Helen Meeds

Helen is Sportsbikeshop's resident graphic designer, and one of our newest recruits to motorcycling. After a year on a Honda CBF125 she passed Direct Access in August 2021 and has since jumped from a Yamaha MT-07 to a 2023 Honda CB750 Hornet. In her relatively short spell of riding, she's covered more than 10,000 road miles, including tours of Wales and Scotland, and even started dabbling in trail riding.

  1. Kriega Rollpack 20 tailbag review featured image
    22 Dec 2023

    Kriega Rollpack 20 tailbag review

    Kriega's Rollpack offers a simple solution for riders craving a high-quality tailbag

  2. Quad Lock Weatherproof Wireless Charging Head review featured image
    27 Sep 2023

    Quad Lock Weatherproof Wireless Charging Head review

    This charging solution for your phone that removes the need to plug it in - and makes it easier to attach it to the bike

  3. Klim Altitude Ladies Gore-Tex jacket review featured image
    19 Sep 2023

    Klim Altitude Ladies Gore-Tex jacket review

    Laminated kit for women isn't common - could Klim's Altitude survive an eight-day Scotland tour?

  4. Rev'it Descent H2O boots review featured image
    15 Sep 2023

    Rev'it Descent H2O boots review

    These boots look like they're made for walking, but how do they hold up for riding?

  5. Oxford Q4S Quick Release Tankbag review featured image
    25 Jul 2023

    Oxford Q4S Quick Release Tankbag review

    Oxford's Q4S tankbag is classy, compact and contemporary, but is it competent?

  6. Givi EA115 rolltop holdall review featured image
    24 Aug 2022

    Givi EA115 rolltop holdall review

    Simple doesn’t always mean basic. This waterproof rolltop holdall definitely held up to expectations

  7. DXR Patok GT Spring gloves review featured image
    2 Aug 2022

    DXR Patok GT Spring gloves review

    DXR’s short gloves are designed for warm days - and our tester wore them in temperatures touching 40 degrees. Hot enough?

  8. Kriega R22 backpack review featured image
    30 Aug 2022

    Kriega R22 backpack review

    After much deliberation over the right rucksack to go for, our reviewer chose one of Kriega's newest bags