Bike News (December 2017)

  • Bike of the day: Honda CBR600RR

    Yesterday 13:00 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Honda CBR600RR

    Bikes for saleThe 600cc market may not be what it once was, but it means you can currently get some brilliant bikes for reasonable amounts of dosh. That's what makes this CBR600RR today’s bike of the day. Seller...

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  • 5 affordable 125cc bikes for new riders

    Yesterday 12:00 by MCN News

    5 affordable 125cc bikes for new riders

    Bikes for saleSometimes choosing your first motorcycle can be a nightmare, especially if you don’t know where to start with it all. Some will want the sportiest machine they can afford, others will just want...

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  • Bike of the day: Triumph Tiger 800

    10 December 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Triumph Tiger 800

    Bikes for saleJust because there’s a new one on the way, doesn’t mean that the older model is by any means defunct in any way. This Triumph Tiger 800 is today’s bike of the day.  Seller says “Immaculate bike...

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  • MCN's Christmas wishlist

    10 December 2017 by MCN News

    MCN's Christmas wishlist

    Sure, right now it's not exactly biking weather, but that means there's more time to spend inside - where it's warm - checking out some of the awesome products that you hope to find under the tree in...

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  • The Sunday Social with Rachael Clegg

    10 December 2017 by Liam Marsden

    The Sunday Social with Rachael Clegg

    Rachael Clegg is an artist and journalist with a passion for the TT. Since 2013 she has produced a calendar celebrating the quirkier side of the Isle of Man TT. Hi Rachael, how are you? "Alright,...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda CBR500R

    09 December 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Honda CBR500R

    Bikes for saleThis bike is practically new and, costing nearly £2k less than a showroom machine, it is definitely worth a look. Seller says “The bike is in an excellent condition with extremely low mileage. Honda...

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  • How you can perfect the art of filtering

    09 December 2017 by Tim Thompson & Mark Edwards

    How you can perfect the art of filtering

    As cars and 4x4s get ever fatter the lanes we use for filtering are becoming narrower, the margins for error tighter. So more than ever the slickest and safest way to slip through traffic is to slow...

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  • The best investment...

    09 December 2017 by Neil Murray

    The best investment...

    Bikes for saleA few years back, I was thinking long and hard about the resale prospects of the first-generation Kawasaki H2. I reckoned they would dip initially, but if Kawasaki ever made a future classic, it is...

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  • New beginnings after MCN's Forum closes

    08 December 2017 by MCN News

    New beginnings after MCN's Forum closes

    Have you joined #ride5000miles for 2018? Now, although our MCN Forum era has come to an end (boo), all is not lost. We have our #ride5000miles Facebook group to continue all the wonderful...

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  • Bike of the day: Aprilia RSV4 RF

    08 December 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Aprilia RSV4 RF

    Bikes for saleThis Aprilia RSV4 RF is today’s bike of the day and is a bit of a peach; dear Santa…  Seller says “This Aprilia RSV4 RF is number 246 of 500 and comes with only 10,548 miles and one previous...

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  • Suzuki extend three-year warranty offer

    08 December 2017 by James Archibald

    Suzuki extend three-year warranty offer

    There’s nothing more frustrating than a bike going wrong, especially when it’s just out of its warranty period – but life is often unjust and sometimes these things can happen. Suzuki however are...

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  • Dainese scoop design award

    08 December 2017 by James Archibald

    Dainese scoop design award

    Dainese have won the prestigious Italian Compasso d’Oro award for the design of their Pro-Armour protection system. Winning the performance and innovation in the sport category, it celebrates the...

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  • Bike of the day: Yamaha Fazer 1000

    07 December 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Yamaha Fazer 1000

    Bikes for saleYamaha Fazers might not be the most desirable bikes out there, but they're incredibly practical and great value. Seller says “Just come in and is in great shape for the year, 4 cylinders and 150 bhp.

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  • What happens if my PCP bike gets written-off?

    07 December 2017 by MCN News

    What happens if my PCP bike gets written-off?

    MCN COMPAREPCP deals have gone from being a rare oddity in the motorcycling world to taking 20-30% of the new bike finance market, and it’s growing fast. But what happens if your PCP bike is written off?. "I’m...

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  • Ducati’s new theme park: Big kids read on

    06 December 2017 by James Archibald

    Ducati’s new theme park: Big kids read on

    Time to leave adulting to one side. Ducati are pairing up with Italy’s second-biggest theme park vendor, Mirabilandia to open a new area in its Emilia-Romagna based park that, as you’ve guessed, will...

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  • Bikes for sale: Kawasaki ER-6F

    06 December 2017 by MCN News

    Bikes for sale: Kawasaki ER-6F

    Bikes for saleWinter’s coming, John Snow. It’s time to think about a sensible for bike for the cold months and this ER-6 fits the bill perfectly. Seller says “This ER-6 has covered just 16,133 miles from new and is...

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  • Win prizes with MCN's Christmas countdown 2017

    05 December 2017 by MCN News

    Win prizes with MCN's Christmas countdown 2017

    WinitDecember is now here and Christmas is coming in thick and fast. There's even snow hitting the UK. With all that in mind MCN's 24 Days of Christmas prizes have arrived! Click here to enter:  This...

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  • Honda Africa Twin 'little brother' on the way

    05 December 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Honda Africa Twin 'little brother' on the way

    The Honda Africa Twin is a well-balanced adventure bike that’s perfect for two-up travelling and the new Adventure Sports model has opened it up to even more hardcore endeavours. It does have its...

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  • Kevin Schwantz leathers on sale for £10,000

    05 December 2017 by Maria Vallahis

    Kevin Schwantz leathers on sale for £10,000

    What’s being billed as a genuine set of Kevin Schwantz leathers has cropped up on eBay for an astonishing ten grand. Seller tez7892 says Schwantz was wearing the Lucky Strike Suzuki suit in a...

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  • Bike of the day: Kawasaki ZX-9R

    05 December 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Kawasaki ZX-9R

    Bikes for saleNot the cheapest example available, but really clean and with low mileage. This ZX-9R is today’s bike of the day. Seller says “This is a 1999 model Kawasaki ZX9-R in red. Comes with only 3 owners from...

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  • Top 15 bikes for sale in 2017

    04 December 2017 by MCN News

    Top 15 bikes for sale in 2017

    Bikes for saleIt's hard to believe 2017 is almost over, and to wrap up the year we've put together a list of the 15 most popular bikes on MCN Bikes for Sale. You probably won't be surprised to learn that popular...

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  • Bike of the day: Kawasaki Ninja H2

    04 December 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Kawasaki Ninja H2

    Bikes for saleYou just have to glance at the Ninja H2 to know that this supercharged lunatic is something special, and that’s why this one is today’s bike of the day. Seller says “The awesome H2. Supercharged 2...

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  • Bike of the day: Yamaha MT-09 Tracer

    02 December 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Yamaha MT-09 Tracer

    Bikes for saleThe Tracer 900 offers a bit of everything in a comfortable and engaging package and is today’s bike of the day. Seller says “The bike is finished in Matte grey and comes with a full service history,...

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  • Bike of the day: Triumph Daytona 675

    01 December 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Triumph Daytona 675

    Bikes for saleA proper weapon and a beautiful engine make this Daytona 675 today’s bike of the day. Seller says “This Daytona is in mint condition - bought from new myself (no outstanding finance, never been...

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  • 12 tees of Christmas

    01 December 2017 by MCN News

    12 tees of Christmas

    MCN ShopIt's December 1, which means we can officially start mentioning Christmas without feeling too bad about it. So, to kick things off we've selected 12 of our favourite T-Shirt designs available on our...

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  • Bike of the day: BMW R nineT Scrambler

    01 December 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: BMW R nineT Scrambler

    Bikes For SaleWith all the excitement of 2018 unveilings and this week's Motorcycle Live show, we're taking you through some oldies but goodies. Today's bike of the day is this 2016 BMW R nineT Scrambler. Currently...

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