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  • Jacket review: Bering Banks

    18 May 2010 by Steve Farrell

    Jacket review: Bering Banks

    Bering Banks coat, £250 Mile covered: 4000/one year What’s good? It serves just as well as a smart everyday coat as it does for riding. It’s Gore-Tex, so there’s no question of water seepage. Save...

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  • Product review: Babooni Twister

    18 May 2010 by Mykel Nicolaou

    Product review: Babooni Twister

    Babooni Twister, £8 Miles covered/time: 6000/eight months What’s good? This little quirky design is the ideal pouch for all types of bits and bobs. I use mine for spare change – it’s incredibly handy...

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  • Helmet review: Shoei Hornet DS

    18 May 2010 by Ian Jubb

    Helmet review: Shoei Hornet DS

    Shoei Hornet DS, £370 Miles covered/time: 4000/two months What’s good? Finally I’ve found a helmet that doesn’t leave me with a painful pressure sore on my forehead. Save £££s on motorcycle...

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  • Kit review: Rok Straps flat luggage straps

    11 May 2010 by Ian Jubb

    Kit review: Rok Straps flat luggage straps

    Rok Straps flat luggage straps, £19.99 (twin pack) Miles covered/time: 800 miles/one month What’s good? It’s a great feeling when you arrive somewhere and that extra bag you had to carry because you...

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  • Kit review - HJC HQ-1 Spies

    11 May 2010 by Chris Newbigging & Carl Newbigging

    Kit review - HJC HQ-1 Spies

    HJC HQ-1 Spies £284.99 Miles covered/time: Two years/countless races What’s good? Crash protection with this HQ-1 has been proved – I lent it to my younger brother to use for racing, rather than the...

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  • Kit reviews: Furygan FRG10 gloves

    11 May 2010 by Liam Marsden

    Kit reviews: Furygan FRG10 gloves

    Furygan FRG10 gloves, £104.95 Miles covered: 5000/two years What’s good? These gloves are without a doubt the best I’ve worn to date. They fit my hand snugly, without being too tight or restrictive.

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  • Kit review: Dainese stripes jacket

    11 May 2010 by Phil West

    Kit review: Dainese stripes jacket

    Dainese Stripes jacket, £379.99 Miles covered/time: 300/two months What’s good? The ‘Stripes’ (no, I don’t get the name either, there’s not a stripe anywhere) is Dainese’s new, semi-retro,...

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  • Product review: Rab Generator Vest

    07 May 2010 by Marc Potter

    Product review: Rab Generator Vest

    Rab Generator Vest, £75 Miles covered/time: 2000/five months What’s good? This is an incredibly light, superbly warm layer from the outdoor experts Cotswold Outdoor, who recommend and advise round the...

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  • Product review: Oxford Bright Top Active

    07 May 2010 by Marc Abbott

    Product review: Oxford Bright Top Active

    Oxford Bright Top Active, £29.99 Miles covered/time: 1000/four months What’s good? Many things stand out with this stretchy hi-viz top, not least its wearer. Beyond the fact that cars pick you out far...

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  • Satnav review: Garmin Oregon 400T

    07 May 2010 by Marc Potter

    Satnav review: Garmin Oregon 400T

    Garmin Oregon 400T, £399 Miles covered/time: 400 trail miles/two months What’s good? If you want to navigate green lanes, there are very few options open to you apart from a waterproof map case and...

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  • Jacket review: Bering armour textile

    07 May 2010 by Ian Jubb

    Jacket review: Bering armour textile

    Bering armour textile jacket, £119.99 Miles covered/time: 8000/three years What’s good? The fit is spot on, nice and snug on the arms so there are no annoying draughts. The built-in shoulder and elbow...

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  • Boot review: Alpinestars Supertech R

    07 May 2010 by Trevor Franklin

    Boot review: Alpinestars Supertech R

    Alpinestars Supertech R boots, £299.95 (non-vented) Miles covered/time: 2000/four months What’s good? Out of the box, they’re as comfy as 10-year-old boots. This is due mainly to the amount of...

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  • Review: Full bodywork restoration and re-spray

    28 April 2010 by Steve Farrell

    Review: Full bodywork restoration and re-spray

    Full bodywork restoration and re-spray, £400 Miles covered/time: 5000/three years What’s good? Just look at the quality. This well-worn Kawasaki AR125 now looks like it’s come from a time capsule.

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  • Product review: HiMountain Mission 10

    28 April 2010 by Liam Marsden

    Product review: HiMountain Mission 10

    HiMountain Mission 10, around £35 for similar rucksacks Miles covered/time: 3000 miles/three years What’s good? This rucksack/hydration pack is perfect for a day’s riding or for keeping you hydrated...

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  • Review: Keis X4 heated bodywarmer

    28 April 2010 by Adam Child

    Review: Keis X4 heated bodywarmer

    Keis X4 heated bodywarmer, £99 (heat controller £30, battery pack/charger £46) Miles covered/time: 20,000/two winters What’s good? I can’t believe I’ve lasted so long riding through winter without...

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  • Helmet review: AGV GP-Tech

    28 April 2010 by Marc Potter

    Helmet review: AGV GP-Tech

    AGV GP-Tech, £479.99 Miles covered/time: 2000/one year What’s good? The helmet that Rossi built is one of the most luxurious and lightest lids on the market and wearing it makes me feel like I’m...

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  • Product review: Oxford ChillOut turtleneck

    21 April 2010 by Steve Farrell

    Product review: Oxford ChillOut turtleneck

    Oxford ChillOut turtleneck, £15.99 (£12.99 in MCN shop) Miles covered: 2000/one year What’s good? I wouldn’t be without this when it’s really cold and I’m not sure what I did before I got it. Save...

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  • Product review: Garmin Quest GPS

    21 April 2010 by Ped Baker

    Product review: Garmin Quest GPS

    Garmin Quest GPS, approx £50 on eBay Miles covered/time: 5000/three years What’s good? The Quest GPS is small, waterproof, intuitive to use and has a working battery life of over 24hours, it also...

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  • Jacket review: Dainese Santa Monica

    21 April 2010 by Phil West

    Jacket review: Dainese Santa Monica

    Dainese Santa Monica jacket, £479.99 Time owned: Three years What’s good? Solid, classy, quality throughout. The leather is reassuringly thick, the construction durable and it features everything you...

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  • Product review: Muc-off Bike Spray

    21 April 2010 by Simon Brown

    Product review: Muc-off Bike Spray

    Muc-off Bike Spray 500ml, £5.99 Used for: Six months What’s good? My crash-repaired VFR has had a tough life and has some ropey home-brewed paint (applied by a previous owner) but this spray manages...

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  • New Bridgestone BT-023 impresses

    15 April 2010 by Adam Child

    New Bridgestone BT-023 impresses

    MCN’s Adam Child recently travelled to Scotland to test the new Bridgestone sports-touring tyre. Here are his test notes… Name: Bridgestone BT-023 Designed for: Sport touring on everything from...

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  • Product review: Swarfega Jizer

    13 April 2010 by Mark Holmes

    Product review: Swarfega Jizer

    Swarfega Jizer, £4.99 Time used: Three months What’s good? Completely forgot I had this until a recent garage sort-out unearthed it – and it’s proved invaluable for de-greasing my Bonneville’s engine...

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  • Product review: Gaerne GRW GP boots

    13 April 2010 by Liam Marsden

    Product review: Gaerne GRW GP boots

    Gaerne GRW GP boots, £249.99 in MCN Shop  Miles covered/time: 3000 miles/28 months What’s good? These are my second pair of Gaerne boots since 2006 – they’re the perfect fit for my feet. The...

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  • Product review: Oxford ChillOut socks

    13 April 2010 by Steve Farrell

    Product review: Oxford ChillOut socks

    Oxford ChillOut socks, £15.99 (£14.99 on MCN shop) Miles covered/time: 2000/one year What’s good? They keep your feet a bit warmer. They’re still in one piece after moderate use. What’s not? The...

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  • Product review: Swarfega Orange

    08 April 2010 by Mark Holmes

    Product review: Swarfega Orange

    Swarfega Orange, £4.49 Time owned: Three months What’s good? This renowned hand cleaner shifts oil, grease and general dirt from grubby hands – ideal for avoiding crud-encrusted washing-up liquid...

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  • Product review: Oxford Monster lock/chain

    08 April 2010 by Simon Brown

    Product review: Oxford Monster lock/chain

    Oxford Monster lock/chain, £85.54 on MCN Shop Time owned: Eight years What’s good? I’ve had this lock for the best part of a decade and it’s deterred thieves on at least two occasions. Save cash on...

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  • Product review: Motrax Deluxe Bike Cover

    08 April 2010 by Steve Farrell

    Product review: Motrax Deluxe Bike Cover

    Motrax Deluxe Bike Cover, £39.99 (£35.99 on MCN shop) Time owned: Three years What’s good? Plenty of bike covers aren’t up to the job and become threadbare and prone to tears after just months in the...

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  • Product review: Dainese back protector

    08 April 2010 by Ian Jubb

    Product review: Dainese back protector

    Dainese back protector, £110 Miles covered/time: 10,000/five miles. What’s good? Having never actually crashed a bike to test the protection levels I guess you'll have to trust the manufacturers word...

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  • Glove review: RevIt Monster

    01 April 2010 by Andy Downes

    Glove review: RevIt Monster

    RevIt Monster Gloves, £60 Miles covered: 3500/six months What’s good? These goat skin short gloves are the perfect thing for a quick summer blast and were great to use around town and on a scooter I...

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