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Video: ABS Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade gets MCN thumbs-up

Michael Neeves, 16 December 2008 14:04

Honda recently launched their new-for-2009 ABS equipped Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade in Qatar - and our verdict is the system works. The electronically-controlled ‘brake-by-wire’ system on the new Fireblade is revolutionary, totally unique on a motorcycle and very, very clever. It will save your skin in an emergency and give maximum braking power and complete stability for anyone, whenever you need it. ...

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Video: Jack Lilley Triumph Scrambler road test

Michael Neeves, 10 December 2008 16:00

Jack Lilley motorcycles are famed for producing one-of-a-kind Triumph specials and this is their latest. Based on the 2009 Scrambler, this Triumph has been given that 'Great Escape' Steve McQueen look. The standard Matt Khaki Green paintwork was the inspiration for this project and Lilleys have taken it one step further by blacking out all the chrome and ali. They've ...

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Video: Bob Farnham tunes Yamaha R1

Michael Neeves, 11 November 2008 11:26

The racing season has only just finished, but Senior Road Tester, Michael Neeves is already looking ahead to the 2009 season with his trusty 2007 Yamaha R1 long term test bike. He took it along to Bob Farnham, one of the UK's top engine tuners just down the road from Brands Hatch for an engine refresh and a bit of ...

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Video: Is the Suzuki GSX-R750 still the top road sports bike?

Michael Neeves, 22 July 2008 14:11

MCN reader Craig Carr wanted help deciding if he should trade his Suzuki K6 GSX-R750 for the K8 version or a Ducati 848 in this video road test. Senior road tester Michael Neeves added Kawasaki's ZX-10 and Yamaha's R6 to the test and then took Craig for a spin around the local roads before finishing off at Bruntingthorpe Proving Grounds. Watch the video below to see which ...

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Video: 2008 Triumph Street Triple v Speed Triple

Michael Neeves, 02 July 2008 14:07

Triumph launched a brand new Speed Triple and the 675 Daytona based Street Triple this year so we got both the motorcycles together with the 2007 Speed Triple to see just how good they are. Check out the video below for a detailed look at the two new bikes and to see them both in action. Zoom & Watch more videos on ...

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Video: Racing the Ducati Desmo Challenge

Michael Neeves, 27 June 2008 10:30

The Ducati Desmo Challenge is a five-round Italian Championship held just for Ducati engined machines and Michael Neeves gives you a behind the scenes look at the Championship in this video. Senior Road Tester Michael Neeves went along to round three at Vallelunga, near Rome to check out the action and take part in a one-make Ducati Hypermotard race. Check ...

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Video: JvB Moto Scrambler tested

Michael Neeves, 18 June 2008 11:30

MCN travelled to Cologne, Germany to ride JvB's Moto Ducati Scrambler and it's one of the most agile, responsive, fun machines we've ever ridden. The motorcycle starts off as a Ducati Monster and ten weeks and 8000 Euros later it's transformed into this mad Scrambler. Check out our video below to see what Senior Road Tester Michael Neeves makes of the Scrambler ...

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Video: Onboard Suzuki GSX-R750 at Oulton Park

Michael Neeves, 13 June 2008 18:30

MCN Man Michael Neeves got an eye opening one-one-training session with California Superbike School master Andy Ibbott and you can see the result below. We'll be bringing you the full video of everything Neeves learnt form the day with Ibbott at Oulton Park soon, but in the mean time you can see the result of the training in the flying lap ...

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Video: Yamaha R1 Cup behind the scenes

Michael Neeves, 06 June 2008 17:30

MCN man Michael Neeves has been competing in the Yamaha R1 Cup all season and brings us up to date with life in the paddock. The last time we caught up with Michael he'd just had his race snowed off at Brands Hatch, this time we get a proper tour of the action. Watch the video below to see how ...

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Video: Bimota DB7 launch report

Michael Neeves, 06 June 2008 17:00

Bimota has launched the latest in it's stunning range of bikes, the Ducati 1098 powered Bimota DB7 and you can see the video report on the motorcycle below. MCN man Michael Neeves has been in Italy to ride the motorbike at it's launch at the Misano circuit and was impressed. Watch the video below to see what he thought and read ...

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