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  • Bike of the Day: Aprilia Caponord 1200

    Today 12:30 by Jon Urry

    Bike of the Day: Aprilia Caponord 1200

    Why it’s MCN’s pick Unveiled in 2013, Aprilia’s Caponord 1200 had all the elements to be a successful adventure bike but for some reason it failed to sell. Bad news for Aprilia, but good news for used...

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  • Top 4 GPS trackers

    Today 12:30 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 we have come up with this list of four motorcycle GPS tracking...

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  • Fastest British GP ever!

    Today 08:30 by MCN NEWS

    Fastest British GP ever!

    IN ASSOCIATION WITH SILVERSTONESome of the greatest MotoGP battles have happened at the historic Silverstone circuit – and this year’s Go Pro British Grand Prix promises to deliver more of the same when MotoGP returns to British...

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  • Bike of the Day: Suzuki VanVan 200

    21 May 2018 by Jon Urry

    Bike of the Day: Suzuki VanVan 200

    Why it’s MCN’s pick: A bike so good they named it twice – after another vehicle! Yep, it’s Suzuki featuring once again in MCN’s ‘why did they call it that?’ Bike of the Day series. And today’s pick is...

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  • The Carole Nash MCN Festival 2018

    20 May 2018 by MCN News

    The Carole Nash MCN Festival 2018

    This year's Carole Nash #MCNFestival is proving a noise-fuelled, sun-filled weekend, where you can speak to the MCN team, test ride some bikes, buy some gear, listen to live music and camp with the...

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  • Prizes: Calling all Speedway fans

    18 May 2018 by MCN News Team

    Prizes: Calling all Speedway fans

    Win ItFor all you speedway fans out there, this really is a prize worth having. Monster Energy FIM Speedway of Nations Tickets We hae a fantastic prize bundle including grandstand tickets and a pit walk...

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  • Bike of the Day: Triumph Bonneville Scrambler

    17 May 2018 by MCN News

    Bike of the Day: Triumph Bonneville Scrambler

    Why it’s an MCN pick What’s the best bike if you have an island to cross with a pack of wild velociraptors running at your side? A Triumph Scrambler, naturally… Yep, it’s another movie-themed Bike of...

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  • Feel the noise this weekend! #MCNFestival

    17 May 2018 by MCN News

    Feel the noise this weekend! #MCNFestival

    Over 25 classic and historic race bikes will spark into life at this year’s Carole Nash MCN Festival of Motorcycling including machines from the TT, BSB, WSS and Grand Prix paddocks. Highlights...

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  • Bike of the Day: Yamaha Tracer 700

    16 May 2018 by MCN News

    Bike of the Day: Yamaha Tracer 700

    Why it’s MCN’s pick: MCN’s recent review of the all-new Tracer 900 has been setting the internet alight, but not everyone is in the market for a 113bhp triple, so for today’s Bike of the Day we have...

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  • Gallery: Endurance Legends weekend

    14 May 2018 by Michael Neeves

    Gallery: Endurance Legends weekend

    We were privileged to be part of Team Classic Suzuki at the weekend riding in the Endurance Legends four-hour race at Donington Park.  Riding their beautiful Katana we partnered former 500cc GP...

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  • KTM 300EXC TPI: It just keeps on giving

    03 May 2018 by Michael Guy

    KTM 300EXC TPI: It just keeps on giving

    Taking the KTM 300EXC TPI off-road in Hertfordshire is a far cry from the world launch I was lucky to attend at Erzberg in Austria last year. At the launch it was all about flat out, monster third...

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  • £300 bikes prepare for charity epic

    30 April 2018 by Jordan Gibbons

    £300 bikes prepare for charity epic

    A group of riders are looking to raise over £100,000 for Cancer Research in June by riding from Land’s End to John O’ Groats in 24 hours on bikes worth less than £300.  TOP STORIES Bikers work...

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  • Video: KTM 790 Duke top speed run

    30 April 2018 by Jon Urry

    Video: KTM 790 Duke top speed run

    MCN has been testing the KTM 790 Duke against the Triumph Street Triple R on our new gruelling 250-mile UK test route. And that’s not all, we have also been putting it through its paces at...

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  • Bike of the Day: Harley-Davidson V-Rod

    30 April 2018 by Jon Urry

    Bike of the Day: Harley-Davidson V-Rod

    Why it’s MCN’s pick: Even if you aren’t a fan of Harley-Davidson’s range of cruisers, you can’t fail to be impressed by the V-Rod. When this muscle cruiser arrived in 2001, powered by a water-cooled...

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  • Bike of the Day: Ducati Scrambler Icon

    29 April 2018 by Jon Urry

    Bike of the Day: Ducati Scrambler Icon

    Why it’s MCN’s pick: If news about Ducati’s Scrambler promotion has got you thinking about owning one of these air-cooled retros yourself, this may well be enough to swap you into parting with your...

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  • Should I scramble for a Scrambler?

    29 April 2018 by Jon Urry

    Should I scramble for a Scrambler?

    Ducati has just announced a promotion aimed at boosting sales of its Scrambler 1100 model and its accessories. Entitled the ‘Scrambler 1100 apparel and accessory Essential Additions’ promotion, there...

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  • Bike of the Day: Ducati Multistrada 1100

    28 April 2018 by Jon Urry

    Bike of the Day: Ducati Multistrada 1100

    Why it’s MCN’s pick: When is an adventure bike not an adventure bike? When it is a Multistrada! This original generation Multistrada (well, technically it is a second generation of the original...

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  • Bradley Smith’s leathers up for grabs…

    27 April 2018 by Jon Urry

    Bradley Smith’s leathers up for grabs…

    Oxford Products has put a set of Bradley Smith’s 2016 Yamaha Tech 3 Ixon leathers up for sale on eBay to raise money for the SpecialEffect charity. And with bidding currently standing at £1020 with...

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  • Ride a GSX-R1000R with James Whitham for free

    26 April 2018 by Jon Urry

    Ride a GSX-R1000R with James Whitham for free

    Customers of James Whitham’s trackday training schools at Mallory Park can now also test ride the latest GSX-R1000R, with added incentives for those that go on to buy the bike. Riders can choose to...

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  • Getting to Europe has never been cheaper!

    26 April 2018 by Matt Wildee

    Getting to Europe has never been cheaper!

    If you’re planning a road-trip to clock up the miles this year, getting out of the UK has never been cheaper – thanks to competition between the ferry and Eurotunnel providers. The result is that you...

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  • Bike of the Day: BMW F650

    26 April 2018 by Jon Urry

    Bike of the Day: BMW F650

    Why it’s MCN’s pick: More adventure fun today, this time in a slightly smaller package – the good old BMW F650. Or Funduro as it is also known. TOP STORIES Norton V4 on the dyno and with customers...

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