Welcome to the North West MAG site. Here you will find information about MAG events and meetings in the North West Region and National news items.
18/9/17 NW MAG looking for volunteers
Once again MAG has been asked to help with the Marshalling of the Hercules Run. A map of the course can be downloaded by clicking HERE
20/8/2017 Blackpool revs up for new Biker event
MAG is pleased to be supporting a brand new family festival inside the Blackpool Winter Gardens celebrating the best of biking and MAG members will receive a 20% discount on entry ! >more
04/08/2017 MAG's Position Statement regarding Motorcycle Crime
MAG has issued a position statement regarding Motorcycle Crime which can be found by following the link >more
02/08/2017 MAG calls for witnesses to MP attack by 'yobs, not bikers'
MAG is appealing for anyone who witnessed the attack on Labour MP Steve McCabe in Birmingham to come forward with information 'for the sake of justice and the reputation of biking.' >more
12/06/2017 Blackpool MAG Rally T-Shirts now available for pre-order
Rally T-Shirts fo this year's Blackpool MAG Rally can be pre-ordered and collected at the Rally by following the link >HERE to the products page
08/05/2017 MAG Launches Manifesto For Riders
MAG has launched its manifesto for riders in the run-up to the 2017 General Election. The Motorcycle Action Group has released its 12-point plan – a manifesto for riders – and invited all candidates and parties to share their views in advance of the General Election, scheduled for 8th June 2017. >more
17/03/17 Blackpool MAG Rally Tickets now on sale
Tickets for Blackpool MAG's 20th Rally can now be purchased via the PayPal link below;
Please note that tickets purchased on-line will not be sent out and you should bring your PayPal receipt with you to the rally which will be exchanged for wristbands.
PayPal now CLOSED
24/02/17 MAG meets Motorcycle Crime Reduction group
MAG held a joint session with the Chair of the Motorcycle Crime Reduction Group (MCRG), Kevin Howells, at MAG's National Committee meeting on 11th February, 2017, in Warwickshire >more
20/02/2017 NW AGM & Fred Hill Run
Many thanks to all who attended the 13th NW Fred Hill Run and also the NW AGM. Minutes from the meeting will be available soon on this website. All Officers and Reps returned for another year!
3/2/17 Driven to Distraction?
MAG backs tougher measures to discourage irresponsible hand-held mobile phone use whilst operating a vehicle. A survey by the National Roads Policing Intelligence (NRPI) Forum about the ban on mobile phone use while driving has enabled bikers to express their views >more
19/01/2017 Highways England 'streets ahead' on road planning for motorcycles
MAG has attended the latest round of Highways England discussions about the future of the strategic roads network. MAG is making an active contribution to resolving some of the challenges facing powered two-wheelers on our roads. >more
12/01/2017 MAG supports National Pothole Day
MAG is encouraging everyone to support National Pothole Day on Monday 16th January. You can do this by reporting potholes via our new association with StreetRepairs.co.uk >more
23/12/16 Wishing you all a Merry MAG Christmas
MAG the UK's leading voice for riders' rights, ends 2016 by offering a huge 'thank you' to all of its members for their support during the year and wishing them many miles of happy riding in the year ahead >more
08/12/16 Padlock your bike at traffic lights?
MAG has become a very active participant of the UK's Motorcycle Crime Reduction Group, in the light of dangerous developments in bike crime, with one murder in London and repeated assaults on riders by would-be bike thieves. >more
22/11/16 MAG invites 'friends' to say hi at Motorcycle Live
MAG has issued an open invitation to members and friends of the group to visit the group at the MAG stand in Birmingham's NEC >more
11/11/16 MAG in the long haul over campaign to stop tunnel tolls for bikers
MAG has been at the forefront of preventing riders from being charged tolls for using river crossings, on the basis that bikes are an asset for the environment, lowering congestion and providing cheap travel >more
01/11/16 MAG slams Leeds louts
MAG has slammed the 'irresponsible and dangerous behaviour' of 200 antisocial hooligans in Leeds as 'the worst example of behaviour in recent years.'>more
18/10/16 MAG supports the Great North West Motorcycle Festival 2017
MAG has thrown its full support behind a brand new family friendly event to be held at Blackpool's famous Winter Gardens..>more
07/10/16 MAG gets backing over cycle lane issues in London and beyond
MAG has been backed in its calls for a rethink on London's dash for more cycle lanes across the city, as anger over congestion, delays and pollution grows >more
04/10/2016 MAG submits autonomous views to House of Lords
MAG has submitted its views on the development of autonomous vehicle technology to the House of Lords, which has commenced a major review of the science and operation of self-driving vehicles >more
3/10/2016 Hercules Run Success
A big thank you to all who helped Marshall the Hercules Run on Sunday. A message of appreciation has been received from the event organisers commenting on how professionally the road marshalling was conducted. The weather was fantastic and the scenery was beautiful.
26/9/2016 Hercules Run Sunday Oct 2nd
A map of this year's Hercules Charity Run from Preesall to the Tan Hill Inn, can be viewed by clicking the logo below;
MAG will once again be road marshalling the event. If you can help out, please get in touch by e-mailing the NW Rep.To download the entry form, please follow the link HERE
29/09/16 MAG enters discussions on Manchester transport policy
MAG has become a contributor in the consultation in Manchester into what the city's transport arrangements should look like in 25 years >more
30/06/2016 Last of the Rally T-shirts
There are still a few sizes left of this years Rally T-shirts and V neck Ladies tops. These can be ordered via the Products Page
or can be purchased at this Sunday's Bike Show in Stanley Park.
27/06/2016 Blackpool MAG High Chaperral-ly hailed as a huge success
Blackpool MAG's Rally was one of the best ever this year. Fantastic weather, great bands and party atmosphere. The event will hopefully have made a good profit which will go into MAG's National Fighting Fund.
Harlow Council gets injunction to stop motor bike gatherings
MAG have been in touch with council this morning, the injunction is to kerb anti-social behaviour not to ban riders from the town. MAG will be putting a formal letter in to the council and police with our concerns and will keep you updated.
To read the story in full please click on the link HERE to go to the article which has been posted on the Harlow Council's web-site.
May Edition of Network
The May edition of MAG's Activists publication can be accessed by following the link HERE.
Blackpool MAG Rally Tickets now on sale
Tickets for this years fun-filled Blackpool MAG Rally can now be purchase via PayPal by following the link HERE.
Pathways to Progress Campaign for Greater Manchester 2015-2016
Below is a link to a letter written By Steve Blay, the Salford MAG Representative. Please click on the link HERE to download the letter and distribute.
Archive news items can be found
by clicking HERE