Bike news

  • Segoni G800 Oro debuts in the UK

    Today 14:15 by MCN News

    Segoni G800 Oro debuts in the UK

    At Intermot in October last year historical manufacturer Segoni unveiled the G800 Oro, a Kawasaki Z800-powered bike with a 24 carat gold-plated steel frame, after a 40-year slumber. Now it's been...

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  • Polaris to launch Indian electric motorcycle

    Today 10:42 by Liam Marsden

    Polaris to launch Indian electric motorcycle

    Polaris Industries, the company behind Indian and the now defunct Victory, are planning to release an electric motorcycle under the Indian name within the next five years, a senior executive has...

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  • Another reason bikes are best

    Today 10:29 by James Archibald

    Another reason bikes are best

    No charge for bikes on new Mersey Gateway Bridge Motorcycles will be able to cross the new Mersey Gateway toll bridge, which will run between the towns of Runcorn and Widnes near Liverpool, for free...

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  • Bike thieves target Cornwall

    Today 09:30 by MCN News

    Bike thieves target Cornwall

    Police warn riders to be on their guard Motorcyclists in the South West have been urged to remain vigilant by Devon & Cornwall Police after a spate of bike thefts. The information come on the back...

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  • Indian Scout FTR750 available to purchase

    Today 09:09 by Liam Marsden

    Indian Scout FTR750 available to purchase

    The Indian Scout FTR750, the American firm's factory-built flat track racing motorcycle, is now available for customers to buy for $50,000. Indian returned to flat track racing in 2016 with the...

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  • Bike of the day: Ducati 749S

    Today 09:00 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Ducati 749S

    Bikes for saleToday’s bike of the day is this 2003 Ducati 749S. Seller says: “Ducati 749S, only 8958 miles on the clock, MOT until 04/06/2017, the bike is in rare standard trim and in fantastic condition for its...

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  • The great Victory clear out

    Yesterday 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

    Yesterday 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

    27 February 2017 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

    27 February 2017 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

    27 February 2017 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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