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Advice 8 months ago

What affects the cost of motorcycle insurance?

Before you can get your bike on the road, you’ll need to sort out your insurance. This can be a confusing experience. With so many insurers to choose from it can be hard to know if you’re getting a good deal. Let’s take a closer look at some of the factors you can expect to affect your insurance costs.
Review 8 months ago

Yamaha Tricity 300 (2020 - ) review

Yamaha’s new Tricity 300 three-wheeled scooter could be a commuting game-changer – able to be ridden on a car licence and simple to ride yet with motorway cruising performance and masses of luggage space, it’s the bike that thinks it’s a car.
Feature 8 months ago

Five reasons to commute by motorbike

Not sure about the benefits of commuting by bike? Here our Editorial Director Erin Baker discusses 5 of the reasons she thinks a bike is a great commuting option...
MW RnineT Best Of 8 months ago

Top 5 Bikes under £7500

If you’re in the market for a new, ‘used’ bike, a budget of £7500 opens up a huge range of enticing possibilities with virtually every type of bike – but not quite all – within financial reach. Here we have a look at the top 5 bikes in this price bracket.
Advice 9 months ago

Top tips for getting cheaper bike insurance

Insuring a motorbike can be a bit overwhelming. Thanks to the internet, our options have increased massively, with hundreds of providers to choose from. With so much choice, it can be hard to know if you’re getting a good deal. We are here to help give you everything you need to get a good deal...
How to get on your bike in 5 steps with CBT Advice 9 months ago

How to get on your bike in 5 steps with CBT

Longing to get on a bike and ride into the sunset? Here we tell you how to go from novice to the owner of your very own compulsory basic training (CBT) certificate.
Yamaha R1 Super Sports (2020 - ) review Review 9 months ago

Yamaha R1 Super Sports (2020 - ) review

When the Yamaha R1 came out it was a pretty big deal, mainly because of its absurd amount of power. 150 BHP on a bike was rare then, that amount of power would’ve been impressive on a car. Here, Rory Reid takes the 2020 Yamaha R1 for a ride, will it still be as powerful now it is Euro 5 compliant?
Review 9 months ago

Yamaha Tenere 700 Adventure (2019 - ) review

Yamaha’s new Ténéré 700 is an inspired blend of effective, twin-cylinder MT-07 power in a mid-size adventure bike chassis. The result is versatile, unintimidating, genuinely able off road and, above all, affordable.
Honda CBR125R – the sporty A1 learner one Best Of 9 months ago

Top 5 bikes under £2500

When it comes to buying a new bike nearly all of us are restricted by a budget, even more so, probably, in these testing economic times. But although limited by price that doesn’t mean you can’t get a great bike. Find 5 great bikes under £2500 here..
Top 5 2020 scooters for commuting Best Of 9 months ago

Top 5 2020 scooters for commuting

Whatever your experience, budget or needs, there’ll be a brilliant commuter scooter that’s perfect for you – and they’re all far, far better than taking the bus! Find 5 great scooters for commuting here…
Yamaha’s new Ténéré 700 ‘Rally Edition’ News 10 months ago

Yamaha’s new Ténéré 700 ‘Rally Edition’

Yamaha’s best-selling middleweight adventure bike, the Ténéré 700, has now become even more attractive with the Japanese firm’s introduction of this new, heritage-inspired special edition version – the Ténéré 700 ‘Rally Edition’. Read all about it here.
Top 5 electric bikes and scooters for 2020 Best Of 10 months ago

Top 5 electric bikes and scooters for 2020

To help you get to the bottom of the latest and greatest in their ever-growing and more exciting two-wheeled sector, here’s Auto Trader’s guide to the current (sic) best electric bikes and scooters available.
Honda CB125F Best Of 10 months ago

Top 5 2020 bikes for commuting

Motorcycles are a brilliant leisure pursuit, adrenaline fix or vehicle for adventure but they’re also an effective, affordable form of transport – great commuters in fact. In the wake of the Covid-19 crisis, with a host of new models for 2020, a raft of tempting offers and incentives from manufacturers and dealers keen to revive the market there’s never been a better time to buy.
Can I ride an e-scooter legally? Advice 10 months ago

Can I ride an e-scooter legally?

As the UK prime minister has encouraged people to avoid public transport, lots of people are looking for new ways to get about. What are e-scooters, are they legal and where and when you use one?
Top 5 English Motorbike Rides Best Of 11 months ago

Top 5 English Motorbike Rides

The latest Government COVID-19 recovery strategy provides clarification that non-essential travel over greater distances is now acceptable in England. As exercise and travel restrictions have become more relaxed, we are here to share our top 5 UK motorbike rides for you to enjoy.
4 new scooters for your commute Best Of 11 months ago

4 new scooters for your commute

Commuting to work on a motorcycle is beneficial in a number of ways, motorcyclists you’re less likely to get in a traffic jam as can weave in and out of traffic. With COVID-19 bringing up many challenges, we don’t want your commute to be one of them. Why not explore the best bikes for commuting?