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victim of a bike theft
Life on bikes

The victim of a bike theft who saw the bike on Gumtree was told by police, “Leave it. Just pay the excess and get a new one.” Paul Jaurigue approached Biker & Bike with his story after his bike was stolen from outside his home in Hammersmith, London, and he

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Bike Jacking attempt
Advice

Following a spate of five acid attacks on moped riders, most of them late-night food delivery riders, we have the following urgent advice to prevent life-changing injuries. On 13th July 2017 a criminal moped team attacked five bikers across North East London, in the space of 90 minutes. They stole

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BikeLife Halloween prison rideout
Life on bikes

One of the first concerted efforts by police to clamp down on the #BikeLife movement has seen 13 men given prison sentences of up to two years each. The men, all aged between 22 and 29, we’re part of a 100-strong ride of bikes and quads through busy Leeds streets

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Alleged motorbike thief attacked by vigilantes
Life on bikes

A video has surfaced of an alleged motorbike thief being attacked by vigilantes. The incident, which happened around 1am on Saturday 8th July, is believed to involve members of the courier community in London. It’s the second time such an attack has been filmed and shared on social media in

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Police pursuits of motorcycles
Campaigns

Even if official Home Office and Police policy on pursuits of motorcycle criminals changes, there remains a problem that will still see many officers reluctant to chase riders driving dangerously. We take a look at what it’s going to take to change that. Two things kill off a police pursuit

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Allow police pursuits of motorcycle criminals
Campaigns

If the so called police ‘no chase’ restrictions on pursuits of criminals on motorcycles are lifted, as may happen, don’t expect there to be a reduction in bike theft anytime soon. It will still be illegal for a police officer to pursue a dangerous driver using the same driving tactics as the

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Moped criminals
Campaigns

In a major five-part series we look at how the police are currently hampered by their own guidelines and also focus on a piece of legislation that, until it is changed, will continue to hamper efforts to stop the bike crime epidemic, even if the guidance is changed.  A lot of

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Bikelife past police
Campaigns

There has been an explosion in motorcycle related crime in the UK. It’s well known that much of the cause is down to Home Office and Police policy that, in attempting to protect the public, in effect offers almost immunity from pursuits for motorcycle-riding criminals.  We explain what’s behind that

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Stolen motorbike epidemic
Life on bikes

In five parts we tell the story of the current motorcycle crime epidemic, discuss the solutions, and call for your help in overcoming the single biggest obstacle to solving the problem: Police policy against pursuits of motorbike criminals. The motorcycle community faces its biggest challenge ever – the motorcycle crime

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Motorbike thieves
Life on bikes

Convicted motorbike thieves Alamin, Khalid and Shalim Kazi have been told by a judge that if they lead an “extravagant lifestyle” they could be ordered to pay for with fines worth over £64,000. The three brothers, from Plender Street in Camden, London, were part of a gang that stole up

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