TV bike cop Danny John-Jules stars in motorcycle show

TV bike cop stars in motorcycle show

The Royal Enfield-riding cop on the Caribbean-based Death in Paradise TV show stars in a series about a charity motorcycle ride from London to the Valencia MotoGP. Danny John-Jules, who played Constable Dwayne Myer in the BBC detective show and was Cat in Red Dwarf, is an avid motorcyclist and regularly participates in charity rides. …

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Motorcycle commuters less peeved

We already know motorcycle and scooter riders are happier commuters, but now a survey has quantified how little they are peeved by commuting. Sitting in traffic jams is the biggest frustration for 60% of drivers on their daily commute, but only 13% of motorbike riders say it is a concern. The latest figures are from …

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Riders seek loyal, trusting friends

Riders want riding partners and friends who are trustworthy and loyal, according to an independent survey of 1018 British bikers in March 2017. It found trust was important for 70% and loyalty to 69%, but 75% of riders only get to see their close friends once every fortnight to a month. About half claim they have …

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Ex-thief advises on securing your bike

Ex-thief advises on securing your bike

A reformed bike thief from London, which has experienced a 44% increase in theft in the past two years, says a basic owner mistake is not chaining their bike to something solid. “When I was stealing bikes, the first step I would take would be to find one that wasn’t chained to anything sturdy, so …

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