, aka “General Mayhem” is a long-standing motorcycle instructor who now also works in our Oakmere store. As an all-year-round rider he’s often asked about riding in winter and here are the pearls of wisdom that he has deemed to share.
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Motorcycle Security – keep your bike safe!

Bike Security

Hello and welcome to Alex’s Blog. This week I wanted to focus on bike security. We obviously sell motorcycle kit to keep you secure in the event of the worst happening, but how do you protect your bike from being stolen?

You can’t look on social media these days without reading about bike thefts and these seem to be (worryingly) increasingly common, so I want to explore the different options you have to make sure that this doesn’t happen to you – or to make it as difficult as possible for the thieves!
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Motorcycle clothing care

Motorcycle Clothing

Hello and welcome to Alex’s Blog. I’ve already looked in to looking after your motorcycle over the winter, today I wanted to talk about how to take care of your kit to keep it in great shape for protecting you. Now that November is looming for many the ‘biking season’ is over and their pride and joy is put away. Before you hang your gear in the darkest corner of the wardrobe you need to do the same as you’ve done with your bike and give it a little TLC. If you keep your kit in good shape then it, in turn, will hopefully keep you in good shape if the worst should happen.
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A brand history of Alpinestars

Alpinestars Logo

Hello and welcome to Alex’s Blog. Alpinestars is one of the best-known biking brands out there and definitely one of our biggest sellers, but how much do you actually know about it? Do you even know where Alpinestars are based?

Named after the English translation of the Italian mountain flower Stella Alpina which grows high in the Southern Alps around Asolo – the town where the company was founded in 1963 by Sante Mazzarolo in Italy.
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Winter preparation and storage for your motorbike.

Pride and Joy

Hello and welcome to Alex’s Blog. As the days are getting shorter, the nights are drawing in and the mornings are dark and foreboding, it’s that time of year when all but the Die-Hards, commuters and those of us who have no choice need to get their bike ready for the winter months – and for those who put theirs in storage, need to know the correct way to do that. Continue reading Winter preparation and storage for your motorbike.

Big Sale

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Hello and welcome to Alex’s Blog. This is an extra blog as we’ve some great news the – J&S Accessories BIG SALE – Up to 50% off Top Brands Instore and online.

There are massive savings to be made so to get you started I thought I’d highlight a few from some of the top motorcycling brands in the sale; Alpinestars, BKS, IXS, Oxford Products, RST and Shoei.
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Motorcycle clothing – size matters – the long and the short of it

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Hello and welcome to Alex’s Blog. This week I wanted to look in to motorcycle clothing and the sizing available. I’ve done a blog on a sizing guide for motorcycle clothing, but I thought I would add to this with a little about motorcycle clothing for those of us who are petite, tall, more rotund or Herculean. Whilst we don’t always have these sizes in stock we can order them from our suppliers for you, just ask in any one of our 30 stores nationwide or contact us online.
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