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  • Day 8: MCN Great Christmas Giveaway!

    Today 01:00 by MCN News Team

    Day 8: MCN Great Christmas Giveaway!

    Win ItIt's day eight and today's fantastic prize will help keep your bike on the road! Keep checking back till Christmas Eve to see what our daily giveaway is and don't forget to like us...

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  • 2017 Kawasaki Z650 first ride

    Yesterday 16:00 by MCN News

    2017 Kawasaki Z650 first ride

    MCN Senior Road Tester Adam Child is currently out in sunny (well, sunnier than the UK right now) Spain, to ride the new 2017 Kawasaki Z650 naked middleweight, which replaces the firm's...

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  • Yamaha FZR owners we need you!!

    Yesterday 13:04 by MCN News Team

    Yamaha FZR owners we need you!!

    Have you owned a Yamaha FZR750? Is it the best bike you've ever owned? Do you have fond memories of it? Have you got one parked in your garage today? Then we need your help with an upcoming MCN...

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  • Christmas gift guide; motorcycle life hacks

    Yesterday 11:00 by James Archibald

    Christmas gift guide; motorcycle life hacks

    So let's face it, we like spending money and getting new things, branded products are great and all that but sometimes our budgets don’t stretch to the most expensive items currently on sale.

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  • Seven brilliant reasons to ride this week

    Yesterday 10:53 by MCN News

    Seven brilliant reasons to ride this week

    1. Lean into winter track time MSVT Open Pit Lane Track Day with Chris Walker Where: Brands Hatch When: 8am. Friday, December 9 Entry: £69 Info: msvtrackdays.com Superbike superstar Chris ‘Stalker’...

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  • Vote now for your MCN Man of the Year 2016!

    Yesterday 09:00 by MCN News

    Vote now for your MCN Man of the Year 2016!

    Voting is now open for this year’s MCN Man of the Year. From an initial shortlist of 14, our panel of experts have narrowed this down to five of 2016’s most impressive performers in the world of...

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  • Just how hard can you brake?

    Yesterday 09:00 by Rupert Paul

    Just how hard can you brake?

    For some people, the answer to this question is: “Not very.” See if you can believe this. I was at a track training day a few years ago, and the chief instructor explained in a classroom session that...

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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: Honda CB1000R

    Yesterday 09:00 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Honda CB1000R

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2014 Honda CB1000R. Seller says  "Excellent Condition, full service history. Braided brake hoses, LED indicators, rear hugger, tail tidy. Datatool System 4 alarm...

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  • Day 7: MCN Great Christmas Giveaway!

    Yesterday 07:00 by MCN News Team

    Day 7: MCN Great Christmas Giveaway!

    Win ItIt's day seven and we're now a week into our great Christmas Giveaway and today's prize will definitely be one to keep you toasty on cold winter rides. Keep checking back till Christmas Eve to see...

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  • China's biggest machine yet

    Yesterday 06:00 by Ben Purvis

    China's biggest machine yet

    Think of Chinese bikes and you probably get a mental image of 125cc air-cooled singles and identikit scooters but there’s a growing Chinese demand for large-capacity machines and home-grown...

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  • In this week's issue: Yamaha special

    06 December 2016 by MCN News

    In this week's issue: Yamaha special

    It's #MCNWednesday time again! And this week we test every single MT from the Yamaha range. And yes our amazing, fabulous new MCN design still looks amazing and fabulous. Pick-up our new-look MCN from...

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  • Sell a bike for what you paid for it

    06 December 2016 by Neil Murray

    Sell a bike for what you paid for it

    Bikes for saleSave yourself money by buying a depreciation free bike When bike prices go up – and they will next year – depreciation of older bikes changes. All of a sudden it’s not: “Well, it’s five years old so...

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  • Record breaking swag up for auction

    06 December 2016 by James Archibald

    Record breaking swag up for auction

    A collection of motorcycle medals, trophies and other achievement pieces from the early 20th century will be available to the highest bidder at the Charterhouse auction in Dorset on January, 20...

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  • Bike of the day: Aprilia SL1000 Falco

    06 December 2016 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Aprilia SL1000 Falco

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2003 Aprilia SL1000 Falco. Seller says  "This bike is in great condition for it's age and mileage. Brilliant touring bike with a brilliant sounding fast motor. It...

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  • Day 6: MCN Great Christmas Giveaway!

    06 December 2016 by MCN News Team

    Day 6: MCN Great Christmas Giveaway!

    Win ItIt's day six of our great Christmas Giveaway and today's prize would be a welcome addition to any garage. Keep checking back till Christmas Eve to see what our daily giveaway is and don't forget to...

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  • Win £1,000 of biking gear with Carole Nash

    05 December 2016 by MCN News

    Win £1,000 of biking gear with Carole Nash

    Christmas really could come early this year courtesy of Carole Nash! They're giving away a sleigh full of prizes that would make Santa blush in a festive prize draw. Simply call Carole Nash or go...

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  • 2017 KTM 1290 Super Duke R: First ride

    05 December 2016 by Michael Neeves

    2017 KTM 1290 Super Duke R: First ride

    We’ve managed to grab a sneaky go on KTM’s new £13,999 1290 Super Duke R here at its world launch in Qatar…before this evening’s technical presentation and tomorrow’s track action at the Losail...

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  • New Suzuki SV650 Scrambler

    05 December 2016 by Jordan Gibbons

    New Suzuki SV650 Scrambler

    Suzuki has a new SV650 Scrambler for 2017 but it’s not for sale in the UK Suzuki have been curiously absent from the retro craze that has gripped motorcycling in the last few years. However a video...

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  • Christmas gifts for those who like to tour

    05 December 2016 by MCN News

    Christmas gifts for those who like to tour

    Do big miles? Here's some help with your festive wishlist… Don’t forget to check out the MCN shop for more TOP STORIES Hutchy's Superstock S1000RR ridden Michelin 'New Generation' Power RS MCN's...

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  • Bike of the day: Triumph Tiger 1050 Sport

    05 December 2016 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Triumph Tiger 1050 Sport

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2014 Triumph Tiger 1050 Sport. Seller says  "FSH, Triumph panniers, centre stand, Oxford heated grips, R&G engine and spindle protectors, 12V socket and...

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  • Day 5: MCN Great Christmas Giveaway!

    05 December 2016 by MCN News Team

    Day 5: MCN Great Christmas Giveaway!

    Win ItDay five of our great Christmas Giveaway and with ten prizes now up for grabs our advent giveaway is really hotting up. Keep checking back till Christmas Eve to see what our daily giveaway is and...

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  • Will Guy race in 2017?

    04 December 2016 by Stephen Davison

    Will Guy race in 2017?

    TV star refuses to rule out TT comeback but says if he returns he’ll be ‘in it to win it’ A year ago the big question on everyone’s mind was, “Will Guy Martin race in 2016?” Twelve months on, the...

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  • Bike of the day: Triumph Street Triple

    04 December 2016 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Triumph Street Triple

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2015 Triumph Street Triple Seller says  "White, 3 months warranty, 1 owner, Full dealership history, Fly Screen, Seat Cowl, Belly Pan. Call to secure, Part...

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  • 2017 MT-09 launch update: First ride

    04 December 2016 by Emma Franklin

    2017 MT-09 launch update: First ride

    As well as its aggressive new styling, Yamaha have upgraded the suspension on the 2017 MT-09 front and rear, and the big news is that it's a massive improvement. We spent yesterday riding the 2017...

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  • Day 4: MCN Great Christmas Giveaway!

    04 December 2016 by MCN News Team

    Day 4: MCN Great Christmas Giveaway!

    Win ItDay four of our great Christmas Giveaway, with prizes up for grabs till Christmas Eve it's worth checking out the website daily, liking us on Facebook and following us on Twitter. We’ve got a pair of...

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  • Guy Martin back on track

    03 December 2016 by Kevin Kinghan

    Guy Martin back on track

    Guy road races again, has a crack at speedway and has a beach blast Guy Martin returned to bikesport at the weekend when he travelled to New Zealand’s South Island to race his monster Martek...

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  • Racing pundits reveal what used bikes they'd buy

    03 December 2016 by MCN News

    Racing pundits reveal what used bikes they'd buy

    Bikes for saleNeil Hodgson, Steve Parrish and James Whitham have all revealed which used bike they would buy for under £3000. Former World Superbike champion, now BT Sport MotoGP presenter Neil Hodgson 2013 KTM...

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  • 20 questions with Richard Hammond

    03 December 2016 by MCN News

    20 questions with Richard Hammond

    As The Grand Tour kicked off earlier this month it was perfect timing for our Head of Content, Tim Thompson, to catch up with former Top Gear presenter Richard Hammond to answer some really big...

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