First rides & tests (March 2016)

  • Honda 2016 NC750X launch

    18 March 2016 by Andy Downes

    Honda 2016 NC750X launch

    Honda’s NC750X has become a consistently big seller for the company and the new 2016 model improves on the outgoing model in almost every regard. Key changes to the suspension, the Dual Clutch...

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  • Ducati Multistrada Enduro first ride

    17 March 2016 by Simon Hargreaves

    Ducati Multistrada Enduro first ride

    Live from the launch of Ducati’s first true adventure bike We're half-way through the debut of Ducati’s first proper off-road adventure bike, the Multistrada 1200 Enduro, and even with just 50 miles...

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  • Ducati Multistrada Enduro first ride incoming

    17 March 2016 by Simon Hargreaves

    Ducati Multistrada Enduro first ride incoming

    It’s easy to explain what Ducati’s new Multistrada 1200 Enduro is. It’s a Multistrada 1200 S with added Enduro. In other words, Ducati have taken the 1200 S – even down to an almost identical 160bhp,...

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  • Honda NC750X launch preview

    17 March 2016 by Andy Downes

    Honda NC750X launch preview

    Honda’s updated NC750 range, along with the Integra scooter, will be tested by MCN later this week in Spain so here is a recap of the changes made to the big-selling range of bikes. The actual riding...

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  • Launch: Moto Guzzi V9 Bobber & Roamer

    15 March 2016 by Jon Urry

    Launch: Moto Guzzi V9 Bobber & Roamer

    The current craze for retro bikes should be playing right into the hands of Moto Guzzi as few two-wheeler manufacturers can call on such a wealth of heritage. So, with this in mind, Guzzi have played...

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  • Triumph Thruxton R launch report

    07 March 2016 by Jon Urry

    Triumph Thruxton R launch report

    Live from the launch of the Triumph T120 Black and Thruxton R. After a gentle morning on the T120 Black, the pace certainly picked up with the arrival of the Thruxton R this afternoon. Compared to the...

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  • Triumph T120 Bonneville first ride

    07 March 2016 by Jon Urry

    Triumph T120 Bonneville first ride

    Live from the launch of the Triumph T120 Black and Thruxton R. It’s early in the morning in Portugal and Triumph has decided to ease us into the day with a ride on the new T120 Black rather than...

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