October

Secondhand surprises

Secondhand surprises

Bikes for sale I recently mentioned being wary of modified bikes. There are, of course, some bikes for which there’s a whole aftermarket industry supplying parts. A lot of European bikes support this sort of...

Bike of the day takeover special: Yamaha RD250 DX

Bike of the day takeover special: Yamaha RD250 DX

Bikes for sale Today's bike of the day is this Yamaha RD250 DX and comes recommended by MCN's Deputy Editor Richard Newland. Rich says "It's hard to be sure just how good or bad this one is from the single...

Bikes catching our eye this week

Bikes catching our eye this week

Bikes for sale MCN's Used Bike expert Neil Murray has picked two bikes that are catching his attention this week and is giving you the low-down on each.   1973 CZ 380 classic motocrosser - £2950 Seller...

Bikes for sale: Old-school sportsbikes

Bikes for sale: Old-school sportsbikes

Bikes for sale To many the '90s represent the heyday of motorcycling in Britain and now some of the greatest bikes from that era are on the verge of rocketing in value. Grab yourself a lairy '90s bargain while you...

Bike of the day: Aprilia Tuono 1000

Bike of the day: Aprilia Tuono 1000

Bikes for sale Today's bike of the day is Aprilia's Tuono 1000.   Seller says "2003, 53-reg, 10,784 miles. Silver/grey Good condition Recent full service, inc fork seals, MOT until Aug 2017 Power Commander...

Why selling a modified bike isn’t the best idea…

Why selling a modified bike isn’t the best idea…

Bikes for sale As a rule, I tend to avoid modified bikes. Generally, this is because they are changed to one particular person’s idea of what they should be, do or look like, and that limits their appeal. Another...

Bike of the day: Yamaha MT-07

Bike of the day: Yamaha MT-07

Bikes for sale Today's bike of the day is this low mileage Yamaha MT-07. Seller says "Yamaha MT-07 ABS Race Blu/Silver 2015 '65' Registered. Very low milage, clean, one owner bike. HPI Checked OK. Just serviced with...

Bike of the day: Triumph Street Triple 675

Bike of the day: Triumph Street Triple 675

Bikes for sale Today's bike of the day is a revelation: light, fast, fun, agile, sounds great, stylish, cool and cheap, too. It's Triumph's Street Triple 675. Seller says "Black Street Triple, TAX until June 2017,...

Bike of the day: Yamaha XVS50 Midnight Star

Bike of the day: Yamaha XVS50 Midnight Star

Bikes for sale The question for today's bike of the day is whether you fancy yourself on a large bike? Because this Yamaha does everything a larger custom does and is considerably cheaper. Therefore the XVS50...

Prizes: Get your hands on lots of lovely goodies

Prizes: Get your hands on lots of lovely goodies

Win It We've got loads of great prizes up for grabs, here's a selection for you to have a go at winning! Sportsbikeshop Gift Voucher, £50 Sportsbikeshop are the U.K’s number one online retailer of...

Bike of the day: Kawasaki ER-6N

Bike of the day: Kawasaki ER-6N

Bikes for sale Today's bike of the day is this super low mileage Kawasaki ER-6N  Seller says "929 Genuine Miles with Documentation. Dry Weather Use Only. Mot , Scottoiler, Paddock stand bobbins, Trickle Charge...

Avoid paying over the odds for a used bike

Avoid paying over the odds for a used bike

Bikes for sale You must have blinked at the prices some bikes sell for on eBay. Private sale used bikes sometimes go for more than you’d pay a dealer for them; sometimes even close to discounted new prices. Yes, you...

Bike of the day: Ducati Multistrada 1200S

Bike of the day: Ducati Multistrada 1200S

Bikes for sale Today's bike of the day is Britain's best road bike, the 2016 Ducati Multistrada 1200S. Seller says "My beautiful, fully loaded, barely run-in Multistrada is nearly £4000 savings from new. I'm...

How are 600s making more money than 1000s?

How are 600s making more money than 1000s?

Bikes for sale Sometimes you have to marvel at how little money is required to score a really good bike. I was bidding on a 1996 Honda VFR750, with 23,000 miles, a mature owner and a host of useful extras including...

Bike of the Day: Triumph Tiger 1200 Explorer

Bike of the Day: Triumph Tiger 1200 Explorer

Bikes for sale Today's bike of the day is this one-owner Triumph Tiger 1200 Explorer Seller says "Crystal White Triumph Explorer 1200 in Excellent condition with only 14376 miles full Triumph service history and one...

Bike of the day: Ducati Streetfighter 1100

Bike of the day: Ducati Streetfighter 1100

Bikes for sale Today's bike of the day is this one-owner Ducati Streetfighter 1100. Seller says "Comes with Ducati race ECU, Termignoni end cans, aftermarket air filter, quick action throttle, sintered brake pads,...

Bike of the day: Honda Crosstourer

Bike of the day: Honda Crosstourer

Bikes for sale Today's bike of the day is this one-owner Honda Crosstourer. Seller says "This one owner Highlander Crosstourer comes with all the Highlander kit and a tank bag also. In great condition with a very...

Bikes for sale: Cheap and cheerful new Chinese bargains

Bikes for sale: Cheap and cheerful new Chinese bargains

Bikes for sale Chinese bikes have come on a long way in recent years. With the reputation that they once had for poor reliability more a less a thing of the past, they’re becoming a genuine alternative to Japanese...

Bike of the day: Yamaha MT-07

Bike of the day: Yamaha MT-07

Bikes for sale Today's bike of the day is this Yamaha MT-07. Seller says "I Bought this bike Brand New on 12/05/2015 at Metropolis Vauxhall Dealer, Still Under Yamaha Manufactory Warranty Until 12/05/2017, Full Main...

Bike of the day: Triumph Daytona 675

Bike of the day: Triumph Daytona 675

Bikes for sale Today's bike of the day is this Triumph Daytona 675. Seller says "Stunning bike in graphite grey with tinted screen. It's triple engine has a gorgeous sound. The bodywork is in excellent condition...

Bike of the day: BMW C Evolution

Bike of the day: BMW C Evolution

Bikes for sale Today's bike of the day is this extremely low mileage BMW C Evolution. MCN says "BMW's first foray into electric motorcycles (okay, scooters) should be commended, and as electric bikes go it's one of...

Bikes for sale: Outgoing models

Bikes for sale: Outgoing models

Bikes for sale New bike season is finally here, and it kicked off in style with bags of new models unveiled at the Intermot Show in Cologne, but if you're not interested in having the latest bike some of the...