Category: Motorcycle Diaries

Out and about on a Motorcycle – product reviews and adventures

19
Nov

Motorcycle Live 2018

Lara Platman went reporting for Wheels for Women at the annual Motorcycle Live show at the NEC Birmingham, where she found bargains, stunning bikes and a whole lot of bikes to try. As a new rider I am particularly keen to ‘sit on’ bikes to see if my feet are comfortable on the floor at standstill, to establish their […]

12
Jan

Taking everything on board your motorbike

I am still rather a novice when it comes to riding my motorbike, very much a what’s the weather like? What’s the road going to be like? When do we stop and so forth… I am of much more of a four wheel person at the moment especially as I have just restored my 1964 […]

12
Nov

The best reason for riding a motorbike

It has been a while since I have been on a date and wondered what ingenious ways I could conjure up to acquire one. I remembered when I was riding a twist and go Vespa Scooter in London years ago I would quite easily meet people at traffic lights, so with this in mind I […]

29
Jun

The Isle of Man TT

They say the best ideas are discovered over a drink – or two and whilst at the Guild of Motoring Writers annual awards dinner last December, on my table were the Honda team who, decided that it would be a superb idea to get me on a motorbike and out on the roads. Having already […]