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Colombres Rally Spain
Life on bikes

Each year in mid-October the small sleepy village of Colombres, located just a short ride from the Picos de Europa, awakes to the rumbling exhausts of classic motorbikes. Ollie Rooke

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Triumph Factory Tour
Life on bikes

The Triumph Factory Tour and Triumph Visitor Experience bring to life the story of modern-day company and give you an insight into just how global the quintessentially British brand has

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adventure bikes under £5,000
Life on bikesReviews

The surge in adventure bike sales over the past few years has produced a very happy byproduct – the availability of adventure bikes under £5,000. We take a look at

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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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ULEZ motorcycle checker chaos
CampaignsLife on bikes

In a five-minute telephone call recorded by a Biker & Bike reader, Transport for London proves it has failed to set up a properly functioning system for dealing with low-polluting

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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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Fuel prices rising
CampaignsLife on bikes

Research reveals that at a time when wholesale costs are going down prices and profits at the pump have leapt up. The FairFuelUK campaign has released figures showing that forecourt

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Test ride Zero DSR
Life on bikesThe Future

In the second part of his journal of riding through the seasons, Spring is in the air and that air is pretty filthy with exhaust fumes. So Parker takes a

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Scottish Six Day Trials legends Dougie Lampkin and Sammy Millar meet
Life on bikes

Had they been from the same generation Sammy Miller and Dougie Lampkin would have been fierce rivals. But when they recently met they discovered a lot in common, especially a

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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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