Bike news

  • Have a free adventure with Touratech this May

    Yesterday 16:54 by Ped Baker

    Have a free adventure with Touratech this May

    On May 5-7 Touratech will be holding their annual Travel Event with three days of ride-outs, talks, demos and camping in the beautiful Welsh countryside. Not only are Touratech themselves there but 30...

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  • This week’s top motorcycle t-shirt picks

    Yesterday 16:23 by MCN News

    This week’s top motorcycle t-shirt picks

    It’s getting to the time of year where it’s warm enough to get away without wearing a jumper or jacket (unless it’s raining of course) and we thought that you could make yourself stand out more for...

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  • Malle announce The Great Mile rally

    Yesterday 13:49 by James Archibald

    Malle announce The Great Mile rally

    If you own a classic or custom bike then the first of Malle London's new event is for you. Malle London have launched The Great Mile for 2017, aka a 1000-mile, 72-hour motorcycle rally with 100...

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  • You could now be fined up to £2,500 for speeding

    Yesterday 11:29 by Jordan Gibbons and James Archibald

    You could now be fined up to £2,500 for speeding

    From today, the speeding fine system has changed, meaning offenders could pay up to 150% of their weekly income as a fine. Getting caught even 10mph over the limit, could see a 50% fine, should the...

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  • Have a KTM Adventure at the MCN Festival

    Yesterday 09:30

    Have a KTM Adventure at the MCN Festival

    KTM are bringing their all-new range of Adventure and Super Adventure bikes to the Carole Nash MCN Festival of Motorcycling this year, including all three versions of the 1290 Super Adventure. KTM...

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  • Bike of the day: Royal Enfield Bullet Electra

    Yesterday 07:00 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Royal Enfield Bullet Electra

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2006 Enfield 500 Bullet.  Seller says “This Royal Enfield Bullet Electra, 56 plate, arrived in as a part exchange. The last of the pre-unit gearbox models,...

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  • Benelli TRK 502 first ride

    23 April 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Benelli TRK 502 first ride

    Freedom, adventure, passion without any limitations. That’s what TRK stands for, according to Benelli, but in reality the TRK is far from limitless. The main limitation is the lack of power from the...

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  • Grab an MCN motorcycle test print

    23 April 2017 by MCN News

    Grab an MCN motorcycle test print

    MCN Staff Photographer, Joe Dick, takes amazing shots for the newspaper and website, fact. All you have to do is browse our first rides and tests to see that.  But now you can own one of his...

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  • Master the art of overtaking on a trackday

    23 April 2017 by Michael Neeves

    Master the art of overtaking on a trackday

    MCN Senior Road Tester, Michael Neeves, teaches you how to take the lead and master overtaking on track days. It’s good to overtake Overtaking is one of the most satisfying parts of a trackday. It’s...

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  • Bike of the day: Ducati 899 Panigale

    23 April 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Ducati 899 Panigale

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2013 Ducati 899 Panigale.  Seller says “This white 899 comes with, a dual saddle, intergrated mirror indicators, Brembo brakes, tail tidy, adjustable suspension,...

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  • The slightly more affordable BMW HP4 option

    22 April 2017 by James Archibald

    The slightly more affordable BMW HP4 option

    Bikes for saleBMW left us all drooling earlier this week with the announcement surrounding the new carbon-framed 212bhp HP4 RACE superbike.  It’s a thing of true beauty, and at 171kg fully wet, is lighter than...

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  • 'I've already done 3k miles' #ride5000miles

    22 April 2017 by MCN News

    'I've already done 3k miles' #ride5000miles

    With spring now fully in bloom, #ride5000miles members are starting to pile on the miles. Remember that this isn’t a competition – it’s simply about getting out and enjoying your bike, but if there...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda CBR600RR

    22 April 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Honda CBR600RR

    Bikes for saleA 600cc sportsbike is the perfect for the roads. Fun, light and fast, there isn’t much to like and this Honda CBR600RR is a great example of such a machine. Which is why it’s today’s bike of the...

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  • Celebrate with Chris Walker this weekend

    21 April 2017 by James Archibald

    Celebrate with Chris Walker this weekend

    Stalker's birthday weekender! Chris Walker will be celebrating the second anniversary of his Lincolnshire dealership this weekend.  Chris Walker Kawasaki will be hosting a special event to mark...

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  • Bolt are back!

    21 April 2017 by James Archibald

    Bolt are back!

    More space, more bikes and a banging launch party for new HQ Bolt Motorcycles closed the doors on their previous shop towards the end of last year, finding that as their popularity was rocketing, the...

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  • Feel the need for cheap speed?

    21 April 2017 by Neil Murray

    Feel the need for cheap speed?

    Bikes for saleThere are brilliant bargains around if you want to go fast for not much cash. The arrival of new models always has some effect on sales of the ones they are replacing. Honda have a new Fireblade,...

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  • Ride the 2017 Yamaha’s at the MCN Festival

    21 April 2017 by Ped Baker

    Ride the 2017 Yamaha’s at the MCN Festival

    Yamaha have confirmed that they’re bringing a huge sixteen bike test fleet to this year’s Carole Nash MCN Festival on May 13-14 including the R6, R1M, SCR950 and blistering MT-10SP! All sixteen bikes...

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  • Bike of the day: Suzuki SV650

    21 April 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Suzuki SV650

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is especially for those less-experienced riders out there, the above 2013 Suzuki SV650.  Seller says “Here we have an excellent example of the Suzuki SV650, in blue. Only...

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  • Win: Loads of lovely goodies up for grabs

    20 April 2017 by MCN News Team

    Win: Loads of lovely goodies up for grabs

    Win ItHere's our top pick of prizes up for grabs in our free to enter giveaways. It's simple to register, all you need to do is CLICK HERE and away you go. Muc-Off Clean, lube and Protect Kit, £25 Help...

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  • A scones and spanners kinda bike meet

    20 April 2017 by Justin Hayzelden

    A scones and spanners kinda bike meet

    The Chequered Flag Café opened its doors just 18 months ago and in the short time since has grown to be a hub for Cornwall’s biking community. Located on the A38 between Plymouth and Liskeard, this...

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  • Ride in to Bristol's biking festival

    20 April 2017 by Simon Brown

    Ride in to Bristol's biking festival

    Bristol will be taken over by Italian bikes (and cars) this Saturday (April 22)  – and you can join a ride-in to the city centre spectacular. Sean Goody of the local Ducati Owners Club branch...

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  • Bike of the day: Kawasaki ZZR600

    20 April 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Kawasaki ZZR600

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2001 Kawasaki ZZR600.  Seller says “Fantastic middleweight tourer comes complete with three owners and just 12,000 miles from new. Fully Hpi clear and complete...

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  • 4 affordable universal top boxes

    19 April 2017 by MCN News

    4 affordable universal top boxes

    MCN ShopWe've selected 4 affordable universal top boxes from MCN's Shop just for you. Givi E370N Monolock top case - £78.84 This capacious 37-litre top case is suitable for fitment to bikes,...

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  • Bike of the day: Buell 1125R

    19 April 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Buell 1125R

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is something a little different - Buell's attempt at a sportsbike, the 1125R.  Seller says “1900 miles – Recent service work including plugs, replacement regulator...

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