Security & theft

  • Do I need to lock my bike up?

    01 March 2012 by MCN

    Do I need to lock my bike up?

    Q. My FJR and the wife’s Thundercat are parked on our drive. There’s little crime in our rural area, but we do have them locked up using two locks and chains. However, reading through the insurance...

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  • Insurance: take the necessary precautions

    24 September 2010 by Chris Dabbs

    Insurance: take the necessary precautions

    You may think that if you have had an accident and it’s not your fault, that you can claim for all the injuries and damage you have suffered.   However, there is a legal principle that the...

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  • Motorcycle insurance: Don't drink and ride

    09 July 2010 by Chris Dabbs

    Motorcycle insurance: Don't drink and ride

    Thank goodness drinking and driving is socially and morally unacceptable these days, but there are still people out there who have one more than they should and think they’ll be careful to keep out of...

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  • Badly surfaced work car parks

    04 June 2010 by MCN

    Badly surfaced work car parks

    Riding to work is a great way to beat the traffic, especially if you have got a works car park to leave your bike in safely. But what do you do if the car park is in a shocking state with potholes and...

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  • Can you insure your bike at a relative's low-risk address?

    10 December 2009 by Chris Dabbs

    These days with families moving around the country for work etc, we've probably all got relatives living in lower risk areas so there's a temptation to nominate that address as the primary address for your bike insurance as an insurance company will set the premium on where the bike is primarily kept, which is usually your home address. Save cash on motorcycle insurance with MCN Compare But even...

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