Skip to content

Motorcycle News

In association with

You looked for...

and found 27 items

Results 1 - 10 of 27

leading article image
rating is 3.5

First Ride: Honda CBR650F

Phil West, 27 June 2014 13:58

Grey things don’t normally engender excitement. Grey is the colour of school socks, toilet roll tubes and accountants’ worsted suits. But here grey is also the colour of one of the most eagerly-awaited bikes of 2014: Honda’s all-new, completely revitalised and reinvented CBR.But if the colour of this world first test bike, the machine we’d prised out of Honda’s grasp ...

leading article image
rating is 3.5

Special K: BMW K1300S Anniversary

Phil West, 28 August 2013 07:30

When it comes to ‘special editions’, BMW pretty much leads the way. Although Ducati and Triumph, in particular, have their own successful lines of ‘specials’ (bikes like the Tricolore or Steve McQueen Bonnie spring to mind), while the UK importers of Suzuki, Kawasaki and Yamaha are increasingly producing ‘Touring’ or ‘Adventure’ Packs and suchlike for existing models, BMW’s ‘Triple Black’, ...

leading article image
rating is 3

Honda CB500X First Ride

Phil West, 02 May 2013 14:34

Phil West,  Executive Editor, is currently testing Honda’s new CB500X, the adventure styled version of it’s new 500 twin A2 licence friendly three bike range, near Barcelona in Spain. These are his first impressions. ‘Honda expect the new X version of its CB series to be the most popular of the three and on this first experience I have got ...

leading article image
rating is 3

Honda CBR500R first ride

Phil West, 18 February 2013 12:50

Honda’s eagerly-awaited new 500 is currently being tested for the first time by MCN’s Phil West on the roads around Tarragona, near Barcelona - and also at the Parc Motor Circuit, these are his first impressions: “We are getting to ride the sport version, the CBR500R and the roadster CB500F on this launch, the adventure styled X version will become ...

leading article image
rating is 3.5

Does The CB1100 Tick The Boxes?

Phil West, 06 February 2013 19:00

It’s been a long time coming – in every sense of the expression – but the CB1100 might, just MIGHT, have made that wait worthwhile. Six years after the prototype was first unveiled at the 2007 Tokyo Show and a further three since a domestic market version went on sale in Japan in 2010, the Euro-spec version of the CB1100, ...

leading article image
rating is 3

Youth experiment: Kymco K-Pipe

Phil West, 31 January 2013 12:00

This bike is the freshest breath of air in small capacity motorcycling in years. There, I’ve said it. It could also be exactly what’s needed if today’s youth are ever going to get back into motorcycling in a big way. For the moment, let’s leave its name, manufacturer and country of origin to one side (rest assured, however, they’re not ...

leading article image
rating is 3.5

Video: Honda CB1100 first ride

Phil West, 23 January 2013 13:12

MCN Executive Editor Phil West traveled to Valencia in Spain last week to ride Honda's completely new CB1100 retro roadster. Check out his opinions on Honda's brand new link to the past!

leading article image
rating is 3

Honda CB1100 Launch – First Impressions

Phil West, 16 January 2013 11:04

Honda’s new CB1100 Retro Roadster is currently being put through its paces in the countryside around Valencia, Spain, by MCN’s Executive Editor, Phil West. These are his first impressions, ahead of a full test report in next week’s MCN. “Honda has certainly done its homework with the new CB1100, the detailing is fabulous, right down to the CB750 look alike taillight ...

leading article image
rating is 3

BMW K1300S HP first ride

Phil West, 29 March 2012 15:28

With the new K1300S HP (for High Performance), BMW has taken one of its established, but aging standards, and sought to both extend its shelf-life and broaden its appeal by producing a limited edition, 'blinged-up' incarnation. The recipe is simple: tweak the cosmetics with a sprinkling of carbon fibre, tinted screen and model-specific paint job; add some substance by way ...

leading article image
rating is 3.5

First ride! 2012 Kawasaki ZZR1400

Phil West, 19 January 2012 10:52

Kawasaki’s updated 2012 ZZR1400 is currently being put through its paces by MCN Senior Road Tester Adam Child at the enormous Nardo speed testing facility in southern Italy. This is what he’s so far had to say: “So far I’ve ridden the new ZZR1400 around Nardo’s handling circuit and around the amazing 7km-long circular top speed bowl. “The biggest immediate ...

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