Skip to content

Motorcycle News

In association with

You looked for...

and found 26 items

Results 1 - 10 of 26

leading article image
rating is 3

Akrapovic Morsus: If Carlsberg built custom bikes...

Trevor Franklin, 27 December 2011 14:00

Factory customs don’t get any more ‘factory’ than this. Say hello to Morsus, a unique custom machine built for aftermarket exhaust giant Akrapovic. They commissioned specialists Dreamachine Motorcycles of Slovenia to build a bike to promote Akrapovics new range of custom exhausts. Morsus is the result. And what a result. It went from drawing to finished article in just two-and-a-half ...

leading article image
rating is 3

New Honda Fireblade still on top after 20 years

Trevor Franklin, 03 December 2011 12:00

Honda’s legendary Fireblade is 20-years-old and while the weight, shape and engine capacity in fact everything about it has changed since Tadao Baba’s rule-changing 1992 original, the fact that Honda has retained the Fireblade moniker for its ultimate superbike proves just how important this model is to the Big H. Oh, and so does the impressive sales figure of 445,208 ...

leading article image
rating is 3

Ducati's 848 Streetfighter overpowers Triumph Street Triple R

Trevor Franklin, 17 November 2011 13:06

Ducati say their Streetfighter 848 is suitable for riders who want Ducati’s legendary sports bike performance without the head down, arse up seating stance of a race replica. And our world first group test proves they are right. The Streetfighter 848 is Ducati’s usable naked Streetfighter (unlike its bigger brother), complete with traction control, data log facility and modern day ...

leading article image
rating is 3

Aprilia SR Max 300: Taken to the Max

Trevor Franklin, 07 October 2011 14:26

Aprilia’s new SR Max 300 fits neatly into the overcrowded maxi-scooter class, but with a less than subtle difference from its rivals – the Aprilia actually looks exciting to ride. With styling allegedly based on the RSV4 superbike – a little far-fetched, although the black/red colour scheme is eye-catching and the angular layout of the bike is striking – it ...

leading article image
rating is 3.5

Husqvarna SMS4 125: Teenage kicks - Husky style

Trevor Franklin, 12 September 2011 14:12

While we await the arrival of the Nuda 900, Husqvarna's new F800-powered supermoto, two other equally important models from the now BMW-owned but Italian-based company have gone on sale. The SMS4 125 and TE125 are 124.45cc, four-stroke, learner-legal machines styled to mimic the company's off-road competition bikes. Both bikes are a big departure from the unrestricted 125cc two-strokes Husqvarna are ...

leading article image
rating is 3

2011 BMW R1200R first ride!

Trevor Franklin, 05 April 2011 16:16

MCN Chief Road Tester Trevor Franklin is currently in deepest Wales testing the new BMW R1200R, it’s the last of the Boxer engine range to receive the new four valve DOHC engine; first seen on the BMW HP-2 Sport in 2009. Here are his first impressions:“The power output is a claimed 110bhp but it’s the 84ftlb torque that is most ...

leading article image
rating is 3.5

Honda CBR125R first ride: it's good

Trevor Franklin, 18 March 2011 16:33

After seven years on sale the CBR125R was a global success. Easy to ride from the moment the key is inserted with a low seat, soft, forgiving handling and dependable four-stroke engine all made the CBR a hit with style-conscious youths and tight adults alike. But sales were waning. Despite a higher price tag, Yamaha’s YZF125R was eroding the CBR125’s ...

leading article image
rating is 3

Enfield Fury first ride - 'More like slightly miffed…'

Trevor Franklin, 30 December 2010 07:30

It might look slightly odd, wrapping a worthy old Royal Enfield in US flat-track clothing, but there’s genuine history here. But whether the new Fury credibly delivers that character and history is a different matter...   Find an enfield for sale The Fury has a clean-running, gutsy lump full of character and is a big piece of an Enfield’s old school charm. ...

leading article image
rating is 3.5

Kawasaki ZX-10R first ride update - 'a formidable weapon'

Trevor Franklin, 18 November 2010 16:22

MCN’s Chief Road Tester Trevor Franklin is Qatar at the world launch of Kawasaki’s new ZX-10R. He’s just completed a day’s riding and sent this report. Find a Kawasaki ZX-10R for sale “Evening has descended upon the Losil circuit, and with it the temperature has dropped to a more relaxing 28 degrees.     “The new Kawasaki ZX-10R has shown that it ...

leading article image
rating is 3.5

Ultimate used motorbike buyer's guide: Suzuki SV650

Trevor Franklin, 03 March 2010 11:11

Has there been a better bike than the Suzuki SV650 to make the jump from learner-legal machinery to the world of horsepower and big-bike riding qualities? It’s a debateable question, but when you consider 20,700 SV650s have been bought over the ten years it’s been on sale in the UK (1999 up until December 2009), we can safely say the ...

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