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30-10-12 STOLEN - Honda Dominator
STOLEN BIKE: Honda Dominator NX650 Reg. Mark L776 VLY Rare colour scheme Stolen from Belgrave, Leicester in early hours of Sunday 28th October 2012 Email: lisab23@gmail.com Phone: 07765 271299
 
29-10-12 EU Parliament say they are happy with new deal
The EU Parliament has issued a press release saying they are happy they've now closed a deal on the Type Approval Regulation and seem pleased that they've got the EU Commission to promise it will have done a cost analysis in 4 years time.
 
25-10-12 House of Commons not keen on EU Super MoT proposals
Following the evidence MAG and others gave to the DfT, the House of Commons European Scrutiny Committee has released a document outlining why the UK cannot support plans for a new Super MoT.
 
25-10-12 Special offer on a great Triumph book. Save £10!
Save the Triumph Bonneville! John Rosamond's inside story of the Meriden Co-operative is now available from the MAG office 01926 844064 for £15 incl P&P. That's a saving of a tenner for an excellent hard backed book!
 
18-10-12 'Super MOT' update from France...
European Affairs Committee of the French national parliament requests the rejection of the proposed European 'Super MOT'.
 
18-10-12 DEKRA - a name you may have to become familiar with...
The Super-MoT for bikes is simply not needed. That's the conclusion reached by riders' groups from across Europe. Recent analysis of the available evidence by MAG(UK) and other members of FEMA (the riders voice in Europe) has shown that less than 1% of bike crashes are directly caused by defects on the bike...
 
17-10-12 French postpone fines for riders and drivers not carrying breathalyser.
Fines for drivers of all motor vehicles - including motorcyclists, - who are caught without a breathalyser kit, will be implemented in France from March 2013, according to the IAM.
 
11-10-12 Thames Valley Motorcyclist killed after hitting rock in the road.
We are saddened to report that last Sunday morning a motorcyclist, Jeremy Edwards (Spud), who was a member of the Thames Valley Wings, died after hitting a rock apparently “left in the middle of the road”.
 
08-10-12 Announcement on Type Approval, so far...
There has been an official announcement that the rules on the future of Type-Approval for two- and three-wheeled vehicles have now been provisionally agreed by MEPs and Council (governments') negotiators.
 
02-10-12 Another new MAG group is starting in the East Midlands!
Chesterfield MAG are having their first meeting on Wednesday 3rd October (and then 1st Wed of the month thereafter) from 7.30pm at The Olde House, Newbold, Chesterfield, S40 4RN. Contact Steve, chesterfield-rep@mag-uk.org Best of luck folks! :-)
 
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