Bike news

  • Honda launches new CBR250RR

    Today 09:36 by Andy Downes

    Honda launches new CBR250RR

    Honda has launched the full production version of the all-new CBR250RR in Indonesia where it will be built – but don’t get too excited if you live in Europe; we’re not getting this bike for the...

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  • Ducati 939 SuperSport: For and Against

    Yesterday 14:49 by MCN News

    Ducati 939 SuperSport: For and Against

    The Ducati Supersport 939 range, aka Project 1312, is due to arrive in dealers mid-2017 - in light of this news, we've got two quite opposing opinions, but what do you think of this new 'sportsbike...

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  • Bike of the day: Ducati Desmosedici RR

    Yesterday 09:35 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Ducati Desmosedici RR

    Bikes for saleSeller says: “This bike had a full factory supplied new complete engine and gear box at a cost of 22K, with only 992 miles on the new engine it's barely run in! Cherished plate reading D6SMO sold...

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  • Furygan team up with bespoke bike firm

    Yesterday 09:30 by James Archibald

    Furygan team up with bespoke bike firm

    Kit firm Furygan have teamed up with bespoke bike producer Viba to create an exclusive women's jacket to accompany the £27,000 Lara 800 bike. The Lara 800 is being hand built and crafted by a...

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  • How to make your electrics future proof

    24 July 2016 by MCN

    How to make your electrics future proof

    Just bought an old-ish bike? Here’s how to ward off electrical gremlins with a few simple tools 1. Understand the basic principle Most people say electrics are a mystery. Well, imagine the cables as...

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  • Bike of the day: BMW R1200GS, £6,595

    24 July 2016 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: BMW R1200GS, £6,595

    Bikes for saleSeller says "A great opportunity to purchase the ever popular BMW R1200GS. At this price, good ones are hard to find." TOP STORIES World exclusive: New Fireblade gets radical Exotic engineering:...

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  • Revisited: 2005-2009 Triumph Speed Triple 1050

    23 July 2016 by Michael Neeves

    Revisited: 2005-2009 Triumph Speed Triple 1050

    What we said then “The bike that invented the super-naked streetfighter class over a decade ago is back – stronger than ever. It’s smoother, faster and easier to ride, better handling and hornier. It...

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  • 7 Bikes with long lives

    23 July 2016 by MCN

    7 Bikes with long lives

    These bikes all had engines with astonishing lifespans says Neil Murray  Suzuki GSX-R750 1985-92 We’re talking the oil-cooled bikes here. It’s hard now to imagine the impact this bike had – even...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda NC700S, £4,200

    23 July 2016 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Honda NC700S, £4,200

    Bikes for saleSeller says: “Ideal commuter bike with automatic gears, ABS, touring screen, heated grips and Scottoiler installed. Set of GIVI panniers with liners included in the price. Recently serviced and a new...

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  • Bike of the day: Yamaha XT660R

    22 July 2016 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Yamaha XT660R

    Bikes for saleSeller says: “Very reluctant sale of my XT660R. This is a solid example of the XT and has never let me down. I have covered over 10,000 miles on this bike and never had any problems. It has had an oil...

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  • Video: You're doing WHAT on a Harley?

    22 July 2016 by James Archibald

    Video: You're doing WHAT on a Harley?

    Think Harley-Davidson and an image of cruising along Route 66 springs to mind. Stunt rider Lee Stuart has other ideas, taking his hog way beyond its intended purpose. Throwing his largely stock Dyna...

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  • Bike of the Day: Kawasaki Versys 650

    21 July 2016 by MCN News

    Bike of the Day: Kawasaki Versys 650

    Bikes for saleSeller says: “Red, Fantastic for touring, great for afternoon rides, 3 owners, Excellent bodywork, 2 keys, Panniers, Electric start.” TOP STORIES World exclusive: New Fireblade gets radical Exotic...

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  • Calling all Triumph owners…

    21 July 2016 by James Archibald

    Calling all Triumph owners…

    Triumph owners are being asked to be a part of a world record attempt by Staffordshire Triumph on Sunday, September 4 in a bid to break the world record for the Largest Parade of Triumph...

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  • Indian recalls 18,000 bikes in United States

    21 July 2016 by Liam Marsden

    Indian recalls 18,000 bikes in United States

    Indian Motorcycles have recalled 18,367 bikes in the United States due to excessive exhaust temperatures and a risk of fire. The recall affects six models in Indian's range; they are the Chief...

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  • Dirty personalities

    20 July 2016 by James Archibald

    Dirty personalities

    So we were at Dirt Quake last weekend and to be frank, it was utter madness. Everything you’d expect from an event that has race categories such as Inappropriate Road Bike and Choppers, seeing the...

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  • World exclusive: New Fireblade gets radical

    20 July 2016 by Andy Downes

    World exclusive: New Fireblade gets radical

    Fresh details have emerged about next year’s Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade and it would appear the bike is getting a bigger revamp and will be even more advanced than first thought. The list of changes...

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  • Brave dog rides pillion in Colombia

    20 July 2016 by MCN News

    Brave dog rides pillion in Colombia

    With the balance of an Olympic gymnast, this nimble pooch was spotted travelling pillion on what looks like his owner's scooter in the city of Bucaramanga, northern Colombia. The clip, posted in local...

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  • Bike of the Day: Yamaha XJ600 Diversion

    20 July 2016 by MCN News

    Bike of the Day: Yamaha XJ600 Diversion

    Bikes for saleSeller says: “This is my Diversion I have owned her for 5 years, used as a reliable regular commuter bike from Liskeard to Plymouth. Fitted with a Givi Top Box, a Taller Touring Screen for less wind...

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  • Gallery: Dirt Quake madness

    19 July 2016 by James Archibald

    Gallery: Dirt Quake madness

    The weekend saw rise to the fifth instalment of the increasingly popular cult classic event Dirt Quake. With more madness than a hatter at a tea party, Dirt Quake returned to the Kings Lynn on the...

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  • Bike of the Day: Kawasaki ZX-7R

    19 July 2016 by MCN News

    Bike of the Day: Kawasaki ZX-7R

    Bikes for saleSeller says: “Here we have very low mile ZX-7R - one of the last 750s. Just stunning condition. Full sports exhaust and headers. The rest nice and standard. All books and keys lots of history, data...

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  • Event: Agostini’ Welsh weekender

    18 July 2016 by MCN Staff

    Event: Agostini’ Welsh weekender

    When: July 23-24 What: LlanBikeFest Where: Llangollen, Wales Living legend Giacomo Agostini will be guest of honour at the Llangollen International Motorcycle Festival - LlanBikeFest 2016 – ...

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  • Dirt Quake V: Foggy v Marge Simpson

    18 July 2016 by James Archibald

    Dirt Quake V: Foggy v Marge Simpson

    Transport yourself back to 1999 and ask Carl Fogarty what he would be doing on a sunny July day in 2016, and we'd lay decent odds on him not mentioning racing against Marge Simpson around a dirt track...

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  • MCN Award winners: Which would you choose?

    18 July 2016 by Michael Neeves

    MCN Award winners: Which would you choose?

    It won’t be long before MCN decides its coveted 2016 Machine of the Year. It’s been a bumper year for new metal, so choosing the winner will be tougher than ever. But before we do that we fancied...

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  • Bike of the Day: KTM 990 Adventure

    18 July 2016 by MCN News

    Bike of the Day: KTM 990 Adventure

    Bikes for saleSeller says: “13/13 KTM 990 Adventure ABS in Dakar Colours with only 5,000 Miles. This VERY Clean, Low Mileage, Highly Spec`d Adventure is fitted with KTM Hard Luggage, Leo Vince Twin Exhausts,...

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  • Whatever happened to The Britten V1000?

    16 July 2016 by MCN

    Whatever happened to The Britten V1000?

    One of the most innovative and original motorcycles ever created, Britten's legacy has now spanned the globe Hand-crafted in a small workshop in New Zealand by engineering genius John Britten, only 10...

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