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Sheene 10 Years On: Sheene the Mate

It will be 10 years next week since the tragic death of Britain’s greatest ever grand prix star. In part one of our exclusive three-part tribute to Barry Sheene – the mate, the father, and the rival – we hear from best friend and former team-mate Steve Parrish. When did you first meet Barry?It was Brands Hatch, 1974, I was ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • General news
  • 30 March 2013

Guy Martin creates own tea blend with competition winner

Guy Martin has created a bespoke tea blend with Bennetts Biker Dream competiton winner Rachel Heath from Chesterfield. The 23-year-old's dream was to have a cuppa with the TV and TT star, but he went one better – creating a special blend of tea just for the two of them, when they met at the Yorkshire Tea factory on Monday. ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • General news
  • 16 November 2011

Kawasaki refuses to deny new Versys 1000 adventure bike

Kawasaki is refusing to deny the authenticity of a new 1000cc Versys that appears in spy shots emerging from French online motorcycle magazine, saying simply it 'has no details' about the bike, suggesting an official EICMA launch may be imminent. The Versys, clearly bearing '1000' decals and sporting what appears to be Z1000 main frame and engine, with a ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • New bikes
  • 12 October 2011

Triumph Announces 'Young Guns' Finalists

The three finalists in Triumph's Young Guns initiative are Adam Robinson (17), Lee Jackson (16) and Chrissy Rouse (16). They were the three riders to most impress judges – including Frankie Chili and MCN editor Marc Potter – during a season spent being coached and assessed on their riding skills, fitness, attitude and ability to use a variety of media ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • General news
  • 10 October 2011

World's top 5 worst exhausts

There's little doubt we are leaving the age of the aftermarket end-can. With legislation tightening, Daily Mail readers not going deaf in sufficient numbers and many simply becoming annoyed by the sound of their own engine spinning at an apparent 46,000rpm let alone anyone else's, the first rung of the bike modification ladder is rotting away. A decade ago such ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • General news
  • 07 October 2011

Nick Sanders approaches record on Super Tenere: "This may never be repeated again, and for good reason"

By the time you read this, Nick Sanders will be 10 days away from becoming the only person ever to complete three complete and consecutive transits of the total 15 000 mile length of the Americas – that’s the very top of Alaska to the very bottom of South America in Tierra del Fuego,Argentina, three times non-stop, two of the ...

  • Riding & Events
  • Touring & travel
  • 14 July 2011

Motus durability tests the MST-01 in public on 'American Sport Tour'

American sports-tourer start-up Motus has announced plans to very publicly test/demonstrate the durability of its MST-01 on a 7,000-mile trans-USA tour. Prototypes of the 161bhp V4 sports-tourer will complete a round-trip from Birmingham, Alabama, where Motus is headquartered, via the Laguna Seca round of MotoGP. The tour starts July 11 and will also be used to meet with potential dealers, ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • New bikes
  • 06 July 2011

VIDEO: Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC SE v some Datsun – are bike firms growing their balls back?

Look at bike ads from decades passed and you come away thinking some manufacturers today aren’t fighting hard enough for the customers they have. Most of all, why did they ever decide to let cars get away with selling themselves as fast or exciting or reasonably priced? So we're pleased to see a tentative return to the glory days with ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • New bikes
  • 23 June 2011

New MV Agusta F3-based ‘Hypermotard’ in the works

MV Agusta F3 designer Morton says a third F3-based bike - in addition to the expected naked Brutale variant, styled by an Italian colleague - is in the works. He tells MCN: “Since concluding the F3, I have been assigned to the Street Motard project. It's an entirely new category of motorcycle for us so I have had more freedom ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • New bikes
  • 14 June 2011

MV Agusta F3: How it could have looked, how it does sound

MV Agusta’s radically small, sexy and advanced new triple – which is heard for the first time in this video from an MV owners group event in Italy – started life in even more extreme form, its British designer has revealed. How the new F3 sounds Speaking for the first time about the 140bhp, 675cc machine – which looks set ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • New bikes
  • 14 June 2011


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