2006

Goldwing airbag explodes

Goldwing airbag explodes

Honda gave a graphic demonstration of its Goldwing airbag system at its pre-Intermot show in Cologne, Germany, and we’ve got video of it going off on stage. Honda made a big play on its new push...

A very unusual special

A very unusual special

Supermono, the engineers' class with few rules, has spawned many a monster single. Mine is an adapted Godden 500, kitted with three reed valves, a transfer pipe, injector throttle body and 12 years'...

Brolly babe is ready for winter

Brolly babe is ready for winter

This brolly babe is all cosy and ready for those colder days...

Video: R1200S in action

Video: R1200S in action

The latest update for MCN’s long-term-test BMW R1200S is in MCN this week so we thought we’d show you the bike in action.

June 11, 2006 rideout

June 11, 2006 rideout

Great rideout today, went to Kircudbright in the borders, 260 miles of very twisty riding. Surprisingly it was organised by the police! Not traffic police but other depts. (basically just a collection...

Visiting 40 countries in one year

Visiting 40 countries in one year

2006 marked a big year for me, I took early retirement after 29 years with the same firm and it also marked 40 years of riding bikes. I decided to mark the occasion by visiting 40 countries on my bike...

Fan tries Bayliss's bike

Fan tries Bayliss's bike

Here's our gorgeous, bike-mad Mo Jakoby getting the feel of one of Troy Bayliss' World Superbike Ducatis. We had the bike on display for a while in the Agency as our client Xerox is one of Troy's...

MCN Law- dangerous driving

In MCN on Wednesday, December 6, 2006 as part of MCN Law one readers asks why he's been accused of dangerous driving. In response, motorcycle specialist lawyer Andrew Campbell from Withy King, interpretates the difference between between Dangerous Driving and Driving Without Due Care and Attention (and Driving Without Due Consideration). Here on motorcyclenews.com we have the complete legal...

1098 picture special

1098 picture special

In this week’s MCN, out Wednesday, December 6, Editor Marc Potter brings you news of the 1098 launch at Kyalami. Here are just some of his thoughts and to read the rest check out MCN. This is not...

Is your mate a liability?

Is your mate a liability?

In this week’s MCN, out on Wednesday, December 6, we report findings of the most likely to be crashed bikes. The Piaggio Vespa ET4 is at the top of the list, but do you think your mates are more of a...

Keeping the focus

Keeping the focus

Concentration is the name of the game...

New MCN: Out December 6, 2006

New MCN: Out December 6, 2006

Rossi is back. The Doctor tops the timesheets at the final MotoGP testing session of 2006 in Jerez. MCN brings you all the news from the MotoGP paddock ahead of the Christmas break. In this week’s...

Video: Voxan Charade

Video: Voxan Charade

"MCN tested the new Voxan Charade on French roads this week so we captured some exclusive footage of the new bike just for you. The French-made bike is available through the firms new UK importer...

Slightly surreal bike pic?

Slightly surreal bike pic?

Does this qualify as an off-road picture?

Video: K1200S Test Ride Nurburgring

Test riding the pre-production K1200S in September 2004 at Nurburgring

Video: Sand Mountain Berm

Two homies going through the sand

Video: GSX R750 1985-2007 Transition

The Suzuki GSX-R750 has been around for over 25 years. This animation transitions through each model year up to the new 2007. Hope you enjoy it.

Video: 2006 Yamaha R6

motorcycle on track

Video: 1974 RD350 in the twisties

Some more back road riding. Sorry for the wind noise, i'm working on it.

Video: Francis Barnett back on the road

Got the bike working this weekend. $10 helment, and yes those are gardener's gloves I'm wearing. Hey, it runs! Thanks to all for helping me get it this far.

Video: Motorcycle desert crash

enjoy this crash i did in tunisie during a trip in the desert!!

Video: Expert Riders Only

Tight dirt bike single track riding

Video: Through the Trees at Metcalf MCP

Helmetcam footage, blasting through the trees at Metcalf Motorcycle Park in San Jose, CA on Yamaha YZ250f

Video: Knee down fun

Getting ya knee down is a fun way to ride!

Video: Husqvarna Lawn Mower commercial!

2006 Husqvarna Lawn Mower commercial

Video: Mr Cob and Don Ural-a-ling in Granite Falls

Two crazy Ural pilots havin fun climbing hills and getting stuck behind the little town of Granite Falls Washington

Video: Motorcycle street race

Motorcycles street race

Video: Streets of Willow

Brandon & Chad tearin' up the Streets of Willow.

Video: Big bore KZ900

1976 KZ900 with 1075cc bore kit.1976 KZ900 with 1075cc bore kit.1976 KZ900 with 1075cc bore kit.1976 KZ900 with 1075cc bore kit.

Video: Japanese Ghost Rider

Do not say many times. Ghost rider's long straight line and wide road are easy. Everyone can get 300km. Everyone can outstrip the car. However, this road are a lot of curves(Snake Curve), and too narrow. Do you understood? Gamer's riders.

Video: Utrecht stunt mayhem

Stunts motor police burnout dutch netherlands wheels scooter funny skipper 125cc gilera runner 180cc honda fireblade 900cc

Video: KTM 950 Supermoto promo

Mountain a-road city track highway

Video: Bike/deer collision

This is so scary, that guy eats it hard.

Join the MCN speed camera campaign

Join the MCN speed camera campaign

More than 100 bikers have already signed MCN’s online petition to have speeding fines frozen until speed camera equipment is tested, and now we want your help to make the Government sit up and take...

Get your bike rated

Get your bike rated

Are you proud of your bike? Want to find out what other people think of it?   With the relaunch of motorcyclenews.com, we're offering a new feature, which will allow you to see the reaction to...

Video: Crazy bike jump....

Apparently an un-named friend was witness to this mad bike jumping