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Lawless scumbags raid Manchester petrol station

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0puiaVPeiLA A group of around 50 feral youths raided a Shell petrol station in Manchester last night, stealing hundreds of pounds worth of stock. The group, riding stolen motorcycles and scooters, arrived en masse and can be seen crowding...

Councillor foils scooter theft

A Southwark Councillor helped reunite a bike with its owner after witnessing three young people walking along with a scooter – minutes after meeting with the police about motorbike thefts in the district. Liberal Democrat councilor Graham Neale of the Draper Estate, who...

Using your horse to steal a motorcycle

We've seen a lot of weird motorbike thefts here on Bikers United but this one tops them all. This KTM Duke 125 was stolen in Dartford today. Following the spur of the moment theft, the thieves made off with the bike, using one-horse power. The theft, captured on CCTV sh...

Tactical contact halves London moped crime

MOPED enabled crime has halved in London since the police have started using tactical contact to knock suspects from scooters, mopeds and motorbikes. 'Moped enabled crime' which is the phrase used for anyone using a motorcycle or scooter to carry out thefts, such as ste...

Police shoot armed motorcycle thief dead

POLICE in Jakarta, Indonesia have got the right idea. On Sunday 25th August they shot dead an armed suspected motorcycle thief and arrested three of his accomplices who are all believed to have been involved in a string of motorcycle thefts around the city. The police w...

Around The World Bike Stolen in the UK

The youngest person to ride around the world on a motorcycle has had his bike stolen following his arrival back to the UK. Henry Crew, 23, from Petersfield, travelled around the world on a Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled, covering over 55,000 miles and setting a Guinness W...

The unbeatable bike lock?

THIS ALTOR SAF is the biggest D-Lock we've ever seen. It's not yet in production but this mammoth lock, produced by bicycle security firm Altor, could be a reality if it gets enough backing on crowd-funding website IndieGoGo. Comically large in size, it weighs over 6kg ...

Thieves steal 2-hour old KTM 1290 Super Duke R

A 19-PLATE KTM Super Duke R that was just two-hours old was stolen from outside motorcycle shop CMC Cannock today. The bike's owner had picked up the 0-mile bike just two hours earlier and was visiting CMC to buy some new parts. CCTV footage shows 4 thieves ride into th...

From 6,000 to 37,000 users in our first year

When I started Bikers United, motorcycle theft was at an all-time high. If you had your motorcycle stolen there was very little you could do about it. I wanted to change that. This site helps give theft victims a platform to reach 1000s of bikers and improves the chance...

Boost your security without spending a penny

Physical security is always a good idea. Most thieves just look for bikes that only use a steering lock, so even a cheap disc lock will deter some criminals. However, there are other things you can do to reduce the chance of your bike being stolen and they won't cost yo...

Three in hospital after crashing stolen bike

AN 18-YEAR OLD man and his two pillions are in hospital with 'serious injuries' after the stolen motorcycle they were riding was involved in a head-on collision with a car in Grimsby. The crash happened on Little Coates Road in west Grimsby at 1.30am. The motorcycle, a ...

Bike thief dies riding just-stolen motorcycle

A motorcycle thief has died in a head-on collision in Walsall, riding a motorcycle that was stolen just minutes earlier. The 19-year old, who has yet to be named, crashed outside Barr Beacon School, near Pheasy on the outskirts of Walsall. Just 15-minutes prior to the f...

Gang imprisonment has reduced moped crime by 50%

An organised gang that used high-powered maxi-scooters to help commit crimes has been imprisoned following attacks around London. Police suspect that keeping the group off the roads has helped reduce moped-related violence in the area by 52%. The group, pictured above w...
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