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Bike News (August 2010)

  • New Ducati exhausts from Silmoto

    31 August 2010 by Marc Abbott

    New Ducati exhausts from Silmoto

    Hot new exhausts from Italian firm Silmoto are available in the UK, and this set of cans for the 848/1098/1198 are the latest to be launched. Save cash on motorcycle exhausts The road legal exhausts...

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  • Win signed Red Torpedo T-shirts

    31 August 2010 by Marc Abbott

    Win signed Red Torpedo T-shirts

    Red Torpedo sponsors loads of top racers and we've got together with them to offer a fantastic prize. The winner of our giveaway will scoop four signed T-shirts ­ one each from Guy Martin, John...

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  • What goes into Alpinestars’ kit?

    27 August 2010 by Marc Abbott

    What goes into Alpinestars’ kit?

    If you've ever wondered what the design process is for a big kit manufacturer like Italian firm Alpinestars, then you might enjoy this video. Save cash on motorcycle clothing It tells us how they go...

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  • New Red Torpedo T-shirts

    27 August 2010 by Marc Abbott

    New Red Torpedo T-shirts

    This is just one of Red Torpedo’s new ‘Primo’ T-shirts, from a new range with a focus on improved quality. All of the men’s Primo range of shirts cost £24.50; women’s tees are £22.50. Save £££s on...

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  • New Weise Black Rain gloves

    27 August 2010 by Marc Abbott

    New Weise Black Rain gloves

    These new Black Rain gloves from Weise are claimed to cope with spring, summer and autumn riding. Save cash on motorcycle gloves They combine sports styling with weatherproofing, being made from...

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  • Honeymoon with Rossi

    27 August 2010 by Peaty

    Honeymoon with Rossi

    The newly weds, Mr & Mrs Bowen on honeymoon in Laganas, Zante. The wedding rings are made of Palladium which has an atomic No. of 46, which after researching seemed the only way to go for us as...

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  • Bennetts bank holiday promotion

    27 August 2010 by MCN

    Bennetts bank holiday promotion

    Bennetts are running a special five day promotion over August bank holiday (Aug 27th to 31st). New customers will receive a £50 Hein Gericke voucher free if they take out a policy. Monday is also...

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  • First IOM

    26 August 2010 by mark6985

    First IOM

    Alex's first trip to the Isle of Man at 18 months. He couldn't wait get hold of MCN to find his first bike on the boat home.

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  • Nicole Mcaleer at Silverstone

    26 August 2010 by shawno76

    Nicole Mcaleer at Silverstone

    I was at Silverstone recently for a track day and was in the same garage as Nicole Mcaleer who is the only female rider in the BSB Superstock championship. Nicole was taking the mick out of my 2:40...

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  • You snooze, you lose

    26 August 2010 by Michael Mann

    You snooze, you lose

    Bennetts visited Matlock Bath in order to get amongst the biking community and for the Bennetts' Babes to distribute complimentary goody bags. This chap missed out as he slept on the main high street!...

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  • New adventure travel book launched

    26 August 2010 by Marc Abbott

    New adventure travel book launched

    Sam Manicom’s new adventure travel book ‘Tortillas to Totems’ is launched on September 18 with a party at London’s Ace Café at 11am. Save cash on motorcycle books The new book describes Sam’s travels...

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  • New Knox base layers

    26 August 2010 by Marc Abbott

    New Knox base layers

    Deal with Britain's changeable weather with a Knox Dry Inside base layer. They're designed to deal with sweat, overheating and chills - regulating and stabilising body temperature. Made from 95%...

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  • Win a limited edition Ducati… bicycle

    26 August 2010 by Trevor Franklin

    Win a limited edition Ducati… bicycle

    Ducati’s latest promotion to pull potential customers is a free to enter competition to win a tasty Ducati Monster 600 branded Bianchi mountain bike. All you have to do for a chance to win this...

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  • Get inside Knox protection

    25 August 2010 by Marc Abbott

    Get inside Knox protection

    British body armour gurus Knox have just launched a new website designed to give you an insight into the various athletes, from BSB's James Ellison to stunt riders and downhill mountain bikers, that...

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  • Kiddimoto's new Mike Hailwood replica

    25 August 2010 by Marc Abbott

    Kiddimoto's new Mike Hailwood replica

    The latest race replica from Kiddimoto celebrates Mike Hailwood’s 1978 TT comeback victory. Save cash on motorcycle products The wooden bikes are designed to help 2-6-year-olds learn the art of...

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  • Destination Dealer: Marshall Motorcycles

    25 August 2010 by MCN

    Destination Dealer: Marshall Motorcycles

    MCN Destination Dealers have set themselves apart by constantly striving to improve and enhance their customer service. MCN can say with confidence that they are well worth a visit - whether its for a...

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  • Have you seen this record-breaking bike?

    25 August 2010 by Dan Aspel

    Have you seen this record-breaking bike?

    Fans of long-defunct motorcycle-marque “Cotton” are looking for a record-breaking bike first built 75 years ago. The 1935, 250cc Cotton JAP apparently broke 12 world records in October of that year.

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  • Video: The No Budget Cup!

    25 August 2010 by MCN

    Video: The No Budget Cup!

    There are two facts most ordinary people know about racing: 1) It's a monye pit, and 2) It's difficult to get into and not really for the likes of us. The No Budget Cup is coming to prove you...

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  • Shrek and Princess Fiona Biker Wedding

    24 August 2010 by Mrs Pinnk Johnson

    Shrek and Princess Fiona Biker Wedding

    A cuple have literally gone green for a Shrek-themed wedding to raise money for a bikers’ charity. Graham and Pinnk Johnson were married on 19.08.2010 at Burton Register Office, in High Street,...

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  • New Cordona quickshifter

    24 August 2010 by Marc Abbott

    New Cordona quickshifter

    This new plug-and-play PQ8 Quickshifter system will allow clutchless upshifts without the need to back off the throttle – perfect for making up vital seconds on the track. It comes complete with a...

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  • Vote for the best bikes in Britain

    24 August 2010 by MCN

    Vote for the best bikes in Britain

    Britain's Got Biking Talent with Carole Nash is reaching its climax, with the top 60 specials selected from thousands of entries by our panel of judges. Now the final decision rests with you. Go...

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  • Video: Racing a GSX-R600 at Cadwell Park

    23 August 2010 by MCN

    Video: Racing a GSX-R600 at Cadwell Park

    Watch MCN senior Road Tester Adam ‘Chad’ Child during another weekend’s racing onboard his own Suzuki GSX-R600 at Cadwell Park.   Adam took the opportunity to fit a HM quickshifter...

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  • Pink Floyd star rides Bandit 650S

    23 August 2010 by James Capell

    Pink Floyd star rides Bandit 650S

    Pink Floyd drummer and multi-millionaire Nick Mason has been commuting on a £5724 Suzuki Bandit 650S this summer. Save money on a used Suzuki Bandit 650 Mason, known for his multi-million pound car...

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  • New Harley-Davidson fashion range

    23 August 2010 by Marc Abbott

    New Harley-Davidson fashion range

    Harley-Davidson is aiming for the younger end of the market with its new fashion range. Save cash on motorcycle clothing Here’s a peak at one of the men’s T-shirts (£45) and a casual leather jacket...

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  • New all-weather Alpinestars boots

    23 August 2010 by Marc Abbott

    New all-weather Alpinestars boots

    The new CE-approved Alpinestars Roam boot is designed for all-weather use. It features a Drystar liner, claimed waterproof and breathable. Save cash on motorcycle boots It's made from synthetic...

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  • Block the approach view of a round about to make it safer

    22 August 2010 by Ed Gillies

    Just seen this in the local paper, once again a small village is complaining about bikers. Now they want to use fences to reduce visibility at a round-about to stop bikers. http://www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/8333748.Road_screens_to_curb____grand_prix____bikers/  

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  • Get off your backside!

    20 August 2010 by Marc Abbott

    New DVD 'Aim for the Horizon' should give us all the motivation to follow our dreams. We'll be reviewing the DVD soon but for now here's a taster of how two men set off on an Africa Twin adventure with no support crew and no huge budget.

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