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Guest contributors make a valuable contribution to Biker & Bike by adding their knowledge, passion and experiences to our mix of advice, rides and just about anything that can improve the biker's lot.

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Life on bikes

After a terrible crash at the height of his career, International speedway champion Terry Betts turned his back on the sport, going so far as to dismantle his bikes to stop him racing. Now, he’s rebuilt the bikes that helped him win world finals. Terry Betts isn’t your typical 74-year-old

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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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AdviceBuying & Selling

Getting the best price for your motorbike involves putting some effort into the way you sell it. You obviously want to get the best price possible, but what factors affect how much somebody is willing to pay for it and how much it’s worth? Alan Charnock from MotorbikeTrader.co.uk lays out the

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Scooter racer
Life on bikes

Former scooter racing champion Peter Hockley has restored his favourite scooter – after it was sitting in his garage for 40 years. A former scooter track champion may have had his favourite scooter stored in his garage for the last 40 years – but he knew he’d have it back

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Indian motorcycle and sidecar during world war one
Life on bikes

Indian Motorcycles were reborn a few years ago, but we came across a story from their very earliest first years, when their participation in the war effort very nearly led to the company’s demise. This year marks 100 years since the U.S. declared it was entering the First World War.

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Royal Enfield Crusader
Life on bikes

There’s always a motorcycle we wish we’d never sold. Luckily Chris Cobbold has managed to hang on to his, a Royal Enfield Crusader, for 58 years so far. With the average span of a motorcycle lasting between 12-15 years, stories like Chris Cobbold’s Royal Enfield 250cc Crusader Sports motorbike are

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History of Scooters
Life on bikes

We take a look at the history of scooters, from its early designs to its impact on popular culture. Despite owning a modest reputation, the scooter’s past is an illustrious one, shaped by the political and economic landscape of WW1 and WW2. Its more recent incarnations have been credited with

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Bike-jacked
Life on bikes

This is the extraordinary story of a biker who endured the horror of a bike-jacking but refused to be beaten. She helped capture a bike thief but afterwards had to live with the fear of being attacked again. We spotted her riding her solution, the Rainbow Warrior, at a recent

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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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Charley Boorman and his new book, Long Way Back
Life on bikes

Motorcycling TV star Charley Boorman’s world crashed around him when a motorcycle accident in 2016 led to not just the shattering of his leg but potentially the loss of his career. Long Way Back tells the story of his recovery, along the way recounting his friendship with Ewan McGregor, his motorcycles

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