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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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This garage has been identified as a target for bike thieves
Motorbike security

Biker’s garages are being targetted by thieves who look out for markers left by spotters. Pawel Charytonowicz, from London, had his R1 stolen from a lock-up. When he was fitting new locks a few days later his daughter pointed out to him that there was a chalk ‘x’ marked next to

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Discounted Shoei Helmet
Gear and kit

If you’ve haven’t been to one of the big motorcycle shows like the NEC or London events, here’s the worst-kept secret in biking: Show-only deals are the best way to save money on expensive gear, like helmets, leathers and waterproofs. Cheaper even than online. The London February show is arguably

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MCN Show
Gear and kit

Pay attention at the back. It’s that time of year when, if you have actually bothered to read some of the great advice we give away, you’ll know now you are able to get a better deal on gear than at practically any other time of year. Better than even

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Crashed HP4
Campaigns

The HP4 in the picture was stolen. Not before the crash, but just after it. What you are looking at is not the result of an octane-fuelled police chase (they don’t happen much anymore, remember…). And it’s not due to over-enthusiastic riding. The picture was taken by the owner of

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Packed for motorcycle journey
Campaigns

Biker & Bike’s newest contributor, motorcycle adventure author Kevin Turner, is donating his royalties from his Hapless Biker series to Shropshire and Staffordshire Blood Bikes (SSBB), his local group of life-saving riders. Every copy of Bonjour! Is This Italy? and From Crystal Palace to Red Square sold between 1 November

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Racer at the Goodwood Festival of Speed
Life on bikes

We’ve burnt the midnight oil, flogged the keyboard and sometimes gone without our dinner to bring you a whole year of UK motorcycle events fun on a single page: 2017’s motorcycling calendar. Go to the calendar We’ve included everything we can find and we’ll be adding to it as we come

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Used motorcycle for sale
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 Avoid getting ripped off when you

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