Product Picks

  • 10 top toasty neck warmers

    Today 10:00 by James Archibald

    10 top toasty neck warmers

    In winter, you’ll soon notice the effects of not wearing a neck warmer when you give yourself a stinking cold, sore throat and all the rest… It’s a small, and relatively cheap bit of kit with a really...

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  • Top 5 heated motorcycle jackets

    17 November 2017 by MCN News

    Top 5 heated motorcycle jackets

    MCN ShopRiding in winter can be tedious –and incredibly dangerous – if not adequately prepared for it. However, heated kit is the perfect solution for those sub-temperature spells in the saddle and will keep...

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  • 5 fantastic paddock stands

    10 November 2017 by James Archibald

    5 fantastic paddock stands

    If your bike doesn’t feature a centre stand then a paddock stand is an essential bit of kit for trouble-free maintenance. Most are available for both twin and single-sided swingarms, depending on the...

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  • 4 Alpinestars products perfect for winter

    10 November 2017 by MCN News

    4 Alpinestars products perfect for winter

    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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  • 13 of the best winter gloves

    02 November 2017 by MCN News

    13 of the best winter gloves

    MCN ShopThe clocks have gone back which means it’s a winter of long, cold nights ahead until spring finally appears next year. It needn’t be a harsh affair on your fingers though, with these top winter...

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  • Top 5 flipfront helmets for under £250

    01 November 2017 by MCN News

    Top 5 flipfront helmets for under £250

    MCN SHOPFor many riders a flipfront helmet offers the best of both worlds – full-face protection, open-face convenience. Many also come with internal sun visors, which are incredibly handy at this time of...

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  • 10 winter maintenance essentials

    30 October 2017 by James Archibald

    10 winter maintenance essentials

    Riding in winter can be a chore for some, so they keep their pride and joy locked up tight and kept under cover until spring. But for the avid winter warrior, a bit of cold and salt are nonsense...

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  • Top 5 heated motorcycle gear

    26 October 2017 by MCN News

    Top 5 heated motorcycle gear

    MCN ShopIn the now infamous words of Eddard Stark from Game of Thrones – “Winter is Coming”. And Edd's right! With the leaves falling, Christmas and long, cold nights are just around the corner. However,...

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  • The 5 best waterproof motorcycle rucksacks

    20 October 2017 by MCN News

    The 5 best 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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  • 8 best bluetooth helmet systems

    18 October 2017 by MCN News

    8 best bluetooth helmet systems

    MCN SHOPBluetooth systems keep you connected while on the move – receive calls, listen to music, follow audio GPS instructions. Twin units like these also let you talk to pillions or fellow headset-equipped...

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  • 6 best motorcycle thermals and base layers

    13 October 2017 by MCN News

    6 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 9 waterproof suits

    13 October 2017 by MCN News

    Top 9 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 thermal tops

    05 October 2017 by James Archibald

    Top 5 thermal tops

    It’s that time of the year when everybody starts reciting Eddard Stark’s “winter’s coming, Jon Snow” quote from Game of Thrones, and the sad truth is, that’s the correct statement. No longer are we...

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  • Top 5 winter gloves all under £160

    29 September 2017 by MCN News

    Top 5 winter gloves all under £160

    MCN ShopSummer doesn't seem like it was two minutes ago, but winter is right around the corner, which means the vented summer gloves are banished to the cupboard for the next few months to await the first of...

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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 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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  • 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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  • 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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