Roadside Reminder

Right to Ride has come across a simple but useful idea and product – which may help when you are heading on your bike or car across to Europe next year, where they drive on the “wrong side” of the road! Indeed if you drive on the “wrong side” of the road and are heading […]

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ACEM on eCall

Comments from the European Motorcycle Industry (ACEM) on the deployment of in-vehicle emergency call (E-call) in Europe Safety is a major priority for the Powered Two-Wheeler industry. ACEM and its members dedicate energy and resources to acquiring and analysing data regarding road safety and Powered Two Wheelers in order to identify and prioritize areas for […]

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Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre goes “Bike Friendly”

MAG Ireland report that the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Center situated on the West Coast of Ireland – County Clare has gone biker friendly. This Summer, a MAG member who works for the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Center managed to arrange separate bike parking at the Cliffs of Moher along with the facility to leave […]

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EU Regulation October Round Up

The European Commission has made public its proposal for new regulations on the Approval and Market Surveillance of Two – or Three – Wheel Vehicles, on the 4th October, aimed to regulate emissions and the safety of motorcycles. The EU Commission (DG Enterprise) has proposed the mandatory fitting of advanced braking systems on new motorcycles, […]

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What The Hell?

The Online Magazine Hell For Leather has reported on the European Commission proposals regarding motorcycle framework regulations and have asked the question, “Are we really going to lose the ability to switch off ABS?” in an article, “The facts behind Europe’s alleged ban on switchable ABS – EU-motorcycle-framework-ABS“ As previously reported, the Federation of European […]

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Mandatory ABS Is Not A Solution

As reported by Right To Ride, the meeting of the Working Group on “Motorcycles”/MVEG took place in Brussels on the 21st October. The EU Commission presented its proposal for a regulation on type-approval and market surveillance of L-category vehicles. The Federation of European Motorcyclists’ Associations (FEMA) who were present at the meeting to exchange views, […]

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Motorcyclists are Vulnerable?

MEP biker Bernd Lange (Germany) – raising the awareness of dangers faced by his fellow riders – around 50% of accidents are caused by the fact that there is not enough recognition by car drivers – who need to be educated to have better cooperation with motorbikes. Malcolm Harbour MEP (UK) – regarding key causes […]

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