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  • Video: BMW HP4 Race is the real WSB deal

    Yesterday 19:00 by Michael Neeves

    Video: BMW HP4 Race is the real WSB deal

    BMW’s new £68,000, 215bhp track-only HP4 Race is achingly close in feel and speed to a factory superbike. Here’s why: It’s lighter than a WSB bike.  Tipping the scales at 171.5kg, with its...

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  • KTM offer free £1k accessories package

    Yesterday 17:50 by James Archibald

    KTM offer free £1k accessories package

    KTM are offering an accessory package with a value of £1000 with every new Super Duke GT model purchased. The offer will include KTMs PowerParts Touring package with each new motorcycle purchased from...

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  • Get your hands on affordable Held gear

    Yesterday 15:53 by James Archibald

    Get your hands on affordable Held gear

    Quality motorcycle clothing brand Held are cutting prices to bring them in line with those charged throughout the rest of Europe. This means that the price of the German firm’s products will fall by...

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  • Trackers tackle motorcycle theft

    Yesterday 14:26 by James Archibald

    Trackers tackle motorcycle theft

    Tracker have stated that their technology has helped recover over £687,000 worth of stolen motorcycles in 2016 as a result of their technology – a figure that’s increased by nearly 10% over the...

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  • Bike of the day: Yamaha MT-09 Tracer

    Yesterday 10:23 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Yamaha MT-09 Tracer

    Bikes for saleThe Tracer is an excellent all-round bike based around the brilliant triple from the MT-09. This one is presented in as-new condition with low mileage and is today’s bike of the day. Seller says “This...

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  • Ducati V4 Exposed

    Yesterday 09:27 by Richard Newland

    Ducati V4 Exposed

    Rumours of a MotoGP-derived V4 road-going Ducati superbike have been doing the rounds for years. But that’s all they were... rumours. Until now! These latest spy pictures show once and for all that...

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  • In this week’s issue: Rossi kicks Assen

    27 June 2017 by MCN News

    In this week’s issue: Rossi kicks Assen

    In this week’s issue we get all the inside info on Rossi’s spectacular win at Assen Plus: Free 36-page Built magazine – get inside the new wave of retro and custom motorcycles.   Also in MCN...

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  • CCM Spitfire Cafe Racer added to line-up

    27 June 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    CCM Spitfire Cafe Racer added to line-up

    CCM have expanded their newly created Spitfire model line to include a new Café Racer variant. The Café Racer shares the same engine and chassis as the original Spitfire but it has clip-on handlebars,...

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  • L-plates for Mad Max man Tom Hardy

    27 June 2017 by James Archibald

    L-plates for Mad Max man Tom Hardy

    Hollywood actor Tom Hardy has been spotted donning his high-vis jacket, preparing to take his motorcycle test. The Dark Knight Rises and Mad Max star is training under the guidance of Tim Smith of Two...

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  • Bike of the day: Harley-Davidson Sportster 883

    27 June 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Harley-Davidson Sportster 883

    Bikes For SaleToday's bike of the day is this 2014 Harley-Davidson Sportster 883 converted to a 1200cc.   Seller says With 3,111 miles on the clock, the seller says: “Harley-Davidson 1200 Sportster Iron 883 CC...

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  • Can motorcycle sales recover?

    26 June 2017 by James Archibald

    Can motorcycle sales recover?

    Motorcycle sales figures have taken quite a bashing this year. With figures recorded in May showing that there has been total of a 14.1% drop in new registrations when compared to the same period...

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  • Bike of the day: Yamaha YZF-R125

    26 June 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Yamaha YZF-R125

    Bikes For SaleToday's bike of the day is for all the new riders. For a 125 this 2011 Yamaha YZF-R125 looks in pristine condition.  Seller says With 560 miles on the clock, the seller says: “New MOT, one...

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  • MCN team pick of the day: Honda RC30

    25 June 2017 by MCN News

    MCN team pick of the day: Honda RC30

    Bikes For SaleMCN's Senior Editor, Matt Wildee, has picked today's bike of the day: Honda VFR750R RC30.  Matt says: "As lottery-winning dreams go, this is the ultimate – a never run, box-fresh 1989 Honda RC30...

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  • MCN team pick of the day: Suzuki GSX-R750

    24 June 2017 by MCN News

    MCN team pick of the day: Suzuki GSX-R750

    Bikes For SaleMCN's Acting Consumer Editor, Dan Sutherland, has picked today's bike of the day: Suzuki GSX-R750.  Dan says: "This 1996 GSX-R 750 SRAD is in great condition for its age – and has just over...

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  • Harley-Davidson to buy Ducati?

    23 June 2017 by James Archibald

    Harley-Davidson to buy Ducati?

    Sources are suggesting that Harley-Davidson are lining up a takeover bid for Ducati, which is being put up for sale by car manufacturer Volkswagen in a deal that could be worth up to €1.5 billion...

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  • 'Final Edition' Ducati 1299 Panigale specs LEAKED

    23 June 2017 by James Archibald & Maria Vallahis

    'Final Edition' Ducati 1299 Panigale specs LEAKED

    With Ducati expected to release an all-new V4 superbike replacement for the 1299 Panigale, to go on sale in 2018, it was equally inevitable that they would build a Final Edition Panigale. An official...

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  • MCN team pick of the day: Ducati 748

    23 June 2017 by MCN News

    MCN team pick of the day: Ducati 748

    Bikes For SaleMCN's Senior Road Tester, Adam 'Chad' Child, has picked today's bike of the day: This 2003 Ducati 748.  Chad says: "The same looks as the legendary 916 but for half the price. On the road you...

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  • Sheene’s XR14: Rebuilt and ready to race

    23 June 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Sheene’s XR14: Rebuilt and ready to race

    There are few bikes that draw people in from every corner of the motorcycling world but Barry Sheene’s 1976 World Championship- winning race bike is one of them. In recent weeks, Martyn Ogborne and...

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  • Met Police target bike thieves

    23 June 2017 by James Archibald

    Met Police target bike thieves

    The Metropolitan Police have launched a new ‘Be Safe’ campaign that is aimed to help the prevention of motorcycle and scooter thefts in the capital, which have been rapidly rising alongside the use of...

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  • Big biking adventures across the globe

    23 June 2017 by Justin Hayzelden

    Big biking adventures across the globe

    This week we're taking a look at The International Motorcycle Touring Club. The club was founded in 1932 when a group of intrepid motorcyclists who had previously been exploring the continent...

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  • BMW Motorrad Days returns next month

    22 June 2017 by James Archibald

    BMW Motorrad Days returns next month

    The BMW Motorrad Days is a chance for enthusiasts of the German marque. The annual event sees thousands of BMW riders from all over the world descend on the Bavarian town of...

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  • Gallery: Celebs on bikes

    22 June 2017 by MCN News

    Gallery: Celebs on bikes

    Some celebrities are well known for their love of motorcycles, such as Long Way Round star Ewan McGregor and Keanu Reeves, who even has his own motorcycle company. Many of them enjoy the anonymity...

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  • We Need Your Help!!

    21 June 2017 by MCN News Team

    We Need Your Help!!

    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. EARLY...

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  • MCN tests Norton’s TT missile

    20 June 2017 by Adam Child

    MCN tests Norton’s TT missile

    Norton had a stunning TT 2017, silencing many critics who thought their Isle of Man challenge would never amount to anything.  And although the firm has suffered more than its fair share of lows...

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  • Ducati Multistrada 1200 Enduro Pro launched

    20 June 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Ducati Multistrada 1200 Enduro Pro launched

    Over the last few years the Ducati Multistrada 1200 has steadily transformed itself from a bulbous sports tourer into a credible off-road machine and now it’s taking another step towards the dirt. The...

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