July

Bike meet and BBQ

Bike meet and BBQ

A midsummer Bike meet and Barbecue is being held in the fantastic 13th Century Rivington Hall Barn, near Bolton on July 16th. The event is in conjunction with the RideSafe BackSafe campaign –...

1000 protest licence law

1000 protest licence law

A thousand motorcyclists rode in convoy through Birmingham on Satruday, July 1, 2006 to protest the 3rd European Licensing Directive, which threatens the future of biking. The laws include limited...

Watch wheelie records

Watch wheelie records

More than 100 entrants are expected to compete in the World Wheelie Record Attempts and To Speed Days at Elvington Airfield near York on July 9-11, 2006, and fans can turn up and watch for the first...

New MCN: Out July 5

New MCN: Out July 5

This week in MCN you can see our 16-page British MotoGP special, including news about a huge influx of British riders onto the MotoGP grid in 2007. Valentino Rossi dedicates his second place to fans...

Rare GP bike for sale

Rare GP bike for sale

A rare and important Munch-URS GP race bike will feature in Bonhams annual auction in Stafford on October 22, 2006, alongside a Jim Redman RC164 (click here for more). The Much-URS is one of two...

BMW at Goodwood

BMW at Goodwood

BMW Motorrad UK will be attending the legendary Goodwood Festival of Speed in force this year, as for the first time in 14 years, the date doesn't clash with any major bike races. In the hillclimb...

Bigger bikers needed

MCN is looking for three readers to join us on a road test on Tuesday, July 11, 2006. We need riders who love sports bikes, but are just too big or tall to ride them comfortably. If that's you, you'll get to ride six very different and funky alternatives to try, so that you can see what you think. You'll need to be able to get to the MCN offices in Peterborough early on July 11, and you'll get...

Deauville boxing clever

Deauville boxing clever

The new Deauville really is proving to be a cracking little bike, it’s a lot better than the old model and now I’ve got a top-box fitted it’s ready for some serious miles. I got a...

BMW testing ? but why?

BMW testing ? but why?

MCN reader Harold Hutchinson got in touch with us to say he’d spotted a couple of heavily disguised BMWs testing – and he even managed to get video of them. But the weird thing is, while...

Blaster is faster

Blaster is faster

The new Peugeot Ludix sports scooter is the new fastest accelerating 50cc scooter in the world. The Blaster RS12, with its liquid cooled two-stroke engine that pumps out 6.2bhp and weighing just...