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Video: CBF600S v GSX650F v ER-6f

Trevor Franklin, 13 February 2008 10:49

Stepping up the capactity ladder after passing your motorcycle test can be a daunting affair. Which is just as well we can buy affordable middleweight bikes that arent powerhouses just like the three bikes on show here. Watch the video to see if a total revamp of the previous post-learner faourite the Honda CBF600S can see of the challenge of the Suzuki ...

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Video: Gilera Fuoco

Trevor Franklin, 10 December 2007 16:51

Gilera’s Fuoco is a big-capacity version of Piaggio’s 250cc MP3. Both look like scooters but with their ability to lean they ride like a motorcycle. And with three wheels they are extremely safe because of this stability, but that’s where the similarities end.Check out the video below as MCN’s Chief Road Tester, Trevor Franklin, puts the Gilera Fuoco through its ...

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Video: Yamaha's collection display

Trevor Franklin, 25 October 2007 14:00

The world launch of the 2008 Yamaha R6 took place at Sugo circuit, Japan last week. Part of the launch involved a one-off whistle-stop tour of Yamaha’s Hammatsu factory and a brief walk around of the Yamaha Communication Plaza – Yamaha’s head office. Watch the Yamaha R6 launch video here Part of this building is dedicated to the history of ...

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Video: Aprilia Shiver vs.the Suzuki SV650, BMW F800 and Street Triple

Trevor Franklin, 03 October 2007 10:45

Aprilia's new Shiver 750 v-twin is no ordinary naked bike, it handles like a supermoto and boasts a fly-by-wire throttle. Check out the video below to see how it fairs in the real world against the sensible usability of the Suzuki SV650, the handling of the BMW F800S or the shear fun of the Triumph Street Triple. http://link.brightcove.com/services/link/bcpid1119137831http://www.brightcove.com/channel.jsp?channel=711881422 // By ...

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Video: Words first test of the BMW Sport Boxer R1200S

Trevor Franklin, 26 September 2007 11:43

BMW's endurance racing Sport Boxer is more than just a racing protoype, it's the development mule for the firms new road-going sports bike, the HP2 Sport, which is set to be unveiled at the Paris show next week. Check out the video below to see what MCN man Trevor Franklin thought of the race bike and then check back later ...

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BMW F800ST

Trevor Franklin, 13 September 2007 14:24

Anyone with the age-old problem of a 29-inch or less inside leg measurement will know all too well the difficulty in finding a bike that allows you to get both feet, or even tip-toes, flat on the floor at standstill. Custom bikes, cruisers, custom-cruisers aren’t everyone’s cup of Typhoo, but at least they have low seat heights. For a more ...

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Video: Trevor Franklin's CBR600RR on the dyno

Trevor Franklin, 26 June 2007 15:47

MCN's Chief Road Tester Trevor Franklin has been pushing his Honda CBR600RR to the limits this week as he puts it on Dynojet UK's rolling road dynamometer. And the reason for doing this - to complement the Akrapovic end can Trev put on to liven up the sound of the bike and extract a bit more mid-range with the aid of ...

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Video: A brand new Vincent

Trevor Franklin, 06 June 2007 00:12

The Vincent HRD owners club has produced the first brand new Vincent black Shadow for many years and it is stunning. Check out the video below to see the 500 miles old classic being put through its paces.   Zoom & Watch more videos on MCN | TV

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Video: Kawasaki Z750 first ride

Trevor Franklin, 12 April 2007 11:01

MCN Road Tester Trevor Franklin got to ride Kawasaki's new Z750 at it's launch in Spain, and we've got the video. Check out the clip on the right to see the bike in action on some great looking twisty mountain roads.

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