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  • #Ride5000miles: All roads lead to Silverstone

    22 August 2017 by MCN News

    #Ride5000miles: All roads lead to Silverstone

    We're pretty excited for the British round of MotoGP at Silverstone this weekend, as we're sure thousands of bikers across the UK are. Apart from a little bit of rain on Sunday, the weather's looking...

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  • A2 Triumphs now available in the UK

    22 August 2017 by MCN News

    A2 Triumphs now available in the UK

    The full range of Triumph's A2-compliant bikes are now available in the UK, including the Street Triple S and 900cc Street range. New for this year, the standard Street Triple S is powered by the same...

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  • Touratech AG files for insolvency

    21 August 2017 by MCN News

    Touratech AG files for insolvency

    Details emerged last week that Touratech AG, the German accessory manufacturer, had filed for insolvency, allegedly after problems with cash flow. This came as a surprise to many, including Nick...

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  • Our favourite Suzuki GSX-R1000s

    21 August 2017 by MCN News

    Our favourite Suzuki GSX-R1000s

    Bikes for saleThe Suzuki GSX-R1000 is 16-years-old this year, which means it would be patiently awaiting its GCSE results if it were a human, and it would be able to ride a 50cc scooter on L-plates. How...

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  • Bike of the day: Yamaha R6

    21 August 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Yamaha R6

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is something for those weekend blasts, it's a 2006 Yamaha R6. Seller says "Yamaha R6 2CO model (the best one). Bike has only covered 12K miles (HPI clear) and comes with the...

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  • Bike of the day: Suzuki SV650

    20 August 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Bike of the day: Suzuki SV650

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 12-year-old Suzuki SV650, which got me all teary-eyed and rought back memories of my own red 2005 SV650. Seller says “Cracking wee bike. Ideal first bike or commuter.

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  • Why new can be best

    19 August 2017 by Neil Murray

    Why new can be best

    Bikes for saleIn the mid-1980s, Kawasaki ran an advert with the caption: ‘Before you buy a new one, check out the price of an old one’, to draw your attention to the excellent residuals of certain old-school...

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  • Bike of the day: BMW C Evolution

    19 August 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Bike of the day: BMW C Evolution

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 12-year-old Suzuki SV650, which got me all teary-eyed and rought back memories of my own red 2005 SV650. Seller says “Heated Handlebar Grips.”  MCN says “Man of...

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  • Bike of the day: BMW F650GS

    18 August 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: BMW F650GS

    Bikes For SaleToday's bike of the day is something for the weekend, this 2004 BMW F650GS. Seller says "This BMW has had one owner (Mid-life crisis now over, bad knee, forced sale). It's always been garaged, has low...

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  • Scooter riders filmed in jewel heist

    17 August 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Scooter riders filmed in jewel heist

    A gang of scooter riders have been filmed breaking into a Knightsbridge jewellers with sledgehammers and escaping with exclusive jewellery yesterday. A video circulating the internet shows fives...

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  • Bike of the day: Kawasaki ER-6N

    17 August 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Kawasaki ER-6N

    Bikes For SaleToday's bike of the day is this 2012 Kawasaki ER-6N. Seller says “In black, this ER-6N is in excellent condition. With low miles it also has three months warranty, four previous owners, full service...

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  • Win a Rossi replica bike for your toddler!

    16 August 2017 by MCN News

    Win a Rossi replica bike for your toddler!

    WIN ITThe end of summer is nigh, so we've got a Valentino Rossi replica bike for the kids to give away and help get kids into the biking spirit, while it's still kind of warm. If you enter now you could win...

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  • Top 5 motorcycle tail packs

    16 August 2017 by James Archibald

    Top 5 motorcycle tail packs

    MCN ShopLast week we showcased MCN's five best waterproof motorcycle rucksacks, so with the touring (warm) season still upon us, we thought we’d continue looking at luggage options for your motorcycle. If you...

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  • MCN's new buying and selling app! #MCNWallet

    16 August 2017 by MCN News

    MCN's new buying and selling app! #MCNWallet

    MCN Wallet AppMCN has created a new app with you in mind. Well, for all of you interested in buying and selling used motorbikes privately that is...welcome MCN Wallet.  It's a new app which helps you buy...

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  • Bike of the day: Triumph Sprint ST 1050

    16 August 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Triumph Sprint ST 1050

    Bikes for saleThe Triumph Sprint ST 1050 might be forgotten in a world where adventure bikes rule the long distance market, but it's still an incredibly capable machine, which is why this example is today's bike of...

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  • New entry-level Triumphs on the way

    16 August 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    New entry-level Triumphs on the way

    Triumph recently announced they had entered into a non-equity partnership with Indian motorcycle manufacturers Bajaj to “deliver a range of outstanding mid–capacity motorcycles” but they gave away...

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  • GlobeBusters arrive in Tokyo

    16 August 2017 by Liam Marsden

    GlobeBusters arrive in Tokyo

    Motorcycle tour company GlobeBusters have reached Tokyo after setting out from the Ace Cafe in London in April. The group set off from the iconic cafe in North London on April 22, with their first...

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  • MV Agusta go Euro4

    15 August 2017 by James Archibald

    MV Agusta go Euro4

    MV Agusta have updated all of their three-cylinder motorcycles so they now comply with Euro4 regulations. The F3 675, F3 800 and Dragster 800 will see modifications made to both the engine and...

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  • Win! Win! Win! Loads of lovely goodies

    15 August 2017 by MCN News Team

    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. Sheene & Roberts Exclusive Print, £30 The...

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  • Gallery: Hardcore adventure bike shootout

    15 August 2017 by Adam Child

    Gallery: Hardcore adventure bike shootout

    We’ve been missing a hardcore, off-road biased adventure bike for years. Since the demise of BMW’s off-road HP2 Enduro in 2008 and KTM’s 990 Adventure in 2012 the void has been partially filled by...

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  • Stunt rider dies on 'Deadpool 2' set

    15 August 2017 by James Archibald

    Stunt rider dies on 'Deadpool 2' set

    A stunt rider died following an accident while on set filming for Deadpool 2 in Canada yesterday. Professional AMA racer Joi ‘SJ’ Harris was performing as a stunt double for actress Zazie Beetz who...

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  • In this week's issue: 2018 bikes revealed

    15 August 2017 by MCN News

    In this week's issue: 2018 bikes revealed

    In this week's issue of MCN we lift the lid on the bikes that the manufacturers don't want you to know about until next year. Also in MCN this week MotoGP thriller You watched the race, and probably...

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  • Bike of the day: Suzuki GSX1300R Hayabusa

    15 August 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Suzuki GSX1300R Hayabusa

    Bikes for saleIt’s still rated as a missile and one of the best hyperbikes going. This striking yellow Hayabusa is today’s bike of the day. Seller says “This beautiful Suzuki GSX1300 Hayabusa in yellow as just...

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