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Aprilia Caponord first ride

Adam Child, 11 April 2013 10:56

As the biking audience matures, demand continues to increase for adventure bikes. Early last year Triumph launched its new Explorer which took the coveted MCN road test class crown in 2012. But since then Ducati has launched its new ‘skyhook’ Multistrada, the first to come with true semi-active suspension, while both KTM and BMW have introduced new models which have ...

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Ducati Multistrada: old vs new

Adam Child, 07 January 2013 09:34

In 2010 Ducati’s all new Multistrada turned the adventure market on its head. It was a breath of fresh air, the sportiest bike in the sector. An impressive 150bhp from the 1199 V-Twin was backed up with high-tech gizmos, comfort and usability. It proved to be the success story Ducati was hoping for. Now three years on Ducati want to ...

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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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BMW R1200GS Rallye first ride

Adam Child, 08 March 2012 17:34

It's been a long time coming, but if any bike's deserving of a commemorative special edition model surely it's the BMW R1200GS. The class-defning German adventure bike has been a market leader throughout all its guises since the original and radical-for-the-time R80G/S of 1980. To celebrate that, and no doubt to encourage more sales of the current, ageing version before ...

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KTM to make road racing debut

Adam Child, 21 July 2011 14:58

KTM and MCN will be making road racing history at Oliver’s Mount, Scarborough this weekend, as Senior Road Tester Adam Child will be competing in the historic 'Cock of the North' meeting on board KTM's new 1190 RC8R Track. This will be the first time a KTM has been road raced in England, and the first time a KTM has ...

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Harley-Davidson XR1200 Trophy Blog: Thruxton BSB

Adam Child, 03 June 2011 14:28

After a busy week racing at the North West, I was invited by Harley-Davidson to be guest rider in the XR1200 Trophy at Thruxton – and I jumped at the chance. Racing in front of a packed BSB audience on the UK’s fastest track? How could I turn it down? Here are a few highlights of my weekend and hopefully ...

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BMW S1000RR gets 381bhp!

Adam Child, 07 January 2011 16:19

This is the world's first turbo-charged BMW S1000RR, revealed for the first time in MCN next week. Its rear wheel power has been increased from a pitiful 185bhp to a far more acceptable 381bhp. Find a BMW S1000RR for sale The power is now over three times the output of a CBR600RR and 140bhp more than a MotoGP bike. It ...

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Cologne Bike Show: Yamaha unveil ‘Worldcrosser’ Super Tenere concept

Adam Child, 06 October 2010 10:21

This sexed-up, concept bike version of Yamaha’s Super Tenere has just been unveiled at the Cologne Show and is the surprise star of the Yamaha stand. Dubbed the ‘Worldcrosser’ it’s been created by Iwata Design and features a host of rugged, Ralley-Raid-style enhancements and additions. These include an Akrapovic twin exhaust, cut-down single seat, race-style screen and full knobbly tyres. ...

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Oliver’s Mount Gold Cup 60th Anniversary

Adam Child, 15 September 2010 10:30

The Auto 66 club have just released the long list of world class riders and historic bikes which will take part in the anniversary parade on the Sunday at  12:30 and 2:50pm during this weekends Gold Cup meeting. Seven times Gold cup winner Guy Martin will lead the way on a specialist GSX-R Streetfighter Turbo, followed by Carl Fogarty, back on ...

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2010 Aprilia Shiver 750 - first ride

Adam Child, 30 April 2010 13:09

Aprilia’s updated 2010 Shiver is currently being tested by MCN’s Adam Child on the amazing Route Napoleon in the south of France. This is what he has to say... 2010 Aprilia Shiver 750 - tech specs revealed “Aprilia have decided to make the Shiver more accessible and give it more of a sporting edge, the seat is thinner and lower ...

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