MAG to talk to Government about biking (and scooters too of course!)

The Motorcycle Action Group (MAG) confirms that it will meet new Minister with responsibility for transport decarbonisation, Trudy Harrison, on 15th December 2021.  MAG will confirm that, in surveys, the majority of motorcyclists oppose the proposed phase-out of internal combustion engine (ICE) motorcycles. MAG is committed to honestly representing the views of its members and … Continue reading MAG to talk to Government about biking (and scooters too of course!)

Beware the Expanded London ULEZ

Anyone who regularly rides or drives into London, or is thinking of doing so, should be aware that the Mayor and Transport for London have just made getting around the capital a little more difficult and potentially more expensive too. When does it change?While those of us who regularly ride powered-two-wheelers are fully versed in … Continue reading Beware the Expanded London ULEZ

Proposed anti-tampering laws threatens scooter and bike scenes

Okay so the headline might be a little over dramatic, but hopefully it caught your attention, right? One might have hoped that if anything good could come of Brexit then it might be that Great Britain distanced itself further from the restrictive legislation that German scooterists and motorists still suffer. But sadly it seems the … Continue reading Proposed anti-tampering laws threatens scooter and bike scenes

French Motorcycle Filtering Experiment Ends

Contrary to a number of social media posts appearing from nowhere today, French authorities have not suddenly clamped down on riders of two-wheelers in France. Not that the rule-makers across the Channel necessarily have a good reputation with regards to those of us on bikes and scooters mind you... What has fuelled these 'dramatic' posts … Continue reading French Motorcycle Filtering Experiment Ends

UK Government ban on new petrol & diesel vehicles – what do you think?

If you've read the news recently then you have no doubt heard the UK Government's latest knee-jerk reaction to something that they hope will take our minds off of other disasters is a ban on new fossil-fuel vehicle sales from 2030. The story of the 'Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution' (for that … Continue reading UK Government ban on new petrol & diesel vehicles – what do you think?

Covid-19 – riding your scooter or motorcycle

Can anyone recall any official government statement that specifically restricted the riding of motorcycles or scooters during the current coronavirus outbreak? Me neither. Interesting then that some powered-two-wheeler titles are writing stories about ‘riding restrictions’ being lifted. Unfortunately, though, scooterists and motorcyclists seem to be sharing these stories, adding plenty of positive comments along the … Continue reading Covid-19 – riding your scooter or motorcycle