Skip to content

Motorcycle News

In association with

Find

You looked for...

and found 6888 items

Results 31 - 40 of 6888

Naked or faired for a first bike?

MCN's problem-solving community has the answers to most biking queries you could imagine. Here, they help a newbie with new bike choice... Ziqnzoq: I passed my test last week and am now thinking about my first big bike. The question I have is whether to go naked or faired? I prefer the naked look of Street Triples, Bandits and Hornets, but...

  • Motorcycle Forums
  • Forum Topics
  • 01 October 2014

Is a Honda CBR600RR sensible as a first bike?

MCN's problem-solving community has the answers to most biking queries you could imagine. Here, they help another newbie with their bike choice... Burqoil: All my friends and work mates are saying that a CBR600RR on a 2004 plate is a bad choice for a first bike. It%XB9s too big and the riding position is too sporty and low and...

  • Motorcycle Forums
  • Forum Topics
  • 01 October 2014

5 great 125cc scooters

So you've just passed your CBT and you're in the market for a decent 125cc scooter... but which one? There's so much choice out there it can be overwhelming for new riders. That's why we've short listed 5 of the best. Top 10 coolest 125cc bikes Read on for retro cool Vespas, supercharged Peugeots and a Gilera scooter that looks like...

  • Motorcycle Forums
  • Forum Topics
  • 01 October 2014

Kit: Choosing the right kit

Choosing the right kit for any motorcyclist, new or experienced, should always follow the same guidelines. Just because you%X92re a new rider, doesn%X92t mean you shouldn%X92t have the optimum level of protection you can afford. Compare and buy motorcycle clothing Get the latest New Rider news It doesn%X92t matter what your budget is, there are enough motorcycle brands that you can get good quality...

  • Motorcycle Forums
  • Forum Topics
  • 01 October 2014

How to get a motorcycle licence

These days the route to a motorcycle licence can seem so complicated you need a separate qualification just to understand it. But MCN is here to help. Just follow our simple step-by-step guide through the minefield of rules and restrictions. Getting startedTwo documents are needed to ride a motorcycle legally on the road as a learner: a provisional motorcycle...

  • Motorcycle Forums
  • Forum Topics
  • 01 October 2014

Buying your first bike on a budget

If you are in the market for a new bike, but your budget is tight so you are heading towards one of the crop of Chinese-made bikes that have entered the market over the last few years, you need to consider a few extra elements compared to a bike from an established manufacturer. The most obvious is dealer...

  • Motorcycle Forums
  • Forum Topics
  • 01 October 2014

The ridiculous M1 test

With regard the new bike test, I have 'attempted' my module 1 test today and failed for clipping the blue cone on the avoidance manoeuver. Through all my training, I have been confident and in control and have not expeienced any problems and am 'gutted' to be asked to leave the test centre for this infraction. While I understand the...

  • Motorcycle Forums
  • Forum Topics
  • 01 October 2014

Kit: Buying waterproofs

There%X92s three key things to consider when buying waterproofs %X96 they%X92re completely waterproof (obvious, but there are things to look for), they%X92ve quick and easy to get on and they%X92re comfortable. Completely waterproof Make sure you buy a set of waterproofs with waterproof zips and make sure the seams are taped to prevent any leaks. Also, if they have a...

  • Motorcycle Forums
  • Forum Topics
  • 01 October 2014

Swerve test over-exaggerated

Do you remember all the hoo-hah in the media over the swerve test? and how 'so many' people have crashed attemting the manouvre? Well it's rubbish! I sat module one this morning in wet conditions (bright sunlight after very heavy rain) and I passed it no problem. I am by no means the worlds best rider, I've been riding for just...

  • Motorcycle Forums
  • Forum Topics
  • 01 October 2014

The new motorcycle test is a joke

I have finally given up trying to pass this module 1 motorcycle driving test after falling off practicing. I cannot believe that the DSA have accepted a European standard which requires learner riders to exceed the Uk 30mph basic speed limit in order to pass. Apart from my injuries sustained off road practicing I have heard about many other learner riders being...

  • Motorcycle Forums
  • Forum Topics
  • 01 October 2014

Results

Compare Insurance

Save money by comparing quotes. It's quick and easy

Motorcycles for sale

 

It's only £13.99 to advertise your motorcycle on MCN

Sell your Motorcycle

Motorcycle pricing tool

New! Find used bike prices

MCN Shop

With over 18,000 products, MCN shop is the best place to buy your biking kit