Today (May 26, 2018) marks the fifth anniversary of your free and independent motorcycle news service, Motorbike Writer.
To those who have been with us from the start, thanks for your loyalty and patronage.
Motorbike Writer now has about 10,000 visitors a day to the website, more than 25,000 social media followers and some 3500+ subscribers to our free weekly newsletter.
That’s a big community of motorcycle riders and fans.
It certainly seems to carry weight with some of the authorities who we know monitor Motorbike Writer for issues that affect riders.
Wouldn’t it be nice if they paid a bit more attention to the needs of riders rather than monitoring the media!
Some of the biggest issues we have covered over the past five years have been lane filtering, helmet laws, speed zones and exhaust noise.
Together with support from Maurice Blackburn Lawyers we have also seen some riders cleared of incorrect fines from police who don’t have a proper grasp of the laws.
Number one issue
The number one issue among riders seems to be safety.
We have covered many issues about safety and provided an extensive number of articles providing advice from experts on how to ride and look after your motorcycle.
The top three articles in the past fives years have been:
- Top 10 tips for washing your motorcycle
- What are correct motorcycle tyre pressures?
- What are the lowest motorcycle seat heights?
To keep this news service operating, we obviously need support from the motorcycle industry and our readers.
We would like to thank those in the industry who do support us, although they are few. It seems some companies do not like our honest and “robust” reviews of motorcycles, motorcycling products and the industry in general.
That suits us fine and we won’t be watering down our views and reviews.
But the biggest thanks goes to our readers for their support of our online shop.
On our birthday, we are going for a long ride to celebrate.
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