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Evel Knievel dies, aged 69

Motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel has died at the age of 69. The motorcycle legend had suffered from ill health for several years, and suffered two strokes in June, 2007. His health was also failing due to pulmonary fibrosis, a condition that scarred his lungs. He is reported to have had trouble breathing at his home on Friday night (November 30, ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • General news
  • 30 November 2007

BP relaxes motorcycle helmet rules at petrol stations

BP has announced it has relaxed rules for motorcyclists using petrol stations owned and operated by the firm, meaning you should now be able to fill your motorcycle with petrol without removing your crash helmet. The company has also suggested the petrol stations it doesn't directly own should also relax the motorcycle helmet rule. Gary Worrow, BP's Retail UK health, ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • General news
  • 19 November 2007

MotoGP 07 released for Playstation 2

The official new MotoGP 07 Playstation 2 game is now available with all the riders, motorcycles, teams and tracks from the 2007 MotoGP season. As the 2007 MotoGP season comes to an end with the final Valencia round, you'll now be able to compete in the championship for yourself, along with options to compete in quick races, split-screen multiplayer, time ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • General news
  • 01 November 2007

Cool French custom 2007 Honda Hornets

Having ridden from Peterborough to Paris on my longterm 2007 Honda Hornet, I was feeling a little tired heading into the Paris Motorcyle Show. But the amongst all the new motorcycles on display, something we helped to perk me up was this display of cool Gallic custom Hornets on the main Honda stand. Paintschemes ranged from a Repsol replica to ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • Custom & modified bikes
  • 31 October 2007

BMW officially confirms World Superbike plans for 2009

BMW has confirmed in an official press release that it will enter the 2009 World Superbike championship, as revealed by MCN back in July, with a new team formed during the 2008 season under the management of Motorsport General Manager Berti Hauser, to undertake testing. As detailed by MCN, BMW will use the newly developed 1000 cc in-line four-cylinder motorcycle, and will ...

  • Motorcycle Sport
  • World Superbikes
  • 23 October 2007

See a preview of the Hot Rod film, and play the official game

If you’ve ever dreamt of emulating Evel Kneivel, then the new film Hot Rod will make you glad you never got around to it. With two actors and a director from U.S comedy show Saturday Night Live, and Hollywood comedy star Will Ferrell as an Executive Producer, the film features plenty of laughs and whince-inducing stunts as amateur stuntman Rod Kimble (played ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • General news
  • 03 July 2007

Triumph Tiger stars in revolutionary thriller

The Triumph Tiger 1050 stars in a revolutionary new drama which features a mix of graphic novel, live action, and archive black and white film footage. And you can watch one of the trailers, here. The Many Worlds of Jonas Moore features actor Colin Salmon, who has previously appeared in films including Resident Evil and Bond film: Die Another Day, ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • General news
  • 13 June 2007

Toseland chats about Assen Day One

Watch James Toseland speak to MCN's Michael Guy, following the first day of practice for the World Superbike round at Assen on Sunday, April 29, 2007. Watch more videos on MCN | TV

  • Motorcycle Sport
  • World Superbikes
  • 27 April 2007

British team's Le Mans 24hrs diary

The British Diablo 666 team has competed at the opening round of the 2007 World Endurance Championship at Le Mans. Below is the diary of how the event went for the team over practice, qualifying and the full 24 hours. Final result after 24 hours: The team finished 8th in the SBK class, behind the Phase One team, and 19th ...

  • Motorcycle Sport
  • 23 April 2007

Rob McElnea interview: Part one

Watch part one of an exclusive interview with Virgin Mobile Yamaha team boss Rob McElnea as the British Superbike and Supersport teams test at Croft, alongside the new riders in the Virgin R6 cup. Part one covers the prospects for the British Superbike squad of James Haydon and Tommy Hill, and the all-new British Supersport squad of Billy McConnell and ...

  • Motorcycle Sport
  • British Superbikes
  • 19 March 2007


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