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Tamburini-designed bikes for sale

MCN, 17 April 2014 10:37

On April 5 2014 motorcycle designer Massimo Tamburini passed away at the age of 70. Tamburini is arguably the most influential motorcycle designer of modern times, and was responsible for designing the beatiful Ducati 916 and equally stunning MV Agusta F4 - which remains the same today. Although there'll be no new Tamburini-designed motorcycles, we have some of his most iconic ...

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Massimo Tamburini passes away

Liam Marsden, 07 April 2014 09:28

Massimo Tamburini, the legendary Italian designer of the iconic Ducati 916 and MV Agusta F4, has passed away at the age of 70. He was diagnosed with lung cancer in November 2013. Before designing the Ducati 916, Tamburini founded Bimota in 1973, along with Valerio Bianchi and Giuseppe Morri. The company would use Japanese engines and focus on improving the ...

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Ducati's first stab at a retro bike

Liam Marsden, 02 April 2014 16:04

Ducati looks set to join the retro class within just a few months after a Scrambler test mule was spotted undergoing tests on the roads recently. Ducati may be a little late to the recent retro trend, but less than 10 years ago they were ahead of the game - releasing the GT1000 and Sport 1000 machines in 2005. Releasing ...

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Ducati Panigale stolen in London tracked down in Lithuania

MCN, 27 March 2014 16:09

A Ducati 899 Panigale stolen in London was recovered more than 1000 miles away in Lithuania recently - just 36 hours after going missing - thanks to the tracking unit hidden on the bike. The recovery of the bike is the furthest recorded by tracking company BikeTrac, and saw the firm's stolen vehicle operators working through the night to keep ...

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Suzuki increases V-Strom service intervals

Andy Downes, 27 January 2014 11:13

Suzuki has increased the service intervals to 12 months or 7500 miles for the new V-Strom 1000 and announced it will be in dealers next month. The new V-Strom 1000 has been very well received and MCN rates it as a highly accomplished adventure bike, great value and it was only the initial prospect of 3500 mile service intervals that ...

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Festival of 1000 Bikes cancelled

Andy Downes, 14 January 2014 16:22

The Vintage Motor Cycle Club (VMCC) has been forced to cancel the 2014 running of the Festival of 1000 Bikes following the months of speculation and turmoil at Mallory Park racing circuit which has only recently been resolved. Mallory Park was eventually placed into administration in late 2013 and it was only later that new operators Real Motor Sport Ltd ...

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Thousands of BMWs need fuel fix

Andy Downes, 09 January 2014 16:16

BMW GB will be writing to a wide range of owners of thousands of BMW motorcycles to inform them of a fix to potential cracks in fuel pump flanges which can cause fuel leaks. BMW is anxious to point out this is not a matter for panic, there have been no safety issues related to this in the UK but ...

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The real story of The Great Escape

MCN, 24 December 2013 09:00

If there’s one film scene which everyone remembers it’s the bike chase in The Great Escape. After dozens of failed escape attempts ‘The Cooler King’, played by the inimitable Steve McQueen, finally makes it to within sight of freedom. He roars across the countryside on his stolen BMW pursued by a hoard of manic Nazi motorcyclists intent on his death. ...

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Ducati Multistrada owners wanted

MCN, 13 December 2013 11:24

MCN is on the hunt for Ducati Multistrada owners. Specifically we're looking for current owners of the original 620 and 1000/1100 models as well as the current 1200cc model. We'll be using the information to help with our article and there may be a chance you get featured in the paper. Just fill out the information below and email it ...

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Video: NEW 2014 V-Strom 1000 Suzuki's Back!

MCN, 11 December 2013 14:06

After teasing with images and pre-production models of their new 1000 adventure bike for over a year, we finally got the chance to ride Suzuki's new V-Strom. With a sub £10k price and ABS and traction as standard, will it deliver, or is it too little too late? brightcove.createExperiences();

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