Bike News (March 2017)

  • Top 5 disc locks

    11 September 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Top 5 disc locks

    MCN ShopDisc locks aren't glamorous or pretty, but they can be the difference between riding home and walking out to an empty space where your bike once stood. Not only could they keep your bike safe, but...

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  • Great motorcycle prints

    24 August 2017 by MCN News

    Great motorcycle prints

    If you've ever wanted to print off your favourite motorcycle pictures, then Great Prints can help. Hang it at home, in the garage, at work; Your iconic images can now be purchased. To celebrate the...

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  • BMW tease GS Trophy 2018 trailer

    24 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    BMW tease GS Trophy 2018 trailer

    BMW's International GS Trophy - an off-road event open to all non-professional riders - will take place in Mongolia for 2018 and an epic trailer has now been published. It definitely doesn't make us...

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  • Yamaha XSR900 winds Red Dot design award

    03 April 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Yamaha XSR900 winds Red Dot design award

    Yamaha have won the 'Best of the Best' Red Dot Award Product Design comeptition 2017 with their retro XSR900. The Yamaha follows on from Ducati's XDiavel, which won the same award last year. This...

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  • Bike of the day: BMW HP4

    02 April 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: BMW HP4

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this carbon beauty: BMW's 2014 HP4.  Seller says “BMW HP4 Carbon. A Rare 1 owner bike with only 3616 Miles. Full Carbon Spec. Extras include BMW Alarm system, BMW...

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  • Product review: Crane motorcycle socks

    02 April 2017 by Emma Franklin

    Product review: Crane motorcycle socks

    MCN ShopMCN Consumer Editor, Emma Franklin, tested out these Crane Motorcycle socks (£2.99) over 400 miles and here's what she thought... What’s good? Pure bliss for long, chilly hours in the saddle – a pair...

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  • Triumph announce motorcycle steering wheel

    01 April 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Triumph announce motorcycle steering wheel

    It's that time of year again, where you momentarily get taken in by outlandish stories before glancing at your phone and noticing it's April 1. This year both Honda and Triumph have both tried their...

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  • Riding clinic: Banish your roundabout demons

    01 April 2017 by Mark Edwards

    Riding clinic: Banish your roundabout demons

    Learn to whiz through junctions quickly and safely   Don’t rush into anything On the face of it negotiating a roundabout seems like pretty basic stuff – especially if you have been driving cars...

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  • A lower and longer CB350

    31 March 2017 by James Archibald

    A lower and longer CB350

    Despite the twin not being as popular as its four-cylinder siblings, the Honda CB350 can make a great base bike for any custom and for Richard South it provided the perfect donor for his latest...

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  • Bike of the day: Ducati Multistrada 1200 Enduro

    31 March 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Ducati Multistrada 1200 Enduro

    Bikes for saleFancy a bike that will take you across the Globe in comfort and pure Italian style? Check out this 2016 Ducati Multistada 1200 Enduro, which is today’s bike of the day. Seller says “Bought new in...

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  • Gallery: Novice mud-monsters tested

    30 March 2017 by Michael Neeves

    Gallery: Novice mud-monsters tested

    Off-road action improves road riding, but which is the best bike for beginners? See what happens when our Road Testers got down and dirty… If you’ve already mastered the muddy art of riding off-road,...

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  • Bike of the day: Yamaha XJ6

    30 March 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Yamaha XJ6

    Bikes for saleYou can have fun without breaking the bank with this 2012 Yamaha XJ6, which is today’s bike of the day.  Seller says "Yamaha XJ6N 1 owner (bike was pre-registered). Only 1,600 miles from new.

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  • A bike meet that's 'the full English'

    29 March 2017 by Jason Hayzelden

    A bike meet that's 'the full English'

    Deep in the heart of the rolling Essex countryside is one of the most perfect picture postcard settings imaginable, the quintessential English village of Finchingfield. With its chocolate box...

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  • The Kings of Bling

    29 March 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    The Kings of Bling

    We ride the cream of the crop from Harley-Davidson's Battle of the Kings Harley-Davidson held their first Battle of the Kings competition in 2015 to showcase the phenomenal depth and range of...

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  • Bike of the day: Kawasaki GTR1400

    29 March 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Kawasaki GTR1400

    Bikes for saleSmash continental miles with ease with this Kawasaki gtr1400, which is today’s bike of the day.  Seller says “Here we present a 2008 Kawasaki GTR1400 ABS in black. The bike has had a total of 2...

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  • In this week's issue: MotoGP 2017 is go

    28 March 2017 by MCN News

    In this week's issue: MotoGP 2017 is go

    In this week's issue of MCN we've got a 12-page 2017 BSB preview pullout, an interview with Dougie Lampkin and a naked shootout: Triumph's Street Triple 765 v Kawasaki's Z900. Also in MCN this...

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  • 5 affordable 125cc bikes for new riders

    28 March 2017 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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  • Gallery: Cruiser chooser

    28 March 2017 by MCN News

    Gallery: Cruiser chooser

    There’s a much wider range of bobbers available than even just a few years ago, and surprisingly, they’re not all Harleys. At one end of the spectrum we had the Indian Scout Sixty, a smaller...

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  • Bike of the day: Yamaha MT-07

    28 March 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Yamaha MT-07

    Bikes for saleWhen you’re after great value in a brilliantly fun package you need look no further than the Yamaha MT-07, which is today’s bike of the day. Seller says “Supplied by ourselves last March and upgraded...

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  • 6 of the best chain lubes around

    27 March 2017 by MCN News

    6 of the best chain lubes around

    MCN ShopThe top six highest-rated chain lubes right now on MCN Shop right now are... Wurth High Performance (500ml) £9.69  Based on a wax formula, this dry Wurth lube promises not to fling off, or...

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