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most types of riding and I have never been asked to remove it when making any type of purchase, mind you as soon as I arrive at the garage pumps or any establishment I am visiting I always open the front so that the security cameras can see my face. My current helmet has a ratchet closing mechanism which I believe is going to become the industry’s standard type. I like and prefer it to the D-ring and the ‘snap closed’ (like a seat belt) types. I am very impressed with my new Givi – its quality, comfort, and quietness, and it also feels lighter and at £184 is very good value. I only paid £50 as I was able to take advantage of a clearance price at the recent Great N/W Motorcycle Show in Blackpool’s Winter Gardens because I only take a small
54cm size (a schoolboy size which may explain why my wife sometimes says to me: ‘Grow up’! future reviews. There are some incredibly light helmets out now, so the differences are tangible.
I’m an avid reader of the motorcycle press and had read some tests on Honda’s 500
Rebel. Recently I entered the local Honda dealer here and saw one. I thought what a stunning looking bike and promptly did a deal, part exchanging my MT-07.
I have three other bikes: a Guzzi Bobber, Harley 883 and Triumph Bobber and can honestly say the Honda beats all of them. It has typical Honda build quality, is a great ride and looks amazing. It also has a lovely light feel to it and great handling. In conclusion, to anyone considering a new bike, I can thoroughly recommend this machine.
Okay, the name is a bit naff but the bike itself is brilliant.
Just a quick rant: Why do prices rise astronomically whenever the word motorcycle is incorporated into the price?
I am looking for replacement pannier liners for my old GIVI 36-litre boxes. Nearly £50 for a glorified sports bag. Really?
Non-genuine items are about £40 a pair, which is what I use at the moment, but these are wearing out and need to be
Carbon helmets have been a game changer in reducing weight.
Fizzy advert from way back when.