Bike news

  • Superstar bikes that changed the world

    Today 06:00 by Phil West

    Superstar bikes that changed the world

    bikes for saleIf Helen of Troy was the face that launched a thousand ships, these are the motorcycles – not just the models, but the exact, individual, fly-spattered machines – that inspired hundreds of thousands...

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  • Harley's new FLDE Deluxe: 1950s re-boot

    Yesterday 18:00 by Phil West

    Harley's new FLDE Deluxe: 1950s re-boot

    While Harley’s most brashly styled newcomers such as the Fat Bob and Breakout might be the headline bikes from the all-new 2018 Softail line- up, more traditional cruiser buyers haven’t been forgotten...

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  • Making miles while the sun sort of shines

    Yesterday 17:30 by MCN News

    Making miles while the sun sort of shines

    It’s been a busy few weeks for #ride5000miles, with members taking on the high winds brought by Storm Brian in a bid to add to their total mileage. This included Chris Hood, who challenged the...

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  • Electric bikes get budget boost

    Yesterday 16:18 by MCN News

    Electric bikes get budget boost

    The viability of electric motorcycles got another surge of positivity in this week’s budget, as the Government pledged to invest heavily in the development of the UK’s charging infrastructure and...

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  • Bike of the day: MV Agusta F3 675 RC

    Yesterday 10:30 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: MV Agusta F3 675 RC

    Bikes for saleMV Agusta may have just announced next year’s stunning RC models, but that doesn’t put us off this limited edition F3 675RC, which is today’s bike of the day. Seller says “This is a 1 owner bike that...

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  • Top 5 motorcycle balaclavas

    Yesterday 10:30 by MCN News

    Top 5 motorcycle balaclavas

    MCN ShopBalaclavas save your face from the cold, keep you cool in the warm weather and for those who use open-face lids, save you from those damn flies that decide to catapult into your face while riding. So...

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  • 6 of the best chain lubes around

    23 November 2017 by MCN News

    6 of the best chain lubes around

    MCN ShopThe top six highest-rated chain lubes right now on MCN Shop right now are... Wurth High Performance (500ml) £9.69  Based on a wax formula, this dry Wurth lube promises not to fling off, or...

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  • Our 5 best Black Friday deals on the MCN Shop

    23 November 2017 by MCN News

    Our 5 best Black Friday deals on the MCN Shop

    MCN SHOPAre you ready for the madness that is #BlackFriday? Yes. It's here once again. Luckily, you don't have to actually go to any stores to take advantage of some great deals, you can do it all from the...

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  • Evoke Urban S electric bike coming to the UK

    23 November 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Evoke Urban S electric bike coming to the UK

    The Evoke Urban S is the latest bike to join the electric market in the UK, and will be available next year. The bike produces a claimed 25bhp via the 19kW hub motor and has a claimed speed of 81mph -...

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  • Bike of the day: Triumph Tiger 800 XC

    23 November 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Triumph Tiger 800 XC

    Bikes for saleThe Triumph Tiger 800 is a popular bike, and for good reason. This example has covered a few miles, but it's available for a great price. Seller says “Orange, 2 owners, 2 seats, Only one former owner...

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  • 9 great toy runs to attend this Christmas

    23 November 2017 by MCN News

    9 great toy runs to attend this Christmas

    Let's not forget, Christmas is about giving, so we've come up with a list of Christmas charity runs taking place across the UK over the next couple of weeks. Get out on your bike, and help a good...

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  • Video: Supercharged Kawasaki H2 speed test

    22 November 2017 by Michael Neeves

    Video: Supercharged Kawasaki H2 speed test

    To celebrate the impeding arrival of the new supercharged Kawasaki H2 SX, here’s an on-board video of MCN’s Bruce Dunn speed testing its bigger H2 brother. Although top speed is limited to 184mph...

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  • Honda’s all-new A2 licence-friendly CB300R

    22 November 2017 by James Archibald

    Honda’s all-new A2 licence-friendly CB300R

    Honda have revealed an A2 licence-friendly CB300R that apes the look of the firm's eye-catching new-for-2018 CB1000R.  Like the 1000cc machine, it’s a band-new bike for next year and looks to be...

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  • Bike of the day: Harley-Davidson Low Rider

    22 November 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Harley-Davidson Low Rider

    Bikes For SaleToday's bike of the day is this Harley-Davidson Dyna Low Rider: Another Harley aimed at riders with traditional tastes who are looking for a machine that’s both comfortable and easy to...

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  • Enter now to win loads of prizes!

    22 November 2017 by MCN News

    Enter now to win loads of prizes!

    Win ItHere's our top pick of prizes up for grabs in our free to enter giveaways. It's simple to register, all you need to do is CLICK HERE and away you go. Acerbis World SBK Rug, £66 We’ve got this great...

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  • Bike of the day: Yamaha YBR125

    21 November 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Yamaha YBR125

    Bikes For SaleFor all you learners, here's the not so good looking, but super efficient 2014 Yamaha YBR125 as today's bike of the day. On sale for £1600. Seller says: 'It rides well' HPI  checked and all...

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  • Bike of the day: BMW R nineT Scrambler

    20 November 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: BMW R nineT Scrambler

    Bikes For SaleWith all the excitement of 2018 unveilings and this week's Motorcycle Live show, we're taking you through some oldies but goodies. Today's bike of the day is this 2016 BMW R nineT Scrambler. Currently...

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  • Herald expand 125 range for 2018

    19 November 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Herald expand 125 range for 2018

    Funky small bike company Herald will expand their 125cc range significantly for 2018, and two of the new bikes are expected to be available in December this year. The Café 125 and the Classic 125 are...

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  • The Sunday Social with George Clarke

    19 November 2017 by Richard Newland

    The Sunday Social with George Clarke

    George Clarke, architect and TV presenter, is famous for his amazing spaces and boundless positivity – but he's also a complete motorcycle obsessive who believes that “Riding a motorcycle is the...

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  • Bike of the day: Kawasaki ER-6F

    19 November 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Kawasaki ER-6F

    Bikes For SaleThis 2009 Kawasaki ER-6F, which has previously received a four out of 5 MCN star rating, is today's bike of the day. Currently on sale for £2,895. Seller says “This ER-6F is in excellent condition.

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  • What’s going on at Motorcycle Live?

    18 November 2017 by MCN News

    What’s going on at Motorcycle Live?

    Motorcycle Live is back and it’s bursting with motorcycles, kit, celebrities, riding features and live events that promise to deliver a packed day of temptation and entertainment!   New...

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  • Bike of the day: Royal Enfield Bullet 500

    18 November 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Royal Enfield Bullet 500

    Bikes For SaleToday's bike of the day is this 2015 Royal Enfield Bullet 500, which is going for £2950. Seller says “Perfect as new condition, with all books and keys. It's had an upgrade and it rides as new. It...

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  • Top 5 heated motorcycle jackets

    17 November 2017 by MCN News

    Top 5 heated motorcycle jackets

    MCN ShopRiding in winter can be tedious –and incredibly dangerous – if not adequately prepared for it. However, heated kit is the perfect solution for those sub-temperature spells in the saddle and will keep...

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  • Bike of the day: Yamaha XT1200Z Super Tenere

    16 November 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Yamaha XT1200Z Super Tenere

    Bikes for saleSomething to start you off on an epic adventure, or just a comfortable and practical way to head to the shops, this Super Tenere is today’s bike of the day. Seller says “This XTZ1200 Super Tenere is...

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  • Yamaha's subtle R1M job

    16 November 2017 by James Archibald

    Yamaha's subtle R1M job

    It might have been overlooked thanks to the introduction of the intriguing new Niken three-wheeler stealing the limelight at EICMA, but Yamaha’s blue missile, the R1M, is to get a number of subtle...

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