All the latest news and developments from Tru-Tension

New Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade Tested – A road riders review

Last week, we finally got our hands on the much publicised 2017 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade for a day of proper road testing – did it live up to the hype? Well, yes and no. Firstly, this review is not from the standpoint of using this bike on the track. In reality, most of these bikes [...]

New Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade Tested – A road riders review2017-07-24T13:32:38+00:00

How do I know when my motorcycle chain is too loose?

Maintaining your motorcycle chain is a crucial part of keeping your bike in tip top condition, and for a variety of reasons for different riders. Racers and track day bikers will want to optimise the power output of their bikes, while commuters will want to minimise wear to prolong the life of the chain. Of [...]

How do I know when my motorcycle chain is too loose?2017-07-24T13:32:38+00:00

Smart cars saving bikers?

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

Riding a motorcycle in the rain

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 rain2016-12-08T17:26:24+00:00

Chain Monkey Reviews

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 Reviews2017-07-24T13:32:38+00:00

How to ride with a pillion

Riding with a pillion can be a scary thought for a new rider, and even worse for a pillion that’s never been on a bike before. The good news is, it’s not as hard as you might think thanks to forces of nature and good bike design! What’s more, by following these instructions, you’ll hardly [...]

How to ride with a pillion2017-07-24T13:32:38+00:00

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