MOTORCYCLE officers in the Morbihan region of France are making a stand against shoddy issued kit, exercising their right of withdrawal (a work stoppage for safety reasons), specifically citing the poor state of their helmets. Patrolmen were issued with their latest helmets in 20...
A SMALL road has apparently been booby trapped on the Isle of Man.According to iomtoday.co.im, the crude trap was found on a 'green way' road (a right of way that vehicles can use but that is not tarmaced) near the town of Peel - this is latest in a series of booby-trapping incid...
A NEW association representing Wheels to Work schemes across the UK was launched yesterday.The Wheels to Work Association (W2WA) marked its official launch with its first annual conference, held in London.Wheels to Work schemes provide transport in the form of mopeds, scooters or...
SEVEN-TIME MotoGP world champion Valentino Rossi has expressed the view that the Isle of Man TT is too dangerous. Rossi made the comments in an in-depth interview with Top Gear magazine, in which he told the interviewer that his biggest fear is being injured. He said: 'I did a la...
CARL ROBSON was diagnosed with terminal cancer in December 2012. Given 6 months to live, his last wish was to share a track weekend with best friend Daryl. With a weekend booked at Cartagena in Spain, it looked as though Carl's wish might come true - until Daryl's motorbike was s...
THE MAYOR of San Diego has announced an end to the city's controversial red light camera scheme.The camera-enforced signals in 21 locations across the city have been responsible for fining around 20,000 motorists per year - nearly 200,000 tickets have been issued since the camera...
BIKERS over the age of 60 are three times more likely to end up hospitalised after a crash than their younger counterparts, according to a US study.The report analysed data from between 2001 and 2008 which was collected from over 100 hospitals with A&E departments. Over 1.5 milli...
THE don’t-call-it-a-Honda electric race bike from Mugen is set to return to the TT this year – redesigned with the intention of ending US team Motoczysz’s run of victories.John McGuinness has again been confirmed as the rider of the new bike, which goes under the name Shinden Ni ...
CALIFORNIA, the only American state in which it is legal to 'lane-split' on public highways, has released guidelines on the practice to the state's bikers. The guidelines state that motorcyclists can ride between two cars, only at speeds of no more than 10 mph faster than the veh...
LEADING electric bike manufacturer Zero has announced the launch of its 2013 'Police and Security line-up' - two models designed specifically for police and other security agencies. In 2012, Zero launched the DS Police Motorcycle which has been
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