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Dutch motorcyclist caught by speed camera skidding down the road

Liam Marsden, 30 April 2008 12:25

Motorists don't like getting caught speeding, but this may be a rather extreme way of getting off the charge. This Dutch motorcyclist was clocked at 137 kmh (85 mph) by a speed camera on the A28 at Staphorst, Holland - while sliding down the tarmac on his backside after falling off his Kawasaki ZRX1200. As if it was any consolation the 50 ...

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Video: Harley Davidson rider gets it wrong at Daytona Bike Week

Liam Marsden, 14 March 2008 12:38

Take a look at this Harley Davidson motorcyclist at Daytona Bike Week. The motorcyclist locked the throttle and attempted to balance on the pillion seat while the Harley Davidson was still moving. Maybe there's a reason stunt riders don't use Harley Davidson's...   

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Traffic police learn ballet

Steve Farrell, 04 March 2008 11:03

Bikers are to get traffic directions from cops using ballet moves. Police in the Romanian city of Timisoara are learning ballet in the hope the moves will help calm stressed out motorists stuck in traffic. Dorel Cojan, head of community police, said: “The aim is to develop an ability to regulate traffic and achieve elegance in their movements, which will ...

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Harley Davidson Christmas advert

Liam Marsden, 17 December 2007 16:51

Here is a preview of what Christmas could be like if Santa Claus was a fan of Harley Davidson motorcycles. Click here to view Harley Davidon's for sale  

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Motorcycle police get the Queen lost

Liam Marsden, 12 December 2007 12:23

Motorcycle police outriders got the queen lost in Milton Keynes. The outriders, who were leading the Queens cavalcade from Milton Keynes train station to thehub:mk got lost after taking a wrong turn on the two kilometre journey. The cavalcade then had to turn around to get back to the planned route and the queen arrived only a few minutes late. ...

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German biker highsides in the car park

Chris Newbigging, 15 November 2007 13:30

Here's a lesson in taking care on new tyres. This poor German rider has just picked up his brand new Suzuki GSX-R1000 K7, and has a friend on hand to video the special occasion. But before he's managed to get even 50 feet from the showroom door, the poor chap gets over enthusiastic with the throttle, and the slippery new ...

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Hampshire police ad reveals 'Low Flying Squad'

MCN News Desk, 29 October 2007 17:03

An eagle-eyed MCN reader has emailed this image of a new advert displayed on buses by Hampshire Police. Unfortunately the placing of the advert appears to have overlooked the position of the exhaust pipe.    

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Share your pictures and videos from MCN Live! at Butlins, October, 2007

Dan Thornton, 15 October 2007 12:38

Have you made it home from the MCN Live! event at Butlins in Skegness on October 12-15 2007 with pictures and videos from the weekend? Then why not share them with other MCN readers? Whether it's an unusual motorcycle you spotted, your mates in some interesting fancy dress, or you grabbed a picture with James Toseland, then we want to see ...

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Ducati 1098 versus Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera

MCN News Desk, 18 September 2007 10:42

This test by TV show Fifth Gear puts the £151,000 Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera up against a £11,250 Ducati 1098, ridden by British Superbikes Airwaves Ducati star Leon Haslam. The Ducati 1098 motorcycle goes up against the Lamborghini supercar in three challenges; slalom, braking, and a one-lap race. Take a look to see whether the extra £139,750 for the Lamborghini means ...

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Britain's oldest bikers

Andy Downes, 16 August 2007 12:30

Ten of Britain’s oldest bikers have been recruited by insurance company Bennetts to share some of their experience that totals 689 years and covered more than half-a-million miles between them. Bennetts conducted a nationwide search to find Britain’s oldest bikers to act as ‘special advisors’ to the firm. The four eldest found were ex-bike dealer Cyril McCaw Hopwood, 93, Sid ...

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