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Dodgy MoTs and eBay

Nathan Steele, 24 June 2010 14:52

I've been bike mad for twenty odd years and always worked on my own bikes. I've been buying cheaper, older bikes and giving them full rebuilds. Generally when I've got them to a high standard I get bored, sell them and find a new project. I've bought five bikes through eBay in recent years. All of them have faults that ...

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Buyers outside of the UK

Anonymous, 17 August 2009 19:15

I have recently been emailed about my bike from a potential 'French' buyer, it appears that all of the delays in the emails back and forth I must say on his part, have been bogus. I have been waiting for the 'bankers draft' for 2 weeks and he has fooled me into believing his intentions to be genuine. I suppose ...

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Cautioned in my company car park

Anonymous, 01 July 2009 16:52

I live in greater manchester. Recently, while going to work in Eccles I was cautioned in my company car park. My crime, I had filtered past a line of parked cars on my left and standing traffic on my right. The police here are anti-bike and see us bikers as an easy target, the police car couldn't catch up to me ...

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What's the punishment for killing a biker?

eatcs01, 14 May 2009 11:07

What would you expect the punishment to be for causing "Death by careless driving"? Well, as long as you "only" kill a biker, then you may be surprised. "Killick, 25, was disqualified from driving for 12 months and given a 12-month community order during which he will have to complete 150 hours of unpaid work." So if you want to ...

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Bus Lane Scam?

Dr.Dub, 19 June 2008 11:15

Is this legal? Last month I received a PCN regarding a possible bus lane infringement. I asked to see a copy of their evidence. I received a series of stills taken a few seconds apart that show a bike, filmed from the front so no number plate is shown, moving into a bus lane to overtake a lorry that was ...

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Failing to stop for the police

Anonymous, 16 February 2008 18:11

I was caught doing 50mph in a 30mph zone by policeman who claims he was stood at the side of the road and tried to pull me over. I did not see him and now I am being summoned to court for speeding and failing to stop. Can anybody give me advice and tell me the max penalty I can get. My speed was recorded by a ...

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MCN speeding advice helped me

alford, 20 April 2007 17:13

In June of last year (2006) I received a notice of intended prosecution for speeding (89mph in a 70mph limit). After reading MCN advice, and forwarding the suggested letter and heeding the advice given, I received a further letter threatening to prosecute me for failing to give requested details (name and address etc.) On MCN's advice I forwarded copies of ...

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How I beat speed ticket

sharon mitchell, 09 March 2007 20:39

Who says you need a legal mind to beat the system? I did it with a determined one! OK... order of things April. Speed camera clocks my car doing 37mph April... receive NIP April.. sent letter to Lancashire police, can I see pic please? May... letter from Lancashire police.. NO! May.. letter with unsigned NIP sent to police May.. letter ...

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