Bike News (February 2017)

  • 25 years of the Honda Fireblade

    24 July 2017 by MCN News

    25 years of the Honda Fireblade

    Every model, every major update, all on this page. 1992/1993 CBR900RR FireBlade (N/P)   893cc + 185kg + 160.9mph | 122bhp @ 10,500rpm | 65ftlb @ 8000rpm  Designed by Tadao Baba, the first...

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  • Bike of the day: Triumph Daytona 675

    05 March 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Triumph Daytona 675

    Bikes for saleToday’s bike of the day is this 2009 Triumph Daytona 675. Seller says: “My 2009 Triumph Daytona 675. 4 previous owners including myself. Hasn't seen a rainy day or been used daily for commuting in my...

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  • Bike of the day: Piaggio Vespa 150

    04 March 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Piaggio Vespa 150

    Bikes for saleToday’s bike of the day is this 1964 Piaggio Vespa 150. Seller says: “1964 VESPA DOUGLAS 150. A fully restored Vespa with an upto date 4 stroke engine, what's not to like. Showing just 2 owners on the...

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  • Bike of the day: Triumph Speed Triple 1050

    03 March 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Triumph Speed Triple 1050

    Bikes for saleToday’s bike of the day is this 2015 Triumph Speed Triple 1050 21st anniversary edition. Seller says: “Yellow, This Bright racing yellow Speed Triple 94R, 21st anniversary. 1 owner, Excellent...

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  • Bike of the day: Kawasaki Versys 650

    02 March 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Kawasaki Versys 650

    Bikes for saleToday’s bike of the day is this 2012 Kawasaki Versys 650. Seller says: “Nice mid range adventure bike that can be restricted for A2 licence holders and comes fitted with top box, tinted screen, hand...

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  • Bike of the day: Ducati 749S

    01 March 2017 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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  • 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 (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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Bike of the day: Ducati 899 Panigale

    22 February 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Ducati 899 Panigale

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 899 Panigale. Would you buy it? Seller says: “A white 899 Panigale with R&G paddock stand bobbins and a tank protector. This bike has 3 different riding modes, ABS,...

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  • Suzuki announce prices for new V-Strom models

    21 February 2017 by James Archibald

    Suzuki announce prices for new V-Strom models

    New V-Strom is yours from £7399 Suzuki have announced the prices of the new 650 and 1000 V-Strom models ahead of their arrival in dealers late next month. The standard V-Strom 650 is yours for £7399...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda CB1300S

    21 February 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Honda CB1300S

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2010 Honda CB1300S. Seller says: "Immaculate Honda CB 1300 SA ABS. 2010 60 reg. 9745 miles mot August 17. Centre stand, Puig rear hugger, chrome radiator protector,...

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  • Top 5 motorcycle crash protectors

    20 February 2017 by MCN News

    Top 5 motorcycle crash protectors

    MCN ShopSpecifically designed to protect your bodywork and engine in the event your bikes ends up on its side, here are five sturdy examples from the MCN Shop to prevent tears and oil being shed. R&G...

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