New bikes (Jan - Dec 2007)

  • The crate escape

    03 February 2007 by Marc Abbott

    The crate escape

    MCN's production editor Marc Abbott has taken delivery of a Lifan GY200 enduro bike.  Join him as the wrapping comes off the crate.  £500 for a road legal bike delivered to your door...

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  • Buell gets dirty

    31 January 2007 by Tony Carter

    Buell gets dirty

    We’ve just heard a cracking rumour that Buell is going to make a motocross bike, which would be available to buy in dealer's shops in three years time!  Details are scarce at the moment, but we...

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  • Harley's XL1200N

    30 January 2007 by Ben Purvis

    Harley's XL1200N

    Harley-Davidson has revealed its new XL1200N Nightster – a stripped-back Sportster aimed at traditional custom fans. Based on the latest 2007 Sportster, the Nightster combines the big 1200cc...

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  • Final edition Hayabusa

    25 January 2007 by MCN

    Final edition Hayabusa

    Suzuki is set to reveal a limited-edition version of its eight-year-old Hayabusa later this year to mark the end of production of the legendary bike. While the Busa name is likely to continue with an...

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  • Video: 07 CBR600 V R6

    24 January 2007 by MCN

    Video: 07 CBR600 V R6

    Watch road tester Adam Child tests out the new CBR600RR against the Yamaha R6. In our comprehensive 600 group test last February not only did Yamaha’s new R6 grab the honours, Suzuki’s GSX-R was...

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  • Video: FZ6 Fazer

    24 January 2007 by Adam Child / Howard Boylan

    Video: FZ6 Fazer

    The original Fazer was a simple, but brilliantly successful idea.  A detuned, carburated Thundercat engine held in a basic frame with budget suspension may not exactly ‘give wood’, but it was...

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  • Suzuki Bandit questions

    23 January 2007 by Phil West

    Suzuki Bandit questions

    What do you really want to know about Suzuki's all-new GSF1250 Bandit?  One of Britain's best selling and most popular budget bikes of the last decade has just had it's biggest revamp ever,...

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  • The Vision of the future

    19 January 2007 by Tom Rayner

    The Vision of the future

    These are the world’s first pictures of the new Victory Vision; a bike that its American manufacturer claims is going to revolutionise the touring market. By merging classic American style (with the...

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  • Triumph caught on video

    11 January 2007 by Ben Purvis

    This new Triumph prototype has been caught testing at the Almeria circuit in Spain. Although it looks a lot like a stock Speed Triple, the bike has a double-sided swingarm similar to that on the Daytona 675, and a different chassis compared to the stock Speed Triple. The exhaust system appear to be from the 1050cc Speed Triple – suggesting this machine has the big 1050cc triple rather than the...

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  • Video: 1098 on the dyno

    10 January 2007 by MCN

    Video: 1098 on the dyno

    Ducati’s new 1098 arrived at the MCN office for the first time last week and caused quite a stir before it was whisked away to get it’s first dyno run. Check out the video to hear just how good...

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  • Video: Ferrari Supermoto

    09 January 2007 by MCN

    Video: Ferrari Supermoto

    Senior Road Tester Michael Neeves has been to Italy to test the most exotic and expensive supermoto ever built – the Terra Modena 198. This new model carries a price tag of £15,600 with its Ferrari...

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  • Desmo RR's going fast

    04 January 2007 by MCN

    Desmo RR's going fast

    Any doubts Ducati had about the Desmosidici RR selling at the huge price of £38,000 a pop are out the window. Ducati Coventry has already sold 20 of the full-blown road-going MotoGP replicas on...

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