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Days left to save Peak District’s best trail riding route

Steve Farrell, 20 June 2013 15:56

Motorcyclists have until June 28 to object to plans to ban motorised vehicles from the best green lane in the Peak District. The Peak District National Park Authority is proposing a permanent traffic ban on Chapel Gate, a two-mile route through moorland from near Chapel En Le Frith towards Edale, Derbyshire. A spokesman for the Trail Riders Fellowship said: “Chapel ...

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£100 fines for speeding and driving on the phone

Steve Farrell, 05 June 2013 12:59

Fines for speeding and using a hand-held mobile phone while driving will rise from £60 to £100 under Government plans. Drivers who hog the middle motorway lane or tailgate also face £100 fines with the introduction of a new fixed penalty for careless driving. Transport minister Stephen Hammond said: "Careless drivers are a menace and their negligence puts innocent people's ...

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Nominate the best place to live!

Steve Farrell, 24 April 2013 16:23

MCN wants your nominations for the best place in the UK for motorcyclists to live. We'll use your answers in a forthcoming feature. We're interested in places with access to great roads, bike meetings, events, tracks and races. We want to hear about cities, towns or villages but not entire counties or regions. It could be somewhere famous for a ...

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A2 licence holders wanted

Steve Farrell, 18 January 2013 12:20

MCN is looking for holders of the new ‘A2’ motorcycle licence, created under rules coming into force on Saturday. The new category, which carries a 47bhp limit, is part of sweeping changes to the motorcycle licence regime. All new riders under 24 will have to get an A2 licence and spend time restricted to 47bhp before taking another test for ...

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DSA releases list of ‘A2’ bikes

Steve Farrell, 11 January 2013 16:30

The DSA has released a list of machines officially recognised as suitable for the new ‘A2’ motorcycle test. From January 19, all new riders under 24 will have to spend time restricted to 47bhp with an A2 motorcycle licence before graduating to unrestricted machines. The new rules are explained in a DSA video below. The DSA stressed that its list of ...

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Saucy ads for scooter kit

Steve Farrell, 21 December 2012 10:24

Scooter aprons get women so hot they need to take off all their clothes. That appears to be the suggestion of a series of viral ads from Italian bike accessories firm Tucano Urbano. In the first, a man lays his scooter apron across the bed before his partners gets in, and its unbearable warmth compels her to strip to her ...

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SORNing bikes for winter could void insurance

Steve Farrell, 02 November 2012 15:42

Motorcyclists storing their bike for winter could be unwittingly invalidating their insurance if they declare it off road to the DVLA. MCN reader Alan Charlton, 64, was told his underwriter would no longer insure his Kawasaki ZZR1400 after he completed a Statutory Off-Road Notification. To be covered against theft, the broker said he needed ‘laid-up’ insurance from another underwriter. Charlton, from Harrogate, ...

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Original 1902 motorcycle for sale, several careful owners

Steve Farrell, 29 October 2012 15:33

A 110-year-old motorcycle is to be auctioned in original unrestored condition. The 1902 Rambler Model B from Colonel Albert Pope's American Cycle Manufacturing Company will be offered at the Bonhams Las Vegas Motorcycle Sale in January. It’s original down to the paintwork, and owes its condition to decades as an exhibit at the Indian Motorcycle Museum in Massachusetts. It’s worth ...

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Motorcyclist caught speeding at 152mph

Steve Farrell, 29 October 2012 14:38

A motorcyclist caught speeding at 152mph has been found guilty of dangerous driving. Stephen Tull, 37, admitted more than doubling the 70mph speed limit on the A27 in Binsted, Sussex, on October 16 last year. He also admitted riding with no MoT. Tull, from Liphook, Hampshire, was banned from driving for 12 months by magistrates in Worthing today. He was ordered to ...

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Banned for 103mph wheelie past camera van

Steve Farrell, 20 September 2012 13:22

A motorcyclist was banned from the roads for 12 months for wheelying past a speed camera van at 103mph. Lukasz Wisniewski, 26, of Leeds, did the stunt on a Honda Fireblade on the A63 near Selby on June 20. He was already doing 93mph when he began the wheelie. He was ordered to take an extended driving test and given a community order ...

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