2016

Shad SH58X topbox review: ' Travel light or fully loaded'

Shad SH58X topbox review: ' Travel light or fully loaded'

MCN Freelancer tested the Shad SH58X topbox for five months and has now reviewed it. Giving it 5/5 stars for quality and 3/5 stars for value here's how Bruce Dunn got on... What's good? Bruce says:...

Shoei RYD lands in the UK!

Shoei RYD lands in the UK!

MCN Shop The Shoei RYD has officially landed in the UK! The RYD comes in one step up from the firm’s Qwest entry-level helmet, costing around £50 more at £349.99. For the extra outlay, the RYD will benefit...

A quickie with... Spada's Chain Breaker and Rivet Tool

A quickie with... Spada's Chain Breaker and Rivet Tool

MCN Shop Price: £59.99 What's good about it? Makes it easy for you to remove an old chain and re-rivet a new one. Suitable for 420- 530 pitch chains, both O and X-ring chains. What’s not? Not knowing how...

What's good and what's not about Furygan's Cold Master jacket?

What's good and what's not about Furygan's Cold Master jacket?

MCN Shop Furygan have designed a way to help you master the cold with their new Cold Master jacket. Available in Sand and Black it's made with three different types of polyester for the ultimate 'warm' winter...

What's good and what's not about CNC Racing's Touring Footpegs?

What's good and what's not about CNC Racing's Touring Footpegs?

MCN Shop These CNC Racing 'Touring' footpegs, also available for your pillion, are made from light alloy billet and have been given a coloured anodized surface finish. With improved grip, the Italian company...

HJC's entry level lid: The CS-15

HJC's entry level lid: The CS-15

MCN Shop HJC CS-15 polycarbonate composite shell comes in a variety of colours and starts from £79.99. It has a quick release visor and fastening system, a fully removable and washable Nylax interior with a...

Retro stuff: Hedon's Heroine helmet

Retro stuff: Hedon's Heroine helmet

MCN Shop The new Heroine Helmet from Hedon just oozes class. It features antibacterial calf leather trim and lining and is finished with brass fastenings.  The much-anticipated lid from the British...

Alpinestars Rage Drystar glove £99.99

Alpinestars Rage Drystar glove £99.99

What’s good: Made from a leather/poly-fabric mix, with carbon knuckle guards, it also packs a waterproof membrane and wrist protection.  Deputy Editor Richard Newland can attest to the waterproof...

Gilles levers to fit Ducati 959

Gilles levers to fit Ducati 959

The two ball bearings in these levers from Gilles replace the bushings in the standard levers giving better feel and control. TOP STORIES Top four motorbike films worth watching this Christmas Honda...

Take a trip back to better days with this Ogri T-shirt

Take a trip back to better days with this Ogri T-shirt

“Stuff everything, I’ve always got my bike” is a maxim that fans of iconic biker cartoon Orgi will want to wear with pride. TOP STORIES Top four motorbike films worth watching this Christmas Honda...

Remus Okami slip-on for the Honda Africa Twin

Remus Okami slip-on for the Honda Africa Twin

The Remus Okami slip-on can is lighter than the weight of the standard can that comes on the Honda Africa Twin and is much more stylish too. It requires no adjustment to the fueling and weighs in a...

Furygan's new winter clobber

Furygan's new winter clobber

Furygan release three new jackets Furygan have released three new jackets into their Autumn/Winter range of products. All feature CE-approved D30 armour in the elbows and shoulders and all three also...

I can see clearly now: Biltwell Moto 2.0 goggles

I can see clearly now: Biltwell Moto 2.0 goggles

Available in five colour options (Bolts Black, Checkers Black, Script Black, Script Chocolate (pictured) and Script Titanium) the Moto 2.0 goggles use an injection-moulded plastic frame that's...

TCX Hero boots offer form and function

TCX Hero boots offer form and function

The Hero boots are new from TCX and are fashioned from full grain leather. A side access zip makes getting them on and off a breeze, the waterproof liner makes them a versatile four-season option and...

Alpinestars hurricane promises 100% waterproofing

Alpinestars hurricane promises 100% waterproofing

What’s good: Made from ultra-lightweight PU-coated nylon, the £70 Hurricane promises to be 100% waterproof. A cool bonus is that the inside has been treated with a special coating to stop it sticking...

New Shark D-Skwal ditches the lights

New Shark D-Skwal ditches the lights

What’s good: Effectively the glow-in-the-dark Skwal without the LED lights, this lid replaces Shark’s popular S700, and features a polycarbonate shell for lightness, a drop-down sun visor for...

Learn to draw the Yoshimura logo, this t-shirt will help

Learn to draw the Yoshimura logo, this t-shirt will help

MCN Shop Performance Parts LTD are now producing a heap of new gear by Yoshimura. We're talking stickers, hats, umbrellas, t-shirts. You name it, they've got it.  In light of this glorious news, we've...

Perfect for winter: Davida Touring gloves

Perfect for winter: Davida Touring gloves

Not just a helmet maker, Davida recently brought us these touring gloves that are perfect for winter. The gloves keep the classic look but offer good functionality, with Kevlar stitching throughout, a...

HJC takes aim at budget helmets with CS-15

HJC takes aim at budget helmets with CS-15

HJC's new budget helmet, the CS-15 is available in stores now, priced at £79.99 for plain colours and £89.99 for graphics. The lightweight synthetic shell of the new helmet comes in two sizes while in...

Rev'IT Newton jacket = Suitable for all 4 seasons

Rev'IT Newton jacket = Suitable for all 4 seasons

MCN Shop The Newton is a new jacket that features a casual and timeless look. It has a removable thermal liner and a Hydrex waterproof membrane to make it a fashionable four-season product. Protection is...

For day-long comfort these TCX Hub WP boots are for you

For day-long comfort these TCX Hub WP boots are for you

MCN Shop What’s good? These waterproof boots have been designed with day-long comfort in mind. They feature a low-cut upper which makes them easy to put on and take off, and soft microfibre padded folds...

The Arai QV-Pro is a top-notch touring lid

The Arai QV-Pro is a top-notch touring lid

The QV-Pro is the latest version of Arai’s top-end sports-touring lid and uses features filtered down from the Japanese brand’s flagship RX-7V racing helmet to produce a road lid that’s quieter,...

Dickies FD relaxed fit Kevlar jeans

Dickies FD relaxed fit Kevlar jeans

Legendary workwear brand Dickies have finally branched into the world of motorcycling with a range of protective clothing that is made to be both fashionable and functional. These jeans are fully...

Sena Prism bluetooth camera, £229

Sena Prism bluetooth camera, £229

The latest Prism from Sena is the first HD action camera suitable for bikes to feature Bluetooth so you can link to a Bluetooth helmet intercom or the built-in microphone and record live audio...

Avoid sweaty feet with these TCX RT Race boots

Avoid sweaty feet with these TCX RT Race boots

These new sport boots from TCX feature an internal lacing system, similar to the Alpinestars Supertech R, for added fit and protection. The RT Race boots (costing £299.99) use TCX's Double Flex...

Putoline RS1 Bike Wash Pro, £8.98

Putoline RS1 Bike Wash Pro, £8.98

This new fast-acting, bio-degradable cleaner from Putoline promises to protect against corrosion and leave a brilliant shine. TOP STORIES Ice, ice, baby Video: Aussie builds washing machine for...

Bell Moto III helmet, £279.99

Bell Moto III helmet, £279.99

Bell have brought back the true spirit of the 70s with the Moto III. The new Moto III looks like the old model but features a lightweight fibreglass composite shell and removable/washable terrycloth...

Oxford Hot grips, £79.99

Oxford Hot grips, £79.99

Designed specifically for the extremes of British weather, these UK-only Hot Grips now feature a new nine-level heat control, allowing quick, easy temperature control, with the most precise adjustment...

Öhlins Retro 43 forks

Öhlins Retro 43 forks

MCN Shop Custom bike builders can now benefit from the Swedish manufacturer’s cutting-edge suspension know-how with these stunning new 43mm forks. Yours for £1785. The Retro 43 uses Öhlins’...

Muc-Off Motorcycle Ultimate Valet Kit

Muc-Off Motorcycle Ultimate Valet Kit

MCN Shop For those who enjoy cleaning their bike as much as riding it, Muc-Off have released their Ultimate Motorcycle Valet Kit (£89.99). Contained in a stylish fabric bag, the kit contains...

Dainese Misano D-air jacket

Dainese Misano D-air jacket

MCN Shop Innovative Italian brand Dainese have evolved their sports-road leather airbag jacket for 2017. The airbag inside the new Misano D-air now wraps around the chest, flanks and back, while also...

Dunlop GP Racer D212 £275/pair*

Dunlop GP Racer D212 £275/pair*

MCN Shop Dunlop’s new GP Racer D212 will give serious trackday riders and club racers a chance to enjoy top-level tyre performance without the hassles that can go with full-on competition rubber.

Wunderlich Cockpit bag for BMW's R1200RT LC

Wunderlich Cockpit bag for BMW's R1200RT LC

MCN Shop This handy cockpit bag (RRP £49.99) offers riders of BMW’s big boxer tourer a handy place to stash a wallet, phone, travel documents, and any other items needed in a hurry.  Secured with Velcro...

Skidmarx reveal new screens for BMW S1000RR

Skidmarx reveal new screens for BMW S1000RR

Skidmarx have introduced a new range of screens to fit the current BMW S1000RR. The range includes a replacement standard screen, which comes in both clear and tinted versions and costs £59.95. There...

Momodesign create first graphene helmet

Momodesign create first graphene helmet

Graphene, a material made from a layer of one-atom-thick carbon constructed in a honeycomb pattern has been proposed as the material with which to build a space elevator, but a bit closer to home,...

Pirelli Scorpion Rally STR

Pirelli Scorpion Rally STR

These new dual-sport tyres from Italian manufacturer Pirelli mix a rally-style tread pattern with claims of genuine on-road all-weather grip and feedback. TOP STORIES Bike of the day: Ducati 848 ...