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BTCC racer Andrew Jordan picks up his new MG3.

MG’s BTCC new race star Andrew Jordan picks up his car

MG’s new race star, Andrew Jordan, laid down the gauntlet when he visited the iconic Longbridge factory to mark the three month countdown to the start of the new season. Looking lean and mean, the ultra-quick driver who became the youngest ever champion in the history of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship when […]

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Motorcycle sales soar - MCIA

Motorcycle sales increase by 10% in 2014, says MCIA

MOTORCYCLE registrations for 2014 were up 10% compared to 2013, with an increase every single month throughout the year. Scooter, motorcycle and  moped registrations totalled 101,277 during 2014, compared to 91,908 the year before, with 48,000 of these registrations  being for smaller commuter-sized machines. The figures, which are collated by the Motorcycle Industry Association (MCIA), […]

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Vango Stelvio 200 tent packed up on Suzuki V-Strom Touring bike

Vango Stelvio 200 tent is perfect for touring on a motorcycle

TOURING on a motorcycle raises a fairly unique set of challenges – especially, if like me, you’re not very good at travelling light!
With only three boxes and a back seat however, it does tend to focus your mind on what is actually essential for a long weekend away, and the Suzuki luggage set on my V-Strom is surprisingly capacious if you pack carefully and use every last bit of space.

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Multistrada

Ducati tempts riders to the open road

IT’S that time of the year when bikers dust off their machines and make them spick and span for the better weather. The lure of the open road, gliding round bends on country roads and eating up the miles in our fabulous countryside is beckoning. And for many, touring on a Ducati would be a […]

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Bikers urged to make this year memorable

Have a blast with your bike and take it on tour. HARRIET RIDLEY urges two-wheeled fans to head for the hills. WITH the New Year come those resolutions that we hardly ever stick to – but why not make the resolution such a blast that you can’t get enough of it – like doing something […]

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Icy conditions “snow” trouble for 5-Series

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: BMW 5 SERIES TOURING With -9 on the thermometer and heavy snow to contend with, Motoring Journalist DAVID HOOPER, editor of wheelworldreviews.co.uk, says a rear-wheel drive car was not at the top of his wish list, but BMW’s latest 5 Series coped surprisingly well in the adverse conditions. The new […]

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Multistrada proving popular

Ducati’s Multistrada has erupted onto the bike scene. DUCATI’S new Multistrada 1200 has been enjoying a favourable reception from interested bike fans during its tour of Ducati dealerships drawing crowds wherever it goes – and perhaps more importantly, plenty of orders. The pre-production Multistrada 1200 Touring version was recently on display at the London Motorcycle […]

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