Product Picks

  • Top 5 motorcycle crash protectors

    20 February 2017 by MCN News

    Top 5 motorcycle crash protectors

    MCN ShopSpecifically designed to protect your bodywork and engine in the event your bikes ends up on its side, here are five sturdy examples to prevent tears and oil being shed. The idea behind crash...

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  • Top 5 motorcycle body armour

    19 February 2017 by MCN News

    Top 5 motorcycle body armour

    MCN ShopAny sensible rider will already know that protection is the paramount concern and a huge aspect of safety when using your motorbike. Here’s some great pieces of armour to keep you safe on the road in...

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  • Top 5 motorcycle batteries

    18 February 2017 by MCN News

    Top 5 motorcycle batteries

    MCN ShopIf you are new to motorcycles, choosing the right battery for your bike may seem like a universal decision where not much is involved. However, this is not the case! Don’t panic though, MCN have done...

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  • Top 5 motorcycle ground anchors

    17 February 2017 by MCN News

    Top 5 motorcycle ground anchors

    MCN ShopThe theft of your cherished ride can hurt. Thieves can often bypass disc locks and the like – so stump them properly with one of these ground anchors.  It doesn’t take long – a few seconds in...

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  • Top 4 adventure helmets

    16 February 2017 by MCN News

    Top 4 adventure helmets

    MCN ShopJust like cycling, helmets are incredibly important for keeping your good looks and brain safe from impact should the worst occur. Also suitable for ruining your hairdo should you want to look like...

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  • Top five motocross goggles

    15 February 2017 by MCN News

    Top five motocross goggles

    MCN ShopForget about Biggles and his biplane, the coolest goggles you can buy are motocross goggles. Here’s five that will keep your eyes safe, without breaking the bank, and keep you looking cooler than a...

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  • Top 5 ear plugs for bikers

    14 February 2017 by MCN News

    Top 5 ear plugs for bikers

    MCN ShopEar plugs… what can we say about ear plugs? Well - they’re essential to prevent damage to your hearing. Did you know that speeds in excess of 50mph wind noise under the helmet can reach 110 decibels?...

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  • Top 5 mirrors for your bike

    10 February 2017 by MCN News

    Top 5 mirrors for your bike

    MCN ShopSeeing what’s behind you, or what you have left in your dust, is more important than you think.  They aren’t just for doing your make-up in, or for checking whether or not your hair is in place –...

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  • Top 5 panniers and top boxes

    06 February 2017 by MCN News

    Top 5 panniers and top boxes

    MCN ShopLiving and breathing bikes here at MCN, we do sometimes have a bit of a road-block with our love for our two-wheeled companions and that is that, the lack of luggage space can sometimes be a...

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  • Top 5 Valentine's Day gift ideas

    06 February 2017 by MCN News

    Top 5 Valentine's Day gift ideas

    MCN ShopBored with the usual lovey-dovey gifts stereotypical of the day of love? Struggling with the monotony of flowers, sweets, wine and over-sized teddy bears? Crying out for new, motorcycle-themed...

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  • Top 5 motorcycle balaclavas

    30 January 2017 by MCN News

    Top 5 motorcycle balaclavas

    MCN ShopBalaclavas save your face from the cold, keep you cool in the warm weather and for those who use open-face lids, save you from those damn flies that decide to catapult into your face while riding. So...

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  • Top 7 motorcycle accessories for 2017

    27 January 2017 by MCN News

    Top 7 motorcycle accessories for 2017

    There are a lot of new products this year that will make our motorcycling lives that little bit easier, regardless of what or where you ride. Here are a few of the accessories we’re looking forward...

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  • Top motorcycle tyres for 2017

    27 January 2017 by MCN News

    Top motorcycle tyres for 2017

    From the latest sports rubber designed using technology straight from MotoGP, to tyres built specifically for cruisers. These are the top motorcycle tyres for 2017. Dunlop GP Racer D212, £275 Dunlop’s...

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  • Top 4 GPS trackers

    27 January 2017 by MCN News

    Top 4 GPS trackers

    MCN ShopWith all the different GPS motorcycle trackers in the market it can be difficult to find the right one for your needs. This is why the folks at MCN have come up with this list of four excellent,...

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  • Top 5 helmet cameras

    26 January 2017 by MCN News

    Top 5 helmet cameras

    If you’re looking for an action camera that can be mounted easily on a motorcycle helmet it can be difficult to select the right one - especially with the volume of action cams now available; all at...

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  • Top 5 Hi-Vis jackets

    24 January 2017 by MCN News

    Top 5 Hi-Vis jackets

    MCN ShopMake sure you can be seen throughout the darker nights with these High Visibility jackets. Bad things happen at night – vampires rise, Bigfoot lurks, mysterious shadowed-figures appear and crawl out...

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  • Top 12 textile and leather jackets for 2017

    23 January 2017 by MCN News

    Top 12 textile and leather jackets for 2017

    MCN ShopFrom cutting-edge technology to the season’s best bargains, here are 12 of this year's stand-out textile and leather biker jackets. BMW Motorrad Street Air by Alpinestars £1600 This new airbag jacket...

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  • Top 5 Hi-Vis vests

    23 January 2017 by MCN News

    Top 5 Hi-Vis vests

    MCN ShopIt’s not a fashion statement – keep yourself visible on the road with these high visibility Vests! Whether you are dealing with the wintery morning commute or a wet-Sunday blast on the tarmac, keep...

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  • Top 5 motorcycle covers

    23 January 2017 by MCN News

    Top 5 motorcycle covers

    MCN ShopFor those of us who keep our motorbikes outside, keeping the bike dry and safe is a constant concern. You may choose to use your garage, or if you aren’t lucky enough to have one, rent some storage.

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  • Top 2 race suits for 2017

    22 January 2017 by MCN News

    Top 2 race suits for 2017

    MCN ShopThe cutting-edge technology used to build these race suits makes them some of 2017's most eye catching gear. Spidi Replica Piloti Wind Pro race suit, £999.99 Heavily perforated race-ready one-piece...

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  • Top 6 gloves for 2017

    21 January 2017 by MCN News

    Top 6 gloves for 2017

    MCN ShopAlpinestars Rage Drystar, £99.99 Shorty-style glove that's perfect for urban sportsbike riders. Mixing leather and polyfabric with carbon knuckle guards and a palm slider, it also packs a waterproof...

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  • Top 13 helmets for 2017

    20 January 2017 by Emma Franklin

    Top 13 helmets for 2017

    From cutting edge tech and a helmet just a penny shy of £1000, to a bargain helmet for less than £80. These are this year's stand out helmets. AGV Pista GP-R, £999.99 The evolution of AGV’s flagship...

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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.   TomTom Rider 40 WE, £259.99 The cheaper of TomTom's two units featured here shares the vast majority of the features found...

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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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