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ULEZ exemption motorbikes
Advice

There is a loophole in the ULEZ regulations that will allow some pre-Euro 3 motorcycles to qualify for exemption from charging. Here’s how to do it. The introduction of the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) in London generally means non-Euro 3 motorcycles face a daily charge of £12.50 to ride

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Life on bikes

News that the police will use ramming and other radical stop tactics has been met with almost universal approval from bikers and ordinary members of the public. But not a certain MP… As news spread on Friday that the Met Police was now allowing specialist ’Skorpion’ drivers to literally ram

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Police drivers
Campaigns

For the second time, the Emergency Response Drivers (Protections) Bill has failed to get a second reading to become law, meaning police drivers using new ramming tactics can still face prosecution. The Emergency Response Drivers (Protections) Bill has for the second time this year failed to make its way through

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moped criminals rammed
Life on bikes

The Met Police releases a series of dramatic videos showing officers ramming moped-riding criminals from their stolen bikes, a new tactic that has helped see a 38% reduction in moped theft. London’s Metropolitan Police has released video footage showing they are using tactical stop – blocking manoeuvres, including ramming – to

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Romano Fenati
Life on bikes

According to motogp.com, disgraced Moto2 rider Romano Fenati is set to return to racing with a seat at the Marinelli Snipers Team – the same team that sacked him after he pulled on the brake of a competitor during a championship race. If the rumours are true, Fenati will ride

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motorcycle insurance renewal premiums
AdviceCampaigns

A new probe by the insurance industry regulator will lead to the practice of unfairly increased motorcycle insurance renewal premiums coming to an end. The UK motor insurance industry has been put on notice by its regulator to expect a clamp down on firms who treat motorists, including bikers, unfairly

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Life on bikes

A new logo for the Isle of Man TT website has confused fans and not exactly received a warm welcome. Within hours of unveiling a new logo on the Isle of Man TT website yesterday, social media did a collective WTF? Thinking that the new logo was replacing the iconic

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Suzuki Katana 2019
Life on bikes

The bike many of us have been begging Suzuki to make is definitely going to happen, the GSX-S1000-based Suzuki Katana 2019. To date, Suzuki has resolutely refused to join the retro bandwagon, but the long wait for them to join BMW, Ducati, Triumph, Yamaha, Kawasaki and even Honda on the

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Life on bikes

Japanese websites are convinced a relaunch of the Suzuki Katana is on its way, based on the classic 80’s design and powered by a GSX-R1000 engine. Last year’s unveiling of a GSX-S1000F-based Suzuki Katana concept at the EICMA show in Milan set the motorcycle industry alight – were Suzuki finally

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motorcycle theft
Life on bikesMotorbike security

Boris Luzija’s dream bike was stolen in front of his eyes, used in acid attack robberies and then stolen again after it had been recovered. It is a tale of motorcycle theft that is a warning for the motorcycle community and the industries that are supposed to serve it. A

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