September

MCN Plus - SIX Bikes with Extremely DAFT names

MCN Plus - SIX Bikes with Extremely DAFT names

They’ve called it what? Neil Murray on biking’s oddest model names and what they mean...     Yamaha Diversion The only explanation is that ‘diversion’, in French, means an amusing pastime,...

The bikes of Phil Read's life – after 60 years in the saddle

The bikes of Phil Read's life – after 60 years in the saddle

60 years ago this year, a teenage Phil Read got the keys to his first road bike. It kickstarted a life defined by motorcycles – of thrashing them, racing them, crashing them… And the small matter of...

MCN Plus - The Buyer: ‘Let a cheap bike do the donkey work’

MCN Plus - The Buyer: ‘Let a cheap bike do the donkey work’

So we come to the end of the summer, and people wonder how they’re going to keep their nice shiny bike looking, well, reasonably nice and shiny come spring 2016. Face facts: if you use it every day,...