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  • Is there a new Speed Triple on the way?

    04 October 2017 by MCN News

    Is there a new Speed Triple on the way?

    As if a new Tiger 1200 and 800, and the Speedmaster and Bobber Black weren’t enough, our spy photographer also grabbed shots of what could be an updated Speed Triple. The styling is so close to the...

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  • Moto Guzzi ready to show new engine concept

    04 October 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Moto Guzzi ready to show new engine concept

    Tightening emissions standards are not air-cooled engines’ best friends, so it came as no real surprise when the adventure touring Stelvio quietly bowed out of Moto Guzzi’s 2017 range. While the bike...

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  • Subscribe to MCN and receive Oxford Hotgrips

    04 October 2017 by MCN News

    Subscribe to MCN and receive Oxford Hotgrips

    There’s never been a better time to subscribe to MCN – and to make it even better we’ve teamed up with Oxford to give away a set of their Hotgrips heated grips worth £79.99 with every new...

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  • Kawasaki announce end of year offers

    04 October 2017 by James Archibald

    Kawasaki announce end of year offers

    Kawasaki have announced that a number of their models will be eligible to be purchased on a 0% hire purchase finance offer until the end of the year. Available across a number of different bikes in...

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  • New Triumph Bonneville Bobber Black launched

    03 October 2017 by Richard Newland

    New Triumph Bonneville Bobber Black launched

    Triumph’s Bobber is their fastest selling new model ever, and charts in the top 10 for new bike sales in the UK. It’s been a rampant and unprecedented success, and this new version answers the...

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  • New Triumph Bonneville Speedmaster revealed

    03 October 2017 by Richard Newland

    New Triumph Bonneville Speedmaster revealed

    Reinventions of an existing model don’t get much more dramatic than this, the all-new T120-based Bonneville Speedmaster, giving existing owners and a whole new audience a serious reason to reach for...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade RR4

    03 October 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade RR4

    Bikes for saleUndiluted bliss, the RR4 came along before all the Euro 3 and 4 emissions regulations got in the way of things and is today’s bike of the day. Seller says “MoT till April 2018, new brakes pads, tyre,...

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  • Want to ride motorcycles for a living?

    03 October 2017 by James Archibald

    Want to ride motorcycles for a living?

    Ever thought about riding motorcycles and getting paid for it? Let’s face it, we all do. With motorcycle logistics firm WMB, that will be the reality for one person. They’re on the lookout for an...

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  • New Triumph Speedmaster unveiled today

    03 October 2017 by Liam Marsden

    New Triumph Speedmaster unveiled today

    The new Triumph Speedmaster will be officially unveiled later today, after Triumph released a teaser video in September. As is the norm with teaser videos, very little is shown of the actual bike, but...

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  • Guy Martin 2017 available now!

    02 October 2017 by MCN News

    Guy Martin 2017 available now!

    The team at MCN take a look at the recent adventures of Guy Martin, who controversially quit road racing in 2017 after a disastrous stint with Honda. It was the end of a tumultuous season seeing him...

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  • 5 cheap cold weather commuters

    02 October 2017 by Liam Marsden

    5 cheap cold weather commuters

    Bikes for saleYou can pretend summer isn't over all you want, but the temperature is noticeably dropping, and the days are definitely getting shorter - soon it'll be ark when you wake up and dark when you set of...

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  • We Need Your Help!!

    02 October 2017 by MCN News

    We Need Your Help!!

    Have you ever owned either of these bikes? • Yamaha V-Max • Honda Pan European Was it hugely significant to you? Perhaps it was dream bike? If so, we want to hear from you for a series of forthcoming...

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  • Bike of the day: Ducati Monster 821

    02 October 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Ducati Monster 821

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2015 Ducati Monster 821 – currently up for sale at £6,150. Seller says “Sad to sell, best bike I have ever had. White, Monster 821, full Ducati service history, tail...

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  • American man to attempt longest no-handed ride

    02 October 2017 by Liam Marsden

    American man to attempt longest no-handed ride

    American Phil Comar will attempt to ride 680 miles on his Harley-Davidson without using his hands, all to raise money for research into Parkinson's disease. TOP STORIES WSB: History-maker Rea crowned...

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  • Lyndon Poskitt: Interview

    01 October 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Lyndon Poskitt: Interview

    Age- Treinta y ocho – that’s 38 Famous for- World traveller and Dakar racer Number of bikes owned- 30 Crashes so far- Lost count   What are you currently riding? My Dakar bike is a KTM 450...

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  • Destination Nordkapp – Day 8

    01 October 2017 by Richard Newland

    Destination Nordkapp – Day 8

    Day 8: Alta to Nordkapp to Alta 484.3km After a week of riding towards never-ending horizons, our desitnation feels disappointingly close. Just 240km of road separates us from Nordkapp – mainland...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda CBR600F

    01 October 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Honda CBR600F

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2001 Honda CBR600F – currently up for sale at £1,850. Seller says “Sadly have to sell my much loved CBR600F as the need for money is currently greater than the need for...

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  • Destination Nordkapp – Day 7

    30 September 2017 by Richard Newland

    Destination Nordkapp – Day 7

    Day 7: Malangen to Alta 454.7km The morning is marred by drizzle, and an uncharacteristically dull circumnavigation of the peninsular, before we pick up the pace again and start threading our way...

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  • Bike of the day: Triumph Thruxton R

    30 September 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Triumph Thruxton R

    Bikes for saleBarely past its first service and £2,200 cheaper than list price – this stunning Thruxton R is today’s bike of the day. Seller says “This bike is as-new and comes with a pair of Vance and Hines pipes...

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  • 10 steps to high-mileage heaven

    30 September 2017 by MCN News

    10 steps to high-mileage heaven

    Ever raced down the motorway and stopped for fuel, only to watch in befuddlement as a lorry whirs past… the same lorry you passed two hours ago? Philip Weston, Jon Cox and Gordon Sears are that lorry:...

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  • Top 5 winter gloves all under £160

    29 September 2017 by MCN News

    Top 5 winter gloves all under £160

    MCN ShopSummer doesn't seem like it was two minutes ago, but winter is right around the corner, which means the vented summer gloves are banished to the cupboard for the next few months to await the first of...

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  • Gallery: Three-wheeled triple bypass

    29 September 2017 by Michael Neeves

    Gallery: Three-wheeled triple bypass

    It’s easy to be a bit sniffy about three-wheelers. You only have to look at the mean-spirited social media comments on the day we did this test to see there’s a lot of prejudice out...

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  • Destination Nordkapp – Day 6

    29 September 2017 by Richard Newland

    Destination Nordkapp – Day 6

    Day 6: Camp Lofoten to Malangen 463.4km Morning arrived with no discernible change from night, the general hubbub and smell of breakfast wafting down to the beach the only giveaways. Back on the road,...

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

    29 September 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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  • Sell it for spares

    29 September 2017 by Neil Murray

    Sell it for spares

    Bikes for saleThere comes a time when you’ve got to work out whether it’s actually worth selling a duff bike, or whether you’d be better off breaking it for spares. The latter option usually makes more sense. And...

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  • Bikes for sale: Kawasaki ER-6F

    29 September 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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  • Ducati announce model price-hike

    28 September 2017 by James Archibald

    Ducati announce model price-hike

    Ducati have announced that their range of motorcycles will carry an average 2% price increase starting from 2 October. The new-for-2017 Supersport model will see an increase of £200, bumping the price...

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