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  • Gallery: Fun-loving sports tourers

    Today 14:00 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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  • MCN races at Oliver's Mount Gold Cup

    Today 13:22 by MCN News

    MCN races at Oliver's Mount Gold Cup

    This weekend's Gold Cup race at Oliver's Mount will be yet again filled with a star studded line-up; John McGuinness, Michael Dunlop, Dean Harrison and Ivan Lintin. Other riders who will be pushing...

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  • Bike of the day: Aprilia RSV4 Factory

    Today 11:27 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

    Yesterday 10:46 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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  • Bike of the day: Kawasaki Ninja 300

    22 September 2016 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Kawasaki Ninja 300

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this practical and economical 2014 Kawasaki Ninja 300.  Seller says "With 5981 miles on the clock the bike is in general good condition. Would make a great first bike...

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  • Gallery: Scramblers in the city

    22 September 2016 by MCN News

    Gallery: Scramblers in the city

    Every manufacturer now seems to claim the Scrambler label, so we took four of the top Sramblers - Ducati's Scrambler Full Throttle, BMW's new R nineT Scrambler X, Moto Guzzi's V7 Stornello and...

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  • Honda GL1800 Goldwing recall

    22 September 2016 by Liam Marsden

    Honda GL1800 Goldwing recall

    A vehicle safety recall notice issued by the DVSA has revealed a potential problem with the airbag system on Honda's GL1800 Goldwing, resulting in a recall for that particular model. The recall notice...

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  • F1 pundit Martin Brundle talks sports tourers

    22 September 2016 by MCN News

    F1 pundit Martin Brundle talks sports tourers

    We recently took five sports tourers to the famous Nurburgring - the Aprilia Caponord 1200 Rally, BMW K1600GTL, KTM 1290 Super Duke GT, Kawasaki ZZR1400 and Yamaha's new MT-10 with every official...

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  • Apple in talks with Lit Motors

    22 September 2016 by Liam Marsden

    Apple in talks with Lit Motors

    According to The New York Times, tech giant Apple is reportedly in talks with San Francisco start up Lit Motors, the creators of the self-balancing electric motorcycle called the C-1. As well as being...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade

    22 September 2016 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2010 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade.  Seller says "2010 Blade mileage 8600, MOT Jan 17, Serviced @1271, 3006, 6862, 7906. Yoshimura Carbon and titanium full exhaust...

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  • First ride: Kymco People GT 300i

    21 September 2016 by Peter Henshaw

    First ride: Kymco People GT 300i

    Not all scooters are the same. If you were on holiday in Italy this summer, you can’t have failed to notice the legions of big-wheel scooters that pack every village square, street corner and city...

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  • Bikes catching our eye this week

    21 September 2016 by MCN News

    Bikes catching our eye this week

    Bikes for saleMCN's Used Bike expert Neil Murray has picked two bikes that are catching his attention this week and is giving you the low-down on each.  Browse MCN's Bikes for Sale.   1998 Yamaha...

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  • Honda Moto 17 teases 2017 model line-up

    21 September 2016 by Liam Marsden

    Honda Moto 17 teases 2017 model line-up

    Honda has teased its 2017 model line-up with the launch of a new website title Honda Moto 17. The website appears to have sections for six different models - an off-road CRF, the Africa Twin, the...

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  • Video: The last motorcycle to reach Timbuktu

    21 September 2016 by Andy Davidson

    Video: The last motorcycle to reach Timbuktu

    As part of MCN’s Farewell to the Yamaha XT Special, Nick Sanders talks about riding his XT660R to Timbuktu.  By Nick Sanders, the fastest man around the world The plan was to lead 20 riders 4659...

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  • Ducati Globetrotter 90 reaches Japan

    21 September 2016 by Liam Marsden

    Ducati Globetrotter 90 reaches Japan

    The third stage of the Ducati Globetrotter 90 world tour has started, with Belgian Jessica Leyne continuing the journey from Tokyo, Japan. The adventure started at the Ducati factory in Bologna on...

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  • Bike of the day: Ducati ST4

    21 September 2016 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Ducati ST4

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2002 Ducati ST4.  SELLER SAYS "Beautiful Ducati ST4S with low miles and the full genuine Ducati Performance matching red Luggage. A nice history file, all keys and...

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  • New Yamaha R6 on the way?

    20 September 2016 by James Archibald

    New Yamaha R6 on the way?

    Yamaha have released a new video that hints at a new mid-capacity sportsbike being readied in the wings ahead of a 2017 launch. Titled R World, it’s thought that the video hints at a new R6, with the...

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  • All-new Honda Monkey 125 on the way

    20 September 2016 by Ben Purvis

    All-new Honda Monkey 125 on the way

    Even Honda have been taken aback by the success of the MSX125 since its launch in 2014 and now the firm is out to capitalise on its popularity by mixing the MSX’s usability with the classic style of...

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  • New Honda Fireblade revealed

    20 September 2016 by Richard Newland

    New Honda Fireblade revealed

    Honda will release a new CBR1000RR Fireblade for 2017, and these spy shots of a production-ready bike being ridden on track in Croatia last week finally reveal more about how the CBR will look, and...

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  • This week's issue: New Fireblade spied

    20 September 2016 by MCN News

    This week's issue: New Fireblade spied

    In this week’s edition of MCN, available in newsagents, on iPad and Android from September 21: Top-secret new Fireblade The 2017 superbike that Honda doesn’t want you to see Guy Martin’s land speed...

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  • Bike of the day: Lexmoto Aspire 125

    20 September 2016 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Lexmoto Aspire 125

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is the 2016 Lexmoto Aspire 125. SELLER SAYS "952 miles. Learner legal, 6 months parts and labour warranty and 12 months parts only warranty. Fsh." MCN SAYS "This nearly-new...

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  • Ducati extend 0% finance on Scramblers

    19 September 2016 by James Archibald and Maria Vallahis

    Ducati extend 0% finance on Scramblers

    Ducati are aiming to lure even more potential buyers towards their popular Scrambler by introducing a 0% finance offer on selected models until December 31. The offer is available on two of the most...

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  • MCN readers favourite bikes of 2016

    19 September 2016 by MCN News

    MCN readers favourite bikes of 2016

    The MCN awards are our pick of the best metal to be released this year and covers multiple categories.  So you'll all be pleased to know the results for this year's MCN Awards will be revealed in...

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