August

GSX-R tweeks tested

GSX-R tweeks tested

The tweeks to my GSX-R1000's suspension have made a significant improvement to the way the bike handles on track. I rode Rockingham on August 18. Harris's Ohlins suspension experts adjusted my...

Long termers on track

Long termers on track

A host of MCN long term test bikes and their riders enjoyed a cracking night at Rockingham on Wednesday. Editor Marc Potter was there with his blade, road tester Michael Neeves took his R1 out, road...

GSX14 passes track test

GSX14 passes track test

The GSX1400 made its track debut on August 25 at a Rockingham track evening - and it worked a treat. Stiffening up the suspension seemed to transform the bike to the point it was grinding the pegs at...

Meet us at Rockingham

Meet us at Rockingham

Meet members of the MCN team at Rockingham track evenings this month - the latest is on Wednesday, August 25. It's our third evening of this current season - and they continue every Wednesday up to...

Crunch time for our RVF

Crunch time for our RVF

Our long term test RVF400RR (on loan from DK Motorcycles) is in need of cosmetic repair work after a bit of off road action at a rain-soaked Rockingham on Wednesday night (Aug 18). Used Bikes Editor...

Calling GSX-R owners

Calling GSX-R owners

Got a GSX-R? So have three of MCN’s long term test team and we’ll be taking all of them to Crescent Suzuki’s performance centre in Verwood, Dorset for an open weekend all GSX-R...

Z750 debuts on track

Z750 debuts on track

Sat in the MCN office at 4.15pm on Wednesday night (August 11) my heart was pounding and my palms were sweaty - as they always are before I embark on a track day. Last night I attended the California...

MCN tour hits first snag

MCN tour hits first snag

MCN's Angus Farquhar and Marc Abott have reached Ireland after an eventful first stage of their trip to the Emerald Isle. Used Bikes Editor Farquhar was enjoying the sun started to go down - and he...

MCN tour hits NW200

MCN tour hits NW200

MCN’s dynamic touring duo, Angus Farquhar and Marc Abbott, have spent the afternoon in Joey’s Bar on their trip around Northern Ireland and Eire. Farquhar says the weather is good and...

MCN rides Rockingham

MCN rides Rockingham

The consensus amoung the other riders was the same, with everyone having a great time. And in the paddock we had been joined by other memebers of the MCN staff, including Editor Marc Potter. It felt...

GSX14 hits 5000 miles

GSX14 hits 5000 miles

MCN'S Suzuki GSX1400 long-termer is now 5000 miles old and is really coming into its own. The first report on the bike, supplied by Fowlers of Bristol on long-term loan, is in the August 11 issue of...

MCN tours Ireland

MCN tours Ireland

After another night back in Bray, the pair set out to make the long trip back all in one go. 100 miles to the ferry, a two and a half hour crossing and 350 miles across Britain seemed like a do-able...

Follow MCN on tour

Follow MCN on tour

MCN’s Angus Farquhar and Marc Abbott are off on a tour of the Emerald Isle this week on their long-term test bikes Farquhar and Abbott will be pilling on the soft luggage and taking the Honda...