Bike news

  • Bike of the Day: BMW F800GS

    Today 12:00 by MCN Staff

    Bike of the Day: BMW F800GS

    Bikes for saleWith the best of everything, the F800 is light and perky enough to work well as an off-roader, while also being big and grunty enough to cross continents with ease and comfort. This example has low...

    Read more ...
  • Suzuki GSX-R plays catch-up

    Today 11:00 by Andy Downes

    Suzuki GSX-R plays catch-up

    MCN was the first to reveal in-depth, accurate technical details of the new Suzuki GSX-R1000 back in April, with patent drawings giving a detailed picture of the radical new tech it will boast,...

    Read more ...
  • Sharper ZX-10R due soon

    Yesterday 16:00 by Andy Downes

    Sharper ZX-10R due soon

    Kawasaki is gearing up to launch a new ZX-10R featuring new suspension, cutting-edge electronics, more power and a sharp new look as the firm bids to catch up with its more advanced superbike...

    Read more ...
  • Big Summer Giveaway at MCN Compare

    06 August 2015 by MCN Compare

    Big Summer Giveaway at MCN Compare

    MCN OFFERHelmets, gloves, show tickets and a Yamaha MT-07 up for grabs! Bike insurance due? Not only could you save time and money comparing with MCNcompare.com this summer, you could also be in with a...

    Read more ...
  • Indian announce 2016 model range

    Yesterday 14:16 by MCN News

    Indian announce 2016 model range

    Indian Motorcycles have stormed back into the market as a serious player under Polaris ownership, and their recent tide of new models sees a year of consolidation in 2016, with just tweaks and colour...

    Read more ...
  • Victory announce 2016 model range

    Yesterday 13:51 by MCN News

    Victory announce 2016 model range

    Victory Motorcycles have announced their 2016 range, with a raft of subtle design updates and new colours across most of its cruiser, bagger and touring bikes – but no new models. So how does the...

    Read more ...
  • Bike of the Day: Victory Judge

    Yesterday 12:00 by MCN Staff

    Bike of the Day: Victory Judge

    Bikes for saleThe Judge is an engaging bike to ride that can surprise a lot of punters; it’s not at all sedate like cruisers can be and is packed with attitude. This one has barely been used and comes with full...

    Read more ...
  • 500cc GP legends go back to school

    Yesterday 11:30 by Michael Neeves

    500cc GP legends go back to school

    Former 500cc GP star Randy Mamola was at the Honda Ron Haslam Race School at Donington this week. Mamola, who finished runner-up four times in the 500cc World Championship in the 1980s, was there with...

    Read more ...
  • Triumph rideout sets record

    Yesterday 11:00 by James Archibald

    Triumph rideout sets record

    Triumph riders set a new world record during a mass ride-out recently. The parade broke the record for the biggest Triumph ride-out as 362 machines took part in the two-mile ride in Stoke. The British...

    Read more ...
  • Honda RC213V-S sold out a month early

    03 September 2015 by Andy Downes

    Honda RC213V-S sold out a month early

    Honda’s £137,000 RC213V-S road-legal MotoGP replica has sold out more than a month before the online website taking orders will close with more than 40 UK orders among the total. Honda have, so far,...

    Read more ...
  • Bike of the Day: Honda VFR400

    03 September 2015 by MCN Staff

    Bike of the Day: Honda VFR400

    Bikes for saleThe VFR400 NC30 is a nifty little pocket rocket has seen an incredible increase in value over the past twelve months. It’s a good handling little number and was built to be a baby RC30. This one has...

    Read more ...
  • 2016 KTM 690 Duke prototype ridden

    03 September 2015 by Andy Downes

    2016 KTM 690 Duke prototype ridden

    KTM have long been associated with large capacity singles, but the company knows that for many potential customers the thudding power-delivery of their big thumpers can be a turn-off. Anyone who has...

    Read more ...
  • Bike of the Day: KTM RC8

    02 September 2015 by MCN Staff

    Bike of the Day: KTM RC8

    Bikes for saleA nice example of the respectable RC8. With a punchy engine that is both powerful and useable, the RC8 often gets overlooked, which is suprising as it’s a cracking little bike. This one is a decent...

    Read more ...
  • Free advanced rider training with the IAM

    02 September 2015 by James Archibald

    Free advanced rider training with the IAM

    The Institute of Advanced Motorists has launched a new campaign to encourage riders to take advantage of a free riding assessment, worth £45. The assessment is intended to give people a taste of...

    Read more ...
  • The Motor Insurer's Database

    02 September 2015 by MCN News

    The Motor Insurer's Database

    MCN CompareWhat is the Motor Insurer’s Database? The Motor Insurer’s Database (MID) was set up by the UK insurance industry and it is the centralised database of motor insurance policy...

    Read more ...
  • Bike of the Day: Moto Guzzi V7 Stone

    01 September 2015 by MCN News

    Bike of the Day: Moto Guzzi V7 Stone

    Bikes for saleThis V7 Stone is part of the current stylish bikes that incorporate the retro theme that is so current at the moment. This one is no exception, taking the V7 model and incorporating it into a...

    Read more ...
  • New MCN September 2: Rossi reigns!

    01 September 2015 by Simon Patterson

    New MCN September 2: Rossi reigns!

    In this week's edition of MCN, available in newsagents, on iPad and Android from September 2: British MotoGP: Rossi Reigns! Battle of the 600s 17 pages of used bikes and advice Danny does it at...

    Read more ...
  • Bike of the Day: Triumph Tiger 800

    29 August 2015 by MCN News

    Bike of the Day: Triumph Tiger 800

    Bikes for saleThis is a decent, low mileage example of the do-anything adventure bike. Comes with plenty of extras and useful gadgets and has the benefit of an alarm, Scottoiler, full service history and a fresh...

    Read more ...
  • Win top prizes with MCN

    28 August 2015 by MCN News

    Win top prizes with MCN

    Win ItWin a Pair of Oakley Prizm Road Flak Jacket Sunglasses worth £116.00 MotorCycle News has teamed up with Shadestation.co.uk, the UK’s largest online designer sunglasses, glasses and watch retailer, to...

    Read more ...
  • Used Bike Spotlight: Ducati 1199 Panigale

    28 August 2015 by James Archibald

    Used Bike Spotlight: Ducati 1199 Panigale

    Bikes for saleDucati is often seen as a prestige brand, a kind of royalty within the motorcycling world. Expensive, exotic and utterly captivating, the Bologna factory makes machines that will move your soul and...

    Read more ...
  • Bike of the Day: Honda CBR500R

    28 August 2015 by MCN News

    Bike of the Day: Honda CBR500R

    Bikes for saleA2 friendly bike that is both attractive and affordable. The CBR500R is a versatile machine that will put a smile on your face without needing to spend silly amounts of cash. It’s a fun and engaging...

    Read more ...
  • Video: R1 long termer on-board at Cadwell

    27 August 2015 by Michael Neeves

    Video: R1 long termer on-board at Cadwell

    You don’t need to do much to the latest R1 to turn it into the ultimate trackday bike. Here at an MSV trackday at Cadwell I just filled it up with fuel, added a few clicks of compression damping at...

    Read more ...
  • Used Bike Spotlight: Ducati 1198

    27 August 2015 by James Archibald

    Used Bike Spotlight: Ducati 1198

    Bikes for saleDucati is often seen as a prestige brand, a kind of royalty within the motorcycling world. Expensive, exotic and utterly captivating, the Bologna factory makes machines that will move your soul and...

    Read more ...
  • Indian Scout: New v old (very old)

    27 August 2015 by ped baker

    Indian Scout: New v old (very old)

    Last week I got the chance to meet up with the grandaddy of my 2015 Indian Scout long-term test bike, an original 101 model from 1928. Owned by Tim Berry, a member of the Indian Rider Motorcycle Club,...

    Read more ...
  • Harley-Davidson Street 750 first ride

    26 August 2015 by Liam Marsden

    Harley-Davidson Street 750 first ride

    The Street 750 is the bike Harley hopes will capture the interest of the younger generation and get them hooked on the brand. The Street marks a change from the norm for the Milwaukee firm, as the new...

    Read more ...
  • Moto-Foto voting opens

    26 August 2015 by ped baker

    Moto-Foto voting opens

    The MCN/Carole Nash Moto Foto competition is reaching its final stages, but we need YOU to pick an overall winner. Following voting on Facebook a shortlist was drawn up and now the judges have decided...

    Read more ...
  • Bike of the Day: Kawasaki Z750

    26 August 2015 by MCN News

    Bike of the Day: Kawasaki Z750

    Bikes for saleThe Z1000’s little brother was a popular naked middleweight and looks neatly unfussy next to the newer Z800. This one’s done less than a thousand miles a year and comes with full service history and...

    Read more ...
  • Used Bike Spotlight: Ducati 1098

    26 August 2015 by James Archibald

    Used Bike Spotlight: Ducati 1098

    Bikes for saleDucati is often seen with prestige, as a kind of royalty within the motorcycling world. Expensive, exotic and utterly captivating, the Bologna factory makes machines that will move your soul and tug...

    Read more ...
Load more