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Vote for your worst road in the UK

MCN’s inbox has been swamped with pictures of your tatty tarmac – now we want you to choose the worst and MCN will repair it. Take a look at these examples of appalling asphalt and vote for your winner. We'll then arrange for the winner to be fixed with the new bike-friendly road repair system we trialed recently. Click here to ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • General news
  • 03 April 2007

MCN repairs potholes

MCN spent a day repairing potholes using a revolutionary new technique that is quicker, cheaper and lasts longer than conventional methods. Unlike the traditional pothole repairs in which hot tar is dropped into a pothole, flattened with a jack hammer and sealed with the slippery over banding this new technique, developed by a company called ASI, is much safer for ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • General news
  • 22 March 2007

Reader poll

What do you want to see from the next generation of super-fast sports tourers? Both Honda's Blackbird and Suzuki's Hayabusa are reaching the end of their lives, but what do you want their replacements to be like? Do you want even more power and performance, allied to lighter weight and a sportier ride, making them like even faster versions of ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • New bikes
  • 14 March 2007

Video: Police crackdown

MCN Senior Reporter Steve Farrell spent the day with Police in a massive clampdown on uninsured drivers. He joined force with police as they seized eight cars in a four hour operation on a single stretch of road in Haringey, North London. Watch his exclusive behind the scenes report below and read the full article in the February 21 edition ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • General news
  • 23 February 2007

Camera boss admits flaw

A speed camera boss has finally admitted his equipment is capable of getting speeds wrong if guidelines are not strictly followed. The boss of the firm which makes laser detectors used in speed camera vans was cornered into admitting how a handheld version of the device, called an LTI 20.20 Ultralyte, can give incorrect reading.This came to light during a court ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • General news
  • 07 February 2007

MCN Needs Your Help

MCN is conducting an investigation into what happens to your bike immediately after a crash. We want to know your experiences of what happens to your bike if you’re injured and have to be carted off to hospital.Have the police made sure it is secure? Have you had to fork out cash to make sure it was taken back home?Do you think ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • General news
  • 06 February 2007

Ebay scam

An MCN reader has asked us to warn people of a scam which is being used on eBay.Below is his story:I tried to buy a trike advertised on eBay but it suddenly disappeared totally off their site . I contacted them three times asking if it was genuine and asking where it had gone and they told me it's showing in ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • General news
  • 04 February 2007

Pro-bike petrol stations

Here's a list of all the petrol stations that have been praised and recommended by MCN readers for not requiring the removal of crash helmets, or in some way helping stranded motorcyclists etc.If you have a petrol station to recommend, email it to mcn.online@emap.com. Last updated: January 22, 2007.Pro-bike petrol stations.Tesco's Petrol Station in Carrickfergus Shell Wallace Service Station, Main ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • General news
  • 31 January 2007

Anti-bike petrol stations

Here is a list of all the petrol stations that have refused to serve MCN readers, unless they removed their helmets.The highest proportion of the complaints we have received have been about the Tescos chain, but it isn't the only offender. If you want to name and shame a petrol station, email mcn.online@emap.com.And if you know of of pro-bike filling ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • General news
  • 31 January 2007

Govt snubs bikers

The Government has said no to a petition signed by 3,539 bikers demanding all speeding fines levied against motorcyclists be frozen. The call was made for the fines to be suspended until the Home Office tests speed detection equipment on bikes. An official response to MCN’s petition said there were no grounds for freezing fines despite admitting the Home Office ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • General news
  • 19 January 2007

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