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Wahid Ooi Abdullah

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Wahid's lust for motorcycles was spurred on by his late-Dad's love for his Lambretta on which he courted, married his mother, and took baby Wahid riding on it. He has since worked in the motorcycle and automotive industry for many years, before taking up riding courses and testing many, many motorcycles since becoming a motojournalist. Wahid likes to see things differently. What can you say about a guy who sees a road safety message in AC/DC's "Highway to Hell."

Getting Your Knee Down (The First Time)

The kneedown cornering technique is essential on the track. Done right, it provides confidence and safety. Remember to keep it natural and relaxed. It’s...

Body Positioning on a Sportbike – BikesRepublic.com Riding Tip

Body positioning on a motorcycle affects its handling. It also affects the rider’s comfort. Always remember to keep the arms and upper body...

10 GP Bikes That Were “Different”

MotoGP is where manufacturers develop new technologies and ideas. A few GP bikes were different, resulting from the development. Why is MotoGP so important,...

10 Steps to Be a Better Rider

We’ve published many riding tips previously. Here, we sum them up as 10 Steps to be a Better Rider. Keep these tips in...

Motorcycle Tyre Markings – What the Heck Do They Mean?

Here is a guide to motorcycle tyre markings. Knowing how to read the markings is important. Tyres affect not only your bike’s handling...

All You Want to Know About Coolant and Antifreeze

Liquid-cooled engines are common these days. Liquid-cooling needs coolant or antifreeze. Here we describe how the principles of the cooling system and how...

Why do Riders Still Crash Despite Traction Control, ABS?

Many modern motorcycles are equipped with electronic rider assist systems. These systems include ABS and traction control. But why do we still crash? The...

Going Too Fast Into A Corner – What Do You Do?

Going too fast into a corner happens to every biker. But you can get away with it. Practice these steps and you’ll come...

How Often Should I Replace my Brake Fluid?

Bikers usually talk about performance and aesthetic upgrades. But how many actually talk about brakes and brake maintenance? Today, we look at how...

Should I Replace My Rubber Brake Hoses to Braided Steel Lines?

The OEM rubber brakes hoses typically need to be replaced every four years. You can choose to replace them with braided steel lines. ...

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