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The new Kymco VSR 125i has arrived in the UK
24 May 2017

The new Kymco VSR 125i has arrived in the UK

KYMCO’s brand new 125cc Euro 4 naked motorcycle has now arrived in the UK, ready to offer riders a modern alternative to traditional styles of learner-legal commuter bikes.

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IN: Motorcycle
Ten summer kit and riding tips for Scooters & Motorcycles
24 May 2017

Ten summer kit and riding tips for Scooters & Motorcycles

1: Although it’s hot (or at least it is if you’re very lucky in the UK) and the temptation to go all ‘Mediterranean’ is very appealing think carefully before you cast off those protective items.

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IN: MotorcycleProducts
Cycle Security: Popular Locks To Keep Your Bike Safe
11 May 2017

Cycle Security: Popular Locks To Keep Your Bike Safe

When out riding on your own, or in a group, normally you all stop for a coffee and cake, all part of the ride, be it in the middle or at the end.

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IN: CycleSecurity
Motor Trade Insurance Explained
5 May 2017

Motor Trade Insurance Explained

Commercial insurance can be quite in depth and to someone with little or no experience it can be a minefield, that’s why it’s important to seek professional help, preferably from a broker specialising in that particular field of insurance.

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IN: Motor TradeInsurance
Sharing The Adventure of Cycling
4 May 2017

Sharing The Adventure of Cycling

Over the last few years at Delucci Retreat, I’m seeing more couples riding together and sharing cycling adventures.

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IN: CycleTrainingFitness
Motorcycle Security Guide - Methods to Secure Your Scooter or Motorbike
3 May 2017

Motorcycle Security Guide - Methods to Secure Your Scooter or Motorbike

Sadly, nowadays it’s all too common to see motorcycle thefts and their somewhat depressing stats mentioned in the media.

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IN: MotorcycleSecurityInsuranceScooterProducts
Weston Super Mare National Scooter Rally 2017
2 May 2017

Weston Super Mare National Scooter Rally 2017

In the scootering calendar, a bank holiday weekend means only one thing.

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IN: ScooterRallies
Scooterwars - Twitter Poll Series
28 April 2017

Scooterwars - Twitter Poll Series

What is the best classic scooter of all time?

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IN: ScooterGeneral
Scarborough Scooter Rally 2017
18 April 2017

Scarborough Scooter Rally 2017

The Easter bank holiday weekend traditionally plays host to the first National Scooter Rally of the year, varying between the coastal towns of Scarborough and Whitby.

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IN: ScooterRalliesEvents
Cycle Events Inspired By The Classics
12 April 2017

Cycle Events Inspired By The Classics

Due to the growing media coverage, more and more people are following the classic cycle races like The Paris-Roubaix, which is a one day race starting north of Paris and finishing on the Belgian frontier.

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IN: CycleFitness
10 April 2017

Easter Opening Hours 2017

For the Easter Bank Holidays our call centre opening times will beGood Friday 9.

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IN: GeneralInsurance
Cycling Top Tips: PowerLinks
27 March 2017

Cycling Top Tips: PowerLinks

PowerLinks are an essential bit of kit for most seasoned cyclists, and have undoubtedly saved thousands from issues over the years.

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IN: CycleMaintenanceProducts
Cycling Top Tips: Getting on a Road Bike for the First Time
27 March 2017

Cycling Top Tips: Getting on a Road Bike for the First Time

Never ridden a road bike before and lacking in confidence before taking to the road? Then I have a top tip to get you ready and confident for cycling on a full spec road bike.

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IN: CycleFitness
Buyers Guide to Second-hand Carbon Wheels
27 March 2017

Buyers Guide to Second-hand Carbon Wheels

Carbon wheels not only make your bike look the part, but make your bike go faster.

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IN: CycleMaintenance
Cycling Luggage: Options for Bike Touring
16 March 2017

Cycling Luggage: Options for Bike Touring

Are you one of the increasing number of people who are going on cycling tours?It seems more and more people are exploring the world on a bicycle, totally self-sufficient, with all they need strapped to the bike, giving a true sense of freedom and adventure.

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IN: CycleProductsFitness
The Scomadi 400cc Scooter
14 March 2017

The Scomadi 400cc Scooter

At the beginning of the year I mentioned the Scomadi 400 scooter that was premiered at the Milan Motorcycle Show in November 2016.

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IN: ScooterEvents
Velodrome Experience: Raising Money for Great Ormond Street Hospital
2 March 2017

Velodrome Experience: Raising Money for Great Ormond Street Hospital

Charity cycling events don’t get much bigger than this! Celebrities, Professional Athletes, and fast-paced cycling action all while raising money for the Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity.

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IN: CycleEventsFitness
Top 125cc Scooters of 2016
9 February 2017

Top 125cc Scooters of 2016

2017 has arrived and there are a lot of

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IN: Scooter
Top 5 Cycle Tyres for Winter
9 February 2017

Top 5 Cycle Tyres for Winter

Choosing cycle tyres for the winter is a hard one, with so many out there to choose from.

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IN: CycleProductsReviews
Cycling: How Bikes & Kit have changed since the 90s
26 January 2017

Cycling: How Bikes & Kit have changed since the 90s

I’ve been taking part in cycle races and triathlon since the 90s and seen first-hand how much things have changed over the years.

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IN: Cycle
Inside the Velodrome - Anadia, Portugal
11 January 2017

Inside the Velodrome - Anadia, Portugal

One of the many hidden cycling gems here in Portugal is the Velodrome in Anadia, only an hour from Porto and equal distance from Delucci Retreat.

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IN: CycleFitness
New Scooters for 2017
10 January 2017

New Scooters for 2017

New Year, New Scooters!Back in November 2016, the annual Milan Motorcycle Show revealed an abundance of new machines that European riders can look forward to in the coming months.

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IN: Scooter
Scooter Insurance Tips: Part Two
23 December 2016

Scooter Insurance Tips: Part Two

Following on from last week's blog offering tips on how to get the best deal form your scooter insurance, Part 2 of the article this week looks at security and the smallprint.

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IN: ScooterSafetySecurityInsurance
Top 125cc Motorcycles of 2016
22 December 2016

Top 125cc Motorcycles of 2016

There are many advantages to owning a 125cc motorcycle or scooter.

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IN: Motorcycle
Cycling: Cardiac Health Awareness
21 December 2016

Cycling: Cardiac Health Awareness

Just before I set off back to Delucci Retreat in Portugal I was invited by my old mate, Chris Lillywhite, to Destination Bikes, based in the heart of surrey, Box Hill, my old training ground.

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IN: CycleFitness