August

Arai at NEC Show

Arai at NEC Show

The International Motorbike and Scooter Show, being held at the NEC on 27 October until 5 November, has had Arai sponsor the race paddock. For bikes for sale Click here For over 2,000 product reviews...

Bikers like bus lanes

Bikers like bus lanes

71% of bikers believe that they should be allowed to use bus lanes. according to a Bennetts biker survey released earlier. At the moment motorcyclists can only use certain bus lanes at certain times,...

Sneak peak at babe vid

Sneak peak at babe vid

You all enjoyed the first Bennetts Babes video so much that we made sure you got an exclusive sneak preview of the new one. We’ve got a clip of the new video a week before it goes live on the...

Question Honda's boss

Question Honda's boss

Ever wanted to ask Honda's boss a question? Now's your chance: MCN has been given the go-ahead to put reader questions to the main man Takeo Fukui. Fukui has been involved in some of the most...

Bikes on TV: August 9-16

Each week we publish a list of events happening around the UK, and listings on motorcycling programmes on TV. This is the TV listing for the week beginning Wednesday, August 9 on. KEY TO CHANNELS: DRT - Discovery Real Time DRTE -Discovery Real Time Extra DSC - Discovery Channel MM - Men and Motors EXS - Extreme Sports Channel MOT - Motors TV, SS1 (2, 3 or X) - Sky Sports 1 (2,3 or...

Video: Aprilia SXV action

Video: Aprilia SXV action

Aprilias new SXV is the most radical supermoto yet and we’ve got exclusive video of one in action. While the likes of KTM, Honda and Yamaha carry on down the single-cylinder route Aprilia has...

What's on: Aug 9-16

South West of England HILLCLIMB SATURDAY August 12 National Hillclimb Association, Losthwithal, Cornwall. 01278-786377 or www.nhca.co.uk. HILLCLIMB SUNDAY August 13 National Hillclimb Association, Losthwithal, Cornwall. 01278-786377 or www.nhca.co.uk. TRACK DAYS THURSDAY August 10 Fowlers Trackday, Castle Combe, Wiltshire. £125 www.castlecomberacing school.co.uk or 01249-782417. RIDING...

Brands WSB interviews

Brands WSB interviews

This week MCN’s Podcast Audio show comes live from Brands Hatch World Superbikes. We've got exclusive interviews with Kawasaki rider Chris Walker, BSB title contender Leon Haslam and Cal...

RfH Kiddimoto comp

You could help raise £10,000 for the Riders for Health charity, and win a Kiddimoto toddler-friendly wooden bike. Ask you local bike dealer, club or pub to order a fundraising chart from the firm, and get donations of £1 per square. When the chart is returned, one entrant will win an exclusive Kiddimoto bike worth nearly £100. And everyone who returns a completed chart will also...

Urban Bike Fest 2006

Urban Bike Fest 2006

Rather than riding to a field in the middle of nowhere, this event celebrates urban bikers, springing up around the country, and takes place on the Enterprise Industrial Estate in South London on...

Sportcity gets 250cc

Sportcity gets 250cc

Aprilia has now given the Sportcity scooter a boost with 250cc, fuel injection and bigger wheels for better handling. The Sportcity i.e. benefits from better acceleration and a higher top speed, as...

Husky's 2007 price drop

Husky's 2007 price drop

The prices of Husqvarnas will drop in 2007, with savings of up to £700 for the ‘on the road’ price of brand new models. The reductions have followed close collaboration with parent...

Toseland book re-launch

Toseland book re-launch

James Toseland will be autographing copies of his updated and revised autobiography at Brands Hatch on Saturday, August 5, 2006, as part of the World Superbike round. And he'll also be staying late...

Royal Enfield investment

Royal Enfield investment

Royal Enfield is preparing itself for major reinvestment. Eicher Group, parent company of Royal Enfield, is restructuring their business but plan to retain the majority share in Royal Enfield. It has...

MCN Mobile problems?

MCN Mobile problems?

If you encounter any problems when using the MCN Mobile service, we want to be able to help. The problems may be due to the type of phone you are using, the type of contract you are on, or even just...

Biker first aid in Bedford

Biker first aid in Bedford

If you are in and around the Bedfor area and fancy attending a First Aid course specifically for motorcyclsists, you'll need to attend on September 30, 2006. The course has been designed by St John...

2006 Bulldog Bash

The 20th annual Bulldog Bash takes place on August 10-13 at the Shakespeare County Raceway in Warwickshire, with the traditional mix of bikes, bands, booze, drag racing and half-naked ladies. For 2006 the headline bands include rock acts The Almighty, Pitchshifter, Hundred Reason and Paradise Lost, alongside a stage purely for the best unsigned bands in the UK. Quality bikes for sale: Click...

New MCN: Out August 2

New MCN: Out August 2

This week in MCN we test the UK’s fastest road bike – a 257mph Hayabusa. The Holeshot racing tuned Hayabusa makes 700bhp on the Dyno and it’s fully road legal. We also get an...

Get set for Brands WSB

Get set for Brands WSB

The Brands Hatch round of the World Superbike championship kicks off on Friday August 4, 2006, and here's where you'll find all the information you'll need to make it a great weekend. If you're...

What's On: August 2-9

Scotland ROAD RACING SUNDAY August 6 Kirkcaldy & DMC Ltd, Knockhill, Fife. 01592-650871 or www.kdmc.co.uk or . RIDEOUTS SUNDAY August 6 Dam Bike Run & Social Event, Leadburn Inn Hotel, Penicuik, Midlothian. 01968-678337 or 01357-300332. RIDEOUTS Dumfries & Galloway Group of Advanced Motorcyclists, St Michaels Petrol Station, Dumfries, Dumfries & Galloway. 10am.

Bikes on TV: August 2-9

Each week we publish a list of events happening around the UK, and listings on motorcycling programmes on TV. This is the TV listing for the week beginning Wednesday, August 2 on. KEY TO CHANNELS: DRT - Discovery Real Time DRTE -Discovery Real Time Extra DSC - Discovery Channel MM - Men and Motors EXS - Extreme Sports Channel MOT - Motors TV, SS1 (2, 3 or X) - Sky Sports 1 (2,3 or...

Rural limit rubbished

Rural limit rubbished

Road safety groups have slammed calls from Direct Line for a lower rural speed limit. The Insurance firm has concluded that because 26 per cent of the drivers it surveyed admitted driving over the...

Are you going to Sturgis?

Are you going to Sturgis?

Are you heading to the 66th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in America from August 7-13, 2006? More than 500,000 bikers are expected to descend on the Black Hills of South Dakota, enjoying excursions...