Bike news

  • The great Victory clear out

    Today 10:00 by MCN News

    The great Victory clear out

    Bikes for saleWhy it’s now or never if you want to get your hands on a Victory motorcycle Following the news in January that American conglomerate Polaris would no longer be producing motorcycles under the Victory...

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  • Bike of the day: Suzuki GSX-R1000

    Today 09:00 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Suzuki GSX-R1000

    Bikes for saleToday’s bike of the day is this 2013 Suzuki GSX-R1000. Seller says: “Stunning low mileage GSX-R1000 L3. Why buy new? Cheap finance and country wide delivery available. Full Service History. 30-day...

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  • Bikes catching our eye this week

    Yesterday 16:55 by MCN News

    Bikes catching our eye this week

    Bikes for saleThere are over 14,000 bikes for sale on our site, so you're sure to find something that meets your wants and needs. These are the three bikes catching the eyes of some of our staff members...

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  • Don’t be a mug

    Yesterday 11:52 by MCN News

    Don’t be a mug

    We picked 5 of our favourite mugs available from the MCN merchandise shop. Let’s face it, other than riding our motorbikes there isn't much else that tops a good brew. So why not treat yourself to a...

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  • Bike of the day: Triumph Daytona 675R

    Yesterday 10:38 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Triumph Daytona 675R

    Bikes for saleToday’s bike of the day is this 2013 Triumph Daytona 675R. Seller says: “Daytona 675R ABS. Three-cylinder sports bike with awesome performance Ohlins suspension and Brembo brakes, excellent road...

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  • Yamaha's hot naked MT-10 SP ridden

    26 February 2017 by Adam Child

    Yamaha's hot naked MT-10 SP ridden

    In the shimmering sunlight of Cape Town it’s that paintjob that strikes you first, clearly redolent of the firm’s range-topping superbike; blue wheels, silver and blue paint and flashes of gold from...

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  • Bike (scooter) of the day: Honda SH300

    26 February 2017 by MCN News

    Bike (scooter) of the day: Honda SH300

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2011 Honda SH300. Would you buy it? Seller says: “One local owner & supplied by Damerells. 8,000 miles & complete with colour matched top case. With the 300cc...

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  • Yamaha's new TMAX ridden

    25 February 2017 by Adam Child

    Yamaha's new TMAX ridden

    We’ve just returned from a full day’s riding aboard Yamaha’s new TMAX, in particular their DX model – which will cost a fairly pricy £10,699. We’re in Cape Town and have had the opportunity to try...

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  • Bike of the day: Suzuki DRZ400S

    25 February 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Suzuki DRZ400S

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2005 Suzuki DRZ400S. Would you buy it? Seller says: “An exceptionally clean example of Suzuki’s well-designed and much sought-after 400cc model, with very low mileage...

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  • Suzuki GSX-S1000 2017: more power and more tech

    24 February 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Suzuki GSX-S1000 2017: more power and more tech

    The Suzuki GSX-S1000 has received a few changes for 2017 including more power and a slipper clutch With its powerful 1000cc motor, the GSX-S1000 has become a firm favourite in the super naked category...

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  • Russian firm reveals hoverbike prototype

    24 February 2017 by Ped Baker

    Russian firm reveals hoverbike prototype

    If you're bored of two wheels (and possibly bored of living) Russian firm Hoversurf have an ideal solution for you, the Scorpion-3 hoverbike. TOP STORIES Yamaha launch YBR125 replacement Honda...

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  • First ride: KTM 1090 Adventure

    24 February 2017 by Adam Child

    First ride: KTM 1090 Adventure

    The now deceased 1050 was KTM’s entry point for new riders into their Adventure range. The Austrian factory deliberately restricted its LC8 engine to 95bhp while the whole package was designed to be...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda VTR1000 Firestorm

    24 February 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Honda VTR1000 Firestorm

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2001 Honda VTR1000 Firestorm. Would you buy it? Seller says: “Honda VTR1000F (Firestorm) 2001 Machine, only covered 12,000 Miles, full service history and four previous...

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  • Shed Built: 1981 Kawasaki Z440

    24 February 2017 by James Archibald

    Shed Built: 1981 Kawasaki Z440

    After a long period away from motorcycling, Gareth Duns wanted something to de-stress and distract him from the everyday routine so decided to build a bike.  After a lengthy search for a suitable...

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  • Don't fear the chills!

    24 February 2017 by Adam Child

    Don't fear the chills!

    Finding grip It will take much longer for your tyres to come up to optimum operating temperature, so be cautious over the first few miles. Race or track day tyres simply won't work in freezing...

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  • Honda X-ADV first ride

    23 February 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Honda X-ADV first ride

    Honda's new X-ADV scooter is in a class of one. No other scooter currently available claims to be just at home on the chaotic streets of Rome as on gravel tracks leading to hidden beaches. It's an...

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  • Yamaha YS125 launched: YBR125 replacement

    23 February 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Yamaha YS125 launched: YBR125 replacement

    The YS125 has a new Euro 4 compliant engine plus a larger 14 litre fuel tank all for £2,799 The YBR125 has been a big sales success for Yamaha, shifting over 150,000 units during the last 10 years in...

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  • Yamaha TMAX world launch incoming!

    23 February 2017 by Michael Neeves

    Yamaha TMAX world launch incoming!

    We’ll be riding Yamaha’s new £9399 TMax this weekend at its world launch in Cape Town. It’s the maxi-scooter’s first major overhaul since it was released in 2001 (and growing from 499cc to 530cc along...

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  • Win a Nexx Logan lid!

    23 February 2017 by MCN News

    Win a Nexx Logan lid!

    Win ItTo celebrate the launch of the new Logan film, Nexx have created a limited edition of their X.G100 helmet with a special Logan design and we’ve been lucky enough to get our hands on one to give...

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  • Bike of the day: Kawasaki Ninja 250R

    23 February 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Kawasaki Ninja 250R

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2011 Kawasaki Ninja 250R. Would you buy it? Seller says: “Kawasaki EX 250 KAF has done 6300 Miles, registered January 2011, it features a full service & MoT.

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  • Yamaha MT-10SP first ride this weekend

    23 February 2017 by Michael Neeves

    Yamaha MT-10SP first ride this weekend

    We’ll be riding Yamaha’s new £13,399 MT-10SP at its world launch in Cape Town on Saturday. The standard MT-10 (which gets a quickshifter and revised mapping for 2017) burst on to the scene last year...

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  • Hesketh unveil 2100cc supercharged behemoth

    22 February 2017 by James Archibald

    Hesketh unveil 2100cc supercharged behemoth

    Supercharged Brit breaks cover Reborn British brand Hesketh launched a new bike at the Carlole Nash MCN London Show last weekend – and it's a 2100cc monster! Named the Valiant after the cold war...

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  • BMW launches new 2017 army

    22 February 2017 by MCN News

    BMW launches new 2017 army

    Where: BMW dealers When: Saturday, Feb 25 Entry: Free Info: bmw-motorrad.co.uk With a whole host of new bikes out in 2017, BMW are making a day of it. Dealers up and down the land...

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  • CCM launch 2017 Spitfire

    22 February 2017 by James Archibald

    CCM launch 2017 Spitfire

    CCM have launched their new Spitfire motorcycle at the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle show after a period of strong growth in 2016. This hand-built bike will be competitively priced at £7995 -...

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  • WWII-styled sidecar gets a new lease of life

    22 February 2017 by MCN News

    WWII-styled sidecar gets a new lease of life

    In China it was still possible to buy a brand new sidevalve-engined bike designed in the 1930s, in the form of the ChangJiang CJ750 M1 – based on the WW2-era Russian IMZ M-72, itself a copy of the...

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