September 19th 2005.
It's frustrating when you're trying to find a motorcycle or scooter dealer and you don't know their name or which franchises they own. That's why Motorcycle Trader has put together a solution that crosses the manufacturer boundaries.
You can search by keyword, franchise, or postcode to get all the relevant results, and the locator lists the franchises that the dealership supports.
If you're a motorcycle or scooter trader, take a look at and make sure your entry is up to date. If not, contact 
Whether or not you're a motorcycle or scooter trader, if you're in the trade, you should be in the Motorcycle Trader Directory! The Directory offers the best of both worlds - immortalisation in print form and an online presence, too. There are options to suit every pocket, from free basic entries, all the way up to front-cover advertising.
The Motorcycle Trader website at is firmly established as the UK's premier source of information and news for the motorcycle trade and industry. Launched in 2003, the site quickly caught on and, by June 2004, was attracting a loyal readership of more than 400 unique visitors, and recording 56,000 hits per month. With the growing acceptance and usage of the internet by the trade and industry, the volume of visitors has increased dramatically during 2005. By August this year, site statistics recorded 8,044 unique visitors, with 348,000 hits for the month. Projected figures for September estimate total hits in the region of 480,000.