Product Reviews

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  • Product review: Arai RX7-V Spencer Replica

    Today 07:30 by Matt Wildee

    Product review:  Arai RX7-V Spencer Replica

    Tester Matt Wildee Miles used: 7000 miles This has been my go-to helmet for the last two years and the RX-7V has acquitted itself very well – as you’d expect for a helmet that’s worth more than my...

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  • Product review: Draggin' Ladies Twista Jeans

    Yesterday 16:30 by Alison Silcox

    Product review: Draggin' Ladies Twista Jeans

    Tester Alison Silcox Miles used: 2000 miles These CE approved skinny-fit riding jeans are made from heavy-duty denim with reinforced, invisible seams. They have a full mesh liner and Kevlar panels at...

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  • Product review: The 1000 Mile Test of Gloves

    18 April 2018 by MCN News Team

    Product review: The 1000 Mile Test of Gloves

    Spring has finally sprung, so it's time to pack away those bulky winter gloves and opt for something a little more lightweight. We know there's always a chance of a shower, whatever the time of year,...

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  • Product review: Alpinestars SMX-S Boots

    12 April 2018 by Michael Guy

    Product review: Alpinestars SMX-S Boots

    Our Sports Editor, Michael's, ridden over 6000 miles over the last few months. His longest trip was a 2000 mile holiday to Spain, so he's got lots of experience and here's his review. What’s...

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  • Product review: Sealskinz Trekking Socks

    04 April 2018 by Michael Guy

    Product review: Sealskinz Trekking Socks

    Our Sports Editor and off-road riding guru, Michael Guy, often finds himself riding in very cold and wet conditions, at last he's found socks to keep his feet warm and dry but quality comes at a...

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  • Product review: Dainese Torque D1 Out Boots

    30 March 2018 by Matt Wildee

    Product review: Dainese Torque D1 Out Boots

    Matt's ridden over 3000 miles over the last few months. He's enjoyed weekend blast, daily commutes and trackdays, here's what he thinks of them. What’s good? These are decent pair of boots for road...

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  • Product review: Acerbis Enduro One Jacket

    29 March 2018 by Michael Guy

    Product review: Acerbis Enduro One Jacket

    Michael's our off-road specialist and he knows a thing or two about off-road riding kit, he's used this Acerbis jacket for four months and is mightily impressed. What’s good? I have to admit, it’s...

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  • Top 5 sub £100 waterproof boots

    28 March 2018 by MCN News

    Top 5 sub £100 waterproof boots

    MCN ShopKeeping your feet warm and dry this winter needn’t cost the earth. Here’s our pick of five best value waterproof boots from the MCN Shop.  Richa Drift Waterproof boot, from £99.99 Sports boot...

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  • Top 5 Kevlar riding jeans

    26 March 2018 by MCN News

    Top 5 Kevlar riding jeans

    MCN ShopThe clocks have gone forward and perhaps you're preparing to get your riding jeans out.  If you're looking for a new pair, visit the MCN Shop now and check out our top five selection...

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  • Product review: Airoh Valor Eclipse Helmet

    25 March 2018 by Dan Sutherland

    Product review: Airoh Valor Eclipse Helmet

    Our Acting Consumer Editor, Dan Sutherland, has worn Airoh helmets before and been a fan, so why, after 850 miles and a month of wear does the new Valor Eclipse only warrant a three star...

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  • Product review: EZ GO helmet strap

    24 March 2018 by Jordan Gibbons

    Product review: EZ GO helmet strap

    Jordan Gibbons, Senior Reporter, has been testing the quirky EZ GO helmet strap, does he find it useful? What’s good? The EZ GO is a strap that clips into your helmet straps, so you can carry your...

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  • Product review: Nuviz HUD unit

    23 March 2018 by James Archibald

    Product review: Nuviz HUD unit

    Our Junior Web Producer, James, rode for 1200 miles using the Nuviz HUD Unit, did it change his life? What’s good? This head-up display offers a comprehensive list of features. It’ll display speed...

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  • Top 5 ear plugs for bikers

    21 March 2018 by MCN News

    Top 5 ear plugs for bikers

    MCN ShopEar plugs… what can we say about ear plugs? Well - they’re essential to prevent damage to your hearing. Did you know that speeds in excess of 50mph wind noise under the helmet can reach 110 decibels?...

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  • Product review: Richa Atlantic Gore-Tex Jacket

    21 March 2018 by Matt Wildee

    Product review: Richa Atlantic Gore-Tex Jacket

    Matt's been putting this gore-tex jacket to the test over the last twelve months and ridden more than 3000 miles. Here's what he's learnt. What’s good? Richa have been slowly repositioning themselves...

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  • Product review: Givi MT502 Metro-T tail bag

    20 March 2018 by Maria Vallahis

    Product review: Givi MT502 Metro-T tail bag

    MCN Online Editor, Maria, has been using this tail bag from Givi for the last six months, it's worthy of a five-star rating for value and here's why... What’s good? This is a versatile alternative...

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  • Top 5 waterproof gloves for under £100

    15 March 2018 by MCN News

    Top 5 waterproof gloves for under £100

    MCN ShopNow the snow has become a distant memory for some and Spring showers are upon us, we've selected five waterproof gloves for under £100, from the MCN Shop and Amazon, for you to choose from. Difi...

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  • 4 biking sat navs just for you

    13 March 2018 by MCN News

    4 biking sat navs just for you

    MCN ShopFour of the best bike-specific sat navs available on MCNshop.com and Amazon.   TomTom Rider 40 WE, from £239.99 The cheaper of TomTom's two units featured here shares the vast majority...

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  • Product Review: Dexter Izoard Track Helmet

    10 March 2018 by Alison Silcox

    Product Review: Dexter Izoard Track Helmet

    After 1,500 miles and four months of wear Ali's given the Dexter Izoard helmet a five star review, here's why. What's good? At £74.99, the quality of finish and subtle paint scheme give this...

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  • Product review: TCX Hero WP Boots

    05 March 2018 by Jordan Gibbons

    Product review: TCX Hero WP Boots

     Our Senior Reporter, Jordan, has worn his TCX Hero WP boots for 8,000 miles over the last ten months and here's his thoughts. What’s good? The TCX Hero WP is a waterproof riding boot in a...

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  • Product review: Belstaff Ariel Jacket

    03 March 2018 by Adam Child

    Product review: Belstaff Ariel Jacket

    Adam's got a secret passion, motorcycle jackets, and after five months of wear he's given this Belstaff Ariel jacket a five star review, here's why. What’s good? I have a confession to make; I’ve got...

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  • Product review: Ammo .243 Cleaner

    02 March 2018 by Joe Dick

    Product review: Ammo .243 Cleaner

    Joe's been using Ammo .243 for the last six months and he first thought it would just another cleaning product in the market, but within a matter of minutes it became his absolute go-to for cleaning...

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  • Top 5 thermal tops

    01 March 2018 by MCN NEWS

    Top 5 thermal tops

    For those who ride through winter, comfort and warmth are king. Losing the feeling in your limbs thanks to cold conditions can spell disaster while riding. Not only can it vastly reduce your...

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  • Top 5 motorcycle balaclavas

    28 February 2018 by MCN News

    Top 5 motorcycle balaclavas

    MCN ShopBalaclavas save your face from the cold, keep you cool in the warm weather and for those who use open-face lids, save you from those damn flies that decide to catapult into your face while riding. So...

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  • Product Review: Liqui Moly Motorbike Cleaner

    24 February 2018 by Dan Sutherland

    Product Review: Liqui Moly Motorbike Cleaner

    Our Acting Consumer Editor, Dan Sutherland, has kept his Suzuki GSX250R squeaky clean through by using this cleaner from Liqui Moly.  What’s good? This cleaner from Liqui Moly kept my 2017 Suzuki...

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