First rides & tests (May 2016)

  • World first test: SWM RS650R

    29 May 2016 by Michael Guy

    World first test: SWM RS650R

    Instead, serious round-the-world riders are using smaller-capacity singles including favourites such as the ancient-but-capable Suzuki DRZ400, Yamaha XT660 or the current KTM 690 Enduro...

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  • Triumph Thruxton R v Norton Dominator SS

    29 May 2016 by Michael Neeves

    Triumph Thruxton R v Norton Dominator SS

    We’ve been in love with the Thruxton since it’s launch but how does it compare against that other great British icon, the Norton... They might both be the best of British but the Triumph and Norton...

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  • First ride: Ducati Scrambler Flat Track Pro

    19 May 2016 by Michael Neeves

    First ride: Ducati Scrambler Flat Track Pro

    Here’s a flattracker you can ride every day. The £8995 Ducati Scrambler Flat Track Pro is the latest addition to the Scrambler family. Ducati’s Scrambler range has been a phenomenal success, from the...

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  • Yamaha MT-10 launch incoming

    04 May 2016 by MCN News

    Yamaha MT-10 launch incoming

    MCN Senior Road Tester Michael Neeves is going to be in Spain later this week for the launch of Yamaha’s eagerly awaited MT-10. Essentially an R1 without a fairing, the MT-10 is tuned to deliver...

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