Bikers join forces to fight thieves

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A new London-based group has been set up by members of the public with the aim of reducing the number of bikes stolen and recovering a greater proportion of those that are taken.


The BikerBiker group has been set up by Shane McDonald and operates via a public Facebook group. So far, the group claims to have returned many bikes to owners, as well as having a long list of thieves under scrutiny – including the case of the MT-07 rider whose shocking video recorded the thieves at work. (Warning the following video contains string language)


BikerBiker founder and leader McDonald said: “We have names, faces and addresses and will be handing over our evidence to the police.

“Most of our work involves patrolling areas of London, looking for signs of bike theft. If we see something untoward we try to make it as difficult for bike thieves as possible. Sometimes just having a presence or making a song and dance is enough to put the thieves off.”

Read more about this group in today’s all-new MCN, where we have also exclusively tested the new Norton V4 RR road bike. In addition., there is a first ride of the Yamaha Tracer 900GT and we put the Honda Africa Twin, Triumph Tiger 800 XCA and KTM 1090 Adventure R through their paces on our new gruelling 250-mile test route. And as the MotoGP paddock sets up in America, we reveal the continuing fallout after Argentina and all the gossip from this weekend’s BSB and WSB races…

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Jon Urry

By Jon Urry

MCN contributor, original 916 & R1-owner, human labrador