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Buying a Motorcycle Online

The way that we buy and sell motorcycles is changing. It’s now all a far cry from the days when we would scan the small ads in the MCN or Bike Trader and then put our trust in a sellers verbal description on the phone before setting off with an envelope full of notes. The internet is the go to...

Breaking Motorcyles in 2019!

We are always looking for used end-of-life, MOT-failures, accident damaged, abandoned projects and end-of-life motorcycles, scooters and mopeds. We offer a no-hassle service and will provide you with a no-obligation offer for your motorbike(s) or scooter, although it is rare that we pay for Chinese bikes, sorry! We also have the capacity to carry 6-7 motorcycles in a single...

What is a Category N write off motorcycle?

Motorcycle Insurance Write Off Categories – UPDATED!

From 01-October 2017 the vehicle insurance write off categories in the United Kingdom changed. We have summarised the latest categories below, this applies to all vehicle types including motorcycles, scooters and mopeds. What is a Category N motorcycle? A Category N write-off is a salvage bike which the insurance company states is not worthy of repair due to non-structural damage. This...

The beginner’s guide to buying and selling vehicles on eBay

The beginner’s guide to buying and selling vehicles on eBay Buying and selling bikes and cars on eBay has grown massively in recent years, as people becomes less nervous about purchasing big ticket items online. Less nervous doesn’t mean complacent, though. The first thing to know is that eBay does not offer its usual buyer protection on vehicles, so this one...

One Million Scrapped Cars Could Come Back From The Dead

One Million Scrapped Cars Could Come Back From The Dead Hundreds of unauthorised scrap yards are cashing in at the expense of reputable car recycling plants, which could see unsafe vehicles returning to UK roads or being sold abroad, according to Bluecycle, the leading online auction house for automotive salvage. Bluecycle, a wholly owned subsidiary of Aviva, the UK’s largest insurer,...

Should I Buy A Written-Off Vehicle?

Should I Buy A Written-Off Vehicle? Before you buy a written-off vehicle you should consider the following: • Tell your insurance company about it – if you don’t your policy may be invalidated. It is unlikely to affect the premium you pay, but it will probably reduce the amount paid out in the event of a claim. • Have a mechanical inspection...

Motorcycle Insurance Write-Off Categories

Motorcycle Insurance Write-Off Categories Category A Insurance Write Off – the vehicle must be scrapped and no parts or components can be sold other than for scrap. Category B Insurance Write Off – the vehicle must not be used again but non-structural and roadworthy parts and components may be recovered and sold for use in other vehicles. Category C Insurance Write Off – the vehicle...

Scrapping a Motorcycle in the UK

Scrapping a Motorcycle in the UK There are strict rules and regulations to adhere to within the UK when scrapping a moped, scooter or motorcycle. All breakers offering a service to scrap bikes must be pre-approved by the government as an Authorised Treatment Facility (ATF), this service is usually free. As such, before any motorcycle can be crushed, all fluids...