Car and motorcycle maintenance – suggestions…

As I am now fairly old er um let’s say experienced with owning and looking after cars and bikes, I thought that a few hints could be useful. Instead of reading you can listen to this post above on Spotify!!! Many years ago in the UK I worked with a lovely guy called Jack andContinue reading “Car and motorcycle maintenance – suggestions…”

Honda v Yamaha naked 1000s…

It has always been said that Honda make very civilised road bikes, of course you can remove the lights and ride on the track whereas Yamaha make race bikes and of course you can fit some lights and ride on the road. And to an extent that is still true today, 30 or 40 yearsContinue reading “Honda v Yamaha naked 1000s…”

Motorcycle riding, safely

Listen all, motorcycles are in my humble opinion and experience the most fun you can have dressed, but also very difficult to master cos they often don’t behave as we think they should. The secret to riding a bike is basically not a secret, you simply need to concentrate and use your brain as wellContinue reading “Motorcycle riding, safely”

Some important new activities soon to be ready…..

Ok so its about time to change up a gear or two. We have recently made two VERY significant purchases so Service is getting ready to sprint. Here we go with a quick description of what we will very soon be offering: Carbon engine clean device. From Epoch in South Korea. Arrived at last!!! TheContinue reading “Some important new activities soon to be ready…..”

Some bits and pieces for sale…just a few thousand!

I work part time for a lovely bloke called Luigi Cioffi, at Auto Cioffi Ravello. He is a vehicle bodywork genius, he has been repairing cars and vans for the last 50 years and for the last 45 years in his amazing premises at Pontone near Ravello, which was previously a paper manufacturing factory. ThisContinue reading “Some bits and pieces for sale…just a few thousand!”

A trip from Amalfi to the Midlands (UK) and back, by Vito van…

Well, the fiendish plan was to take my beloved 2015 Yamaha TMax scooter plus my sweet 2013 Honda CB500 back to the UK and to collect my brand new Yamaha TMax 530DX which was waiting for me at Alf England (www.alfengland.co.uk). Yamaha have just launched the TMax 560 so many dealers were caught with stockContinue reading “A trip from Amalfi to the Midlands (UK) and back, by Vito van…”

Some basic tips about motorbike riding, from an old survivor…

I bought my first bike, a Honda C100 4-stroke, at 14 and then broke my collarbone at 15 when I managed to lose the front end and fly over the handlebars in a local field. Since then I have had a range of motorbikes and experiences including track riding as well as racing and IContinue reading “Some basic tips about motorbike riding, from an old survivor…”

And will I visit the National Motorcycle Museum AGAIN?? Sure, I could even live there…

I have never seen such a wonderful museum, have a look here. They have more than 1000 British bikes and at least 800 are on display at any one time, the others are then maintained and every bike they have is a runner! No other museum I have ever visited offers so much. The bikesContinue reading “And will I visit the National Motorcycle Museum AGAIN?? Sure, I could even live there…”

The (fast) ride home…

Well I collected my beautiful new Yamaha MT10SP last week in the Midlands from Alf England and I then rode her home to Amalfi. You need a day to ride through France and then another to cover Italy, on a bike you MUST take yer time and allow for weather, tiredness, traffic and all ofContinue reading “The (fast) ride home…”