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Working out the best type of bike for you is one of biking's biggest conundrums. With so many options to choose from, it's not always easy to figure out the best two-wheeler, from sportsbike to scooter, cruiser to adventure bike - we'll help you pick the best motorbike for your needs.

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Motorcycle insurance groups list – 2019

Published: 26 March, 2019

Motorcycle insurance groups range from 1 to 17 for a majority of insurers. The lower the number, the cheaper that motorbike or scooter is likely to be to insure. When you’re comparing motorbikes during the buying process, it’s worth thinking…

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Motorcycle insurance groups guide

Published: 26 March, 2019

How is motorcycle insurance calculated? Just like in the car world, motorcycles and scooters are grouped by the insurance companies to help them calculate your insurance premium. A bike’s group will have a pivotal effect on the premium you are…

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How motorcycle insurance is calculated

Published: 26 March, 2019

In order to enjoy the awesome power of your bike on the road, it must be insured.  This is a legal requirement, and quite frankly, there are no excuses not to hold valid insurance for your bike.  Road tax, insurance,…

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Motorcycle HPI check guide – 2019

Published: 26 March, 2019

It looks clean but does this bike have a hidden past? An HPI check will stop you from buying a lemon. What Is An HPI Check? An HPI check started life as a check to see if a vehicle had…

Moped vs Scooter – What’s The Difference?

Moped vs Scooter – What’s The Difference?

Published: 26 March, 2019

Ah, the old moped vs scooter debate – it never goes away but we’re here to settle it, once and for all! Mopeds and scooters offer a cost-effective transport option for new riders, or those looking to keep costs down. The…

What are ex-demo motorcycles?

What are ex-demo motorcycles?

Published: 26 March, 2019

Ex-demo stands for ex-demonstrator and it’s usually a new-model motorcycle that the dealer has registered so that potential customers can test ride it or it may also be used by the dealership staff to commute with or use to go…

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Do they sell diesel motorcycles?

Published: 26 March, 2019

Diesel has long been the fuel of choice for car drivers who want to save money or eke out a few more miles per gallon over their petrol equivalents. Motorcycles and scooters can already return a higher miles per gallon…

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Cat A, B, C, D and now N & S write-off motorcycles explained

Published: 26 March, 2019

Cat B, C and cat D (N&S) Salvage Codes Explained If you have ever thumbed through the for sale ads or browsed online for a new motorbike, you will probably have seen bikes noted as being Cat B, C or…

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Automatic motorcycle types explained

Published: 26 March, 2019

In the car world, you can forgive an automatic gearbox but for us bikers, we want to be able to change gear manually, right? Well, kinda. Automatic gearboxes used to be the preserve of old grannies in the car world,…

The 10 most fuel efficient motorbikes

The 10 most fuel efficient motorbikes

Published: 26 March, 2019

Motorcycles are great in so many ways but the fact they sip petrol like a budgie drinks water is an added bonus. Most motorcycles can carry between 10 and 16 litres of fuel and will easily manage 50mpg. With a…