Skip to content

Motorcycle News

In association with

Find

You looked for...

and found 401 items

Matches found in Motorcycle News

Results 1 - 10 of 401

MCN at new Ducati Diavel launch today

MCN is at the world launch of the second-generation Ducati Diavel in the south of France today.  Senior Road Tester Michael Neeves will be riding the revised sports cruiser, which features Ducati’s new 1198cc Dual Spark Testastretta 11° V-twin engine, first seen in the updated Multistrada last year. Ducati says it’s smoother and gruntier than before, making the same 162bhp, ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • First rides & tests
  • 28 March 2014

Product Review: Marks & Spencer thermal long pants

Marks & Spencer thermal long pants, £14-£35 Time used: Over 20 years What’s good? I can’t remember exactly when I bought these, but I know they’re from M&S and I got them in my late teens to wear on skiing holidays. They’re so old that the words have worn off the label, so I don’t even know what they’re made ...

  • Motorcycle Products
  • Parts & accessories
  • 11 March 2014

Product review: Motovudu2

Motovudu 2, Dark art of Performance, £19.99Tester: Michael NeevesTime used: All 93 pages in two sittingsWhat’s good? Ex-500cc GP and WSB star Simon Crafar’s first book dealt with all the riding tips you need to go fast around a track, from the perspective of a man who’s won at the very highest level. Reading the first Motovudu, and getting tuition ...

  • Motorcycle Products
  • Parts & accessories
  • 25 February 2014

Product Review: Stan Stephens: The Mechanic Who Got Lucky

Stan Stephens: The Mechanic Who Got Lucky, £19 Time used: 338 pages in three sittings What’s good? Growing up riding and racing in the late 80s, Stan Stephens was the man who tuned the fastest engines and was as much a racing hero to me as Schwantz and Rainey. Based in various locations in and around Brands Hatch over the ...

  • Motorcycle Products
  • Parts & accessories
  • 18 February 2014

Product Review: Cold Killers Hot Hood

Cold Killers Hot Hood: £16.99 Time used: Three months. What’s good? For years I’ve wrapped myself up from neck to two in warm riding kit to stave off the worst of really cold temperatures on long trips, but I’ve relied solely on my Arai to keep my head warm, which doesn’t always work. This is the first time I’ve ever ...

  • Motorcycle Products
  • Parts & accessories
  • 11 February 2014

Yamaha MT-07 launch today

MCN Senior Road Tester Michael Neeves is at the launch of the new Yamaha MT-07 in Lanzarote today. Priced at just £5199 when it goes on sale in dealers later this month, the new Yamaha has a 74bhp 689cc parallel twin-cylinder engine and weighs just 179kg, making it attractive for new and experienced riders alike. Its closest rivals will be ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • First rides & tests
  • 11 February 2014

Product Review: Cold Killers Sport Top

Cold Killers Sport Top: £54.99 Time used: Five months What’s good? Winter’s fully embedded now and I’ve been wearing this top as part of my ‘layering-up’ routine, under my Gore-Tex kit and one/two-piece leathers while testing, travelling and commuting. The British-made pull-over top is thin enough to fit comfortably under leathers, but is also effective at keeping me warm. It’s ...

  • Motorcycle Products
  • Parts & accessories
  • 28 January 2014

BMW R1200GS Adventure launch today

MCN is at the launch of the new BMW R1200GS adventure in southern Spain today.Based on the liquid-cooled, face lifted R1200GS which arrived in dealers last year, the new Adventure version has a new 30-litre aluminium tank (three-litres smaller than the last model’s), a revised riding position, restyled bodywork, heavier flywheel, new electronic riding modes, 20mm longer suspension travel and ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • First rides & tests
  • 24 January 2014

BMW R nineT launch today

MCN is at the launch of BMW’s beautiful new retro-style R nineT in southern Spain today.Senior Road Tester Michael Neeves will ride the new machine, which is powered by the six-speed, 110bhp, 1170cc boxer-twin motor, taken from the previous-generation BMW R1200 model range. The motor is housed in an all-new tubular steel chassis. There’s S1000RR upside forks up front and ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • First rides & tests
  • 23 January 2014

First Ride: Honda Fireblade SP

I'm currently at the launch of the new Honda Fireblade SP at the Losail circuit in Qatar. The standard Fireblade has been updated for 2014 with engine and riding position tweaks, but Honda are offering an SP version for the first time, which includes a 178bhp blueprinted motor, Ohlins NIX30 forks and TTX rear shock, Brembo monobloc four-piston calipers, Pirelli ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • First rides & tests
  • 16 December 2013

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

Shopping

Compare and buy 100s of bargain priced products for you and your bike