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Bike News (Jan - Dec 2010)

  • Bikers ‘hound’ camera car from London

    24 September 2010 by Steve Farrell

    Bikers ‘hound’ camera car from London

    Film posted on YouTube purports to shows a CCTV car being hounded out of London by bikers. The Smart car, which has a camera mounted on the roof and a symbols on the side which are usually used to...

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  • Fines for parking at ‘wrong angle’

    24 September 2010 by Steve Farrell

    Fines for parking at ‘wrong angle’

    Motorcyclists are being fined £50 for failing to park at a perfect right-angle with the kerb. Bikes can be parked for free in roadside pay-and-display spaces in Torbay, but only if both wheels are on...

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  • Campers robbed at Triumph Live

    24 September 2010 by Dan Aspel

    Campers robbed at Triumph Live

    Campers at last weekend’s Triumph Live event at Mallory Park were hit by a spate of thefts, with Leicestershire police receiving reports of 15 separate incidents.   A police spokesman said:...

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  • Motrax KwikCam in action

    24 September 2010 by Marc Abbott

    Motrax KwikCam in action

    Motrax's new KwikCam digital video camera can record up to two hours of footage, is compatible with PC and Mac, and for £59.99 does a pretty good job, as you can see from this video.   

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  • Fantasy Road Race finale

    24 September 2010 by MCN

    Fantasy Road Race finale

    THE 2010 road racing season is reaching an exciting climax and those last-minute decisions could be the difference between elation and ecstasy or disaster and despair.  Go to:...

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  • Get MCN for just £1 an issue

    24 September 2010 by MCN

    Get MCN for just £1 an issue

    Did you know that if you subscribe to MCN you'll save up to £52 a year? Subscribe today and get 13 issues of MCN delivered to your door for just £13 - just £1 an issue. Subscribe now Every week MCN...

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  • 54-year-old race action now on DVD!

    24 September 2010 by Marc Abbott

    54-year-old race action now on DVD!

    Duke Video have just released ‘Motor Cycle Sport 1956’, and it’s packed with rare action footage from the motocross, trials and road racing championships of more than five decades ago.  The DVD...

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  • Bluetooth-ready Vespa helmet

    24 September 2010 by Marc Abbott

    Bluetooth-ready Vespa helmet

    Vespa's updated Copter helmet is now available in bronze/white to match the firm's latest GTS125 and 250cc scooters, and is also ready to accept the new IDIPHONE Bluetooth communication system. ...

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  • Win Oulton Park BSB tickets with Worx

    24 September 2010 by MCN

    Win Oulton Park BSB tickets with Worx

    Worx Professional power-tools is giving away 1,000 tickets to cheer on title contender Tommy Hill and the Worx Crescent Suzuki team at the final round of the British Superbike Championship at Oulton...

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  • Kawasaki GTR1400 panniers: A problem!

    24 September 2010 by Carl Moody

    Owners of the Kawasaki GTR1400 be warned - there is a design flaw regarding the panniers. Whilst surfing the internet by pure chance I came across an article in ZX forums regarding the removal of the side cases without the key. Also a video link accompanied the article showing how its done. I sent the video link (http://yfrog.com/9ggtr1400z)to my Kawasaki dealer. He at first disbelieved what...

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  • Lovely Jubbly

    23 September 2010 by Lee Hebditch

    Lovely Jubbly

    On holiday with my family in Protarus, Cyprus outside Del Boy's Bar

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  • Red Torpedo's half-price sale!

    23 September 2010 by Marc Abbott

    Red Torpedo's half-price sale!

    Cool biking label Red Torpedo is having a 50% off sale on its website. The firm's comfy undies are £6 a pop, and many T-shirts are now just £10, long-sleeved tops are just £11 or £12. You can even...

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  • New voice-operated satnav has no screen!

    23 September 2010 by Marc Abbott

    New voice-operated satnav has no screen!

    The Kapten Rider is a new voice-driven motorcycle satnav. The makers claim of the screenless device that it's discreet and small enough to fit in your pocket, and that it responds to a vocabulary of...

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  • New Lightech chain tensioner

    22 September 2010 by Marc Abbott

    New Lightech chain tensioner

    This new chain tensioner from Italian firm Lightech allows for millimetric adjustments, is made from high-grade aluminium and comes in black, indigo, gold and red). They're available for a wide range...

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  • Euro MoT threat

    22 September 2010 by Steve Farrell

    Euro MoT threat

    Motorcyclists face roadside MoT-style inspections and restrictions on fitting accessories under proposals from Brussels. The UK’s MoT system will be replaced with a new Europe-wide roadworthiness...

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  • Brigadier Biker given a Triumph Sprint GT

    21 September 2010 by Dan Aspel

    Brigadier Biker given a Triumph Sprint GT

    One of the British Army’s most senior officers has been given a Triumph Sprint GT to help him raise money for a military charity. Brigadier Richard Dennis (pictured on a Bonneville) will be riding...

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  • Stunt ride up for grabs

    21 September 2010 by Phil West

    Stunt ride up for grabs

    Ever wanted to be a stunt rider’s pillion? Now’s your chance. Stunt rider Dave Coates' is auctioning a ride on the pillion of his Yamaha R1 and/or YZF450 quad bike, which will be professionally...

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  • Turn your Harley Sportster into a café racer

    21 September 2010 by Marc Abbott

    Turn your Harley Sportster into a café racer

    A new line of Roland Sands 'Café Sportster' parts is said to easily convert a late model Sportster into an aggressive yet comfortable café racer. The new 'café gauge and headlight re-locator' lowers...

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  • R&G's rear shock protector

    21 September 2010 by Marc Abbott

    R&G's rear shock protector

    British protection experts R&G Racing are now offering defence for your shock absorbers. The Shocktube, new to R&G's stable this year, is claimed to be impact resistant and waterproof. It's a...

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  • New Weise Explorer adventure jacket

    21 September 2010 by Marc Abbott

    New Weise Explorer adventure jacket

    The new Weise Explorer jacket is a textile jacket designed for the all-weather rider. There's a claimed waterproof and breathable liner, which is said to be lightweight. An extra, removable quilted...

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  • New MCN Sept 22: Suzuki's new GSR750!

    21 September 2010 by James Keen

    New MCN Sept 22: Suzuki's new GSR750!

    In this week's issue of MCN, on sale September 22, we have an official Suzuki sketch of their new GSR750 that looks set to take on the Triumph Street Triple and Kawasaki Z750R.   We...

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  • Silverstone needs you, or you or you…

    20 September 2010 by Trevor Franklin

    Silverstone needs you, or you or you…

    Silverstone circuit’s continued commitment to promoting world-class motorsport takes shape in a multi-million pound development of a new pit, paddock and conference complex at the Northant’s circuit.

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  • Destination Dealer: BMW Motorrad Park Lane

    20 September 2010 by MCN

    Destination Dealer: BMW Motorrad Park Lane

    ADVERTISING PROMOTION MCN Destination Dealers have set themselves apart by constantly striving to improve and enhance their customer service. MCN can say with confidence that they are well worth a...

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  • Knighter to compete in Weston-Super-Mare race

    17 September 2010 by Dan Aspel

    Knighter to compete in Weston-Super-Mare race

    Enduro legend David Knight will be competing in this year’s RHL Weston Beach Race. Four-time champ Knighter is no stranger to the manic Weston-Super-Mare event, having competed there since 1999 when...

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  • Is this the world’s longest Buell?

    17 September 2010 by MCN

    Is this the world’s longest Buell?

    This remarkable creation started life as a 2003 Buell XB9S – the American-built roadster, famed for its fast steering and stumpy wheelbase. It has now changed somewhat, having been stretched by a...

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  • Spartan-V: the 1198-powered track car

    17 September 2010 by James Keen

    Spartan-V: the 1198-powered track car

    Some crafty Aussies are working on a new track car powered by a Ducati 1198S engine. The car - dubbed the Spartan-V - marries Ducati's 168bhp v-twin lump with a trellis frame and carbon...

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