Norm Deplume
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Norm Deplume

Norm! Big bloke on a big bike.

Loves an adventure, takes no prisoners, takes no drugs (anymore).

He likes to keep things mysterious, mainly because he already has another job and his employer might not approve...

Nick Sanders Tierra del Fuego
Life on bikes

Nick Sanders once broke the record for travelling around the world on a motorbike: 31 days, 20 hours, on a

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Suzuki GSXR Gixxer High Heels
Life on bikes

It’s not for us to say what you lot should be wearing on your bikes, but the phrase, ‘showing us

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Hi-Viz Motorcycle Gear
Advice

So many people wear hi-viz clothing now your best option isn’t necessarily to don a yellow vest. We look at

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How long would bike thieves last with tougher policing
Life on bikes

Swarms of moped riding criminals are taking the mickey out of the police. It’s time to get tough and for

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Badly locked scooter
Motorbike security

We dunno… Maybe it’s the fact the chain has been hitched to the bike through the front wheel, which can

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Polite hi-viz vest
Life on bikes

Reports are coming in that the unfathomable explosion in bikers wearing hi-viz ‘POLITE’ vests is being caused by the wearers

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Naked motorcycle
Life on bikes

A great little ad from the Aussies, except the ‘ew’ bit when you realise there’s only one place to keep

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Stories

If you have failed your motorcycle test previously or simply can’t be bothered with all the worry of failing, here

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