Bike news

  • MV deal done

    Today 11:30 by Liam Marsden

    MV deal done

    Update - 19/09/17 The investment deal to secure MVs future is finally done, with the new MV Motor Holding purchasing the 25% stake Mercedes AMG held in MV Agusta Motor S.p.A. With Castiglioni now back...

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  • We Need Your Help!!

    Today 07:30 by MCN News Team

    We Need Your Help!!

    Have you ever owned any of these bikes: Honda GoldWing (any model) Kawasaki ZX-10R (any model) Triumph Tiger 800 Was it hugely significant to you – maybe as your first big bike? If so, we...

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  • Top MCN T-shirts

    Yesterday 16:30 by MCN News

    Top MCN T-shirts

    T-shirt season has been here for a while now, so why not invest in a motorcycle T-shirt or two for the upcoming bank holiday weekend? Motorcyclist definition t-shirt   Buy Now Sunny days...

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  • 5 fantastic pocket rockets

    Yesterday 15:29 by James Archibald

    5 fantastic pocket rockets

    Bikes for saleThere was a time in the 90s when sub-600 pocket-rockets were all the rage. Though a lot never made it into the UK as official models (or at least didn’t until later on in the decade). It never stopped...

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  • Bike of the day: Yamaha YZF-R125

    Yesterday 12:58 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Yamaha YZF-R125

    Bikes for saleArguably the best looking 125 going, this Yamaha YZF-R125 is today’s bike of the day. Seller says “This 2016 Yamaha YZF-R125 comes with just 3018 miles and only 1 previous owner. It has ABS and is...

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  • Ducati announce autumn offers

    Yesterday 11:43 by James Archibald

    Ducati announce autumn offers

    Ducati have released details of autumn offers for their current range of motorcycles, which includes a low-rate finance offer of just £99 a month for the new Supersport. The Supersport, which was a...

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  • The 948cc bike for A2 riders

    Yesterday 10:25 by James Archibald

    The 948cc bike for A2 riders

    Kawasaki have announced that they will be making the Z900 available to those who hold an A2 motorcycle licence.  The bike will be eligible to receive a reversible update to the ECU that will...

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  • Triumph tease new Speedmaster

    Yesterday 09:55 by Liam Marsden

    Triumph tease new Speedmaster

    Triumph have released a video teasing the new Bonneville Speedmaster, along with the date of October 3.  As is the norm with teaser videos, very little is shown of the actual bike, but we do get...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda GL1800 Gold Wing

    17 September 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Honda GL1800 Gold Wing

    Bikes For SaleThis 2006 Honda GL1800 Gold Wing is the kitchen sink, bells and whistles touring motorcycle, which is why it's today's bike of the day.  Seller says "This Gold Wing has had four owner from...

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  • Bike of the day: Kawasaki GTR1400

    16 September 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Kawasaki GTR1400

    Bikes For SaleToday's bike of the day is this classy, smooth 2008 Kawasaki GTR1400.  MCN says "This Kawasaki GTR1400 was long-awaited, long-rumoured flagship sports tourer based on the powerhouse ZZ-R1400 –...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda Africa Twin

    15 September 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Honda Africa Twin

    Bikes For SaleConfidence inspiring when riding in the dirt is today's bike of the day: This 2016 Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin.  MCN says “The 2016 Africa Twin's physical size makes it a breath of fresh air...

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  • Trikes: Mad choice or fun alternative?

    15 September 2017 by MCN News

    Trikes: Mad choice or fun alternative?

    It was a reader’s query that got me thinking. He was asking should he buy a trike? Specifically, a new Harley-Davidson Freewheeler, reduced in price from about £23k to £20k. Trikes are very niche.

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  • Video: Akrapovic pay tribute to superbikes

    14 September 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Video: Akrapovic pay tribute to superbikes

    Solvenian exhaust manufacturer Akrapovic have released a montage of how all the current superbikes sound with Akrapovic exhausts. Spoiler alert; they all sound awesome. Headphones on. Volume up. A...

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  • Revved Up is the perfect seaside destination

    14 September 2017 by MCN News

    Revved Up is the perfect seaside destination

    The Essex coast has long been a popular rideout for bikers across London and the South East; with numerous ways to get there, from fast A-roads to quiet rural routes, there’s nothing like the feeling...

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  • Win a copy of John McGuinness Built for Speed

    14 September 2017 by MCN News

    Win a copy of John McGuinness Built for Speed

    win itThis thrilling autobiography gets you into the head of the man who stares death in the face and doesn't flinch - it's also laugh-out-loud amusing. The book tells the tale of how McGuinness went from...

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  • Bike of the day: Triumph Daytona 675

    14 September 2017 by James Archibald

    Bike of the day: Triumph Daytona 675

    Bikes for saleA beautiful bike centred around a brilliant triple motor make this Daytona 675 today's bike of the day. Seller says “A great value sports bike in good condition with very recent tyres, R&G crash...

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  • News podcast episode 13: The new Ducati V4

    13 September 2017 by MCN News

    News podcast episode 13: The new Ducati V4

    Welcome to the latest episode of the MCN News Podcast is an online offering from MCN, discussing the latest news in the biking world. The MCN News Podcast is available regularly via Soundcloud and the...

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  • 101 years old and still riding every day!

    13 September 2017 by James Archibald

    101 years old and still riding every day!

    You may have stumbled across the 100 Year Old Driving School on ITV last night. If you did, you’ll have no doubt come across Jock, the 101 year old who still rides his scooter every day. Have you ever...

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  • Bike of the day: Suzuki GSX-R750

    13 September 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Suzuki GSX-R750

    Bikes for sale More power than a 600 and more agile than a 1000, this GSX-R750 is today’s bike of the day. Seller says Looking like a bike taken straight off the racetrack, this MotoGP replica has got to be...

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  • Get £1400 off Zero Motorcycles

    13 September 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Get £1400 off Zero Motorcycles

    Zero Motorcycles are offering end of summer discounts upto £1400 on their dual sport models, which means riders in the UK can make the move to electric for just over £8000. The American manufacturer -...

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  • 2018 Yamaha X-MAX 125 revealed

    13 September 2017 by Liam Marsden

    2018 Yamaha X-MAX 125 revealed

    Yamaha have unveiled an updated X-MAX 125 for 2018, which brings the baby of the family in line with the larger X-MAX 300 and X-MAX 400 models. Yamaha have sold 140,000 X-MAX 125s since the model was...

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  • Honda MSX125 madness

    13 September 2017 by Jon Urry

    Honda MSX125 madness

    The other day my wife gleefully showed me a video of a chap on YouTube dancing and singing about a pineapple and a pen. To her and her friends, it was the most hilarious thing they had ever seen, and...

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  • Celebrating 25 years of the Honda Fireblade

    12 September 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Celebrating 25 years of the Honda Fireblade

    2017 marks the 25th anniversary of the Honda Fireblade, and to mark the occasion Honda gathered a collection of heritage Fireblades at Rockingham circuit and invited us a long, along with a few...

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  • Teaser video all but confirms new Gold Wing

    12 September 2017 by Richard Newland

    Teaser video all but confirms new Gold Wing

    Honda USA have released the first in a series of five videos in the build up to a new product release on Tuesday, October 24. Honda don’t officially say what the model is, other than it being an...

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  • Kawasaki’s Z650 gets a Flat Track makeover

    12 September 2017 by James Archibald

    Kawasaki’s Z650 gets a Flat Track makeover

    Unveiled at “Chantilly Art & Elegance Richard Mille” at the Chantilly Castle event over the weekend, was Kawasaki’s new-for-2017 Z650 transformed into a flat tracker. Custom outfit, MRS...

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  • Moto Guzzi's Open House gathers 15,000

    12 September 2017 by James Archibald

    Moto Guzzi's Open House gathers 15,000

    Celebrating 96 years since the first production Moto Guzzi was released, 15,000 of the Italian firm's riders gathered at Lake Como to show their support.  People gathered from all over Europe at...

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