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  • Achieve #R5K with the Longest Day

    22 October 2018 by Matt Wildee

    Achieve #R5K with the Longest Day

    Three thirty-seven in the morning and the carpark of the Holiday Inn near Land’s End should be quiet, but today it is a hive of bizarre, hushed activity. In the shadows, lit by the strobe of a...

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  • Bike of the day: Ducati XDiavel

    21 October 2018 by Dan Sutherland

    Bike of the day: Ducati XDiavel

    BIKES FOR SALEDucati's XDiavel was a revelation when it hit the cruiser market back in 2016. Boasting a superbike-spec full fat 156bhp Testastretta V-twin powerhouse, the elongated Duke is very, very fast and...

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  • MCN Bike of the Year Awards 2018

    21 October 2018 by MCN News

    MCN Bike of the Year Awards 2018

    As you’ve no doubt noticed, MCN has undergone a bit of a transformation this year, well, ok... a huge overhaul. It’s now packed with more juicy stories, riding and maintenance tips, sports coverage,...

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  • Autumn weather won't stop R5K members

    20 October 2018 by Matt Wildee

    Autumn weather won't stop R5K members

    Changeable autumn weather that fluctuates between sun and rain and gusting winds hasn’t stopped MCN #ride5000miles members from getting the most of their bikes and it seems they have two ways of...

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  • Bike of the Day: Kawasaki Vulcan S

    20 October 2018 by Ben Clarke

    Bike of the Day: Kawasaki Vulcan S

    bikes for saleIt may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but the Kawasaki Vulcan S is a cheap way into the cruiser market and it’s a solid little bike, too. MCN MODEL GUIDES Triumph Bonneville: a brief model history Our...

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  • 5 best motorcycle thermals and base layers

    19 October 2018 by MCN News

    5 best motorcycle thermals and base layers

    MCN ShopStaying warm whilst on your bike this winter is essential and we recommend buying thermal and base layers that offer a close, snug fit as this will help trap warm air against the skin – keeping you...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda CBR1100XX Super Blackbird

    19 October 2018 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Honda CBR1100XX Super Blackbird

    MCN Bikes for saleThe Honda CBR1100XX Super Blackbird is a strong example of a comfortable but ballistic power machine, previously holding the record for the fastest production motorcycle in the world. Both a practical...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda PCX125

    18 October 2018 by Ben Clarke

    Bike of the day: Honda PCX125

    bikes for saleMany riders first experience two wheels by riding a 125 scooter. They’re cheap, practical and fun... and you can ride one with L-plates and a CBT from 17 years old. A scooter can also be a great...

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  • Bike of the day: Yamaha R6

    17 October 2018 by Dan Sutherland

    Bike of the day: Yamaha R6

    Bikes for saleYamaha's 2008-2016 R6 ruled the supersport class since from its birth to its death (when it was updated for Euro4) thanks to its razor sharp handling and a screaming motor, complete with an updated...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda VFR800

    16 October 2018 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Honda VFR800

    bikes for saleWhether you want a motorbike to tour Europe, blast some twisty B-roads at the weekend, commute to work or even a trackday, the Honda VFR800 has got you covered. Its 800cc V4 engine produces more grunt...

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  • 5 ways to own a Kawasaki Ninja

    15 October 2018 by Ben Clarke

    5 ways to own a Kawasaki Ninja

    bikes for saleThe Kawasaki Ninja has been around in one form or another since 1984 and has spanned various engine sizes, cylinder formats and bike categories in that time; from a 125cc single to a 1200cc four and...

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  • Edinburgh sees 60% drop in bike theft

    14 October 2018 by Jordan Gibbons

    Edinburgh sees 60% drop in bike theft

    A massive reduction in motorcycle crime in Edinburgh and surrounding areas is the result of an uprated police operation, according to Police Scotland. Between April and September 2018 there was a 60%...

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  • 'I'm trying to clock my 5000 miles in Japan!'

    13 October 2018 by Matt Wildee

    'I'm trying to clock my 5000 miles in Japan!'

    Japanese #ride5000miles enthusiast Kazuo Sakai is our furthest-flung member and he’s bidding to clock the 5000-mile mark on a variety of machinery which includes a Kawasaki Z250, a Honda CB400...

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  • Bike of the day: Yamaha MT-125

    13 October 2018 by Ben Clarke

    Bike of the day: Yamaha MT-125

    bikes for saleThe Yamaha MT-125 is the learner licence-friendly baby of a burgeoning model family. Designed to be the entry point for new riders before they move on to the A2 world of the Yamaha MT-03 and...

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  • The history of the Suzuki Katana

    10 October 2018 by Dan Sutherland

    The history of the Suzuki Katana

    Suzuki’s unveiling of the 2019 Katana at Intermot was a launch that divided opinion, with hundreds of thousands of people engaged in a global discussion surrounding its styling, features and whether...

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  • 6 of the best chain lubes around

    10 October 2018 by MCN News

    6 of the best chain lubes around

    MCN ShopJust in case you need it, here are the top six highest-rated chain lubes on the MCN Shop... Wurth High Performance (500ml) around £9.69  Based on a wax formula, this dry Wurth lube promises...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda VFR800

    09 October 2018 by Ben Clarke

    Bike of the day: Honda VFR800

    mcn bikes for saleAlthough we’re fairly used to V4 road bikes these days, when the Honda VFR800 came onto the scene in 1998 they were generally the reserve of Grand Prix bikes or exotic, Japanese race-reps. MORE MCN...

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  • Riding your motorbike in Europe

    08 October 2018 by MCN News

    Riding your motorbike in Europe

    A European motorbike trip can be a great way to get some miles racked up towards your #ride5000miles total at any time of year; whether it's your summer holiday, a way to extend the riding season...

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  • Gallery: Intermot 2018

    07 October 2018 by Dan Sutherland

    Gallery: Intermot 2018

    The 2018 Intermot motorcycle fair in Cologne came to a close today after a week of new bike releases and product launches across five large exhibition halls.  MCN attended the show at the...

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