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A motorcycle or scooter can save you money, help you social distance and be fun. Here’s how to learn to ride and what to buy: beginner’s guide to biking
Learn to ride a motorbike or scooter: A beginner’s guide
At home with John McGuinness
VIDEO Interview: At Home with John McGuinness
MOT extension to be dropped from 1st August as tests get back to normal
MOTs back for bikes on 1st August 2020
235hp, 152.2KG (with race kit), and huge downforce from the bi-plane wings, we take the incredible Ducati Superleggera V4 for a few hot laps of Mugello.
Ducati Superleggera V4 2020 Review | Track Tested

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    Not for Europe: 2021 Honda CBR600RR
  • Flexible carbon fibre allows rear suspension to be integrated into the chassis
    New carbon BMW chassis loses the swingarm pivot
  • Despite appearances it’s not a Ducati Diavel but a future model from Motrac
    Diavel in the details: Motrac V-twin apes Ducati
  • We spend the day on the IoW with CEO Paul Sandford, and look at the economic, safety and policing challenges faced by the organisers. Will it happen?
    Isle Of Wight Diamond Races: Will It Happen?
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    Ducati Desmosedici RR (2007-2008): [ Review & Buying Guide ]
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  • WSBK World Superbikes Calendar Tables Results TV Times
    World Superbikes 2020 Riders, Results, Championship and TV Times
  • Revised post covid MotoGP calendar
    2020 MotoGP Calendar inc. MotoE
  • Click here to discover an extensive library of Bennetts BSB videos, including exclusive interviews with riders, mechanics, team bosses & BSB official crew.
    ► Bennetts BSB 2020 On Film
  • Thanks to a new TV deal with Eurosport, you’ll be able to catch all the BSB coverage from the comfort of your own home. Check out our detailed TV guide here
    British Superbikes TV Coverage 2020 | Where & how to watch!
  • Front End Chatter
    Front End Chatter - episode 121
  • BikeSocial rides the 12.mile Chale course on the Isle of Wight to bring you the world’s first circuit guide...
    The Isle of Wight Diamond Races: Circuit Guide
  • Front End Chatter
    Front End Chatter - episode 120
  • Here’s how the current crop of BSB riders feel the lack of racing so far in 2020 will have effected their racecraft and that all important killer instinct.
    Missing that killer instinct | Racecraft techniques
  • Can a metal or wooden shed, or a shipping container, be classed as garaged when you insure your motorcycle? Here’s how to make your bike as safe as possible
    The motorcycle insurance definition of garaged | Bike security explained
  • With self-isolation so important as the Coronavirus lockdown is eased, how will you commute? An ex-police officer looks at the options for London commuters
    What’s the best way to get to work after Coronavirus?
  • What is an ECU reflash? | From remaps to modules like the Power Commander and Rapid Bike, what is really possible? Motorcycle tuning explained
    What is an ECU reflash?
  • How to start your child in motocross. Get your kid into riding with everything you need to know, from what age to start, what bike to buy and where to do it
    How to start your child in motocross | Get your kid riding
  • If you’re buying a modern classic motorcycle, understanding what the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) should look like can help you avoid a stolen bike
    How to spot a fake VIN number
  • How to buy your first classic bike
    What do the words in classic bike adverts really mean
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    Laverda 750 SF (1971) – Classic Review
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    Yamaha TZR250R (1991) – Modern Classic Buying Guide
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    Zen and the art of motorcycle momentum
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    ‘Motorcycling offences should be treated like violent assault.’ Oh no, what have we done now?