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  • DVSA develop MoT reminder service

    31 August 2017 by Liam Marsden

    DVSA develop MoT reminder service

    The DVSA have developed an MoT reminder service that will tell people their vehicle’s test is soon to expire. When signed up, users will receive an email one month before the expiry date and another...

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  • Electric bikes: Watt's the hold up?

    31 August 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Electric bikes: Watt's the  hold up?

    Like it or not, electric vehicles are coming. The Government have said that by 2040 the sale of cars and vans with internal combustion engines will be banned. Officially there has been no word on...

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  • ABI slams proposed insurance changes

    31 August 2017 by MCN News

    ABI slams proposed insurance changes

    The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has said that unless the European Commission takes urgent action to clarify a European Court of Justice ruling, owners of non-road-going vehicles could be...

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  • Bike of the day: Yamaha R1

    30 August 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Yamaha R1

    Bikes For SaleToday's bike of the day is this 2016 Yamaha R1, on sale for £13,799. Seller says "This R1 is in excellent condition, one owner from new, has had first service, under manufacturers warranty until...

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  • MV Agusta Dragster 800RR is now even better

    30 August 2017 by Jon Urry

    MV Agusta Dragster 800RR is now even better

    Complying with the new Euro4 emissions laws has been a major headache for all manufacturers, with smaller firms, such as MV Agusta, facing the toughest challenges. Already struggling financially, MV...

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  • Video: Yamaha tease... a quad

    30 August 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Video: Yamaha tease... a quad

    I'm upset with Yamaha. Remember a couple of weeks ago when they released a teaser video showing vast wilderness with the tag line 'Your Adventure Awaits' alongside a reveal date of September 6? I, and...

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  • A buzz about this BMW electric custom

    30 August 2017 by James Archibald

    A buzz about this BMW electric custom

    It’s not too often you get to look at a custom electric bike. So when BMW asked German builder Rolf Reick of Krautmotors to produce one, it was inevitable a special machine would be...

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  • Guy Martin lends a hand in F1

    30 August 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Guy Martin lends a hand in F1

    He might be 'just a truck mechanic', but Guy Martin spent last weekend among the glitz and glamour of the Formula One paddock. The Lincolnshire-based truck mechanic spent the weekend as part of the...

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  • Prizes: Win! Win! Win! Loads of Lovely Goodies

    30 August 2017 by MCN News Team

    Prizes: Win! Win! Win! Loads 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. EDZ Merino Boot Socks, £20 Smelly feet will be a...

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  • Video: Listen to the new Ducati V4

    29 August 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Video: Listen to the new Ducati V4

    We've snapped plenty of pictures of the upcoming Ducati V4 superbike, but up until now we had no idea what it sounded like, but Belgian publication Maxx Moto recently uploaded a very grainy video to...

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  • Bike of the day: Ducati 959 Panigale

    29 August 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Ducati 959 Panigale

    Bikes for saleLow miles and loads of extra accessories make this Ducati 959 Panigale today’s bike of the day. Seller says “This bike comes with Akrapovic slip on cans, ASV levers, Ducati race fairing kit, Double...

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  • Motorcycle yoga is a thing now

    28 August 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Motorcycle yoga is a thing now

    Social media is a weird and wonderful thing. It can connect you with anybody anywhere in the world who happens to share the same interests as you, no matter how niche that interest is. And it turns...

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  • Bike of the day: Suzuki GSR750

    28 August 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Suzuki GSR750

    bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2013 Suzuki GSR750 on sale for £4,999. Seller says "This GSR750 AL3, really nice looking in blue nad white. It has been fitted with a tail tidy and a nice colour coded...

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  • Looks can be deceptive

    27 August 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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  • First ride of the Suzuki GSX-S125 incoming

    27 August 2017 by Dan Sutherland

    First ride of the Suzuki GSX-S125 incoming

    MCN’s Acting Consumer Editor, Dan Sutherland, will be riding the new Suzuki GSX-S125 this coming Thursday at its European launch. Part of Suzuki’s latest venture into the low capacity market, the...

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  • Bike of the day: Kawasaki ZX-9R

    27 August 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Kawasaki ZX-9R

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2003 model Kawasaki ZX-9R. Seller says "New MOT, new chain and sprockets, Bridgestone T30 tyres less than 500 miles old, service history, good paperwork, both keys,...

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  • First ride of the Suzuki GSX-R125 incoming

    26 August 2017 by Dan Sutherland

    First ride of the Suzuki GSX-R125 incoming

    We’ll be riding Suzuki’s hotly-anticipated GSX-R125 at Silverstone’s Stowe Circuit at its European launch next week. The bike uses a 124.4cc single cylinder engine producing 14.8bhp and tips the...

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  • Bike of the day: Ducati Monster 821

    26 August 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 on sale for £7200. Seller says "This 821 is bold, highlighting Ducati's racing heritage with the white through stripe, amongst their most well...

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  • Video: Motorcyclists are nice, too

    25 August 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Video: Motorcyclists are nice, too

    Motorcyclists sometimes get a bad reputation. Maybe it's because some of us ride loud bikes, or maybe people just can't shake the old badass motorcyclist stereotype. Whatever it is, it doesn't apply...

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  • Bike of the day: BMW G650 XCountry

    25 August 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: BMW G650 XCountry

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is the short-lived and often forgotten BMW G650 XCountry. Seller says "Mature owner. Bought in June 2014 and shipped over from N. Ireland. I kept the number plate as it is...

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  • Great motorcycle prints

    24 August 2017 by MCN News

    Great motorcycle prints

    If you've ever wanted to print off your favourite motorcycle pictures, then Great Prints can help. Hang it at home, in the garage, at work; Your iconic images can now be purchased. To celebrate the...

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  • In this week's issue: British MotoGP special

    24 August 2017 by MCN News

    In this week's issue: British MotoGP special

    Are you excited for MotoGP at Silverstone this weekend? We are, which is why this week's issue of MCN features a 32-page preview of this weekend's race! Jorge Lorenzo has even got his MCN fix this...

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  • 10 tips for going the distance

    24 August 2017 by MCN News

    10 tips for going the distance

    MCN’s #ride5000miles members share top secrets to destroying big distances. 1. You don’t need a sat-nav Just use your iPhone or Android in a case. Use the CoPilot app – it’s customised for...

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  • We Need Your Help!!

    24 August 2017 by MCN News Team

    We Need Your Help!!

    Have you ever owned any of these bikes: Yamaha FJR1300 Any Buell Aprilia RSV1000 Was it hugely significant to you – maybe as your first big bike? If so, we want to hear from you for a series of...

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  • The Great Essex bike meet

    24 August 2017 by Justin Hayzelden

    The Great Essex bike meet

    Every Wednesday night, from Spring through to Autumn, bikers descend from all over East Anglia to meet-up on one of the largest village greens in the country - Great Bentley in Essex. This tiny...

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