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clean air zones
Campaigns

The Government has lost a court action that could lead to a speeding-up of plans to tackle air pollution. London’s proposals to clean up its air – that include charging motorcycles older than June 2007 £12.50 to enter the majority of the city – could be rolled out sooner than

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Moped criminal
Life on bikes

A moped criminal operating in one of London’s worst-hit areas for motorcycle related crime has been sentenced to seven years in prison. Harry Wright, 21 of Canonbury Road, London, N1 was sentenced at Wood Green Crown Court on Tuesday, 20th February, to seven years imprisonment for three theft offences, possession of

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Bennetts Advanced Training
Advice

Bennetts Insurance and California Superbike School are once again teaming up to offer Bennetts Advanced Training days for novice and experienced riders. No matter your level of riding experience there is always something new to learn and 70% of bikers surveyed* by insurance provider Bennetts said they would take up

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Moped basher
Life on bikes

London’s Metropolitan Police and BMW have collaborated to produce a bike ‘designed to bash moped offenders off the streets.’ Revealed on the Metropolitan Police stand at the MCN London Motorcycle Show, the bike, an adapted BMW F700GS, has been built to a non-standard specification to allow officers to tactically pursue

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Bike thieves accused of setting fire to classic motorbike
Life on bikes

Bristol bike thieves accused of setting fire to a classic Triumph have potentially sparked a vigilante manhunt from the biking community, in a case that could possibly have been avoided. A notorious Bristol-based gang of motorcycle thieves who allegedly set fire to a vintage motorcycle have found themselves in hot

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motorcycle theft
Life on bikes

European motorcycle theft statistics show many countries have a worse problem with bike theft than the UK. Except for the Dutch, who potentially offer a solution. In the UK we might think we have a significant problem with the theft of motorcycles, but other countries have it just as bad,

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Motorcycle Rider Profiles
Bantz

So it’s true, HOG really does stand for Heavyweight Old Geezers! Advertisement

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ULEZ proposals
Campaigns

ULEZ proposals to charge motorcyclists to use roads within the London inner ring road will see bikers charged £12.50 to ride in the Capital. If you don’t live or never travel through London, this legislation still applies to you. 28 other local authorities are looking at introducing Clean Air Zones*

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Free tickets to the London Motorcycle show
Life on bikes

Win two tickets to the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show 2018 with Biker & Bike. We’re giving away two free tickets, valid for one of the three days of the show which runs from the 16th to the 18th of February, 2018 at the Excel London. To win, simply

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moped gangs
Life on bikes

Figures from one of the UK’s worst-affected boroughs for moped-enabled crime reveal criminals are unlikely to be involved in a police pursuit. A Freedom of Information request has found that only 15% of driver requests for a police pursuit were authorised in the London Borough of Islington in 2017, despite

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