Make the most of the winter

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Winter? What winter? In the latest issue of MCN we’ve got a four-page special on how to make the most of the post-season.

There’s top tips on how to get the very best from the roads, top winter kit to keep you warm and dry and things to do and buy that’ll keep you and your bike in top shape ready for Spring.

Click on the link on the right to leave us your top tips and stories on riding in winter.

We want to hear from you if you ride all-year round. How do you keep the cold at bay and the road salt from your crevices? What’s the best winter bike/tyres/clothing?


*We’ve got some hot news on a mega sportsbike – can’t say too much about it now, you’ll just have to read it in MCN

*Top new sports tyres rated and explained

*There’s the latest from Moto-Guzzi and its super-sexy MGS/01 project

*The very best NEC Show specials rounded-up

*Essential information for NEW BIKERS on how to squeeze the best deal from the insurance market

*Jon Urry’s Buell Firebolt is the LONG-TERM TEST victim this week – what difference will a official tune up kit make?

*We ROAD TEST Victory’s super-cool Vegas cruiser – styled by the legendary designer Arlen Ness.

*GROUP TEST – What’s the best way to beat the jams? We stuck our riders on a Honda Hornet, a Suzuki Burgman scooter, Yamaha’s R1 and TDM, plonked them up to their necks in traffic and left them to fight it out

*ROAD TEST: Triumph’s Bonneville – improving on the original

*FEATURE: Riding all year round. Just because the temperature drops doesn’t mean you can’t get your biking fix. We tell you how.

*BE AN EXPERT ON… BMW’s F650 and F650 Strada

*Get your wish list ready – we’ve prepared the ultimate guide to Christmas shopping, with everything from bikes to books.

*In SPORT we’ve got the latest on Barry Sheene’s battle with cancer, Colin Edwards’ crashes out of his first test with Aprilia, there’s an interview with the la test signing in BSB – Crescent’s rising son, Yukio Kagayama and there’s the first pictures from Honda and Yamaha’s World Supersport tests.

PLUS: Seven days of things to do in What’s On, letters, reader offers and your FREE copy of MCN Bike Mart Weekly – the place to buy and sell your bike.

It’s all in the latest issue of MCN. Don’t miss it.

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MCN Staff

By MCN Staff