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10 ways to upgrade a Honda Hornet

10 ways to upgrade a Honda Hornet

The Honda Hornet is a cult bike that earned a massive following worldwide, mostly because it's such a jack of all trades, used and loved by everyone. Here's a run-down of ten ways you can improve the...

Save money on bike kit with the MCN Shop

Save money on bike kit with the MCN Shop

Whatever aspect of biking you're into, the MCN Shop lets you compare products from different retailers in one place, making sure you get a good deal on your new bike kit. Browse for other...

Christmas gift of the day: Kriega stash wallet

Christmas gift of the day: Kriega stash wallet

Christmas is nearly upon us and to help make your shopping easy and hassle free, we'll be bringing you our 'gift of the day' recommendations in the run up to the big day. All of our christmas...

Christmas gift of the day; Alpinestars scout beanie

Christmas gift of the day; Alpinestars scout beanie

Christmas is nearly upon us and to help make your shopping easy and hassle free, we'll be bringing you our 'gift of the day' recommendations in the run up to the big day. All of our christmas...

Christmas gift of the day: Givi T429 Tank bag

Christmas gift of the day: Givi T429 Tank bag

Christmas is nearly upon us and to help make your shopping easy and hassle free, we'll be bringing you our 'gift of the day' recommendations in the run up to the big day. All of our christmas...

Christmas gift of the day: Biker kit rack

Christmas gift of the day: Biker kit rack

Christmas is nearly upon us and to help make your shopping easy and hassle free, we'll be bringing you our 'gift of the day' recommendations in the run up to the big day. All of our christmas...

Winter entertainment for bikers

Winter entertainment for bikers

Is the bike tucked up for winter? Or are you riding less and less as the weather gets colder and nights get shorter? Here's a few ideas to keep you busy over winter and deal with the...

Christmas gift of the day: Steve McQueen Triumph model

Christmas gift of the day: Steve McQueen Triumph model

Christmas is nearly upon us and to help make your shopping easy and hassle free, we'll be bringing you our 'gift of the day' recommendations in the run up to the big day. All of our christmas...

The top 5 winter gloves

The top 5 winter gloves

If you're going to be riding through this winter then one of your top priorities should be making sure you have good quality all-weather gloves. Your hands are stuck out in the wind and have a...

Neck warmers tested by high-mileage riding instructors

Neck warmers tested by high-mileage riding instructors

An effective neck warmer is essential equipment for cold weather riding. Stay snug this winter with this guide to some of the most comfortable, functional and toasty neck tubes,...

The top 5 battery chargers

The top 5 battery chargers

The fact is that in winter most of us will use the bike less. When the weather's bad weekend riding is less appealing and over the Christmas break there's usually too much going on to get out on the...

The top 5 winter thermals

The top 5 winter thermals

Believe it or not, properly designed and fitted thin thermal under layers will do a much better job of keeping you warm than a bulky jumper or hoodie. Here's a run down of some of the top...

How to stop your visor misting this winter

How to stop your visor misting this winter

Good visibility is crucial to staying safe when riding this winter and a big barrier to that is the age old problem of visor misting. As temperatures drop the likelihood of this problem occuring is...

The top 5 all-weather boots for winter

The top 5 all-weather boots for winter

Winter is coming and nobody likes wet socks. But have no fear, luckily MCN's sister title RiDE recently conducted a test to determine the top 5 all-weather boots to help keep you...

The top 5 biking backpacks

The top 5 biking backpacks

MCN's sister title RiDE recently conducted an in-depth test in order to find out which are the best backpacks for motorcyclists. Here's their list of the top 5 backpacks available today. Click...

Video: BKS Silverstone Toseland suit review

BKS has released its first set of leathers since MotoGP Brit James Toseland started racing in them and we've got a pair to video review. Shop for leather motorcycle suits here Check out the video below to see the Silverstone suit in detail, see it in action on the road and find out what our product man, Michael Carrol, thinks of it.

The 10 best parts for the Kawasaki Versys

The 10 best parts for the Kawasaki Versys

The name 'Versys' apparently stands for versatile system. This may sound a bit cheesy and marketing-led, but it actually describes the funky Kawasaki 650cc parallel twin...

Beat the credit crunch: Bargain bike kit

Beat the credit crunch: Bargain bike kit

The state of the economy and the credit crunch may be tightening purse strings across the country, but good motorcycle kit is essential for personal safety and it's not something you can afford to do...

Top marks for Scottoiler

A week ago I emailed Scottoiler Ltd to ask for some advise because my scottoiler, which is about 10 years old, started dumping all it's oil very quickly. They replied the next day saying that as it was old if I sent it back to them they would replace it with a new one at a greatly reduced price. It came 2 days later and is on and works fine, top marks to scottoiler ltd scotland...

Hein Gericke motorcycle riding gear helps journalist search for Brunel.

Hein Gericke motorcycle riding gear helps journalist search for Brunel.

When Australian journalist Grant O’Brian knew he was going to be riding 550 miles in two days on a motorcycle searching for the greatest works of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, one of the most versatile and...

Tom Tom Rider Spares Fiasco

TomTom Spares fiasco. In 2006 I bought the TomTom Rider to use on my HD Ultra. It was over £300 & since then I have spent about another £150plus on maps & downloads. As a gadget it is great until that is the bike mounting bracket cracked cutting off the power. Despite its 2005 intro date TomTom have produced the Rider 2 which has a different mounting bracket & has stopped supplying...