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Disgraceful Derbyshire road

gary brough, 05 April 2007 08:04

I have seen your pothole voting story and had to let others know about the junction of Carr Lane to Northern Common in Dronfield Woodhouse, Derbyshire. It is an absolute disgrace and it is only a matter of time before someone comes a cropper at this junction due to its terrible state of repair.

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My Triumph spoke problems

Anonymous, 03 April 2007 17:09

There's been a lot written about this problem with Triumph Bonneville spokes breaking - here is my experience. I bought a new T100 Bonneville from Ongar MC's in Jan 2005. Last Spring I noticed that a spoke had broken on the rear wheel. Took it to dealer in York - A1 Moto - who said they would contact Triumph for ...

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Vote for your worst road in the UK

Tom rayner, 03 April 2007 13:00

MCN’s inbox has been swamped with pictures of your tatty tarmac – now we want you to choose the worst and MCN will repair it. Take a look at these examples of appalling asphalt and vote for your winner. We'll then arrange for the winner to be fixed with the new bike-friendly road repair system we trialed recently. Click here to ...

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MCN repairs potholes

Tom Rayner, 22 March 2007 09:24

MCN spent a day repairing potholes using a revolutionary new technique that is quicker, cheaper and lasts longer than conventional methods. Unlike the traditional pothole repairs in which hot tar is dropped into a pothole, flattened with a jack hammer and sealed with the slippery over banding this new technique, developed by a company called ASI, is much safer for ...

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Video: Police crackdown

MCN, 23 February 2007 11:24

MCN Senior Reporter Steve Farrell spent the day with Police in a massive clampdown on uninsured drivers. He joined force with police as they seized eight cars in a four hour operation on a single stretch of road in Haringey, North London. Watch his exclusive behind the scenes report below and read the full article in the February 21 edition ...

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Camera boss admits flaw

Steve Farrell, 07 February 2007 10:59

A speed camera boss has finally admitted his equipment is capable of getting speeds wrong if guidelines are not strictly followed. The boss of the firm which makes laser detectors used in speed camera vans was cornered into admitting how a handheld version of the device, called an LTI 20.20 Ultralyte, can give incorrect reading.This came to light during a court ...

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MCN Needs Your Help

MCN, 06 February 2007 10:15

MCN is conducting an investigation into what happens to your bike immediately after a crash. We want to know your experiences of what happens to your bike if you’re injured and have to be carted off to hospital.Have the police made sure it is secure? Have you had to fork out cash to make sure it was taken back home?Do you think ...

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Ebay scam

MCN, 04 February 2007 10:38

An MCN reader has asked us to warn people of a scam which is being used on eBay.Below is his story:I tried to buy a trike advertised on eBay but it suddenly disappeared totally off their site . I contacted them three times asking if it was genuine and asking where it had gone and they told me it's showing in ...

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Pro-bike petrol stations

MCN, 31 January 2007 10:33

Here's a list of all the petrol stations that have been praised and recommended by MCN readers for not requiring the removal of crash helmets, or in some way helping stranded motorcyclists etc.If you have a petrol station to recommend, email it to mcn.online@emap.com. Last updated: January 22, 2007.Pro-bike petrol stations.Tesco's Petrol Station in Carrickfergus Shell Wallace Service Station, Main ...

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Anti-bike petrol stations

MCN, 31 January 2007 09:58

Here is a list of all the petrol stations that have refused to serve MCN readers, unless they removed their helmets.The highest proportion of the complaints we have received have been about the Tescos chain, but it isn't the only offender. If you want to name and shame a petrol station, email mcn.online@emap.com.And if you know of of pro-bike filling ...

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