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  • Ducati and Honda Backing for Hailwood Parade

    Today 09:59 by Mike Nicks

    Ducati and Honda Backing for Hailwood Parade

    The Sports Motorcycles Ducati 900SS on which Mike Hailwood won the 1978 F1 TT and a 297cc six representing his Honda period will be the stars of a Mike's Bikes Parade at Castle Combe circuit on July...

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  • Bike of the day: Ducati Desmosedici RR

    Today 09:53 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Ducati Desmosedici RR

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2008 Ducati Desmosedici RR. Seller says: "Excellent example of Ducati's iconic MotoGP derived Desmosedici D16RR, No 531. Spotless condition and all totally original.

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  • 10 top motorcycle t-shirts

    Yesterday 09:00 by MCN News

    10 top motorcycle t-shirts

    Looking great doesn’t have to involve expensive fashion labels; here are our 10 of our top t-shirts available from the MCN t-shirt shop. Which design is your favourite? Exhaust identification,...

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  • Bike of the day: Yamaha Fazer 600

    Yesterday 08:30 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Yamaha Fazer 600

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2000 Yamaha Fazer 600. Seller says: "This is just a great Fazer, perfect bike great paint. The bike runs and rides as new. Must be one of the best. All books, full...

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  • Raise brake expectations

    18 February 2017 by MCN News

    Raise brake expectations

    Get to know your brakes It is possible to ride many miles without the need for hard braking. In fact, if you are frequently using heavy braking in your everyday riding then it is a sign that your...

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  • Bike of the day: Ducati 900SS

    18 February 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Ducati 900SS

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 1998 Ducati 900SS. Seller says: "Here we've found ourselves a unique opportunity to bag yourself a hardly used, dry-stored, Ducati 900SS with only 818 miles on the...

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  • Testing times for 2017 KTM adventure weapons

    17 February 2017 by Adam Child

    Testing times for 2017 KTM adventure weapons

    MCN’s Senior Road Tester Adam Child has packed his bags and is heading to Corsica to ride KTM’s powerful 1290 Super Adventure S and the new 1090 Adventure. The powerful Super Adventure first appeared...

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  • Bespoke motorcycle specials in custom comp

    17 February 2017 by MCN News

    Bespoke motorcycle specials in custom comp

    Check out the best bespoke motorcycle specials in Europe at the 2017 Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle show. Now in it's fourth year, the London Custom Bike Building Championships arrives in the...

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  • MCN Show: Suzuki Sheene and retro bikes

    17 February 2017 by MCN News

    MCN Show: Suzuki Sheene and retro bikes

    Along with some retro Suzuki bikes, the 2017 Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show there will be a rare collection of memorabilia from British motorcycling hero Barry Sheene, including race leathers,...

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  • Top retro bikes at 2017 MCN Motorcycle Show

    17 February 2017 by MCN News

    Top retro bikes at 2017 MCN Motorcycle Show

    The retro scene just keeps on getting bigger and bigger, with most manufacturers now offering several of their own factory retro bikes. There are yet more retro bikes coming your way for 2017, and...

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  • Bike of the day: 1974 Ducati 750GT

    17 February 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: 1974 Ducati 750GT

    Bikes for saleOver 130 bikes go under the hammer at the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show on February 18 as the second Coys auction gets underway. We’ve been through the catalogue and picked our...

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  • 2017 MCN Show: Day 2 of London set-up

    16 February 2017 by MCN News

    2017 MCN Show: Day 2 of London set-up

    We've been at the London ExCel from yesterday setting up for the 2017 Carole Nash MCN Motorcycle Show. Above you can see how day two has gone on: Lots of bikes arriving and gear being laid out. See...

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  • Top 2017 sportsbikes at 2017 London show

    16 February 2017 by MCN News

    Top 2017 sportsbikes at 2017 London show

    2017 is going to be a good year for sportsbike fans all over the world, and we have some of the most important ones at the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show this weekend. Suzuki GSX-R1000R...

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  • Gallery: 2017 Ducati SuperSport first ride

    16 February 2017 by MCN News

    Gallery: 2017 Ducati SuperSport first ride

    Ducati's new SuperSport impressed Senior Road Tester Michael Neeves, although he was surprised by just how sporty it is. Neevesy rode the base SuperSport model on the roads surrounding the Monteblanco...

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  • Great bike owners wanted!

    16 February 2017 by MCN News Team

    Great bike owners wanted!

    Have you ever owned any of the following bikes? Was it hugely significant to you – maybe as your first big bike? If so, we want to hear from you for a series of forthcoming features in MCN. Please...

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  • Proof! There's more to Essex than TOWIE

    16 February 2017 by Justin Hayzelden

    Proof! There's more to Essex than TOWIE

    Burnham-on-Crouch isn’t the kind of place you ride through or past, it’s the kind of place you ride to. Situated along the southern end of the Dengie peninsula in Essex, on the north bank of the River...

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  • Ducati SuperSport: Your questions answered

    16 February 2017 by Michael Neeves and Liam Marsden

    Ducati SuperSport: Your questions answered

    What’s the wind protection like from such a small screen? It is relatively small, but it’s adjustable and on the fast A-roads and motorways we tested the bike it was fine. There was no buffeting and...

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  • Video: Yamaha OW-01 revisited

    15 February 2017 by Michael Neeves

    Video: Yamaha OW-01 revisited

    Back in 1989 Yamaha created the OW-01, a homologation special built for superbike racing. With a staggering £12,700 price tag, it cost more than the Honda RC30 and with only 500 built, the Yamaha was...

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  • Finance: 'Get yourself a new bike for less'

    15 February 2017 by Emma Franklin

    Finance: 'Get yourself a new bike for less'

    Personal Contract Purchase now finances 20-30% of all new bikes sold in the UK, and it’s growing fast. But it might not be right for you, so make sure you understand what it is and how it...

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  • Gallery: Carole Nash MCN London show sets up

    15 February 2017 by MCN News

    Gallery: Carole Nash MCN London show sets up

    London is getting ready for the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show Things are starting to get underway at the ExCel in London as we prepare for this year’s Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show.

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