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Which electric bikes and scooters can you ride?
7 September 2017

Which electric bikes and scooters can you ride?

There’s no mistaking the fact that us petrol heads are living on borrowed time.

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IN: Scooter
The Cycle Show 2017 Preview and Competition
5 September 2017

The Cycle Show 2017 Preview and Competition

It’s almost time for the UK’s largest Cycle exhibition, The Cycle Show Live at the NEC.

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IN: CycleEvents
Top Cycling Maintenance Tips From Ernie Feargrieve
31 August 2017

Top Cycling Maintenance Tips From Ernie Feargrieve

In this blog I have been lucky enough to get some tops tips from none other than Ernie Feargrieve, whom for the past 19 years has worked for the British Cycling Team, where he is currently the head mechanic.

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IN: CycleMaintenance
Isle of Wight Scooter Rally 2017
30 August 2017

Isle of Wight Scooter Rally 2017

For the last few years, the August bank holiday has meant one thing for Lexham Insurance.

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IN: ScooterRallies
25 August 2017

Cycling Nuts and Bolts:Getting the torque right

With carbon frames and carbon parts, combined with light weight nuts and bolts, it’s very important to make sure they are at the right torque, to prevent over tightening, which can lead to damage.

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IN: CycleMaintenance
10 of the best 50cc scooters 2017
21 August 2017

10 of the best 50cc scooters 2017

Despite what people might try and tell you, there’s no better way to gain road confidence, freedom and experience than by riding a scooter.

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IN: Scooter
The Machine Behind The Team: Ernie Feargrieve of GB Cycling Team
10 August 2017

The Machine Behind The Team: Ernie Feargrieve of GB Cycling Team

I have been lucky enough to be involved with British Cycling many times over the years and have seen how organised and precise everyone is to have everything ready for the riders when they begin their race.

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IN: Cycle
WithFest - Withernsea Festival 2017
9 August 2017

WithFest - Withernsea Festival 2017

Lexham Insurance proudly sponsored and attended the annual Withernsea festival or ‘Withfest’.

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IN: MotorcycleEventsScooter
Scooterwars returns
7 August 2017

Scooterwars returns

26 iconic scooters entered the first Scooterwars – a series of polls on twitter to find the nation’s favourite classic scooter!

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IN: RalliesScooter
6 Expert tips for maintaining your bike
7 August 2017

6 Expert tips for maintaining your bike

Invest a little time in maintaining your bike and you will be rewarded.

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IN: CycleMaintenance
10 tips to keep you and your scooter safe in the cities
7 August 2017

10 tips to keep you and your scooter safe in the cities

It’s fair to say that the so-called ‘Moped enabled crime’ epidemic is pretty much out of control in London.

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IN: ScooterRallies
31 July 2017

London riders can save £20 on a BikeSafe Rider Skills Day

Sign up to BikeSafe to enjoy a practical, one-day riding workshop with experienced police motorcyclists.

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IN: MotorcycleScooterTrainingSafety
How to improve your motorcycle riding skills #1: Five tips to keep you safe
28 July 2017

How to improve your motorcycle riding skills #1: Five tips to keep you safe

Are you one of those riders who finds yourself having confrontations, near misses and near death experiences on the road on a regular basis? Have you ever considered there might be something you could do to help yourself? We'll be giving you a few common and not so common riding tips over the coming months.

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IN: MotorcycleScooterSafety
Llandudno National Scooter Rally 2017
24 July 2017

Llandudno National Scooter Rally 2017

The picturesque town of Llandudno played host to the 6th B.

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IN: RalliesScooter
What motorcycle helmet should I get? A guide to Crash Helmets
21 July 2017

What motorcycle helmet should I get? A guide to Crash Helmets

There’s a clue in the title about why wearing a ‘Crash’ helmet is not only a legal requirement but is also pretty sensible.

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IN: ScooterMotorcycleSafety
Vaaru Octane 6-4 2017 Test & Review
21 July 2017

Vaaru Octane 6-4 2017 Test & Review

Before I start to get into the technical side of this bike, let me say how the bike makes me feel when I ride it, because it does have a wow factor!

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IN: CycleReviews
Cleethorpes National Scooter Rally 2017
10 July 2017

Cleethorpes National Scooter Rally 2017

The Cleethorpes rally marks the midway point in the national rally season, and Lexham Insurance were once again in attendance along with thousands of scooterists old and new.

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IN: RalliesScooter
What motorcycle licence do I need? A guide to motorbike licencing
6 July 2017

What motorcycle licence do I need? A guide to motorbike licencing

Hopefully if you’re reading this you’re either thinking about getting on the road, or you know somebody who is interested in learning to ride.

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IN: MotorcycleScooterTraining
Why commuting by motorbike is the best way to travel to work
5 July 2017

Why commuting by motorbike is the best way to travel to work

With summer finally here, you may be daydreaming about spending more time in the sun.

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IN: ScooterMotorcycleCommuting
Absoluteblack Oval Chainrings Review
27 June 2017

Absoluteblack Oval Chainrings Review

In this exciting world of cycling the technology is forever growing, so choosing the right product can be mind boggling.

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IN: CycleProductsReviews
Ride to Work Week: Here’s Why You Should Ditch the Car and #CommuteHappy
16 June 2017

Ride to Work Week: Here’s Why You Should Ditch the Car and #CommuteHappy

“Fun” and “commute” are two words rarely used in the same sentence, particularly among those who drive to work.

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IN: ScooterMotorcycleGeneral
New Colour Variations for Yamaha YZF-R3 and MT-03
13 June 2017

New Colour Variations for Yamaha YZF-R3 and MT-03

Yamaha have confirmed new colour variations for their popular A2 offerings the YZF-R3 and MT-03!Yamaha YZF-R3 In the SuperSport category the YZF-R3 will be getting a new Race Blue design as well as Power Black, both versions looking absolutely stunning!

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IN: Motorcycle
The Hottest Retro Scooters Around
13 June 2017

The Hottest Retro Scooters Around

You can’t fail to notice classic scooters either on the road, on TV programmes or in adverts.

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IN: ScooterRallies
Kymco Agility City Plus 125i Now Available
13 June 2017

Kymco Agility City Plus 125i Now Available

This summer KYMCO is adding an all-new 125cc Scooter to its highly popular ‘City’ commuter range – the KYMCO City Plus 125i CBS (Euro IV).

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IN: Scooter
Big 7 Tonbridge National Scooter Rally 9th-11th June 2017
12 June 2017

Big 7 Tonbridge National Scooter Rally 9th-11th June 2017

The Hop Farm in Tonbridge Kent was the venue for the 4th national scooter of the year.

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IN: ScooterRallies