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SelectaDNA Motorbike security marking kits to be won
Blog

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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Biker vigilantes forming against bike thieves
Blog

London’s motorcycle crime situation has reached boiling point, with biker vigilantes being openly recruited to form a response to the criminal gangs terrorising the Capital’s motorcyclists. A leaflet posted on the noticeboard of the Ace Cafe biker’s haunt in North West London put a call out for anyone interested in

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Motorbike thief breaking into garage
Motorbike security

Professional bike thieves are fitting GPS tracking devices to high-end bikes parking regularly in the same location. A recent post on social media has highlighted the use of tracking devices to discover the home location of the bike’s owner. On the Kent Ducati Owners Club GB Facebook group, a member

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The Fixed Penalty charge for minor offences continues to be £100
Advice

A lot of headlines about new speeding fines have centred around new fines of up to £2,500. But very few people will face this as a fine as it only applies to the most serious of the new bands, Band C. And, crucially, it only applies to cases that are

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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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Free IAM riding session
Campaigns

The Institute of Advanced Motoring is offering riders the chance to try a free session with an IAM RoadSmart qualified Observer. The offer is designed to give anyone with a full licence an opportunity to have their riding assessed and receive tips on how to develop their riding ability. You’ll get 90 minutes

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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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Motorbike security

We know lugging a 15kg chain isn’t practical when you are on the move. So what else can you protect your bike with, especially when commuting, when time and storage issues mean you need to keep things light?* Our motorbike security advice article helps explode, literally, any myths and guide you

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Motorbike device mount
Advice

A lot of ballyhoo has rightly been made about using ‘hand-held’ devices on the road. What a lot of people don’t realise is that rules also apply to mounted devices such as sat navs and even mounted cameras like Go-Pros. New guidelines introduced in March 2017 have doubled the penalties

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Motorcycle changing hands
Buying & Selling

This advice is part of our ‘Seller’s Pack’; a series of tools to help you get the quickest sale, a fair deal, minimum comeback and maximum peace-of-mind when you are selling your motorbike. The other tools in the pack are: The bike seller’s checklist 10 tips for selling your bike

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