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Cologne Bike Show: Kawasaki W800 streettracker by LSL

Chris Newbigging, 06 October 2010 10:39

German parts firm LSL has created the first customised Kawasaki W800 in the world – a bike so new they’ll have to transfer the parts from the pre-production bike to a customer-spec machine after the show! Kawasaki provided LSL with the 13th pre-production W800 to create the Clubman W800TR, who stripped the bodywork back to just an aluminium rear mudguard ...

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New Yamaha colours

Chris Newbigging, 01 September 2010 17:30

Yamaha has released new colours across the range and made minor tweaks to some models. The ‘highlights’, according to Yamaha are a new linked-brake system on the XVS1300A Midnight Star and XV1900A Midnight Star. Push the rear brake pedal, and both front and rear brakes are operated. Fascinating stuff. Further excitement comes in a new all-black edition of the XT1200Z ...

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Bajaj to raise stake in KTM to 90%

Chris Newbigging, 11 February 2010 14:31

Indian bike-building giant Bajaj has accepted an offer from Austrian firm KTM to up its stake in the on/off road manufacturer from 30% to a controlling 90% share. According to Indian news site The Economic Times KTM invited Bajaj, one of the largest manufacturers of motorcycles and scooters in the world, to raise its current stake of 30% to a ...

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New 123bhp Speed Triple rival

Chris Newbigging, 29 January 2010 16:33

Dutch chassis guru Nico Bakker has built a sexy rival to Triumph’s Speed Triple using the brilliant engine from Suzuki’s TL1000R V-twin. The 123bhp 996cc motor was one of the best engines of the 1990s, but was let down by an inadequate chassis. The surge in naked bike sales has prompted Bakker to rehome the TL lump in a Speed ...

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MCN wants your snow stories and pictures

Chris Newbigging, 06 January 2010 12:19

MCN is trying to find out how the snow and ice is affecting the motorcycling community and industry, and to help we want your stories and pictures.    We want pictures of your bike braving snow covered roads, off-road bikes enjoying the frozen countryside and pictures of your bike stranded at home. We also want to hear about how it’s ...

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Biking Christmas e-cards

Chris Newbigging, 22 December 2009 16:49

In the spirit of saving the environment as well as money, the bike industry increasingly sends out e-cards rather than paper Christmas cards. That also means they can be a bit more personal than a £1.99 pack of 20 cards from Tescos too – so here’s a selection of the cards sent to the MCN office from across the bike ...

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Victory Cross Country bagger is coming to UK

Chris Newbigging, 02 December 2009 13:45

The Victory Cross Country luxury ‘bagger’ is joining the Cross Roads as a late addition to Victory’s UK model line up. Victory says the delay is down to getting type approval for the bikes - Victory is gaining approval for each of it’s model rather than submitting each bike sold to single vehicle approval, but a late development meant that ...

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2010 Suzuki Bandit 1250N: you decide if it comes to UK

Chris Newbigging, 20 November 2009 11:30

Suzuki could reverse its decision not to bring the new Bandit 1250N to the UK – if response to the bike at the NEC Show is positive. Suzuki Bandits for sale The restyled 2010 model is currently not due to be part of the UK range – instead the 2009-spec bike will continue. But Suzuki is bringing the new model ...

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Moto Morini financial troubles latest: "We're working as normal"

Chris Newbigging, 09 October 2009 14:27

Moto Morini has spoken exclusively to MCN about exactly what its recent step in to voluntary liquidation means for owners, buyers and dealers. The Italian manufacturer made the decision to enter in to voluntary liquidation in September after not paying staff or suppliers for the month. Unlike liquidation of a UK company which generally leads to the company being broken ...

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2010 Suzuki Hayabusa and GSX650F colours

Chris Newbigging, 08 October 2009 09:31

The 180bhp Suzuki Hayabusa and the GSX650F all-rounder only get new colours for 2010. The Hayabusa comes in black with orange graphics, metallic blue or a pearl white. Suzuki Hayabusas for sale The GSX650F comes in this striking two-tone blue/white, two-tone black/white or all black. Technically both bikes are unchanged – the Hayabusa keeping the same 1340cc inline-four that pushes ...


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