Parts & accessories (Jan - Dec 2008)

  • 10 ways to upgrade a Honda Hornet

    27 September 2017 by MCN News

    10 ways to upgrade a Honda Hornet

    The Honda Hornet is a cult bike that earned a massive following worldwide, mostly because it's such a jack of all trades, used and loved by everyone. Here's a run-down of ten ways you can improve the...

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  • Christmas gift of the day: Biker kit rack

    15 December 2008 by James Keen

    Christmas gift of the day: Biker kit rack

    Christmas is nearly upon us and to help make your shopping easy and hassle free, we'll be bringing you our 'gift of the day' recommendations in the run up to the big day. All of our christmas...

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  • The top 5 battery chargers

    26 November 2008 by James Keen

    The top 5 battery chargers

    The fact is that in winter most of us will use the bike less. When the weather's bad weekend riding is less appealing and over the Christmas break there's usually too much going on to get out on the...

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  • The 10 best parts for the Kawasaki ZX-10R

    30 October 2008 by James Keen

    The 10 best parts for the Kawasaki ZX-10R

    I think it's fair to say that the Kawasaki ZX-10R is the most hardcore sportsbike money can buy. Ever since the first model was launched in 2004 it's had a reputation as a bike for experts only.

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  • The 10 best parts for the Suzuki SV650

    26 September 2008 by James Keen

    The 10 best parts for the Suzuki SV650

    The Suzuki SV650 is a stylish yet straight forward 650cc V-twin all-rounder that manages to flatter both novices and pro's alike. It's cheap both to buy and insure too, so it's easy to see why...

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  • Top marks for Scottoiler

    10 August 2008 by keith moreman

    A week ago I emailed Scottoiler Ltd to ask for some advise because my scottoiler, which is about 10 years old, started dumping all it's oil very quickly. They replied the next day saying that as it was old if I sent it back to them they would replace it with a new one at a greatly reduced price. It came 2 days later and is on and works fine, top marks to scottoiler ltd scotland...

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  • Tom Tom Rider Spares Fiasco

    03 April 2008 by Pete Ward

    TomTom Spares fiasco. In 2006 I bought the TomTom Rider to use on my HD Ultra. It was over £300 & since then I have spent about another £150plus on maps & downloads. As a gadget it is great until that is the bike mounting bracket cracked cutting off the power. Despite its 2005 intro date TomTom have produced the Rider 2 which has a different mounting bracket & has stopped supplying...

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