New rider (Jan - Dec 2015)

  • Video: Protect your bike this winter

    11 September 2017 by MCN News

    Video: Protect your bike this winter

    Once you've got all the thick, horrible winter road grime off your pride and joy you'll need to make sure you protect it, to keep corrosion over the winter months down to a minimum. Follow the steps...

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  • Coping with extreme cold

    17 December 2015 by Simon and Lisa Thomas

    Coping with extreme cold

    Riding in cold weather can be more dangerous than in hot. As your body redirects your blood to protect vital organs our brains fall into 'emergency-mode' and sensible cognitive thought becomes a...

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  • Video: Keep your bike clean this winter

    25 November 2015 by MCN News

    Video: Keep your bike clean this winter

    Winter certainly feels like it's here already, and the roads are already noticeably grimier, which means dirtier bikes, even after a quick ride to the shops. Keeping your bike clean and free of grime...

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  • Stay visible this winter

    03 November 2015 by MCN News

    Stay visible this winter

    The nights are drawing in, and for most people it's now dark on the way home from work. If as a new rider you've never ridden in the dark, it can be quite a daunting prospect, especially if you add in...

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  • The route to getting your licence

    13 October 2015 by MCN News

    The route to getting your licence

    The motorcycle licence system in the UK can be confusing and daunting at first, depending on your age and riding experience.  The interactive flow chart here will make your journey to getting...

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  • A2 licence sportsbike group test

    29 September 2015 by Andy Davidson

    A2 licence sportsbike group test

    Yamaha’s new YZF-R3 has KTM’s RC390 and Kawasaki’s Ninja 300 in its sights. To find out if it has what it takes to be the king of the A2 sportsbikes, we take all three for a thrashing on road and...

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