Bike News (November 2017)

  • The Sunday Social with Charley Boorman

    28 January 2018 by Liam Marsden

    The Sunday Social with Charley Boorman

    Hi Charley, how are you doing? "Not too bad at all, thank you. I could complain, but then nobody cares!" So you're a Triumph ambassador - which new ones have you ridden? "All of them. The new...

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  • 13 of the best winter gloves

    06 December 2017 by James Archibald

    13 of the best winter gloves

    MCN ShopYou don't need to freeze your fingers off this winter. Here are 13 of the best winter gloves avabilable on the MCN Shop. Rev’it Taurus GTX, £189.99 A luxury winter glove with an impressive...

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  • 6 best cleaning products for your bike

    06 December 2017 by MCN News

    6 best cleaning products for your bike

    MCN ShopThere are some people out there who really enjoy cleaning their bikes, for everybody else, here are 5 of the best cleaning products to make the job as quick and painless as possible, as rated by MCN...

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  • Bike of the day: Suzuki GSF1250S Bandit

    30 November 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Suzuki GSF1250S Bandit

    Bikes for saleThe Suzuki Bandit may be known as the Blandit to some, but they're incredibly versatile and practical bikes. Seller says “Full service history, MOT till August -only done 200 miles since last service...

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  • A top kit to maintain your bike over winter!

    29 November 2017 by MCN News

    A top kit to maintain your bike over winter!

    MCN ShopIt’s important to maintain your motorcycle over the winter months - especially if you want it ready to perform in the spring and summer seasons. Many of the items mentioned in this article are focused...

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  • Bike of the day: Yamaha R1

    29 November 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Yamaha R1

    Bikes for saleThis ex-demo R1 could save you a good wad of cash and is today’s bike of the day. Seller says “Take advantage of this low mileage, ex-demo Yamaha R1. This bike will come with its first 600-mile...

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  • MCN's Christmas countdown 2017

    29 November 2017 by MCN News

    MCN's Christmas countdown 2017

    This year we're helping all you lot survive Christmas with our neat survival guide.  We've got lots of gift ideas, giveaways, and idea to help you scratch your biking itch over the long, cold...

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  • The top motorcycle branded push bikes

    29 November 2017 by MCN News

    The top motorcycle branded push bikes

    You're here, on motorcyclenews.com, because you love motorcycles, right? But at this time of year it's not always the best idea to actually go riding. It's cold, slippy and generally pretty...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin

    28 November 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin

    Bikes for saleBuilt for dirty business and with useful panniers, this Africa Twin is today’s bike of the day. Seller says “This one owner CRF1000L Africa Twin comes complete with ABS brakes, a 12-volt accessory...

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  • Bike of the day: Ducati 1098

    25 November 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Ducati 1098

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is a bike that will excite on the road and on the track, the Ducati 1098. Seller says “Stunning example of a Ducati 1098 with just 9,493 miles since 2008 and only two owners...

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  • Superstar bikes that changed the world

    25 November 2017 by Phil West

    Superstar bikes that changed the world

    bikes for saleIf Helen of Troy was the face that launched a thousand ships, these are the motorcycles – not just the models, but the exact, individual, fly-spattered machines – that inspired hundreds of thousands...

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  • Bike of the day: KTM 990 Super Duke

    25 November 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: KTM 990 Super Duke

    Bikes for saleA low mileage super naked with bags of attitude. Seller says “Only covered 60 miles in the last four years. In great condition as you would expect of a bike with this sort of mileage. Complete with...

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  • Electric bikes get budget boost

    24 November 2017 by MCN News

    Electric bikes get budget boost

    The viability of electric motorcycles got another surge of positivity in this week’s budget, as the Government pledged to invest heavily in the development of the UK’s charging infrastructure and...

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  • Top 5 motorcycle balaclavas

    24 November 2017 by MCN News

    Top 5 motorcycle balaclavas

    MCN ShopBalaclavas save your face from the cold, keep you cool in the warm weather and for those who use open-face lids, save you from those damn flies that decide to catapult into your face while riding. So...

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  • 6 of the best chain lubes around

    23 November 2017 by MCN News

    6 of the best chain lubes around

    MCN ShopThe top six highest-rated chain lubes right now on MCN Shop right now are... Wurth High Performance (500ml) £9.69  Based on a wax formula, this dry Wurth lube promises not to fling off, or...

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  • Our 5 best Black Friday deals on the MCN Shop

    23 November 2017 by MCN News

    Our 5 best Black Friday deals on the MCN Shop

    MCN SHOPAre you ready for the madness that is #BlackFriday? Yes. It's here once again. Luckily, you don't have to actually go to any stores to take advantage of some great deals, you can do it all from the...

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  • Bike of the day: Triumph Tiger 800 XC

    23 November 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Triumph Tiger 800 XC

    Bikes for saleThe Triumph Tiger 800 is a popular bike, and for good reason. This example has covered a few miles, but it's available for a great price. Seller says “Orange, 2 owners, 2 seats, Only one former owner...

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  • Enter now to win loads of prizes!

    22 November 2017 by MCN News

    Enter now to win loads of prizes!

    Win ItHere's our top pick of prizes up for grabs in our free to enter giveaways. It's simple to register, all you need to do is CLICK HERE and away you go. Acerbis World SBK Rug, £66 We’ve got this great...

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  • Bike of the day: Yamaha YBR125

    21 November 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Yamaha YBR125

    Bikes For SaleFor all you learners, here's the not so good looking, but super efficient 2014 Yamaha YBR125 as today's bike of the day. On sale for £1600. Seller says: 'It rides well' HPI  checked and all...

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  • The Sunday Social with George Clarke

    19 November 2017 by Richard Newland

    The Sunday Social with George Clarke

    George Clarke, architect and TV presenter, is famous for his amazing spaces and boundless positivity – but he's also a complete motorcycle obsessive who believes that “Riding a motorcycle is the...

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  • Bike of the day: Kawasaki ER-6F

    19 November 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Kawasaki ER-6F

    Bikes For SaleThis 2009 Kawasaki ER-6F, which has previously received a four out of 5 MCN star rating, is today's bike of the day. Currently on sale for £2,895. Seller says “This ER-6F is in excellent condition.

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  • Bike of the day: Royal Enfield Bullet 500

    18 November 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Royal Enfield Bullet 500

    Bikes For SaleToday's bike of the day is this 2015 Royal Enfield Bullet 500, which is going for £2950. Seller says “Perfect as new condition, with all books and keys. It's had an upgrade and it rides as new. It...

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  • Bike of the day: Yamaha XT1200Z Super Tenere

    16 November 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Yamaha XT1200Z Super Tenere

    Bikes for saleSomething to start you off on an epic adventure, or just a comfortable and practical way to head to the shops, this Super Tenere is today’s bike of the day. Seller says “This XTZ1200 Super Tenere is...

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  • Indian and Ducati produce stunning timepieces

    16 November 2017 by James Archibald

    Indian and Ducati produce stunning timepieces

    Among the madness of all the new motorcycles, a couple of lower key announcements from EICMA last week came in the form of some special collaborative watches, with both Ducati and Indian partnering up...

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  • Watch: GS Trophy gets a dose of girl power

    15 November 2017 by James Archibald

    Watch: GS Trophy gets a dose of girl power

    The final line-up for next year’s Int. BMW Motorrad GS Trophy, which takes place in Mongolia next June, is nearly complete. Organisers are piecing together who will compete, with the Female GS Trophy...

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