Bike news

  • Can a non UK resident get insurance cover?

    Today 13:39 by MCN News

    Can a non UK resident get insurance cover?

    MCN CompareCan I get my Canadian mate covered on my bike insurance? I have four 1970s bikes on a classic policy and I want to lend my Triumph T160 in June to a Canadian friend to ride at the MC Piston event in...

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  • Win a Triumph Tiger for one year

    Today 10:46 by Liam Marsden

    Win a Triumph Tiger for one year

    Triumph are offering riders in the UK the chance to win the use of a Triumph Tiger for one year, and all you have to do is test ride or purchase an Triumph adventure bike before May 31. As well as...

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  • Bike of the day: Kawasaki ER-6n

    Today 08:54 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Kawasaki ER-6n

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is the perfect bike for those new to biking or looking for a practical commuter. Seller says “Black, Absolutely gorgeous 1 owner bike that has hardly been used since new.

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  • Ducati 851: Get 'em while you can!

    Yesterday 16:16 by MCN News

    Ducati 851: Get 'em while you can!

    Bikes for saleThe Ducati 851 is 30 years old this year, but even after all that time they're still sought after machines, which means the two currently up for sale at MCNbikesforsale.com probably won't be around...

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  • 30 years of the Ducati 851

    Yesterday 15:57 by Phil West & Jon Urry

    30 years of the Ducati 851

    While the iconic 916 is usually celebrated as the machine that restored Ducati to a path of race success and fortune, the truth is more than a little different. Instead, it's actually the 916's...

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  • BMW set to unveil F850GS

    Yesterday 14:44 by Jordan Gibbons

    BMW set to unveil F850GS

    BMW are about to unleash a powerful new F850GS in a bid to blow the fast-selling Afrcia Twin and Multistrada 950 into the weeds. With adventure bike sales still strong, one of the key growth areas is...

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  • Rickey Gadson sets Kawasaki H2 speed record

    Yesterday 09:35 by Liam Marsden

    Rickey Gadson sets Kawasaki H2 speed record

    11-time AMA motorcycle drag racing champion Rickey Gadson has set a new speed record on his modified Kawasaki H2, reaching a top speed of 229.1mph. Rickey set the record on a H2 he has been modifying...

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  • Bike of the day: Ducati Multistrada 1200S

    Yesterday 09:22 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Ducati Multistrada 1200S

    Bikes for saleFancy taking on your next big trip with the style that only a motorcycle can possess? Then check out todays bike of the day, this 2012 Ducati Multistrada 1200S.  Seller says Ducati Multistrada...

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  • Shoei RYD lands in the UK!

    25 April 2017 by MCN News

    Shoei RYD lands in the UK!

    MCN ShopThe Shoei RYD has officially landed in the UK! The RYD comes in one step up from the firm’s Qwest entry-level helmet, costing around £50 more at £349.99. For the extra outlay, the RYD will benefit...

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  • In this week's issue: Rossi takes charge

    25 April 2017 by MCN News

    In this week's issue: Rossi takes charge

    In this week's MCN Vinales bins it, Marquez wins it, but The Goat goes top in title chase. Also inside MCN Guy Martin makes a brew for rattle rival Guy returned to racing at last weekend's Tandragee...

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  • MCN Festival less than three weeks away!

    25 April 2017 by Ped Baker

    MCN Festival less than three weeks away!

    The action packed Carole Nash MCN Festival of Motorcycling is approaching fast. Held at the Peterborough Arena on May 13-14, the Festival is a huge celebration of bikes including hundreds of test...

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  • Bike of the day: Yamaha YBR125

    25 April 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Yamaha YBR125

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is the perfect learner: Yamaha's YBR125. Seller says “This 2009 YBR125 in black has 4438 miles on the clock with three mature owners. In superb condition, HPI clear it has 2...

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  • Have a free adventure with Touratech this May

    24 April 2017 by Ped Baker

    Have a free adventure with Touratech this May

    On May 5-7 Touratech will be holding their annual Travel Event with three days of ride-outs, talks, demos and camping in the beautiful Welsh countryside. Not only are Touratech themselves there but 30...

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  • This week’s top motorcycle t-shirt picks

    24 April 2017 by MCN News

    This week’s top motorcycle t-shirt picks

    It’s getting to the time of year where it’s warm enough to get away without wearing a jumper or jacket (unless it’s raining of course) and we thought that you could make yourself stand out more for...

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  • Malle announce The Great Mile rally

    24 April 2017 by James Archibald

    Malle announce The Great Mile rally

    If you own a classic or custom bike then the first of Malle London's new event is for you. Malle London have launched The Great Mile for 2017, aka a 1000-mile, 72-hour motorcycle rally with 100...

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  • The speeding fine structure has changed

    24 April 2017 by Jordan Gibbons and James Archibald

    The speeding fine structure has changed

    From today, the speeding fine system has changed, meaning offenders could pay up to 150% of their weekly income as a fine. Getting caught even 10mph over the limit, could see a 50% fine, should the...

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  • Have a KTM Adventure at the #MCNFestival

    24 April 2017

    Have a KTM Adventure at the #MCNFestival

    KTM are bringing their all-new range of Adventure and Super Adventure bikes to the Carole Nash MCN Festival of Motorcycling this year, including all three versions of the 1290 Super Adventure. KTM...

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  • Bike of the day: Royal Enfield Bullet Electra

    24 April 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Royal Enfield Bullet Electra

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2006 Enfield 500 Bullet.  Seller says “This Royal Enfield Bullet Electra, 56 plate, arrived in as a part exchange. The last of the pre-unit gearbox models,...

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  • Benelli TRK 502 first ride

    23 April 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Benelli TRK 502 first ride

    Freedom, adventure, passion without any limitations. That’s what TRK stands for, according to Benelli, but in reality the TRK is far from limitless. The main limitation is the lack of power from the...

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  • Grab an MCN motorcycle test print

    23 April 2017 by MCN News

    Grab an MCN motorcycle test print

    MCN Staff Photographer, Joe Dick, takes amazing shots for the newspaper and website, fact. All you have to do is browse our first rides and tests to see that.  But now you can own one of his...

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  • Master the art of overtaking on a trackday

    23 April 2017 by Michael Neeves

    Master the art of overtaking on a trackday

    MCN Senior Road Tester, Michael Neeves, teaches you how to take the lead and master overtaking on track days. It’s good to overtake Overtaking is one of the most satisfying parts of a trackday. It’s...

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  • Bike of the day: Ducati 899 Panigale

    23 April 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Ducati 899 Panigale

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2013 Ducati 899 Panigale.  Seller says “This white 899 comes with, a dual saddle, intergrated mirror indicators, Brembo brakes, tail tidy, adjustable suspension,...

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  • The slightly more affordable BMW HP4 option

    22 April 2017 by James Archibald

    The slightly more affordable BMW HP4 option

    Bikes for saleBMW left us all drooling earlier this week with the announcement surrounding the new carbon-framed 212bhp HP4 RACE superbike.  It’s a thing of true beauty, and at 171kg fully wet, is lighter than...

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  • 'I've already done 3k miles' #ride5000miles

    22 April 2017 by MCN News

    'I've already done 3k miles' #ride5000miles

    With spring now fully in bloom, #ride5000miles members are starting to pile on the miles. Remember that this isn’t a competition – it’s simply about getting out and enjoying your bike, but if there...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda CBR600RR

    22 April 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Honda CBR600RR

    Bikes for saleA 600cc sportsbike is the perfect for the roads. Fun, light and fast, there isn’t much to like and this Honda CBR600RR is a great example of such a machine. Which is why it’s today’s bike of the...

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