First rides & tests (November 2012)

  • MV Agusta Brutale 800 launch

    29 November 2012 by MCN

    MV Agusta Brutale 800 launch

    MCN is at the press launch of the new MV Agusta Brutale 800 in Cannes this morning. MCN's Andy Downes is just about to set off on a three hour test ride on the roads of the South of France and will...

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  • First ride! New Moto Guzzi California

    23 November 2012 by MCN Editorial

    First ride! New Moto Guzzi California

    Moto Guzzi's new California 1400 is proving every bit as good to ride as it is to look at. MCN Senior Road Tester Adam Child is currently putting the all-new heavyweight cruiser through its paces in...

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  • Picture gallery: Kawasaki W800 Spirit

    08 November 2012 by MCN

    Picture gallery: Kawasaki W800 Spirit

    Specialist bike builders Spirit of the Seventies were commissioned by Kawasaki UK to build a one-off W800, with styling and key spec details chosen by Facebook fans. Spirit then created designs and...

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  • MV Brutale 800 announced

    02 November 2012 by Phil West, Executive Editor

    MV Brutale 800 announced

    This is the brand new MV Agusta Brutale 800 – a new three-cylinder roadster based on the Brutale 675, fitting between it and the bigger, four-cylinder 1090 Brutales and set to challenge the likes of...

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  • New Triumph Street Triple R ridden

    01 November 2012 by MCN News Team

    New Triumph Street Triple R ridden

    Triumph’s new 2013 Street Triple R is currently being put through its paces in southern Spain by MCN Senior Road Tester Michael Neeves. Here are his first impressions.: “The big news is Triumph have...

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