First rides & tests (October 2016)

  • World first test: Motus MST

    30 October 2016 by John Westlake

    World first test: Motus MST

    Tucked away in an indus- trial unit in Birmingham, Alabama is America’s most intriguing motorcycle manu- facturer. Instead of build- ing their new bike around a V-twin like Harley, Indian, Buell,...

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  • First Ride: 2017 Kawasaki Z1000SX

    24 October 2016 by Adam Child

    First Ride: 2017 Kawasaki Z1000SX

    MCN Senior Road Tester Adam ‘Chad’ Child will be riding Kawasaki’s 2017 upgraded Z1000SX in the south of France tomorrow, and will be sharing live updates throughout the day. The new bike was unveiled...

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  • Throwback Thursday: Aprilia SXV550 first ride

    20 October 2016 by MCN News

    Throwback Thursday: Aprilia SXV550 first ride

    If you're a rival manufacturer to Italian bike makers Aprilia you'd have noticed their annoying but enviable knack of getting things right first time round. During the '90s the Noale factory's 125 and...

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  • Mash TT40 first ride

    20 October 2016 by Peter Henshaw

    Mash TT40 first ride

    Mash have been selling their 400cc retro roadster in the UK for just 18 months, and have now launched a whole string of new bikes, including this 400 café racer, an unashamedly Brit-style 125 and even...

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  • Gallery: Street crawlers

    06 October 2016 by MCN News

    Gallery: Street crawlers

    The factory-fresh custom scene is growing rapidly, and Harley-Davidson reckon their new Roadster has it all, with decent handling and style. TOP STORIES Intermot: Ducati SuperSport revealed ...

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