Product Picks

  • 5 best motorcycle thermals and base layers

    20 September 2017 by MCN News

    5 best motorcycle thermals and base layers

    MCN ShopStaying warm whilst on your bike this winter is essential and we recommend buying thermal and base layers that offer a close, snug fit as this will help trap warm air against the skin – keeping you...

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  • Top 5 disc locks

    11 September 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Top 5 disc locks

    MCN ShopDisc locks aren't glamorous or pretty, but they can be the difference between riding home and walking out to an empty space where your bike once stood. Not only could they keep your bike safe, but...

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  • Top 5 waterproof motorcycle jackets

    08 September 2017 by MCN News

    Top 5 waterproof motorcycle jackets

    MCN ShopUgh, it's only the beginning of September and already the sun seems like a distant memory, as grey clouds start to become the norm and clear visors start making more and more appearances. But that...

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  • Top 5 sporty boots

    07 September 2017 by MCN News

    Top 5 sporty boots

    MCN ShopA sturdy pair of boots should be high on every rider's shopping list as they protect one of the most vulnerable areas on a biker. Here are our top 5 picks that are all available from the MCN...

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  • Top 5 Kevlar riding jeans

    03 September 2017 by James Archibald

    Top 5 Kevlar riding jeans

    MCN ShopProtective riding jeans have come a long way in the past few years and in some cases, can offer nearly as much protection as a leather alternative. They marry casual styling with the added protective...

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  • Top 5 back protectors

    01 September 2017 by James Archibald

    Top 5 back protectors

    One piece of kit which we recommend should be on everybody’s kit list is a decent back protector. Much like a lid, they’ve become a riding essential for the MCN team and although not specifically...

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  • Best 5 Shoei helmets for all occasions

    24 August 2017 by MCN News

    Best 5 Shoei helmets for all occasions

    Shoei have protected the heads of some of the fastest racers around in the modern era; Wayne Rainey, Marc Marquez Eddie Lawson and John McGuinness to name a few. They're one of the top brands when it...

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  • Top 7 waterproof suits

    22 August 2017 by MCN News

    Top 7 waterproof suits

    MCN ShopWe've selected seven waterproof suits from the MCN Shop to help with this warm but wet weather. Stash one of these suits somewhere and it might just come in useful over the top of your leather...

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  • Top 5 Dainese products

    16 August 2017 by MCN News

    Top 5 Dainese products

    MCN ShopDainese are a brand that need no introduction. They've provided riding protection for some of the most legendary racers around; Valentino Rossi, Carl Fogarty and Guy Martin to name a few. They're a...

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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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  • Top 4 helmets for under £100

    11 August 2017 by MCN News

    Top 4 helmets for under £100

    MCN ShopWe've selected four sub-£100 helmets from the MCN Shop just for you. Which one would you buy? Dexter Optimus Flash – £94.99   Buy Now   This polycarbonate full-face helmet comes with...

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  • Top 5 waterproof motorcycle rucksacks

    11 August 2017 by James Archibald

    Top 5 waterproof motorcycle rucksacks

    MCN ShopRiding in the UK often means that even if you only use the bike when it’s sunny, you’ll still get caught out by some freak shower from time-to-time. What is even more annoying is when you open your...

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  • New off-road product showcase

    07 August 2017 by James Archibald

    New off-road product showcase

    MCN ShopSo, for those of you who like to get down and dirty and mess around in the mud, there are a number of new products dropping soon that might spark your interest. These products will be available...

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  • Top 5 leather race gloves

    27 July 2017 by MCN News

    Top 5 leather race gloves

    MCN ShopThere’s no denying that race gloves look ace and offer great protection in the event of an accident. Here are our top 5 picks of gloves that are currently for sale on the MCN Shop. RST Tractech Evo C...

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  • Top 5 RST products

    27 July 2017 by MCN News

    Top 5 RST products

    MCN ShopIt's no wonder RST are one of the most popular brands in the UK. From suits to boots, you can always rely on them for high quality equipment. We've found five great RST products available on the MCN...

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  • 7 Alpinestars products picked just for you

    22 July 2017 by MCN News

    7 Alpinestars products picked just for you

    MCN ShopAlpinestars have a bit of a name for themselves in the wonderful world of motorcycling, providing top products that are used at the very height of racing for the great protective qualities on...

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  • Top 7 retro picks

    18 July 2017 by MCN News

    Top 7 retro picks

    MCN ShopWhether you're a fan of all the classic and retro-styled motorcycles flooding the market or not, you can't deny the clothing also coming out looks great. There's a huge array of classically-styled...

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  • Top 5 AGV helmets

    13 July 2017 by James Archibald

    Top 5 AGV helmets

    MCN ShopWhen it comes to helmets, AGV are considered to be up there with the best of them. They protect the heads of many of the world’s leading racers, with both Valentino Rossi and Guy Martin sporting lids...

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  • 4 brilliant vented jackets to keep you cool

    11 July 2017 by MCN News

    4 brilliant vented jackets to keep you cool

    MCN ShopIt might not last long, but riding in this glorious sunshine for the past few weeks is really making us smile. What doesn't make us smile is returning home a sweaty mess after wearing jackets without...

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  • Top 5 summer gloves

    09 July 2017 by MCN News

    Top 5 summer gloves

    MCN ShopSo it might not last long, but riding in this glorious sunshine is making us smile. To help you avoid sweaty palms we've selected our top 5 pairs from the MCN Shop. Which would you...

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  • New off-road product showcase

    07 July 2017 by James Archibald

    New off-road product showcase

    MCN ShopSo, for those of you who like to get down and dirty and mess around in the mud, there are a number of new products dropping soon that might spark your interest. These products will be available...

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  • Five top open-face helmets on the MCN Shop

    29 June 2016 by MCN Staff

    Five top open-face helmets on the MCN Shop

    An open-face helmet gives you a wider view of the world around you - with the obvious compromise on protection from the elements and in a spill. AGV RP60 Royal (£149.99) Authentic styling helps AGV’s...

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  • 4 biking sat-navs just for you

    17 February 2016 by MCN News

    4 biking sat-navs just for you

    MCN ShopFour of the best bike-specific sat-navs available on MCNshop.com and Amazon.   TomTom Rider 40 WE, £239.99 The cheaper of TomTom's two units featured here shares the vast majority of the...

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  • Top 4 paddock stands for under £100

    03 February 2016 by MCN News

    Top 4 paddock stands for under £100

    MCN ShopFour of the best rear paddock stands available on MCNshop.com.     MotoGP 1 piece rear paddock stand, £54.99 One of the most solid paddock stands around is made from 32mm cold-rolled...

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  • Biking rucksacks for less than £50

    22 July 2011 by Marc Abbott

    Biking rucksacks for less than £50

    Lugging your stuff around on a tour, or even a trip to the shop, needn't require a top-of-the-range, £130 rucksack. Here's a selection of more affordable options available in our shop, at...

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  • MCN’s top 5 biking rucksacks

    10 March 2011 by Marc Abbott

    MCN’s top 5 biking rucksacks

    If you’re heading out for a ride – whether it’s a Sunday blast or Land’s End to John O’Groats – chances are you’ll need a decent biking rucksack. Save £££s...

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  • MCN’s top 5 cleaning products

    02 March 2011 by Marc Abbott

    MCN’s top 5 cleaning products

    When you start out in motorcycling you’re full of the spirit of adventure and freedom, and can’t wait to hit the road at every opportunity. Save £££s on  motorcycle cleaners in the MCN...

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  • MCN's Top 5 winter gloves

    09 December 2010 by Marc Abbott

    MCN's Top 5 winter gloves

    MCN staff put their kit through the sternest tests, day-to-day, to help you decide which biking products to buy. Of all the winter gloves we’ve tested in the last three years only the handful in this...

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  • The top 5 winter gloves

    27 November 2008 by James Keen

    The top 5 winter gloves

    If you're going to be riding through this winter then one of your top priorities should be making sure you have good quality all-weather gloves. Your hands are stuck out in the wind and have a...

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  • The top 5 biking backpacks

    31 October 2008 by James Keen

    The top 5 biking backpacks

    MCN's sister title RiDE recently conducted an in-depth test in order to find out which are the best backpacks for motorcyclists. Here's their list of the top 5 backpacks available today. Click...

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