UK adventure riding – does it exist?

Testing the UK Trans Euro Trail
Testing the UK Trans Euro Trail

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:

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Benefits of Wearing a Motorcycle Helmet Camera

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.

Helmet Camera

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.

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How to Choose the Best Motorcycle Helmet in 2019

Finding the best motorcycle helmet is different for every individual. Although there are standards and requirements for a motorcycle helmet, a lot of it will be down to personal choice.

Depending on the use, location and season that you ride, different helmets can make a significant difference. The most important factor to consider when choosing a motorcycle helmet is to find the best fit.

The primary purpose of your helmet is safety and this should direct your purchase.

This guide will offer an outline about how to pick the best motorcycle helmet for you. J&S Accessories have a selection of the best motorcycle helmets in the UK for you to browse and buy. You can visit us in store or look online and check availability near you.

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A night at Steve Parrish’s M.A.D Tour

Steve Parrish's M.A.D Tour

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J&S Accessories Ltd HQ is based in Oakmere in Northwich, Cheshire. Northwich isn’t a big town and is close to Chester, Liverpool and Manchester so you can imagine our surprise when Steve Parrish announced he was coming to our local Memorial Court with a show about his new book “Parrish Times” with the M.A.D Tour. Nothing ever happens in Northwich (aside from our Bike Nights coming up soon) so I had to go!

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Ade’s Evel Knievel experience

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Ade at our Oakmere store has an Evel Knievel themed motorcycle. Its pretty special and he often parks it outside of the store. This attracted the attention of RIDE Cymru Knievels 2019. He was approached in the store and asked if he would like to join a fundraising ride around Wales raising money for Macmillans Cancer Support – ending in a world record attempt of the most Evel Knievels in one place.

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