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3 Top Tips For Motorcycle Riding With a Passenger

Riding a motorcycle is fun. Some even think motorcycle riding with a passenger doubles the fun! But before you go and grab a mate for a ride, there are a few things you should know. Not all pillion passengers are the same. And having the extra load of another person on your motorcycle will change the performance of your machine. It should also change your riding style. You’ll need to consider the passenger’s experience, comfort and ability when you invite them for a ride.
Read on for Phoenix Motorcycle Training’s top three tips for motorcycle riding with a passenger — no matter how big or small that passenger might be!

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A new police initiative seeks to increase motorbike riders’ safety

As part of a new national police-backed plan, motorbike riders of all ages and skill levels are being urged to brush up on and enhance their road safety with additional training. The campaign, which involves a number of initiatives including raising awareness, encouraging additional training, and offering riding safety advice, was launched in reaction to

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UK’s transport minister ‘acknowledges’ there’s still plenty to learn about motorcycles

In a meeting with the National Motorcyclists Council (NMC), the Transport Minister, Richard Holden MP, said that he is ‘open to developing better policies for motorcycling as part of the Department for Transport’s approach to overall transport matters and the future of transport.’ Mr Holden, who was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the

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Counterfeit motorbike CBT certificates are a becoming a problem in the UK

Bennetts, the top motorbike insurance broker in the UK, has become aware of a surge in fake motorcycle Compulsory Basic Training (CBT) certificates through its community channels. Authorities in the UK have taken action as a result of these false documents frequently ending up in the hands of novice or inexperienced motorcyclists. According to the

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DVSA set to introduce new ‘motorcycle strategy group’

DVSA is setting up a new motorcycle strategy group, the Motorcycle Action Group has revealed. The Motorcycle Action Group (MAG) received a letter from the Roads Minister, Richard Holden, which was written in response to recommendations in a report published by MAG that called for revisions to the motorcycle licencing system to encourage more people

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Going fossil fuel free in the latest Cake mix of motorcycles

By producing no emissions at the tailpipe, electric motorcycles may have the upper hand over the internal combustion engine, however there is still a decent amount of pollution created in the production process. Whether it’s in the assembly, the mining of raw materials, or the process of battery production itself, there’s still pollution being produced.

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Government confirm the decision not to ban most traditional motorcycle modifications

Government confirm the decision not to ban most traditional motorcycle modifications

The Government confirm that proposed new vehicle ‘anti-tampering’ regulations won’t ban most traditional motorcycle modifications as originally feared. In a Government consultation document called The Future of Transport Regulatory Review – Modernising Vehicle Standards, the plans first came to light last year. The proposal proved very controversial, as it was worded in a way that

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Consultation could see green lane access banned for motorcyclists

Consultation could see green lane access banned for motorcyclists

Riders are being urged to respond to a consultation on the green road network that could be used to ban bikes and vehicles from unsealed and minor tarmac roads. The Government has begun the exercise on the back of the ‘Landscapes Review’ into National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty which includes questions on

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