New bikes (Jan - Dec 2012)

  • 0% finance available on Honda CBF125

    16 May 2012 by Liam Marsden

    0% finance available on Honda CBF125

    The Honda CBF125 is now available with 0% finance over three years with a minimum deposit of £99 and 36 monthly payments of £66.69. Here's what MCN had to say when we rode the bike at the launch:...

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  • 2013 Triumphs get new colours

    16 May 2012 by Liam Marsden

    2013 Triumphs get new colours

    Triumph has unveiled new colours for several of the British manufacturer's line-up for 2013. The Daytona 675 gets a new Sulphur Yellow paint scheme with yellow pin stripes on the wheels. The front...

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  • Senior citizen advice

    14 May 2012 by Brian Ewing

    I've been riding for many moons and currently ride a BMW 1150RT, but old age is catching up with me and I find that the BMW is just too big and heavy for everyday use. I am looking at buying a Honda 750VTS for commuting, breakfast rides with the guys, keeping out of my wife's hair and a bit of fun. What do you think?

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  • Brammo Empulse and Empulse R unveiled

    11 May 2012 by Liam Marsden

    Brammo Empulse and Empulse R unveiled

    Brammo has recently unveiled the Empulse, an electric bike set to go on sale in 2013. The Empulse uses a six-speed gearbox, has a claimed top speed of 100mph, a claimed range of upto 120...

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  • Kawasaki ZX-10R available on 0% finance

    11 May 2012 by MCN

    Kawasaki ZX-10R available on 0% finance

    The latest Kawasaki ZX-10R is now available on 0% finance with monthly payments of under £250 over four years. Kawasaki is also offereing finance packages on 15 other models, including the Versys 650,...

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  • Finished Triumph Trophy spied

    10 May 2012 by Andy Downes

    Finished Triumph Trophy spied

    Triumph's all-new 1200cc Trophy is still months away from being officially launched but an MCN reader managed to get the best shots yet after seeing the bike hidden behind a McDonald's. The Trophy is...

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  • Ducati Woes

    09 May 2012 by graham dore

    I own a Ducati Multistrada 1200S which I bought from new in 2010. After a year and a half of trouble free riding the ABS warning light came on last November. I took it to the Ducati dealer and 6 months and 4 visits later, the bike has not been fixed. Various parts have been replaced on the bike (under warranty) with little or no urgency and each time I pick up the bike the problem still exists. I...

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  • Aprilia SR Motard 50 and 125 revealed

    08 May 2012 by Liam Marsden

    Aprilia SR Motard 50 and 125 revealed

    Aprilia has unveiled the new 50cc and 125cc SR Motard scooters. Scooters inspired by supermotos. The SR Motard 125 is powered by a 124cc single-cylinder four-stroke engine and costs £2,120.

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  • KTM Duke 200 European launch delayed

    03 May 2012 by MCN

    KTM Duke 200 European launch delayed

    The new KTM Duke 200, spied by MCN in February 2011, has been delayed by a month due to demand from emerging markets. The bike, which is effectively a Duke 125 with a big-bore kit, is built for KTM by...

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  • Dinli DL282 unveiled

    03 May 2012 by MCN

    Dinli DL282 unveiled

    This is the new Dinli DL282, a cruiser which was shown at the International Motor Show in Taiwan last week. It’s powered by a Taiwanese-built single-cylinder, 750cc water-cooled engine. Curiously,...

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  • Vyrus Moto2 bike for the road

    02 May 2012 by MCN

    Vyrus Moto2 bike for the road

    Italian specialist bike manufacturer Vyrus has stuck lights and indicators on its 986 Moto2 bike, rendering it road legal. The bike failed to attract any teams willing to run it in the Moto2 series,...

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  • BMW recalls 2012 S1000RRs

    02 May 2012 by Andy Downes

    BMW recalls 2012 S1000RRs

    BMW is recalling around 1500 2012-model year S1000RRs built so far because of concern over gradual loosening of connecting rod bolts which may cause engine damage. The recall – dubbed a ‘technical...

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  • New Aprilia RS4 125 Biaggi replica unveiled

    27 April 2012 by Liam Marsden

    New Aprilia RS4 125 Biaggi replica unveiled

    Aprilia has unveiled the 2012 Aprilia RS4 125 SBK replica, featuring a Max Biaggi replica paint scheme. As well as the Biaggi paint scheme, which celebrates Biaggi's WSB championship lead...

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  • Touratech builds ultimate BMW G650GS Sertao

    27 April 2012 by Liam Marsden

    Touratech builds ultimate BMW G650GS Sertao

    Touratech USA have thrown most of their aftermarket products at the new BMW G650GS Sertao, and ended up with the bike you see to the right. While the bike has been put together by Touratech USA, a...

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  • Win a trip on Route 66 with Harley-Davidson

    26 April 2012 by MCN

    Win a trip on Route 66 with Harley-Davidson

    If you take a test ride on a Harley-Davidson - including the new Softail Slim and Sportster 72 - between now and June 30, you will be automatically entered ino a draw to win a trip to the world famous...

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  • Horex VR6 delayed

    26 April 2012 by MCN

    Horex VR6 delayed

    Despite stating at the end of February that the all-new VR6 Roadster was only weeks away from production, Horex has now stated that the six cylinder machine will not go into production until May. The...

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  • BMW maxi scooters delayed

    19 April 2012 by Steve Farrell

    BMW maxi scooters delayed

    Production of BMW’s two new maxi scooters has been delayed while the firm tries to remedy quality issues. The C650 GT and C600 Sport were due to go on sale this month on the continent and next month...

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  • Poll: Is the new Norton really a Norton?

    18 April 2012 by MCN

    Poll: Is the new Norton really a Norton?

    The front page of this week's MCN proudly reveals Norton's new V4 race bike, and the story inside explains how Norton went from a blank sheet of paper to running race bike in six weeks. It's an...

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  • Name the new Norton V4 Racer

    18 April 2012 by MCN

    Name the new Norton V4 Racer

    Stuart Garner and the engineers at Norton have been so focused on getting their new V4 racer built to compete at the Isle of Man TT (See the April 18 issue of MCN), that they met our question -...

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  • New Norton V4 to race at Isle of Man TT

    18 April 2012 by MCN

    New Norton V4 to race at Isle of Man TT

    This is the new Norton V4 racer that will race at this year’s Senior TT, and you can read the full inside story of the bike in the latest issue of MCN, on sale now. The Norton V4 is being unveiled to...

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  • Win a Triumph Explorer 1200 with MCN

    16 April 2012 by MCN

    Win a Triumph Explorer 1200 with MCN

    To celebrate the new-look MCN, we have a brand new Triumph Explorer 1200 to give away, worth £11,149. All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning the Explorer is enter here. If your entry is...

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  • New Honda PCX125 gets claimed 133mpg

    13 April 2012 by Liam Marsden

    New Honda PCX125 gets claimed 133mpg

    The Honda PCX125 - Europe's biggest selling powered two wheeler last year - has been revised for 2012, with a new engine with a claimed 133.9mpg. Honda has improved the engine wih a new...

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  • Laverda SF3 400 concept

    12 April 2012 by Oberdan Bezzi

    Laverda SF3 400 concept

    Could the brand Laverda be reborn for the Brazilian market? This 400cc three-cylinder engine could be the perfect bike to bring the historic brand back.

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  • BMW records best ever first quarter sales

    11 April 2012 by MCN

    BMW records best ever first quarter sales

    Despite the tough economic conditions, BMW Motorrad recorded its best ever first quarter sales during the first three months of 2012. Find a BMW motorcycle for sale. BMW sold 24,373 bikes by the end...

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