Bike news

  • Are you going to the Isle of Man TT?

    Today 16:12 by MCN News

    Are you going to the Isle of Man TT?

    This weekend the 2017 Isle of Man TT will kick off as the racers head down Bray Hill for the first practice session of the year. Will you be there to see the drama unfold? Are you going over to the...

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  • Most expensive auction bikes

    Today 15:00 by MCN News

    Most expensive auction bikes

    Think some of the latest superbikes and adventure bikes cost a pretty penny or two? They're nothing compared to some of the most expensive bikes ever to sell at auction. Some of these bikes changed...

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  • Bike of the day: Ducati Multistrada 1200

    Today 13:40 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Ducati Multistrada 1200

    bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2013 Ducati Multistrada 1200 on sale for £9,999. Seller says "Solid Red, 2 owners, full service history, excellent bodywork and interior. Excellent tyre condition,...

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  • In this week's issue: Nicky Hayden tribute

    Today 09:42 by MCN News

    In this week's issue: Nicky Hayden tribute

    In this week’s issue of MCN we pay tribute to 2006 MotoGP world champion Nicky Hayden, who succumbed to injuries sustained following a crash while training on his bicycle in Italy. Also inside MCN...

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  • Kawasaki Versys-X 300 first ride incoming

    Today 09:26 by Jon Urry

    Kawasaki Versys-X 300 first ride incoming

    Not every adventure has to be to the furthest flung corners of the world and this year we are starting to see the rise of the mini adventure bike – small capacity machines that offer all of the...

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  • Bike of the day: Triumph Sprint ST

    Yesterday 08:30 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Triumph Sprint ST

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2007 Triumph Sprint ST. Seller says "Only 7898 miles, excellent condition. Comes with top box and panniers, sat nav mount, Datatool alarm, wind deflector on the...

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  • The Sunday Social with Shinji Kazama

    21 May 2017 by Stuart Barker

    The Sunday Social with Shinji Kazama

    Shinji Kazama (66) is the only man to have ridden to both Poles and he also set a world record by riding higher up Everest than any motorcyclist had ever been. He was born in 1950 and first rode his...

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  • Riding clinic: A careful approach

    21 May 2017 by Mark Edwards

    Riding clinic: A careful approach

    Ever heard the saying: ‘There are old pilots and there are bold pilots, but there are no old, bold pilots’? This could just have easily have been written with motorcyclists in mind as a careful...

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  • Bike of the day: Yamaha R6

    21 May 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Yamaha R6

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2014 Yamaha R6. Seller says "This is an absolutely stunning, well-equipped, 1 owner example of Yamahas race bred weapon, the YZF-R6 presented in arguably the best...

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  • Get the most from selling your bike

    20 May 2017 by Neil Murray

    Get the most from selling your bike

    How do you get the most watchers, and the best price for you motorcycle when it comes to seling it online and through eBay? Don’t take the number of watchers as indicative of the number of people...

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  • Ducati owners wanted for Hailwood tribute

    19 May 2017 by Mike Nicks

    Ducati owners wanted for Hailwood tribute

    Steve Wynne, the architect behind Mike Hailwood's comeback win at the 1978 Isle of Man TT, is appealing for all Ducati owners to support a 60-year Hailwood celebration gathering at Castle Combe...

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  • The new sidecar sensation?

    19 May 2017 by James Archibald

    The new sidecar sensation?

    British sidecar manufacturer Watsonian Squire have upped their production by 50% this year to meet export demands for their products, could this mean that the three wheelers are having a...

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  • Ducati Enduro Academy dates announced

    19 May 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Ducati Enduro Academy dates announced

    The dates for Ducati's Enduro Academy for 2017 have been announced, and the course will run throughout June and July in the grounds of Nipozzano Castle, near Florence, Italy. The Enduro Academy is...

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  • Free luggage offer from Suzuki

    19 May 2017 by James Archibald

    Free luggage offer from Suzuki

    Suzuki are offering free luggage with every V-Strom 650 that is registered before June 30.  As an incentive to get you out there touring more, Suzuki are offering customers a free Suzuki top box...

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  • Gallery: John McGuinness through the years

    18 May 2017 by MCN News

    Gallery: John McGuinness through the years

    Open John McGuinness' autobiography on any page and you're almost guaranteed to find a story that will either have you laughing into your cornflakes or the hairs on the back of your neck standing on...

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  • 7 top touring bikes to suit all budgets

    18 May 2017 by James Archibald

    7 top touring bikes to suit all budgets

    Bikes for saleWe need to face facts here, sometimes it just makes sense to have a touring bike above all others. Their real-world usability, comfort and practicality make these distance-destroyers the weapon of...

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  • The algae powered motorcycle of the future?

    18 May 2017 by James Archibald

    The algae powered motorcycle of the future?

    Designer Ritsert Mans has collaborated with friend, and scientist, Peter Mooji to create a bike made from wood which runs on algae oil. The Dutch duo have developed the bike as a demonstration of how...

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  • Join the Boxers Club

    18 May 2017 by Justin Hayzelden

    Join the Boxers Club

    With a motorcycling heritage that goes back some 90 odd years and a current line up of models that regularly feature as ‘best in class’ and ‘top 10 sellers’ it may come as no surprise that BMW is the...

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  • A day at Rocket Ron’s race school

    18 May 2017 by James Archibald

    A day at Rocket Ron’s race school

    The Ron Haslam Race School has become synonymous for motorcyclists who want to better their riding without speed limits and in a safe environment. It’s an experience that benefits both road craft and...

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  • Bike of the day: Triumph Daytona 675

    18 May 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Triumph Daytona 675

    bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2013 Triumph Daytona 675. Seller says "This very clean Daytona 675 is finished in a real eye catching colour scheme of blue and white. The bike has some nice extras...

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  • First ride: Egli Fritz W.1300

    17 May 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    First ride: Egli Fritz W.1300

    Swiss chassis builder Egli have been crafting frames for over 100 years, but the Fritz W.1300– named after founding father Fritz Egli – is their first new bike for nearly 30 years. It features a...

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  • Gallery: Extreme bikes on extreme roads

    17 May 2017 by MCN News

    Gallery: Extreme bikes on extreme roads

    Aprilia’s new Tuono 1100 V4 Factory, the BMW S1000R Sport, KTM 1290 Super Duke R and the Yamaha MT-10SP are the hardest, most extreme super-nakeds money can buy. The new machines rival sportsbikes...

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  • Gallery: Might-TE machines

    17 May 2017 by MCN News

    Gallery: Might-TE machines

    Entering a BMW showroom can be a confusing affair. These are bikes sold with myriad options and each has its own bamboozling acronym. But there is a way to simplify the whole process - just tick the...

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  • Gallery: Electric boogaloo

    17 May 2017 by Jon Urry

    Gallery: Electric boogaloo

    The future is electric. It's a statement often trotted out as we search for evergreener solutions to our increasingly finite resources of black gold and rapidly multiplying transport woes - especially...

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  • Vigilantes aim to tackle motorcycle crime

    17 May 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Vigilantes aim to tackle motorcycle crime

    Vigilante groups appear to be forming in London to combat the recent rise in motorcycle crimes, with ads being posted on social media and handed out to motorcyclists in the capital. A printed advert...

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  • Laverda museum collection up for sale

    17 May 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Laverda museum collection up for sale

    An entire museum collection of 81 Laverdas from the Laverda Netherlands museum is up for sale, including prototypes and race bikes.  Included in the collection, which spans the entire history of...

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  • Who will win big at the 2017 Isle of Man TT?

    17 May 2017 by MCN News

    Who will win big at the 2017 Isle of Man TT?

    Last week John McGuinness crashed his Honda Racing Fireblade during qualifying for the NW200 superbike race, breaking his right lower leg, four vertebrae and three ribs. With all thos injuries it's no...

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  • Top 5 waterproof motorcycle jackets

    17 May 2017 by MCN News

    Top 5 waterproof motorcycle jackets

    MCN ShopWelcome to a British Summer! With wet weather still upon us we've been looking at some waterproof bits of gear for you. Here are top five waterproof jackets just for you ARMR Moto Kiso Jacket -...

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  • MV Agusta tease new RVS

    17 May 2017 by Liam Marsden

    MV Agusta tease new RVS

    Italian firm MV Agusta have relased a short video teasing a new model dubbed RVS, which stands for Reparto Veicoli Speciali, or Special Vehicles Operations in English. MV Agusta have released no...

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  • New Triumph Bonneville Bobber cruiser spied

    17 May 2017 by Richard Newland

    New Triumph Bonneville Bobber cruiser spied

    The rampant success of Triumph’s Bobber, which has even managed to eclipse the firm’s own success with the T120 Thruxton, looks to have already spawned a new model spin-off that will replace the...

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