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Video: Learning to ride

MCN, 03 July 2013 10:30

We have a varied array of rider experience here at MCN HQ - but one thing that we all share is a love of motorcycling! This means that when you're new to the office and you need to pass your biking tests there can be quite a lot more pressure on you than usual. So naturally - just to add ...

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What you can ride under new licence laws

MCN, 30 January 2013 09:53

The new licence laws, which came into effect on January 19 might seem baffling, but a grounding in smaller bikes is the foundation of brilliant riding. And there's no shortage of bikes to choose from. See the document attached to find out what bikes you can and can't ride depending on your age. Click here to see what bikes you ...

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How to get your motorcycle licence

Steve Farrell, 18 January 2013 15:12

The new bike test regulations that are in effect from January 19 2013 may seem so complicated you need a separate qualification just to understand them. But MCN is here to help. Just follow our simple step-by-step guide through the minefield of rules and restrictions. Getting started Two documents are needed to ride a motorcycle legally on the road as ...

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Know your bike's oil consumption

MCN, 10 December 2010 13:00

Just because a bike uses oil doesn’t necessarily mean that it has a problem. For a long time now, bike makers have designed engines with under piston oil feeds. These are there to cool down the piston crown so that the engine can reliably produce more power. However, just like petrol, engine oil will evaporate at certain temperatures, and it ...

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New rider: Avon offer free replacement on damaged or punctured tyres

Chris Dabbs, 03 December 2010 16:02

Avon tyres have got a scheme called the Road Hazard Warranty. If one of their radial tyres becomes damaged or punctured they will replace it free of charge, as long as there's no more than 1mm of wear on the centre of the tread.   To make a claim, call Avon Customer Services on: 01225-357750. They will direct you to a ...

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New rider: Avoiding punctures

Chris Dabbs, 03 December 2010 15:59

There are a few things you can do to combat the risk of punctures. First of all, try to avoid the areas of the road that debris collects in. That tends to be between opposing lanes, around traffic island and close to the gutter where any tat gets flicked up by other traffic. So, if you spend a lot of ...

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Getting used to your bikes noises

MCN, 25 October 2010 14:07

Bike engines will make a variety of noises, hardly surprising with several hundred metal parts whizzing round thousands of time a minute. If you are worried about the mechanical noises coming from your bike, then it's well worth investing in a workshop stethoscope. They aren't the doctor­type with flexible tubes, but use a stick to let you delve into the ...

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youngest to have a full bike licence?

richard summers, 22 October 2010 17:37

I thought i would drop you this email, to let you know if interested that I was 17 on the 2nd october, where i pre booked my theory and passed then got a cancelation for mod 1 then passed, and took the gamble and pre booked my mod 2 hoping i would pass mod 1, on the same day 2 hours later ...

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New Rider passes DAS then Rides straight to Pitstop Diner MCN Top bike spot

David Connor, 19 October 2010 19:21

I am so proud, Suzanne McLean my partner passed her Direct Access Today, then rode straight to bike night at MCN Top bike spot the Pitstop diner, A dauting task infront of all those bikers, but she had dreamed of this moment for a long while. Thanks to MCN Campaign for a 1000 riders this year and web forum.

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Nerves and the bike test

Dave Neale, 16 October 2010 01:26

I have ridden bikes on and off since 1964. I took the old style test in 1967 and failed on 2 minor'ish points. I did not take it again regrettably. As I did not want to carry a pillion passenger and my 250 was quick enough at the time. Each decade since, I have gone back to bikes but unfortunately ...


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