Skip to content

Motorcycle News

In association with

You looked for...

and found 47 items

Results 1 - 10 of 47

leading article image
rating is 5

BMW launches retro-fit cornering ABS for HP4

Andy Downes, 21 July 2014 11:27

BMW has become the first manufacturer to launch cornering ABS for a sportsbike which will available as a retro-fit option on the S1000RR HP4 from October.The new system is called ABS Pro and it’s expected this will be the first of many models being offered with the Bosch-developed ABS system that works to stop the bike crashing even when hard ...

leading article image
rating is 5

New Triumph finance and free accessories offers

Andy Downes, 29 January 2014 10:36

Triumph has unveiled a new series of finance and accessory offers on a large section of new bikes sold from February 1 with up to £1215 of free accessories on some bikes. The offers cover virtually every bike on sale at the moment and not only are there accessory deals but a new range of PCP (Personal Contract Purchase) deals ...

leading article image
rating is 5

Save Brighton Speed Trials campaign launched

Andy Downes, 02 January 2014 11:08

A campaign has been launched to save Brighton’s historic seafront Speed Trials following the decision of the city council to axe the event after 108 years.Brighton and Hove City Council is planning to block permission to grant a licence for the event; a decision the council says follows a fatal accident in 2012 when a sidecar passenger was killed but ...

leading article image
rating is 5

Lembit Opik joins MAG full-time

Andy Downes, 04 December 2013 12:10

Former Liberal Democrat MP Lembit Opik has been recruited as Director of Communications and Public Affairs for the Motorcycle Action Group (MAG) to work for the organisation full-time. Opik was an MP from 1997 until 2010 when he lost his seat in Montgomeryshire in Wales but he has been a lifelong motorcyclist and will now be working with MAG to ...

leading article image
rating is 5

Staff Blog: My cleaning confession

Andy Downes, 23 September 2013 16:46

I know some (most) people don’t enjoy cleaning motorcycles but for me it’s a seriously satisfying part of riding bikes and I’ve just spent three hours working on the Ducati Multistrada 1200 S Touring this weekend.The result, I hope you will agree, manages to completely hide the fact the bike has 8000 miles on the clock under the gleaming exterior ...

leading article image
rating is 5

Round Britain charity ride calls for riders

Andy Downes, 26 July 2013 16:51

A motorcyclist riding 4000 miles around the British coastline to raise cash for charity is calling for support from other riders as he makes his way around the country.Paul Newman from Cambridge will be leaving on September 1 on a ride following the British coastline as closely as possible on a journey of 4000 miles with the target of raising ...

leading article image
rating is 5

Ducati factory escapes earthquake damage

Andy Downes, 21 June 2013 15:42

The Ducati factory in Bologna has been evacuated after being hit by an earthquake earlier today; no damage has been reported and there are no casualties but the entire workforce has been sent home in case of aftershocks. The Bologna area was hit by an earthquake of magnitude 5.2 earlier today, just five months after the region was hit by ...

leading article image
rating is 5

Win a prize for the best Ride to Work Day picture!

Andy Downes, 13 June 2013 14:46

MCN is offering a free HJC IS-17 Jorge Lorenzo replica helmet worth £180 for the best Ride to Work Day picture sent in to us to celebrate the event happening on Monday June 17. One winner will receive the first prize of the newly launched HJC IS-17 in their chosen size and either black or white versions thanks to distributors ...

leading article image
rating is 5

Bikers arrested over motorway marriage blockade

Andy Downes, 13 March 2013 16:11

Four men, including the groom-to-be have been arrested following a marriage proposal in which hundreds of bikers blocked a Californian motorway. The groom and three friends were all arrested for the ‘investigation of misdemeanour public nuisance’ and ‘participating in an unlawful assembly’. The 24-year-old groom, Hector Martinez of Covina, California was also arrested for investigation of ‘exhibition of speed’. As ...

leading article image
rating is 5

Indian shows new engine in ‘Spirit of Munro’

Andy Downes, 11 March 2013 14:32

As well as launching a new engine in the form of the 1819cc V-twin Thunder Stroke 111 the firm has also shown off this one-off tribute to the Burt Munro Indian speed record holding machine. Indian is now under the ownership of the massive Polaris Industries parent company and is aiming to completely overhaul America’s oldest motorcycle firm and take ...

Results

Compare Insurance

Save money by comparing quotes. It's quick and easy

Motorcycles for sale

 

It's only £13.99 to advertise your motorcycle on MCN

Sell your Motorcycle

Motorcycle pricing tool

New! Find used bike prices

MCN Shop

With over 18,000 products, MCN shop is the best place to buy your biking kit