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  • Dainese scoop design award

    08 December 2017 by James Archibald

    Dainese scoop design award

    Dainese have won the prestigious Italian Compasso d’Oro award for the design of their Pro-Armour protection system. Winning the performance and innovation in the sport category, it celebrates the...

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  • A load of #ride5000miles Garbage

    07 December 2017 by Ped Baker

    A load of #ride5000miles Garbage

    ‘Some people have the idea that you need something like a BMW GS, metal boxes, GPS, spotlights, loads of time and loads of cash to have an adventure,” says Garbage Run organiser Nathan Milward. “You...

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  • What happens if my PCP bike gets written-off?

    07 December 2017 by MCN News

    What happens if my PCP bike gets written-off?

    MCN COMPAREPCP deals have gone from being a rare oddity in the motorcycling world to taking 20-30% of the new bike finance market, and it’s growing fast. But what happens if your PCP bike is written off?. "I’m...

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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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  • Ducati’s new theme park: Big kids read on

    06 December 2017 by James Archibald

    Ducati’s new theme park: Big kids read on

    Time to leave adulting to one side. Ducati are pairing up with Italy’s second-biggest theme park vendor, Mirabilandia to open a new area in its Emilia-Romagna based park that, as you’ve guessed, will...

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  • Win prizes with MCN's Christmas countdown 2017

    05 December 2017 by MCN News

    Win prizes with MCN's Christmas countdown 2017

    WinitDecember is now here and Christmas is coming in thick and fast. There's even snow hitting the UK. With all that in mind MCN's 24 Days of Christmas prizes have arrived! Click here to enter:  This...

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  • Honda Africa Twin 'little brother' on the way

    05 December 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Honda Africa Twin 'little brother' on the way

    The Honda Africa Twin is a well-balanced adventure bike that’s perfect for two-up travelling and the new Adventure Sports model has opened it up to even more hardcore endeavours. It does have its...

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  • Kevin Schwantz leathers on sale for £10,000

    05 December 2017 by Maria Vallahis

    Kevin Schwantz leathers on sale for £10,000

    What’s being billed as a genuine set of Kevin Schwantz leathers has cropped up on eBay for an astonishing ten grand. Seller tez7892 says Schwantz was wearing the Lucky Strike Suzuki suit in a...

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  • Bike of the day: Kawasaki ZX-9R

    05 December 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Kawasaki ZX-9R

    Bikes for saleNot the cheapest example available, but really clean and with low mileage. This ZX-9R is today’s bike of the day. Seller says “This is a 1999 model Kawasaki ZX9-R in red. Comes with only 3 owners from...

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  • Christmas gifts for those who like to tour

    05 December 2017 by MCN News

    Christmas gifts for those who like to tour

    Do big miles? Here's some help with your festive wishlist to make things a little easier for your friends and family. If you don't want to include any of the below producst on your wishlist, we have...

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  • Bike of the day: Kawasaki Ninja H2

    04 December 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Kawasaki Ninja H2

    Bikes for saleYou just have to glance at the Ninja H2 to know that this supercharged lunatic is something special, and that’s why this one is today’s bike of the day. Seller says “The awesome H2. Supercharged 2...

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  • Bike of the day: Yamaha MT-09 Tracer

    02 December 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Yamaha MT-09 Tracer

    Bikes for saleThe Tracer 900 offers a bit of everything in a comfortable and engaging package and is today’s bike of the day. Seller says “The bike is finished in Matte grey and comes with a full service history,...

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  • Bike of the day: Triumph Daytona 675

    01 December 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Triumph Daytona 675

    Bikes for saleA proper weapon and a beautiful engine make this Daytona 675 today’s bike of the day. Seller says “This Daytona is in mint condition - bought from new myself (no outstanding finance, never been...

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  • KTM’s bargain 790 Duke

    01 December 2017 by Richard Newland

    KTM’s bargain 790 Duke

    KTM revealed their new 790 Duke will cost £8499 – which looks like excellent value to us.  The 103bhp, twin gets adjustable WP suspension, cornering ABS, lean-angle suspension, TC and a two-way...

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  • 12 tees of Christmas

    01 December 2017 by MCN News

    12 tees of Christmas

    MCN ShopIt's December 1, which means we can officially start mentioning Christmas without feeling too bad about it. So, to kick things off we've selected 12 of our favourite T-Shirt designs available on our...

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  • Bike of the day: BMW R nineT Scrambler

    01 December 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: BMW R nineT Scrambler

    Bikes For SaleWith all the excitement of 2018 unveilings and this week's Motorcycle Live show, we're taking you through some oldies but goodies. Today's bike of the day is this 2016 BMW R nineT Scrambler. Currently...

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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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  • Christmas gift ideas for the off-road rider

    30 November 2017 by MCN News

    Christmas gift ideas for the off-road rider

    In our third Christmas gift guide we focus on gifts for off-road riders.. It might be getting a bit nippy outside, but it's the perfect time of year to get out and indulge in a bit of muddy fun, and...

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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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  • First ride: Harley-Davidson Softail Slim

    28 November 2017 by Phil West

    First ride: Harley-Davidson Softail Slim

    Rounding off Harley’s all-new 2018 Softail range is the Softail Slim, which, despite what its retro looks suggest is actually one of the most recent additions to Harley’s line-up. First introduced in...

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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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