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  • Mad stunt displays at the #MCNFestival

    14 May 2017 by MCN News

    Mad stunt displays at the #MCNFestival

    Stunt and trials masters Kevin Carmichael and Steve Colley have been wowing the crowds at the Carole Nash MCN Festival of Motorcycling throughout today  The Scottish stunt rider, Carmichael has...

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  • Riding clinic: Maintaining speed in the wet

    13 May 2017 by Michael Neeves

    Riding clinic: Maintaining speed in the wet

    Weather looking bad for your track day? Don't panic, Michael Neeves has got you covered with his guide to wet track riding... Smooth is safe The key to safe riding in the wet is being smooth on the...

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  • Bike of the day: Suzuki Gladius

    13 May 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Suzuki Gladius

    Bikes for saleIf you’re after a fun, economical, practical naked you could do a lot worse than the unfairly overlooked Suzuki Gladius, which is today’s bike of the day. Seller says “White, 1 owner, Low mileage., 1...

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  • Feel the noise at the MCN Festival 2017

    12 May 2017 by MCN News

    Feel the noise at the MCN Festival 2017

    Whether your favourite racing era is the golden age of the 1960s, or you prefer your race bikes a little newer, the Motorex Fire up paddock at this year's Carole Nash MCN Festival of Motorcycling has...

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  • MCN Festival kicks off this weekend!

    12 May 2017 by Ped Baker

    MCN Festival kicks off this weekend!

    The 2017 Carole Nash MCN Festival of Motorcycling kicks off this weekend at the East of England Showground, with plenty for all the family to see and do. If you're looking for a new bike but haven't...

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  • Bike of the day: Ducati 996

    12 May 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Ducati 996

    Bikes for saleIf you’re after one of the most iconic and beautiful superbikes ever built, this Ducati 996 is perfect for you. Seller says “Ducati 996S Biposto. 7 owners from new with a full service history, 1999/T...

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  • MCN Festival: Speedway explained

    11 May 2017 by MCN News

    MCN Festival: Speedway explained

    At this year's Carole Nash MCN Festival of Motorcycling we're hosting a full round of the UK Speedway Championship, as Peterborough Panthers host the Newcastle Diamonds. But what is speedway? Well,...

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  • Carole Nash MCN Festival THIS WEEKEND

    11 May 2017 by MCN News

    Carole Nash MCN Festival THIS WEEKEND

    This year’s MCN Festival boasts the biggest test fleet ever, thrilling flat track and speedway action, plus huge retail, autojumble and club zones. A new addition is the Motorex historic fire-up...

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  • Take a break at the Green Welly Stop

    11 May 2017 by Justin Hayzelden

    Take a break at the Green Welly Stop

    To the north of the Trossachs, at the southern edge of Rannoch Moor, lies the small Scottish village of Tyndrum, a remote hamlet whose location at the junction of the A82 and A85 puts it firmly on the...

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  • Get On at Carole Nash MCN Festival 2017

    11 May 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Get On at Carole Nash MCN Festival 2017

    Get On, the motorcycle industry campaign aimed at getting more people onto two wheels will be at the Carole Nash MCN Festival of Motorcycling, May 13-14. Get On will be offering free lessons with...

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  • Ride a retro at Carole Nash #MCNFestival

    11 May 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Ride a retro at Carole Nash #MCNFestival

    The Carole Nash MCN Festival is fast approaching and this year we have more new bikes than ever before and our biggest fleet of test bikes yet. There's something for everybody, from scooters to top of...

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  • Honda update the CRF450

    11 May 2017 by James Archibald

    Honda update the CRF450

    Honda have announced that there will be a number of updates to their CRF450R motocross bike. The bike will get an electric starter as standard for the first time, which will undoubtedly help get the...

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  • Ride with Chris Walker this weekend

    11 May 2017 by James Archibald

    Ride with Chris Walker this weekend

    So, if you haven’t already heard, the Carole Nash MCN Festival of Motorcycling is this weekend and Chris ‘the Stalker’ Walker will be taking to the dirt oval of the Peterborough Area for the bonkers...

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  • Routes to the MCN Festival #ride5000miles

    11 May 2017 by MCN News

    Routes to the MCN Festival #ride5000miles

    The riding season is almost in full swing now, and what better way to celebrate than with a ride to the 2017 Carole Nash Festival of Motorcycle at Peterborough Arena, May 13-14. But don't jst get on...

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  • Bike of the day: Derbi Mulhacen 659

    11 May 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Derbi Mulhacen 659

    Bikes for saleIf you’re after something a little different which works in town then you should take a look at the Derbi Mulhacen 659, which is today’s bike of the day. Seller says “Massive saving over rrp when new...

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  • This K100 is a real Titan #ThrowbackThursday

    11 May 2017 by James Archibald

    This K100 is a real Titan #ThrowbackThursday

    Everyone loves a bit of a #ThrowbackThursday...Spotted towards the end of 2016 we decided to have a look back at this BMW K100 Xaver. With a diverse portfolio of motorcycle builds, Michael and Tom...

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  • Suzuki sales rise 43% in India

    10 May 2017 by MCN News

    Suzuki sales rise 43% in India

    Suzuki saw a huge sales increase in India last month, improving by a whopping 43% compared to April 2016, at a time when the global motorcycle market is showing few signs of growth. Suzuki sold 36,289...

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  • Possible return for Motad exhausts?

    10 May 2017 by James Archibald

    Possible return for Motad exhausts?

    British exhaust manufacturer Motad may have been given a lifeline following the closure of the company in March. The administrators are currently in talks with a potential buyer, which means...

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  • Speedway comes to MCN Festival!

    10 May 2017 by MCN News

    Speedway comes to MCN Festival!

    This year's Carole Nash MCN Festival of Motorcycling includes an official round of the UK Speedway Championships for the first time, as Peterborough Panthers host Newcastle Diamonds and the round is...

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  • First ride: Harley-Davidson Freewheeler

    10 May 2017 by Phil West

    First ride: Harley-Davidson Freewheeler

    Harley-Davidson are no newcomers to trikes. In fact, with their utility Servicar in production between 1932 and 1975, followed by the luxurious Tri Glide Ultra Classic from 2009 (basically an Electra...

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  • First ride: 2017 KTM RC390 – Getting RC

    10 May 2017 by Michael Neeves

    First ride: 2017 KTM RC390 – Getting RC

    KTM have moved their racy RC390 into the Euro4 era with ride-by-wire, a new side-mounted exhaust, a bellypan and, er… that’s about it. The £5099 race replica doesn’t feature the swathe of updates...

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  • Bike of the day: Suzuki GSX-R600

    10 May 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Suzuki GSX-R600

    Bikes for saleIf you’re after a sporty 600 that doesn’t cost silly money for the summer, then you should check out this GSX-R600, which is today’s bike of the day. Seller says “We have an excellent condition K6 in...

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  • Thieves target motorcycle dealers

    10 May 2017 by MCN News

    Thieves target motorcycle dealers

    Thieves have targeted four separate motorcycle dealerships in recent weeks, including Ducati Manchester and Balderstons BMW in Peterborough. Five thieves struck at Ducati Manchester in the early hours...

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  • Suzuki Turbo gathers pace

    10 May 2017 by Ben Purvis

    Suzuki Turbo gathers pace

    Turbocharging is set to become widespread on future bikes as manufacturers combat emissions limits while striving for improved economy and performance. And Suzuki will be at the forefront of the...

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  • DirtQuake poised for TV series stardom

    10 May 2017 by Richard Newland

    DirtQuake poised for TV series stardom

    DirtQuake – the alternative motorcycling festival that encourages a diverse blend of bike fans, dirt racers, millennials, grease monkeys, celebrities, custom shop designers, speed freaks and weekend...

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