Bike news

  • Suzuki announce 2018 RM-Z450 details

    Today 12:30 by Liam Marsden

    Suzuki announce 2018 RM-Z450 details

    Following its recent launch, Suzuki have announced the price of the new 2018 RM-Z450 motocross bike. The new machine will hit UK dealerships in September and will be available for £6,999 - £400 more...

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  • Norton design 650cc twin for Chinese firm

    Today 11:42 by James Archibald

    Norton design 650cc twin for Chinese firm

    Norton have announced an agreement with Chinese motorcycle manufacturer Zongshen to produce a brand new 650cc engine that has been designed by the iconic British brand.  The engine will be...

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  • Bike of the day: Kawasaki GTR1400

    Today 09:00 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Kawasaki GTR1400

    Bikes for saleThe GTR1400 is an absolute steam-roller of a machine and eats up miles like they’re nothing at all and that’s why this one is today’s bike of the day Seller says “Kawasaki GTR1400 in gun metal...

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  • Suzuki Burgman 400: First Ride Incoming

    Today 07:00 by Alison Silcox

    Suzuki Burgman 400: First Ride Incoming

    We’re riding Suzuki’s updated Burgman 400 at the world launch in Italy on Sunday. Suzuki’s £6299 399 cc, 30 bhp single cylinder scooter has been updated for 2018. It’s design is slimmer and sharper.

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  • Naked Honda Fireblade on the way

    Yesterday 12:39 by Jordan Gibbons

    Naked Honda Fireblade on the way

    The current CB1000R is nearly 10 years old, which is almost geriatric in the fast-moving world of super-nakeds. But rumours from Japan suggest that Honda will unveil a new one at this year’s Milan...

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  • Multistrada to get capacity increase

    Yesterday 12:11 by Jordan Gibbons

    Multistrada to get capacity increase

    Documents published by the California Air Research Board have revealed that there is a new larger-capacity Multistrada on the way. They list three new models of ‘Multistrada 1260’, with all three...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda CBR300R

    Yesterday 11:47 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Honda CBR300R

    Bikes for saleThis Honda CBR300R merges great looks with every day practicality and is today's bike of the day. Seller says "This red CBR300R is fantastic and comes with only 2,156 miles clocked. It's...

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  • Top 5 leather race gloves

    Yesterday 11:23 by MCN News

    Top 5 leather race gloves

    MCN ShopThere’s no denying that race gloves look ace and offer great protection in the event of an accident. Here are our top 5 picks of gloves that are currently for sale on the MCN Shop. RST Tractech Evo C...

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  • Indian reveal 2018 range

    Yesterday 09:44 by Liam Marsden

    Indian reveal 2018 range

    Indian Motorcycles have revealed their full line-up of 2018 bikes, including three new models in the Scout Bobber, Roadmaster Elite and Springfield Dark Horse, to bring the total number of models up...

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  • Suzuki GSX250R: First ride incoming

    26 July 2017 by Dan Sutherland

    Suzuki GSX250R: First ride incoming

    We’ll be testing Suzuki’s new GSX250R tomorrow. Costing £4299 for the base model (the GP version is £100 more and includes MotoGP inspired paint scheme), the A2-friendly, 24.7bhp, 248cc parallel twin...

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  • Top 5 used-bike bargains for under £1500

    26 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Top 5 used-bike bargains for under £1500

    Bikes for saleModern bikes are great, sure, with their traction control, ABS, and other fancy bits, but they also come with pretty hefty price tags. How about you forget about all that for a second, as we focus on...

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  • News podcast episode 7

    26 July 2017 by MCN News

    News podcast episode 7

    This week Web Producer Liam Marsden is joined briefly by Senior Editor Matt Wildee for the seventh MCN news podcast to chat about this week's news in the motorcycling world.  This week the guys...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda CBR600RR

    26 July 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Honda CBR600RR

    Bikes for saleLoud and proud, this distinctive Honda CBR600RR is today’s bike of the day.  Seller says “Looking for something different? This is my 2010 Honda CBR 600RR looks amazing and comes with some nice...

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  • Bigger BMW F700GS on the way

    26 July 2017 by MCN News

    Bigger BMW F700GS on the way

    BMW look set to back up a bigger and better F800GS with a bigger and better F700GS! MCN spied a new F800 – believed to be gaining 50cc - in April this year, so it’s not a huge surprise that our spy...

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  • Try a YZ450F on the Yamaha MX Pro Tour

    26 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Try a YZ450F on the Yamaha MX Pro Tour

    Yamaha are offering members of the public the chance to try their new 2018 YZ450F motocross bike on the MX Pro Tour in August. Those who attend the tour will also get the chance to test Yamaha's...

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  • MCN needs your help!

    26 July 2017 by MCN News

    MCN needs your help!

    We want to hear from you for a series of forthcoming features in MCN if you ever owned any of the following bikes: Ducati 1200 Multistrada Suzuki Hayabusa Yamaha TZR250 (any model) Was it hugely...

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  • Bike of the day: Kawasaki Ninja 300

    25 July 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Kawasaki Ninja 300

    Bikes for saleThis 2015 Kawasaki Ninja 300 is a great option for those with a little less experience, or even riders who don't want to risk their licence every time they go out, which makes it today's bike of the...

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  • Cafe racers on show at Brackley

    25 July 2017 by Ped Baker

    Cafe racers on show at Brackley

    The world famous Ace Cafe in London has teamed up with the Brackley Festival of Motorcycling to launch a new cafe racer competition at this years festival on August 13. Any bike in the cafe...

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  • MV Agusta receives new investment

    25 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    MV Agusta receives new investment

    MV Agusta Holding now controls 100% of MV Agusta Motor S.p.A., after receiving investment from ComSar Invest, an investment fund part of the Black Ocean Group. The news means Mercedes AMG no longer...

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  • We really like this BMW R80 custom bike

    25 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    We really like this BMW R80 custom bike

    Check out this extremely simple custom BMW R80 created by Spanish builders ROA Motorcycles. The bike was just the 16th bike built by the company, but we think it's pretty clear they've got a knack for...

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  • Video: Honda tease new motocross model

    25 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Video: Honda tease new motocross model

    Honda have released a 26-second video clip titled 'Absolute Holeshot' teasing a new motocross model, with full details to be revealed on July 31. The video gives very little away, with quick glimpses...

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  • BMW tease GS Trophy 2018 trailer

    24 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    BMW tease GS Trophy 2018 trailer

    BMW's International GS Trophy - an off-road event open to all non-professional riders - will take place in Mongolia for 2018 and an epic trailer has now been published. It definitely doesn't make us...

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  • Bike thief arrested by police in unmarked car

    24 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Bike thief arrested by police in unmarked car

    A video released by West Midlands Police shows the moment an officer jumped from his car to grab and arrest a bike thief while in stationary traffic earlier this year. Travelling in an unmarked car,...

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  • Bike of the day: Ducati 1299 Panigale

    24 July 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Ducati 1299 Panigale

    Bikes For SaleThis classic 2014 1299 Italian stallion has made it to our bike of the day. Seller says “Breathtakingly stylish, the new 1299 Panigale screams technical excellence with its Superquadro engine with a...

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  • Piaggio expand MP3 range

    24 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Piaggio expand MP3 range

    Piaggio have expanded their three-wheel MP3 model range with the introduction of the MP3 300 Sport LT and MP3 500 Sport LT — both of which are entry level models with fewer features than their current...

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  • 25 years of the Honda Fireblade

    24 July 2017 by MCN News

    25 years of the Honda Fireblade

    Every model, every major update, all on this page. 1992/1993 CBR900RR FireBlade (N/P)   893cc + 185kg + 160.9mph | 122bhp @ 10,500rpm | 65ftlb @ 8000rpm  Designed by Tadao Baba, the first...

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  • Bike of the day: Triumph Speed Triple 94R

    23 July 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Triumph Speed Triple 94R

    Bikes for saleYou just can’t beat a Triumphs bruising Triumph Speed Triple for a Sunday morning blast, and this limited edition 94R model looks even better in yellow and black. Seller says “For £9,595 you can get...

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