Sue Denim
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Sue Denim

International woman of mystery, bike nut and in her words, 'If it's worth riding, babes, I'll ride it.' Well put.

Sue likes to keep a low profile as she has another day job...

Congestion Charge printed on the road
Advice

One of Sadiq Khan’s first acts as Mayor of London was to review the plans for London’s LEZ – the Low Emission Zone. As part of the plans, it’s being proposed that certain motorcycles could be charged for access to the Capital’s central areas. Some of the proposals are pretty

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biker Christmas toy run
Life on bikes

The bikers Christmas toy run is a cherished part of the motorcycling calendar. Find one and join in the fun! It’s that time of years when bikers don Santa outfits and take part in toy runs for charity. Some of them even deck their bikes out with tinsel, fairy lights and

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What does road tax pay for?
Advice

What does road tax pay for? If trucks damage the road more do they pay more? Why do people who rarely use the road pay the same as people who use them every day? And should all road users, including cyclists be made to pay it? Let’s put the classic

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5-litre V-twin powered bike
Life on bikes

The Prescott Bike Festival and Hill Climb returns for another Sunday of bike-related fun, including the famous Run the Hill, where you the ordinary punter can take part in a hill climb (pre-booking necessary). The festival features many highlights, including the award-winning Flying Millyard, a 5-litre V-Twin aero engine bolted

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Clean crash helmet
AdviceGear and kit

Care and maintenance tips for crash helmets Your skid lid is the second most precious thing in your life, after your bike, right? We’re kidding. Clearly your kids are more important than the thing that you spent hours choosing, even longer saving up for and ultimately may lead to saving

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Mopd motorcycle on maintenance course
Blog

OK, so it’s a scooter. But they all count. It’s a nice feeling when you are able to put something back into the biking community. So when a member of the Biker & Bike team heard about an unregistered scooter that, following a death in the family, wasn’t going to

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Three motorbikes, one with poor security
Motorbike security

If you want to defeat the motorbike thief sometimes you’ve got to think link one. There are three pretty desirable bikes in the picture above. The two adventure bikes next to each other are what drew my eye over the bay, as a friend has been considering both models and

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Crash helmet with visor wiper
Gear and kit

January 2017: This article has been updated. Please see the footnote. You have to hand it to Adam Aarons, the guy behind Rainpal, a visor-wiping and cleaning attachment that fits directly onto practically any full-face or flip-lid visor, when he invents a product he thinks of everything. Here’s just some

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Crash helmet lying in the road
AdviceGear and kit

How to check your motorcycle crash helmet for damage and understand how to store and look after it. You need a damaged helmet like you need, er, a hole in your head… If you’ve had an accident, even a minor one, check your motorcycle helmet for damage. The golden rule

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