Bike news

  • Bike of the day: Triumph Sprint ST 1050

    Today 12:03 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Triumph Sprint ST 1050

    Bikes for saleThe Triumph Sprint ST 1050 might be forgotten in a world where adventure bikes rule the long distance market, but it's still an incredibly capable machine, which is why this example is today's bike of...

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  • Lee Munro sets speed record on Indian Scout

    Today 11:00 by Liam Marsden

    Lee Munro sets speed record on Indian Scout

    50 years ago Burt Munro set an under 1000cc class record of 183.59mph on his Indian Scout Streamliner at the Bonneville Salt Flats. Now his great nephew Lee Munro has also set a speed record onboard...

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  • New entry-level Triumphs on the way

    Today 10:47 by Jordan Gibbons

    New entry-level Triumphs on the way

    Triumph recently announced they had entered into a non-equity partnership with Indian motorcycle manufacturers Bajaj to “deliver a range of outstanding mid–capacity motorcycles” but they gave away...

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  • GlobeBusters arrive in Tokyo

    Today 10:27 by Liam Marsden

    GlobeBusters arrive in Tokyo

    Motorcycle tour company GlobeBusters have reached Tokyo after setting out from the Ace Cafe in London in April. The group set off from the iconic cafe in North London on April 22, with their first...

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  • MV Agusta go Euro4

    Yesterday 15:04 by James Archibald

    MV Agusta go Euro4

    MV Agusta have updated all of their three-cylinder motorcycles so they now comply with Euro4 regulations. The F3 675, F3 800 and Dragster 800 will see modifications made to both the engine and...

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  • Win! Win! Win! Loads of lovely goodies

    Yesterday 14:00 by MCN News Team

    Win! Win! Win! Loads of lovely goodies

    Win ItHere's our top pick of prizes up for grabs in our free to enter giveaways. It's simple to register, all you need to do is CLICK HERE and away you go. Sheene & Roberts Exclusive Print, £30 The...

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  • Gallery: Hardcore adventure bike shootout

    Yesterday 12:53 by Adam Child

    Gallery: Hardcore adventure bike shootout

    We’ve been missing a hardcore, off-road biased adventure bike for years. Since the demise of BMW’s off-road HP2 Enduro in 2008 and KTM’s 990 Adventure in 2012 the void has been partially filled by...

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  • Stunt rider dies on 'Deadpool 2' set

    Yesterday 10:52 by James Archibald

    Stunt rider dies on 'Deadpool 2' set

    A stunt rider died following an accident while on set filming for Deadpool 2 in Canada yesterday. Professional AMA racer Joi ‘SJ’ Harris was performing as a stunt double for actress Zazie Beetz who...

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  • In this week's issue: 2018 bikes revealed

    Yesterday 10:19 by MCN News

    In this week's issue: 2018 bikes revealed

    In this week's issue of MCN we lift the lid on the bikes that the manufacturers don't want you to know about until next year. Also in MCN this week MotoGP thriller You watched the race, and probably...

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  • Bike of the day: Suzuki GSX1300R Hayabusa

    Yesterday 09:00 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Suzuki GSX1300R Hayabusa

    Bikes for saleIt’s still rated as a missile and one of the best hyperbikes going. This striking yellow Hayabusa is today’s bike of the day. Seller says “This beautiful Suzuki GSX1300 Hayabusa in yellow as just...

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  • The best baby Ducati sportsbikes

    14 August 2017 by MCN News

    The best baby Ducati sportsbikes

    Bikes for saleDucati might be getting rid of the 1299 Panigale for 2018 and replacing it with a brand new V4 superbike, but the smaller capacity 959 Panigale is staying. Not only that, it's been revealed that there...

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  • Bike of the day: Suzuki SV650S

    14 August 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Suzuki SV650S

    Bikes for saleA sensible commuter and great fun all-round. This Suzuki SV650 is today’s bike of the day. Seller says “This SV650 SK3 comes in great condition and has an MOT until 21/07/2017. It's always been...

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  • Motorcycle sales continue to fall

    14 August 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Motorcycle sales continue to fall

    New motorcycle registrations fell by 12.8% in July compared to the same month last year, marking a decline in sales in the UK for the seventh month in a row according to figures released by the...

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  • This gin has Harley-Davidson parts in it

    14 August 2017 by Liam Marsden

    This gin has Harley-Davidson parts in it

    You can now buy gin bottled with, and flavoured by actual Harley-Davidson engine parts. No, we're not really sure why, either. The gin, called The Archaeologist, was created by gin lover and...

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  • Buying a bike? Do your research

    13 August 2017 by Neil Murray

    Buying a bike? Do your research

    Bikes for saleI recently warned against overpriced bikes with misleading descriptions. Sure enough, the following day my eyes fell on an online auction for a Honda CB750KZ - the first DOHC model. Bidding was...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda VFR800

    13 August 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Honda VFR800

    Bikes for saleThe pre-V-Tec Honda VFR800 is a legendary machine and a brilliant all-rounder which is exactly the reason why this one is today’s bike of the day.  Seller says “Honda’s VFR800 needs no...

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  • Great roads of the South: Part 6

    13 August 2017 by MCN News

    Great roads of the South: Part 6

    This week we’re looking at six great roads you can ride in the South, as suggested by you. These are the best roads in Britain, according to our high-mileage #ride5000miles members. Become...

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  • Great roads of the South: Part 5

    12 August 2017 by MCN News

    Great roads of the South: Part 5

    This week we’re looking at six great roads you can ride in the South, as suggested by you. These are the best roads in Britain, according to our high-mileage #ride5000miles members. Become...

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  • Bike of the day: Kawasaki ZZR1400

    12 August 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Kawasaki ZZR1400

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2014 Kawasaki ZZR1400.  Seller says "ABS. ASC. Sports Cans. Metallic paint." MCN says "The ZZR is a cracking bike if you're looking for something that can cover...

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  • Top 4 helmets for under £100

    11 August 2017 by MCN News

    Top 4 helmets for under £100

    MCN ShopWe've selected four sub-£100 helmets from the MCN Shop just for you. Which one would you buy? Dexter Optimus Flash – £94.99   Buy Now   This polycarbonate full-face helmet comes with...

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  • Top 5 waterproof motorcycle rucksacks

    11 August 2017 by James Archibald

    Top 5 waterproof motorcycle rucksacks

    MCN ShopRiding in the UK often means that even if you only use the bike when it’s sunny, you’ll still get caught out by some freak shower from time-to-time. What is even more annoying is when you open your...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda Fireblade

    11 August 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Bike of the day: Honda Fireblade

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2004 Honda Fireblade.  Seller says "Solid White, Here we have a 2 owner bike from new in great condition up for grabs, 2 owners, Part service history, Excellent...

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  • Great roads of the South: Part 4

    11 August 2017 by MCN News

    Great roads of the South: Part 4

    This week we’re looking at six great roads you can ride in the South, as suggested by you. These are the best roads in Britain, according to our high-mileage #ride5000miles members. Become...

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  • MTT are making a 420bhp turbine bike

    11 August 2017 by Liam Marsden

    MTT are making a 420bhp turbine bike

    We've now got to a point where standard internal combustion engines are producing close to or above 200bhp for standard, road-going motorcycles. That's quite a lot and let's be honest, it's way more...

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  • Great roads of the South: Part 3

    10 August 2017 by MCN News

    Great roads of the South: Part 3

    This week we’re looking at six great roads you can ride in the South, as suggested by you. These are the best roads in Britain, according to our high-mileage #ride5000miles members. Become...

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  • Bike of the day: Triumph Tiger 1050

    10 August 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Triumph Tiger 1050

    Bikes For SaleToday's bike of the day is this 2007 Triumph Tiger 1050.  Seller says "Black, with only 4500 miles on the clock, this Tiger 1050 also comes with three months warranty, a service before sale and a...

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