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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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Henty CoPilot backpacks

Backpacks for motorcycle commuters

Motorcycle riders not only arrive at work happier than other commuters, but can also looking fresh and neat thanks to the Australian-designed Henty CoPilot range of backpacks. The clever two-in-one Henty CoPilot backpacks consist of an outer garment bag that protects against crushing and wringing your clothes, and a spacious grab 20 litre inner utility bag. …

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Ex-thief advises on securing your bike London motorcycles tax happiest commuters rampant A British survey has found that riding a motorcycle makes you safer on a bicycle and vice versa, while other surveys show riders are the safest motorists.

Riders are the happiest commuters

Motorcycle commuters are six times less stressed than other motorists, are late less often and spend less on the journey. That’s according to two British surveys of 3000 commuters, but it’s obviously relevant in just about any city and nothing we riders didn’t already know. The most recent study, commissioned by motorcycle insurance specialists Lexham …

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Motorcycle commuters happier and better workers

Commuters who ride motorcycles or scooters to work are happier, arrive calmer and therefore make better employees. We don’t need surveys to tell us we are happy, but the British survey of 1000 commuters, commissioned by motorcycle insurance firm Bennetts, found 87.9% of motorcycle and scooter commuters believe they are happier than their colleagues. Some 67.8% also …

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Lexmoto Venom 125 with MP3 player

MP3 player on small motorcycle

Many big touring motorcycles have audio systems, but now a Chinese manufacturer has added an MP3 player and speakers to a 125cc commuter bike. The Chinese Lexmoto Venom 125 is the first small-capacity bike we’ve heard of with a built-in audio system. We’ve never been big fans of audio systems on bikes because at more …

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Honda Grom

Honda Grom coming to Australia?

The 125cc Honda Grom commuter that has wowed the Yanks, may soon be coming to Australia. The small and fun commuter has been a surprisingly popular bike in America, even winning Motorcycle USA magazine’s prestigious bike of the year award. The judges said: “Sometimes simple is better. But how can a bike that tops out at just …

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Motorcycle commuters happier and better workers

We don’t need surveys to tell us we are happy, but a British survey has found people who ride motorcycles or scooters to work arrive calmer and therefore make better employees. The survey of 1000 commuters commissioned by motorcycle insurance firm Bennetts found 87.9% of motorcycle and scooter commuters believe they are happier than their …

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