Blog Category: Motorcycle

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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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
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
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
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
Top ten riding myths busted
6 June 2017

Top ten riding myths busted

In this blog I take a look at the common myths surrounding riding a scooter or motorcycle.

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IN: ScooterSafetyMotorcycle
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
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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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
Withernsea Festivals 2016
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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Popular Retro A2 Motorcycles
18 July 2016

Popular Retro A2 Motorcycles

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

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IN: Motorcycle
Tested - Sena SMH10 helmet to helmet intercom
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
Top 5 A2 Friendly Motorcycles
8 June 2016

Top 5 A2 Friendly Motorcycles

With all the new A2 friendly bikes available and being produced there’s never been a better time to get into motorcycles!

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IN: Motorcycle
3 June 2016

Summer Riding - Scooter & Motorcycle Lined Jeans

So the British summer looks finally to be on it's way, you're going to be using your scooter more than ever (all season riders aside of course), but you want to enjoy it rather than scootering being a chore.

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IN: ScooterMotorcycleSafety
Ride to Work Week spotlights those who #commutehappy
18 May 2016

Ride to Work Week spotlights those who #commutehappy

Ride to Work Week 2016 is on between Monday 20th and Sunday 26th June.

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IN: ScooterMotorcycle
Scooter Maintenance: What is a torque wrench?
5 May 2016

Scooter Maintenance: What is a torque wrench?

According to an online dictionary, torque is "something that produces or tends to produce torsion or rotation; the moment of a force or system of forces tending to cause rotation.

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IN: ScooterMotorcycleMaintenance
Scooter Security: Marking your Scooter
18 April 2016

Scooter Security: Marking your Scooter

It’s a sad fact of life in that there will always be people out there who think they have a God-given right to take whatever they want, from whoever they want, whenever they like.

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IN: ScooterMotorcycleSecurity
10 March 2016

Introducing ScooterLab.uk

Think back a few years and everybody sat flicking through magazines to find out what was on and what had happened.

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IN: ScooterMotorcycle
8 March 2016

Electric Bicycles and Mopeds: There are no 'grey areas'

The Motorcycle Industry Association (MCIA) and the Bicycle Association of Great Britain (BA) are concerned that some sellers are unaware of, or ignoring the rules surrounding high powered electric bicycles.

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IN: CycleMotorcycleScooter
FIM Superbike World Championships 2016 looks set for an exciting ride!
18 February 2016

FIM Superbike World Championships 2016 looks set for an exciting ride!

The 2016 season of the FIM Superbike World Championship is about to kick off and if you’ve not followed it much before, now is a great time to get into it! World Superbike or World SBK is a sport Britain has dominated in recent times, 2015 being perhaps the most dominant year ever.

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IN: MotorcycleRacing
Winter Scooter and Motorcycle kit ideas
22 January 2016

Winter Scooter and Motorcycle kit ideas

If this is your first winter on two wheels consider yourself very lucky, it’s been milder than a shop bought tikka masala.

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