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TMAX security features
Motorbike security

Thanks to advanced anti-theft features, Yamaha’s best selling maxi-scooter, the TMAX, should be associated less with bike thieves and more with being the best bike for defeating them. Yamaha’s TMAX has an unenviable reputation for being the motorcycle thieves’ bike of choice. When it isn’t being used to push a

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Ride to Work Week
Campaigns

The motorcycle industry body MCIA is encouraging bikers to persuade car driving friends to switch to bikes and #CommuteHappy during Ride to Work Week. The Motorcycle Industry Association (MCIA) has launched 2018’s Ride to Work Week with the hashtag #CommuteHappy to persuade more commuters to switch from four wheels to

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motorcycle theft cash reward
Life on bikes

Motorcycle Action Group is offering a reward of £10,000 for information that leads to the conviction of thieves who steal a member’s bike. Biker’s rights organisation the Motorcycle Action Group (MAG) is stepping up its fight against motorcycle crime by offering a reward scheme and easier ways to report and

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motorcycle thief
Life on bikes

Habitual motorcycle thief Nathan Bick has been jailed again, this time for attacking a police officer with a claw hammer. Nathan Bick, the motorcycle thief who taunted police on their own Facebook page, has received a prison sentence for attacking a police officer with a claw hammer. Bick, 19, of

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Motorsport insurance
Life on bikes

Professional and amateur motorsport in the UK could come to an end if proposed EU rules on compulsory insurance are not rejected. Track days, road racing, motocross and circuit races all face a premature end if proposed European Commission rules come in to force, warns the Motorcycle Industry Association (MCIA).

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Police Pursuit Consultation
Campaigns

The Home Office has launched a Police Pursuit Consultation with the public, asking for your view on six key areas that will affect how officers chase motorcycle riding criminals. The motorcycling community has until 13th August 2018 to affect how trained police officers are treated by legislation when they are

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Police pursuits consultation
Campaigns

The Home Office has launched a Police Pursuits Consultation to test proposals for new standards for police driving, that could lead to an end to ‘no chase’ policies. Under new proposals set out by the Home Office, highly trained police drivers could be treated differently from other motorists where the

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women only motorcycle events
Life on bikes

An increase in women taking up motorcycling has lead to a successful series of events for women only. We look at four events where sisters are doing it for themselves. There aren’t enough women bikers, but the good news is the numbers are growing. For those that do take up

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motorcycle charging
Life on bikes

A dramatic drop in passenger numbers means Transport for London needs to find new revenue streams, possibly explaining why they will be charging motorcycles as much as heavily polluting cars to use the Capital’s roads. Motorcyclists baffled by Sadiq Khan and Transport for London’s proposed £12.50 daily charge to use the

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Cloned motorbike
Buying & Selling

One of the risks of buying a second-hand bike, even from a dealer, is finding yourself with a cloned motorbike. It’s well known that many stolen motorbikes, or at least their more expensive parts, are exported to Eastern Europe. Nobody really knows the actual amount of bikes that leave the

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