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TfL launches campaign to reduce bike accidents

MCN, 16 April 2014 16:49

Transport for London (TfL) has launched a new motorcycle safety initiative it hopes will reduce the number of motorcyclsits killed and injured in the capital by 40% by the year 2020. TfL has targeted six ways it believes will further reduce the number of motorcycle accidents on London's roads, having already reduced the number of riders killed each year by ...

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Thousands of BMWs need fuel fix

Andy Downes, 09 January 2014 16:16

BMW GB will be writing to a wide range of owners of thousands of BMW motorcycles to inform them of a fix to potential cracks in fuel pump flanges which can cause fuel leaks. BMW is anxious to point out this is not a matter for panic, there have been no safety issues related to this in the UK but ...

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Let your children ride for free

Andy Downes, 15 November 2013 12:12

If you have ever wanted to let you young children have a go at riding a motorcycle then a free trial at Motorcycle Live might be the perfect test for those aged between two and 12-years-old thanks to a trial with Kuberg electric bikes.To see what the bikes were like MCN was invited to a test day where an example ...

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More motorcycles could mean fewer casualties

Steve Hunt, 12 November 2013 16:49

According to a recent poll from the AA, 85% of drivers say that motorcyclists are 'hard to see'. The stats were presented by the current president of the AA, Edmund King, whilst addressing a motorcycling conference on 'Sharing The Roads' in London this week. Worringly the poll also found that 57% of all car drivers are 'often surprised' by a ...

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Harley-Davidson recall

Andy Davidson, 21 October 2013 15:20

Harley-Davidson is recalling nearly 30,000 motorcycles over a potential clutch fault. The recalls affect over 25,000 touring motorcycles and nearly 4,000 Softails and Trikes built between May 3 and October 14 2013. The Milwaukee firm state that motorcycles fitted with a hydraulic clutch system may “Pose a safety issue for riders and/or passengers. Some of these motorcycles may exhibit a ...

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Massive Suzuki GSX-R recall

Andy Downes, 18 October 2013 16:36

Every Suzuki GSX-R including the 600, 750 and 1000cc variants built since 2004 has been officially recalled for modifications to the front brake master cylinder. Suzuki has taken the decision to recall an as-yet-unknown number of bikes following a small number of reports of a ‘spongy’ front brake feel but so far there have been no reported incidences of failure ...

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Is cornering ABS the ultimate safety aid?

MCN, 08 October 2013 11:48

'Cornering ABS', which allows you to brake hard whilst leant over, is explained in this week's MCN. Is this the ultimate safety aid, or does it just encourage riders to take more risks? pollcomment

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MCN Awards 2013: Winners Revealed

MCN, 18 September 2013 11:12

It's been one of the hardest-fought years in motorcycling, with icons being born, and re-born, in equal measure. These are MCN's best of the best... MANUFACTURER OF THE YEARBMW MOTORRADBMW Motorrad is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year, and is riding high with benchmark-setting models and impressive global sales. This year has been defined by the launch of its first ...

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Road closed to bikes only near Ace Café

Andy Downes, 20 August 2013 11:21

A local council has banned just motorcycles using a road near the famous Ace Café in North London as part of a six-week trial following months of complaints about anti-social riding and racing on the road. Brent council has now banned motorcycles from Rainsford Road after a number of complaints about dangerous riding and large groups of bystanders. The ban ...

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New on-the-spot fines introduced

Andy Downes, 16 August 2013 11:40

Fixed penalties for careless or inconsiderate driving came into effect today with mobile phone use and middle lane hogging among a series of offences which will bring an increased fine of £100. Other offences covered in what has been described as the biggest shake-up in road policing in 40 years include tailgating, failing to give way at a junction, overtaking ...

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