Motorcycle Product Picks

Get ready for summer with this fantastic bike gear

Get ready for summer with this fantastic bike gear

With temperatures soaring into double figures this week, it’s hard not to cast our minds forward to the warmer conditions of the spring and summer months. With that in mind, here’s MCN’s pick of the...

Top 5 waterproof motorcycle jackets

Top 5 waterproof motorcycle jackets

MCN Shop Although the biting cold temperatures and constant downpours of winter are now in full effect, we at MCN recognise that not everyone either wants to or is fortunate enough to park the bike up until...

13 of the best winter gloves

13 of the best winter gloves

MCN Shop Riding a motorbike with cold hands can be uncomfortable, painful or even dangerous once numbness sets in and affects your ability to use the controls. Luckily for those who ride a motorbike in winter,...

The 4 best ways to get your tyres road-ready

The 4 best ways to get your tyres road-ready

MCN Shop As a motorcyclist you want to keep your bike in the best possible condition - including your tyres. Tyres make surprising amount of difference to the bike's performance - both in terms of fuel use and...

Top 4 GPS trackers

Top 4 GPS trackers

MCN Shop With all the different GPS motorcycle trackers on the market, it can be difficult to find the right one for your needs. To help you decide, we at MCN have come up with this list of four motorcycle GPS...

5 best motorcycle thermals and base layers

5 best motorcycle thermals and base layers

MCN Shop Staying warm whilst on your bike this winter is essential and we recommend buying thermal and base layers that offer a close, snug fit as this will help trap warm air against the skin – keeping you...

6 of the best chain lubes around

6 of the best chain lubes around

MCN Shop Just in case you need it, here are the top six highest-rated chain lubes on the MCN Shop... Wurth High Performance (500ml) around £9.69  Based on a wax formula, this dry Wurth lube promises...

Best 5 thermal tops

Best 5 thermal tops

mcn shop The mornings and evenings are starting to feel pretty chilly now, and for those who ride through winter, it's time to start thinking about how you're going to keep warm in the coming months. Losing...

The 5 best waterproof motorcycle rucksacks

The 5 best waterproof motorcycle rucksacks

MCN Shop Riding in the UK often means that even if you only use the bike when it’s sunny, you’ll still get caught out by some freak shower from time-to-time. Thankfully there are a number of waterproof...

Top 5 disc locks

Top 5 disc locks

MCN Shop Disc locks aren't glamorous subject, but in a world of scooter gangs and increased motorcycle theft, they can be the difference between riding home and walking out to an empty space where your bike...

Top 5 motorcycle covers

Top 5 motorcycle covers

MCN Shop For those of us who keep our motorbikes outside, keeping the bike dry and safe is a constant concern. You may choose to use your garage, or if you aren’t lucky enough to have one, rent some storage.

Best 5 paddock stands

Best 5 paddock stands

mcn shop We've all been out racking up the miles in this good weather, and it's important not to neglect regular motorbike maintenance. With centre stands seemingly becoming a thing of the past, a good paddock...

Top 5 motorbike tank bags

Top 5 motorbike tank bags

mcn shop There are plenty of choices out there once you decide that the small smace under your motorbike seat won't do anymore and it's time to get some luggage. A tank bag can be a great option because you...

Five great bank holiday helmet bargains

Five great bank holiday helmet bargains

mcn shop With Autumn looming on the horizon, this bank holiday is a great opportunity to get out and rack up some extra miles on two wheels. If your helmet is a bit past its best, take a look at these...

Top 5 ear plugs for bikers

Top 5 ear plugs for bikers

MCN Shop Did you know that above 50mph the wind noise in your helmet can reach levels of 110dB? That's the equivalent of an electric drill, and it is especially bad when riding in windy conditions. If you...

Top 5 back protectors

Top 5 back protectors

MCN Shop One piece of kit which we recommend is a decent back protector. Much like a lid, they’ve become a riding essential for the MCN team and although not specifically required by law, it's added...

Top 5 open-face helmets

Top 5 open-face helmets

MCN Shop With the summertime weather in full effect, now is the perfect time to invest in an open-face helmet. Perfect for cruising around with the wind in your face, we've compiled five of our favourites from...

Top 4 leather race suits

Top 4 leather race suits

For many riders, the summer time is the pinnacle of the biking year. With longer days and warmer weather, this glorious period is the ideal time for faster rides along your favourite twisties, or...

Top 4 casual style riding boots

Top 4 casual style riding boots

MCN SHOP All bikers like a little bit of attention (come on, be honest) but having people admire your pride and joy or turning to see what's making that great engine noise as you ride through town is much...

Top 3 motorcycle batteries

Top 3 motorcycle batteries

MCN Shop Whether you're new to motorcycling or have been riding for years we've picked our top five batteries from the MCN Shop for you to choose from. Shido Lithium Battery The Shido Lithium battery LT12A-BS...

MCN Shop 5 best deals of the week

MCN Shop 5 best deals of the week

MCN shop HJC FG-ST Lorenzo - Devil 99 - RRP £129.99 (Save £90) Jorge Lorenzo has outstayed his welcome at Ducati despite winning his last two races. Fans will hope he can maintain his new-found form for the...

Best 5 road/race boots for under £325

Best 5 road/race boots for under £325

mcn shop Every biker needs a good pair of boots and while staying safe is important, there's no harm in looking good while you're doing it. So here's MCN's pick of the best motorbike boots from the MCN...

7 of the best new helmets

7 of the best new helmets

MCN shop Arai Renegade V Outline - Gloss Red - £529.99 Designed with those riding cruisers in mind, the Renegade V Outline looks aggressive but is comfortable all day. The interior can be removed for washing...

Top 5 summer gloves

Top 5 summer gloves

MCN Shop So it might not last long, but riding in this glorious sunshine is making us smile. To help you avoid sweaty palms we've selected our top 5 pairs from the MCN Shop. Which would you...

7 best cleaning products for your bike

7 best cleaning products for your bike

MCN Shop We have reached that time of year when you can't always rely on the weather when you go riding. Keeping your bike clean gets much harder when you are picking up dirt and grime from the road in the...

Top 4 helmets for under £100

Top 4 helmets for under £100

MCN Shop We've selected four sub-£100 helmets from the MCN Shop just for you. Which one would you buy? Dexter Optimus Flash – £94.99   Buy Now   This polycarbonate full-face helmet comes with...

Top 10 jackets for Spring

Top 10 jackets for Spring

MCN Shop Spring can be a funny time of year, sometimes it can get mid-summer-hot and sometimes it can snow. We’ve put together a range of jackets that will suit the warmest, coldest and wettest of weather, not...

Top 5 heated motorcycle grips

Top 5 heated motorcycle grips

MCN Shop With the icy cold mornings before the start of most of our days lately, the ride into work is probably getting trickier - especially if the weather is taking its toll. Here at MCN we've picked out our...

You'll look like a top banana with these top 5 Hi-Vis suits!

You'll look like a top banana with these top 5 Hi-Vis suits!

MCN Shop It goes without saying, staying visible remains one of the most important safety aspects when riding. Obvs.  Further from that, styling yourself around a Hi-Vis jacket/vest, let alone a suit, can...

Top 5 sub £100 waterproof boots

Top 5 sub £100 waterproof boots

MCN Shop Keeping your feet warm and dry this winter needn’t cost the earth. Here’s our pick of five best value waterproof boots from the MCN Shop.  Richa Drift Waterproof boot, from £99.99 Sports boot...

Top 5 waterproof gloves for under £100

Top 5 waterproof gloves for under £100

MCN Shop Now the snow has become a distant memory for some and Spring showers are upon us, we've selected five waterproof gloves for under £100, from the MCN Shop and Amazon, for you to choose from. Difi...

Top 5 motorcycle balaclavas

Top 5 motorcycle balaclavas

MCN Shop Balaclavas save your face from the cold, keep you cool in the warm weather and for those who use open-face lids, save you from those damn flies that decide to catapult into your face while riding. So...

4 affordable universal top boxes

4 affordable universal top boxes

MCN Shop We've selected 4 affordable universal top boxes from MCN's Shop just for you. Givi E370N Monolock top case This capacious 37-litre top case is suitable for fitment to bikes, scoots and maxi...

10 winter maintenance essentials

10 winter maintenance essentials

mcn shop Riding in winter can be a chore for some, so they keep their pride and joy locked up tight and kept under cover until spring. But for the avid winter warrior, a bit of cold and salt are nonsense...

Best 5 Shoei helmets for all occasions

Best 5 Shoei helmets for all occasions

Shoei have protected the heads of some of the fastest racers around in the modern era; Wayne Rainey, Marc Marquez Eddie Lawson and John McGuinness to name a few. They're one of the top brands when it...

10 top toasty neck warmers

10 top toasty neck warmers

In winter, you’ll soon notice the effects of not wearing a neck warmer when you give yourself a stinking cold, sore throat and all the rest… It’s a small, and relatively cheap bit of kit with a really...