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Carole Nash’s Insidebikes’ team are here to bring you the latest breaking news from the world of motorcycling, making us your one stop shop for all things biking.

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How to buy a motorcycle project you will actually finish

Lots of us buy restoration projects with the best of intentions to take that run-down, old, tatty and bargain purchase and make it as good as, or even better than new. The truth is there are a number of reasons why so many of the bold ambitions become...

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Can I ride my motorbike during the Coronavirus lockdown?

The COVID-19 crisis has come right at the time when motorcyclists would normally take advantage of the sun coming out.    Last weekend saw a glut of motorcyclists take to the road, with many meeting up as normal at biking hotspots, despite the...

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UK Government offers grants for electric motorcycle home and workplace charging

Earlier this month the Motorcycle Industry Association (MCIA) announced that the Department for Transport’s Office for Low Emissions Vehicles (OLEV) is extending its electric vehicle home charge scheme, as well as a similar scheme for workplaces, to...

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Five things for motorcyclists to do during the Coronavirus lockdown

Sun, dry roads and the return of motorcycle racing… it’s one of the few things that keeps many motorcyclists going through the dark winter months.  Now is the time when seasonal riders usually dig their bikes and riding gear out of the garage, but this...

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London speed limits reduced to just 20mph in central area

Speed limits across a large section of central London have been cut to just 20mph in an effort to reduce accident deaths and casualties. Transport for London (TfL) runs the transport network in the capital and has made the decision to reduce limits. The...

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Top five… screaming sportsbikes

Kawasaki has recently announced that it is bringing back the 250cc four-cylinder four-stroke sports bike, with the launch of a new Ninja ZX-25R. The new model which is unlikely to be available in Britain, will redline at 17,000rpm – not far off the...

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Where is the new Suzuki Hayabusa?

The ever popular Suzuki GSX1300R Hayabusa has been missing from the Suzuki line-up since the end of 2018 as it failed to meet updated and more stringent Euro5 regulations, but a replacement is due later this year according to insiders. Back in 2019,...

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Motorbike racing games to keep you busy during coronavirus isolation

The coronavirus outbreak has led to many cancellations to the 2020 motorcycle racing and events calendar, but there are still many ways to get your biking fix. The UK Government is recommending that we stay indoors and employ ‘social distancing’ during...

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How Euro5 is changing motorcycling in 2020

The autumn of 2019 saw a raft of new bikes hitting motorcycle shows around the world and all of the brand-new models going on sale in Europe this year are being touted as ‘Euro5 compliant’, but what does that actually mean? Putting it simply, Euro5 is the...

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Kawasaki set to launch high-revving Ninja ZX-25R (but will we get it in the UK?)

Kawasaki is set to launch a high-revving new 250cc four-cylinder sports bike, called the Ninja ZX-25R, although it’s not yet clear if it will be made available in the UK. The mini ZX-10R look-a-like will be launched later this year and harks back to the...

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What Coronavirus means to motorcycling

Updated: 17 March 2020 – 4.30pm The British Superbike Championship (BSB) has now been officially suspended until at least the end of April, in line with the ACU’s earlier decision to suspend all motorcycle circuit racing events for that period. That means...

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Insidebikes guide to… locks and chains for your motorbike

Motorcycle theft is a real problem in the UK but as motorcyclists we can play our part in making life as difficult as possible for the bad guys by making our bikes as secure as possible. There are numerous security devices on the markets, such as alarms...

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