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Top 3 Stories of the week 20/08/14

20 Aug 2014

Plenty of savings to be had....

How many gadgets could you fit into a motorbike?

25 Jul 2014

Although cars have been stuffed with gadgets for as long as anyone can remember - from the era of 8 track cartridges and sunroofs to the modern day GPS and infotainment devices, motorbikes have always seemed to have been left behind.

Well not anymore....

Back to Market

23 Jul 2014

With the summer officially here, and Motorcycle season in full swing, we thought it we’d take a look at the Motorcycle market and just how much enthusiasts are keeping it alive.

Top 3 Stories of the week 22/07/14

22 Jul 2014

Here’s a quick round up of our top three stories from the world of insurance and motoring across the last couple of weeks.

THINK! Use your senses

18 Jul 2014

When the first glimpse of sunshine broke through the clouds this year, it seemed that the whole of the UK excitedly rushed outside and headed for the nearest pub, park or patio for a BBQ! Britain’s motorcyclists will all have their fingers crossed that the sunny and dry conditions continue. 

MASTER tagged biked 4 times less likely to be stolen

11 Jul 2014

Following a meeting of the Motorcycle Crime Reduction Group, which met this week, figures have been released which show a marked reduction in the theft of motorcycles which have been ‘tagged’ under the UK’s first national and official motorcycle anti-theft scheme.

Biker Friendly Pubs in the UK

10 Jul 2014

Chris Cope lives in the United Kingdom, though he is originally from the United States.

Despite having earned his motorcycle endorsement 20 years ago he still considers himself a newbie because it took him 19 years to finally get a bike of his own. He now rides as much as he possibly can in all weather doing his best to make up for lost time.

You can follow his adventures on

Boris Bikes to go electric - Is London ready?

9 Jul 2014

With London’s cycle-rental scheme - the so-called ‘Boris Bikes’ - proving to be a huge success, plans are afoot to expand the scheme to include electric bikes, or ‘e-bikes’ for short.

Airbag vests for motorcyclists

5 Jun 2014

Chris Wheal (Whealie) is a freelance journalist who has developed a phone app for bikers. He got a Vespa Primavera 125 scooter on his 17th birthday and has been riding ever since.

Read his thoughts on these suits as he takes a closer look at them in this article.

Top 3 Stories of the week 03/06/14

3 Jun 2014

So here’s a quick look at this week’s motoring and insurance news…

The advantages of owning a modern bike over a modern car

20 May 2014

Traditionally considered a dangerous method of transportation, the many up-sides of the modern motorcycle arguably outweigh those of the modern car. 

Summer Tips

19 May 2014

We may be tempting fate here but it looks like summer is definitely on the way with sunshine predicted across the UK today.  Is your car ready to take the heat?  Here’s our top tips for keeping cool on the roads.

The Lotus C-01 Motorcycle

7 May 2014

This week's post is written by Adam Kay and Hugo Eccles. Adam and Hugo are motorcycle builders who run Untitled Motorcycles a custom motorcycle company in London and San Francisco.

London to trial electric vehicle charging

23 Apr 2014

UK Power Networks and the City of London are trialling electric vehicle charging stations around the city with five charge points in the central city, 10 in East London and 50 scattered around other popular London sites.

Dates and venue announced for Motorcycle Off-Road Experience 2014

15 Apr 2014

Ever fancied off-road riding? 

Toyota FV2 Concept – The Car Of The Future?

10 Apr 2014

This week's post is written by Matt Hubbard. Matt is a motoring blogger who started writing about cars after a trip to Le Mans in 2012, and never stopped. Since then Matt has driven more than 150 cars and written more than 1500 articles and reviews for his website, Speedmonkey.

Vultus: the new face of Honda motorcycles

24 Mar 2014

We’re undecided on this one here at Express HQ

Potholes and petrol: our 2014 Budget round up

20 Mar 2014

A quiet Budget overall for the motorists amongst us but a couple of highlights nonetheless.

Lotus and motorbikes, why not?

19 Mar 2014

Usually known for their classic Elise and more recently for their Renault powered F1 team, Lotus, the UK high performance car manufacturer are branching out into the world of motorbikes.


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