New bikes (June 2012)

  • Tweaks to Suzuki motocrossers

    29 June 2012 by Steve Farrell

    Tweaks to Suzuki motocrossers

    Suzuki has updated its RM-Z250 and 450 competition off-roaders with new piston and suspension components for 2013. Pistons have been made lighter, improving throttle response according to Suzuki.

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  • Updates for 2013 Husqvarna off-road range

    27 June 2012 by MCN

    Updates for 2013 Husqvarna off-road range

    Husqvarna has revealed updates to two of its biggest selling enduro bikes along with a host of smaller changes to the rest of the range. The TE250R and 310R both get a new cylinder head and throttle...

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  • Triumph Trophy 1200 revealed

    22 June 2012 by John Westlake

    Triumph Trophy 1200 revealed

    Triumph have just unveiled the new Trophy Tourer. The full report will be in next week's MCN (out Wednesday June 27), but in the meantime here are the raw facts from Triumph's press...

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  • Video: Horex VR6 in action

    22 June 2012 by Liam Marsden

    Video: Horex VR6 in action

    Video released by new German manufacturer Horex shows their V6-engined VR6 on the road in what appears to be showroom-ready form. The video gives the first glimpse at the sound of the unique 1218cc...

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  • Crystal White Triumph Explorer

    18 June 2012 by Peter Richards

    Crystal White Triumph Explorer

    Is this the first Crystal White Triumph Explorer? Supplied by North City Triumph, paint by Dream Machine. Pannier brackets, rack/hand holds and rear hangers all colour coded to match the frame. What...

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  • Honda CBR250R gets race kit

    15 June 2012 by Liam Marsden

    Honda CBR250R gets race kit

    After last year's European Junior Cup race series used Kawasaki Ninja 250s, Honda has decided to give their own 250cc commuter a track makeover. While the standard Honda CBR250R isn't particularly...

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  • Spied: Is this the BMW Custom Concept?

    13 June 2012 by MCN

    Spied: Is this the BMW Custom Concept?

    The Custom Concept has been in the background since it was unveiled in 2008 but because the news has been so non-committal in the past two years, most people had assumed BMW had decided not to pursue...

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  • BMW S1000RR naked bike spied testing

    08 June 2012 by MCN

    BMW S1000RR naked bike spied testing

    BMW is already well ahead in the development of a naked version of its class-leading S1000RR superbike as these spy shots taken at a BMW test facility reveal. The naked S1000RR – to be called the...

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  • £1765 of free kit with BMW R1200GS

    08 June 2012 by Liam Marsden

    £1765 of free kit with BMW R1200GS

    BMW is offering £1765 worth of free kit with every new R1200GS bought before the end of the year. You'll get a titanium Akrapovic end can, tinted screen, 13-19litre tank bag, expandable Vario panniers...

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  • BMW R1250GS spied

    08 June 2012 by MCN

    BMW R1250GS spied

    The upcoming BMW R1250GS has been spied during testing, showing many upgrades over the current R1200GS. It’s impossible to overstate the importance to BMW of the new R1250GS – the firm simply has to...

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  • Video: Honda CRF450R tech explained

    01 June 2012 by MCN

    Video: Honda CRF450R tech explained

    The new Honda CRF450R motocross bike features a host of improvements like  KYB air-sprung front suspension and revised weight distribution. In the below video, Honda explains what the...

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