Oxfordshire Council described motorcyclists as a “danger to themselves” in a transport survey and has been criticised for its “brutal” bias.
Oxfordshire County Council also suggested motorbikes were “environmentally unsound”.
Biker Mark McArthur-Christie said bikes were not “some niche interest”, while the British Motorcyclists Federation said it was “seriously concerned” by the allegations.
The authority has apologised.
“This was not the intention but I accept that it was construed this way,” said Yvonne Constance, cabinet member for environment.
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