Bike news

  • Gallery: A Fireblade from each decade

    19 July 2017 by Tim Thompson

    Gallery: A Fireblade from each decade

    Oh, this is good. The MCN team are on a road test with three of my all-time favourite Honda Fireblades, currently parked in a line outside one of the greatest fish and chip shops, Mermaid...

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  • 2017 touring pack for Suzuki's V-Strom 1000

    19 July 2017 by James Archibald

    2017 touring pack for Suzuki's V-Strom 1000

    Suzuki have released a new touring accessory pack for the V-Strom 1000 models. The kit contains a top-box with a capacity of 55 litres as well as a fitting plate – providing plenty of room for up to...

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  • Harley-Davidson facing a tough year stateside

    19 July 2017 by James Archibald

    Harley-Davidson facing a tough year stateside

    US motorcycle giant, Harley-Davidson could see production cuts and reduce workers' hours due to a drop in sales figures. As shipment expectations are down between 6-8%, the Milwaukee-based firm...

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  • Kymco X-Town 300i first ride

    19 July 2017 by Alison Silcox

    Kymco X-Town 300i first ride

    The Kymco X-Town 300 takes the good-around-town scooter concept to a whole new level with an ability to leave the urban sprawl behind and head for the hills. The A2 licence-friendly scoot is an...

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  • New Africa Twin Rally created

    19 July 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    New Africa Twin Rally created

    An Italian-built Africa Twin Rally special-edition caused a stir last week when a corporate video seemed to show Honda’s new version of the popular adventure bike.  The truth is slightly more...

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  • Prizes: Get your hands on lots of lovely goodies

    18 July 2017 by MCN News Team

    Prizes: Get your hands on lots of lovely goodies

    Win ItHere's our top pick of prizes up for grabs in our free to enter giveaways. It's simple to register, all you need to do is CLICK HERE and away you go. Podium Stage System Cleaning Kit, £25 We’ve got a...

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  • Major recall for BMW R1200GS

    18 July 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Major recall for BMW R1200GS

    BMW have issued a major recall for all R1200GS and R1200GS Adventure models manufactured between November 2013 and June 2017. BMW say that the fork stanchion can suffer damage if subjected to...

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  • In this week's issue: Ducati V4 stunner

    18 July 2017 by MCN News

    In this week's issue: Ducati V4 stunner

    In this week's issue of MCN we reveal the secrets of the power-packed V4 that will replace the Ducati Panigale. Also in MCN this week Retro special This week we're celebrating everything retro with 20...

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  • Video: Passer-by scares off scooter thief

    18 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Video: Passer-by scares off scooter thief

    Yet another video has emerged from London showing an attempted scooter theft taking place, this time on Penge High Street, South East London. The video starts with one of the thieves wrestling with...

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  • Bike of the day: Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R

    18 July 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R

    Bikes for saleOne owner, super low mileage and a bargain price make this Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R today’s bike of the day. Seller says “2006 Kawasaki Ninja ZX636cc. Probably the lowest mileage example currently on sale...

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  • Fuel reveal the Catalina GP

    17 July 2017 by James Archibald

    Fuel reveal the Catalina GP

    A 1999 Kawasaki W650 made the perfect canvas for Spanish custom kings Fuel Motorcycles' latest build – the Fuel Catalina GP. Inspired by the Triumph motorcycles that were typically ridden in...

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  • Win a VIP MotoGP experience at Silverstone

    17 July 2017 by James Archibald

    Win a VIP MotoGP experience at Silverstone

    BMW are offering the chance to win a VIP guest package for two at the British MotoGP at Silverstone in August – all you have to do to enter is take a S1000RR for a test ride. By requesting a test...

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  • Bike of the day: Triumph Daytona 675

    17 July 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Triumph Daytona 675

    Bikes for saleThey say three is the magic number and Triumph got it spot on with the Daytona 675 triple, which is today’s bike of the day. Seller says “This is the wonderful Daytona 675 from the chaps at Triumph. A...

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  • Video: Man chases scooter thieves with hammer

    17 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Video: Man chases scooter thieves with hammer

    A brave Londoner was filmed chasing motorcycle thieves away with a hammer after they tried to steal his scooter. The man squared up to a gang of four thieves in Battersea, who allegedly threatened him...

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  • Looks can be deceptive

    16 July 2017 by Neil Murray

    Looks can be deceptive

    Bikes for saleSometimes a service history isn’t worth the paper it’s written on. I have come across a nice clean bike before with a service book that has all the stamps in the right places and nothing else. I’ve...

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  • Bike of the day: Yamaha MT-09

    16 July 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Yamaha MT-09

    Bikes for saleYamaha's MT series of bikes, right from the MT-125 to the MT-10 are brilliant, and great value too, especially on the used market. That's why we've chosen this 2014 Yamaha MT-09 as today's bike of the...

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  • The Sunday Social with stunt rider Lee Bowers

    16 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    The Sunday Social with stunt rider Lee Bowers

    We caught up with Kawasaki stunt rider Lee Bowers to talk about getting into stunt riding, getting black flagged at track days and working for Asda. So what's for breakfast at the cafe? "Three poached...

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  • MCN’s #ride5000 members pile on miles

    15 July 2017 by MCN News

    MCN’s #ride5000 members pile on miles

    Members of our #ride5000miles campaign have been living their biking lives to the full this week and making the most of the cracking summer weather. Our campaign is all about getting out on your bike...

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  • Bike of the day: Aprilia RSV4 Factory

    15 July 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Aprilia RSV4 Factory

    Bikes for saleIt’s not the cheapest but the fact that it’s just oh-so-good make this Aprilia RSV4 Factory today’s bike of the day. Seller says “This Aprilia RSV4 Factory has 5671 miles on the clock and is in...

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  • Indian Scout Bobber unveiled

    15 July 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Indian Scout Bobber unveiled

    When it comes to discreet or blacked-out bikes, Indian don’t really spring to mind- they’re much more famous for chroming everything and leather tassels, so customers have been taking matters into...

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  • Bike of the day: MV Agusta F4 1000RC

    14 July 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: MV Agusta F4 1000RC

    Bikes for saleYou don’t need to be a genius to figure out why this sexy F4 1000RC is today’s bike of the day. Proper bike porn. Seller says A very reluctant sale. This is number 50 of only 250 made worldwide. The...

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  • Video: Harley-Davidson at DirtQuake

    14 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Video: Harley-Davidson at DirtQuake

    This past weekend saw the sixth DirtQuake event take place at King's Lynn, and this year's was better than ever, with Harley-Davidson, Triumph and Indian all taking part in some capacity. The event...

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  • Commute for less with these great scooter

    13 July 2017 by MCN News

    Commute for less with these great scooter

    Bikes for saleYeah, motorcycles are fun, but they're also incredibly practical when it comes to commuting. What's even more practical for commuting than a motorcycle? That's right, a scooter. They have all the...

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  • Bike of the day: Suzuki Hayabusa

    13 July 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Suzuki Hayabusa

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2004 Suzuki Hayabusa. On sale for £4, 495, the seller says: “A superb Busa with only 13,054 miles from new. Lovely and original except for a Double Bubble Screen &...

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  • Join the freedom fighters

    13 July 2017 by Justin Hayzelden

    Join the freedom fighters

    You’ll see MAG at almost motorcycle rally or event in the UK, but do you know what they do and what it means for you? The Motorcycle Action Group (MAG) was founded in 1973 to campaign against the...

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