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Ponder on these before purchasing your ride

(Contributed post) Although not all are motor freaks, having a ride for oneself is almost everyone’s dream. The beauty that lay in your garage can take you on through the roadblocks of your daily life and also to the unexplored places beyond the pines. While some are motor geeks, some aren’t; but the need for …

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World’s ‘biggest’ motorcycle crash payout

A North Carolina Harley rider has been awarded $US4m (almost $A6m) after a crash with a driver who failed to yield right-of-way in what is believed to be the world’s biggest motorcycle crash payout. The 29-year-old rider was travelling about 15mph (about 24km/h) when he was struck by a vehicle that accelerated away from a …

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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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Most Common Month to Buy Motorcycle Insurance

Over the course of a given year, more than a million UK riders elect to insure their bikes. A survey by Devitt Insurance revealed that, for most of the year, renewals are in steady decline, punctuated by an abrupt threefold rise in March, from 4.4% of respondents to just over 13.5%. Now, we should state at …

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How to Get a Motorcycle Loan and Avoid the Stress

How to Get a Motorcycle Loan and Avoid the Stress: This contributed guide will help you secure a loan for your new motorcycle. Riding a motorcycle seems fun and adventurous, but it’s harder than most people think. For those thinking about buying a motorcycle, consider taking lessons first. There is a population of people that only …

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Dangerous precedent: motorbike insurance ban refund

Riders may get insurance refund

Any rider who was sold “worthless add-on insurance”, such as an extended warranty, when they bought their bike through a dealer may be eligible for a refund. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission says the worthless additions were sold to more than half a million car and motorcycle customers. The corporate watchdog has announced another …

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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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