Hello and welcome to Alex’s Blog. This week we have a special guest blog from one of our favourite customers at our Oakmere branch, JP Dixon. JP is a professional Overland Guide and Expedition Medic who has travelled on motorcycles throughout Canada, America, Alaska, Europe, northern and central Africa and has raced in navigation Rallies overseas and the UK. He set out on the UK route of the Trans Euro Trail, along with his friend Steve, to see just how good the UK is for adventure riding – and he even tried out the Frank Thomas FTAS001 Adventure Sport helmet to boot to give it a good test for us! Lets find out how he got on:Continue reading UK Adventure Riding
Motorcycle helmets with cameras have become increasingly popular in recent years. With forums and video website such as YouTube, sharing real-time experiences is possible like never before.
There are a variety of brands that create motorcycle helmets cameras. But, it’s important to remember that there are other considerations when buying a helmet and safety should always be the top priority. That being said, if you do want a camera on your helmet, there is an excellent selection and choice available on the market for you to try.
Hello and welcome to Alex’s Blog. This blog will be useful to anyone who is thinking of getting their bike licence! J&S HQ’s very own Steve The Dream TM has been a car lover all his life but by being surrounded by bikes all day long day in, day out, this has given him a hankering for a bike…so we thought this was the perfect opportunity to document a new biker’s journey from the very start. From his CBT and beyond…if he gets past the CBT… will he? To find out read on…
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So you’ve got yourself a lovely sparkly bike and a yearning to give it a good run out at insane speeds without the worry of getting a hefty fine or a driving ban…..so you get yourself a track day! Yay!
Continue reading Track Days – What Do You Need?
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I realise the irony of this Blog as I am about to type it but this article is about online shopping and the dangers of a cheap online deal. I would just like to point out before I start that you have no risk AT ALL if you are buying from J&S Accessories Ltd online. We are a reputable company with a long retailing history, trusted reviews using a reputable review site online, our website is fully secure (note the https at the start of our web address).
PLUS we have 30 stores nationwide (and have done for many years) This article is to warn you on the danger of online shopping from online retailers that you are unfamiliar with.
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Hello and welcome to Alex’s blog. Today I wanted to look at commuting to work via motorcycle as opposed to driving in to work in a car. Yes, a car has a lot of plus points. You’re guaranteed to be warm, dry and comfy, you don’t have to get changed (and you don’t have helmet hair to concede with!) but commuting via motorcycle also has a lot of good reasons to ditch the car:
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A guest blog by Ade. Recently John, Andy, Mark, Gino & myself were given an opportunity to go on some adventure riding with Klim Technical Riding Gear. We thought, great an opportunity to go back to our younger days and do a bit of off-road, trail riding in the wilds of the English countryside.
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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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