Bike news

  • MV Agusta RVS unveiled

    13 June 2017 by Liam Marsden

    MV Agusta RVS unveiled

    MV Agusta have taken the wraps off their new RVS after teasing the new bike in a Youtube clip released in May. Starting out with a standard MV Agusta Dragster 800, the weight of the new model is 160kg...

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  • Aprilia Shiver 900 first ride incoming

    13 June 2017 by Jon Urry

    Aprilia Shiver 900 first ride incoming

    There has been a fair bit of debate on the subject, but Aprilia UK have now confirmed that they will be bringing the new Shiver 900 into the UK and it will cost a slightly odd sounding £8002 OTR due...

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  • Bike of the Day: Honda CBR600F

    12 June 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the Day: Honda CBR600F

    Bikes for saleToday’s bike of the day is the iconic Honda CBR600, bridging the gap nicely between sporty and practical – perfect for a fun everyday machine. Seller says “CBR600F-3 2003; Fuel Injection. Immaculate...

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  • Riding clinic: Keep safe in heavy rain

    11 June 2017 by Adam Child

    Riding clinic: Keep safe in heavy rain

    Look after your visor Clear vision is even more important in heavy rain. This is doubly important as rainwater also tends to cling to a mucky visor, further reducing what you can see. Use an anti-fog...

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  • Bike of the day: Kawasaki GTR1400

    11 June 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Kawasaki GTR1400

    Bikes for saleYes, you can cover big miles on any type of bike, but if you want to feel fresh at the end of a 700 mile day then you really need a proper touring motorcycle. Kawasaki's GTR1400 is often overlooked...

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  • Turns out sidecars can be worth a pretty penny

    10 June 2017 by Neil Murray

    Turns out sidecars can be worth a pretty penny

    Sidecars fetch decent money – even if they’re not attached to a bike! Can’t remember if I mentioned it, but I scratched my sidecar itch a short while ago by buying a BMW R65 and Watsonian combo from a...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda SP-1

    10 June 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Honda SP-1

    Bikes for saleThe last Honda with the exception of the RC213V-S to wear the coveted HRC badge properly, these machines are becoming rare and very sought after now. So naturally, it makes sense to make it today’s...

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  • Motorcycle sales suffering

    09 June 2017 by James Archibald

    Motorcycle sales suffering

    Figures released by the MCIA have shown that motorcycle sales are still suffering in 2017, with the overall figures from May down year on year by 14.1%. New motorcycle registrations have been poor...

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  • Bike of the day: BMW R1200GS

    09 June 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: BMW R1200GS

    Bikes for saleThe R1200GS is the bike by which all adventure motorcycles are measured. Why not treat yourself to this one, which is today's bike of the day. Seller says “This is an immaculate, ultra-low mileage...

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  • Kawasaki announce updates to the KX250F

    08 June 2017 by James Archibald

    Kawasaki announce updates to the KX250F

    Kawasaki have announced updates to their KX250F for the 2018 model.  The changes include revisions to the suspension that sees adjustments to the rear shock and some new components being used in...

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  • Classic Bike Live tickets on sale now

    08 June 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Classic Bike Live tickets on sale now

    Tickets for the 2017 Footman James Classic Bike Live show at the East of England Arena October 28-29 are now on sale. Advance tickets cost £9 for adults, a £3 saving on the day price of £12. Children...

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  • Bike Meet with a View

    08 June 2017 by Justin Hayzelden

    Bike Meet with a View

    With long established meets regularly grabbing the limelight it can often be difficult for new ones to find their feet; heritage means a lot in the world of motorcycling and traditional gatherings are...

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  • Gallery: Adventure bike shootout

    08 June 2017 by MCN News

    Gallery: Adventure bike shootout

    With the adventure bike class still dominating the new-bike market, there has been no let up in the push by manufacturers to be top dog. BMW’s R1200GS is the number one seller year on year and after...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda CBR500R

    08 June 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Honda CBR500R

    Bikes for saleThis Honda CBR500R is toady’s bike of the day and is perfect if you’re on an A2 license.  Seller says This 500R comes lowered with just one former owner and very low mileage. It comes presented...

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  • You could do with one of these in your garage

    07 June 2017 by MCN News

    You could do with one of these in your garage

    Bikes for saleHere are six bikes that have been catching the attention of some of the guys at MCN this week from MCNBikesforSale.com. James Archibald – Junior Web Producer Honda VFR800 £2,395 I have to admit that...

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  • EBR for sale

    07 June 2017 by Liam Marsden

    EBR for sale

    Liquid Asset Partners, the company that bought Erik Buell Racing last year, have put EBR and all of the assets up for sale. The sale which begins today (June 7) and includes a live auction on June 8...

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  • Bike of the day: Suzuki GSX-R1000

    07 June 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Suzuki GSX-R1000

    Bikes for saleThe old GSX-R1000 may not have been quite up there with some of the competition on track, but that doesn’t stop it being a great bike, which is why this one is today’s bike of the day. Seller...

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  • US Ducati dealer wants to buy Ducati

    07 June 2017 by MCN News

    US Ducati dealer wants to buy Ducati

    A Ducati dealership in Portland, Oregon jokingly set up an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign to buy Ducati after rumours circulated that the VW/Audi group is looking to sell the Italian brand. MotoCorsa...

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  • SWM Superdual first ride

    07 June 2017 by Michael Neeves

    SWM Superdual first ride

    SWM’s new Superdual might not be big on bhp, cylinders or electronics, but it’s a proper little do-anything, go-anywhere machine.   Big adventure bikes are now caught up in the same power and...

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  • Prizes: Loads of Top Prizes up for Grabs!!

    07 June 2017 by MCN News Team

    Prizes: Loads of Top Prizes up for Grabs!!

    Win ItHere's our top pick of prizes up for grabs in our free to enter giveaways. It's simple to register, all you need to do is CLICK HERE and away you go. Oakley Crossrange Sunglasses, £157 Summer’s here...

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  • Video: Trackday rider knocked out by bellypan

    06 June 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Video: Trackday rider knocked out by bellypan

    An onboard video from a recent track day at Snetterton shows the moment a rider was knocked unconscious at over 140mph after the bellypan from a bike in front came loose. When the rider, named as Josh...

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  • In this week's issue: Epic Superbike TT

    06 June 2017 by MCN News

    In this week's issue: Epic Superbike TT

    In this week’s issue of MCN we bring you all the latest news from the first races at the 2017 Isle of Man TT as bad weather blighted practice week. Also inside MCN this week BMW R nineT Urban G/S...

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  • Yamaha Venture revealed

    06 June 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Yamaha Venture revealed

    Yamaha have taken the wraps off their new V-twin luxury cruiser, the Star Venture, although there is now word on whether or not the new model will be available in the UK. The new model is powered by a...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda CBR600F

    06 June 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Honda CBR600F

    Bikes for saleA do-it-all motorcycle with a brilliant motor, what’s not to love about this Honda CBR600F?  Seller says “2 owners from new which includes myself. R&G crash protectors, R&G bar ends,...

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  • Bike of the day: BMW S1000RR

    05 June 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: BMW S1000RR

    Bikes for saleFancy something for those sunny Sunday blasts or a track missile? You can have both with this BMW S1000RR, which is today’s bike of the day.  Seller says “Great condition. Full service history...

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  • Make an offer for unsold auction bikes

    05 June 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Make an offer for unsold auction bikes

    The recent H&H Classics National Motorcycle Museum sale saw over 70% of the vehicles going under the hammer heading for new homes, but there was still a substantial amount that failed to sell. The...

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