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  • Christmas gift ideas for the off-road rider

    30 November 2017 by MCN News

    Christmas gift ideas for the off-road rider

    In our third Christmas gift guide we focus on gifts for off-road riders.. It might be getting a bit nippy outside, but it's the perfect time of year to get out and indulge in a bit of muddy fun, and...

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  • A top kit to maintain your bike over winter!

    29 November 2017 by MCN News

    A top kit to maintain your bike over winter!

    MCN ShopIt’s important to maintain your motorcycle over the winter months - especially if you want it ready to perform in the spring and summer seasons. Many of the items mentioned in this article are focused...

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  • Bike of the day: Yamaha R1

    29 November 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Yamaha R1

    Bikes for saleThis ex-demo R1 could save you a good wad of cash and is today’s bike of the day. Seller says “Take advantage of this low mileage, ex-demo Yamaha R1. This bike will come with its first 600-mile...

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  • Top 4 GPS trackers

    29 November 2017 by MCN News

    Top 4 GPS trackers

    MCN ShopWith all the different GPS motorcycle trackers in the market it can be difficult to find the right one for your needs. This is why the folks at MCN have come up with this list of four excellent,...

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  • MCN's Christmas countdown 2017

    29 November 2017 by MCN News

    MCN's Christmas countdown 2017

    This year we're helping all you lot survive Christmas with our neat survival guide.  We've got lots of gift ideas, giveaways, and idea to help you scratch your biking itch over the long, cold...

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  • The top motorcycle branded push bikes

    29 November 2017 by MCN News

    The top motorcycle branded push bikes

    You're here, on motorcyclenews.com, because you love motorcycles, right? But at this time of year it's not always the best idea to actually go riding. It's cold, slippy and generally pretty...

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  • First ride: Harley-Davidson Softail Slim

    28 November 2017 by Phil West

    First ride: Harley-Davidson Softail Slim

    Rounding off Harley’s all-new 2018 Softail range is the Softail Slim, which, despite what its retro looks suggest is actually one of the most recent additions to Harley’s line-up. First introduced in...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin

    28 November 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin

    Bikes for saleBuilt for dirty business and with useful panniers, this Africa Twin is today’s bike of the day. Seller says “This one owner CRF1000L Africa Twin comes complete with ABS brakes, a 12-volt accessory...

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  • Bike of the day: Aprilia Shiver 750

    27 November 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Aprilia Shiver 750

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2008 Aprilia Shiver 750, which is going for £3699. Seller says “This bike has just arrived and is in superb condition. It's covered just 3530 miles from new and comes...

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  • Bike of the day: Ducati 1098

    25 November 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Ducati 1098

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is a bike that will excite on the road and on the track, the Ducati 1098. Seller says “Stunning example of a Ducati 1098 with just 9,493 miles since 2008 and only two owners...

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  • First ride: Harley-Davidson's FLDE Deluxe

    25 November 2017 by Phil West

    First ride: Harley-Davidson's FLDE Deluxe

    While Harley’s most brashly styled newcomers such as the Fat Bob and Breakout might be the headline bikes from the all-new 2018 Softail line- up, more traditional cruiser buyers haven’t been forgotten...

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  • Superstar bikes that changed the world

    25 November 2017 by Phil West

    Superstar bikes that changed the world

    bikes for saleIf Helen of Troy was the face that launched a thousand ships, these are the motorcycles – not just the models, but the exact, individual, fly-spattered machines – that inspired hundreds of thousands...

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  • Bike of the day: KTM 990 Super Duke

    25 November 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: KTM 990 Super Duke

    Bikes for saleA low mileage super naked with bags of attitude. Seller says “Only covered 60 miles in the last four years. In great condition as you would expect of a bike with this sort of mileage. Complete with...

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  • Making miles while the sun sort of shines

    24 November 2017 by MCN News

    Making miles while the sun sort of shines

    It’s been a busy few weeks for #ride5000miles, with members taking on the high winds brought by Storm Brian in a bid to add to their total mileage. This included Chris Hood, who challenged the...

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  • Electric bikes get budget boost

    24 November 2017 by MCN News

    Electric bikes get budget boost

    The viability of electric motorcycles got another surge of positivity in this week’s budget, as the Government pledged to invest heavily in the development of the UK’s charging infrastructure and...

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  • Bike of the day: MV Agusta F3 675 RC

    24 November 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: MV Agusta F3 675 RC

    Bikes for saleMV Agusta may have just announced next year’s stunning RC models, but that doesn’t put us off this limited edition F3 675RC, which is today’s bike of the day. Seller says “This is a 1 owner bike that...

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  • Top 5 motorcycle balaclavas

    24 November 2017 by MCN News

    Top 5 motorcycle balaclavas

    MCN ShopBalaclavas save your face from the cold, keep you cool in the warm weather and for those who use open-face lids, save you from those damn flies that decide to catapult into your face while riding. So...

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  • 6 of the best chain lubes around

    23 November 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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  • Our 5 best Black Friday deals on the MCN Shop

    23 November 2017 by MCN News

    Our 5 best Black Friday deals on the MCN Shop

    MCN SHOPAre you ready for the madness that is #BlackFriday? Yes. It's here once again. Luckily, you don't have to actually go to any stores to take advantage of some great deals, you can do it all from the...

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  • Evoke Urban S electric bike coming to the UK

    23 November 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Evoke Urban S electric bike coming to the UK

    The Evoke Urban S is the latest bike to join the electric market in the UK, and will be available next year. The bike produces a claimed 25bhp via the 19kW hub motor and has a claimed speed of 81mph -...

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  • Bike of the day: Triumph Tiger 800 XC

    23 November 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Triumph Tiger 800 XC

    Bikes for saleThe Triumph Tiger 800 is a popular bike, and for good reason. This example has covered a few miles, but it's available for a great price. Seller says “Orange, 2 owners, 2 seats, Only one former owner...

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  • First ride: Peugeot Speedfight SF4-125

    23 November 2017 by Adam Child

    First ride: Peugeot Speedfight SF4-125

    Peugeot pulled the covers off the original Speedfight back in 1997 and it was an instant success – topping the sales charts across the late 90s and into the early 2000s. Since then Peugeot have sold...

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  • Video: Supercharged Kawasaki H2 speed test

    22 November 2017 by Michael Neeves

    Video: Supercharged Kawasaki H2 speed test

    To celebrate the impeding arrival of the new supercharged Kawasaki H2 SX, here’s an on-board video of MCN’s Bruce Dunn speed testing its bigger H2 brother. Although top speed is limited to 184mph...

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  • Honda’s all-new A2 licence-friendly CB300R

    22 November 2017 by James Archibald

    Honda’s all-new A2 licence-friendly CB300R

    Honda have revealed an A2 licence-friendly CB300R that apes the look of the firm's eye-catching new-for-2018 CB1000R.  Like the 1000cc machine, it’s a band-new bike for next year and looks to be...

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