December 11 2012.

The December 2012 hard-copy issue of Motorcycle Trader has landed with subscribers and is also online at if someone has already stolen your hard copy!

On the feature front, Trader reviews the International Dirt Bike Show and takes a look at weather-beating gear to keep both bike and rider protected from the winter climate. Test machines part three focuses on learner-legal category A test compliant machines and Sean Kerr continues his report on the Chinese motorcycle industry.

The packed News section includes a Business & Finance round-up as well as the usual news and views from home and abroad. Elsewhere in the magazine, the comprehensive Business Journal this month considers running a franchise and advises on how to best avoid 'zombie' companies. New Products details the latest machines, parts and accessories that are on offer; and the regular columnists air their views with Mark Williams praising the humble auto jumble.

The Trader Directory provides an up-to-date A-Z of companies, and the latest new vehicle registration statistics give a breakdown by style and engine band with a snapshot of the top-performing models and manufacturers in October 2012.

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