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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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  • Hornig reveal BMW R1200GS accessories

    05 July 2018 by MCN News

    Hornig reveal BMW R1200GS accessories

    PAID PROMOTIONGerman parts and accessories manufacturer, 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...

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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: 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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  • 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. Get...

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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: 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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  • Hornig unveil customised BMW G310GS

    29 June 2018 by MCN News

    Hornig unveil customised BMW G310GS

    PAID PROMOTIONGerman custom parts manufacturer, Hornig, have released details of their latest project, a BMW G310GS. The bike follows much the same blueprint as their BMW R1200GS customisation, with upgrades...

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  • Bike of the day: Ducati Monster 1200

    29 June 2018 by Ben Clarke

    Bike of the day: Ducati Monster 1200

    bikes for sale2018 marks 25 years of the Ducati Monster. Ducati have celebrated this milestone by unveiling the limited edition Monster 1200 25th Anniversario. We didn’t think that was enough, so we’ve given it the...

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  • How to brake hard on track or road

    29 June 2018 by Ben Clarke

    How to brake hard on track or road

    Too many riders are focused entirely on scraping their knee sliders and hitting top speed down the straights on-track, but braking correctly is not only crucial for keeping you shiny-side-up, it can...

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  • Honda unveils new Super Cub C125

    28 June 2018 by Ben Clarke

    Honda unveils new Super Cub C125

    Honda have unveiled their new Super Cub C125, the largest capacity version of the all-conquering Cub family. Over 100 million Super Cubs have been built by Honda in the model’s 60-year history;...

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  • First look: KTM 790 Adventure R

    28 June 2018 by Jordan Gibbons

    First look: KTM 790 Adventure R

    After months of concepts, spy shots and speculation, KTM have officially announced that the 790 Adventure R will go into production in 2019. KTM made the announcement at their European Adventure...

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  • Spotted: KTM 390 Adventure

    28 June 2018 by MCN News

    Spotted: KTM 390 Adventure

    This is the best image yet of KTM’s eagerly-anticipated new junior adventure bike – the 390 Adventure. The bike is expected to be officially unveiled at EICMA in Milan in November alongside the...

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  • 5 steps to finding the right helmet

    27 June 2018 by MCN News

    5 steps to finding the right helmet

    5000 miles is a long way to ride in the wrong kit. Here are a few tips from SHARK Helmets on making sure your lid is spot-on as you #ride5000miles and beyond. 1. Find the right helmet fit This...

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  • Bike of the day: Suzuki GSF1200 Bandit

    27 June 2018 by Ben Clarke

    Bike of the day: Suzuki GSF1200 Bandit

    bikes for saleOwning a Suzuki GSF1200 Bandit is like having two bikes in one. You can comfortably commute to work every day on it but then, come the weekend, you can get yourself up to all kinds of A road...

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  • Bikers make the safest road users

    26 June 2018 by Ben Clarke

    Bikers make the safest road users

    Insurance broker Carole Nash has found that drivers who also hold a bike licence make fewer claims than those who don’t. Their three-year study revealed that drivers without a bike licence not only...

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  • Harleys shock exit from US

    26 June 2018 by Jordan Gibbons

    Harleys shock exit from US

    In a filing to their investors, Harley-Davidson have announced that they plan to shift production of some of the models out of the US to avoid the new EU import tariffs. The new 31% import tariffs...

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  • Event preview: Motorcycle Live 2018

    26 June 2018 by Ben Clarke

    Event preview: Motorcycle Live 2018

    The NEC, Birmingham will once again play host to the UK’s biggest bike show, Motorcycle Live in 2018. With a host of live action, features, entertainment and new bike models, there will be something...

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