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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...

The 10 best parts for the Suzuki SV650

The 10 best parts for the Suzuki SV650

The Suzuki SV650 is a stylish yet straight forward 650cc V-twin all-rounder that manages to flatter both novices and pro's alike. It's cheap both to buy and insure too, so it's easy to see why...

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...