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Video: Husqvarna's 2008 SM510IR, SM450RR and a World Championship winning bike

Michael Neeves, 06 March 2008 14:26

For the past ten years, Italian off-road motorcycle manufacturer Husqvarna has been in the business of making fiery supermotos. The company, recently bought by BMW, have continued to tweak and upgrade their range year on year and 2008 is no different. MCN's Senior Road Tester Michael Neeves travelled to Benidorm to try the new SM510R, the SM450RR and the S1 World Championship winning ...

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Video: Aprilia Mana vs. Suzuki SV650, Honda Silver Wing and Piaggio MP3

Michael Neeves, 20 February 2008 10:20

Aprilias's 850cc V-twin Mana is the world's first fully automatic motorcycle but does it live up to Aprilia's claim of it being every motorcycle you'll ever need, rolled neatly into one package? Watch the video below to see as we pitch it against the best-selling-middleweight of last year the Suzuki SV650 Sport, a conventional two wheel scooter in the Honda Silver Wing and the three-wheel ...

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Video: Ducati 1098R launch

Michael Neeves, 30 January 2008 09:45

Ducati's new 1098R is the closest thing the Italian firm has ever produced to a full-blooded World Superbike racer. Costing £24,000 it has a 186bhp, 1200cc engine, top quality cycle parts, and for the first time ever on a road bike: traction control. Senior Road Tester Michael Neeves travelled to the Ducati's world launch in Jerez to check it out. Read ...

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Video: Kawasaki ZX-10R v R1

Michael Neeves, 14 January 2008 11:46

Check out the first monster battle of 2008. In this video we pitch the new Kawasaki ZX-10R against the Yamaha R1; our superbike of choice for 2007. The ZX-10R has already ripped up the rule book by producing a staggering 170bhp; 8bhp more than the R1. It also flew down our test track at a genuine 184mph, in the wet! ...

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Video: Carole Nash Britain's got biking talent winner

Michael Neeves, 09 January 2008 10:55

This very special Kawasaki is the winner of the 'Britain's Got Biking Talent' competition we ran last year with Carole Nash; seeing off over 4500 entries. Check out our video to see what makes this 170bhp ZXR1200 so special and more importantly what it's like to ride. For a full report, check it out in this week's MCN (Wednesday, 9th ...

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Video: Ducati 1098 vs 848

Michael Neeves, 19 December 2007 09:48

Ducati reckons its new 848 is much more than just a 'smaller 1098', so we put it directly against its big brother on British roads to find out. Check out the video below to see the two bikes in action and hear the verdict of MCN Road Tester Michael Neeves. Zoom & Watch more videos on MCN | TV http://link.brightcove.com/services/link/bcpid1119137831http://www.brightcove.com/channel.jsp?channel=711881422 // ...

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Video: 2007 Sports bike of the year

Michael Neeves, 29 November 2007 17:00

Michael Neeves heads to Jerez in Spain with the cream of this year's sports bikes, but which one is best? Check out the video below to see the Yamaha R1, Honda CBR600RR, Suzuki GSX-R750 and Ducati 1098 go head to head and find out which one came out on top. Zoom & Watch more videos on MCN | TV http://link.brightcove.com/services/link/bcpid1119137831http://www.brightcove.com/channel.jsp?channel=711881422 // By ...

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Video: Track tuition from Jeremy McWilliams

Michael Neeves, 29 November 2007 16:30

Check out what happened when Senior Road Tester, Michael Neeves went to the Masterclass race school at Jerez and was taught the ropes by none other than ex-MotoGP god, Jeremy McWilliams. Read more about it in this week's MCN. Zoom & Watch more videos on MCN | TV http://link.brightcove.com/services/link/bcpid1119137831http://www.brightcove.com/channel.jsp?channel=711881422 // By use of this code snippet, I agree to the ...

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Video: We ride Casey Stoner's Ducati

Michael Neeves, 14 November 2007 12:10

MCN has ridden the bike that took Casey Stoner to the MotoGP world championship and we were there to catch it all on film. Check out the video below to see how roadtester Michael Neeves got on riding the championship wining motorcycle then check out the November 14 edition of MCN to read his full report on riding the incredible ...

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Video: The best superbikes in the world?

Michael Neeves, 30 October 2007 14:00

We’ve just ridden the best superbikes in the country. Check out our video below to see how Ryuichi Kiyonari’s British Superbike Championship-winning Honda CBR1000RR FireBlade, Tommy Hill’s Virgin Yamaha R1, Michael Rutter’s Kawasaki ZX-10R and Cal Crutchlow’s Suzuki GSX-R1000 compare against each other. Read the full report in this week’s MCN, available Wednesday, October 31, 2007. Zoom & Watch more videos ...

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