New bikes (March 2008)

  • Ducati reveal new Monster 696+

    26 March 2008 by Liam Marsden

    Ducati reveal new Monster 696+

    Ducati's new Monster 696 isn't due in the UK till May, but Ducati has already launched another version of the Monster 696 - the Monster 696+. The 696+ will come already accessorised with two of...

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  • MCN Daily 25/03/08: Your daily video motorcycle news

    25 March 2008 by Angus Farquhar

    In episode 71 of the MCN Daily motorcycle news show we hear David Cameron ignores traffic laws while cycling, Michael Schumacher proves he is good on two wheels and BSB testing falls victim to the weather.  Subscribe to this podcast with RSS  Subscribe with iTunes Check out the video below to catch up with all the news in just three minutes then email us here to let us...

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  • My new GSX-R750 - better than I'd hope for

    23 March 2008 by Andy Harrod

    It was a cold wet saturday afternoon but that did not stop me going to pick up my new K8 GSX-R750. I was trading up from a K6 GSX-R600 and I must admit that this new bike had a lot to live up to. As soon as I left the dealer I could feel the bike still felt as comfy and precise as the bike i had just left behind. As it was wet and blowing a gale I had the excuse to...

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  • Prague 2008

    21 March 2008 by Dave Sandham

    Prague 2008

    I was over in Prague for a stag party when I happend to spot a group of bikers coming out of the underground station all carrying what looked like newly purchased motorcycle lids. I followed the trail...

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  • 2008 Aprilia Tuono colours revealed

    21 March 2008 by Chris Newbigging

    2008 Aprilia Tuono colours revealed

    Aprilia has released these pictures of the 2008-spec Tuono 1000 in new silver and orange colour schemes. In a break with Aprilia’s usual trend of painting their motorcycles in lairy colours with bold...

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  • Riders rush to buy the KTM RC8

    10 March 2008 by Michael Carroll

    Riders rush to buy the KTM RC8

    KTM has already pre-sold 180 of the 350 RC8’s destined to come to the UK. The motorcycle has been causing quite a stir since it was introduced last year so it is no surprise it is selling well. Watch...

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  • Wet weather leaves '08 bikes un-collected

    10 March 2008 by Michael Carroll

    Wet weather leaves '08 bikes un-collected

    Scotland’s weather isn’t known for being the most forgiving, but a particularly unpleasant start to March has impacted deliveries of new motorcycles in the country. Dealers who had geared up for the...

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  • Sbarro reveals four-wheeled motorcycle

    05 March 2008 by MCN Newsdesk

    Sbarro reveals four-wheeled motorcycle

    Geneva-based designer Franco Sbarro has revealed the Pendolauto concept bike at the annual Geneva Motor Show. The four-wheeled leaning "bike" uses independent front and rear suspension to allow it to...

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  • New Sachs SX1 Scooter

    04 March 2008 by Liam Marsden

    New Sachs SX1 Scooter

    Sachs has released a new learner-legal 50cc sport scooter – the SX1. The scooter features halogen and LED lights at the front and an LED light cluster at the rear. The SX1 has 12” tri-spoke alloy...

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  • Honda DN-01 price announced

    03 March 2008 by MCN Newsdesk

    Honda DN-01 price announced

    Honda has announced the price of its new DN-01 automatic motorcycle - but only in Japan. Over there, the innovative machine with its hydraulic drive system will cost 1,239,000 Yen, which translates to...

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