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  • The best small adventure bikes you can buy

    Today 13:30 by Dan Sutherland

    The best small adventure bikes you can buy

    Bikes for saleFor too long the adventure bike class has focussed on large capacity bikes, with ever-increasing power, hefty price tags and seat heights worthy of Goliath himself.  Thankfully, for the Davids of...

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  • Bike of the Day: BMW F800R

    Today 10:30 by Dan Sutherland

    Bike of the Day: BMW F800R

    MCN Bikes for saleIntroduced in 2009, the BMW F800R was introduced as the firm's entry-level sporty naked bike, designed to take on the likes of the Triumph Street Triple, Honda CB600F Hornet or Yamaha's FZ6. While the...

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  • 10 years of the BMW F series GS

    Yesterday 09:36 by MCN News

    10 years of the BMW F series GS

    bikes for saleThe new BMW F850GS is more than a styling exercise: it’s quicker and sweeter-handling than the 800 with more kit and sounds meaner too, with a thrapping exhaust note, thanks to a new firing order and...

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  • Bike of the day: Yamaha R6

    Yesterday 09:00 by Dan Sutherland

    Bike of the day: Yamaha R6

    Bikes for salePart of a generation of 600cc supersport motorcycles that turned their back on practicality in pursuit of pure track performance, the Yamaha R6 has been part of the Japanese firm's range since 1998...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda Crossrunner 800

    19 August 2018 by Dan Sutherland

    Bike of the day: Honda Crossrunner 800

    Bikes for saleAt its launch in 2011, the Honda Crossrunner 800 proved to be a controversial machine for being passed off as a new bike when, in fact, it was little more than a re-worked, re-styled nine-year-old...

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  • Bike of the day: Kawasaki ZZR1400

    18 August 2018 by Dan Sutherland

    Bike of the day: Kawasaki ZZR1400

    Bikes for saleWhat better way to spend a weekend than with a long-distance blast on a fast, comfortable sports tourer? With a 1441cc engine, producing 200bhp, combined with mountains of comfort, few do this better...

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  • Top 5 disc locks

    17 August 2018 by Dan Sutherland

    Top 5 disc locks

    MCN ShopDisc locks aren't glamorous subject, but in a world of scooter gangs and increased motorcycle theft, they can be the difference between riding home and walking out to an empty space where your bike...

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  • Meet Jack Miller and Bradley Ray in London

    17 August 2018 by Dan Sutherland

    Meet Jack Miller and Bradley Ray in London

    Ever wanted to meet MotoGP rider Jack Miller or British Superbike talent Bradley Ray? Well, now can, at a meet and greet with the riders at London's Dainese store, 56 Commercial Street, next Wednesday...

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  • Bike of the day: Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R

    17 August 2018 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R

    Kawasaki have enjoyed a purple patch in WSB racing, however that wasn’t always the case and today’s bike of the day celebrates the first ZX-10R to win a WSB race. The 2006 ZX-10R wasn’t the most...

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  • Video: How a sidecar will change your riding

    16 August 2018 by Andy Davidson

    Video: How a sidecar will change your riding

    Mention sidecars in conversation and most eyes immediately glaze over. Sidecars are the preserve of old boys, they are impractical and boring – or so they say. I would have agreed myself, but after...

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  • Bike of the day: Aprilia RSV4

    16 August 2018 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Aprilia RSV4

    Bikes for saleToday’s bike of the day is the exceptional Aprilia RSV4. This machine is a beautifully-balanced technology-packed Italian missile. It’s monstrously fast, immense and confidence-inspiring in the...

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  • Revisited: Yamaha YZF600R Thundercat

    16 August 2018 by Dan Sutherland

    Revisited: Yamaha YZF600R Thundercat

    In 2006, after we rode the then-new Yamaha YZF600R Thundercat we decided to award the versatile sports-touring motorcycle 4/5 MCN stars.  At the time, it had a reliable engine, decent suspension...

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  • HJC produce Andrea Iannone replica RPHA 11

    16 August 2018 by Dan Sutherland

    HJC produce Andrea Iannone replica RPHA 11

    Helmet manufacturer HJC have created a replica design of Italian Suzuki MotoGP rider Andrea Iannone.  Based on the firm's top-of-the-range RPHA 11 race helmet, the £399.99 R11G features The...

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  • Is the Cat & Fiddle getting a makeover?

    15 August 2018 by Matt Wildee

    Is the Cat & Fiddle getting a makeover?

    Famous biker meeting spot, the Cat & Fiddle pub, could be set for a makeover and revival if bold new plans get the go-ahead. Situated on the A537 between Buxton and Macclesfield, it closed in...

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  • Devitt MCN Ally Pally Show & Supersprint 2018

    15 August 2018 by MCN News

    Devitt MCN Ally Pally Show & Supersprint 2018

    After a 13-year break, MCN will be returning to Alexandra Palace in 2018 with a brand-new show that has a very special twist – the world’s only indoor Supersprint! Home of the original MCN London...

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  • Bike of the day: Norton Commando 961

    15 August 2018 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Norton Commando 961

    Bikes for saleToday’s bike of the day is the Norton Commando 961- and what a bike it is. Brimming with retro cool, and in original Norton black and gold, you will find yourself heading to your garage just to...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda MSX125

    14 August 2018 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Honda MSX125

    Bikes for saleToday’s bike of the day is the Honda MSX125 - or Grom as it's known overseas. The MSX received a raft of updates in 2017, including a new understated look, transformer style headlights and red...

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  • New Kawasaki H2 will pack 228bhp!

    13 August 2018 by Matt Wildee

    New Kawasaki H2 will pack 228bhp!

    Kawasaki have released official details of the 2019 H2 and it is set to become the lairiest, most outrageous road bike we’ve seen. Introduced in 2015, this is the first major evolution for the...

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  • Bike of the day: Triumph Rocket III

    13 August 2018 by Dan Sutherland

    Bike of the day: Triumph Rocket III

    bikes for saleThere’s no shortage of oddities in the world of motorcycling. Over the years, manufacturers have tried all kinds of barmy ideas, most of which are made in small numbers for a short period and then...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda VFR800

    12 August 2018 by Ben Clarke

    Bike of the day: Honda VFR800

    bikes for saleWhether you want a motorbike to tour Europe, blast some twisty B-roads at the weekend, commute to work or even a trackday, the Honda VFR800 has got you covered. Its 800cc V4 engine produces more grunt...

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  • #ride5000miles members are 'loving the summer'

    11 August 2018 by Matt Wildee

    #ride5000miles members are 'loving the summer'

    Members of our #ride5000miles campaign have been taking advantage of the best European summer since 1976 to clock up big miles. Since the heatwave started in May, our members have racked up more miles...

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  • New Honda Fireblade gets more power

    11 August 2018 by Jordan Gibbons

    New Honda Fireblade gets more power

    Sources in Japan have told MCN that Honda are due to unveil a heavily revised CBR1000RR Fireblade at the EICMA motorcycle show in November. After coming under strong criticism from their factory...

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  • Bike of the day: Triumph Bonneville Bobber

    11 August 2018 by Dan Sutherland

    Bike of the day: Triumph Bonneville Bobber

    Bikes for saleSince its introduction in 2017, the Triumph Bonneville Bobber has been a huge hit. Combining post-war styling with modern day performance, the 1200cc Bobber goes, corners and steers like a decent...

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  • Freddie Spencer joins the parade at Brackley this weekend

    10 August 2018 by MCN News

    Freddie Spencer joins the parade at Brackley this weekend

    IN ASSOCIATION WITH BRACKLEY FESTIVAL OF MOTORCYCLINGIt’s the tenth anniversary of the Brackley Festival of Motorcycling this weekend and the massive town centre event will be going all out promising it’s biggest and best show yet. Sponsored by BMW...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda CB600F Hornet

    10 August 2018 by Dan Sutherland

    Bike of the day: Honda CB600F Hornet

    bikes for saleWhen it comes to all-round dependable motorcycles, few surpass the Honda CB600F Hornet. Initially launched in 1998, before being updated in 2007, the bike was discontinued in 2013, yet remains popular...

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