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  • Plan your day: Friday schedule for London show

    Today 11:00 by MCN News

    Plan your day: Friday schedule for London show

    With the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle show touching down at London’s Excel next Friday (Feb 12-14) there’s plenty to see and do across the whole show, here’s Friday’s timetable so you can plan...

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  • Used bike spotlight: Small capacity trailies

    Yesterday 11:26 by MCN News

    Used bike spotlight: Small capacity trailies

    Bikes for saleIn this week's issue of MCN we put four of the most affordable 125cc trailies head-to-head on a winter green-lane odyssey to find out if you really need that big expensive adventure bike. You don't...

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  • BMW C Evoloution; Living with electric

    Yesterday 11:00 by MCN

    BMW C Evoloution; Living with electric

    MCN finds out if bikes like BMW’s battery-powered scoot can be the ideal companion by living with one for a week like the idea of electric bikes. I’ve been lucky to ride a few in the past couple of...

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  • Bike of the Day: Kawasaki ER-6n

    Yesterday 09:30 by MCN News

    Bike of the Day: Kawasaki ER-6n

    Bikes for saleWith the 2012 ER-6n Kawasaki managed to make an already brilliant bike even better, by making it easier to ride and much more manageable for new riders, but still more than capable for more...

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  • In Pictures: Yamaha XSR900 launch

    04 February 2016 by MCN News

    In Pictures: Yamaha XSR900 launch

    Yamaha’s impressive new XSR900 is a recipe for success, based on the already good MT-09 platform but sporting a beautiful new wardrobe, it both looks good and rides good. MCN Senior Road Tester Adam...

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  • Farm boys v Marquez

    04 February 2016 by MCN Sport

    Farm boys v Marquez

    Lincolnshire’s Tim and Tom Neave know a bit about dirt track. So does Marc Marquez. In January 2014, the lads got the chance to race the Champion wo young Englishmen, wide-eyed, fresh-faced,...

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  • Used bike spotlight: Triumph Tigers

    04 February 2016 by MCN News

    Used bike spotlight: Triumph Tigers

    Bikes for saleWith the news that Triumph will be revealing a new version of the Tiger 1050 Sport, we've found previous and current model Tigers for sale at MCN Bikes for Sale. And don't forget, the new...

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  • Bike of the Day: Honda CB1000R

    04 February 2016 by MCN News

    Bike of the Day: Honda CB1000R

    Bikes for saleHonda's CB1000R is one of the forgotten super nakeds, lurking in the shadows of the uber-powerful, electronically-controlled new breed. That doesn't mean the CB is a bad bike - it's a brilliant road...

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  • Celebrate 20 years of BSB at London show

    03 February 2016 by MCN News

    Celebrate 20 years of BSB at London show

    Landmark bikes and star riders take part in a one-off tribute to the world’s most exciting national race series at the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show. In less than 10 days’ time BSB stars Neil...

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  • Paddock stands under £100

    03 February 2016 by MCN News

    Paddock stands under £100

    MCN ShopFour of the best rear paddock stands available on MCNshop.com.     MotoGP 1 piece rear paddock stand, £54.99 One of the most solid paddock stands around is made from 32mm cold-rolled...

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  • Video: Yamaha XSR900 first impressions

    03 February 2016 by Adam Child

    Video: Yamaha XSR900 first impressions

    The new Yamaha XSR900 is set to be one of the most highly anticipated bikes of 2016. With its MT-09 derived engine and ticking plenty of boxes in the looks department, this bike is a recipe for a...

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  • London Show kicks off this Friday!

    03 February 2016 by MCN News

    London Show kicks off this Friday!

    February 12-14 is your chance to take part in one of the biggest motorcycling events of the year as we head to the capital for the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show. The latest and greatest new...

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  • Should Stoner come back full time?

    03 February 2016 by MCN News

    Should Stoner come back full time?

    Double world champion Casey Stoner has returned to the MotoGP paddock as test rider for Ducati, immediately setting impressive times despite his long hiatus from the sport.  Should he return to...

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  • Bike of the Day: Yamaha XT600E

    03 February 2016 by MCN News

    Bike of the Day: Yamaha XT600E

    Bikes for saleThe Yamaha XT600E is a straightforward, reliable and solid old-school trail bike. It's a solid workhorse that'll take you wherever you want to go - from that local trail you've had your eye on, to the...

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  • New Victory: Octane fuelled for take off

    03 February 2016 by Ben Purvis

    New Victory: Octane fuelled for take off

    Victory will reveal full details of their new Octane performance cruiser on February 19, but MCN has uncovered patent drawings that show how the new bike will look. The firm have made little secret of...

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  • Triumph confirm new Tiger Sport

    03 February 2016 by Richard Newland

    Triumph confirm new Tiger Sport

    Triumph have confirmed yet another new model will be added to their extensive list of new-for-2016 models, in the shape of a new version of their 1050-engined Tiger Sport. The Hinckley firm have...

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  • Yamaha CS_07 Gasoline is anything but a drag

    02 February 2016 by James Archibald

    Yamaha CS_07 Gasoline is anything but a drag

    Portuguese custom building duo, Alexandre Santos and Osvaldo Coutinho of the eccentrically titled ‘it roCks!bikes’ have built their third custom machine to be included Yamaha’s ever-growing Yard Built...

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  • My life in bikes; Sjaak Lucassen

    02 February 2016 by MCN

    My life in bikes; Sjaak Lucassen

    ‘I’ve been planning on riding to the North Pole’  head of his appearance at the MCN London Show, the Dutch adventurer reveals what made him lap the world on a FireBlade   What was your first...

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  • Yamaha R1M online application extended

    01 February 2016 by Liam Marsden

    Yamaha R1M online application extended

    The online application process to order a 2016 Yamaha R1M has been extended until midnight February 28, with only a few bikes remaining. As in 2015, owners of a 2016 R1M will also get a place on...

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  • Bike of the Day: BMW HP2 Sport

    01 February 2016 by MCN News

    Bike of the Day: BMW HP2 Sport

    Bikes for saleThe BMW HP2 Sport marks the pinnacle of BMW's air-cooled Boxer twin engine, producing 128bhp and 85ftlb of torque, but that's not all that's special about the HP2 Sport. Ohlins suspension, Brembo...

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  • Launch: Yamaha XSR900 ridden

    31 January 2016 by Adam Child

    Launch: Yamaha XSR900 ridden

    MCN Senior Road Tester Adam ‘Chad’ Child is on the launch of Yamaha’s new XSR900 in sunny Fuerteventura. The eye-catching XSR is based on Yamaha’s successful MT-09 and comes from the same Yamaha Sport...

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  • BMW reveal RnineT Sport

    29 January 2016 by MCN News

    BMW reveal RnineT Sport

    BMW Motorrad have released a new version of the wildly popular RnineT, which has been dubbed the Sport, and delivers riders a pre-formed café racer style version of the naked retro. RnineT Sport...

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  • Win a pair of custom earplus from Auritech

    29 January 2016 by MCN News

    Win a pair of custom earplus from Auritech

    Win itWin a pair of custom earplus from Auritech worth £149.99 We have teamed up with Auritech and have 2 sets of custom hearing protectors to giveaway at the Carole Nash MCN London Motorbike Show 2016...

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  • Video: 2016 Kawaski Ninja ZX-10R onboard

    29 January 2016 by MCN

    Video: 2016 Kawaski Ninja ZX-10R onboard

    MCN Roadtester Adam Child was recently out in Sepang for the international launch of the 2016 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R. It has already impressed after we rode it at the exclusive Australian launch last...

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  • Used bike spotlight: Naked triples

    29 January 2016 by MCN News

    Used bike spotlight: Naked triples

    Bikes for saleThe new MV Agusta Brutale 800 has just been launched in Spain, which has a longer wheelbase, new subframe and more torque. The first batch of Brutale 800s will be arriving in the UK soon, priced at...

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  • Italian collection goes under the hammer

    29 January 2016 by MCN News

    Italian collection goes under the hammer

    On February 13 around 100 classic and vintage motorcycles will go under the hammer as London’s first dedicated world-class motorcycle-only auction gets underway. Run in conjunction with the Carole...

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  • Bike of the Day: Suzuki GSXR-750 SRAD

    29 January 2016 by MCN News

    Bike of the Day: Suzuki GSXR-750 SRAD

    Bikes for saleThe SRAD series really moved the GSX-R family onto the next level, with a frame developed from their RGV Grand Prix machine. As a result the SRADs are famed for their handling, both on road and...

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  • First ride: Ducati XDiavel

    29 January 2016 by Andy Downes

    First ride: Ducati XDiavel

    Ducati XDiavel redefines cruiser market Ducati have redefined the cruiser market with the all-new XDiavel which offers feet-forward riding fans an altogether different experience from traditional...

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  • New Indian fuelled by Jack Daniel's

    28 January 2016 by James Archibald

    New Indian fuelled by Jack Daniel's

    Indian have teamed up with Jack Daniel's to create a limited edition Chief model to celebrate the whiskey giant’s 150th anniversary, with Brian Klock of Klock Werks taking care of the final...

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