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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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upgrades for a Honda Monkey
Life on bikes

Jock is starting to come to terms with the eye-watering amount of money he’s spent on upgrades for a Honda Monkey. Sort of. There’s an elephant in my garage the

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motorcycle touring in Norway
Biker's Bucket ListLife on bikes

Dramatic scenery, winding mountainous roads and near perfect tarmac, Norway really is a mecca for bikers looking to push themselves past the (relative) comfort of being closer to home on

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organise a charity ride
Life on bikes

If you like the idea of setting up a charity bike ride, take some encouragement from someone who has been there and done it. Bikers are well known for getting

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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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Honda Monkey Bike
Life on bikes

Feeling the chill in his ageing bones, Jock substitutes riding his Monkey Bike for writing a list of the bits he can fit to his Monkey Bike. What a fun

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ULEZ legal challenge
CampaignsLife on bikes

Transport for London may be charging compliant motorcycles £12.50 a day to ride in central London, even though they meet emissions standards. London’s new ULEZ, which came in to force

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