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Can you ride a motorbike with a car licence?

Thinking about ditching four wheels completely in favour of two? If so, are there certain bikes you can go ahead and ride without even having to know what CBT stands for? Or is it a case of having to start completely from scratch?  In the past, if you...

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Top five… best motorcycles for shorter riders (that aren’t cruisers)

Motorcycles come in all shapes and sizes. On the road, riders big and small can ride more or less any bike, but many shorter riders like to be able to get both feet (or at least one) on the ground at a standstill, or while riding at walking pace. In the...

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Top five… motorcycling routes in Scotland

You don’t have to travel far to find some of the best motorcycling roads in the world. With stunning scenery, interesting topography and plenty of interesting places to stop, Scotland truly does have some of the most majestic routes anywhere in the world...

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Top five… 125cc sportsbikes for 2019

Sports 125s have always been objects of desire for young riders. Fully faired sportsbikes that look like they’ve come straight off the race track, but which can be ridden by novices on L plates, regularly appear at the top of the UK sales charts. With a...

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Top 10 50cc moped scooters for 2019

Changes to the European emissions laws has meant that many popular 50cc mopeds have gone off sale or been updated in recent years, but there’s still plenty of demand for stylish scoots that can be ridden by 16-year-olds.   Thinking of getting onto...

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Top five… six cylinder motorcycles

In the car world, six cylinder engines have long been renowned for their blend of power and smoothness.   Over the years, we’ve seen a fair few attempts at putting sixes in motorcycles too. Six cylinder racing bikes from Honda and Laverda are steeped in...

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Top five… 600cc sportsbikes

Known as the supersport class, 600cc sportsbikes hit the peak of their popularity in the early 2000s. Packed with racetrack technology, these mini superbikes were hugely popular with younger riders and racers alike. Manufacturers poured massive resources...

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Top 5… motorcycle sat nav apps

Rewind a decade ago and the concept of sat-navs, especially for motorcycles, remained an expensive novelty, but today it’s hard to think of anyone, rider or driver, going on a long trip without some kind of navigation device. Garmin and TomTom have...

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Top five… £2k touring motorcycles

Spring is here and the time is right to hit the road and get out on that big holiday trip. But what if you are looking for a cheap set of wheels to munch the miles in comfort? Are there any bargain touring bikes out there? Insidebikes went in search of...

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Top 5… electric motorcycles you can buy today

With Harley-Davidson announcing its intention to put an electric motorcycle into production within 18 months and MotoGP announcing that its new MotoE series will take to the grid next year, 2019 looks like being the biggest year ever for electric...

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EXCLUSIVE: We ride Keanu Reeves’ 2018 Arch motorcycle

In a quiet, industrial district of Hawthorne, Los Angeles, hidden behind some hard-core security fencing is the home of what could possibly be the world’s most famous motorcycle. It certainly is for this weekend, at least. This is the home of Arch...

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What to pack for a motorcycle touring trip?

Planning what to pack and take with you on a motorcycle touring trip can be a stressful experience. We’ve all been there, where everything is booked, tickets for the ferries are sorted, you’ve checked your motorcycle insurance covers you for riding in...

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