All the latest news and developments from Tru-Tension

New products LAUNCHED!

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

Tru-Tension take on Spain and Portugal

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

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

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?

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

Isle of Man 2017

With Michael Dunlop setting an incredible new lap record of 16 minutes 53.929 seconds — 133.962 mph (215.591 km/h) lap time for Hawk Racing BMW, the Isle of Man TT of 2016 was another incredible event for the island. The Tru-Tension team were there supporting Mark Goodings in the Superstock race – here he is [...]

Isle of Man 2017 2017-07-24T13:32:39+00:00

10 handy tips for your motorcycle tour kit list

Packing for a motorcycle tour usually starts as fun and exciting, until you realise that your panniers have quickly filled up and you still haven’t packed any clothes. These tips will help you make the most of the space on your bike. 1 - Miniaturised everything! Baby cans of chain oil and visor cleaner are [...]

10 handy tips for your motorcycle tour kit list 2017-07-24T13:32:39+00:00