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Life on bikes

Biker & Bike’s Editor takes to the road with an IAM RoadSmart Observer under their free Observed Ride offer. As it turns out, this was a good thing to do. I’ll be honest, deep down, I thought I’m a better road rider than I actually am. I can guarantee the

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Derbyshire Police Operation Road Safe
Life on bikes

A new road safety social media campaign aimed at bikers has quickly degenerated into a slanging match between Derbyshire Constabulary and riders angry at being targeted with ‘easy fines’. Many bikers pointed out they had been pulled over without cause, especially in the Matlock area and that, instead of targeting

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5-litre V-twin powered bike
Life on bikes

The Prescott Bike Festival and Hill Climb returns for another Sunday of bike-related fun, including the famous Run the Hill, where you the ordinary punter can take part in a hill climb (pre-booking necessary). The festival features many highlights, including the award-winning Flying Millyard, a 5-litre V-Twin aero engine bolted

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Evo Triangle route in North Wales
Life on bikes

North Wales police have relaunched their now annual ‘Operation Darwin’ and are targeting bikers on a number of popular high-speed roads, including the EVO Triangle, between Easter and Autumn. Although the campaign is labelled a safety campaign, on the North Wales police’s website they make it clear that catching bikes

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Biker's bucket list

Nurburgring Race Track
Biker's Bucket List

When the sun shines at the Nürburgring, it is as though the Great Speed God himself has returned to bless those brave or stupid enough to worship at this, his most resplendent of temples. It is a joyful place, like some other Eden; an earthly paradise, teeming with motorcycles and

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Applecross road Scotland
Biker's Bucket List

In the second and final part of his epic ride around some of the UK’s, no the world’s, greatest biking roads, Jock McJock takes us around the northern shores of his home country. After the previous day took in lochs aplenty and the legendary A87 to Skye, Jock heads along

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