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  • MY2017 off-road Husqvarnas recalled

    Today 12:23 by Liam Marsden

    MY2017 off-road Husqvarnas recalled

    Several bikes from Husqvarna's off-road model range have been recalled for inspection and possible replacement of the front brake cylinder. TOP STORIES Video: 14 years since the legendary 2002 WSB...

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  • Gallery: Sports tourer shootout

    Today 10:30 by MCN News

    Gallery: Sports tourer shootout

    There's a myriad of choice when it comes to choosing a bike that will whisk you away on a long adventure. Historically, touring bikes were big and expensive, but is this always best? We took three...

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  • Bike of the day: Aprilia Caponord 1200

    Today 09:06 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Aprilia Caponord 1200

    Bikes for saleThis Aprilia Caponord 1200 is in today's bike of the day slot. It's probably not the first bike that comes to mind when you think of an adventure bike, but it's a great alternative to some of the more...

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  • Gallery: Riding with the Gods

    Today 09:00 by MCN News

    Gallery: Riding with the Gods

    MCN's sports editor and off-road fanatic Michael Guy joins four dirt riding gods at the Endurolegends Enduro school.  With multiple world championships between them, tuition from Jonny Walker,...

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  • Harley-Davidson CVO Street Glide first ride

    Yesterday 14:11 by Phil West

    Harley-Davidson CVO Street Glide first ride

    Harley’s CVO bikes have always been the very best-accessorised and tuned offerings the historic American firm can muster – but its latest for 2017 takes even all that a stage further. CVO stands for...

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  • Husqvarna 701 gets updated engine for 2017

    Yesterday 12:22 by Liam Marsden

    Husqvarna 701 gets updated engine for 2017

    Husqvarna's 701 Supermoto and Enduro models will be updated for 2017 with a new engine, increasing power and bringing the bikes inline with new Euro4 regulations. TOP STORIES Motorcyclists go dapper...

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  • New BMW K1600GTL spied

    Yesterday 11:35 by MCN News

    New BMW K1600GTL spied

    This is BMW’s 2017 K1600GTL super-tourer in all its glory, scooped just days ahead of its anticipated unveiling in Germany at next week’s Intermot show in Cologne. The class-defining inline-six...

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  • MCN Photo Comp: Win Turbospoke goodies

    Yesterday 11:00 by MCN News

    MCN Photo Comp: Win Turbospoke goodies

    Next month you could win some goodies with MCN! And all you have to do is send your best motorcycling pictures.  However, this month is going to be slightly different, because of the nature of...

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  • Bike of the day: KTM RC8

    Yesterday 10:32 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: KTM RC8

    Bikes for saleThe KTM RC8 is in today's bike of the day slot. It's a bike which went against the standard sportsbike conventions, focussing instead on road manners and useability. But that doesn't mean it's a pussy...

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  • Britain's best tourers: Finance deals

    28 September 2016 by MCN News

    Britain's best tourers: Finance deals

    When you think of touring you undoubtedly think of huge bikes with radios, built-in satnav and more buttons than the Millenium Falcon, but do all those luxuries always make the best touring bike? To...

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  • The magic of racing: Suzi Perry on MotoGP

    28 September 2016 by James Archibald

    The magic of racing: Suzi Perry on MotoGP

    Suzi Perry stars in the latest promo video from the organisers of Motorcycle Live, which returns to Birmingham’s NEC in November. Suzi’s film is the fourth in a series of six and she talks about...

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  • Bike of the day: Kawasaki Versys 1000

    28 September 2016 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Kawasaki Versys 1000

    Bikes for saleThe Kawasaki Versys 1000 is in today's bike of the day slot. It's a bike which takes the popular adventure bike recipe and gets rid of all the off-road bits. What you're left with is a great long...

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  • Prizes: Win Signed Jenny Tinmouth Print

    28 September 2016 by MCN Staff

    Prizes: Win Signed Jenny Tinmouth Print

    Win ItWe've been lucky enough to get hold of one of these great Jenny Tinmouth signed prints to give away and here's a chance to catch the latest update from the talented artist who drew the cartoon. TOP...

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  • Bike catching our eye this week: Suzuki SV1000S

    28 September 2016 by MCN News

    Bike catching our eye this week: Suzuki SV1000S

    Bikes for saleMCN's Used Bike expert Neil Murray has his eye on this litre bike and is giving you the low-down.  Seller says: "29,200 miles, MoT until April next year, recent new chain and sprockets." You can...

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  • New colours for 2017 Yamahas

    27 September 2016 by Liam Marsden

    New colours for 2017 Yamahas

    Ahead of the major new model launches expected at Intermot and EICMA, Yamaha has announced a host of new colours for many of the bikes in its current range. TOP STORIES Triumph celebrate 10 years of...

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  • Meet Ethel, the Evil Octane

    27 September 2016 by Liam Marsden

    Meet Ethel, the Evil Octane

    Rick Fairless, owner of Victory dealer Strokers Dallas and long time customiser has unveiled his unique custom Victory Octane as part of Operation Octane custom competition. Historically known for...

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  • This week's issue: 2000-mile tourer test

    27 September 2016 by MCN News

    This week's issue: 2000-mile tourer test

    In this week’s edition of MCN, available in newsagents, on iPad and Android from September 21: Ultimate tourer test Is bigger really better? Three bikes - one shock winner! Suzuki RGV500...

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  • Bike of the day: Harley-Davidson Street Glide

    27 September 2016 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Harley-Davidson Street Glide

    Bikes for saleThe Harley-Davidson Street Glide is in today's bike of the day slot. It's a bike which tries hard to bridge the gap between full-on tourer and custom street bike and here's a 2012 we've found just for...

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  • Triumph celebrate 10 years of the Street Triple

    26 September 2016 by James Archibald

    Triumph celebrate 10 years of the Street Triple

    Triumph are celebrating the Street Triple's tenth birthday by creating the three brilliant special editions. The bikes will all feature a special paint scheme in association with 8Ball paint shop, who...

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  • Bike of the day: Moto Guzzi Griso 1200

    26 September 2016 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Moto Guzzi Griso 1200

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is the Moto Guzzi Griso 1200.  Seller says "Special Edition with wire wheels, Green with Brown leather seat. Factory fitted fly screen. Selling due to lack of use. New...

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  • Bikes for sale: Yamaha R6

    25 September 2016 by MCN News

    Bikes for sale: Yamaha R6

    Bikes for saleWith a new Yamaha R6 on the horizon, it looks as though the supersport class could be getting the boost it needs, even though Honda are getting rid of the CBR600. Back in 1998 Yamaha's original R6 was...

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  • Whatever happened to Voxan motorcycles?

    25 September 2016 by MCN News

    Whatever happened to Voxan motorcycles?

      FACT FILE Born December 26, 1995 Went into liquidation late 2009 Last seen December 2013   Voxan? Wasn’t that a single by The Police? No, that’s Roxanne. Voxan was a French motorcycle...

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  • Bike of the day: BMW R nineT

    25 September 2016 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: BMW R nineT

    bikes for saleThis BMW R nineT is in today's bike of the day slot for its sheer simultaneous, near perfect, beauty and riding capabilities combined. Seller says "Black, one owner full service history, fitted with...

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  • Gallery: Fun-loving sports tourers

    24 September 2016 by MCN News

    Gallery: Fun-loving sports tourers

    As yet there's no MT-10 within Yamaha's sports-touring Tracer range, which got us thinking: what would happen if you 'Tracerised' one? TOP STORIES F1 pundit Martin Brundle talks sports tourers ...

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  • Bike of the day: Aprilia RSV4 Factory

    24 September 2016 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Aprilia RSV4 Factory

    bikes for saleToday's treat for the weekend is this Max Biaggi Aprilia RSV4 Factory replica. Seller says "Just in and presented in superb condition this cracking Max Biaggi Replica has just two owners from new and...

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  • Ducati Multistrada 939 spied testing

    23 September 2016 by Liam Marsden

    Ducati Multistrada 939 spied testing

    A new, smaller version of the Ducati Multistrada has been spotted testing on the roads in Italy, Moto.it reports. The grainy photo was taken by a reader of the Italian website and although it's not...

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