Bike news

  • Voting opens to crown Harley's custom king!

    Yesterday 16:00 by Dan Sutherland

    Voting opens to crown Harley's custom king!

    Voting starts today to decide the Harley-Davidson Battle of the Kings custom bike champion for 2017. Now in its third year, a total of 220 Harley-Davidson dealers across 21 countries are competing to...

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  • A top kit to maintain your bike over winter!

    Yesterday 13:00 by MCN News

    A top kit to maintain your bike over winter!

    MCN ShopIt’s important to maintain your motorcycle over the winter months - especially if you want it ready to perform in the spring and summer seasons. Many of the items mentioned in this article are focused...

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  • Dambusters' European charity raid

    Yesterday 10:12 by MCN News

    Dambusters' European charity raid

    The Dambusters Charity Ride first hit the road in 2012 and since then has become an annual pilgrimmage to raise money for service charities Help for Heroes and, more recently, the RAF Benevolent Fund...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade

    Yesterday 10:00 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2005 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade.  Seller says: "Good condition, 998cc, 12,991 miles, blue and silver." MCN says: "Cold, calm and supremely effective – the...

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  • Bike of the day: Ducati Monster 821

    15 January 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Ducati Monster 821

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2015 Ducati Monster 821.  Seller says: "First registered by Ducati on 15th March 2015 on a '15 plate. Then sold to a local lady owner as of October 2015 who has...

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  • Top winter gloves

    15 January 2017 by MCN News

    Top winter gloves

    MCN ShopWe've had our first snowfall of the year, and winter is definitely here, but these 11 pairs of gloves will keep the frost away from your fingers. Rev’it Taurus GTX, £169.99 A luxury winter glove with...

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  • Bike of the day: Aprilia SL1000 Falco

    14 January 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Aprilia SL1000 Falco

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2005 Aprilia Falco.  Seller says: "This is a very nice Aprilia SL1000 Falco in bronze, comes with the original service book with 3 service stamps plus some parts...

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  • 20 questions: Marcel Duinker

    14 January 2017 by MCN News

    20 questions: Marcel Duinker

    Top WSB crew chief talks about life in the fast and slow lane. Q1. What are you riding? I am too ashamed to tell you. Q2. Who do you admire? Rossi. He’s a legend. Q3. Your worst riding habit? Not...

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  • This week in news...

    14 January 2017 by MCN News

    This week in news...

    What every Saturday needs: This week in motorcycle news looked a bit like this... Triumph unveil new Street Triple 765 RS A whole decade has passed since Triumph unveiled the original Street Triple,...

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  • Finance: 'Get yourself a new bike for less'

    13 January 2017 by Emma Franklin

    Finance: 'Get yourself a new bike for less'

    Personal Contract Purchase now finances 20-30% of all new bikes sold in the UK, and it’s growing fast. But it might not be right for you, so make sure you understand what it is and how it...

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  • Infinity Motorcycles broken into five times

    13 January 2017 by Tom West

    Infinity Motorcycles broken into five times

    Last December, in the one month of the year when everyone typically summons their most generous side, a group of lads did the exact opposite and broke into Infinity Motorcycles. Five times. First, the...

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  • First Ride Incoming: Triumph Street Scrambler

    13 January 2017 by Andy Davidson

    First Ride Incoming: Triumph Street Scrambler

    MCN’s Andy Davidson is flying out to Spain for the world launch of the Triumph Street Scrambler this weekend. Unveiled to the public at the Milan Show late last year, this latest adaptation of the...

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  • First Ride Incoming: Triumph Street Cup

    13 January 2017 by Andy Davidson

    First Ride Incoming: Triumph Street Cup

    We’ll be riding Triumph’s new Street Cup at the world launch in Seville this weekend. Essentially a Street Twin, Triumph has fitted a variety of mods to create an all-new café racer for 2017. Taking...

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  • Bike of the day: Suzuki GSX-R1000

    13 January 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Suzuki GSX-R1000

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2010 Suzuki GSX-R1000.  Seller says: "Immaculate condition blue and white GSXR 1000. Full service history. MOT until 20 April 2017. Twin Akrapovic carbon exhausts...

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  • Throwback Thursday: Victory unveil V92C

    12 January 2017 by MCN News

    Throwback Thursday: Victory unveil V92C

    Polaris Industries announced on January 9, 2016 that all production of Victory Motorcycles is to cease, 20 years after the Victory brand was created. TOP STORIES Victory Motorcycles cease production...

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  • Top 5 waterproof motorcycle jackets

    12 January 2017 by MCN News

    Top 5 waterproof motorcycle jackets

    MCN ShopThe wet weather is well and truly upon us and likely to last throughout winter and into late spring (sometimes all year-round in the UK but we're more of a half glass full kind of team). So for...

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  • The history of the Triumph Street Triple

    12 January 2017 by MCN News

    The history of the Triumph Street Triple

    10 years after the very first Triumph Street Triple was launched, Triumph have massively updated the popular model, giving it a larger 765cc engine producing more power and at the same time reducing...

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  • Black Douglas: Rose-tinted autocycles

    12 January 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Black Douglas: Rose-tinted autocycles

    Black Douglas produces motorcycles that hark back to yesteryear There was a once a time when gentlemen wore hats, pannier mounts were briefcase holders and you could ride a motorcycle from London to...

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  • Bike of the day: Victory Octane

    12 January 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Victory Octane

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2016 Victory Octane.  Seller says: "This bike is unregistered, save £800 off list, 55 miles, low rate PCP & HP Finance is available, eg. PCP deal, £892 deposit...

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  • 7 brilliant reasons to ride this week

    11 January 2017 by MCN News

    7 brilliant reasons to ride this week

    Seven days and seven brilliant reasons to ride this week. Which will you be attending/are interested in?  1. Get your fitness regime off to a muddy start Hare & Hounds Mudfest ...

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  • Your chance to win a Kawasaki Z300!

    11 January 2017 by Dan Sutherland

    Your chance to win a Kawasaki Z300!

    Kawasaki are giving anyone who registers for their 2017 dealer showroom launch events the chance to win a ‘Refined Raw’ Z300, complete with a unique paint scheme. The launches will take place on...

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  • Top 5 waterproof biking jeans

    11 January 2017 by MCN News

    Top 5 waterproof biking jeans

    MCN ShopFor year-round, all-weather motorcyclists, poor weather can be a real pain in the a***! So having waterproof gear is an absolute must - especially during the winter and spring months when rain is in...

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