January

Your ?most wanted? bikes

Your ?most wanted? bikes

There were 43,000 searches of Bikes For Sale on this site last week alone - with Kawasaki’s ZX-6R proving the most sought after bike. List your bike for sale right now and reach the biggest...

Honda stars in Solihull

Honda stars in Solihull

Honda stars Jonathon Rea, Karl Harris, Eugene Laverty and John McGuinness will be at Avonvale Bikes in Solihull for an informal question and answer session on Monday, February 6, 2006. They also be...

MCN's Chantelle wins BB

MCN's Chantelle wins BB

Former MCN Babe Chantelle Houghton has won Celebrity Big Brother - beating Michael Barrymore into second even though she entered the house as a 'fake' celebrity. Chantelle, who was a member of the...

New MCN - out Feb 1

New MCN - out Feb 1

Get the new issue of MCN - out on Wednesday February 1 - for a host of huge exclusives. World first test: Why Fazer 1000 isn't good enough World first group test: ZX-10R wins superbike track...

BMF Chairman ousted

BMF Chairman ousted

BMF Chairman Mike Williamson has been banned from holding any post in the nationwide rider's rights organisation for three years after a disciplinary hearing. And Administration Director Don Lewis has...

BMW reveals 06 prices

BMW reveals 06 prices

BMW has announced its 2006 new bike prices. The new R1200GS Adventure will be available from March 25, priced at £9755 on the road. It will be joined by BMW’s new 150 bhp K1200GT for...

First 06 Superbike test

First 06 Superbike test

We’ve scoured the world to bring you the world’s first group test of the 2006 superbikes and the test is so big and comprehensive we’ve had to split it in two. Last year’s...

KTM Adventure updated

KTM Adventure updated

The official launch of the new KTM Adventure 990 takes place this coming weekend and you’ll be able to read it first in the February 8 edition of MCN, but if you can’t wait until then...

2006 BikeSafe date set

2006 BikeSafe date set

The chance to get free Bikesafe assessed rides only occurs at the National Bikesafe event, which will take place on April 1 and 2 in 2006. The event is located at Cheltenham Racecourse in...

Speed record biker dies

A rider who set a legal record when he was caught on camera at 155mph, died after crashing into the back of a car. He had been travelling at more than 100mph, an inquest into his death heard. According to the BBC, Lee Beddis, 37, was banned for a year in May 2002 when his Honda was snapped by a Gatso at 155mph – at the time the highest speed recorded by a speed camera. After serving his...

TV boss caused death

TV boss caused death

A top TV executive has been found guilty of causing death by dangerous driving after he fled the scene of a crash in which a motorcyclist died, according to a report on the BBC's website. Dafydd...

We test ultimate MV

We test ultimate MV

You can see exclusive video from the first test of the exotic £45,000 track-only MV Agusta F4 Veltro Pista by following the links below. MCN road tester Michael Neeves tested one of just 23 to...

New MCN out January 25

New MCN out January 25

This week's exclusives - available only in our Wednesday January 25 print edition - include: Gatso victory: MCN wins the fight to give you access to the pictures which could clear your name FREE:...

Fazer owners respond

Fazer owners respond

We've been overwhelmed by the response from Fazer 1000 owners wishing to take part in the latest "Why I had to have a " feature for Motor Cycle News. We now have enough people to take part,...

What's on:Jan 25 on

South East England SHOWS SATURDAY January 28 MCN London Motorcycle Show, Alexandra Palace, London. 0870-730-0049. SHOWS SUNDAY January 29 MCN London Motorcycle Show, Alexandra Palace, London. 0870-730-0049. SHOWS MONDAY January 30 MCN London Motorcycle Show, Alexandra Palace, London. 0870-730-0049. SHOWS TUESDAY January 31 MCN London Motorcycle Show, Alexandra Palace, London.

Knock down GSX-R600s

Knock down GSX-R600s

With the imminent launch of the new Suzuki GSX-R600 there are plenty of bargains to be had on the current model. You can read the world's first test of the 2006 GSX-R in the January 25 edition of MCN...

150bhp Buell revealed

150bhp Buell revealed

Buell is to offer a 150bhp production racing version of its XBR Firebolt. The privateer 2007 bike takes the company full circle. Buell started life with the 1983 RX750 Harley-based racer. It is now...

R6 bike review updated

R6 bike review updated

We’ve updated our Yamaha R6 bike review with all the details of the 2006 bike. We’ve updated the summary and added loads of new pictures and video of the R6 as well as a full...

MCN mobile bargains

MCN mobile bargains

Buy your next cut price mobile phone, delivered next day with free insurance and a price-match guarantee. MCN has chosen e2save.com as its preferred partner in mobile phones, offering the latest...

Sheene bikes' final show

Sheene bikes' final show

Two of Barry Sheene's championship winning bikes will be shown for the last time in Europe at the 3rd International Historic Motorsport Show at Stoneleigh Park on February 24-26. Giacomo Agostini...

New MCN out Jan 18

New MCN out Jan 18

Get this week’s MCN – out January 18 – and you can fid out how riding with an small numberplate could get you points on your license and how Honda will field a third factory backed...

More 06 MCN Babes

More 06 MCN Babes

We've now got 22 galleries of MCN babe hopefuls online for you to enjoy in the search for the MCN Babe Squad for 2006. As many entries as it has been possible to add are now online in the galleries...

Get off-road with MCN

Get off-road with MCN

We’ve teamed up with Honda’s off-road experts to arrange a series of days across the UK so you can get a taste of off-roading. You don’t need a road licence as it all takes place...

Paris and back in 24hrs

Paris and back in 24hrs

Two sports bike riding nightclub doormen are planning a 48-hour dash to Madrid and back to raise charity cash for the air ambulance service. Simon 'Evzie' Eve and Mark ‘Smudge’ Smith, from...

Video: American Chopper

Video: American Chopper

The new series of American Chopper hit UK TV screenson January 16, with a one off European special and we've got clips of the show. The show is aired on the Discovery channel on Monday nights at 9...

Search Bikes for Sale to win £8K!

Search Bikes for Sale to win £8K!

Check out the thousands of great bikes we have for sale on this site (in Bikes For Sale) and simply by using the 'Contact the Dealer' or 'Contact the Seller' button on any classified bike ad you'll be...

Cut price Tigers

Cut price Tigers

You can see the first up close pictures of Triumph's 2007 Tiger in the January 18 edition of MCN. And with a new bike looming that can mean bargains on used examples. The Tiger is a very popular bike...

What?s On: Jan 18 on

Our What’s On listings now show events by their location, making them easier to find. Click the links below to choose the listing for your area and find out what events are on near you this week. Worldwide Midlands East of England North South East England South West England Wales Worldwide TRIALS SUNDAY January 22 Jersey Classic and MTC Club, Archirondel. 01534-483452. BIKE...

Honda cuts CBR price

Honda cuts CBR price

Honda has cut £400 off the list price of its big-selling CBR600F for 2006. It will cost £6299. But there are small rises across other parts of the range – including a £400...

New look for 749/999

New look for 749/999

A Madrid-based Ducati specialist is going to this week’s Padova bike show with the claim that its first prototype will show the Italians how it should be done. Radical Ducati’s RAD 01 is...

Single track concepts

Single track concepts

Two German designers have come up with these innovative entries to the 2006 Michelin Design Challenge using a caterpillar track system on a bike. The two designs, Hyanide and BAAL, are variations on...

MCN Anniversary Arai

MCN Anniversary Arai

Just 250 limited edition Arais are being produced to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Motor Cycle News, and over 50 years of helmet innovation from Arai. The special design features on the first 250...

New MCN out Jan 11

New MCN out Jan 11

Get this week's MCN - out on Wednesday January 11 - to find out how a key court case could ban Camera vans from targeting bikes in the UK ever again. PLUS: The MCN Verdict: Triumph 675 - why it's...

Five arrests after raid

Five arrests after raid

Five men have been questioned by Peterborough police following a ram raid on a motorcycle shop in Eye. Two new Yamaha R6s and one Yamaha R1 were taken from Webbs Yamaha Centre on Monday, January 9,...

You spend camera cash

You spend camera cash

The Government wants your help to decide how it spends the money made from speed camera fines. The Department for Transport made a u-turn at the end of last year deciding to spend the money made from...

Hairy Bikers back on TV

Hairy Bikers back on TV

The Hairy Bikers are back on TV with a full-scale globe-trotting series on BBC2, starting Tuesday January 17. Simon King and Dave Myers used Triumphs in the one-off culinary tour of Portugal we saw...