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How to choose an Adventure bike

Michael Guy, 19 August 2011 12:36

While the iconic bike of Adventure travel remains the capable BMW 1200GS, it’s not your only choice of bike when it comes to embarking on an Adventure. Over the last 20 years the challenge of riding to far flung places by bike has captured the imagination of thousands of adventurers.  The choice of bike varies dramatically from mopeds through to ...

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Scott Redding wins – on a Honda C90!

Matthew Birt, 28 February 2011 10:21

Scott Redding claimed his first victory of 2011 at Mondello Park last weekend – riding a Honda C90 in a charity eight-hour endurance race. Teaming up with former 250GP winner and MotoGP rider Jeremy McWilliams and Irish enduro champion Paul McGuire, the trio won the annual Nifty Fifty by 30 seconds. Redding’s special C90, prepped and modified by Alvaro Bautista’s ...

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4000 miles round Britain on a C90

John Westlake, 05 March 2010 09:59

An MCN reader plans to ride round the entire coast of Britain on a Honda C90 to raise money for the RNLI – that’s a total of 4000miles. Kevin Hancock, 39, sets off on May 1 and optimistically says he will complete the trip in two weeks. This works out as 285 miles a day, which means he’ll be riding ...

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Thousands turn up!

Stu Cox (Wrexham), 14 September 2009 09:20

What a brilliant day. I rode from Overton to meet my mates at a nearby fast food eatery at 10:00 am and got chatting to a group from Reading who had travelled down the day before. We browsed each others bikes and I even let one gent ride my bike as a test ride, (Suzuki- you owe me some money ...

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The Slow Way Round

Gary Baxter Barrie Davies and Nick davies, 04 June 2008 13:27

We have recently returned from an epic journey around Briatain on two Honda C90 Cubs followed by Big Nick on his ZX-9R Carrying our tools. The journey was undertaken to raise money and awareness for Motor Neurone Disease and Cross Roads caring for carers. We started the journey on May 9th returning 11 days later and travelled from Llanelli, South ...

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Big Trip special: Top 10 motorcycle tours from 2007

Dave Rawlings, 03 January 2008 16:29

After nearly a year of big trips we’ve put our ten best stories together, and here they are just for you. Some are here because of their exotic location, others because of the endurance the riders suffered and some because they are just great stories. 1. Nick Graham and Nick Clarke – Cotswolds to Cape Town With no support and ...

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Big Trip special: Scooters in the Sahara

Dave Rawlings, 03 January 2008 01:00

Dennis Robinson and seven buddies took a gaggle of Honda C90s and £200,000 worth of medical supplies to a hospital in Gambia. As told to MCN’s Events Editor Dave Rawlings. The whole idea of this trip was the brainwave of my mate Bill Oats. He went out on rally in a Land Rover and met Stella Marsden, who runs a ...

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Can you help with moped fundraiser?

Chris Newbigging, 16 July 2007 14:09

Motorcycle News reader Stuart Stocks is looking for sponsorship for his trip to the Nurburgring in aid of Enduro Africa.   Stuart is riding a Webbs Yamaha prepared Yamaha T80 Townmate (similar to but less popular than a Honda C90) to the infamous German toll road to raise money for his Enduro Africa campaign later this year, and hopes to ...

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8000 miles to Mongolia on a Monkey bike

Wayne Barrett, 20 May 2007 08:48

Wayne and Andy Barrett will, this summer, undertake one of the most arduous charity events ever conceived. On July 21st they will set out on the annual charity event known as The Mongol Rally. Their journey involves travelling over 8000 miles from London to Mongolia on a motorbike under 125cc. And if that doesn’t sound mad enough they hope to do ...

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Quiz of the Year

MCN, 25 December 2006 12:30

We reckon our quiz will keep you amused for a while over Christmas… but if it’s all been too easy, you might as well try to profit from your gargantuan biking knowledge, because we’ve got a cracking day out as a prize. Test the biking knowledge of you and your mates with these 100 teasers – do it for fun ...


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