A motorcyclist has been injured following a crash with a car in Maidstone.Emergency services were called just before 2.30pm to St Saviours Road, close to the junction with Sutton Road. Terms of Comments We do not actively moderate, monitor or edit contributions to the reader comments but we may intervene and take such action as we think necessary, please click here for our house rules.But after the first time I watched him zip up his leather jacket, disappear beneath a helmet, and zoom away from my house with 500 pounds of roaring metal between his legs, my opinion... Though I still know next to nothing about what I’m admiring, I can now be found ogling a random bike parked on the street, admiring finely crafted gear, and even drooling over trackday footage. Regardless of where it starts, if a conversation goes on long enough, it will eventually circle back around to motorcycling. The combination of absolute paranoia about my own partner’s safety and the Baader Meinhof Phenomenon (a.k.a.

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A motorcyclist was killed yesterday when he braked as he approached a police speed camera, sending his machine into a skid.

Police officers manning the mobile unit watched in horror as the rider lost control of the powerful black bike in a 50mph zone on a dual-carriageway.

Emergency services were called to the incident on the A83 near Lochgair at around 2.30pm on Saturday, but the man riding the motorcycle died of his injuries.

Police Scotland closed the road between A816 Lochgilphead and A819 Inverary, with diversions in place.

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Retired boxer Mike Tyson may be famous for his aggressiveness, but he showed his compassionate side last week when he came to the rescue of an injured motorcyclist who had crashed on a Las Vegas interstate.'Thank you so much for looking over me after my accident,' said the note, which Lott provided to The Associated Press.

A Merseyside Police spokeswoman said: “At around 11am an officer from the roads policing unit stopped a motorcyclist on Gorsey Lane, as the officer suspected the motorbike was being used without a valid MOT or road tax.

Acting Chief Inspector Keith Kellett said: “Thankfully the officer was able to remain on duty and suffered only minor injuries, and we’d like to thank the members of the public and other officers who came to his assistance.

It happened on an open stretch of the dual-carriageway, which also has a number of fixed Gatso-type speed cameras and is patrolled by police officers.

Tony Cripps, 70, a motorcyclist from Dorset, who knows the road well, said: ‘It’s a straight, fast dual-carriageway, a wide-open road and very smooth.

Though in the beginning I tended to brush off his enthusiasm, thinking it was “just a hobby,” I’ve come to understand what having a “passion” really means. Before dating a motorcyclist, I honestly never noticed them much beyond the occasional jolt of recognition when one sped past me on a highway. The best way to get people to “Watch for Motorcycles” is to make everyone date a motorcyclist.