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Video: Icon take the Triumph Tiger 800 off-road

Guy Procter, 21 September 2012 17:31

Ever wondered how good a Triumph Tiger 800 really is off-road? Well, just… just… watch this. Undoubtedly the best advert Triumph's ever had, and they didn't even have to shoot it themselves. Sit back, crack a beer, enjoy this epic half hour odyssey from US gear brand Icon. If you don't want a Tiger 800 after this… we're impressed!

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Video: Yamaha Super Tenere World Crosser first ride

Michael Guy, 27 August 2012 08:00

Yamaha launched its take on the big adventure bike market in 2010 when they unveiled the XT1200Z Super Tenere. Aimed at getting a slice of the most lucrative sector in biking, the Yamaha’s had success thanks to its good looks, build quality and reliability. But it hasn’t quite won the hardcore cred of KTM or BMW GS Adventure rivals. Two ...

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Video: Ducati 848 Streetfighter longterm update

MCN, 14 August 2012 16:36

Senior Road Tester Michael Neeves has spent what little summer we've had in the UK enjoying his longterm Ducati 848 Streetfighter and here he gives his thoughts on life with the Italian V-twin so far. Neeves has added a few accessories over the summer to improve looks and performance and will be heading to Europe on the Ducati in the ...

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Video: MCN rides sidecar passenger

Adam Child, 02 August 2012 10:30

It’s often said the craziest people in the racing paddock are sidecar passengers, and after attempting it, I reckon they are. How the hell they can passenger around the TT course is unimaginable. Most would choose a nice slow machine, at a safe track, in the hands of an expert driver for their first go as a passenger, but not ...

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Video: Mickey Rourke's custom ridden

MCN, 23 July 2012 09:31

American custom builder Roland Sands is a curious mix of top level racer and world class fabricator, and his bikes follow that route - they're often beautiful to behold, yet outrageously fast. Sands was the man who turned a Ducati Desmosedici into a dirt tracker. His latest creation, a Harley-Davidson Softail, has been bought by grizzled Hollywood star Mickey Rourke.

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Video: Extreme adventure test - part two

MCN, 06 July 2012 15:19

We took the BMW R1200GS, Yamaha XT1200Z Super Tenere, Triumph Tiger Explorer 1200 and KTM 990 Adventure on an off-road adventure and to really test their abilities, we enlisted Stan Watt, who finished 34th in this year's Dakar Rally. brightcove.createExperiences(); View part one here

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Video: Horex VR6 in action

Liam Marsden, 22 June 2012 12:13

Video released by new German manufacturer Horex shows their V6-engined VR6 on the road in what appears to be showroom-ready form. The video gives the first glimpse at the sound of the unique 1218cc narrow-angle V6. The all-new VR6 Roadster has a series of innovations including a clever and compact 1218cc six-cylinder engine. The bike will have 161bhp and a ...

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Video: Smart money superbikes

MCN, 20 June 2012 15:34

The 1000cc sports bike class has ripped in two and there are now two distinct camps. In the ‘extreme’ corner there’s the super-powerful, electronically-enhanced superbikes, like the Aprilia RSV4, BMW S1000RR, Ducati Panigale and Kawasaki ZX-10R. Over in the other is the new Fireblade, GSX-R1000 and R1. These much-loved Japanese machines are the old guard and have all been worthy ...

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Video: Fastest recorded motorcycle lap of the Nurburgring

MCN, 20 June 2012 09:22

Part-time hotel worker Andy Carlile recently set the fastest ever recorded bike lap of the fearsome German circuit on his standard-engined Yamaha R1 - by accident.

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Video: Honda CRF450R tech explained

MCN, 01 June 2012 17:42

The new Honda CRF450R motocross bike features a host of improvements like  KYB air-sprung front suspension and revised weight distribution. In the below video, Honda explains what the upgrades mean for the rider.

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