Bike news

  • Indian Scout Bobber unveiled

    15 July 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Indian Scout Bobber unveiled

    When it comes to discreet or blacked-out bikes, Indian don’t really spring to mind- they’re much more famous for chroming everything and leather tassels, so customers have been taking matters into...

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  • Bike of the day: MV Agusta F4 1000RC

    14 July 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: MV Agusta F4 1000RC

    Bikes for saleYou don’t need to be a genius to figure out why this sexy F4 1000RC is today’s bike of the day. Proper bike porn. Seller says A very reluctant sale. This is number 50 of only 250 made worldwide. The...

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  • Video: Harley-Davidson at DirtQuake

    14 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Video: Harley-Davidson at DirtQuake

    This past weekend saw the sixth DirtQuake event take place at King's Lynn, and this year's was better than ever, with Harley-Davidson, Triumph and Indian all taking part in some capacity. The event...

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  • Commute for less with these great scooter

    13 July 2017 by MCN News

    Commute for less with these great scooter

    Bikes for saleYeah, motorcycles are fun, but they're also incredibly practical when it comes to commuting. What's even more practical for commuting than a motorcycle? That's right, a scooter. They have all the...

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  • Bike of the day: Suzuki Hayabusa

    13 July 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Suzuki Hayabusa

    Bikes for saleToday's bike of the day is this 2004 Suzuki Hayabusa. On sale for £4, 495, the seller says: “A superb Busa with only 13,054 miles from new. Lovely and original except for a Double Bubble Screen &...

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  • Join the freedom fighters

    13 July 2017 by Justin Hayzelden

    Join the freedom fighters

    You’ll see MAG at almost motorcycle rally or event in the UK, but do you know what they do and what it means for you? The Motorcycle Action Group (MAG) was founded in 1973 to campaign against the...

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  • Pub chain bans bikers

    13 July 2017 by James Archibald

    Pub chain bans bikers

    A pub chain which recently barred people from swearing has now also banned motorcyclists. The daft ruling emerged after a rider parked up at The Royal Oak pub at Ulley before being told that he would...

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  • Triumph introduce armed forces discount

    13 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Triumph introduce armed forces discount

    Triumph have announced discounts on new models for all current serving members of the British Army, Royal Air Force, Royal Navy, Royal Marines and Territorial Army. Two levels of discounts will be...

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  • Ninja 650 and Z650 get new colour schemes

    13 July 2017 by James Archibald

    Ninja 650 and Z650 get new colour schemes

    Kawasaki have announced new paint schemes for the Ninja 650 and Z650 models for 2018. The faired and sporty-looking Ninja 650 will be available in a new Pearl Strom Grey and also a Candy Plasma Blue...

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  • Top 5 AGV helmets

    13 July 2017 by James Archibald

    Top 5 AGV helmets

    MCN ShopWhen it comes to helmets, AGV are considered to be up there with the best of them. They protect the heads of many of the world’s leading racers, with both Valentino Rossi and Guy Martin sporting lids...

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  • New Yamaha X-Max 400 announced

    13 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    New Yamaha X-Max 400 announced

    Yamaha have unveiled the new X-Max 400, set for release in autumn 2017, which the firm says has better comfort, performance and practicality than ever before. The 400cc liquid-cooled single cylinder...

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  • News podcast episode 5

    12 July 2017 by MCN News

    News podcast episode 5

    Senior News Reporter Jordan Gibbons is joined by Web Producer Liam Marsden for the fifth MCN news podcast to chat about this week's news in the motorcycling world.  This week the guys discuss the...

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  • MCN users show us their knee down pics

    12 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    MCN users show us their knee down pics

    Last week we published a story detailing the most important points to achieving the holy grail for many motorcycle riders; getting your knee down. We also shared the article to our Facebook page,...

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  • Bike of the day: Suzuki GSX-R1000

    12 July 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Suzuki GSX-R1000

    Bikes For SaleToday's bike of the day is this 2015 Suzuki GSX-R1000. On sale for £8, 490, the seller says “This stunner is immaculate and has a documented Voltcom paint job done by Dream Machine. Comes fitted with...

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  • First ride: 2017 BMW S1000XR

    12 July 2017 by Adam Child

    First ride: 2017 BMW S1000XR

    BMW launched the S1000XR in late 2014 and the German adventure sport missile was an immediate success, winning MCN’s Best Adventure Sport Bike crown in 2015 and 2016. Since its birth the XR has faced...

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  • KTM RC390 updated for 2017

    12 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    KTM RC390 updated for 2017

    KTM have announced a host of changes for the 2017 RC 390 sportsbike, including a new ride-by-wire throttle, side-mounted exhaust and power assist slipper clutch. KTM say the new ride-by-wire throttle...

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  • Who makes the best retro machines?

    11 July 2017 by MCN News

    Who makes the best retro machines?

    Retro machines are all the rage right now. Bikes like the Ducati Scrambler, Triumph Thruxton and BMW R nineT are impressing everyone who rides them and flying out of showrooms. To celebrate the...

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  • 4 brilliant vented jackets to keep you cool

    11 July 2017 by MCN News

    4 brilliant vented jackets to keep you cool

    MCN ShopIt might not last long, but riding in this glorious sunshine for the past few weeks is really making us smile. What doesn't make us smile is returning home a sweaty mess after wearing jackets without...

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  • Top 9 great motorcycle reads

    11 July 2017 by MCN News

    Top 9 great motorcycle reads

    In no particular order, for when the weather is a bit pants or even when you fancy riding your bike somewhere and stopping off for a rest, read one of these: Autobiographies, history and adventure...

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  • Video: Man takes his three dogs for a ride

    11 July 2017 by MCN

    Video: Man takes his three dogs for a ride

    Popping out for a Sunday ride with your significant other or one of your kids riding pillion is pretty normal, but popping out with not one, not two, but three of your dogs on the back is pretty out...

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  • Kawasaki launch motorcycle care products

    11 July 2017 by James Archibald

    Kawasaki launch motorcycle care products

    Kawasaki are launching their own range of motorcycle cleaning and care products in conjunction with their Team Green partner Team 6t9. The products will be officially launched at the sixth round of...

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  • 101-year-old granny leads motorbike convoy

    11 July 2017 by James Archibald

    101-year-old granny leads motorbike convoy

    Maud Cartlidge, who celebrated her 101st birthday on Sunday was pleasantly surprised when she had the opportunity to ride pillion and lead a motorcycle convoy of nearly 100 bikes around...

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  • Gallery: DirtQuake goes worldwide

    11 July 2017 by MCN News

    Gallery: DirtQuake goes worldwide

    How many motorcycle events are there where you can watch professional racers line up against amateurs, see old clunkers do battle with modern machines and watch three people try to down six pints of...

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  • Suter and Arch Motorcycles form partnership

    11 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Suter and Arch Motorcycles form partnership

    Arch Motorcycles, the motorcycle company founded by Hollywood star Keanu Reeves, has partnered with European race bike specialists Suter. The partnership will see Suters become available in North...

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  • Bike of the day: Aprilia RSV1000R

    11 July 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Aprilia RSV1000R

    Bikes For SaleToday's bike of the day is this 2007 Aprilia RSV1000 Mille R. On sale for £7,995, the seller says “This rare 2007 RSV 1000 Mille R is one of just 200 machines made in the Bol d’Or edition colours.

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