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  • Product review: Richa Original Cordura Jeans

    13 August 2017 by Tim Thompson

    Product review: Richa Original Cordura Jeans

    Head of Content, Tim Thompson has been using the Richa Original jeans for the past 4 months, here’s what he thinks of them… Price £149.99  What’s good? Armoured and abrasion resistant jeans are...

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  • Dguard e-call system review

    12 August 2017 by Dan Sutherland

    Dguard e-call system review

    I've been using the £499.99 Dguard e-call system for a while now, and have covered 2500 miles with it fitted. Here's what I think. What’s good? I was fortunate enough to test the very first road-going...

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  • New off-road product showcase

    07 August 2017 by James Archibald

    New off-road product showcase

    MCN ShopSo, for those of you who like to get down and dirty and mess around in the mud, there are a number of new products dropping soon that might spark your interest. These products will be available...

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  • Weise Outlast Sirius women's gloves review

    04 August 2017 by Alison Silcox

    Weise Outlast Sirius women's gloves review

    I've been using these £69.99 Weise Outlast Sirius gloves for four months now and have so far covered 700 miles in them. What’s good? I have piano player’s hands, with long, slim fingers, and I found...

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  • Product review: Dymag UP7X wheels

    04 August 2017 by Matt Wildee

    Product review: Dymag UP7X wheels

    Senior Editor Matt Wildee has fitted a set of Dymag UP7X wheels to his 2000 Yamaha R1 and has covered around 2000 miles with them so far. To measure improvements, he went to the handling loop at...

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  • Airoh GP 500 helmet is a 'one track find'

    02 August 2017 by Dan Sutherland

    Airoh GP 500 helmet is a 'one track find'

    MCN ShopI tested the Airoh GP 500 Sectors helmet (RRP £359.99) over four weeks, covering 2600 miles. Here's how I got on... What’s good? This is an instantly comfortable lid. It’s a reassuringly snug fit,...

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  • Top 5 leather race gloves

    27 July 2017 by James Archibald

    Top 5 leather race gloves

    MCN ShopThere’s no denying that race gloves look ace and offer great protection in the event of an accident. Here are our top 5 picks of gloves that are currently for sale on the MCN Shop. RST Tractech Evo C...

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  • Top 5 RST products

    27 July 2017 by MCN News

    Top 5 RST products

    MCN ShopIt's no wonder RST are one of the most popular brands in the UK. From suits to boots, you can always rely on them for high quality equipment. We've found five great RST products available on the MCN...

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  • Silvertech bike cover review

    23 July 2017 by Andy Calton

    Silvertech bike cover review

    Editor Andy Calton has spent three months using the £34.99 Silvertech bike cover and has so far been surprised by how well it's holding up. What’s good? This was a bit of an emergency purchase as my...

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  • Product review: TCX Street Ace WP

    22 July 2017 by Tim Thompson

    Product review: TCX Street Ace WP

    Tim Thompson, MCNs Head of Content has been using the TCX Street Ace WP boots for a couple of months now, here’s how he’s found them… What’s good? Boots like this are always going to feel like a...

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  • Product review: Five HG1 WP Heated gloves

    21 July 2017 by Michael Guy

    Product review: Five HG1 WP Heated gloves

    MCNs Sports Editor, Michael Guy has been testing these Five HG1 Waterproof Heated Gloves for 18 months now and has worn them for 7000 miles. Here’s what he thinks…  What’s good? When I first...

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  • KTM X-Country backpack review

    20 July 2017 by Adam Child

    KTM X-Country backpack review

    Senior Road Tester Adam Child has been using this KTM backpack for the past five months, and has this to say about orange bag. What’s good? Putting a solar panel on a backpack is a stroke of genius;...

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  • Top 7 retro picks

    18 July 2017 by MCN News

    Top 7 retro picks

    MCN ShopWhether you're a fan of all the classic and retro-styled motorcycles flooding the market or not, you can't deny the clothing also coming out looks great. There's a huge array of classically-styled...

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  • Review: Schuberth C4

    16 July 2017 by Emma Franklin

    Review: Schuberth C4

    I've been using this helmet for three months, and this is what I think after covering 2500 miles in that time. What’s good? The £599.99 C4 is the first flip-up helmet I’ve tried and I like the...

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  • Product review: Alpinestars Tech undersuit

    15 July 2017 by Michael Neeves

    Product review: Alpinestars Tech undersuit

    Chief Road Tester Michael Neeves has been testing this Alpinestars Ride Tech kit for eight months now, here’s his thoughts on it… Price Top £69.99 Bottom £69.99 What’s good? These A-stars two-piece...

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  • Top 5 AGV helmets

    13 July 2017 by James Archibald

    Top 5 AGV helmets

    MCN ShopWhen it comes to helmets, AGV are considered to be up there with the best of them. They protect the heads of many of the world’s leading racers, with both Valentino Rossi and Guy Martin sporting lids...

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  • 4 brilliant vented jackets to keep you cool

    11 July 2017 by MCN News

    4 brilliant vented jackets to keep you cool

    MCN ShopIt might not last long, but riding in this glorious sunshine for the past few weeks is really making us smile. What doesn't make us smile is returning home a sweaty mess after wearing jackets without...

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  • RiDE review: Britemax Clean Max

    10 July 2017 by RiDE Reviews

    RiDE review: Britemax Clean Max

    A super-concentrated shampoo that is great on paintwork and surprisingly good on brake dust, too. Only average on chain lube, but also designed not to affect previous wax finishes. Great for those who...

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  • RiDE review: Dodo Juice Born To Be Mild

    09 July 2017 by RiDE Reviews

    RiDE review: Dodo Juice Born To Be Mild

    This is a professional, concentrated shampoo that is designed not to affect any previous wax coatings already on the bike. Still, it’s great on paintwork leaving a nice sheen and is nice to use.

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  • Product review: Weise Summer gloves

    09 July 2017 by Simon Brown

    Product review: Weise Summer gloves

    I tested these Weise Summer gloves (£39.99) for three weeks over 500 miles. Here's how I got on... What's good? Basic gloves, for a basic price. The feel is ok, but not amazing, and they are...

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  • RiDE review: Meguiars Ultime Wash & Wax

    08 July 2017 by RiDE Reviews

    RiDE review: Meguiars Ultime Wash & Wax

    This concentrated shampoo feels very lubricating on application and gives a beautiful, high-gloss finish to painted surfaces, especially after using a drying cloth. It doesn’t dry too quickly, either.

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  • Product review: TCX Hero waterproof boots

    08 July 2017 by Emma Franklin

    Product review: TCX Hero waterproof boots

    I tested these TCX Hero waterproof boots (£169.99), in vintage Brown, for three months across 2500 miles.  Here's how I got on... What’s good? These boots were a great fit straight out...

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  • New off-road product showcase

    07 July 2017 by James Archibald

    New off-road product showcase

    MCN ShopSo, for those of you who like to get down and dirty and mess around in the mud, there are a number of new products dropping soon that might spark your interest. These products will be available...

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  • RiDE review: Dirtwash Bike Cleaner

    07 July 2017 by RiDE Reviews

    RiDE review: Dirtwash Bike Cleaner

    This was easy to apply to wet or dry surfaces and didn’t run too badly, despite not being a gel. It returned better-than-expected results on both brake dust and chain lube tests and gave a nice sheen...

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  • Product review: Nippy Normans bike console

    07 July 2017 by Maria Vallahis

    Product review: Nippy Normans bike console

    I tested this Nippy Norman phone holder (for my iPhone 7 Plus) over three months across 1500 miles. Here's how I got on... What’s good?  As I have no sense of direction, I need my phone to...

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  • Product review: Draggin Revz Kevlar jeans

    06 July 2017 by Richard Newland

    Product review: Draggin Revz Kevlar jeans

    I tested these Draggin Revz Kevlar jeans (£219.99) over five months across 7500 miles. Here's how I got on... What’s good?   These Revz jeans are probably a little stylish for my lardy...

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  • Review: Sidi X-3 Xtreme boots

    05 July 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Review: Sidi X-3 Xtreme boots

    I've been wearing the £289.99 Sidi X-3 Xtreme boots for four months now, and this is how they've held up. What’s good? I’ve got a bad left ankle from an old rugby injury, so finding boots that offer...

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  • RiDE review: Ammo Lightning Power Gel

    05 July 2017 by RiDE reviews

    RiDE review: Ammo Lightning Power Gel

    This gel cleaner stays where it’s sprayed, but neither bottles we had fanned: just spot sprayed, hampering coverage. It worked really well, didn’t dry out and dealt brilliantly with brake dust and...

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  • Review: RST Tractech Evo-R race glove

    04 July 2017 by Joe Dick

    Review: RST Tractech Evo-R race glove

    I tested these RST Tractech Evo-R race gloves (£99.99) over four months across 2000 miles. Here's how I got on... What’s good? RST Advertise their Tractech Evo-R as their ultimate race glove.

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  • Review: Reactive Suspension fork course

    03 July 2017 by Rupert Paul

    Review: Reactive Suspension fork course

    MCN Contributor, Rupert Paul tested this Reactive Suspension fork course (£210).  Here's how he got on... What’s good? I’ve now been on four of Reactive Suspension’s day-long courses. Tutor...

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