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Project 15 Part 3 The Bike
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Saturday, 26 April 2014 20:16

A bike for a 15yr old, where do we start?  Obviously it has to be 50cc with or without gears, not tuned/modified, for the ITV they now do a max speed test to ensure compliance along with the usual noise limits, etc etc.  New or second hand, well known brand or chinese import, these were all questions that had to be considered when the youngest member of the Bikers España team embarked on his journey towards motorised two wheeled freedom.

For me as the parent of said 15yr old safety was also a priority.

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Project 15 Part 2 Driving Licence
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Sunday, 09 February 2014 01:00

Project 15 is a collection of articles describing the trials and tribulation of getting a 15yr old onto two wheels. The 15yr old in question is my son, the youngest member of the Bikers Espana Team.

For many of our readers the idea of 15yr olds riding scooters is a bit strange as most countries in Europe and the rest of the world have a minimum age of 16. Until recently however the age limit in Spain was 14 and is slowly coming into line with the rest of Europe with some riders falling into the 15yr old temporary age category.

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Christmas arrives early
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Thursday, 12 December 2013 15:08

 

Father Christmas has arrived early at Bikers España with the delivery of some new bike parts from the UK.  They are for a project in the new year, so watch this space.

 
Project 15 Part 1
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Saturday, 15 June 2013 18:47

No this is not our 15th project as you might suspect but 15 will soon be the age of the youngest member of the Bikers España Team.  In Spain the legal age for riding a scooter was 14 up until a couple of years ago, then the rules changed to 15 as reported by Bikers España in our Spanish Licence Changes article back in Sept 2010.

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