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Swann backs down on age barrier

Swann Insurance has dropped its age cut-off for motorcycle insurance after a 76-year-old professor was denied insurance for his Indian Scout motorcycle last year. Dr Marcus Wigan had been trying to enter an online Swann Insurance MotoGP competition in which entrants only had to apply for a quote. The competition gave no stipulation of an …

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MCC NSW members offered free Wills

No one likes to think of their mortality, especially vulnerable motorcycle riders, but the Motorcycle Council of NSW has organised free Wills for members. Chairman Steve Pearce says they have negotiated the deal for all members through MCC NSW legal advisors, Robert Bryden Lawyers. The service is on top of a recent Council offer of …

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Riders offered roadside assist discount

Riders all around Australia are being offered discounted national roadside assistance coverage thanks to the collaboration of the Motorcycle Council of NSW and Australian 24/7 Roadside Services. The service is labelled Motorcycle Assist Australia, providing two levels of cover, a premium service for $99/year, normally $150, and a special basic $49 service. Standard Assist $49/year …

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Dealing with unexpected motorcycle repairs

Dealing with unexpected motorcycle repairs

(Sponsored post) Unexpected repairs are the bane of a motorcyclist’s life. No, we’re not talking about changing your tyres or brakes. Those are maintenance costs that you should have planned for. What we’re talking about here is when your chain snaps or you find out that rust has formed on the inside of your old …

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4 Best Motorcycle Loan Options For Students

(Sponsored loan article for our North American readers) Today, motorcycles are more popular because of their fuel efficiency and the cost advantage. Kelley Blue Book estimates the average cost of a new car to be $US36,270. In comparison, you can bring home a new motorcycle for less than $5000. Motorcycles are a cost-effective mode of …

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Dangerous precedent: motorbike insurance ban

Importance of Bike Insurance Renewal on time

(Contributed post) Bike insurance policy will protect the bike owner from various kinds of risks. It will fulfil the owner’s obligation as per the law. You should buy at least a third-party (or liability policy) to ply on public roads. It is very much important to renew the policy to enjoy the benefits without fail. …

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VIN PPSR Cheap and easy check on used motorcycles

Cheap and easy check on used motorcycles

If you are buying a used motorcycle, you should check to see if it is stolen, has money owing on it, has been written off in a crash or has been damaged in a flood or storm. Buyers used to check the state-based REVS (Register of Encumbered Vehicles) or VSR (Vehicle Securities Register). Since 2012, …

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