May 2 2014.

Look out for the May 2014 edition of Motorcycle Trader, landing from today.

This month Trader visits world renowned engineering company Ricardo and interviews Paul Etheridge, the firm’s head of motorcycle engineering, and we find out how British lubricants manufacturer Rock Oil has thrived through tough times. In part two of its motorcycle tyres product round-up, Trader highlights Avon, Mitas, Pirelli and Sava.

Elsewhere in the magazine, the News pages kick off with an update from Get On, the New Products section is bursting with details of the latest goods and gadgets for rider and machine, Sean Kerr talks of why Chinese motorcycle manufacturers love a good show, Sticky takes a look back to the nineties, Mark Williams contemplates taking on a bike project, Stevie Muir outlines the MCIA’s Off-Road Experience plans and in his Next Generation column, Williams welcomes safety initiatives.

Business Journal provides an overview of what can be classified as an allowable business expense and covers the Scottish independence debate and the 2014 Events Calendar; Business News, The Trader Directory; Trade Mart and Registration Statistics round-off the trade-only publication.

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