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Riding Kit Ridden In, Tools Twirled And Tyres Tested.
These Dainese Axial race-style boots have been part of my kit for the last 13 years. Originally matched with a Dainese suit, these fit under your leathers, not over them. Despite the original suit having long since departed to the kit room in the sky
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There comes a time in every shed dweller’s life when compromise is simply not good enough. When I got into classics long, long ago I was an impoverished dad with three small kids and minimal disposable income. Any bike spares I hoovered up were stor
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Bangs and Balance!
The strangest thing happened to one of my bikes the other day. I was riding down to Sammy Miller’s Museum with my sons Sam and Stephen and we had just stopped at a junction when there was a loud bang like a 12-bore shotgun being fired. We looked at e