Bike news

  • CCM launch 2017 Spitfire

    Today 13:00 by James Archibald

    CCM launch 2017 Spitfire

    CCM have launched their new Spitfire motorcycle at the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle show after a period of strong growth in 2016. This hand-built bike will be competitively priced at £7995 -...

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  • WWII-styled sidecar gets a new lease of life

    Today 11:44 by MCN News

    WWII-styled sidecar gets a new lease of life

    In China it was still possible to buy a brand new sidevalve-engined bike designed in the 1930s, in the form of the ChangJiang CJ750 M1 – based on the WW2-era Russian IMZ M-72, itself a copy of the...

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  • Honda X-ADV first ride incoming

    Today 09:59 by Liam Marsden

    Honda X-ADV first ride incoming

    We're currently on our way to Sardinia, where we'll be riding Honda's unique adventure scooter, the X-ADV. The scoot is to be built as an off-road capable machine that Honda say “combines the spirit...

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  • Suzuki announce prices for new V-Strom models

    Yesterday 16:08 by James Archibald

    Suzuki announce prices for new V-Strom models

    New V-Strom is yours from £7399 Suzuki have announced the prices of the new 650 and 1000 V-Strom models ahead of their arrival in dealers late next month. The standard V-Strom 650 is yours for £7399...

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  • Indian Ride Command system tested

    Yesterday 15:01 by Phil West

    Indian Ride Command system tested

    Indian’s Ride Command infotainment system is now standard equipment on the range-topping Chieftain and Roadmaster models, and is pretty big news. Ride Command is a touchscreen info and entertainment...

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  • Indian Roadmaster Classic first ride

    Yesterday 14:36 by Richard Newland

    Indian Roadmaster Classic first ride

    Tassels – thousands of them. They hang like a curtain from the new Roadmaster Classic’s flanks, dragging on the road as we scythe through California’s endless ribbons of mountain tarmac. And this is...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda CB1300S

    Yesterday 08:46 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Honda CB1300S

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2010 Honda CB1300S. Seller says: "Immaculate Honda CB 1300 SA ABS. 2010 60 reg. 9745 miles mot August 17. Centre stand, Puig rear hugger, chrome radiator protector,...

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  • Video: Ducati SuperSport first ride

    20 February 2017 by Michael Neeves and Liam Marsden

    Video: Ducati SuperSport first ride

    Update, February 14, 5:30pm After a three hour 80km road ride in wet conditions on the standard SuperSport model Neevesy reckons the bike leans much more to the sporty side of the spectrum: "I was...

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  • Top 5 motorcycle crash protectors

    20 February 2017 by MCN News

    Top 5 motorcycle crash protectors

    MCN ShopSpecifically designed to protect your bodywork and engine in the event your bikes ends up on its side, here are five sturdy examples to prevent tears and oil being shed. The idea behind crash...

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  • Ducati and Honda Backing for Hailwood Parade

    20 February 2017 by Mike Nicks

    Ducati and Honda Backing for Hailwood Parade

    The Sports Motorcycles Ducati 900SS, a Honda 297cc six, and the 750cc BSA Rocket III that Mike Hailwood rode in the 1972 Daytona 200 will be the stars of a spectacular tribute to Hailwood at Castle...

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  • Bike of the day: Ducati Desmosedici RR

    20 February 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Ducati Desmosedici RR

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2008 Ducati Desmosedici RR. Seller says: "Excellent example of Ducati's iconic MotoGP derived Desmosedici D16RR, No 531. Spotless condition and all totally original.

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  • Top 5 motorcycle body armour

    19 February 2017 by MCN News

    Top 5 motorcycle body armour

    MCN ShopAny sensible rider will already know that protection is the paramount concern and a huge aspect of safety when using your motorbike. Here’s some great pieces of armour to keep you safe on the road in...

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  • 10 top motorcycle t-shirts

    19 February 2017 by MCN News

    10 top motorcycle t-shirts

    Looking great doesn’t have to involve expensive fashion labels; here are our 10 of our top t-shirts available from the MCN t-shirt shop. Which design is your favourite? Exhaust identification,...

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  • Bike of the day: Yamaha Fazer 600

    19 February 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Yamaha Fazer 600

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2000 Yamaha Fazer 600. Seller says: "This is just a great Fazer, perfect bike great paint. The bike runs and rides as new. Must be one of the best. All books, full...

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  • Top 5 motorcycle batteries

    18 February 2017 by MCN News

    Top 5 motorcycle batteries

    MCN ShopIf you are new to motorcycles, choosing the right battery for your bike may seem like a universal decision where not much is involved. However, this is not the case! Don’t panic though, MCN have done...

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  • Raise brake expectations

    18 February 2017 by MCN News

    Raise brake expectations

    Get to know your brakes It is possible to ride many miles without the need for hard braking. In fact, if you are frequently using heavy braking in your everyday riding then it is a sign that your...

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  • Bike of the day: Ducati 900SS

    18 February 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Ducati 900SS

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 1998 Ducati 900SS. Seller says: "Here we've found ourselves a unique opportunity to bag yourself a hardly used, dry-stored, Ducati 900SS with only 818 miles on the...

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  • Testing times for 2017 KTM adventure weapons

    17 February 2017 by Adam Child

    Testing times for 2017 KTM adventure weapons

    MCN’s Senior Road Tester Adam Child has packed his bags and is heading to Corsica to ride KTM’s powerful 1290 Super Adventure S and the new 1090 Adventure. The powerful Super Adventure first appeared...

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  • Bespoke motorcycle specials in custom comp

    17 February 2017 by MCN News

    Bespoke motorcycle specials in custom comp

    Check out the best bespoke motorcycle specials in Europe at the 2017 Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle show. Now in it's fourth year, the London Custom Bike Building Championships arrives in the...

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  • Top 5 motorcycle ground anchors

    17 February 2017 by MCN News

    Top 5 motorcycle ground anchors

    MCN ShopThe theft of your cherished ride can hurt. Thieves can often bypass disc locks and the like – so stump them properly with one of these ground anchors.  It doesn’t take long – a few seconds in...

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  • MCN Show: Suzuki Sheene and retro bikes

    17 February 2017 by MCN News

    MCN Show: Suzuki Sheene and retro bikes

    Along with some retro Suzuki bikes, the 2017 Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show there will be a rare collection of memorabilia from British motorcycling hero Barry Sheene, including race leathers,...

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  • Top retro bikes at 2017 MCN Motorcycle Show

    17 February 2017 by MCN News

    Top retro bikes at 2017 MCN Motorcycle Show

    The retro scene just keeps on getting bigger and bigger, with most manufacturers now offering several of their own factory retro bikes. There are yet more retro bikes coming your way for 2017, and...

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