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Video: Jumping motorcycles in to the sea

Laura Kennerley, 04 December 2009 17:20

Check out this video of crazy Lebonese bikers competing to see who can jump furthest in to the sea. We're not sure what happened to the bikes when they'd finished, or why they thought it was a good idea to launch themselves plus bikes in to the sea either. Watch the video here

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Ducati Multistrada 1200 prices confirmed

Laura Kennerley, 03 December 2009 12:57

The new Ducati Multistrada 1200 will cost £10,995 in its standard spec, it has been confirmed today. Ducatis for sale Ducati UK manager Tim Maccabee hinted it would carry a £10,000 plus price when the GS rival was launched in Milan in November, but this has now been confirmed.  The two trick S versions, the Sport and Touring models will ...

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Britain’s got biking talent with Carole Nash: Ducati Monster Chop

Laura Kennerley, 30 November 2009 14:57

Owner: Lee Robinson, 37, from Blackpool  Why this bike? I wanted to build something the same size as me! I’m 6ft 4in, and decided to build a nice chopper like I’d seen them do on TV. Modifications: I wanted it to have the characteristics of a Ducati, but with a few inches added in here and there to make it ...

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Britain’s Hesketh brand enters electric bike market

Laura Kennerley, 16 November 2009 13:51

Newly revived British firm Hesketh Motorcycles has joined forces with New Vetrix to launch a zero emissions scooter. The Hesketh HZE-Vectrix scooter has been designed for the commuter market, and will reach a top speed of 60mph with a range of 50 miles between charges. It goes from 0-50 in 6.8 seconds and is powered by a 125v battery, which ...

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New Viper super cruiser launched

Laura Kennerley, 12 November 2009 16:32

This is the Diamondback, the new super cruiser from American firm Viper. It has a Viper 152 cubic inch all billet short stroke v-twin, which the company claims is the most powerful production v-twin in the world. It is claimed to produce 144 ft/lbs torque at 3000rpm. The Diamondback has carbon bodywork, on-the-fly adjustable air-ride suspension which can change ride ...

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Would watching a celebrity ride a bike encourage your non-biking friends to get on two wheels?

Laura Kennerley, 02 October 2009 11:51

The British motorcycle industry believes it will and has launched a £4m campaign to encourage the masses to consider buying a bike. They have enlisted the help of eight celebs to do this – so far pop star Simon Webbe from Blue and England cricketer Darren Gough have taken up the challenge. Are they the right celebs to get your ...

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Roland Sands new custom

Laura Kennerley, 25 September 2009 14:58

American custom-guru Roland Sands has created this custom 2007 Harley-Davidson Softail for American professional skateboarder Ryan Sheckler. See more Roland Sands creations Harley-Davidsons for sale These pictures, published in Sands blog show what happened with Sheckler came to collect the bike.

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Classic bikes, Hailwood and Read memoriblia on offer at Stafford Show

Laura Kennerley, 18 September 2009 10:07

A selection of classic bikes, including a Velocette KTT MkVII, previously owned by the Swedish TT rider, will go under the hammer at the Stafford Show next month. A rare ex-works Vincent Rapide – ‘KAR 223’ - which was ridden by Arthur Merrett in the 1948 International Six Days Trial held at San Remo, Italy is also being flogged. The ...

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Do you know Britain’s most prolific crasher?

Laura Kennerley, 09 September 2009 15:55

Does one of your mate’s deserve the title Britain’s worst crasher? MCN is searching for the rider who has notched up the most spills during his track day antics to award this inauspicious title too.     Our search has been inspired by Andy “Spudy” James, whose mates chucked his damaged Yamaha R6 in a skip after his latest track day ...

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Britain's best selling bike is a 125

Laura Kennerley, 08 September 2009 14:44

Yamaha’s YZF R125 was the best selling bike in the UK for the second month running.  Top 5 125cc sports bikes Find a 125cc motorcycle for sale The single cylinder machine, with MotoGP inspired technology, was snapped up by 198 riders, helping make Yamaha the best selling brand in Britain last month.  Top 10 coolest 125cc motorcycles Figures released by ...


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