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Motorcycle rider licensing must be part of our EU renegotiation

The issue of rider licensing is still causing alarm among motorcyclists. I have been contacted by riders and businesses who are concerned about the complications that the European Union has introduced to the British motorcycle licence through unwelcome directives. This issue is important because as well as being a great leisure and tourism activity, more and more people are using bikes to get to work as a cheaper form of transport than trains or buses, plus of course motorcycles are […]

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Motorcycle Lobby Day: 7 March 2012, from 2pm

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The Motorcycle Industry Association’s (MIA) Parliamentary Lobby Day takes place on 7th March 2012 at 2pm in Committee Room 13. As Chairman of the All-Party Group for Motorcycling, I’ll be there and I urge riders in Wycombe, members of the Wycombe Motorcycle Action Group, and riders nationally to join us. As a keen motorcyclist and opponent of EU bureaucracy, I am strongly against further encroachment on motorcycling. For instance, the MIA have shown that the prospective EU Type Approval Framework Regulation […]

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Ready to Race?

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I notice that terms relating to KTM motorcycles (tagline “Ready to Race”) still top the searches which bring people to my site, apart from the obvious “Steve Baker MP“. Despite the fact that my 950 Supermoto has been the most unreliable bike I have had, and by a wide margin, I’m quite proud that this site still attracts non-political traffic.

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