New bikes

  • Ducati Scrambler Production Begins

    01 December 2014 by Andy Downes

    Ducati Scrambler Production Begins

    Ducati have today started the first full production run of the all-new Scrambler model at the Bologna factory in Italy. The bike has entered production just six months after the new model was...

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  • Yamaha announce 2015 YZF-R1 prices

    01 December 2014 by Richard Newland

    Yamaha announce 2015 YZF-R1 prices

    Yamaha have just released the prices of their all-new YZF-R1 and YZF-R1M, with the stock YZF-R1 setting you back £14,999, while the higher spec M version will cost £18,499. The stock bike is available...

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  • MINI target two wheelers

    30 November 2014 by Richard Newland

    MINI target two wheelers

    BMW-owned MINI have unveiled a two-wheeled electric scooter concept. The Citysurfer Concept combines the riding properties of a kick scooter with electric drive. The compact scoot is also foldable, so...

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  • Our Bikes: BMW K1

    29 November 2014 by Andy Downes

    Our Bikes: BMW K1

    MCN's Andy Downes and his BMW K1 “I sense my wife is warming to it” His partner isn’t happy, his friends think he’s mad – but 25 years after falling for BMW’s futuristic  sports-tourer, a massive...

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  • BMW small bikes ‘will arrive in 2015’

    28 November 2014 by MCN

    BMW small bikes ‘will arrive in 2015’

    BMW’s head of the motorcycles, Stephan Schaller, has confirmed to MCN that the rumoured range of sub-500cc bikes, built in conjunction with Indian firm TVS, is set to be unveiled in 2015. MCN has...

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  • Spied: KTM Dukes get overhaul

    27 November 2014 by Richard Newland

    Spied: KTM Dukes get overhaul

    Spy shots have emerged that suggest KTM’s excellent naked Duke range is under further development, presumably to refresh the 2016 model range. The 125, 200 and 390 Dukes have been tricking into the...

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  • Spied: New KTM 1290 sports tourer

    26 November 2014 by MCN

    Spied: New KTM 1290 sports tourer

    KTM are riding an accelerating tide of new model development, popularity and innovation. At the same time the Austrian firm are pursuing their long-followed model for platform engineering around...

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  • World Exclusive: New CB125F revealed

    19 November 2014 by Richard Newland

    World Exclusive: New CB125F revealed

    In the modern world a 125 has to be a multi-faceted machine, capable of being the most economical way of getting from A to B, as well as being durable, easy to live with and economical. But it also...

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  • Road-going Honda RCV unveiled

    12 November 2014 by Andy Downes

    Road-going Honda RCV unveiled

    After years of speculation, the near-mythical RCV213V road bike is finally here… well, almost. Two years after Honda officially confirmed they would be building a road-going replica of the RCV213V...

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  • Honda’s True Adventure concept

    12 November 2014 by Andy Downes

    Honda’s True Adventure concept

    When is the new Africa Twin not the new Africa Twin? When it’s called the True Adventure and is presented as a prototype by Honda. Honda was at great pains to present the True Adventure, presented at...

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  • MILAN SHOW: MV Agusta launch touring 800

    04 November 2014

    MILAN SHOW: MV Agusta launch touring 800

    MV Agusta have releases another new touring model in Milan today, named the Stradale 800. The steel trellis frame is mated to a fully adjustable inverted Marzocchi fork, and a single-sided swingarm. ...

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  • MILAN SHOW: Kawasaki update the 1400GTR

    04 November 2014

    MILAN SHOW: Kawasaki update the 1400GTR

    The 2015 Kawasaki 1400GTR benefits from a host of ergonomic tweaks for 2015, making this great tourer just that little bit better. A new sculpted seat offering better ground reach, and is matched by...

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  • MILAN SHOW: Kawasaki reveal two new 250s

    04 November 2014

    MILAN SHOW: Kawasaki reveal two new 250s

    Kawasaki have taken the wraps off two new 250cc bikes at the Milan show this morning, one is an addition to the Z family, while the other is a faired Ninja sportsbike. SUPERLIGHT NINJA 250SL...

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  • MILAN SHOW: 210bhp Ninja H2 road bike revealed

    04 November 2014 by Richard Newland

    MILAN SHOW: 210bhp Ninja H2 road bike revealed

    Kawasaki’s Ninja H2R has been the talking point of the decade ever since the firm unveiled their new 300bhp supercharged flagship at the Cologne show four week’s ago. Always mentioned in the same...

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  • MILAN SHOW: Kawasaki Vulcan S

    04 November 2014 by Richard Newland

    MILAN SHOW: Kawasaki Vulcan S

    Squarely aimed at new riders and, Kawasaki say, female riders, the new-for-2015 Vulcan S ABS is a refreshing offering for the cruiser segment of the market. Using the firm’s well-proven 649cc...

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  • MILAN SHOW: Triumph reveal new Tiger 800s

    04 November 2014 by MCN

    MILAN SHOW: Triumph reveal new Tiger 800s

    Triumph have given the big-selling Tiger 800 range a huge boost for 2015 with four new models aimed at increasing the appeal of the bike to on- and off-road riders, with all of the bikes getting an...

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  • MILAN SHOW: New BMW F800R unveiled

    04 November 2014 by MCN

    MILAN SHOW: New BMW F800R unveiled

    BMW have given the new F800R more power, a completely new look, different gearing, new brakes, suspension, revised riding position and the option of traction control and electronic suspension in an...

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  • Watch Ducati's 2015 model launch live

    31 October 2014 by MCN

    Watch Ducati's 2015 model launch live

    You can watch the Ducati press conference for the launch of their 2015 models live, right here, when it takes place on Monday November 3 at 4:15pm. Ducati previously launched the much-hyped Scrambler...

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  • Matchless Model X Reloaded revealed

    30 October 2014 by MCN

    Matchless Model X Reloaded revealed

    Reborn Brit marque Matchless have released a solitary image of the all-new Model X Reloaded, which will be launched at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan next week. The image reveals that all that...

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  • OSET's electric motocross bike revealed

    30 October 2014 by MCN

    OSET's electric motocross bike revealed

    OSET Bikes have officially launched their new motocross bike today – the MX-10. The new bike is designed for children aged 4-7, and offers the 50cc market a more affordable, cleaner, and quieter...

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  • MV Agusta to launch F4RR WSBK Special

    24 October 2014 by Adam Child

    MV Agusta to launch F4RR WSBK Special

    MV Agusta will launch a World Superbike homologation special for their WSB campaign next year. The new F4 will be the worlds’ most powerful normally aspirated superbike with a quoted 210bhp. The...

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  • OSET to launch motocross bike

    20 October 2014 by MCN

    OSET to launch motocross bike

    Ever since OSET launched its excellent range of electric-powered trial machines, the obvious question has been often voiced: when’s the motocross bike coming? Well, the answer is that you can see it...

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  • MV Agusta Dragster & Brutale 800 RR revealed

    20 October 2014 by MCN news

    MV Agusta Dragster & Brutale 800 RR revealed

    MV Agusta was hoping to be able to keep their new Dragster 800 RR as a naughty little secret for a little longer, but the entire press pack of images have now leaked out, revealing one of the most...

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  • Full Details: Yamaha YZF-R3

    16 October 2014

    Full Details: Yamaha YZF-R3

    The lightweight end of the supersport market has been enjoying some serious attention from manufacturers and riders in recent years, and with Yamaha’s unveiling of their YZF-R3 we’re another step...

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