New bikes (March 2005)

  • Exclusive: Ducati RR pics

    25 March 2005

    Exclusive: Ducati RR pics

    Want to see the most exciting production Ducati ever built? The road-going Ducati V4 Desmosedici GP replica, with 200bhp? Exclusive pictures of the actual bike undergoing testing, with full details,...

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  • Bargain price for Bullets

    25 March 2005

    Bargain price for Bullets

    A price rethink from Royal Enfield means that you can now buy a brand new Bullet 350 for less than two grand. The classic bike, which is practically unchanged from the 1950s machine has had its price...

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  • England's footy scooter

    25 March 2005

    England's footy scooter

    Italian scooter maker Piaggio has landed the deal to make the official England football team scooter. The limited edition England NRG Power 50cc is inspired by the design of the new team strip, as...

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  • BMW booms across EC

    18 March 2005

    BMW booms across EC

    BMW is celebrating sales success across Europe – shifting up a gear to a record new market share at home in Germany, too. BMWs account for one in five bikes sold in Germany. And the firm has...

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  • Are you 'rufty, tufty?'

    18 March 2005

    Are you 'rufty, tufty?'

    Riders across the UK have reacted with a mixture of amusement and anger after being labelled "rufty, tufty, racers" by a spokesman for the British Motorcyclists Federation (BMF). Jeff...

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  • 3000kms in 24 hours

    18 March 2005

    3000kms in 24 hours

    Friday night - March 18 (For reference: 100kmh = 62.15mph) 00.00 hrs: Take off in Leiden (Leiden lies 30 km's south of Amsterdam) on the new BMW K1200S for a trip through Germany, Switzerland,...

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  • Rod is Wright choice

    18 March 2005

    Rod is Wright choice

    Ex Arsenal and England legend Ian Wright has picked up a new Harley Street Rod. Wright was joined by his step son - and current England international - Shaun Wright-Phillips when he visited Thames...

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  • Naked bikes on the rise

    11 March 2005

    Naked bikes on the rise

    Big naked bikes have become the new must-have, with the wealth of new machines launched recently making the category one of the only growth areas in new bike sales. Cold weather in February saw total...

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  • New bike every 3 months

    11 March 2005

    New bike every 3 months

    Fancy a new bike delivered to your door every three months? A new leasing scheme offers exactly that for as little as £250 a month for an SV1000S. All you have to do is commit for a minimum of...

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  • Video: 1000cc group test

    04 March 2005

    Video: 1000cc group test

    This week's MCN - out from Wednesday March 9 - features our exclusive group test of the all-new K5 GSX-R1000 versus the ZX-10R, Blade and R1. We travelled to the south of France to pitch the bikes...

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  • Win a K1200S

    04 March 2005

    Win a K1200S

    If you fancy winning yourself a brand new BMW K1200S then make sure you pop along to a BMW dealer on March 12 for the launch of it’s 2005 bikes. All of BMW’s new bikes will be in dealers...

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  • Bullet Trials on sale now

    01 March 2005

    Bullet Trials on sale now

    Royal Enfield has announced the availability of the trials version of its updated Bullet Sixty-5 that was first shown at the NEC. The Sixty-5 T proved so popular with Enfield fans at the show that...

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  • Test ride new MT-01

    01 March 2005

    Test ride new MT-01

    Fancy trying out Yamaha’s head-turning new MT-01? Demo rides are being made available from Saturday, March 5 – its official dealer launch day. Among the dealers advertising MT-01 test...

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