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Text alert system hinders thief%X92s attempts to steal motorcycle

Andrew Aldridge fitted the Datatool text alert system to his Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle to add security as he had no option but to park his Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle outside his house. Although when Andrew Aldridge, from the West Midlands, fitted the device, it%X92s hardly likely he wanted the system to be used so soon. Last year, Aldridge had sat down to watch TV when he...

  • Created 05 September 2007 12:51 by Phil Dean
  • Last comment 7 years ago ago by Katana Paul
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Anonymous

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Sold Secure theft resistance claims for motorcycle locks under Trading Standards scrutiny

Security locks for motorcycles are to be tested by Trading Standards to see whether they're really as tough as accreditation from testing house Sold Secure suggests.   Sold Secure approval is used by the insurance industry to judge whether a lock or chain is worthy of a discount. There are three different standards - bronze, silver or gold - each specifying...

BenPurvis

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Ohlins buys back business from Yamaha

Suspension firm founder Keith Ohlin has bought back the majority shareholding in the suspension firm he founded, 20 years after Yamaha took control of his firm.Back in 1987 Yamaha bought a majority stake in Ohlins, but now is founder has regained a 95 percent shareholding in the Swedish company. See the full press release from Ohlins below. %XD6hlins Racing AB comes...

Anonymous

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Cheap motorcycle helmets can kill

Motorcycle riders are being killed because of shoddy European motorcycle helmet testing standards, as revealed by an industry expert in MCN, September 13, 2006. See what happened when we put a random selection of the cheapest ECE lids though a tougher test called the Snell test, which is the basis for standards everywhere in the world except Europe - and every...

  • Created 22 November 2007 10:48 by System
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BenPurvis

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Motorcycle News sparks new helmet safety policy

Following Motorcycle New%X92s pressure for a new motorcycle helmet safety rating system, similar to the crash testing for new cars, the Government has officially announced it plans to implement just such a scheme. Road Safety Minister Jim Fitzpatrick announced the scheme %X96 called SHARP, or Safety Helmet Assessment and Rating Programme %X96 today. Watch as we test cheap motorcycle helmets on video   Just...

  • Created 22 November 2007 09:47 by BenPurvis
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SarahC

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Download your Bennetts Babes 2008 Calendar

Bennetts has launched its brand new babes screensaver calendar for 2008 featuring some of the beauties from the British Superbike Championship grid girls. Click here to watch the girls on their photoshoot This year's babes features many of those seen at the British Superbike rounds who have now become calendar girls for next year. The babes can be downloaded on to your desktop for the next...

  • Created 15 November 2007 16:11 by SarahC
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Anonymous

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Take a look at the 2008 Bering summer range

Bering and many other manufacturers will be appearing at the Paris Show this weekend and MCN will be bringing you the latest news and pictures from the show. On Friday, September 28, 2007 you will be able to take a look at the 2008 Bering summer range, keep checking www.motorcyclenews.com/products for more updates as they come.

  • Created 26 September 2007 15:05 by Nicola Fox
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battleaxe1973

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Riding Solo to the top of the World

Cubicle dwellers who also love motorcycles are often enchanted by the idea of motorcycle travel. We fantasize about setting off on that really long journey, riding off into the sunset someday. We watch, again and again, our favourite bits in the Long Way Round series and promise ourselves we%X92ll do something similar, someday. And then the weekend ends, and it%X92s...

Radianburner

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so stealthy ya cant get him

My purchase of stealth discs:::::the saga Hi to all in the forum Like old Tommy cooper used to say "I wanna tell you a story"  my son who has cystic fibrosus finally got well enough to maybey have the summer on the back of my bike a dream come true for him as he may not be with us by next year due to his problems i kitted him out  helmet gloves etc and took him out one of my front discs started to warp! as soon as i could save the money (yes im poor)i sent off to Stealth ...

admin

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No space for a garage?

If you need somewhere secure to park your bike but you don't have space for a garage, it's worth checking out the new range of Securimax units. The steel motorcycle security and storage units are equipped with tough, resilient anti-drill and anit-pick locks, can be secured to concrete, and come with an integral wheel clamp and trolley function to make it...

  • Created 07 August 2007 09:05 by
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