Life on bikes

women only motorcycle events
Life on bikes

An increase in women taking up motorcycling has lead to a successful series of events for women only. We look at four events where sisters are doing it for themselves. There aren’t enough women bikers, but the good news is the numbers are growing. For those that do take up

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motorcycle charging
Life on bikes

A dramatic drop in passenger numbers means Transport for London needs to find new revenue streams, possibly explaining why they will be charging motorcycles as much as heavily polluting cars to use the Capital’s roads. Motorcyclists baffled by Sadiq Khan and Transport for London’s proposed £12.50 daily charge to use the

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Hastings May Day Run
Life on bikes

The organisers of the Bike 1066 Hastings May Day Run are warning the police will be using a ‘heavy road safety presence’ during the event. More than 40,000 bikes are due to attend this Monday’s Bike 1066 event in Hastings, but the organisers have put out a warning saying the

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Harley-Davidson adventure rider
Life on bikes

Richie Finney is best known for grooming busy beards with his Captain Fawcett products, but he’s also getting a reputation for his exploits on a motorcycle, especially Harley-Davidsons. Richie Finney’s adventures have taken him to countless countries and across the world. If it has two wheels and an engine Finney

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Biker's bucket list

Costa Blanca Loop
Biker's Bucket List

With nearly 140km of tight bends, magnificent mountain scenery and a world-class motorcycle museum, the round route between Pego and El Castell de Guadalest is one of the world’s best biking experiences. Welcome to a biking nirvana, the Costa Blanca Loop. In the end, I lost count of the number

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Sturgis Motorcycle rally
Biker's Bucket List

For Harley and other cruiser owners, the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is probably the greatest motorcycling event on the planet. Its Midwest location makes ’Sturgis’ a great destination for a long-distance trip in the US. Californian Harley owner Chris Ward takes us through his bucket list trip of a lifetime. Held

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