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30 September 2016

Woolacombe Scooter Rally 2016

The north Devon coast is a beautiful part of England and in my opinion, best explored on a scooter - especially when the sun is out!

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IN: ScooterRallies
29 September 2016

Advances in Cycle Helmet Technology

There is a huge selection of cycle crash helmets out there and in so many different styles, does it really make much difference what one you get?

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IN: SafetyCycle
28 September 2016

Cycling: New Shimano Dura-Ace Groupset for 2017

One of the main things cyclists are talking about is the new Dura-Ace groupset for 2017 called the R9-100 Di2.

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IN: CycleProducts
26 September 2016

Cycle Show E-MTB Test Track

Another year and another enjoyable visit to the Cycle Show at Birmingham’s NEC for us here at Lexham Insurance.

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IN: CycleEvents
23 September 2016

Electrifying time at the Ebike Test Track

There is definitely plenty of fun to be had at the Cycle Show and one of the biggest highlights for us on the trade day was the Ebike Test Track.

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IN: CycleEvents
20 September 2016

Cycle Show 2016 Preview

It’s that time again where thousands of cycle enthusiasts descend onto the Birmingham NEC for the annual Cycle Show.

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IN: CycleEventsInsurance
13 September 2016

10 of the Most Popular 50cc Mopeds & Scooters 2016

50cc Scooters are popular and not just with youngsters getting their first taste of the open road they are affordable, economical and fun methods of transport.

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IN: Scooter
7 September 2016

Triathlon Training Camps – The Benefits

For those who don’t already know I run a training camp in Portugal called the Delucci Retreat where I help people train for Triathlon, Cycling and Running events.

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IN: CycleFitnessTraining
5 September 2016

Mersea Island Scooter Rally 2016

An island off the Essex coast near Colchester, linked by a causeway that is impassable twice day due to high tides; Mersea Island scooter rally has been a favourite of many scooterists, both British and foreign, since the 1990s.

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IN: ScooterRallies
31 August 2016

Isle of Wight Scooter Rally 2016

Arguably the biggest event of its kind on the scooter enthusiasts' social calendar, this year's Isle of Wight rally promised some great weather for the thousands of scooterists that travelled from around Europe to attend the event.

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IN: ScooterRallies
23 August 2016

Guide to the Isle of Wight Scooter Rally 2016

The August Bank Holiday is dawning which for many scooter riding enthusiasts only one thing; the Isle of Wight Scooter Rally!

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IN: ScooterRallies
22 August 2016

Carbon Cycle Wheels Review: EDCO ALBIS 50mm set

The best all-round wheel needs to be light, strong, fast rolling and not forgetting that they have to look the business, all for the right price.

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IN: CycleFitnessReviewsProducts
11 August 2016

Withernsea Festivals 2016

The Yorkshire seaside town of Withernsea played host to a free Music and Motorcycle Festival this past weekend, and what a brilliant experience it was.

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IN: EventsScooterMotorcycleRallies
26 July 2016

Finding a friendly fun triathlon in the United Kingdom

As my regular blog readers will know by now I am not based in the UK, so it will come to no surpise to you that I have lost touch of what are the right races to take part in on my return to the UK.

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IN: CycleEventsFitness
20 July 2016

The Lambretta museum in Weston-super-Mare

Weston-super-Mare has a long affiliation with classic scooters, a number of related magazines being published in the town by scooter enthusiast Stuart Lanning since the early 1980s.

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IN: Scooter
18 July 2016

Retro styled A2 motorcycles

Retro styled bikes are the big thing right now with their powerful but stripped down styling.

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IN: Motorcycle
6 July 2016

Mid Cheshire Charity Scooter Rally and Beer Festival 2016

For the weekend of 15th and 16th July there will be a buzz and smell of 2-stroke in the air around Blakemere Village as scooter enthusiasts in their thousands will flock to the Mid Cheshire Scooter Rally.

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IN: ScooterRallies
1 July 2016

Electric Cycles, E Bikes & Pedelecs

You don’t have to look far to see that Electric Cycles or E Bikes and Pedelecs as they are also known are having an ever increasing position on the cycle market, their popularity is growing, they are evolving and becoming even more desirable.

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IN: CycleProducts
30 June 2016

Tested - Sena SMH10 helmet to helmet intercom

Over the last two or three of years or so, I’ve been testing a couple of intercoms while scootering around Europe.

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IN: ScooterMotorcycleReviewsProducts
26 June 2016

Stag holidays have changed

Over the years I’ve been on a few stag holidays which normally involve loads of alcohol and late nights.

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IN: Cycle
20 June 2016

The ‘Big 7’ National Scooter Rally

This weekend Lexham Insurance attended the ‘Big 7’ National scooter rally at Hop Farm in Tonbridge, Kent.

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IN: ScooterRallies
18 June 2016

Free Insurance with New Batribikes

We are delighted to announce that we are working directly with Batribike, to offer customers purchasing a new Batribike, Francis-Barnett,V'Lec or Lindsey-West electric bike one month's free insurance*.

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IN: CycleInsurance
16 June 2016

Kelso BSRA National Scooter Rally 2016

Heading north of the border has always been an adventure for this scooter rider from the south east of England, with plenty of fond memories of setting off to Fort William back in the 80s.

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IN: ScooterRallies
14 June 2016

Road Bike to Mountain Bike: Time to Enjoy Off Road

A brilliant way to mix it up road bike training is to jump on a mountain bike, variety is the spice of life as the saying goes and what better way is there than keeping on two wheels but tackling different terrains than mountain biking!

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IN: CycleFitness