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sell motorbike
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Jock waves goodbye to a bike that last year he was all over. Seeing his new ride is a bit of a goer, we can see why. It’s not you, it’s me. I’ve used that phrase more times than I care to remember. Often it’s just bullshit you say to

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stingers on motorcycles
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The Southend Shakedown was brought to a standstill this weekend when Essex police deployed a stinger device against motorcyclists. Reports surfaced of a small number of motorcyclists riding dangerously in some parts of Southend during the iconic Shakedown ride to the seaside town. Videos on social media showed an officer

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Inside Britain's Moped Gangs
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The recent BBC documentary ‘Inside Britain’s Moped Gangs’ followed a group of motorcycle thieves and caused controversy among bikers. But many people may have missed the point of the programme. Biker & Bike started after I watched a video of a gang of young men on scooters stealing a motorcycle

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Trade war threatens motorcycle industry
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Trade bodies representing motorcycle manufacturers have warned that a trade war around steel and aluminium imports to the US could have a huge impact on motorcycling companies on both sides of the Atlantic. The European Association of Motorcycle Manufacturers (ACEM), has issued a statement saying it is ‘deeply concerned’ about

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Cyclists vs Bikers
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I recently pulled up behind a Ducati waiting behind a traffic light’s forward box. Moments later a cyclist slid through to the left but, instead of stopping in the box specially designed for him, he pulled up alongside the Monster 600 and started shouting furiously at the biker. As the

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Ducati sale
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Workers representatives on the board of Volkswagen, the ultimate owners of the Ducati brand, have effectively stopped the proposed sale of the Italian brand. Reuters have reported that workers leaders, with significant voting rights in Volkswagen’s complex ownership structure, have stopped Ducati’s sale by the parent company. “The employee representatives

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Biker and Bike advertising
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Yes, it’s true, we’ve had to start running ads… This has happened way sooner than we expected because, frankly, we’ve been way more popular than we thought we might be at this early stage. That has led to quite a few costs for running the site. So we have no

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SelectaDNA Motorbike security marking kits to be won
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We’re giving away two SelectaDNA Forensic Marking Kits for Motorbikes, one for you and or a friend, or if you are lucky enough to have two bikes, one for each bike! Each kit contains: 1 x membership card 1 x 8ml bottle of unique SelectaDNA (with microdots) 1 x blue

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If you have failed your motorcycle test previously or simply can’t be bothered with all the worry of failing, here are our sure-fire ways to guarantee you’ll pass your test. Get someone else to do it Pretty much the best way to not fail your test is to get someone

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Speeding biker
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In the past few days the biking interwebs have gone into meltdown over the four-month sentence and five-year ban handed to Scot Barry Gray for speeding at 149mph. Make no mistake, that was a dumb move. But a four-month prison sentence? Not even suspended? When known motorcycle thieves get handed

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