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  • This week's issue: Cal can win again

    Today 09:30 by MCN News

    This week's issue: Cal can win again

    In this week's edition of MCN, available in newsagents, on iPad and Android from August 31: Cal: "I can win again" MotoGP race winner Cal Crutchlow on why it's determination as much as skill that's...

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  • Guy Martin goes Trannie racing

    Yesterday 10:28 by MCN News

    Guy Martin goes Trannie racing

    Persistent speed junkie, occasional motorcycle racer and full-time lorry mechanic, Guy Martin, is back with another series of his wildly popular Speed programme, on Channel 4. In the new series Guy...

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  • Bike of the day: Triumph Tiger 1050

    Yesterday 08:00 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Triumph Tiger 1050

    Bikes for saleSeller says: A pretty nearly perfect example of this great bike, circumstances forcing me to sell, hence the price. She has hardly turned a wheel since I bought her in February. Fitted with heated...

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  • Four from MCN's classifieds: 2-stroke special

    28 August 2016 by MCN News

    Four from MCN's classifieds: 2-stroke special

    Bikes for saleTwo-stroke motorcycles are hot property once again, so here are four from our classifieds just for you:  Suzuki GT750 - £8495 An early sought-after J model that comes with 15,579 miles on the...

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  • Bike of the day: Kawasaki ZX-12R

    28 August 2016 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Kawasaki ZX-12R

    Bikes for saleThis 2003 Kawasaki ZX-12R has covered relatively few miles for a sports tourer and is still blisteringly quick today. Seller says: Blue, 3 owners, For sale here we present a beautiful 2003 '52 reg...

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  • CFMoto plans a cheap 650 twin

    27 August 2016 by Ben Purvis

    CFMoto plans a cheap 650 twin

    CFMoto are revamping their range and adding this Versys-style budget 650 twin model to their line-up. Called the 650MT, the bike takes its chassis and 650cc parallel-twin engine from the firm’s...

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  • Bike of the day: Aprilia Tuono

    27 August 2016 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Aprilia Tuono

    Bikes for saleThis 2007 Aprilia Tuono looks in great condition and has only covered 2,000 miles. Seller says: Beautiful low mileage bike, but back issues now force sale, owned since October 2013 and has full...

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  • MV Agusta F4Z custom superbike revealed

    26 August 2016 by Liam Marsden

    MV Agusta F4Z custom superbike revealed

    MV Agusta have revealed images of the upcoming F4Z a week before the bike was due to be unveiled. The F4Z is the result of a collaboration between MV Agusta and Milan-based design house Zagato, who...

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  • Win a Suzuki SV650 with Motorcycle Live

    26 August 2016 by James Archibald

    Win a Suzuki SV650 with Motorcycle Live

    Motorcycle Live have teamed up with Suzuki to give one lucky person the chance to win a brand new SV650.  The bike will be up for grabs by completing a simple form that can be found here, with...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda VTR1000

    26 August 2016 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Honda VTR1000

    Bikes for saleHardly any miles on this five year old Adventure with plenty of long distance extras. Seller says: Good original condition, long MOT, recent oil and brake fluid change. Selling because I have too many...

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  • Triumph Bobber confirmed

    26 August 2016 by Ben Purvis

    Triumph Bobber confirmed

    Triumph have been developing hordes of new bikes around their water-cooled Bonneville engine family and one of the strangest will be the bobber that’s been spotted on test a couple of times in the...

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  • ARM1: The story of one man's return to biking

    25 August 2016 by Liam Marsden

    ARM1: The story of one man's return to biking

    aRm1 from Roos Brothers on Vimeo. It takes a certain kind of person to lose a limb in a motorcycle accident and be back in the saddle just six months later. Chris Ganley is that type of person. A road...

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  • BMW retro range set to grow

    25 August 2016 by Ben Purvis

    BMW retro range set to grow

    At least two further versions of the BMW R nineT are set to go on sale in 2017, just as MCN exclusively revealed earlier this year. Information from emissions certification paperwork in America shows...

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  • Honda to unleash mad 750 adventure scooter

    25 August 2016 by Ben Purvis

    Honda to unleash mad 750 adventure scooter

    When Honda showed the City Adventure concept bike at last year’s EICMA show in Milan few people took it seriously. A cross between a big scooter and an adventure bike, Honda refused to reveal any...

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  • Bike of the day: KTM 990 Adventure

    25 August 2016 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: KTM 990 Adventure

    Bikes for saleHardly any miles on this five year old Adventure with plenty of long distance extras. Seller says: 30th anniversary edition KTM. Full service history. Serviced and MOT July 2016, new Continental TKC...

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  • Triumph record attempt set for September

    24 August 2016 by Liam Marsden

    Triumph record attempt set for September

    After achieving a top speed of 274.2mph during their practice session at the Bonneville Salt Flats, Triumph have confirmed they will return in September to attempt to set a new motorcycle land speed...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda VFR750

    24 August 2016 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Honda VFR750

    Bikes for saleFor many people, this generation of VFR is the best road bike ever built thanks to legendary reliability, consistent performance and top notch comfort. Find out details on the above 1996 bike...

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  • 213.3mph wheelie sensation

    24 August 2016 by James Archibald

    213.3mph wheelie sensation

    Dutch rider Egbert van Popta has set a new record for the world’s fastest wheelie at Elvington Airfield, North Yorkshire. A stunning 213.3mph saw him overtake the 209.8mph record set by Liverpool's...

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  • Bike of the Day: Kawasaki ZX-6R

    23 August 2016 by MCN News

    Bike of the Day: Kawasaki ZX-6R

    Bikes for saleHardly any miles on this 9-year old ZX-6R and just £3.5k make this Ninja a tempting little number. Seller says: Very low mileage on this cracking sports 600 in great condition, finished in classy...

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  • Gallery: Travelling the world on a Vespa

    23 August 2016 by MCN News

    Gallery: Travelling the world on a Vespa

    Think all round-the-world adventures need months of planning, top-of-the-range adventure bikes and plenty of money? Think again. In April 2015, 24-year-old fine art graduate Emma Trenchard embarked on...

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  • This week's issue: Cal Strikes Gold

    23 August 2016 by MCN News

    This week's issue: Cal Strikes Gold

    In this week's edition of MCN, available in newsagents, on iPad and Android from August 24: Cal strikes Gold Crutchlow takes stunning Brno GP victory – ending Barry Sheene’s 35-year record Ducati 1299...

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  • See your Yamaha before you buy it

    23 August 2016 by James Archibald

    See your Yamaha before you buy it

    Yamaha have released a new app for their Sports Touring range of motorcycles that lets you customise the bikes with accessories and colours to see what it looks like before going to the dealership and...

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