September

New WSB champ in live web chat at 6pm on Thursday

New WSB champ in live web chat at 6pm on Thursday

Troy Bayliss has wrapped up the WSB title. Ask him how he did it and how he feels in a live web chat session in our TALK BIKES area on Thursday, September 14 at 6pm.Bayliss, who won the British...

Colin Edwards in his own words

Bagus: Hi Colin, Have you tried the new Honda V5? Good bad, or indifferent?ColinEdwards: Yes I've tried it and the spec that I've tried was, I'm sure over 210 horsepower and it was pretty unbelievable. It's not completely ready it still needs a bit of work but it is a good starting point.Raysmith: Would you ever consider investing in constructing a WSB quality track in Texas? I live in LA and I...

BMF Tail End show on this weekend

BMF Tail End show on this weekend

The BMF Tail End Show is so called because it’s supposed to mark the end of the biking season, when long, summer days merge into the fresher weather of autumn. But judging by the masses of metal in...

Aprilia launches new range of clothing

Aprilia launches new range of clothing

Aprilia has launched its 2002 clothing range, aimed at showing how leisure style is going hand-in-hand with technical biking gear.UK based after-sales manager Massimo Granata said, " In Italy,...

Bayliss: "I don't care about GPs. Or Foggy."

Bayliss: "I don't care about GPs. Or Foggy."

JUST four days after winning the 2001 World Superbike title at Assen in Holland, works Ducati superstar Troy Bayliss let Motorcyclenews.com users quiz him about life, the Universe, and everything in...

First pictures: 2002 Hondas

First pictures: 2002 Hondas

Check out the all-new Blade, V-TEC VFR, 1300cc Pan European and much more as we reveal the new Hondas for 2002.Simply follow the link, right, to be taken to all our pictures and detailed information.

Grasstrack Masters date changes

The date of the British Grasstrack Masters has been changed from Sunday September 16 to October 7, 2001. The venue will still be Dolton Barracks, in Abingdon, Oxfordshire. To get there, follow signs from the A34. Racing starts at 12pm. Details: 01235-850486

Colley’s round is pointless

Colley’s round is pointless

Colley’s after a clean, and we don’t mean a bikini bike wash

2002 Kawasakis

Here’s what we know about the 2002 Kawasakis so far. Check the links, right.

2002 German bikes

Here’s what we know about the bikes of 2002 from Germany. Check the links, right.

2002 Suzukis

Here’s what we have on the 2002 Suzukis so far. Check the links, right.

First official pictures of CB900 Hornet

First official pictures of CB900 Hornet

HONDA’S all-new CB900 Hornet F will make 110bhp and boast 67ftlb of torque when it reaches dealers.We first revealed the 600cc Hornet’s bigger brother in July but now more technical details have come...

First test on Gas Gas Supermotard

First test on Gas Gas Supermotard

In town it’s quick enough to blow anything away, it’s tall enough to see over cars, it’ll cope on back roads but the urban environment is where it’s at.This is a Gas Gas, built by the men famous for...

First pictures of full production MV Agusta Brutale S

First pictures of full production MV Agusta Brutale S

Here’s the MV Agusta Brutale you CAN afford. This full production " S " version should come in at around half the price of the original £21,000 Brutale Serie Oro.The main change between...

2002 Italian bikes

Here’s what we know about what’s coming from Italy. Check the links, right.

New firm GluGlu gives us dirt-track style

New firm GluGlu gives us dirt-track style

Japan is being swept by dirt-track mania, and here’s the cash-in from new firm GluGlu.Taking their styling cues from the all-American XR750 flat-track racer, and popular 70’s colour schemes,...

What the big-bore 2002 ZX-6R could be like

What the big-bore 2002 ZX-6R could be like

Kawasaki’s 2002 ZX-6R will have a capacity of 636cc. They aren’t the first to create a bigger-bore version of the 6R. So we thought we’d try a tuner’s version to see how the new stock bike might...

First official pictures of the 2002 Blade

First official pictures of the 2002 Blade

As spyshots revealed on motorcyclenews.com in June, the FireBlade has undergone a visual makeover for 2002 which includes a host of other components have been altered to make this the sharpest Blade...

2002… the others

If it ain’t from the big four Japanese manufacturers and it ain’t from Triumph, Germany, Italy, or America, you’ll find it in the links, right.

First pictures of the VTR1000 SP-2

First pictures of the VTR1000 SP-2

The SP-1 was already hard to fault but the firm has used what it’s learnt from a year of racing it in WSB to make the SP-2 faster and more powerful.The handling – already near perfect on the SP-1 –...

BMW launches R1150GS Adventure

BMW launches R1150GS Adventure

BMW’s tough R1150GS is being made even more ready to take on the world. The new Adventure version comes complete with all you need to tackle long distances on almost any terrain.It has new "...

Other Hondas for 2002

Other Hondas for 2002

Here’s our collection of the other new Hondas for 2002. They include the new CR250, F6C, Foresight, Transalp, Shadow and Africa Twin.

First test on Triumph Bonneville America

First test on Triumph Bonneville America

AMERICA is the spiritual home of the cruiser, and the scene of one of the most important new launches in Triumph’s recent history, the aptly named Bonneville America.Make no mistake, this machine was...

2002 Triumphs

Here’s what we have so far of Triumph’s line-up for 2002. Check the links, right.

2002 Yamahas

Check out what we have on the new Yamahas for 2002.

2002 American bikes

All the latest from the US manufacturers. Check the links, right

2002 Hondas

Here’s what we know about the 2002 Hondas, including official pictures. Check the links, right.

What you are saying…

What you are saying…

The most important people in the Kawasaki-Suzuki deal are you the riders who buy the bikes. So to find out what MCN readers make of the tie-up, we visited the Greyhound meet in Folkingham,...

Video: On-board for a flying lap of the Nurburgring

Video: On-board for a flying lap of the Nurburgring

Widely acknowledged as the hardest road circuit in the world, many people will never find the nerve to tackle the Nurburgring. Just the statistics are frightening enough. 13 miles, 157 corners with a...

Video: How to tackle the Nurburgring’s six toughest corners

Video: How to tackle the Nurburgring’s six toughest corners

The Nurburgring is a track you can never learn completely, but this exclusive video guide to the six toughest corners to conquer will help you tackle it with more confidence.And if you aren’t one of...

Around the ring with an expert

Around the ring with an expert

Gavin Mason has been riding the Ring for 12 years this is how he describes a lap. " When you leave the pits there are a couple of kinks, but the first real complex is Hatzenbach, which I have...

What industry analysts are saying…

What industry analysts are saying…

Rob Hobson, editor, Cap Green Book, the industry’s pricing " bible " : " This shows how the bike industry is going. " The car industry has shrunk to core businesses, this is the...

Novice trackdays from Carnell-City

Novice trackdays from Carnell-City

Never mind the rows and rows of bikes sat in the Mallory Park pitlane, my mind is on one thing.Kneesliders.There are 98 other riders milling around, all of them trackday virgins. At least, that’s what...

Video: Nurburgring section one

Video: Nurburgring section one

Widely acknowledged as the hardest road circuit in the world, many people will never find the nerve to tackle the Nurburgring. Just the statistics are frightening enough. 13 miles, 157 corners with a...

What people thought…

What people thought…

Everyone wanted a go and we were happy to let them.

T-shirts that make you smile

T-shirts that make you smile

Got a comedy T-shirt? If it’s got something to do with bikes, share it with the hundreds of thousands of motorcyclenews.com users.We got sent a few we thought you’d find amusing. Check them out and...