First rides & tests (October 2008)

  • Video: 2009 Kawasaki ZX-6R launch test

    31 October 2008 by Angus Farquhar, Adam Child

    Video: 2009 Kawasaki ZX-6R launch test

    MCN man Adam Child is now back inthe UK after testing the 2009 Kawasaki ZX-6R for the first time and he brought back this video report on the new motorcycle. Check out the video below to see what Chad...

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  • Moto Guzzi 1200 Sport 4v first ride!

    29 October 2008 by Michael Neeves

    Moto Guzzi 1200 Sport 4v first ride!

    MCN’s Senior Road Tester, Michael Neeves, is in Italy to ride Moto Guzzi’s brand new 1200 Sport 4V and he’s at the factory for this world exclusive first ride. Here’s his first...

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  • The PB100: 3 - Suzuki GSX-R1000 K4

    28 October 2008 by Performance Bikes

    The PB100: 3 - Suzuki GSX-R1000 K4

    The 100 bikes to ride before you die, brought to you by the guys at MCN's sister title, Performance Bikes. More power, more torque, less weight, more useable. What’s not to like? In the...

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  • First ride! 2009 Kawasaki ZX-6R

    28 October 2008 by Adam Child

    First ride! 2009 Kawasaki ZX-6R

    MCN Road Tester Adam Child is in Japan to ride Kawasaki’s all new ZX-6R. Here’s his initial impressions.  “This new Kawasaki ZX-6R has been heavily revised for 2009, the main areas where they...

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  • Video: 2009 Yamaha XVS950 Midnight Star first ride

    24 October 2008 by Angus Farquhar, Adam Child

    MCN Man Adam Child headed out to Georgia, US, to get us this video of the first ride on the new XVS 950 Midnight Star from Yamaha. Check out the video below to see the bike in action and hear what Chad thinks of the new lightweight cruiser.

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  • Video: Buell 1125CR first look

    23 October 2008 by Angus Farquhar, Trevor Franklin

    Buell has launched the new 1125CR, a naked version of its 1125R sports bike and MCN man Trevor Franklin was there to take a look. Check out the video below to see the bike and hear what Trev thinks.

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  • The PB100: 2 - Honda RC45

    20 October 2008 by Guy Martin for Performance Bikes

    The PB100: 2 - Honda RC45

    The 100 bikes to ride before you die, brought to you by the guys at MCN's sister title, Performance Bikes. The 10-year-old 750 that makes as much power as an 08 Blade. I have a small list of...

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  • The PB100: 1 - Honda SP1

    15 October 2008 by Performance Bikes

    The PB100: 1 - Honda SP1

    The 100 bikes to ride before you die, brought to you by the guys at MCN's sister title, Performance Bikes. Get the next 3 issues of PB for £3 when you subscribe before November 5th It seemed Honda...

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  • Video: Bimota DB7 takes on the Ducati 1098R and MV F4 1000 312RR

    14 October 2008 by Angus Farquhar, Mykel Nicolaou, Michael Neeves

    There is no doubt that the new Bimota DB7 is a stunning machine, but is it good enough to take on the cream of the Italian crop? To find out we took along the video camera as all three motorcycles were put through there paces at the Misano circuit in Italy. Check out the video below to see the bikes in action an find out if the Bimota can live up to the challenge.

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