Joe Bacon
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Joe Bacon

Joe started riding five years ago after getting the bug many years before, riding pillion on his dad's BMW on a trip through the Pyrenees. Since passing his test he is now well and truly hooked and has done as much riding as he can; European trips, commuting, off-roading, advanced riding, track days and now leads rides for a London based club.

His bike history started with a 125cc Honda Varedero which gave way to a Kawasaki Z750s once he passed his test. This was replaced by a Yamaha MT07 in 2015. A Triumph Sprint ST was bought as a second bike but after not getting on with this he traded in both for a 2013 BMW R1200 GS, probably being one of the youngest owners, at 33, given the normal stereotype of owners! Currently, he rides a 2016 Street Triple RS.

Is Rukka worth it?
Advice

Rukka has a reputation for excellent quality, but the heady pricing can be too much for many people. Is the

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Life on bikesReviews

If you aren’t ready for a full-on track day, the Hopp Better Riding Day offers circuit-based training that will give

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Review motorcycle earplugs
AdviceGear and kitReviews

Earplugs are critical for protecting your hearing when riding above 50 miles per hour. Joe Bacon looks at the options,

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