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Top five big capacity adventure bikes for 2021

The modern classic sector has grown considerably over the past decade, with a whole host of options to suit almost every rider, and every budget. Here are five of our favourite retros.

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Top five modern classic motorbikes for 2021

The modern classic sector has grown considerably over the past decade, with a whole host of options to suit almost every rider, and every budget. Here are five of our favourite retros.

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Top 10 first big bikes for every category

Have you just got yourself a full licence, or just fancy upping the capacity on your next purchase? Either way, here are 10 of the best first ‘big’ bikes, for every different category!

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Vehicle Crime in the UK

Metropolitan London, West Midlands and West Yorkshire are the worst locations for vehicle crime, with over 27,000 reported incidents combined this year.

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Pothole Capitals of the UK

Cornwall, Cambridgeshire and Derbyshire are the Pothole Capitals of the UK, with over half a million (567,010) combined.

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Top five 125cc scooters for 2021

For 2021 many of our favourite 125cc scooters have been given a revamp so, with all the runners and riders now announced, we’ve taken a look at five of the most popular models around.

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Electric mopeds and scooters: the future of commuting?

The world of electric vehicles (EVs) is still very new in comparison to more traditional vehicles driven by the internal combustion engine, but battery power is becoming more popular than ever and is massively disrupting the motorcycle industry.

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Top five… cruisers that aren’t American

Cruisers, or custom bikes as they are also known, are popular with a wide range of riders. They’re low, easy to ride, designed to be modified and look great.

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Note for our Carole Nash customers: Make sure when making a claim, you’re using your genuine insurance provider!

No one wants to make an insurance claim but, when you do, you want the peace of mind that the person on the other end of the phone has your best interests at heart and is not out to make a quick buck at your expense.

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The Rules Around Listening to Music Whilst on The Road

What are the rules around listening to music while riding a motorcycle? And how well do we know them? We’re here to explain.

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Brainteaser: Can you spot all the safety and security hazards?

We all know how important safety and security is when looking after our cars and motorcycles. Based on estimates from the Crime Survey for England and Wales from the Office for National Statistics, there is a 3.3% chance of your motorcycle being stolen,...

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How to… upgrade your motorcycle’s brake lines

If you are looking to improve your bike’s braking ability, then upgrading the brake lines should be one of your first ports of call. Your motorcycle’s brake lines are very important as they deliver brake fluid under pressure from the master cylinder to...

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How to… store your bike during the coronavirus lockdown

With the on-going coronavirus situation, it doesn’t look like we’ll be out riding our bikes for leisure anytime soon. Unless you’re a key worker and you use two-wheels to get to and from your place of work, your pride and joy should be tucked away until...

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How to… repair a motorcycle tyre puncture

Picking up a puncture is one of the most common reasons for a flat tyre on your motorbike. Punctures happen when a foreign object pierces the tyre, creating a gap for the air inside the tyre to pass through. Getting a puncture repaired is not as simple as...

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How to… adjust your motorcycle’s suspension

Adjusting your bike’s suspension is one of the most satisfying modifications you can make to your motorcycle at home. The good news is that most modern bikes have adjustable suspension, you don’t need specialist tools to do it, and it’s quicker and easier...

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How to… fix your motorcycle DIY mistakes

While the UK, along with the rest of the world, is on lockdown due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many of us are spending extended amounts of time in our garages, carrying out maintenance and making modifications to our motorcycles. When everything is going...

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How to Prepare For Riding Your Motorcycle Long Distances

Most riders like to challenge themselves on their motorcycle, and for many, nothing beats the thrill of going on a real adventure on their two-wheeled pride and joy. It’s an opportunity to explore the country-side, take in spectacular scenery, and test...

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Why You Sometimes Have to Take Your Helmet off at Petrol Stations

You’ve probably been in this situation before, when you pull up to a petrol station and start filling up, only to hear a sudden muffled voice coming from the tannoy. You turn around and see the puzzled face staring at you from inside the station, while...

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Staying Focused Whilst Riding Your Motorbike

Arguably the most important safety concern when riding your motorbike is staying focused. Now, it does sound absurd but losing focus can actually be pretty easy. We’ve all been there, you’re stuck in a long line of traffic coasting along and the next...

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What is Filtering And is it Legal in The UK?

Filtering through traffic on your motorbike is fundamentally a safe thing to do, as long as you do it right – and it is perfectly legal in the UK. However, it’s important to remember that any form of overtaking has its risks, and filtering still has laws...

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Top five big capacity adventure bikes for 2021

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Yamaha’s scooter line up gets a new look for 2022

There are colour updates for nearly all of Yamaha’s small capacity scooters.

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Motorcycling’s electric future?

With climate change firmly in the spotlight and a ban on petrol and diesel cars from 2030, we wanted to take a look at the electric motorcycle scene, and how it might develop in the coming years.

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Triumph unveil new Bonneville Gold Line Editions

If you’re a fan of Triumph’s Bonneville range but want something with a bit more personality, then the eight new Gold Line Editions may just take your fancy.

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Reviewed: Honda MSX 125 Grom

Not only has Honda’s MSX 125 been given some performance updates for 2022, but it’s also officially adopted the Grom name too. So why are these bikes so popular, and just how good is the new model?

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Reviewed: Harley-Davidson Street Bob

See a bright orange Harley-Davidson and you instantly think of XR750s flying sideways round a dirt track oval.

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Reviewed: Honda CRF1100L Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Honda’s Africa Twin range has seen quite a few updates over the years. But are they enough to keep it at the top of the adventure segment?

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