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solicitor appointed by insurer
Advice

Many motorcyclists can feel underrepresented by a solicitor appointed by their insurer after an accident. But do you have to accept the solicitor named by your insurance company? Over the years, many people who have been involved in a crash have been told that they have to use the solicitors

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AdviceBuying & Selling

Getting the best price for your motorbike involves putting some effort into the way you sell it. You obviously want to get the best price possible, but what factors affect how much somebody is willing to pay for it and how much it’s worth? Alan Charnock from MotorbikeTrader.co.uk lays out the

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Advanced riding training
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Advanced riding training is something insurers are very keen on, for understandable reasons. Most offer discounts if you have some form of recognised training and Bennetts go one step further, offering their customers opportunities to train with California Superbike School to hone their control skills. A well-trained rider is less

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advanced motorcycle training
Advice

Advanced motorcycle training now comes in many forms, from formal, highly structured courses to a more bespoke approach. We take a look at one-to-one training with an advanced riding instructor. You never stop learning when you ride a motorcycle, no matter how experienced you are. There are so many variables,

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adventure bikes
AdviceLife on bikes

Marc argues that adventure bikes might just be the answer to Britain’s deteriorating and increasingly embellished road surfaces. He recommends we all invest in an Urban Stealth Tactical Assault Bike. U-STAB, for short. In 1985 me and my mate Tarquin rode up a country lane and noticed a stile that

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can police seize your dashcam
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A lot of forums and chat pages carry misinformation on whether police can seize your dashcam. We take a look at what the law says. Biker & Bike’s Facebook Page recently featured a video of a biker allegedly recording themselves travelling at over 100mph on country roads. Over two million

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Bennetts Advanced Training
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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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How many times have you ridden past a speed camera van and felt like sticking two fingers up as you pass? The next time you do, keep those fingers gripping the ‘bars, as the camera operator inside is firmly within his rights to issue you with a £100 fine –

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Congestion Charge printed on the road
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Pre Euro 3 motorcycles will have to pay to use central London roads from April 2019, with a wider area also becoming chargeable in 2021. This article was first prduced in December 2017 and updated in February and May 2018. One of Sadiq Khan’s first acts as Mayor of London

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Police Pursuit rules
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UK MP’s have heard the First Reading of a proposed change to the Road Traffic Act that could lead to changes to police pursuit rules. The Conservative MP Sir Henry Bellingham has presented a Bill, the Emergency Response Drivers (Protections) Bill, that seeks to change current laws that lead to

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