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Friday funny: Road testers busted for Terrorism!

Liam Marsden, 19 September 2008 13:37

You'd expect road testing motorcycles to be a fairly glamorous affair, with the only dangers being the danger of riding a motorcycle close to its limit, but I bet you never thought road testers would be accused of terrorism! This is exactly what happened while testing a few 125cc supermotos in London recently. Apparently riding in circles outside the Houses ...

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Friday funny: BBQ transportation

Liam Marsden, 16 May 2008 17:02

This motorcyclist was spotted in Australia travelling down the motorway on his Suzuki Intruder 250. He was spotted transporting this BBQ to, well a BBQ. Why didn't he just have the BBQ at his place?    

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Friday funny video: Colin Furze's police wind-up

Chris Newbigging, 09 May 2008 17:09

YouTube prankster Colin Furze has just finished his latest video, a spoof wind-up on a traffic policeman. Colin's channel is best known for his home-made wall of death, but he also comes up with simple gag videos for his YouTube channel.  

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Traffic police learn ballet

Steve Farrell, 04 March 2008 11:03

Bikers are to get traffic directions from cops using ballet moves. Police in the Romanian city of Timisoara are learning ballet in the hope the moves will help calm stressed out motorists stuck in traffic. Dorel Cojan, head of community police, said: “The aim is to develop an ability to regulate traffic and achieve elegance in their movements, which will ...

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Motorcycle police get the Queen lost

Liam Marsden, 12 December 2007 12:23

Motorcycle police outriders got the queen lost in Milton Keynes. The outriders, who were leading the Queens cavalcade from Milton Keynes train station to thehub:mk got lost after taking a wrong turn on the two kilometre journey. The cavalcade then had to turn around to get back to the planned route and the queen arrived only a few minutes late. ...

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Hampshire police ad reveals 'Low Flying Squad'

MCN News Desk, 29 October 2007 17:03

An eagle-eyed MCN reader has emailed this image of a new advert displayed on buses by Hampshire Police. Unfortunately the placing of the advert appears to have overlooked the position of the exhaust pipe.    

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Britain's oldest bikers

Andy Downes, 16 August 2007 12:30

Ten of Britain’s oldest bikers have been recruited by insurance company Bennetts to share some of their experience that totals 689 years and covered more than half-a-million miles between them. Bennetts conducted a nationwide search to find Britain’s oldest bikers to act as ‘special advisors’ to the firm. The four eldest found were ex-bike dealer Cyril McCaw Hopwood, 93, Sid ...

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Detour outrage

Tom Rayner, 24 April 2007 08:58

Thousands of motorists were left fuming last week when a 20-mile diversion brought them right back round to where they started. The detour was set up by contractor Amey as part of a £25million improvement to the M8 near Glasgow airport. Amey has launched an inquiry to discover why road users were sent on a 30-minute loop.

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Hammond's "truly terrible" music debut

Andy Downes, 12 March 2007 11:30

Richard Hammond is joining his fellow Top Gear stars in a band for Comic Relief this Friday in what he describes as a “truly f**king terrible performance”. MCN columnist Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson and James May are barred from revealing any further information about the Comic Relief performance because they don’t want to spoil this surprise part of Top Gear of the ...

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