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Monimoto motorcycle tracker
AdviceGear and kitMotorbike security

News of a special offer for Monimoto motorcycle tracker buyers comes as we review the wire-free system after nine months’ use. We’ve had a Monimoto Motorcycle Tracker on test for

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older motorcycles can pass the ULEZ test
AdviceCampaignsLife on bikes

A Yamaha RD350 that was first registered in April 1985 has gained ULEZ exemption, thanks to its incredibly low NOx. It proves older motorcycles can easily meet ULEZ emissions requirements.

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motorcycle emissions test
AdviceCampaigns

Many older, pre-Euro 3 bikes can avoid the daily £12.50 ULEZ charge by taking an emissions test for motorcycles. Here are the details.    It’s a little-known fact that many

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List ULEZ exempt motorcycles
AdviceCampaignsLife on bikes

The table below is a list of the pre-Euro 3 (2007) motorcycles that we know have gained an exemption from the London ULEZ charge. Transport for London’s ULEZ scheme exempts

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Is Rukka worth it?
Advice

Rukka has a reputation for excellent quality, but the heady pricing can be too much for many people. Is the extra cost worth it and, if it is, why? There

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Monimoto motorcycle tracker
AdviceGear and kitMotorbike security

A fitted motorcycle tracker isn’t always the best option for many motorcycle owners, so a standalone unit with its own power source is an excellent alternative. We test Monimoto’s Smart

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motorcycle trip planning
AdviceLife on bikes

If you’ve never considered repatriation cover in your travel and breakdown insurance read how Ollie Rooke had an off in Latvia that left him with a broken ankle and the

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Planning motorcycle overtakes
Advice

Planning motorcycle overtakes comes naturally to Gregg McLeod, a former Commando who uses his military training to apply a strategy to every single manoeuvre. Jump to his military approach to

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Motorcycle accident
AdviceLife on bikes

Spring is a time when many bikers can’t wait to jump on the bike and blast away hibernation’s cobwebs. But a wise old bear offers a note of caution: don’t

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What to do if your motorbike is stolen
AdviceInsurance advice

If you need to know what to do when your motorbike is stolen follow this simple step-by-step guide. 1. DO NOT call your insurance company just yet 2. Check the

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