The Complete Guide to Motorbike Insurance
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by Nick
3M ago
Whether you’re a seasoned rider or gearing up for your first adventure on two wheels, understanding the ins and outs of motorbike insurance is essential. It not only provides financial protection in the event of an accident but also covers a variety of other potential costs. Safety, savings, and peace of mind – it’s all in the details, and we’re here to guide you through every twist and turn of the motorbike insurance landscape. Understanding Motorbike Insurance Coverage When it comes to hitting the open road, having the right insurance coverage is paramount. Motorbike insurance provides cove ..read more
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What to Look for in a Second-Hand E-Bike
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by Nick
5M ago
Electronic bikes, or E-Bikes, are a way to get more pedal out of your standard bicycle. They feature electrically assisted pedals, enabling greater speeds for the already versatile vehicle type. For commuting, exploration, and general cycling, this makes them an attractive choice. At Tru-Tension, we provide e-bike maintenance tools and advice to help your second-hand e-bike feel better than new. In this article we’ll go over what makes a second-hand e-bike a good choice, how to make sure you’re getting a good deal, and methods to polish up your bike when you get it. Get a head start with our ..read more
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What is a Pitted Brake Disc and How to Fix It
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by Nick
5M ago
When it comes it motorcycle maintenance, you should try and identify any potential issues as quickly as possible. This is especially the case for the brakes as the last thing you want when you’re travelling at speed is brake failure. Although there are worse things that can happen to your bikes, you should be aware of any damage to your brakes and mitigate any risk if you ride your motorcycle frequently. In this blog post, we’ll explain what a pitted brake disc is and how to approach repairing your motorcycle. What is a Pitted Brake Disc? A pitted brake disc is when your brake discs develop s ..read more
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The Ultimate Guide to Motorcycle Tyres
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by Nick
5M ago
You are riding all the time – come rain or storm, on gravel or asphalt, and through every season? Eventually, your tyres will give out in one way or another. By staying up to date on information, maintenance, and inspection, you’ll be able to handle anything that comes your way. In this ultimate guide to motorcycle tyres provides a comprehensive overview on everything you need to know. In this article, we’ll discuss how to read tyre information, how to inspect your tyres, maintaining tyre pressure for different road conditions, and many more tips and tricks for motorcycle tyre care and mainte ..read more
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Top 5 Tips for Riding at Night
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by Nick
9M ago
Riding at night can be an exhilarating experience as you cruise through the darkness. A vibrant city or a silent forest creates a calming backdrop adding to your sense of freedom as you ride. But safety and visibility become ever more important when the sun sets. That’s why Tru Tension are sharing our top five tips for riding at night. We’re a trusted companion for electric motorcycle enthusiasts that deliver top-notch maintenance tools and equipment every time, with backing from renowned investor Touker Suleyman from Dragons Den. In this article, we’ll address making yourself seen, prep ..read more
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How to Store an E-Bike
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by Nick
1y ago
With winter right around the corner, many of you might be wondering how best to store your electric bike long term. Storing your e-bike properly is important – but not difficult. And in today’s post, our team at Tru-Tension are here to break down everything you need to know about storing your e-bike so that you can get the best out of it. Why Efficient E-Bike Storage is So Important Unlike regular bikes, e-bikes have various electrical components to assist with propulsion, which, if exposed to the elements, could become permanently damaged. Naturally, these are all sealed and therefore it is ..read more
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How to Tighten Your Motocycle Chain
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by Nick
1y ago
Tightening your bike chain. Some love the task, some loath the task — but nevertheless, it’s a task that has to be done, and one that makes all the difference. Regular checking, adjusting, and tightening of the chain is essential for making sure you’re keeping it in tip-top condition, optimising riding performance, increasing its longevity, and ensuring an all-around smooth ride. How can you tell if your motorcycle chain needs tightening? It’s a question asked more times than you would think! Well, some of the tell-tale signs include: A chain that is hanging low A tugging feeling The chain d ..read more
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How to Clean an Electric Scooter
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by Nick
1y ago
For many their E-Scooter is their pride and joy. The key to ensuring the longevity of the performance and appearance of your scooter your will want to make sure that you are maintaining it regularly. Without it, grime and dirt will accumulate, causing gradual wear and damage to crucial mechanisms. In other words, the power of your engine or the quality of the other components on your scooter are irrelevant without a thorough, routine clean. That’s where we come in. In this article, our grime busting experts at Tru-Tension detail the best methods to clean your electric scooter and provide a s ..read more
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The Ultimate Motorcycle Touring Checklist
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by Nick
1y ago
So, you’re going on a motorcycle tour and want to know what to pack. Don’t worry, Tru-Tension has you covered! Taking the time to prepare effectively will allow you to focus on enjoying your trip whilst you’re on it. That’s why today, our team have put together the Ultimate Motorcycle Touring Checklist! Tank Bag When it comes to storage, tank bags are a brilliant place to start. While the bulk of your stuff will be packed away at the rear of your bike (in tail bags, saddlebags, trunks, and other such luggage containers), the tank bag sits right in front of you, strapped to the top of your gas ..read more
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6 Top Tips for Maintaining an Electric Bike
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by Nick
2y ago
Any experienced cyclist will tell you that the key to keeping a bike in top form is through regular cleaning and servicing. While an electric bike and a regular bike have similar components, you may be wondering whether the same level of maintenance is required for both. When dirt and mud combine with grease and water, they can form a paste that sets in the mechanisms of your bike, meaning that regardless of the power of your battery, the same issues that affect the performance of a regular bike will also cause gradual wear on your e-bike. In this article we will be sharing our 6 top tips for ..read more
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