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pass too close to a cyclist
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From today, motorists face an increased chance of receiving a £100 fine and points on their licence if they pass too close to a cyclist. The same protection isn’t being offered to motorcyclists. A new Government initiative has been introduced that will see more motorists, including motorcyclists, fined and in

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stolen motorcycle recovery
AdviceMotorbike security

The joy of finding your stolen bike has been found is soon tempered by discovering there can be hefty charges involved in getting it back. Here in Part 1, Marc Ryan gets to the bottom of a state-sanctioned mugging in recovered stolen bikes. In Part 2, he meets a group

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Motorcycle insurance monthly payments
AdviceInsurance advice

Motorcycle insurance monthly payments are more expensive than paying for the policy upfront – with one provider charging an APR rate of 73.8%. Most bikers are aware that it costs more to pay for your policy in instalments, but just how much more may not always be clear, especially when

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solicitor appointed by insurer
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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
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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 dash cam. 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

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