Bike news

  • Bike of the day: Kawasaki GTR1400

    16 September 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Kawasaki GTR1400

    Bikes For SaleToday's bike of the day is this classy, smooth 2008 Kawasaki GTR1400.  MCN says "This Kawasaki GTR1400 was long-awaited, long-rumoured flagship sports tourer based on the powerhouse ZZ-R1400 –...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda Africa Twin

    15 September 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Honda Africa Twin

    Bikes For SaleConfidence inspiring when riding in the dirt is today's bike of the day: This 2016 Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin.  MCN says “The 2016 Africa Twin's physical size makes it a breath of fresh air...

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  • Trikes: Mad choice or fun alternative?

    15 September 2017 by MCN News

    Trikes: Mad choice or fun alternative?

    It was a reader’s query that got me thinking. He was asking should he buy a trike? Specifically, a new Harley-Davidson Freewheeler, reduced in price from about £23k to £20k. Trikes are very niche.

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  • Video: Akrapovic pay tribute to superbikes

    14 September 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Video: Akrapovic pay tribute to superbikes

    Solvenian exhaust manufacturer Akrapovic have released a montage of how all the current superbikes sound with Akrapovic exhausts. Spoiler alert; they all sound awesome. Headphones on. Volume up. A...

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  • Revved Up is the perfect seaside destination

    14 September 2017 by MCN News

    Revved Up is the perfect seaside destination

    The Essex coast has long been a popular rideout for bikers across London and the South East; with numerous ways to get there, from fast A-roads to quiet rural routes, there’s nothing like the feeling...

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  • Win a copy of John McGuinness Built for Speed

    14 September 2017 by MCN News

    Win a copy of John McGuinness Built for Speed

    win itThis thrilling autobiography gets you into the head of the man who stares death in the face and doesn't flinch - it's also laugh-out-loud amusing. The book tells the tale of how McGuinness went from...

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  • Bike of the day: Triumph Daytona 675

    14 September 2017 by James Archibald

    Bike of the day: Triumph Daytona 675

    Bikes for saleA beautiful bike centred around a brilliant triple motor make this Daytona 675 today's bike of the day. Seller says “A great value sports bike in good condition with very recent tyres, R&G crash...

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  • News podcast episode 13: The new Ducati V4

    13 September 2017 by MCN News

    News podcast episode 13: The new Ducati V4

    Welcome to the latest episode of the MCN News Podcast is an online offering from MCN, discussing the latest news in the biking world. The MCN News Podcast is available regularly via Soundcloud and the...

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  • 101 years old and still riding every day!

    13 September 2017 by James Archibald

    101 years old and still riding every day!

    You may have stumbled across the 100 Year Old Driving School on ITV last night. If you did, you’ll have no doubt come across Jock, the 101 year old who still rides his scooter every day. Have you ever...

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  • Bike of the day: Suzuki GSX-R750

    13 September 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Suzuki GSX-R750

    Bikes for sale More power than a 600 and more agile than a 1000, this GSX-R750 is today’s bike of the day. Seller says Looking like a bike taken straight off the racetrack, this MotoGP replica has got to be...

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  • Get £1400 off Zero Motorcycles

    13 September 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Get £1400 off Zero Motorcycles

    Zero Motorcycles are offering end of summer discounts upto £1400 on their dual sport models, which means riders in the UK can make the move to electric for just over £8000. The American manufacturer -...

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  • 2018 Yamaha X-MAX 125 revealed

    13 September 2017 by Liam Marsden

    2018 Yamaha X-MAX 125 revealed

    Yamaha have unveiled an updated X-MAX 125 for 2018, which brings the baby of the family in line with the larger X-MAX 300 and X-MAX 400 models. Yamaha have sold 140,000 X-MAX 125s since the model was...

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  • Honda MSX125 madness

    13 September 2017 by Jon Urry

    Honda MSX125 madness

    The other day my wife gleefully showed me a video of a chap on YouTube dancing and singing about a pineapple and a pen. To her and her friends, it was the most hilarious thing they had ever seen, and...

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  • Celebrating 25 years of the Honda Fireblade

    12 September 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Celebrating 25 years of the Honda Fireblade

    2017 marks the 25th anniversary of the Honda Fireblade, and to mark the occasion Honda gathered a collection of heritage Fireblades at Rockingham circuit and invited us a long, along with a few...

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  • Teaser video all but confirms new Gold Wing

    12 September 2017 by Richard Newland

    Teaser video all but confirms new Gold Wing

    Honda USA have released the first in a series of five videos in the build up to a new product release on Tuesday, October 24. Honda don’t officially say what the model is, other than it being an...

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  • Kawasaki’s Z650 gets a Flat Track makeover

    12 September 2017 by James Archibald

    Kawasaki’s Z650 gets a Flat Track makeover

    Unveiled at “Chantilly Art & Elegance Richard Mille” at the Chantilly Castle event over the weekend, was Kawasaki’s new-for-2017 Z650 transformed into a flat tracker. Custom outfit, MRS...

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  • Moto Guzzi's Open House gathers 15,000

    12 September 2017 by James Archibald

    Moto Guzzi's Open House gathers 15,000

    Celebrating 96 years since the first production Moto Guzzi was released, 15,000 of the Italian firm's riders gathered at Lake Como to show their support.  People gathered from all over Europe at...

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  • Bike of the day: BMW S1000XR

    12 September 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: BMW S1000XR

    Bikes for saleBlisteringly fast with all-day practicality, what more could you want? This S1000XR is today’s bike of the day. Seller says “This has to be probably the best equipped adventure sports bike around and...

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  • Bike of the day: Suzuki SV1000 S

    11 September 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Suzuki SV1000 S

    Bikes for saleAn inexpensive bike with a pair of aftermarket end cans to enhance that beautiful v-twin soundtrack make this SV1000 today’s bike of the day. Seller says “This gorgeous bronze SV1000 K3 comes with...

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  • Help find Britain's best biking hero!

    11 September 2017 by MCN News

    Help find Britain's best biking hero!

    MCN has teamed up with Carole Nash to uncover the motorcycling’s great and good. We might not know it, but we all know a biking hero. These are people who lend a helping hand, put the time to aid...

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  • 5 motorcycle T-shirts picked by MCN

    11 September 2017 by MCN News

    5 motorcycle T-shirts picked by MCN

    So if you didn’t know, there are some amazing T-shirts available for not too much money (£16.99) at MCN’s merchandise shop. We’ve been through and hand-picked a few of our favourite designs but there...

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  • Ducati to host Performance Open weekend

    11 September 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Ducati to host Performance Open weekend

    Official Ducati dealers throughout the UK will be hosting an open weekend (September 16-17) dedicated to Ducati Performance accessories and apparel, which will see a selection of special...

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  • Bikers gather for massive Air Ambulance ride

    11 September 2017 by James Archibald

    Bikers gather for massive Air Ambulance ride

    Yesterday saw more than 3,000 bikers taking part in the eighteenth annual Ford Dunton to Harwich motorcycle ride out, raising money for the Essex and Herts Air Ambulance. Despite questionable weather,...

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  • Suzuki tempt the SV650 with September offers

    11 September 2017 by James Archibald

    Suzuki tempt the SV650 with September offers

    Suzuki are offering £400 worth of fuel and a free 27-litre top box with every SV650 purchased throughout September. The popular 645cc v-twin was brought back into Suzuki’s range last year and costing...

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  • Top 5 disc locks

    11 September 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Top 5 disc locks

    MCN ShopDisc locks aren't glamorous or pretty, but they can be the difference between riding home and walking out to an empty space where your bike once stood. Not only could they keep your bike safe, but...

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  • You can buy this one off electric bike

    11 September 2017 by Liam Marsden

    You can buy this one off electric bike

    Alan Cross, a veterinary orthopedic surgeon in Atlanta, has spent the last nine months building this pretty awesome looking electric bike in his spare time, and now he's put it up for sale. The bike,...

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