Being an English motorcyclist is really an international affair. If I'm riding to work, I'm a Brit on a Japanese motorbike, wearing Italian leathers, gloves and boots with an American helmet. However, if I'm on the track or just riding for fun, I'm a Brit on an Italian Bike, wearing American leathers and gloves, Italian boots and using a Japanese helmet.
My name is Matt Brown and I'm a UK journalist formerly based in London, but now calling the South of England home. I've been riding bikes since 2007, but got hooked straight away. Nothing gives me the feeling of freedom, even when stuck in a city. In 2010 I became a RoSPA gold rider, but when it comes down to it, I'm Just a normal man, riding his bikes as often as he can.