New bikes (Jan - Dec 2013)

  • Have super nakeds become too powerful?

    06 March 2013 by Andy Davidson

    Have super nakeds become too powerful?

    KTM has officially confirmed it will launch the all-new 185bhp Duke 1290 in October. But is that much power really necessary in a naked bike; is the naked class becoming too powerful and perhaps...

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  • Two new special edition Triumphs

    01 March 2013 by Phil West

    Two new special edition Triumphs

    Triumph has launched two new special editions of its Bonneville and Speed Triple. The Bonneville SE boasts a distinctive red frame, special paint job, black grab rail, mirrors and bash plate and new...

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  • New Yamaha R1 spied testing

    28 February 2013 by MCN

    New Yamaha R1 spied testing

    Early prototypes for Yamaha’s next-generation R1 superbike have been spied being put through their paces by the firm’s test riders. Two of the machines were caught by our colleagues at Australian...

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  • New limited edition Moto Morini Scrambler

    26 February 2013 by MCN

    New limited edition Moto Morini Scrambler

    The latest from Italian firm Moto Morini is this Scrambler special, lavished with goodies and priced at £9394. The Scrambler 1200 Military Green comes with leather saddlebags, slipper clutch and...

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  • CCM’s new adventure bike

    25 February 2013 by MCN

    CCM’s new adventure bike

    This is CCM’s all-new, road legal, middleweight adventure bike – the GP 450 – set to go into production in May this year! Although by the 450cc single cylinder Dakar-style racers it’s a fully road...

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  • Two new Daytonas at London Motorcycle Show!

    13 February 2013 by MCN

    Two new Daytonas at London Motorcycle Show!

    The Carol Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show takes place on February 15 to 17 at ExCel. Almost every new bike will be there along with customs, classic and the amazing Revolution live show. Triumph has...

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  • Honda unveils two new 700s in US

    08 February 2013 by Phil West

    Honda unveils two new 700s in US

    In a surprise move, Honda has just unveiled two new varients of its novice-friendly NC700 V-twin – but it's not yet certain they'll be coming to the UK. The two scooter-cruiser hybrids, unveiled in...

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  • 2013 BMW R1200GS – your questions answered

    31 January 2013 by MCN

    2013 BMW R1200GS – your questions answered

    This week’s edition of Motor Cycle News (30 Jan 2013) features a 7-page first test of the all-new BMW R1200GS, which was launched in South Africa last week. Senior Road Tester, Adam Child, was highly...

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  • More Power! New MTT Y2K

    30 January 2013 by Andy Davidson

    More Power! New MTT Y2K

    Los Angeles based Marine Turbine Technologies (MTT) has announced an upgrade to their 320bhp turbine powered MTT Y2K superbike.  It has been reported that the new 2013 MTT Y2K will be fitted...

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  • New BMW R1200GS on show in London

    29 January 2013 by MCN

    New BMW R1200GS on show in London

    The Carole Nash MCN London motorcycle show is happening on February 15 to 17 at Excel in London’s Docklands; almost every new bike for 2013 will be there along with loads of other customs, classics...

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  • New Aprilias on show at MCN London show

    25 January 2013 by MCN

    New Aprilias on show at MCN London show

    The Carole Nash MCN London motorcycle show is happening on February 15 to 17 at Excel in London’s Docklands; almost every new bike for 2013 will be there along with loads of other customs, classics...

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  • OSSA release lightweight new trials bikes

    21 January 2013 by Simon Patterson

    OSSA release lightweight new trials bikes

    Spanish trials bike manufacturer OSSA have unveiled two new two-stroke models for 2013, the TR280 and TR125. The TR125, which the Spanish manufacturer claims is an ideal beginner bike, is supposedly...

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  • Triumph Tiger 1050 Sport unveiled

    10 January 2013 by Liam Marsden

    Triumph Tiger 1050 Sport unveiled

    Triumph has unveiled its new Tiger Sport 1050, which was first spotted by MCN in March 2012, and again in a more finished form in November. Power is improved by 10bhp over the outgoing model (now up...

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  • New Honda MSX125 announced

    09 January 2013 by Liam Marsden

    New Honda MSX125 announced

    The Honda MSX125 is the bike Honda hopes will continue the legacy of the original Honda Monkey, first unveiled in 1963. The 12 inch-wheeled MSX125 is powered by a four-speed four-stroke 125cc...

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