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  • First ride: Triumph Bobber Black

    Yesterday 18:00 by Jon Urry

    First ride: Triumph Bobber Black

    It’s funny how fashions change and new trends quickly become the established norms. Take the bobber look for example. Nowadays, bobber styling revolves around a set of fat balloon tyres, however back...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda CBR600RR

    Yesterday 13:00 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Honda CBR600RR

    Bikes for saleThe 600cc market may not be what it once was, but it means you can currently get some brilliant bikes for reasonable amounts of dosh. That's what makes this CBR600RR today’s bike of the day. Seller...

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  • 5 affordable 125cc bikes for new riders

    Yesterday 12:00 by MCN News

    5 affordable 125cc bikes for new riders

    Bikes for saleSometimes choosing your first motorcycle can be a nightmare, especially if you don’t know where to start with it all. Some will want the sportiest machine they can afford, others will just want...

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  • Christmas gifts for the sportsbike lover

    Yesterday 09:00 by MCN News

    Christmas gifts for the sportsbike lover

    In this Christmas gift guide we focus on gifts for the sportsbike rider in your life. These gifts focus on squeezing the last ounce of performance out of your machine and yourself, but there are...

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  • Bike of the day: Triumph Tiger 800

    10 December 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Triumph Tiger 800

    Bikes for saleJust because there’s a new one on the way, doesn’t mean that the older model is by any means defunct in any way. This Triumph Tiger 800 is today’s bike of the day.  Seller says “Immaculate bike...

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  • MCN's Christmas wishlist

    10 December 2017 by MCN News

    MCN's Christmas wishlist

    Sure, right now it's not exactly biking weather, but that means there's more time to spend inside - where it's warm - checking out some of the awesome products that you hope to find under the tree in...

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  • The Sunday Social with Rachael Clegg

    10 December 2017 by Liam Marsden

    The Sunday Social with Rachael Clegg

    Rachael Clegg is an artist and journalist with a passion for the TT. Since 2013 she has produced a calendar celebrating the quirkier side of the Isle of Man TT. Hi Rachael, how are you? "Alright,...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda CBR500R

    09 December 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Honda CBR500R

    Bikes for saleThis bike is practically new and, costing nearly £2k less than a showroom machine, it is definitely worth a look. Seller says “The bike is in an excellent condition with extremely low mileage. Honda...

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  • How you can perfect the art of filtering

    09 December 2017 by Tim Thompson & Mark Edwards

    How you can perfect the art of filtering

    As cars and 4x4s get ever fatter the lanes we use for filtering are becoming narrower, the margins for error tighter. So more than ever the slickest and safest way to slip through traffic is to slow...

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  • The best investment...

    09 December 2017 by Neil Murray

    The best investment...

    Bikes for saleA few years back, I was thinking long and hard about the resale prospects of the first-generation Kawasaki H2. I reckoned they would dip initially, but if Kawasaki ever made a future classic, it is...

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  • New beginnings after MCN's Forum closes

    08 December 2017 by MCN News

    New beginnings after MCN's Forum closes

    Have you joined #ride5000miles for 2018? Now, although our MCN Forum era has come to an end (boo), all is not lost. We have our #ride5000miles Facebook group to continue all the wonderful...

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  • Bike of the day: Aprilia RSV4 RF

    08 December 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Aprilia RSV4 RF

    Bikes for saleThis Aprilia RSV4 RF is today’s bike of the day and is a bit of a peach; dear Santa…  Seller says “This Aprilia RSV4 RF is number 246 of 500 and comes with only 10,548 miles and one previous...

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  • Suzuki extend three-year warranty offer

    08 December 2017 by James Archibald

    Suzuki extend three-year warranty offer

    There’s nothing more frustrating than a bike going wrong, especially when it’s just out of its warranty period – but life is often unjust and sometimes these things can happen. Suzuki however are...

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  • Dainese scoop design award

    08 December 2017 by James Archibald

    Dainese scoop design award

    Dainese have won the prestigious Italian Compasso d’Oro award for the design of their Pro-Armour protection system. Winning the performance and innovation in the sport category, it celebrates the...

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  • A load of #ride5000miles Garbage

    07 December 2017 by Ped Baker

    A load of #ride5000miles Garbage

    ‘Some people have the idea that you need something like a BMW GS, metal boxes, GPS, spotlights, loads of time and loads of cash to have an adventure,” says Garbage Run organiser Nathan Milward. “You...

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  • 9 great toy runs to attend this Christmas

    07 December 2017 by MCN News

    9 great toy runs to attend this Christmas

    Let's not forget, Christmas is about giving, so we've come up with a list of Christmas charity runs taking place across the UK over the next couple of weeks. Get out on your bike, and help a good...

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  • Bike of the day: Yamaha Fazer 1000

    07 December 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Yamaha Fazer 1000

    Bikes for saleYamaha Fazers might not be the most desirable bikes out there, but they're incredibly practical and great value. Seller says “Just come in and is in great shape for the year, 4 cylinders and 150 bhp.

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  • What happens if my PCP bike gets written-off?

    07 December 2017 by MCN News

    What happens if my PCP bike gets written-off?

    MCN COMPAREPCP deals have gone from being a rare oddity in the motorcycling world to taking 20-30% of the new bike finance market, and it’s growing fast. But what happens if your PCP bike is written off?. "I’m...

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  • 13 of the best winter gloves

    06 December 2017 by James Archibald

    13 of the best winter gloves

    MCN ShopYou don't need to freeze your fingers off this winter. Here are 13 of the best winter gloves avabilable on the MCN Shop. Rev’it Taurus GTX, £189.99 A luxury winter glove with an impressive...

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  • 6 best cleaning products for your bike

    06 December 2017 by MCN News

    6 best cleaning products for your bike

    MCN ShopThere are some people out there who really enjoy cleaning their bikes, for everybody else, here are 5 of the best cleaning products to make the job as quick and painless as possible, as rated by MCN...

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  • Ducati’s new theme park: Big kids read on

    06 December 2017 by James Archibald

    Ducati’s new theme park: Big kids read on

    Time to leave adulting to one side. Ducati are pairing up with Italy’s second-biggest theme park vendor, Mirabilandia to open a new area in its Emilia-Romagna based park that, as you’ve guessed, will...

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  • Bikes for sale: Kawasaki ER-6F

    06 December 2017 by MCN News

    Bikes for sale: Kawasaki ER-6F

    Bikes for saleWinter’s coming, John Snow. It’s time to think about a sensible for bike for the cold months and this ER-6 fits the bill perfectly. Seller says “This ER-6 has covered just 16,133 miles from new and is...

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  • Win prizes with MCN's Christmas countdown 2017

    05 December 2017 by MCN News

    Win prizes with MCN's Christmas countdown 2017

    WinitDecember is now here and Christmas is coming in thick and fast. There's even snow hitting the UK. With all that in mind MCN's 24 Days of Christmas prizes have arrived! Click here to enter:  This...

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  • Honda Africa Twin 'little brother' on the way

    05 December 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Honda Africa Twin 'little brother' on the way

    The Honda Africa Twin is a well-balanced adventure bike that’s perfect for two-up travelling and the new Adventure Sports model has opened it up to even more hardcore endeavours. It does have its...

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  • Kevin Schwantz leathers on sale for £10,000

    05 December 2017 by Maria Vallahis

    Kevin Schwantz leathers on sale for £10,000

    What’s being billed as a genuine set of Kevin Schwantz leathers has cropped up on eBay for an astonishing ten grand. Seller tez7892 says Schwantz was wearing the Lucky Strike Suzuki suit in a...

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  • Bike of the day: Kawasaki ZX-9R

    05 December 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Kawasaki ZX-9R

    Bikes for saleNot the cheapest example available, but really clean and with low mileage. This ZX-9R is today’s bike of the day. Seller says “This is a 1999 model Kawasaki ZX9-R in red. Comes with only 3 owners from...

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  • Christmas gifts for those who like to tour

    05 December 2017 by MCN News

    Christmas gifts for those who like to tour

    Do big miles? Here's some help with your festive wishlist to make things a little easier for your friends and family. If you don't want to include any of the below producst on your wishlist, we have...

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  • Top 15 bikes for sale in 2017

    04 December 2017 by MCN News

    Top 15 bikes for sale in 2017

    Bikes for saleIt's hard to believe 2017 is almost over, and to wrap up the year we've put together a list of the 15 most popular bikes on MCN Bikes for Sale. You probably won't be surprised to learn that popular...

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