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Bike News (Jan - Dec 2013)

  • Triumph Tiger owners needed

    23 October 2013 by MCN

    Triumph Tiger owners needed

    MCN is on the hunt for owners of the current crop of Triumph Tigers. Specifically we're looking for owners of the Triumph Tiger 800, 800 XC and 1200 Explorer. We'll be using the information to...

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  • New MCN October 23: BMW R nineT inside story

    22 October 2013 by Liam Marsden

    New MCN October 23:  BMW R nineT inside story

    In this week's MCN paper, available in newsagents, on iPad and Android from October 23: - The inside story on the all-new BMW R nineT, plus their best bikes from 1923 to now - KTM 1290 Super Duke...

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  • Riders founder is ‘Woman of the Year’

    21 October 2013 by MCN

    Riders founder is ‘Woman of the Year’

    Riders for Health motorcycle charity founder and boss Andrea Coleman has won a Barclays Woman of the Year award for her efforts in bringing healthcare to millions of rural Africans. Coleman founded...

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  • Harley-Davidson recall

    21 October 2013 by Andy Davidson

    Harley-Davidson recall

    Harley-Davidson is recalling nearly 30,000 motorcycles over a potential clutch fault. The recalls affect over 25,000 touring motorcycles and nearly 4,000 Softails and Trikes built between May 3 and...

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  • NR750 sells for £57K at Stafford

    21 October 2013 by Phil West

    NR750 sells for £57K at Stafford

    This immaculate NR750 was the headline sale at the Bonhams auction at the rain-hit Stafford Show at the weekend. The 6000-mile, German registered Honda sold for £57,500 at the event – traditionally...

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  • Sensible to mental for less than £100

    20 October 2013 by IsraelsRSV

    My current bike is a 2004 Kawasaki Z1000, which I moved to from an Aprilia RSV-R.  The big Zed is great, but it'S no sports bike. Before long I found myself bored and wanting something a bit more.... Superduke ish. More Mental. But Superdukes are still about 5k for a good one, and I can't afford that. I used my noggin and for £100 I have transformed my bike from humdrum to basket case...

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  • Left with a bent bike?

    19 October 2013 by Mark Shepherdson

    Left with a bent bike?

    On June 7 this year a lorry backed into my bike then carried on reversing another six feet, pushing it into a parked car. The bike was left stuck in the grill of the car. The...

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  • Massive Suzuki GSX-R recall

    18 October 2013 by Andy Downes

    Massive Suzuki GSX-R recall

    Every Suzuki GSX-R including the 600, 750 and 1000cc variants built since 2004 has been officially recalled for modifications to the front brake master cylinder. Suzuki has taken the decision to...

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  • Staff Blog: From Draper to Dapper

    18 October 2013 by Steve Hunt

    Staff Blog: From Draper to Dapper

    A year or so ago, Australian Mark Hawwa and his online/riding friends from the Australian Cafe Racers website found a picture of Don Draper - the suave, fictional advertising director from the 1960s...

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  • Calling Ducati 916 owners

    17 October 2013 by Tim Thompson

    Calling Ducati 916 owners

    MCN is preparing a very special story about the Ducati 916. We would like hear from you if you are lucky enough to own a 916. In the first instance, please could you send us a photo of your bike and a...

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  • Do you like the new BMW NineT?

    17 October 2013 by MCN Staff

    Do you like the new BMW NineT?

    Yesterday, BMW revealed its new R NineT in Munich. Reactions within our comments to the launch yesterday have been mixed - but what do you think?      

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  • Noughties V-twin superbike owners wanted

    16 October 2013 by MCN

    Noughties V-twin superbike owners wanted

    MCN is on the hunt for owners of three of the V-twin superbikes from the early noughties. Specifically we're looking for owners of the Honda SP-1, SP-2 and Aprilia RSV-R Colin Edwards replica. We'll...

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  • New MCN October 16: Street fight!

    15 October 2013 by Liam Marsden

    New MCN October 16: Street fight!

    In this week's MCN paper, available in newsagents, on iPad and Android from October 16: - The Yamaha MT-09 takes on the Triumph Street Triple, Kawasaki Z800 and MV Agusta Brutale 800 - Triumph 250...

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  • Win hospitality tickets to the MCE BSB Showdown

    10 October 2013 by Andy Davidson

    Win hospitality tickets to the MCE BSB Showdown

    Don’t miss your last chance to win hospitality tickets to the MCE BSB Showdown finale. MCN and MCE Insurance have teamed up to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a pair of weekend tickets to the...

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  • Special edition Bonnie

    10 October 2013 by Andy Davidson

    Special edition Bonnie

    Triumph has unveiled a special edition Bonneville inspired by the last bike off the line at Meriden in 1982, the T140W TSS. The latest special edition Bonneville features a jet black and lunar silver...

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  • Retro muscle bike owners wanted

    09 October 2013 by MCN

    Retro muscle bike owners wanted

    MCN is on the hunt for owners of big, hariy-chested retro bikes. Specifically we're looking for owners of the Suzuki GSX1400, Kawasaki ZRX1200/1100 and the Honda CB1300. We'll be using...

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  • Is cornering ABS the ultimate safety aid?

    08 October 2013 by MCN

    Is cornering ABS the ultimate safety aid?

    'Cornering ABS', which allows you to brake hard whilst leant over, is explained in this week's MCN. Is this the ultimate safety aid, or does it just encourage riders to take more risks? pollcomment

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  • Will you be riding through winter?

    08 October 2013 by MCN

    Will you be riding through winter?

    With winter fast approaching a choice must be made - continue riding and brave the road salt and cold weather, or tuck your pride and joy away and take the boring but warm car. Which will you...

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  • New MCN October 9: The beast!

    08 October 2013 by Liam Marsden

    New MCN October 9: The beast!

    In this week's MCN paper, available in newsagents, on iPad and Android from October 9: - KTM reveals the new 1290 Super Duke R and we ride the 'bonkers' prototype - New BMW R1200GS Adventure unveiled...

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  • UK motorcycle parking on Android

    07 October 2013 by xorti

    UK motorcycle parking on Android

    UK Motorcycle Parking app helps you to find motorcycle parking spaces around the UK. Finding a place to park your motorcycle can be a nightmare, especially in London. With this app you can use your...

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  • Rider killed at Oulton Park trackday

    07 October 2013 by Simon Patterson

    Rider killed at Oulton Park trackday

    A five-bike collision at an Oulton Park track day has left one rider dead and two further in critical condition in hospital. The accident happened at the fast Clay Hill bend at the Cheshire track, at...

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  • Autumn here, winter approaching

    07 October 2013 by nick crisp

    For autumn and winter riding I would recommend looking at some of the kit in the outdoor pursuits industry; much of it works well for biking. If that old jacket isn't so waterproof anymore, one of the lightweight waterproof tops will fit underneath, so you've still got the crash protection over the top. I also use a light down-filled shirt that packs down to nothing when stowed, a windproof shell...

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  • The Bike Shed - Event II - 24 Hours To Go.

    04 October 2013 by MCN Staff

    The Bike Shed - Event II - 24 Hours To Go.

    There's 24 hours until Bike Shed - The Event II. Featuring some of the world's greatest, custom-bike building talent, last time around there were around 35 official exhibited bikes. This time there...

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  • Entry-level 600 owners needed

    01 October 2013 by MCN

    Entry-level 600 owners needed

    MCN is on the hunt for owners of entry-level 600cc machines. Specifically we're looking for owners of the Suzuki SV650S, Kawasaki ER-6f and the latest (2011-current) Honda CBR600F. We'll be using the...

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  • New MCN October 2: Cafe racer showdown

    01 October 2013 by Liam Marsden

    New MCN October 2: Cafe racer showdown

    In this week's MCN paper, available in newsagents, on iPad and Android from October 2: - Triumph and Moto Guzzi take on the new Royal Enfield Continental GT in our cafe racer showdown - BMW NineT...

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  • Is this the end for Mallory Park?

    30 September 2013 by Andy Davidson

    Is this the end for Mallory Park?

    Mallory Park racing circuit has been placed into administration and all future race meetings have been cancelled. The move comes after recent legal action was taken by Hinckley and Bosworth District...

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  • The Scooter Diaries

    27 September 2013 by Gordon Bowman

    The Scooter Diaries

    I have a story I thought you might all be interested in, one that should have been told 50 years ago. In 1959, my Dad quit his job as a newspaper reporter, sold his car and bought a '58 Lambretta...

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  • Motorcycle deaths at lowest rate

    26 September 2013 by Andy Downes

    Motorcycle deaths at lowest rate

    Government accident statistics have shown a 9% drop in motorcycle fatalities in 2012 which are the lowest on record. The data for 2012 has just been officially compiled by the Department for Transport...

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  • Have your say – vote in RiDER Power

    25 September 2013 by MCN Staff

    Have your say – vote in RiDER Power

    Ride magazine wants to find Britain's best bikes - according to the people who own them. And that means you.   Whether you own a Honda Blackbird, a BMW R1200GS or a brand-new Suzuki...

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  • Staff Blog: Rekindling the love

    25 September 2013 by Steve Hunt

    Staff Blog: Rekindling the love

    I’ve not ridden much these past few weeks. A combination of school holidays, work load and a general feeling of malaise has forced me to leave the trusted F800GT in the garage for longer than I would...

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