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advanced motorcycle training
Advice

Advanced motorcycle training now comes in many forms, from formal, highly structured courses to a more bespoke approach. We take a look at one-to-one training with an advanced riding instructor. You never stop learning when you ride a motorcycle, no matter how experienced you are. There are so many variables,

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burn calories riding a motorcycle
Life on bikes

Not only do you burn calories riding a motorcycle, but each ride can also give the majority of your muscles a workout. Proof, if any more were needed, that you are much better off going for a ride than wasting an hour down the gym. If you have ever spent

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stinger use against motorcycles
Campaigns

The maker of a tyre deflation device used by UK police forces considers stinger use against motorcycles to represent ‘deadly force’. Federal Signal, the US makers of the Stinger tyre deflation device used by many police forces to disable speeding or dangerous vehicles, claim the use of their product against

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Empty Cycle Superhighway
Campaigns

Empty cycle superhighways should be used by motorcycles during off-peak hours to increase rider’s safety, according to a member of the committee overseeing transport planning in the first UK city to implement cycle superhighways. A member of the London Assembly, which provides oversight on the policies and strategies of the

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motorcycle safety
Life on bikes

The body responsible for scrutinising the activities of the Mayor of London has released a damning report accusing the Mayor and Transport for London of not taking motorcycle safety seriously. The London Assembly, responsible for overseeing the Mayor of London’s activities, has released a deeply critical report on Transport for

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Police pursuit policy
Campaigns

Moves to see a change in police pursuit regulations have been dealt a blow after Parliament cancels the second reading of a bill aiming to change the laws on dangerous driving. A vital stage of getting police pursuit rules changed has been postponed. A second reading of the Emergency Response

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Ducati Soho Square attempted robbery
Life on bikes

Two men involved in the theft of motorcycles and street muggings of expensive jewellery have received sentences totalling over 15 years. Two bike thieves caught on video attempting to steal a £40,000 Ducati motorbike from London’s Soho Square have received prison sentences of more than 15 years. Thomas McDermott, 24,

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private motorcycles out of London
Campaigns

Despite pre-election promises to the contrary, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and his Deputy Mayor for Transport have confirmed only motorbikes used for business are welcome under their proposed Transport Strategy. As Biker & Bike revealed when the Mayor of London’s Draft Transport Strategy was published, Sadiq Khan and Transport

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Women bikers
Life on bikes

International Women’s Day is a great excuse to highlight some of our favourite articles on and by women bikers over the past year. There aren’t enough women bikers. We won’t go into some of the obvious reasons why here, although we did cover many of them in our ‘Babes on

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Trade war threatens motorcycle industry
Blog

Trade bodies representing motorcycle manufacturers have warned that a trade war around steel and aluminium imports to the US could have a huge impact on motorcycling companies on both sides of the Atlantic. The European Association of Motorcycle Manufacturers (ACEM), has issued a statement saying it is ‘deeply concerned’ about

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