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Riders get to grips with new bike licence rules

Motorcycle licence laws changed for new bike riders in January 2013. HARRIET RIDLEY explains what the changes mean. THERE’S never been a better time to get on two wheels – and I’m talking about those that come with an engine. Rail fares are set to rise way above inflation again in the New Year, and […]

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Honda VFR1200F

Honda VFR1200F road test ‘gave me butterflies’

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Honda VFR1200F V4 Riding a this Honda VFR1200F made butterflies stir in the stomach of experienced biker SYD TAYLOR when he roadtested this bike in less than perfect conditions in Wales. RAIN was universal. A thick robe of it drifted in from the west and the December skies let slip […]

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Rockingham confirms it is to host the Thundersport GB Championship next year.

Rockingham to host Thundersport GB Championship

ROCKINGHAM will host a round of the UK’s second largest, and fastest growing, bike race series, Thundersport GB National Championships next year. Riders and fans will also be able to watch an awesome array of two-wheel machines in action, with everything from the super-fast GP1 class with bikes which can rival Superbike lap times right […]

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Honda Crosstourer road test, the bike pictured near the Discovery Centre, Cleethorpes.

Honda Crosstourer proves it’s a bike for all seasons

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Honda Crosstourer A surprising number of bikers ride all year round, so well wrapped up, DAVID HOOPER, joined some of them for a run up to the Yorkshire Moors on a chilly November Sunday to road test the Honda Crosstourer. AT this time of year, most of the bikes which […]

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To Binbrook and back on an electric Batribike

Fully charged and raring to go, DAVID HOOPER takes a battery-powered pedal cycle for a spin on the Lincolnshire Wolds. BRADLEY Wiggins may have just made history by winning the Tour de France in some style, but for most of us mere mortals, sipping champagne on the Champs Elysees will remain the stuff of dreams. […]

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Bikers on our roads again as lighter nights return

As Lincolnshire’s bikers return to the county’s roads in force, DAVID HOOPER offers a few tips on making sure your bike is ready for the summer, looks at some popular places to visit and suggests ways of improving your skills on two wheels. ALONG with hundreds of other bikers, I enjoyed my first ride out […]

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Avance kit made for pro riders, a wise choice for you!

WEISE® motorcycle clothing celebrates its Silver Jubilee this year and this British company, which is named after the German word for “wise”, continues to live up to its name with a collection of intelligent developments for riding kit. Quality branded components such as ISOTEX® waterproof liners, YKK® zippers and Thinsulate® insulation are used to ensure […]

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Visitors revving up for Motorcycle Live show at NEC

Visitors to the show will be able to plan their own biking adventures. VISITORS to Motorcycle Live 2011 will be able to zone in to their particular interests. If you like adventure biking, classic machines, custom models or riding off-roading, there will be displays and events to grab your interest. The Escape Zone sponsored by […]

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