2009

Clothing advice : youth size helmets for motorcross

Clothing advice : youth size helmets for motorcross

MCN expert Chris Dabbs is here to answer any questions you have on anything bike related. If you have any questions, ask an expert here Q. I’M looking for a youth-sized helmet for my son, but...

Bike accessory advice : BMW R1100GS replacement handlebars

Bike accessory advice : BMW R1100GS replacement handlebars

MCN expert Chris Dabbs is here to answer any questions you have on anything bike related. If you have any questions, ask an expert here Q. MY 1996 BMW R1100GS handlebars are looking rather rusty and...

Technical advice : BMW R1150S oil consumption

Technical advice : BMW R1150S oil consumption

MCN expert Chris Dabbs is here to answer any questions you have on anything bike related. If you have any questions, ask an expert here Q. My new BMW R1150S seems to be using quite a lot of...

Technical advice : Aprilia air filters

Technical advice : Aprilia air filters

MCN expert Chris Dabbs is here to answer any questions you have on anything bike related. If you have any questions, ask an expert here Q. I've read numerous forum postings about de-restricting an...

Suspension advice: Fork internal problems

Suspension advice: Fork internal problems

MCN expert Chris Dabbs is here to answer any questions you have on anything bike related. If you have any questions, ask an expert hereQ. My Yamaha Fazer 1000 has developed an occasional knocking...

Technical advice: Suzuki TL1000R rain problems

Technical advice: Suzuki TL1000R rain problems

MCN expert Chris Dabbs is here to answer any questions you have on anything bike related. If you have any questions, ask an expert hereQ. My Suzuki TL1000R runs fine until the rain starts to fall.

Clothing advice: Jackets for the larger man

Clothing advice: Jackets for the larger man

MCN expert Chris Dabbs is here to answer any questions you have on anything bike related. If you have any questions, ask an expert here Q. I have been desperately trying to purchase a lightweight Gore...

Long life tyres for the Kawasaki ZX-10R

Long life tyres for the Kawasaki ZX-10R

MCN expert Chris Dabbs is here to answer any questions you have on anything bike related. If you have any questions, ask an expert here Q. I have a Kawasaki ZX-10R and do around 160 miles a day on it.

Oxford heated grips problem fixed

I bought Oxford Hot Grips at the NEC show, but like most people never kept the receipt. They failed after just 2 months and initially Oxford just said buy a new switch. After reading comments on forums, this appears to be a common fault. However I called Oxford again and spoke to an excellent member of their staff named Charlotte. She has done everything she...

Suspension advice: setting up your rear shock

Suspension advice: setting up your rear shock

MCN expert Chris Dabbs is here to answer any questions you have on anything bike related. If you have any questions, ask an expert here Q. I have a 2006 Speed Triple 1050 which I absolutely love.

Bike accessories advice: ACF50

Bike accessories advice: ACF50

MCN expert Chris Dabbs is here to answer any questions you have on anything bike related. If you have any questions, ask an expert here Q. A number of weeks ago I spotted an article in your weekly...

Bike accessories advice: Boring out your Africa Twin

Bike accessories advice: Boring out your Africa Twin

MCN expert Chris Dabbs is here to answer any questions you have on anything bike related. If you have any questions, ask an expert here Q. I want to fit a big-bore kit to my Honda Africa Twin.

Clothing advice: Perfect gear for the work commute

Clothing advice: Perfect gear for the work commute

MCN expert Chris Dabbs is here to answer any questions you have on anything bike related. If you have any questions, ask an expert here Q. I’ve recently started a new job that means an hourly commute.

Clothing advice: Choosing a back protector

Clothing advice: Choosing a back protector

MCN expert Chris Dabbs is here to answer any questions you have on anything bike related. If you have any questions, ask an expert here Q. I have a Dainese leather jacket with a Backspace G back...

Technical advice: Aprilia RSV sidestand trouble

Technical advice: Aprilia RSV sidestand trouble

MCN expert Chris Dabbs is here to answer any questions you have on anything bike related. If you have any questions, ask an expert here Q. My 1999 Aprilia RSV is a stonking bike. It is an absolute joy...

Acumen Cat 1.1 smallest in UK

Acumen Cat 1.1 smallest in UK

Acumen claims its latest motorcycle alarm is the smallest available in the UK. The Acumen Cat 1.1 alarm and immobiliser measures 112x56x32mm, and meets the Thatcham Category 1 standard. Compare and...