minibike

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minibike:

see motorcyclemotorcycle,
motor vehicle whose design is based on the bicycle. The German inventor Gottlieb Daimler is generally credited with building the first practical motorcycle in 1885. The motorcycle did not become dependable and popular, however, until after 1900.
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Many people are unaware of the legalities regarding the use of mini-motos or go-peds and officers have issued the following advice.
Chief Inspector Chris Lewis said: "We receive a lot of complaints from the public about improper and nuisance use of mini-moto.
Mini-motos are miniature replicas of full-sized motorbikes and are not designed to be used on roads or footpaths.
Brierley Hill scrap metal company, Masons, worked alongside local police and crushed the mini-moto which had been taken from the teens, aged between 15 and 17.
Falkirk teenager Tim Hastings will be on the grid as well and he said: "I saw the bike racing on TV and mini-motos at a bike show.
A man was later seized using CS gas, on suspicion of riding a stolen mini-moto and escaping from lawful custody.
Pc PeterDoyle from Huddersfield traffic police said: "This incident highlights the dangers of mini-motos.
Reckless riders of mini-motos - which can have a top speed of 60mph - can have their vehicles confiscated and crushed.
MINI-MOTO riders face a maxi penalty - getting their bikes crumpled in a crusher.
A MINI-MOTO has been seized as part of a crackdown on nuisance bikers.
Teenage riders had been ripping across Meriden Park, in Solihull, on scramblers and mini-moto bikes in front of horrified families using the park, leading to a catalogue of complaints.
uk/bikewise then click on the mini-moto blog or ring the motorcycle section on 0191 375 2136.