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Yamaha Tricity 300

Long Covid affecting Yamaha supply | NEWS

The long-term effects of Coronavirus are still being felt around the world and that’s likely to take a long time to sort itself out. Not only the health aspects but the disruption to businesses and supply chains, which is having an effect on all sectors of manufacturing.  Today, Mr Eric de Seynes, President & CEO […]

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DVSA launch information portal for riders | NEWS

The DVSA – Driving Vehicle Standards Agency – has launched a new ‘Safe driving for life online resource for new and existing riders. The website aims to give common sense riding tips and advice, as well as offering theory and practical test help, all written in plain English and backed by the government agency. The […]

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Tucano Urbano ‘AIRSCUD’ airbag launches | NEWS

Italian scooter and motorcycle wear brand, Tucano Urbano have become the latest company to offer an airbag as part of its range. Done with typical Italian style the vest can also have arms attached to become a jacket in its own right. Tucano are using the same In&motion technology as the RST race suit and […]

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MotoGB Indian Coronavirus charity appeal | NEWS

A COVID-19 patient receives primary treatment outside LLR Hospital, amid a shortage in beds and medical oxygen due to a surge in coronavirus cases in Kanpur. I’m sure you’ve all seen the horrifying headlines, footage and images from India in the last couple of weeks. People literally gasping their last breaths as they ‘drown’ on […]

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New Aprilia SXR 50 | NEWS

Aprilia are bringing the SXR 50 to the UK. We recently covered a story, where the 160cc version had  picked up three top awards as best scooter of the year in India. At the moment it looks like we’re only going to get the i-Get 50cc version over here but it’s got a great spec. […]

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Electric Silence UK S01 & S02 – long range | ROAD TEST

Forget noisy public transport, socially distance the silent way… Although I still remain sceptical as to whether electric vehicles will save the planet, I can still appreciate a good one when I ride one. Electric scooters certainly have many benefits – especially if you’re a commuter living a few miles away from a city, or […]

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Vespa celebrates its 75th Birthday and hits 19 million scooters! | NEWS

The exquisite Vespa 98, where it all began I’m sure the Italian scooter pioneers would never have envisaged their humble Vespa still being around in 75 years time when they filed the first patent on April 23rd 1946… A motorcycle featuring a rational elemental and organic complex combined with frame and fenders and an engine […]

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SIP Modern Vespa 2021 brochure | NEWS

SIP have just released their 2021 Modern Vespa brochure, it’s packed with loads of shiny stuff for your Vespa GTS, Sprint or Primavera. The parts include the lovely Pordoi alloy wheels pictured above, plus plenty of parts and accessories to style up your modern auto. Click on the brochure image above (or here) and you […]

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SLUK VE (UK) competition winner | NEWS

Our recent photo competition – in conjunction with VE (UK) has been drawn by the beady eye of Mr Norrie Kerr. His favourite photograph was sent in by Duffy (image above) and it shows a fine looking bunch from Edinburgh Central SC. Any rumours that the winner being from Scotland helped sway Norrie’s decision is […]

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SLUK Racing t-shirts & stickers | NEWS

Saturday the 17th of April sees SLUK Racing competing in the British Scooter Endurance Club six-hour race at Whilton Mill race circuit. Sadly, it’s going to be a NO SPECTATOR event but the good news is that there will be a LIVE VIDEO FEED with a professional 3-camera film crew so you can watch it […]

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World first? Vespa GTX 300 | FEATURE

As a classic scooter enthusiast, I can’t help but thinking that Piaggio have really missed out by not capitalising on their rich back catalogue of timeless Vespa designs. Retro scooters sell by the container load – if it looks faintly like a 1960s classic but has modern running gear and somewhere to plug your hair […]

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Fancy a SIP Primavera picnic? | NEWS

  As lockdown is slowly eased across the UK and temperatures are soaring, SIP have chosen the perfect day to release details of their Picnic Edition Vespa Primavera.   Fitted with many accessories, both for practicality and style, you need to look a bit closer than the faux wicker basket on the back of the […]

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New LITELOK CORE smashes Kickstart target | NEWS

  Welsh bike security company, LITELOK have smashed their £25,000 Kickstarter campaign by over 500% in just a few days. The fund was set up to help the firm put a brand new lock into production at their Swansea based factory.   LITELOK Core joins the original LITELOK. It has been developed over the last […]

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Indian ‘Scooter of the year’ 2021 for Aprilia

  Although Aprilia may have dropped off the European scooter radar, the Piaggio-owned brand have just received their third prestigious accolade for their locally produced, Indian market SXR 160 scooter.   The machine had already scooped ‘Best 2 Wheeler’ at Auto Expo 2020 and ‘2021 Scooter of the Year’ by the BBC’s highly regarded TV […]

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New 2021 BMW C 400 X & GT models launched | NEWS

  BMW have just launched their 2021 C400 X and C 400 GT (pictured above) models and they come with a whole load of updates. The X version is dedicated to urban mobility, whilst the Gran Turismo ‘GT’ is built with touring in mind and comes with enhanced comfort built-in.    Both models feature an […]

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New ‘Slip on’ Scorpion Exhausts for Euro 4 & 5 Vespa GTS | FEATURE

  Owners of the latest Vespa GTS models will be pleased to know that Scorpion now have an aftermarket ‘slip-on’ exhaust available for the catalysed Euro 5 (and Euro 4) models.   This means swapping from a standard exhaust to a Scorpion is literally a five-minute job. Great news for the less mechanically minded – […]

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New MOT headlight ruling change (again!) | NEWS

Updated ruling 4.1.4 now allows upgraded headlights for our scooters   Last week we published a story about LED and HID headlight conversions no longer being permitted on motorcycles/scooters for an MOT. The new ruling comes into force today but in a last-minute U-turn, the government have updated rule 4.1.4 regarding motorcycle headlights.   The […]

cbt

Motorcycle training and tests to restart | NEWS

Learners, on your marks, get set, go… If you’re one of the thousands of learner riders waiting to get on the road, take, or re-take a CBT (Compulsory Basic Training), or indeed the practical motorcycle test, we have some good news for you.  Motorcycle lessons and CBT training can resume on March 29th, followed by […]

Yamaha Tricity 300

Long Covid affecting Yamaha supply | NEWS

The long-term effects of Coronavirus are still being felt around the world and that’s likely to take a long time to sort itself out. Not only the health aspects but the disruption to businesses and supply chains, which is having an effect on all sectors of manufacturing.  Today, Mr Eric de Seynes, President & CEO […]

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DVSA launch information portal for riders | NEWS

The DVSA – Driving Vehicle Standards Agency – has launched a new ‘Safe driving for life online resource for new and existing riders. The website aims to give common sense riding tips and advice, as well as offering theory and practical test help, all written in plain English and backed by the government agency. The […]

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Tucano Urbano ‘AIRSCUD’ airbag launches | NEWS

Italian scooter and motorcycle wear brand, Tucano Urbano have become the latest company to offer an airbag as part of its range. Done with typical Italian style the vest can also have arms attached to become a jacket in its own right. Tucano are using the same In&motion technology as the RST race suit and […]

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MotoGB Indian Coronavirus charity appeal | NEWS

A COVID-19 patient receives primary treatment outside LLR Hospital, amid a shortage in beds and medical oxygen due to a surge in coronavirus cases in Kanpur. I’m sure you’ve all seen the horrifying headlines, footage and images from India in the last couple of weeks. People literally gasping their last breaths as they ‘drown’ on […]

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New Aprilia SXR 50 | NEWS

Aprilia are bringing the SXR 50 to the UK. We recently covered a story, where the 160cc version had  picked up three top awards as best scooter of the year in India. At the moment it looks like we’re only going to get the i-Get 50cc version over here but it’s got a great spec. […]

20210407-0501

Electric Silence UK S01 & S02 – long range | ROAD TEST

Forget noisy public transport, socially distance the silent way… Although I still remain sceptical as to whether electric vehicles will save the planet, I can still appreciate a good one when I ride one. Electric scooters certainly have many benefits – especially if you’re a commuter living a few miles away from a city, or […]

IMG_8050800

Vespa celebrates its 75th Birthday and hits 19 million scooters! | NEWS

The exquisite Vespa 98, where it all began I’m sure the Italian scooter pioneers would never have envisaged their humble Vespa still being around in 75 years time when they filed the first patent on April 23rd 1946… A motorcycle featuring a rational elemental and organic complex combined with frame and fenders and an engine […]

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SIP Modern Vespa 2021 brochure | NEWS

SIP have just released their 2021 Modern Vespa brochure, it’s packed with loads of shiny stuff for your Vespa GTS, Sprint or Primavera. The parts include the lovely Pordoi alloy wheels pictured above, plus plenty of parts and accessories to style up your modern auto. Click on the brochure image above (or here) and you […]

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SLUK VE (UK) competition winner | NEWS

Our recent photo competition – in conjunction with VE (UK) has been drawn by the beady eye of Mr Norrie Kerr. His favourite photograph was sent in by Duffy (image above) and it shows a fine looking bunch from Edinburgh Central SC. Any rumours that the winner being from Scotland helped sway Norrie’s decision is […]

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SLUK Racing t-shirts & stickers | NEWS

Saturday the 17th of April sees SLUK Racing competing in the British Scooter Endurance Club six-hour race at Whilton Mill race circuit. Sadly, it’s going to be a NO SPECTATOR event but the good news is that there will be a LIVE VIDEO FEED with a professional 3-camera film crew so you can watch it […]

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World first? Vespa GTX 300 | FEATURE

As a classic scooter enthusiast, I can’t help but thinking that Piaggio have really missed out by not capitalising on their rich back catalogue of timeless Vespa designs. Retro scooters sell by the container load – if it looks faintly like a 1960s classic but has modern running gear and somewhere to plug your hair […]

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Fancy a SIP Primavera picnic? | NEWS

  As lockdown is slowly eased across the UK and temperatures are soaring, SIP have chosen the perfect day to release details of their Picnic Edition Vespa Primavera.   Fitted with many accessories, both for practicality and style, you need to look a bit closer than the faux wicker basket on the back of the […]

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New LITELOK CORE smashes Kickstart target | NEWS

  Welsh bike security company, LITELOK have smashed their £25,000 Kickstarter campaign by over 500% in just a few days. The fund was set up to help the firm put a brand new lock into production at their Swansea based factory.   LITELOK Core joins the original LITELOK. It has been developed over the last […]

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Indian ‘Scooter of the year’ 2021 for Aprilia

  Although Aprilia may have dropped off the European scooter radar, the Piaggio-owned brand have just received their third prestigious accolade for their locally produced, Indian market SXR 160 scooter.   The machine had already scooped ‘Best 2 Wheeler’ at Auto Expo 2020 and ‘2021 Scooter of the Year’ by the BBC’s highly regarded TV […]

EVEN MORE SLUK

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SIP Modern Vespa 2021 brochure | NEWS

SIP have just released their 2021 Modern Vespa brochure, it’s packed with loads of shiny stuff for your Vespa GTS, Sprint or Primavera. The parts include the lovely Pordoi alloy wheels pictured above, plus plenty of parts and accessories to style up your modern auto. Click on the brochure image above (or here) and you […]

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SLUK VE (UK) competition winner | NEWS

Our recent photo competition – in conjunction with VE (UK) has been drawn by the beady eye of Mr Norrie Kerr. His favourite photograph was sent in by Duffy (image above) and it shows a fine looking bunch from Edinburgh Central SC. Any rumours that the winner being from Scotland helped sway Norrie’s decision is […]

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SLUK Racing t-shirts & stickers | NEWS

Saturday the 17th of April sees SLUK Racing competing in the British Scooter Endurance Club six-hour race at Whilton Mill race circuit. Sadly, it’s going to be a NO SPECTATOR event but the good news is that there will be a LIVE VIDEO FEED with a professional 3-camera film crew so you can watch it […]

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World first? Vespa GTX 300 | FEATURE

As a classic scooter enthusiast, I can’t help but thinking that Piaggio have really missed out by not capitalising on their rich back catalogue of timeless Vespa designs. Retro scooters sell by the container load – if it looks faintly like a 1960s classic but has modern running gear and somewhere to plug your hair […]

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Fancy a SIP Primavera picnic? | NEWS

  As lockdown is slowly eased across the UK and temperatures are soaring, SIP have chosen the perfect day to release details of their Picnic Edition Vespa Primavera.   Fitted with many accessories, both for practicality and style, you need to look a bit closer than the faux wicker basket on the back of the […]

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New LITELOK CORE smashes Kickstart target | NEWS

  Welsh bike security company, LITELOK have smashed their £25,000 Kickstarter campaign by over 500% in just a few days. The fund was set up to help the firm put a brand new lock into production at their Swansea based factory.   LITELOK Core joins the original LITELOK. It has been developed over the last […]

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Indian ‘Scooter of the year’ 2021 for Aprilia

  Although Aprilia may have dropped off the European scooter radar, the Piaggio-owned brand have just received their third prestigious accolade for their locally produced, Indian market SXR 160 scooter.   The machine had already scooped ‘Best 2 Wheeler’ at Auto Expo 2020 and ‘2021 Scooter of the Year’ by the BBC’s highly regarded TV […]

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Yamaha Tricity 300

Long Covid affecting Yamaha supply | NEWS

The long-term effects of Coronavirus are still being felt around the world and that’s likely to take a long time to sort itself out. Not only the health aspects but the disruption to businesses and supply chains, which is having an effect on all sectors of manufacturing.  Today, Mr Eric de Seynes, President & CEO […]

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DVSA launch information portal for riders | NEWS

The DVSA – Driving Vehicle Standards Agency – has launched a new ‘Safe driving for life online resource for new and existing riders. The website aims to give common sense riding tips and advice, as well as offering theory and practical test help, all written in plain English and backed by the government agency. The […]

All-posts-5

Tucano Urbano ‘AIRSCUD’ airbag launches | NEWS

Italian scooter and motorcycle wear brand, Tucano Urbano have become the latest company to offer an airbag as part of its range. Done with typical Italian style the vest can also have arms attached to become a jacket in its own right. Tucano are using the same In&motion technology as the RST race suit and […]

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MotoGB Indian Coronavirus charity appeal | NEWS

A COVID-19 patient receives primary treatment outside LLR Hospital, amid a shortage in beds and medical oxygen due to a surge in coronavirus cases in Kanpur. I’m sure you’ve all seen the horrifying headlines, footage and images from India in the last couple of weeks. People literally gasping their last breaths as they ‘drown’ on […]

1200-23-1

New Aprilia SXR 50 | NEWS

Aprilia are bringing the SXR 50 to the UK. We recently covered a story, where the 160cc version had  picked up three top awards as best scooter of the year in India. At the moment it looks like we’re only going to get the i-Get 50cc version over here but it’s got a great spec. […]

20210407-0501

Electric Silence UK S01 & S02 – long range | ROAD TEST

Forget noisy public transport, socially distance the silent way… Although I still remain sceptical as to whether electric vehicles will save the planet, I can still appreciate a good one when I ride one. Electric scooters certainly have many benefits – especially if you’re a commuter living a few miles away from a city, or […]

IMG_8050800

Vespa celebrates its 75th Birthday and hits 19 million scooters! | NEWS

The exquisite Vespa 98, where it all began I’m sure the Italian scooter pioneers would never have envisaged their humble Vespa still being around in 75 years time when they filed the first patent on April 23rd 1946… A motorcycle featuring a rational elemental and organic complex combined with frame and fenders and an engine […]

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SIP Modern Vespa 2021 brochure | NEWS

SIP have just released their 2021 Modern Vespa brochure, it’s packed with loads of shiny stuff for your Vespa GTS, Sprint or Primavera. The parts include the lovely Pordoi alloy wheels pictured above, plus plenty of parts and accessories to style up your modern auto. Click on the brochure image above (or here) and you […]

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SLUK VE (UK) competition winner | NEWS

Our recent photo competition – in conjunction with VE (UK) has been drawn by the beady eye of Mr Norrie Kerr. His favourite photograph was sent in by Duffy (image above) and it shows a fine looking bunch from Edinburgh Central SC. Any rumours that the winner being from Scotland helped sway Norrie’s decision is […]

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SLUK Racing t-shirts & stickers | NEWS

Saturday the 17th of April sees SLUK Racing competing in the British Scooter Endurance Club six-hour race at Whilton Mill race circuit. Sadly, it’s going to be a NO SPECTATOR event but the good news is that there will be a LIVE VIDEO FEED with a professional 3-camera film crew so you can watch it […]

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World first? Vespa GTX 300 | FEATURE

As a classic scooter enthusiast, I can’t help but thinking that Piaggio have really missed out by not capitalising on their rich back catalogue of timeless Vespa designs. Retro scooters sell by the container load – if it looks faintly like a 1960s classic but has modern running gear and somewhere to plug your hair […]

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Fancy a SIP Primavera picnic? | NEWS

  As lockdown is slowly eased across the UK and temperatures are soaring, SIP have chosen the perfect day to release details of their Picnic Edition Vespa Primavera.   Fitted with many accessories, both for practicality and style, you need to look a bit closer than the faux wicker basket on the back of the […]

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New LITELOK CORE smashes Kickstart target | NEWS

  Welsh bike security company, LITELOK have smashed their £25,000 Kickstarter campaign by over 500% in just a few days. The fund was set up to help the firm put a brand new lock into production at their Swansea based factory.   LITELOK Core joins the original LITELOK. It has been developed over the last […]