Smart cars saving bikers?

2017-07-24T13:32:38+00:00

It seems an increasingly prominent thought in the Tru-Tension offices that technology is both a friend and an enemy of a motorcyclist. On one side of the coin, we love technology for helping us to go faster, travel more efficiently, and safely thanks to advances in technology. Event our own Chain Monkey tool is a [...]

Smart cars saving bikers? 2017-07-24T13:32:38+00:00

6 tips for motorcycling in winter

2017-01-05T16:38:35+00:00

Wrap up warm An obvious one, but it’s quite surprising how much speed makes you colder.  Michelin detail that when it’s 10°C outside, riding at 30mph (50km) will result in felt air temperature on bare skin being -2°C and -6 °C at 80mph (130km/h)! Another interesting fact from Michelin – your body cools down 5 [...]

6 tips for motorcycling in winter 2017-01-05T16:38:35+00:00

Riding a motorcycle in the rain

2016-12-08T17:26:24+00:00

Riding in the rain can be an enjoyable challenge. There’s something fulfilling about blasting it to your destination knowing you are fighting the elements and not letting the weather spoil your ride. Of course, it’s slightly different from dry riding and a slip or lack of experience can certainly affect your confidence levels. Even if [...]

Riding a motorcycle in the rain 2016-12-08T17:26:24+00:00

Chain Monkey Reviews

2017-07-24T13:32:38+00:00

The Motorcycle Chain Monkey has been independently reviewed by press, bloggers and customers on eBay and Amazon over the previous year, since the product successfully launched at the end of 2015. FROM THE PRESS "A simple way of getting the tension just right." “Rarely do [...]

Chain Monkey Reviews 2017-07-24T13:32:38+00:00

Most exciting new road bikes of 2017

2017-07-24T13:32:38+00:00

New Norton V4 RR Revealed just this week, the Norton V4RR promises to be on of the most exciting premium bikes of 2017. New carbon fibre bodywork, wheels (SS model) and fuel tank Brand new Norton V4 engine (British built) HD dashboard with rear-view camera Developed with R&D from the TT Price: £28,000 (SS) - [...]

Most exciting new road bikes of 2017 2017-07-24T13:32:38+00:00

New products LAUNCHED!

2017-07-24T13:32:38+00:00

2016 has been an exciting year for everyone here at Tru-Tension, testing and developing new products while watching the success of Chain Monkey with bikers and race teams worldwide, enabling us to produce a range of innovative and exciting new products! Belt Monkey By popular demand, our new Belt Monkey finally enables belt driven motorcycles [...]

New products LAUNCHED! 2017-07-24T13:32:38+00:00

Great gifts for motorcyclists 2016

2017-07-24T13:32:38+00:00

Looking for a gift for a motorcyclist this Christmas? Take a look at our latest products and offers! Send us a message on Facebook or Contact us for any help. 1 - Chain Monkey This popular new tool helps keep maintenance simple, improving motorcycle safety and performance. Bike chains have to be adjusted regularly to [...]

Great gifts for motorcyclists 2016 2017-07-24T13:32:38+00:00

Tru-Tension take on Spain and Portugal

2017-07-24T13:32:38+00:00

A tour of Spain and Portugal on a Yamaha MT-09 Tracer, a Kawasaki Z1000 and a Triumph Street Triple. Here’s our story, photos, route maps and recommendations! 12 days, 1885 miles and 3 bikes. Day 1 – Santander to Villaprede, via Riano After hopping off the overnight Plymouth to Santander ferry, we headed south to [...]

Tru-Tension take on Spain and Portugal 2017-07-24T13:32:38+00:00

Caring for your motorcycle tyres

2016-08-08T11:26:05+00:00

There’s not much better than meandering through a hot and sticky mountain pass amongst beautiful snow-capped scenery, but it can all be spoilt rotten by poor tyre maintenance. A check of your tyres should always be part of your pre-ride checks. Tyres should always be cold when assessing tyre pressure. What should I look for [...]

Caring for your motorcycle tyres 2016-08-08T11:26:05+00:00