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

How to set a motorcycle chain

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

Keeping your bike’s chain clean, lubricated and to correct tension is essential to maintaining your pride and joy. Correct motorcycle chain tension will: Prolong chain and sprocket life Optimise performance and power delivery Provide a smoother ride Here’s how to set the chain correctly. Setting motorcycle chain tension 1 - Position the bike and read [...]

How to set a motorcycle chain 2017-07-24T13:32:38+00:00

What to do with my insurance when changing bike?

2016-07-14T15:52:02+00:00

A colleague in the Tru-Tension office picked up a new bike recently, and it created a discussion about when you should cancel your insurance for your old one. It can be extremely difficult to decide when to cancel your insurance for a few reasons, mainly because you don’t want to lose out financially or endure [...]

What to do with my insurance when changing bike? 2016-07-14T15:52:02+00:00

How to choose a motorcycle helmet

2017-07-24T13:32:39+00:00

Of course, no one wants an ugly helmet, or one that is going to break the bank. For years I’ve wanted an Arai helmet, but I just can’t find a model that fits. Remember, safety is paramount throughout this decision. Fallen in love with a design? Like me, if you’ve fallen for a specific design [...]

How to choose a motorcycle helmet 2017-07-24T13:32:39+00:00

Tips for emergency braking on a motorcycle

2017-07-24T13:32:39+00:00

How to emergency brake on a motorcycle It’s much harder to quickly stop a motorcycle than to make a motorcycle go quickly! It takes skill, a bit of knowhow and a lot of practice in a safe place to get it right. How hard should I brake on my motorcycle? The optimum braking point is [...]

Tips for emergency braking on a motorcycle 2017-07-24T13:32:39+00:00