Bike news

  • 2017 MT-09 launch update: first ride

    Today 08:06 by Emma Franklin

    2017 MT-09 launch update: first ride

    As well as its aggressive new styling, Yamaha have upgraded the suspension on the 2017 MT-09 front and rear, and the big news is that it's a massive improvement. We spent yesterday riding the 2017...

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  • Day 4: MCN Great Christmas Giveaway!

    Today 01:00 by MCN News Team

    Day 4: MCN Great Christmas Giveaway!

    Win ItDay four of our great Christmas Giveaway, with prizes up for grabs till Christmas Eve it's worth checking out the website daily, liking us on Facebook and following us on Twitter. We’ve got a pair of...

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  • Guy Martin back on track

    Yesterday 10:00 by Kevin Kinghan

    Guy Martin back on track

    Guy road races again, has a crack at speedway and has a beach blast Guy Martin returned to bikesport at the weekend when he travelled to New Zealand’s South Island to race his monster Martek...

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  • Racing pundits reveal what used bikes they'd buy

    Yesterday 08:00 by MCN News

    Racing pundits reveal what used bikes they'd buy

    Bikes for saleNeil Hodgson, Steve Parrish and James Whitham have all revealed which used bike they would buy for under £3000. Former World Superbike champion, now BT Sport MotoGP presenter Neil Hodgson 2013 KTM...

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  • 20 questions with Richard Hammond

    Yesterday 07:00 by MCN News

    20 questions with Richard Hammond

    As The Grand Tour kicked off earlier this month so it was perfect timing for our Head of Content, Tim Thompson, to catch up with former Top Gear presenter Richard Hammond to answer some...

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  • Bike of the day: HondaCBR 600F

    Yesterday 07:00 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: HondaCBR 600F

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2012 Honda CBR600F Seller says  "White, We present here for sale this Honda CBR600FA in White and Blue. The bike is in overall good condition and has covered just...

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  • This week in news...

    Yesterday 06:00 by MCN News

    This week in news...

    What every Saturday needs: This week in news looked a bit like this... Leafy loveliness Customised old bikes are 10 a penny right? Well not this one, from New Orleans-based builders Night Shift...

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  • Day 3: MCN Great Christmas Giveaway!

    Yesterday 01:00 by MCN News Team

    Day 3: MCN Great Christmas Giveaway!

    Win ItHo Ho Ho, it's day three of our great Christmas Giveaway! Santa's sack is already brimming with goodies and we are adding more each day. Keep an eye on the website, like us on Facebook and follow us...

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  • A new brand with a new bike

    02 December 2016 by Jordan Gibbons

    A new brand with a new bike

    New American motorcycle manufacturers Vanguard have unveiled their first bike: the Roadster If you’ve never heard of Vanguard before do not despair as they are brand new offering. Vanguard are a new...

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  • KTM recalls Adventure models

    02 December 2016 by Jordan Gibbons

    KTM recalls Adventure models

    KTM have issued a recall for three adventure models due a problem with the ABS modulator wiring harness. Following an investigation, KTM has issued a recall on three Adventure models due a problem...

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  • 5 things we love about the Ducati Monster 1200 S

    02 December 2016 by Andy Davidson

    5 things we love about the Ducati Monster 1200 S

    Ducati unveiled exciting new metal at the recent Milan Show, leaving the updated Monster 1200 S in the sidelines. Perhaps that’s because we’ve got nothing ground-breaking here. It’s still the 1200 S,...

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  • Bike of the day: Yamaha WR450F

    02 December 2016 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Yamaha WR450F

    Bikes for saleDon’t let the winter give you the blues, get a dirt bike and have some fun on this Yamaha WR450F, which is today’s bike of the day Seller says  "Blue, 1 owner, very good condition for the age,...

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  • Day 2: MCN Great Christmas Giveaway!

    02 December 2016 by MCN News

    Day 2: MCN Great Christmas Giveaway!

    Win ItHo Ho Ho, it's day two of our great Christmas Giveaway! Here are today's goodies...  Check out the website or like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter each day through to Christmas...

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  • Upgrade your Z1000SX and get a free sat-nav

    01 December 2016 by James Archibald

    Upgrade your Z1000SX and get a free sat-nav

    Kawasaki are offering a free TomTom Rider 400 sat-nav, with a retail price of over £350, to customers who upgrade their old Z1000SX motorcycles to the latest updated model.  The offer applies to...

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  • Get inspired for adventure at the London Show

    01 December 2016 by Ped Baker

    Get inspired for adventure at the London Show

    From an ex-copper’s 12 month, 70,000 mile trip on his GSX-R1000, to a middle aged mums seven year globe trotting adventure on a Royal Enfield, next year’s Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show is THE...

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  • Tasty Chinese 650 twin is just £5k

    01 December 2016 by MCN News

    Tasty Chinese 650 twin is just £5k

    This is CF Moto’s new 650MT, their third bike to be based on a 650cc engine. The previous two – the 650i and 650TR – were naked and touring bikes, while the new MT is aimed squarely at the adventure...

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  • We ride Dan Linfoot’s BSB Honda Fireblade

    01 December 2016 by Adam Child

    We ride Dan Linfoot’s BSB Honda Fireblade

    The Honda BSB bike we’re riding is the last of the line for this model Fireblade, and the best it’s ever been. Despite being one of the oldest bikes on the grid, riders Dan Linfoot and Jason...

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  • Vote now for your MCN Man of the Year 2016!

    01 December 2016 by MCN News

    Vote now for your MCN Man of the Year 2016!

    Voting is now open for this year’s MCN Man of the Year. From an initial shortlist of 14, our panel of experts have narrowed this down to five of 2016’s most impressive performers in the world of...

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  • Bike of the day: Triumph Sprint ST

    01 December 2016 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Triumph Sprint ST

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 1999 Triumph Sprint ST Seller says  "Red, In super condition for the year, low mileage, one owner, service history, loads of receipts, handbook, service book., 1...

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  • Day 1: MCN Great Christmas Giveaway!

    01 December 2016 by MCN News Team

    Day 1: MCN Great Christmas Giveaway!

    Win ItWith Christmas fast approaching what better way to get into the festive spirit than enter our daily free giveaways. We’ve joined forces with loads of your favourite biking brands and Santa’s sack is...

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  • Video: A good deed backfires

    30 November 2016 by Ped Baker

    Video: A good deed backfires

    Ever tried to do the right thing only for it to backfire on you? This Suzuki Bandit 600 rider knows exactly how that feels. After spotting a wallet has fallen from the roof of a silver Hyundai, as it...

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  • Gallery: 125cc bargain hunting

    30 November 2016 by MCN News

    Gallery: 125cc bargain hunting

    You can buy a brand new 125cc naked bike with a 24-month warranty and dealer back-up for less than £2000. You could run around on one of these for two trouble-free years then at the end of that period...

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  • First ride: Kawasaki ZX-10RR

    30 November 2016 by Michael Neeves

    First ride: Kawasaki ZX-10RR

    Next year will feel like the early 1990s all over again because the Japanese are back in force with limited-edition Rs, double Rs and SPs. All hail the return of the homologation special. Yamaha...

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  • Norton shot scoops MotoFoto top spot

    30 November 2016 by MCN News

    Norton shot scoops MotoFoto top spot

    Congratulations to Alex Rainnie who has been crowned Britain’s best amateur bike photographer after taking top spot in MotoFoto – the competition run by MCN and bike insurance specialist Carole Nash.

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  • Brilliant reasons to ride this week

    30 November 2016 by MCN NEws

    Brilliant reasons to ride this week

    1. Going to trials is no error Bruce Dominey Cup trial Where: Lordship Farm, Benington When: Sunday, December 4, 10am Entry: Free for spectators The Bruce Dominey Cup is a popular trial as this...

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