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  • Honda preview world's fastest lawn mower!

    10 July 2018 by Dan Sutherland

    Honda preview world's fastest lawn mower!

    Honda UK have set out to reclaim the crown for the world’s fastest lawn mower with the Mean Mower V2. The mower is powered by the 999cc, 189bhp engine from the CBR1000RR Fireblade SP and has a...

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  • Bike of the day: Ducati Multistrada 1200S

    10 July 2018 by Ben Clarke

    Bike of the day: Ducati Multistrada 1200S

    bikes for saleEven in its detuned state, the Ducati 1198 engine is reason enough to buy a Multistrada 1200S. As an adventure bike with genuine superbike power it essentially invented a new class (although it...

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  • Sporty middleweight motorcycles for sale

    10 July 2018 by Dan Sutherland

    Sporty middleweight motorcycles for sale

    BIKES FOR SALEWith increased volumes of traffic and tightening speed restrictions on British roads, it makes evermore sense to invest your money in a smaller-capacity, middleweight motorcycle. Returning decent fuel...

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  • Suzuki extend low-rate finance deals

    09 July 2018 by Ben Clarke

    Suzuki extend low-rate finance deals

    Suzuki have continued their recent spate of generosity by extending their low-rate finance deals which offer 2%, 3% or 4% APR across two, three or four years respectively. The offer applies to a range...

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  • Gallery: BMW Motorrad Days festival

    09 July 2018 by Simon Hargreaves

    Gallery: BMW Motorrad Days festival

    MCN hooked up more than 40,000 BMW riders and fans as they descended on the sleepy Bavarian market town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen for the annual Motorrad Days festival last weekend. Motorrad Days is...

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  • Bike of the day: Yamaha YZF-R125

    09 July 2018 by Dan Sutherland

    Bike of the day: Yamaha YZF-R125

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is the L-plate friendly Yamaha YZF-R125. MCN's current sports 125 group test winner and lusted after by 17 year olds across the country – it's the ideal starting point for any...

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  • Bike of the Day: BMW R1150GS Adventure

    08 July 2018 by MCN NEWS

    Bike of the Day: BMW R1150GS Adventure

    Anyone up for an adventure? This week MCN is casting an eye over some great used adventure bikes and so we may as well start with the bike that effectively created this class… The BMW R1150GS...

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  • Plenty of time to pile on the miles

    07 July 2018 by Matt Wildee

    Plenty of time to pile on the miles

    Hundreds of MCN readers have already completed our #ride5000miles challenge – and it’s not too late for you to join in the fun. Since launching our 2018 campaign in March, 3000 new members...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda CBR500R

    07 July 2018 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Honda CBR500R

    bikes for saleThere’s a time and a place for proper spotsbikes and it’s not while you’ve got an A2 licence. The Honda CBR500R proves that you can build a fun bike without exceeding the 47bhp threshold. At town...

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  • Three new Harleys could be on the way

    06 July 2018 by Jordan Gibbons

    Three new Harleys could be on the way

    Like a government trying to sneak out its bad news on a Friday, Harley-Davidson conveniently trademarked three new model names in the run up to Christmas 2017. Between December 7 and 21,...

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  • Revisited: Moto Guzzi V7 Café Classic

    06 July 2018 by Dan Sutherland

    Revisited: Moto Guzzi V7 Café Classic

    The Moto Guzzi V7 Cafe Classic is a brilliant introduction to the world of retro motorcycles and offered Senior Online Reporter, Dan, a brief eye-opening glimpse into the genre. Producing less than...

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  • 80 years of the Ace Cafe London in pictures

    06 July 2018 by Ben Clarke

    80 years of the Ace Cafe London in pictures

    2018 marks 80 years of the Ace Café on London's North Circular so we at MCN thought we'd put together a gallery of pictures to show how it has changed in that time. The Ace started life in 1938 as a...

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  • Bike of the day: Triumph Speed Triple 1050

    06 July 2018 by Dan Sutherland

    Bike of the day: Triumph Speed Triple 1050

    BIKES FOR SALELaunched back in 2005, the Triumph Speed Triple 1050 was an instant hit. Offering bags of useable power from its delectable 1050cc triple motor and capable of a genuine 150mph, they have stood the...

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  • Hornig reveal BMW R1200GS accessories

    05 July 2018 by MCN News

    Hornig reveal BMW R1200GS accessories

    In association with bmw motorradGerman parts and accessories experts, Hornig, have been incredibly busy of late - producing a number of custom BMWs, as well as a new range of new accessories for the firm's flagship R1200GS adventure...

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  • Barbersride event returns for 2018

    05 July 2018 by MCN News

    Barbersride event returns for 2018

    Annual charity event Barbersride is back for 2018 to bring a collection of rideouts and barbering seminars to the UK for an entire five days next month.  Last year, Barbersride raised over...

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  • Top 3 motorcycle batteries

    05 July 2018 by MCN News

    Top 3 motorcycle batteries

    MCN ShopWhether you're new to motorcycling or have been riding for years we've picked our top five batteries from the MCN Shop for you to choose from. Shido Lithium Battery The Shido Lithium battery LT12A-BS...

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  • Bike of the day: BMW R1200GS

    05 July 2018 by Dan Sutherland

    Bike of the day: BMW R1200GS

    Bikes for saleThe BMW R1200GS is a genuine all-rounder, capable of long-distance tours across Europe, as well as scratching that hooligan itch along your favourite back road. They've even been known to frequent...

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  • Bike of the day: Yamaha R1

    04 July 2018 by Ben Clarke

    Bike of the day: Yamaha R1

    bikes for saleThe Yamaha R1 turns 20 this year and although it’s changed a lot since then it has always boasted crazy performance figures and held its own with the likes of the Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade and Suzuki...

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  • Spotted! Moto Guzzi V85 spy shots released

    03 July 2018 by Dan Sutherland

    Spotted! Moto Guzzi V85 spy shots released

    Spy shots have been released of the new Moto Guzzi V85 adventure bike.  Unveiled last year as a concept at Eicma, in Milan, Guzzi claim this bike will be completely new from top-to-bottom and...

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  • Bike of the day: Yamaha FZ6 Fazer

    03 July 2018 by Ben Clarke

    Bike of the day: Yamaha FZ6 Fazer

    bikes for saleThe Yamaha FZ6 Fazer is proof that you can have an aggressively styled bike with a more upright riding position. The mean looking headlight is inspired by the Yamaha R6 which is also where the Fazer’s...

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  • 15 events to attend this month

    03 July 2018 by MCN News

    15 events to attend this month

    Bike season 2018 is in full swing and if there's one thing we enjoy as much as riding motorbikes, it's talking about them. Here's a list of events to get yourself to this month and do just that. 1.

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  • Triumph Bonneville variants for sale

    02 July 2018 by Dan Sutherland

    Triumph Bonneville variants for sale

    Bikes for saleWhen it comes to iconic British motorcycling names, the Triumph Bonneville is never far from your lips. Named after the firm’s success at the legendary Bonneville Salt Flats in the United States, the...

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  • John Surtees BMW 507 for sale

    02 July 2018 by Ben Clarke

    John Surtees BMW 507 for sale

    Bonhams have announced the sale of a 1957 BMW 507 Roadster which belonged to the late 500cc Motorcycle World Champion John Surtees. The car, which was paid for by Surtees’ team owner at the time,...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda CB600F Hornet

    02 July 2018 by Dan Sutherland

    Bike of the day: Honda CB600F Hornet

    bikes for saleWhen it comes to all-round dependable motorcycles, few surpass Honda's CB600F Hornet. Initially launched in 1998, before being updated in 2007, the bike was discontinued in 2013, yet remains popular...

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  • Bike of the day: Triumph Bonneville America

    01 July 2018 by Ben Clarke

    Bike of the day: Triumph Bonneville America

    bikes for saleTriumph’s middleweight bagger is smaller and more manageable than the full-sized hogs on the market but is more than capable of taking two people and their luggage wherever they need to go. The...

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  • First ride: Fantic Caballero 250 Scrambler

    30 June 2018 by Michael Neeves

    First ride: Fantic Caballero 250 Scrambler

    Think Fantic and your thoughts might drift wistfully to 1970s trail bikes, chunky off-road boots and Kickstart on TV. The firm eventually fell on hard times and faded away, but now they’re back, loud,...

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  • Norton's all-new Scrambler 650 takes shape

    30 June 2018 by Phil West

    Norton's all-new Scrambler 650 takes shape

    This is the latest picture of Norton’s all-new 650 Scrambler which is due to be unveiled at the NEC show in November and could be a game- changer for the revived, Donington Park-based British...

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  • Bike of the day: Suzuki GSX-R750

    30 June 2018 by Ben Clarke

    Bike of the day: Suzuki GSX-R750

    bikes for saleMCN ran a track day at Rockingham earlier this week where Chief Road Tester, Michael Neeves, gave readers some pointers on their riding. Michael has ridden every bike under the sun, on Monday he was...

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