Bike News (November 2010)

  • So what bike is X-Factor's Wagner riding?

    30 November 2010 by MCN

    So what bike is X-Factor's Wagner riding?

    X-Factor curiosity Wagner was spotted brandishing a copy of MCN at the weekend, shortly before getting booted off the programme for sonic cruelty. So, what bike do you think the Brazilian ex-lion...

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  • Used bikes of the week - Nov 30

    30 November 2010 by Trevor Franklin

    Used bikes of the week - Nov 30

    Every week we have over 10,000 bikes for sale online and in the paper. Look carefully and you can find gems at amazing prices.           ...

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  • Britain's Got Biking Talent winner announced

    30 November 2010 by MCN

    Britain's Got Biking Talent winner announced

    The winners of the Britain's Got Biking Talent with Carole Nash competition were announced on the first day of Motorcycle Live... This Yoshimura replica Suzuki GSX-R1000 owned by Stephen Stone scooped...

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  • New heated grips from Keis

    30 November 2010 by Marc Abbott

    New heated grips from Keis

    Heated clothing manufacturer Keis has just launched a pair of heated grips for your bike. They come with a combined on/off and two-level temperature control switch, which the makers claim is easily...

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  • Vicma adjustable racing levers

    30 November 2010 by Marc Abbott

    Vicma adjustable racing levers

    These new adjustable aluminium racing levers from Vicma are are span adjustable to six positions. The lever stem is hinged, allowing them to fold, preventing damage if the bike's dropped. Both the...

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  • Official Brit MX season review DVD

    30 November 2010 by Marc Abbott

    Official Brit MX season review DVD

    The official DVD of the 2010 Maxxis British Motocross championship has just been released. Relive all 42 races and the battles that made it a year to remember. Battles between the likes of MX1...

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  • MCN Xmas gift idea: Yamaha parking only!

    30 November 2010 by MCN

    MCN Xmas gift idea: Yamaha parking only!

    The MCN Shop is packed full of motorcycle gift ideas and stocking fillers at prices to suit any budget. If you're looking for a Christmas gift idea for bike-mad friends or family,...

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  • Bikes on TV: December 1-7

    30 November 2010 by Alison Silcox

    KEY TO CHANNELS:   DRT - Discovery Real Time  SHED – Discovery Shed DSC - Discovery Channel  DHD - Discovery Channel HD EXS - Extreme Sports Channel EUR1 (2, HD) - Eurosport 1 (2, HD)  MOT - Motors TV   SS1 (2, 3 or X) - Sky Sports 1 (2, 3 or Extra) C4 - Channel 4   C5 - Channel Five BBC      BBCi – BBC...

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  • New winter glove from Held

    29 November 2010 by Marc Abbott

    New winter glove from Held

    The first new pair of gloves from Held’s 2011 range seems to have come in the nick of time. The ‘Arctic’ is made from a goatskin and fabric outer which encases a thermal lining. There’s also a...

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  • Jorge Lorenzo signature tattoo

    29 November 2010 by Shirley Gittos

    Jorge Lorenzo signature tattoo

    My dream was to meet Jorge Lorenzo. I had previously had the '99' logo tattooed on my back and wanted him to sign it so that I could also have that tattooed. My dream can true when I met him...

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  • MCN Xmas gift idea: On Any Sunday DVD

    29 November 2010 by James Keen

    MCN Xmas gift idea: On Any Sunday DVD

    The MCN Shop is packed full of motorcycle gift ideas and stocking fillers at prices to suit any budget. If you're looking for a Christmas gift idea for bike-mad friends or family,...

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  • Shakey ties the knot

    26 November 2010 by Michael Guy

    Shakey ties the knot

    New HMPlant Honda BSB signing Shane Byrne had another reason to celebrate last week when he got married to his long time partner Petra Liskova. In true Shakey fashion his wedding was a classy affair...

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  • Rizoma bolt-ons for the Fireblade

    26 November 2010 by Marc Abbott

    Rizoma bolt-ons for the Fireblade

    Italian bolt-on masters Rizoma have revealed a top-to-toe range for the Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade. Save money on motorcycle parts in the MCN Shop There’s kit ranging from a 79 Euro (£67) crankcase...

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  • Xmas gift ideas: Build your own Bonnie!

    26 November 2010 by Marc Abbott

    Xmas gift ideas: Build your own Bonnie!

    If your budget can’t stretch to the real thing this year, why not treat yourself (or drop a hefty hint to ’er indoors) to a scale model of a Triumph Bonneville? This little beauty requires minimal...

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  • Xmas gift ideas: Triumph pen

    26 November 2010 by Marc Abbott

    Xmas gift ideas: Triumph pen

    Not just any old pen – but a hook-up between Swiss pen supremos Cross and the British motorcycle firm. Save money on xmas gifts in the MCN Shop The Triumph Cross C Series ballpoint pen costs £75,...

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  • Replacement parts for Japanese classics

    26 November 2010 by Marc Abbotts

    Replacement parts for Japanese classics

    Sudco prides itself on stocking hard to find parts for modern classics. Their latest offering is this set of moulded airbox ducts for the 1972-73 Kawasaki H2-750. Save money on parts and...

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  • New Sidi sports boots

    26 November 2010 by Marc Abbott

    New Sidi sports boots

    Sidi’s new-for-2011 ST costs £260 and comes in two versions: the standard edition and the ST Air, which has a perforated lining to increase airflow. Save money on Sidi boots in the MCN Shop There...

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  • R&G launches rearsets

    26 November 2010 by Marc Abbott

    R&G launches rearsets

    R&G Racing reveals its latest new product at this month’s NEC’s Motorcycle Live show – sports bike rearsets. Save money on rearsets in the MCN Shop They’ve been developed on track during 2010,...

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  • Suomy helmets 2011: flip-front

    26 November 2010 by Marc Abbott

    Suomy helmets 2011: flip-front

    The new, £269.99 D2O is a thermoplastic flip-front that’s benefitted from wind tunnel testing. Save money on helmets in the MCN Shop The chin guard is unlocked and flipped with a central button...

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  • Suomy helmets 2011: road lid

    26 November 2010 by Marc Abbott

    Suomy helmets 2011: road lid

    Suomy say the Vandal has a completely different fit to their other helmets, so the firm’s lids can cater for all head shapes. Save money on helmets in the MCN Shop The composite-fibre Vandal has a...

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  • Suomy helmets 2011: Biaggi replica

    26 November 2010 by Marc Abbott

    Suomy helmets 2011: Biaggi replica

    The Excel is an evolution of the Suomy 'Extreme' race lid, and is worn by 2010 WSB champ Max Biaggi. Save money on helmets in the MCN Shop It’s a composite-fibre helmet available in three outer...

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  • Suomy helmets 2011: comfy race lid

    26 November 2010 by Marc Abbott

    Suomy helmets 2011: comfy race lid

    The newest helmet in Suomy’s new range for 2011 aims to give supreme comfort without sacrificing racy looks. Save money on helmets in the MCN Shop As worn by Alstare Suzuki’s 2011 WSB star Michel...

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  • Austin Racing kit for the S1000RR

    26 November 2010 by Marc Abbott

    Austin Racing kit for the S1000RR

    British tuning firm Austin Racing has developed a range of parts for the BMW S1000RR, including carbon engine protectors, tank sides and front and rear mud guards, plus a full system claimed to help...

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  • Win a day with Leon Haslam and The Blades

    26 November 2010 by James Keen

    Win a day with Leon Haslam and The Blades

    The RAF Association is offering youb the chance to win a day with World Superbike rider Leon Haslam and fly with the UK’s premier civilian aerobatic team – The Blades.  The Blades are made...

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  • Top video picks of the week! – Nov 26th

    25 November 2010 by Dan Aspel

    Top video picks of the week! – Nov 26th

    Every week MCN brings you our pick of the week’s best videos. Johnny Rea “pulls the pin” Johnny Rea had a pin put in his wrist following an accident back in September. It held the scaphoid and...

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  • MCN in Florida

    24 November 2010 by ripback

    MCN in Florida

    This is me in November 2010 waitng for a bus outside Bushgardens and at the side of Disney Castle in Magic Kingdom, Florida.

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