New bikes (May 2008)

  • MCN Daily 29-05-08: Your daily video motorcycle news

    29 May 2008 by Angus Farquhar, Michael Carroll, Sarah Carnell

    In episode 114 of the MCN Daily motorcycle news show Valentino Rossi says he will not retire in 2009 and the Yamaha Tenere is available in the UK.  Check out the video above to catch up with all the news in just three minutes.

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  • New 2009 Yamaha V-Max: Official pictures

    27 May 2008 by MCN News Desk

    New 2009 Yamaha V-Max: Official pictures

    This is the first official picture ever seen of Yamaha's new 2009 V-Max - and you can see many more in Wednesday's MCN (May 28, 2008). Find a Yamaha V-Max for sale Read the Yamaha V-Max...

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  • Suzuki announce limited edition GSX-R1000

    21 May 2008 by Liam Marsden

    Suzuki announce limited edition GSX-R1000

    Suzuki GB has announced a limited edition run of pearl white and metallic silver for the GSX-R1000. The white and silver option will join the already existing white/blue and black colour...

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  • Video: Honda plans dual-clutch gearbox

    14 May 2008 by Ben Purvis

    Motorcycles are set to join the gearbox revolution that has hit the car world, with Honda preparing to unleash dual-clutch semi-automatic technology for motorcycles. Dual-clutch gearboxs have been around for cars since 2003 and now Honda are the first bike maker to show an interest in the system, hoping to install it into an inline four-cylinder sports bike engine. Skip the video to the...

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  • Picture gallery: Royal Enfield Woodsman

    13 May 2008 by Liam Marsden

    Picture gallery: Royal Enfield Woodsman

    Royal Enfield has just released another variant of their Bullet, the Royal Enfield Woodsman in the style of retro trail bikes. Just like Triumph did with the Triumph Scrambler. The 499cc single...

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  • Derbi’s motorcycle/bicycle hybrid

    09 May 2008 by Ben Purvis

    Derbi’s motorcycle/bicycle hybrid

    This week’s MotOh show in Barcelona saw the first showing of Derbi’s latest concept motorcycle – a machine that’s part motorcycle, part mountain bike. Called the DH2.0 – DH stands for Down Hill –...

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  • Honda CB1000R due to go on sale July 4

    09 May 2008 by Michael Carroll

    Honda CB1000R due to go on sale July 4

    Honda’s CB1000R is scheduled to go on sale in dealers on July 4, following a successful European launch in April. Video: Honda CB1000R first ride The Honda CB1000R would be available in...

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  • MCN Daily 08/05/08: Your daily video motorcycle news

    08 May 2008 by Angus Farquhar

    In episode 101 of the MCN Daily motorcycle news show Bikesure launches a new insurance scheme, Jorge Lorenzo is facing a tough fight to be fit for Le Mans and Chaz Davies may ride in MotoGP this season.  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 know what you...

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  • Husqvarna reveal TE310 and TC450 for 2009

    07 May 2008 by Liam Marsden

    Husqvarna reveal TE310 and TC450 for 2009

    Husqvarna has revealed new enduro models for 2009 – the TC 450 and the TE310. The all new Husqvarna TE310 takes Husqvarnas range of four stroke enduro motorcycles to four models. Both the TE 310 and...

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  • Video: Custom Ducati goes into production

    07 May 2008 by Ben Purvis

    Custom motorcycle designer Jens vom Brauck has decided to put his Moto Scrambler Ducati special into production. Vom Brauck was crowned winner of the Design Your Dream Ducati competition in 2004 and we have already ridden the special that the new bike is based on. Watch the video to above to see the Scrambler in action and the video on the right to see one of his...

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  • MCN Daily 02/05/08: Your daily video motorcycle news

    02 May 2008 by Angus Farquhar

    In episode 98 of the MCN Daily motorcycle news show James Toseland is not too worried about finishing 13th in Shanghai, Jorge Lorenzo is a doubt for this weekend’s Chinese MotoGP and Harley are to put the XR1200 into full production.  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...

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