Carl Fogarty

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motorcycle racing

King of the superbikes – and later of the jungle – Carl Fogarty dominated bike racing the 1990s with four world titles and a ruthless desire to win. On November 22 and 23 visitors to the Motorcycle Live show at the NEC in Birmingham will have the chance to meet the legend on the Bikesure… Read more »

Insurance, Motorbikes, Scooters

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short term

Motorcycle road tax The Roads and Finance Act 1920 was implemented in 1921 to finance the upkeep of Britain’s roads. For almost 100 years, Vehicle Excise Duty (VED), better known as road tax, has been a part of life for UK motorists. In an increasingly technological world, though, the tax disc has become redundant, and… Read more »

Insurance, Motorbikes

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two-stroke engine

There’s nothing on two wheels that delivers quite the same visceral thrills as a two-stroke engine. With a hit of power available every two strokes of the piston, they produce a much bigger bang for your buck than a four-stroke engine of the same displacement. It’s what made the 250cc two-strokes such formidable racing machines,… Read more »

Motorbikes, Shows

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1990s motorcycles

The 1990s can often be overlooked as one of the most influential decades in the motorcycle industry, but it gave birth to some of the coolest looking bikes of all-time.  That’s why this year at Motorcycle Live we’re going to be paying tribute to some of the most iconic machines of the 90s.  Motorcycle Live… Read more »