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  • 101-year-old granny leads motorbike convoy

    11 July 2017 by James Archibald

    101-year-old granny leads motorbike convoy

    Maud Cartlidge, who celebrated her 101st birthday on Sunday was pleasantly surprised when she had the opportunity to ride pillion and lead a motorcycle convoy of nearly 100 bikes around...

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  • Gallery: DirtQuake goes worldwide

    11 July 2017 by MCN News

    Gallery: DirtQuake goes worldwide

    How many motorcycle events are there where you can watch professional racers line up against amateurs, see old clunkers do battle with modern machines and watch three people try to down six pints of...

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  • Suter and Arch Motorcycles form partnership

    11 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Suter and Arch Motorcycles form partnership

    Arch Motorcycles, the motorcycle company founded by Hollywood star Keanu Reeves, has partnered with European race bike specialists Suter. The partnership will see Suters become available in North...

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  • Ducati 1299 Panigale R Final Edition unveiled

    11 July 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Ducati 1299 Panigale R Final Edition unveiled

    All good things must come to an end, or so the Chaucer saying goes. In this case, it’s true – the Panigale line is coming to a close, so Ducati have honoured it with a bang by releasing the 1299...

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  • 5 cracking litre sportsbikes

    10 July 2017 by MCN News

    5 cracking litre sportsbikes

    Bikes for saleWe all love a bit of loud and lairy fun and that’s exactly what these 5 litre sportsbikes offer. All are currently for sale on MCNbikesforsale.com. TOP STORIES An epic adventure re-told by the first...

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  • Video: Guy Martin on the Honda RC174

    10 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Video: Guy Martin on the Honda RC174

    You might have thought getting the opporunity to ride the new Honda Fireblade was enough to sway Guy Martin into signing for Honda earlier this year, but according to the man himself one of the big...

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  • Bike of the day: Ducati 848

    10 July 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Ducati 848

    Bikes for saleAll the Italian flair and a stunning paint scheme make this Ducati 848 today’s bike of the day. Seller says “This stunning Ducati 848 Dark comes in a really striking colour scheme. Sold by and looked...

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  • The Philippines' first off-road school

    10 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    The Philippines' first off-road school

    Despite 93% of the Philippines' village roads being unpaved the only way to learn how to ride off-road in the country was to get out on dirt roads and ride, but that's all changed with the country's...

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  • Check out Norway aboard an Indian

    10 July 2017 by James Archibald

    Check out Norway aboard an Indian

    Indian are now offering motorcycle hire in Norway thanks to Eagle Rider. When visiting Norway, riders can head to the Twin Thunder dealership in Lyngdal and hire one of three Indian Roadmaster...

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  • K-World goes to Cadwell

    10 July 2017 by James Archibald

    K-World goes to Cadwell

    Kawasaki made their second appearance of their K-World Tour, this time at Cadwell Park. Kawasaki have been stopping at Select No Limits trackdays to give potential customers the opportunity to...

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  • BMW's new TFT dash explained

    10 July 2017 by Jon Urry

    BMW's new TFT dash explained

    When MCN posted a picture of the R1200GS’s new TFT dash on social media, the response was huge. So huge in fact that we have decided to dedicate a whole story to it! So here we go… First of all the...

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  • Top 5 summer gloves

    09 July 2017 by MCN News

    Top 5 summer gloves

    MCN ShopSo it might not last long, but riding in this glorious sunshine is making us smile. To help you avoid sweaty palms we've selected our top 5 pairs from the MCN Shop. Which would you...

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  • Bike of the day: KTM 1050 Adventure

    09 July 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: KTM 1050 Adventure

    Bikes For SaleToday's bike of the day is this 2015 KTM 1050 Adventure. On sale for £7,491, the seller says “In orange, here we have a beautiful example of a 1050 Adventure. It comes with a luggage box so you'll be...

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  • A diamond in the rough

    08 July 2017 by Neil Murray

    A diamond in the rough

    Bikes For SaleI’ve come across two dealerships recently that reserve the right to refuse to work on older bikes. One specified a cut-off age of 10 years. I think this deserves wider attention because if people want...

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  • Bike of the day: Harley-Davidson Street Glide

    08 July 2017 by MCN NEWS

    Bike of the day: Harley-Davidson Street Glide

    Bikes For SaleToday's bike of the day is this 2015 Harley-Davidson Street Glide. On sale for £16,295, the seller says “Charcoal Pearl, one owner, here is this 2015 FLHXS Street Glide Special. Featuring a 1690cc...

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  • New off-road product showcase

    07 July 2017 by James Archibald

    New off-road product showcase

    MCN ShopSo, for those of you who like to get down and dirty and mess around in the mud, there are a number of new products dropping soon that might spark your interest. These products will be available...

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  • New colours and accessories for BMW range

    07 July 2017 by James Archibald

    New colours and accessories for BMW range

    BMW have announced a new raft of colours for a number of motorcycles in their current line-up and a host of new accessory options. BMW have also added a full-colour 6.5 inch TFT optional display...

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  • Bike (scooter) of the day: Yamaha YN50 NEOS 4

    07 July 2017 by MCN NEWS

    Bike (scooter) of the day: Yamaha YN50 NEOS 4

    Bikes For SaleToday's bike of the day is one for new riders; A 2009 Yamaha YN50 Neos. Seller says “Metallic blue, nice clean tidy learner bike with mature female owner, three previous owners, good bodywork, goo...

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  • Bring your Dream Machines to Poole Quay

    06 July 2017 by Justin Hayzelden

    Bring your Dream Machines to Poole Quay

    Every Tuesday night from April to September picturesque Poole Quay becomes the exclusive domain of motorcycles, where at the height of summer as many as 1500 bikes roll into town to make Dream...

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  • SC Project pipe-up with new silencers

    06 July 2017 by James Archibald

    SC Project pipe-up with new silencers

    Italian exhaust manufacturer SC Project has a new range of end-cans designed to meet Euro4 standards for some of the best-selling machines on the market right now. The new line-up includes three...

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  • Honda introduce fixed price service plans

    06 July 2017 by James Archibald

    Honda introduce fixed price service plans

    Honda have rolled out a fixed price service plan option when you buy a new motorcycle. It’s simple in the way it works too - buy a new bike and pay a fixed amount extra that will cover it for the...

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  • The best small adventure bikes you can buy

    06 July 2017 by MCN news

    The best small adventure bikes you can buy

    Bikes for saleWith photos emerging of Yamaha's new 700cc adventure bike based on the MT-07 we've got all excited about smaller capacity adventure bikes. For too long the adventure bike class has focussed on large...

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  • News podcast episode 4

    05 July 2017 by MCN News

    News podcast episode 4

    Senior News Reporter Jordan Gibbons was joined by Web Producer Liam Marsden for the fourth MCN news podcast to chat about this week's news in the motorcycling world.  This week the guys discuss...

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  • Bike of the day: Ducati 916

    05 July 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Ducati 916

    Bikes for saleJust beautiful, the Ducati 916 is arguably the most iconic bike of the last 30 years, if not all time. And that’s exactly why this one is our bike of the day. Seller says “Taxed and MOT, has been...

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  • Paris to Morocco via scooter

    05 July 2017 by James Archibald

    Paris to Morocco via scooter

    With a spirit for a different kind of adventure, Clémence Couten and Lisa Aleksenko have traveled from Paris to Marrakesh aboard a pair of Peugeot 125cc Django scooters. With a 50-day itinery, the...

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  • Spy shots! New MT-07 adventure bike spotted

    05 July 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Spy shots! New MT-07 adventure bike spotted

    Yamaha are about to unleash an affordable and funky new MT-07 adventure bike. Yamaha showed the T7 concept at last year’s Milan Show in November, claiming it was imbued with ‘the Ténéré spirit’ –...

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