New bikes (Jan - Dec 2009)

  • BMW S1000RR spotted at NW200

    12 May 2009 by Andy Downes

    BMW S1000RR spotted at NW200

    An eagle-eyed www.motorcyclenews.com user has spotted a BMW S1000RR road bike inside the BMW display area as they were setting up for this weekend's North West 200 race. The arrival of the bike just a...

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  • Triumph Thunderbirds spotted in Barcelona

    11 May 2009 by Andy Downes

    Triumph Thunderbirds spotted in Barcelona

    A www.motorcyclenews.com user attending the Barcelona Formula One race has spotted a fleet of brand new Triumph Thunderbird cruisers at his hotel in Spain. Triumph Thunderbird launch centre Along...

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  • Video: BMW S1000RR walk-around

    10 May 2009 by MCN

    Video: BMW S1000RR walk-around

    MCN's Phil West explains some of the details and technical features of the new BMW S1000RR at the world launch at Monza, Italy.  BMW S1000RR officially unveiled WSB star says road riders will...

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  • BMW S1000RR will match Japanese on price

    09 May 2009 by Phil West

    BMW S1000RR will match Japanese on price

    BMW’s stunning new S1000RR superbike, which the German firm has just officially unveiled at Monza, is set to compete head-on with it’s Japanese rivals not just in performance – but price too. Video:...

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  • BMW S1000RR officially unveiled

    09 May 2009 by James Keen

    BMW S1000RR officially unveiled

    BMW have officially revealed their new S1000RR at the Monza WSB round in Italy. MCN's Phil West is at the unveiling and has sent back initial images and details on the new machine.  BMW...

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  • BMW S1000RR launch: One day to go!

    08 May 2009 by Phil West

    BMW S1000RR launch: One day to go!

    With just one day to go before the eagerly awaited world unveiling of BMW’s much anticipated S1000RR at Monza, word is coming through that it looks set to be one of the most sophisticated...

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  • Triumph Daytona 675 SE selling fast

    07 May 2009 by Laura Kennerley

    Triumph Daytona 675 SE selling fast

    The first Triumph Daytona SE stocked by Jack Lilley Triumph has sold within days of being released. The Middlesex-based dealership has been inundated with riders checking out the special edition...

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  • Suzuki release three limited edition models

    07 May 2009 by Laura Kennerley

    Suzuki release three limited edition models

    Suzuki has launched three limited edition white bikes, including this stunning GSX-R1000 with white and silver paint scheme and gold wheels. The Japanese manufacture has released just 100 of these...

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  • Triumph Daytona 675 SE in stock now

    01 May 2009 by Chris Newbigging

    Triumph Daytona 675 SE in stock now

    Jack Lilley Triumph has got one of the first Daytona 675 SE limited edition bikes on sale now - just a day after it's release. Only 160 of the pearl white bikes with blue frames and swingarms will be...

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  • Triumph release limited edition Daytona 675

    01 May 2009 by Andy Downes

    Triumph release limited edition Daytona 675

    This stunning limited-edition Daytona 675SE is the latest model from Triumph – with pearlescent white bodywork, blue frame, swingarm and subframe costs just £150 more than the standard bike. The...

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  • Aprilia RSV4 available from May 14

    30 April 2009 by Andy Downes

    Aprilia RSV4 available from May 14

    The awesome Aprilia RSV4 Factory superbike will make it’s UK debut on May 14 with 38 dealers across the country hosting open evenings dedicated to the RSV4 Factory. Guests will be able to view the...

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  • All new Honda Pan European goes high tech

    30 April 2009 by John Westlake

    All new Honda Pan European goes high tech

    The all-new Honda Pan European is going to be a technical masterpiece utilising the very latest technology, including a push button operated, double-clutch transmission, variable cylinder management...

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  • Yamaha YBR250 commuter coming to UK

    29 April 2009 by Chris Newbigging

    Yamaha YBR250 commuter coming to UK

    Yamaha has just announced that the YBR250 commuter motorcycle is going on sale in the UK. The air-cooled four-stroke 250cc single is already available elsewhere in Europe, but Yamaha UK say there is...

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  • Moto Morini 9 1/2 Sport

    27 April 2009 by Oberdan Bezzi

    Moto Morini 9 1/2 Sport

    Now stop with the jokes! A true Moto Morini! With the Spirit of the GREAT 3 1/2 Sport. A true motorcycle. For men only!

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  • Bring the Honda VTR250 to the UK

    23 April 2009 by L Bristow

    Bring the Honda VTR250 to the UK

    You had an interesting article on Honda's Ducati Monster copy, VTR250, in your 1 April newspaper.  At the end it said, "tell us what you think"... Kawasaki Ninja 250R v Honda VTR250 I'm really...

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  • Benelli Jarno Racing Concept

    22 April 2009 by Oberdan Bezzi

    Benelli Jarno Racing Concept

    A bike with all the MotoGP characteristics, but that it will not never participate in competitions. In fact "Jarno" is only a Concept Racing, studied in order to render tribute to the Great...

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  • Poll: Would you ride an electric bike?

    21 April 2009 by James Keen

    Poll: Would you ride an electric bike?

    MCN wants to find out what British bikers think about the issues facing motorcycling today. That's why from now on we'll be running weekly polls to gather your opinions on all aspects of...

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  • Kawasaki surprise with new VN900 Light Tourer

    21 April 2009 by Guy Procter

    Kawasaki surprise with new VN900 Light Tourer

    Kawasaki has announced a surprise fourth new bike at the European launch of the VN1700. The VN900 Light Tourer adds a screen, passenger back rest, spot lights and saddlebags to extend the range of...

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  • Triumph Thunderbird beats competition on price

    17 April 2009 by Andy Downes

    Triumph Thunderbird beats competition on price

    Triumph has announced prices for the new 1600cc Thunderbird cruiser – the most important bike the firm has made in years as it takes on the American market. Triumph Thunderbird launch centre Triumph...

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  • Bimota DB7 Viamaggio

    17 April 2009 by Oberdan Bezzi

    Bimota DB7 Viamaggio

    Bimota's answer to the Ducati Streetfighter. Pure Italian style. Viamaggio is the name of a famous mountain road that the Italian riders love.

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  • Apriila RSV4 Tuono mock-up

    16 April 2009 by Raffaele Poblete

    Apriila RSV4 Tuono mock-up

    This is a rendering of the future Aprilia Tuono. Naked engine with 2 cylinders. What do you think? From www.motorenderin.com  

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  • Three inline wheels better than two?

    16 April 2009 by Rupert Paul

    Three inline wheels better than two?

    A Paris-based bike designer has come up with a new form of motorcycle – with three inline wheels. The idea is to keep all the fun and manoeuvreability of a two-wheeled bike, but make it harder to...

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  • Jawa Californian 660

    15 April 2009 by Oberdan Bezzi

    Jawa Californian 660

    Are you sure that the bike you need is a superbike or a naked from 160 cv? What about a motorcycle that has a classic shape, is easy, inexpensive and can carry you to the sea...

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  • BMW F800R first ride

    09 April 2009 by MCN

    BMW F800R first ride

    BMW F800R new naked middleweight Superb parallel twin engine Likely to cost £5855 A sneak ride on a pre-production BMW F800R shows the bike could be a class leader in the competitive middleweight...

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  • BMW F800R in dealers May 9

    08 April 2009 by Chris Newbigging

    BMW F800R in dealers May 9

    BMW’s new F800R will arrive at every UK BMW dealer on May 9 with demo rides available. The 800c parallel-twin naked motorcycle is a stripped version of the F800S sports bike, and will also be used by...

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  • BMW: We can’t get enough K1300s

    08 April 2009 by Chris Newbigging

    BMW: We can’t get enough K1300s

    BMW is desperate for more production of the K1300S, K1300GT and K1300R as dealers sell as many as they can. A spokesman told motorcyclenews.com: “We can’t get enough of them – the K1300S is the most...

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