Yamaha MT-09 Tracer – Why all the fuss?

Yamaha MT-09 Tracer – Reviewed and Tested - Why all the fuss? The new Yamaha MT-09 Tracer has become a bit of a poster girl for the magazines recently – just this week RIDE published a letter from a reader complaining about the outrageous amount of coverage its getting. Which, they stuck beside another photo [...]

Honda’s new 2016 Africa Twin – A road rider’s review

With the huge buzz about Honda’s new Africa Twin, the Tru-Tension Team took one on a test ride this week to see what all the fuss is about. With big shoes to fill, Honda we’re taking a bit of a gamble with this bike, taking on the established and ever more competitive adventure-style market. It’s [...]

UK Motorcycle shows of 2016

Go to UK shows  >  USA shows  > AUS shows            As the motorcycling season nears, make sure you've got the important events near you in the diary! March 2016 12th March - Middlesex - Kempton Park Motorcycle Jumble - Visit website 13th March - Wirral - The Wirral Egg Run - [...]

12 incredible facts about the Isle of Man TT (IOMTT)

1 - The very first race was held in 1907, won by Rem Fowler on a Norton, riding the short course. 2 - In 1911, the first year of the Isle of Man TT mountain course, Oliver Godrey won the senior TT in a time of 3 hours, 56 minutes and 10 seconds, with an [...]

When should you replace your chain and sprockets?

When should I replace my chain and sprockets? It’s rare, but chains can fail and inflict other damage if not cared for correctly. This guide aims to help you to know when to replace your motorcycle’s chain and sprockets by advising the factors your should look for when assessing the condition and amount of wear. [...]

How to clean a motorcycle chain

Before we get started, here are some handy tips: Use a paddock stand or a center stand. It makes life much easier when spinning the rear wheel to expose more of the chain Don’t be tempted to use petrol in place of a degreaser. It damages the chain. Standard WD-40 isn’t great either; it evaporates [...]

Setting a motorcycle chain for touring

Using a Chain Monkey for setting a motorcycle chain for touring Touring by motorcycle is a brilliant way to take a break (we would argue there’s no better holiday!). To optimise your chances of avoiding problems and making the most out of your available time, preparation and research is key. So far so good - [...]

Chain Monkey features on kartsportnews.com!

Tru-Tension is excited to announce that our very own Chain Monkey features on kartsportnews.com as one of the best new products into the karting industry! Read the full article here: http://www.kartsportnews.com/c15/news_150915-7.html  

Chain Monkey at TKM Festival

This weekend will see the biggest event of the Formula TKM karting calendar held at the Kimbolton circuit in Cambridgeshire. Tru-Tension will be exhibiting the new Chain Monkey designed specifically for karts throughout the weekend which will include ongoing demonstrations. Drivers, mechanics and spectators alike are welcomed to come and see the product being revealed, [...]

Tru-Tension Sponsor TW Motorsport

Tru-Tension are proud to announce a new sponsorship partnership with TW Motorsport. The team predominantly focus on the Formula TKM, X30 and Cadet karting categories. The sponsorship will see all mechanics presented with a brand new Chain Monkey at the TKM Festival, new team wear and the Tru-Tension and Chain Monkey logos being added to [...]