Bike news

  • Get set for Sheene the movie

    Today 14:03 by James Archibald

    Get set for Sheene the movie

    Check out this trailer the new feature-length biopic being made about the late, great Barry Sheene. As reported by MCN in February, the film is well on its way to hitting the silver screen and the new...

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  • Harley-Davidson recall 27,000 bikes

    Today 14:03 by Liam Marsden

    Harley-Davidson recall 27,000 bikes

    Harley-Davidson have recalled 27,000 motorcycles from their 2016 line-up over an issue with the clutch not disengaging in certain situations. The recall notice, published on the National Highway...

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  • Indian get A2 licence-friendly

    Today 11:15 by James Archibald

    Indian get A2 licence-friendly

    Indian have announced updates to the 2016 models that will be carried into next year.  One of the most significant changes comes from the Scout Sixty, which will now have the option to come with...

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  • Video: Honda teases ADV scooter

    Today 10:37 by Liam Marsden

    Video: Honda teases ADV scooter

    Honda surprised the motorcycle world at the Milan Show in 2015 when they unveiled their adventure scooter concept and now the bike looks one step closer to reality with the release of the above teaser...

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  • My life in bikes: Rudi Schneider

    Today 10:30 by MCN News

    My life in bikes: Rudi Schneider

    Project leader for all four and six-cylinder BMWs talks about his superbike addiction, riding at the Nürburgring and tuning mopeds when he was a kid. How did you get started with bikes? All of my...

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  • Bike of the day: Triumph Speed Triple 1050

    Today 09:15 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Triumph Speed Triple 1050

    Bikes for saleSeller says: “Black, 2 owners, This is a very clean example of a Triumph 1050 Speed Triple. This 2 owner machine is the ABS version and comes with Full Service History and a complete set of...

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  • Bike of the day: Yamaha FZ6 Fazer

    Yesterday 10:56 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Yamaha FZ6 Fazer

    Bikes for saleSeller says: “1,628 miles, genuine mileage, Please call for full details, We Specialise in Good & Poor Credit Finance” MCN says: “Hard to ignore a bike with only 1,600 miles on it for under £2.5k...

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  • New KTM 800 Duke spied

    Yesterday 09:03 by Andy Downes

    New KTM 800 Duke spied

    This is the new KTM 800 Duke in the closest-to-production specification yet seen. The bike will be launched as the first of a new range of parallel-twin models over the coming years.This latest spy...

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  • Revisited: KTM 990 Adventure

    26 July 2016 by MCN News

    Revisited: KTM 990 Adventure

    Bikes for saleWhat we said then “The engine has been taken from KTM’s Super Duke naked sportsbike and is modified so peak power is just below 100bhp but torque has been boosted at low revs. The 950’s carburetors...

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  • Bike of the day: Laverda Diamante 668

    26 July 2016 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Laverda Diamante 668

    Bikes for saleSeller says: "I have owned this bike since 1990 and I am only the second owner since new. It has had a spoilt life with me and I love it but my advancing years mean that I hardly ever use it and it is...

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  • Honda launches new CBR250RR

    26 July 2016 by Andy Downes

    Honda launches new CBR250RR

    Honda has launched the full production version of the all-new CBR250RR in Indonesia where it will be built – but don’t get too excited if you live in Europe; we’re not getting this bike for the...

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  • Ducati 939 SuperSport: For and Against

    25 July 2016 by MCN News

    Ducati 939 SuperSport: For and Against

    The Ducati Supersport 939 range, aka Project 1312, is due to arrive in dealers mid-2017 - in light of this news, we've got two quite opposing opinions, but what do you think of this new 'sportsbike...

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  • Bike of the day: Ducati Desmosedici RR

    25 July 2016 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Ducati Desmosedici RR

    Bikes for saleSeller says: “This bike had a full factory supplied new complete engine and gear box at a cost of 22K, with only 992 miles on the new engine it's barely run in! Cherished plate reading D6SMO sold...

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  • Furygan team up with bespoke bike firm

    25 July 2016 by James Archibald

    Furygan team up with bespoke bike firm

    Kit firm Furygan have teamed up with bespoke bike producer Viba to create an exclusive women's jacket to accompany the £27,000 Lara 800 bike. The Lara 800 is being hand built and crafted by a...

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  • How to make your electrics future proof

    24 July 2016 by MCN

    How to make your electrics future proof

    Just bought an old-ish bike? Here’s how to ward off electrical gremlins with a few simple tools 1. Understand the basic principle Most people say electrics are a mystery. Well, imagine the cables as...

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  • Bike of the day: BMW R1200GS, £6,595

    24 July 2016 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: BMW R1200GS, £6,595

    Bikes for saleSeller says "A great opportunity to purchase the ever popular BMW R1200GS. At this price, good ones are hard to find." TOP STORIES World exclusive: New Fireblade gets radical Exotic engineering:...

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  • Revisited: 2005-2009 Triumph Speed Triple 1050

    23 July 2016 by Michael Neeves

    Revisited: 2005-2009 Triumph Speed Triple 1050

    What we said then “The bike that invented the super-naked streetfighter class over a decade ago is back – stronger than ever. It’s smoother, faster and easier to ride, better handling and hornier. It...

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  • 7 Bikes with long lives

    23 July 2016 by MCN

    7 Bikes with long lives

    These bikes all had engines with astonishing lifespans says Neil Murray  Suzuki GSX-R750 1985-92 We’re talking the oil-cooled bikes here. It’s hard now to imagine the impact this bike had – even...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda NC700S, £4,200

    23 July 2016 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Honda NC700S, £4,200

    Bikes for saleSeller says: “Ideal commuter bike with automatic gears, ABS, touring screen, heated grips and Scottoiler installed. Set of GIVI panniers with liners included in the price. Recently serviced and a new...

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  • Bike of the day: Yamaha XT660R

    22 July 2016 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Yamaha XT660R

    Bikes for saleSeller says: “Very reluctant sale of my XT660R. This is a solid example of the XT and has never let me down. I have covered over 10,000 miles on this bike and never had any problems. It has had an oil...

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  • Video: You're doing WHAT on a Harley?

    22 July 2016 by James Archibald

    Video: You're doing WHAT on a Harley?

    Think Harley-Davidson and an image of cruising along Route 66 springs to mind. Stunt rider Lee Stuart has other ideas, taking his hog way beyond its intended purpose. Throwing his largely stock Dyna...

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  • Bike of the Day: Kawasaki Versys 650

    21 July 2016 by MCN News

    Bike of the Day: Kawasaki Versys 650

    Bikes for saleSeller says: “Red, Fantastic for touring, great for afternoon rides, 3 owners, Excellent bodywork, 2 keys, Panniers, Electric start.” TOP STORIES World exclusive: New Fireblade gets radical Exotic...

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  • Calling all Triumph owners…

    21 July 2016 by James Archibald

    Calling all Triumph owners…

    Triumph owners are being asked to be a part of a world record attempt by Staffordshire Triumph on Sunday, September 4 in a bid to break the world record for the Largest Parade of Triumph...

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  • Indian recalls 18,000 bikes in United States

    21 July 2016 by Liam Marsden

    Indian recalls 18,000 bikes in United States

    Indian Motorcycles have recalled 18,367 bikes in the United States due to excessive exhaust temperatures and a risk of fire. The recall affects six models in Indian's range; they are the Chief...

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  • Dirty personalities

    20 July 2016 by James Archibald

    Dirty personalities

    So we were at Dirt Quake last weekend and to be frank, it was utter madness. Everything you’d expect from an event that has race categories such as Inappropriate Road Bike and Choppers, seeing the...

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