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  • #Ride5000miles 2018 is all go!

    Yesterday 10:00 by MCN News

    #Ride5000miles 2018 is all go!

    A new year marks a fresh start and another chance to achieve your #ride5000miles goal. In a bid to get ahead early, R5K members are already back out on the roads; enjoying their bikes and adding to...

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  • Bike of the day: Kawasaki GTR1400

    Yesterday 09:00 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Kawasaki GTR1400

    Bikes for saleComfortable, roomy and built to conquer continents, the GTR1400 is a monster of a machine that eats miles completely effortlessly and this one is today’s bike of the day.  Seller says “This...

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  • Bike of the day: Suzuki GSF1250 Bandit

    20 January 2018 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Suzuki GSF1250 Bandit

    Bikes for saleSomething for every occasion and brilliant for year-round riders, this Bandit is today’s bike of the day. Seller says “This Suzuki GSF1250 Bandit comes presented in excellent condition throughout and...

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  • Bike of the day: Kawasaki ER-6F

    19 January 2018 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Kawasaki ER-6F

    Bikes for salePerfect for commuting and winter duties, and a bit of a bargain considering the low mileage, this ER-6F is today’s bike of the day. Seller says “This is a very clean bike with very low mileage having...

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  • Harley-Davidson's custom battle begins

    19 January 2018 by James Archibald

    Harley-Davidson's custom battle begins

    You have a brand-new Harley-Davidson and £5,500 in your pocket to spend on parts to customise it, what would you do? Introduce that, and a less than a year as your timescale and you’ll have an idea of...

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  • 5 fantastic used Hondas for sale

    19 January 2018 by MCN News

    5 fantastic used Hondas for sale

    Bikes for saleWith new options for 2018 on bikes such as Honda's Africa Twin Adventure that's bigger and bolder and a Gold Wing which we've just ridden... See here: Day two on Honda’s Gold Wing and we...

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  • How safe is your kit?

    18 January 2018 by James Archibald

    How safe is your kit?

    Nearly half of us don't put safety at the top of the list when we are buying new leathers according to a survey of 1000 riders carried out by insurance giant Carole Nash. While some riders check...

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  • Bike of the day: BMW R1200GS

    17 January 2018 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: BMW R1200GS

    Bikes for saleGlobal adventure, or just a trip to the shops, the R1200GS is one of the most genuinely capable all-rounders going and is today’s bike of the day. Seller says “This 30-year anniversary GS comes...

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  • Famously expensive auction bikes

    17 January 2018 by MCN News

    Famously expensive auction bikes

    Think some of the latest superbikes and adventure bikes cost a pretty penny or two? They're nothing compared to some of the most expensive bikes ever to sell at auction. Some of the below bikes...

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  • Top 5 winter gloves all under £160

    17 January 2018 by MCN News

    Top 5 winter gloves all under £160

    MCN ShopSummer was all too long ago now, and the grip of winter is very much upon us. That doesnt mean your digits need to freeze though. When it comes to winter warmers there's a huge array of gloves to...

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  • Poll: Isle of Man TT v Dakar rally…

    17 January 2018 by James Archibald

    Poll: Isle of Man TT v Dakar rally…

    Let’s face it, when it comes to the heroic Isle of Man TT, or the gruelling Dakar races, you need to have a healthy mix of bravery, talent and determination. Oh, and a pair of massive cahoonas of...

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  • Spy shots! KTM's new 690 Enduro and Supermoto

    17 January 2018 by Jordan Gibbons

    Spy shots! KTM's new 690 Enduro and Supermoto

    Spyshots show KTM are working on a new 690 Enduro and Supermoto For those of us who have a passion for big singles, 2017 was a sad year as KTM dropped both the 690 Enduro R and the 690 SMC R from...

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  • Yamaha commit to three-wheelers

    16 January 2018 by Jordan Gibbons

    Yamaha commit to three-wheelers

    Yamaha have purchased Brudeli, manufacturers of the Leanster 654L and 625L, in a bid to strengthen their three-wheeled portfolio. We know what you’re thinking: who on earth are Brudeli? Brudeli were...

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  • Bike of the day: Yamaha YZF-R125

    16 January 2018 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Yamaha YZF-R125

    Bikes for saleArguably the best looking 125 going, this Yamaha YZF-R125 is today’s bike of the day. Seller says “This 2016 Yamaha YZF-R125 comes with just 3018 miles and only 1 previous owner. It has ABS and is...

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  • Bike of the day: Aprilia Shiver 750

    15 January 2018 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Aprilia Shiver 750

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2008 Aprilia Shiver 750, which is going for £3699. Seller says “This bike has just arrived and is in superb condition. It's covered just 3530 miles from new and comes...

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  • Meet the Energicas: Which would you buy?

    12 January 2018 by MCN News

    Meet the Energicas: Which would you buy?

    bikes for saleMCN Chief Road Tester, Michael Neeves, recently took the Energica Eva Esse Esse9 out for its first ride, giving it an overall 4 out of 5 MCN star rating.  Michael said: "Energica are slowly...

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  • On our way to ride the new Gold Wing in Texas

    12 January 2018 by Adam Child

    On our way to ride the new Gold Wing in Texas

    Ever since the first Gold Wing was introduced in 1975, the GL name has been seen as the zenith of full-fat touring motorcycles. But the current model has looked tired compared to rivals from BMW,...

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  • MCN's bargain of the week: Ducati Diavel Carbon

    12 January 2018 by MCN News

    MCN's bargain of the week: Ducati Diavel Carbon

    Bikes for saleOur bargain of the week is this aggressively-styled yet amazingly rider friendly Ducati Diavel Carbon.  SELLER SAYS "Ducati Diavel Carbon Red. Full Termi system and Ohlins rear shock. Immaculate...

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  • Bike of the day: BMW F700GS

    11 January 2018 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: BMW F700GS

    Bikes For SaleOn sale for £4,995, this 2013 BMW F700GS has done 11,307 miles.  Seller says "The F700GS with two keys and three BMW Service stamps in the Book. It's in very good condition." MCN says "If you...

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  • Best 5 Shoei helmets for all occasions

    11 January 2018 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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  • Bike of the day: BMW S1000RR

    10 January 2018 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: BMW S1000RR

    Bikes for saleIt’s a precision tool with the sole purpose of helping the rider to go faster. This S1000RR is today’s bike of the day. Seller says “This BMW S1000RR comes presented in superb condition with 10,431...

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