Bike news

  • Bike thief arrested by police in unmarked car

    Yesterday 11:59 by Liam Marsden

    Bike thief arrested by police in unmarked car

    A video released by West Midlands Police shows the moment an officer jumped from his car to grab and arrest a bike thief while in stationary traffic earlier this year. Travelling in an unmarked car,...

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  • Bike of the day: Ducati 1299 Panigale

    Yesterday 11:38 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Ducati 1299 Panigale

    Bikes For SaleThis classic 2014 1299 Italian stallion has made it to our bike of the day. Seller says “Breathtakingly stylish, the new 1299 Panigale screams technical excellence with its Superquadro engine with a...

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  • Piaggio expand MP3 range

    Yesterday 10:26 by Liam Marsden

    Piaggio expand MP3 range

    Piaggio have expanded their three-wheel MP3 model range with the introduction of the MP3 300 Sport LT and MP3 500 Sport LT — both of which are entry level models with fewer features than their current...

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  • 25 years of the Honda Fireblade

    Yesterday 09:00 by MCN News

    25 years of the Honda Fireblade

    Every model, every major update, all on this page. 1992/1993 CBR900RR FireBlade (N/P)   893cc + 185kg + 160.9mph | 122bhp @ 10,500rpm | 65ftlb @ 8000rpm  Designed by Tadao Baba, the first...

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  • Bike of the day: Triumph Speed Triple 94R

    23 July 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Triumph Speed Triple 94R

    Bikes for saleYou just can’t beat a Triumphs bruising Triumph Speed Triple for a Sunday morning blast, and this limited edition 94R model looks even better in yellow and black. Seller says “For £9,595 you can get...

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  • Bike of the day: BMW R1200GS

    22 July 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: BMW R1200GS

    Bikes for saleYou just can’t beat a GS for all-round versatility and this one is today’s bike of the day  Seller says “Liquid Cooled TE model. first class condition full BMW service history last service March...

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  • 5 era-defining 90’s sportsbikes

    22 July 2017 by James Archibald

    5 era-defining 90’s sportsbikes

    Bikes for saleThe 90’s were a fantastic time for sportsbikes and was arguably the hayday of the modern-era of motorcycling in Britain when World Superbike races would pull 100k capacity crowds to watch Carl Fogarty...

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  • 7 Alpinestars products picked just for you

    22 July 2017 by MCN News

    7 Alpinestars products picked just for you

    MCN ShopAlpinestars have a bit of a name for themselves in the wonderful world of motorcycling, providing top products that are used at the very height of racing for the great protective qualities on...

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  • The best British off-road treasures

    21 July 2017 by Andy Davidson

    The best British off-road treasures

    You don’t need to head to the Dakar to ride your adventure bike just so you can hit your #ride5000miles target. We relegate our adventure riding to dreams of far-flung lands. But there’s a whole world...

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  • Lee Munro sets speed record on Indian Scout

    21 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Lee Munro sets speed record on Indian Scout

    50 years ago Burt Munro set an under 1000cc class record of 183.59mph on his Indian Scout Streamliner at the Bonneville Salt Flats. Now his great nephew Lee Munro has also set a speed record onboard...

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  • Bike of the day: Yamaha R6

    21 July 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Yamaha R6

    Bikes for saleCheap and soon to be an appreciating classic are reason enough to make this R6 today’s bike of the day. Seller says “This 1999 Yamaha R6 is presented in very good condition throughout and rides...

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  • Get set to go the distance

    20 July 2017 by MCN News

    Get set to go the distance

    Friendly London club clocked up a combined 250,000 miles in a year Few organisations capture the social spirit of motorcycling more succinctly than the London Motorcycle Riders Club (LMRC), a thriving...

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  • Bike of the day: Yamaha MT-10

    20 July 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Yamaha MT-10

    Bikes for saleA rapid monster of a machine that’s also surprisingly practical make this MT-10 today’s bike of the day. Seller says “This 2016 MT-10 comes with 12 months manufactures warranty still remaining. It’s a...

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  • Video: Bear rides shotgun in sidecar

    20 July 2017 by MCN News

    Video: Bear rides shotgun in sidecar

    A video has emerged from Russia showing two men riding pillion on a Ural sidecar outfit, with a brown bear in the sidecar. The video was apparently filmed in Syktyvkar, in the Komi Republic by...

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  • Top 10 super events for Summer

    20 July 2017 by MCN News Team

    Top 10 super events for Summer

    We've had a cracking summer so far and what better way to enjoy the long sunny days than getting out on your bike. With thousands of motorcycle events across the globe, that range from terrific track...

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  • Ducati V4 superbike secrets revealed

    19 July 2017 by Richard Newland

    Ducati V4 superbike secrets revealed

    With speculation rife that everyone from Harley-Davidson to Triumph to various Indian two wheeled giants, are lining up to buy Ducati from the beleaguered post-Dieselgate Volkswagen Group – we...

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  • Motorcycle Live tickets on sale soon

    19 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Motorcycle Live tickets on sale soon

    Advance tickets for Motorcycle Live 2017, which takes place November 18-26 at the NEC, Birmingham will go on sale on August 1. Buyers of advance tickets will benefit from significant savings in...

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  • Gallery: Suzuki V-Strom 650XT v BMW F800GS

    19 July 2017 by MCN News

    Gallery: Suzuki V-Strom 650XT v BMW F800GS

    On paper, there seems to be lot going for middleweight adventure bikes like the Suzuki V-Strom 650XT and the BMW F800GS. Lighter and more-nimble than their big-capacity brothers, the theory is that...

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  • News podcast episode 6

    19 July 2017 by MCN News

    News podcast episode 6

    Senior News Reporter Jordan Gibbons is joined by Web Producer Liam Marsden for the sixth MCN news podcast to chat about this week's news in the motorcycling world.  This week the guys discuss the...

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  • Gallery: A Fireblade from each decade

    19 July 2017 by Tim Thompson

    Gallery: A Fireblade from each decade

    Oh, this is good. The MCN team are on a road test with three of my all-time favourite Honda Fireblades, currently parked in a line outside one of the greatest fish and chip shops, Mermaid...

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  • 2017 touring pack for Suzuki's V-Strom 1000

    19 July 2017 by James Archibald

    2017 touring pack for Suzuki's V-Strom 1000

    Suzuki have released a new touring accessory pack for the V-Strom 1000 models. The kit contains a top-box with a capacity of 55 litres as well as a fitting plate – providing plenty of room for up to...

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  • Harley-Davidson facing a tough year stateside

    19 July 2017 by James Archibald

    Harley-Davidson facing a tough year stateside

    US motorcycle giant, Harley-Davidson could see production cuts and reduce workers' hours due to a drop in sales figures. As shipment expectations are down between 6-8%, the Milwaukee-based firm...

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