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World%X92s wildest Triumph Rocket III?

Whether you like American custom styles or not, it%X92s impossible to deny the DuSold designs Triumph Rocket III grabs attention. The 2300cc Triumph Rocket III engine is barely recognisable under a coat of blue and turquoise paint, and the long, muted standard exhaust pipes are replaced with short open pipe that snake down from the motorcycle%X92s exhaust ports. Unbelievably, custom motorcycle...



Save when buying a Craft helmet

If you are thinking of buying a Craft helmet, see if you can buy it via Europe rather than in the UK. For example, Craft's European website charges EUR185 for an RX6 (approx %XA3135) whereas all its British agents charge %XA3199. Only one snag - the European website refuses to sell goods to customers in the UK, forcing British bikers to...

  • Created 21 May 2007 14:22 by Paul Rodmell
  • Last comment 5 years ago ago by dcws80


CBF1000 battlefield modification

Got a new CBF1000 two weeks ago & I love it. Really love it. However, I've encountered a problem when using the centrestand. The exhaust heat-shield is a razor-sharp piece of stainless steel. It has cut my right Altberg boot, which I also love, to ribbons. I've had to make a battlefield modification. I've drilled 3 small holes in the...



Research Confirms The Dangers Of Motorbikes To Erectile Function

Just read about this, and thought fellow bikers might find it of note... Just glad I swopped my ZX-9R for a BMW ;-) Nice comfy seat! "New research confirms previous findings regarding the link between the use of motorbikes and higher rates of erectile dysfunction." Here is the original study... Nigel.

  • Created 26 November 2008 11:02 by article22


Pan Europeans pose "serious" risk says coroner

A coroner speaking at the inquest of a deceased police motorcyclist says that Honda Pan Europeans pose a %X93serious and continual%X94 threat to lives.Coroner Dr James Adeley said he intends to write to every chief constable in England and Wales warning them of the %X93catastrophic result%X94 which can occur with the Honda motorbike.The inquest in Lancaster heard Pc Shreeve lost control of his vehicle after it began to shake violently while travelling at high speed.After Shreeve%X92s death the Pan European was tested with comprehensive safety checks and in one such test an examiner broke his leg and fractured both wrists...

  • Created 30 April 2007 10:19 by TomRayner
  • Last comment 7 years ago ago by Mr.Number


%XA320m Gatso refund

Hampshire Police will have to refund up to %XA320m to 250.000 motorists because a Gatso camera on the A27 at Fareham in Hampshire had incorrect warning signs and therefore the 40mph limit had no backing in law. The judge ruled in Portmouths Magistrates Court that ''All speeding tickets where the signs are wrong must now be dismissed'' Even Paul Smith of...



Tescos and helmets

Tesco again, in Kingsway, Dundee.Here is the emails I sent to Tesco and the replies I recieved. Me: Dear Sir/Madam, On Saturday 9th of June I went into the Tesco garage, Kingsway, Dundee to purchase petrol for my motorcycle trip up North that day. When I had paid for my petrol I was informed by the young girl behind the...

  • Created 01 January 2008 12:52 by Lesley Adam
  • Last comment 7 years ago ago by TT600JCC


Bikers to go free over Southampton bridge on their motorcycles

After 16 years of tolls, bikers can now cross the Itchen Bridge in Southampton without paying for their travels. Southampton council currently charge 20 pence for motorcyclists crossing the bridge. But after much lobbying from the Southampton Motorcycle Action Group the council has decided to scrap the charge from as early as next year (2008), although they will lose %XA320,000 a...



Video: Behind the scenes of Bennetts 2008 babe calendar

Here we have an exclusive video, from behind the scenes of the 2008 Bennetts Babes calendar photo shoot. To download the 2008 screensaver calendar, which features some of the beauties from the British Superbike Championship grid girls click here.   Zoom & Watch more videos on MCN | TV // By use of this code snippet, I agree to the Brightcove Publisher T...



New bike registrations up by 8.6%

Registrations of new powered two-wheelers rose by 8.6% in 2007 compared with 2006 figures, whilst passenger car registrations only rose by 2.5%. New motorcycle registrations rose by 9.7%, while scooters rose by 9.1%. Mopeds were 4% up on the 2006 figure. The Yamaha YBR125 was the biggest selling powered two-wheeler, with 2272 bikes sold. The next biggest selling motorcycle was the GSX-R1000...

  • Created 21 January 2008 12:00 by MCN
  • Last comment 7 years ago ago by davidh36


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