First rides & tests (May 2008)

  • Video: Yamaha R125 takes on the Honda CBR125 and Aprilia RS125

    29 May 2008 by Liam Marsden

    MCN has tested the latest crop of 125cc sports motorcycles; the two stroke Aprilia RS125, Hondas old but faithful CBR125R and Yamahas new kid on the block - the YZF-R125. The group test saw the motorcycles put through their paces around town and on the open roads. To see how they all faired watch the video below and for the full review get a copy of the May 28 edition of MCN.

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  • Video: Onboard BMW HP2 Sport and Aprilia RSV 1000R Factory

    21 May 2008 by Adam Child

    MCN road tester Adam Child travelled to the Albacete race circuit in Spain to pit the world's best sports v-twin motorcycles against each other on track and you can see some of his on-track action below. Chad got to ride the BMW HP2 Sport, KTM RC8 and the Aprilia RSV 1000R Factory against some of the fastest bike testers in the world, including former GP stars Randy Mamola and Jurgen Fuchs. Watch...

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  • Aprilia RX125 and SX125 first test

    15 May 2008 by Chris Newbigging

    Aprilia RX125 and SX125 first test

    MCN has just arrived back from the world launch of Aprilia's SX125 and RX125 two-stroke supermoto and trail motorcycles, revamped to meet Euro3 emissions laws and also to look and feel closer to the...

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  • Video: Kawasaki ZX-10R: Road v race

    14 May 2008 by Adam Child

    Kawasaki's ZX-10R was designed for the race track but also happens to be road legal so just how far apart is it from a genuine racing ZX-10R? MCN road tester Adam Child travelled to Mallory Park to test his ZX-10R long-term test bike against the British Superstock ZX-10R of Astro Racing Kawasaki. Watch the video below to find out the difference and read the full article in MCN, Wednesday, May...

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