First rides & tests (September 2010)

  • Video: Quantya Evo1 electric bike review

    20 October 2010 by MCN

    Video: Quantya Evo1 electric bike review

    This is the Quantya Evo1 Track - an electric enduro bike that costs just over £10,000 in road legal trim. Watch the video to see MCN's resident dirt monkey and WSB reporter Michael Guy spend a day...

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  • Video: 2010 Honda CBF1000 v Suzuki GSX1250F

    06 October 2010 by MCN

    Video: 2010 Honda CBF1000 v Suzuki GSX1250F

    Honda’s facelifted CBF1000 aims to deliver the style to match its unquestioned versatility. But is it enough to beat Suzuki’s class-leading GSX1250FA? Find a sports tourer for sale Watch the video...

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  • Video: £1500 Modern Classic challenge part 2 - GSX-R750F, FS1-E DX, GPZ900R A1

    27 September 2010 by MCN

    The dream is one thing, a fun pastime, a fantasy - but what’s it actually like if you bite the bullet and buy one of these bikes? To find out we set ourselves a challenge. To buy three ‘modern classics’ for no more than £1500 each. Find your dream motorcycle in bikes for sale In the second week of the challenge Jim Moore from Practical Sportsbikes gives his expert opinion on the motorcycles the...

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  • Near-standard S1000RR hits 202mph

    24 September 2010 by John Westlake

    Near-standard S1000RR hits 202mph

    A standard BMW S1000RR with an off-the-shelf Akrapovic exhaust, a smaller rear sprocket and some gaffer tape over slots in the screen cracked 202mph from a standing start in one mile. The speed run...

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  • Video: Onboard a Ducati 848 Evo

    22 September 2010 by James Keen

    Video: Onboard a Ducati 848 Evo

    In this week's MCN we take the new Ducati 848 Evo to the insanely fast Siracusa track to test it against it's supersports competition - namely the Yamaha R6 and Daytona 675. Full video test: 848 Evo...

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  • Ducati 848 EVO - full review

    14 September 2010 by James Keen

    Ducati 848 EVO - full review

    The Ducati 848 EVO has been ridden and rated by MCN - you can read the full web review in the bike reviews section.             ...

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  • 2011 Harley 883 SuperLow first ride

    14 September 2010 by Ped Baker

    2011 Harley 883 SuperLow first ride

    This is the new shortie-friendly version of last year’s Sportster XL883L and comes with a bigger 17 litre tank, new seat, longer travel rear suspension, new five spoke wheels and fresh paint.

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  • World’s best custom on the road!

    01 September 2010 by Adam Child

    World’s best custom on the road!

    The day this award-winning Harley-Davidson arrived back in the UK, MCN was lucky enough to take the priceless V-twin for a spin on the road. This week’s MCN (out now) reveals all the key details about...

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