Motorcycle Exhausts

Metal Mule exhaust can last the distance

Metal Mule exhaust can last the distance

Time tested: 10 years/24,000 miles What’s good? Quite a lot: it’s British made in stainless steel, throaty without being anti-social, very high quality and weighs around a quarter of the standard...

Product Review: Remus Hexacone exhaust for KTM 1050 Adventure (£674)

Product Review: Remus Hexacone exhaust for KTM 1050 Adventure (£674)

What’s good about the Remus Hexacone? The days of automatically replacing a bike’s exhaust can may have gone, as manufacturers more effectively integrate the silencer into the overall design, but some...

Product Review: Akrapovic Racing Line Carbon exhaust

Product Review: Akrapovic Racing Line Carbon exhaust

Akrapovic Racing Line Carbon exhaust, £639 Tested by: Andy Downes Time tested: Three months/1500 miles What’s good? I’m not even going to pretend this is a sensible purchase for the Yamaha MT-07 I...

Exhaust review: Arrow Kawasaki ER-6 race system

Exhaust review: Arrow Kawasaki ER-6 race system

Arrow Kawasaki ER-6 race system, £1032 Time used: Two weeks racing at the TT, North West 200 and weekend at Oliver’s Mount What good: The Arrow titanium system was designed in conjunction with road...

Is it normal for my downpipes to glow?

Is it normal for my downpipes to glow?

Q. I have just got a 2009 KTM RC8 and I have noticed that when I start it from cold that the downpipes glow red even before it’s reached full temperature.Is this normal? Jim Datchler, email A. The...

Beowulf exhausts

Beowulf exhausts

I had a Suzuki SV650 with a stubby Beowulf stainless steel exhaust which sounded great. So when I got my Aprilia Tuono 1000 I wasted no time in giving the people at Beowulf a call. They were...

Pipe Werx Stainless Steel Oval exhausts

Pipe Werx Stainless Steel Oval exhausts

Pipe Werx Stainless Steel Oval exhausts, £330 Time used: One month What’s good: The finish is excellent – including the carved “X” design in the removable baffle – and the sound is pleasingly raw and...

Exhaust review: Arrow exhaust for Moto Guzzi V7 Classic

Exhaust review: Arrow exhaust for Moto Guzzi V7 Classic

Arrow exhaust for Moto Guzzi V7 Classic, £857 Miles covered/time: 500/one month What’s good: They look a darn site better than the originals – the titanium finish is superb, the quality is top notch,...

Remus GP Revolution silencer

Remus GP Revolution silencer

Remus GP Revolution silencer, £342 Miles covered/time: 850/six months What’s good: This satin black Remus GP Revolution end can weighs less than half the standard Honda CBR600F-W exhaust it...

Sandy Bike Spares stainless steel downpipes for 1999 Honda CBR600FX

Sandy Bike Spares stainless steel downpipes for 1999 Honda CBR600FX

Sandy Bike Spares Stainless steel downpipes for 1999 Honda CBR600FX, £153.26 Miles covered/time: 200/one month What’s good: £150 for a set of four-into-one stainless exhaust downpipes is an...

Exhaust review: SuperTrapp Superlight Stainless exhaust

Exhaust review: SuperTrapp Superlight Stainless exhaust

SuperTrapp Superlight Stainless exhaust, £220 Miles covered/time: 1450/three months What’s good: When I wanted to replace the silencer on my BMW R100R I discovered there is a very limited range of...

What's causing NC24's backfire?

Q. I’ve got a 1987 Honda NC24 and I’m trying to decide if the problem is loose tappets or a holed exhaust manifold. The symptoms are: backfiring on deceleration, however this has been severely reduced when I found a small crack where the collector box attaches to the end pipe. Now it will only backfire if I nail it down the motorway for a while, then suddenly close the throttle. The audible...

Product review: Motad exhaust system

Product review: Motad exhaust system

Motad exhaust system, £296 Miles covered/time: Seven months/1000 miles What’s good? A full stainless exhaust system for under £300? What’s not to like? Motad cater for a wide range of bikes including...

Leo Vince GP exhaust on MCN's Suzuki Gladius

Leo Vince GP exhaust on MCN's Suzuki Gladius

It had to happen ­ the standard silencer has come off the little Gladis and has been replaced with a gorgeous hand-welded megaphone Leo Vince GP silencer (www.motogb.com) which cost £380. The...

Scorpion can fitted to Bandit 650

Scorpion can fitted to Bandit 650

I've just fitted a £239 road-legal stainless oval Scorpion can. Doing it myself proved to be relatively painless experience, which involved the simple extraction of the standard exhaust, replacement...

MCN Biking Britain survey: Top 10 exhaust systems

MCN Biking Britain survey: Top 10 exhaust systems

In the market for a new exhaust system? MCN’s readers who responded to our Biking Britain survey give you their top 10 right here. Compare and buy exhaust systems To change the face of motorcycling...

MCN survey results: Top 10 slip-on exhausts

MCN survey results: Top 10 slip-on exhausts

As voted for by you.... The ratings in this test were all proviced by over 11,000 readers who filled out MCN's Biking Britain survey. Each week in MCN we bring you the latest results from our survey,...