June

MAG EU Licence demo

MAG EU Licence demo

The Motorcycle Action Group is calling for bikers to join a protest demo in Birmingham on Saturday, July 1, aimed at changing the European licensing proposals. The proposals have angered MAG, the...

Top tips for a bargain

Top tips for a bargain

If you want to get a bargain from a dealer there are a few key things to remember. Here's our top five tips for getting a good deal: 1) The magic phrase to say is: “I am going to compare prices...

European Scooter trip

European Scooter trip

Steve Basford, 34, is preparing to embark on an epic 6,500 mile sponsored adventure through nine European countries in four weeks – on a scooter! Aiming to raise money for Peoples Dispensary...

MotoGP on your phone

MotoGP on your phone

This week sees the launch of the MCN Mobile MotoGP alerts service and MCN Mobile users can opt to get updates every day of the event from Donington Park. If you can't get to your PC, it's the best...

MCN Mobile Ts & Cs

MCN Mobile Ts & Cs

MCN Mobile is a new service offering downloads of images, videos and more to your mobile phone. These are the terms and conditions - including pricing, that applies. MCN MOBILE Legal Terms &...

Police figures incorrect

Police figures incorrect

A study by Oxford University and the South East Regional Public Health Group in Guilford has clashed with police figures concerning serious injuries caused by road crashes. Recent figures produced...

Choose the right finance

Choose the right finance

If you’re also looking to part exchange your bike then knowing how much your machine is worth, by using Parker’s online Used Bike Guide, is key to getting the best deal. But for those...

Day of Champs Thursday

Day of Champs Thursday

Don't forget the Day of Champions event takes place tomorrow, Thursday, June 29, 2006, to raise money for Riders for Health in the build-up for the British MotoGP round on Sunday, July 2, 2006. ...

What's on: June 28 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 Ireland North of England Scotland South East England South West of England Wales Ireland ROAD RACING FRIDAY June 30 Skerries 100 Irish Road Races,...

BMF job opportunity

The BMF are looking for a new Financial Manager to join their team on a salary of £35k-£40k plus benefits. The job includes preparing and monitoring annual budgets, producing quarterly and annual accounts, and advising BMF Directors on the best use of resources, running the staff payroll and operating the company pension scheme. Click for new bike reviews Click for product reviews ...

Night with the stars

Night with the stars

The North Yorkshire Road Racing Supporters Club (NYRRSC) are hosting their annual night with the stars at Club Amadeus, Northallerton. This year Colin Edwards will be there with Casey Stoner. Along...

Sponsor Davies GP ride

Intrepid 250 rider Chaz Davies is going to cycle to the Day of Champions from his hometown of Kinsham, Wales and you can sponsor him. The journey is 100 miles and 30 miles further than Chaz has ever ridden in one go. It is estimated to take around eight hours. For bike reviews Click here For bikes for sale Click here For new products Click here “I plan to leave home at about 5am which...

Yorkshire Bike Show

Yorkshire Bike Show

July 29-30, 2006, sees the return of the Great Yorkshire Bike Show in Cullingworth. As well as trade stands bursting with bargains, manufacturers including Ducati, Honda, MV Agusta, Suzuki and many...

Audio: Randy & Roberts

Audio: Randy & Roberts

This week's MCN Podcast audio show is a British GP special coming to you direct from the Donington paddock. Former GP star and top TV pundit Randy Mamola talks to us about his passion for charity and...

Fury over 'Book of Tricks'

Fury over 'Book of Tricks'

The Greater Manchester Police’s ‘The Book of Tricks’, accused of bullying the public into accepting fines rather than disputing cases, has been shot down by the Advertising Standards...

BMW Donny launch

BMW Donny launch

BMW Motorrad will be launching two new models at Donington Park during the Moto GP weekend. The F800S and R1200S will be displayed throughout the weekend with BMW Motorrad experts on hand to answer...

MCN Mobile Frequently asked questions

MCN Mobile Frequently asked questions

Below is our list of frequently asked questions about MCN Mobile. If you feel your questions have not been answered please email us at mcnmobile@emap.com What phone do I need? Any phone which is...

New MCN - Out Jun 28

New MCN - Out Jun 28

This week in MCN we reveal Triumphs new superbike and a free eight page British GP preview. The new 955i prototype mixes the best bits of the Speed Triple and the 675 but it wont be arriving until...

Win a Benelli for pennies

Win a Benelli for pennies

You could be the owner of a Benelli Tornado LE worth £8000, for just a few pence. We're holding a simple to enter reverse auction. Just make the lowest unique bid, and you'll walk away with...

Police road stats lie

Police road stats lie

Research carried out by Oxford University and published in the British Medical Journal suggests that despite claims by police, just as many people are being admitted to hospital with serious traffic...

Win a year?s MCN Mobile

You can win a year’s free subscription to MCN Mobile by telling us what you think of our new MCN Mobile service. Check out the new MCN Mobile site by texting 'MCN' to 80876 then let us know what cool things you think we should have (standard operator charges apply). If you've got an idea that you think we should try? Send your idea as a text message to 80876, and the best will be rewarded...

2006 Bike week rideouts

If you're planning a ride-in or ride-out during National Motorcycle Week, 2006, with runs from July 16-23, then let us know and we'll publicise it to the biggest online community in biking. Whether you're organising a rideout to somewhere interesting during the week, or encouraging people to commute on two wheels on Ride 2 Work Day on Wednesday, July 19, we'll tell the world about it. Saturday,...

Bikes on TV: June 28 on

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, June 28. 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...

850 miles in under 24hrs

To help raise money for Breast Cancer Care and Local Support Groups, 8 riders and 3 pillion passengers from Wey Valley Advanced Motorcyclists are riding from Lands End to John O’Groats on Sunday. The riders will be setting off at 4am on a route taking them down through the Highlands, the Lake District, Wales, North Devon and Cornwall in hope of reaching their destination at 10:30pm. For...

What's in MCN Mobile

What's in MCN Mobile

NEWS & NEW BIKES Updates of biking news, major updates in buying and selling and how they will affect you, and up-to-the-minute details of the best new bikes being tested in secret around the...

Deauville's not dull

Deauville's not dull

I can finally ride the Deauville again after two weeks off the road. I did almost a thousand miles in the first two days I had it and then had to wait two week’s to get its first service. But we’re...

A ZX-10R tourer?

A ZX-10R tourer?

In just two hours our long-term test ZX-10R has been transformed from a rip-snorting animal into a practical 185mph super tourer. Okay so the guys at MCN reckon it now needs a tartan rug and a...

Yamaha GP-rep scooters

Yamaha GP-rep scooters

Two limited-edition scooters will let you nip around town in Camael Yamaha or MotoGP paintschemes, and don't even cost more than the standard versions. The Camel Yamaha Factory paintscheme is...

Free upgrades with Buell

Free upgrades with Buell

Buell UK is offering a free GPS system, free low seat upgrade, free tyre choice, and three months free on the Buell Ulysses XB12X for a limited time. The deal was semingly inspired by charity riders...

Kwak 0% deal ends soon

Kwak 0% deal ends soon

Kawasaki is now offering 0 per cent finance deals on seven of the most popular bikes in the range. The bikes included are the ZX-10R, ZX-6R, ER-6n, ER-6f, Z750, Z750s and Z1000. A variety of packages...

New Yamaha cruisers

New Yamaha cruisers

Yamaha has added two new cruisers to it’s lineup for 2007 – both based around the same 1300cc engine. The XVS1300CT and XVS1300A replace the aging XVS1100 and boast a brand new...

New scooter hits UK

New scooter hits UK

The 125cc Peugeot Satelis, revealed by MCN at the Paris Show (Click here), has now made the journey across the channel and into British dealers. The Satelis has been designed to offer the best drag...

Test and win an MT-01

Test and win an MT-01

Take a test ride on a Yamaha MT-01 and you will be entered into a draw to win one. You'll need to book your test ride at a Yamaha MT Specilaist Dealer between Monday, July 3, 2006 and the end of...

Budget Italian style

Budget Italian style

Kymco has launched a new 50cc scooter that combines Italian styling with a Korean price. Priced at just £1499otr, the People S 50 features alloy wheels, electric and kick start, centre and side...

Monkey madness

Monkey madness

Almost 30 mentalists on Monkey bikes are heading from John O’Groats to Lands End this week to raise £25,000 for two cancer charities. Kevin Wadsworth from Huddersfield organised the trip...

New MCN: Out June 21

New MCN: Out June 21

This week in MCN we’ve got proof that car drivers don’t see bikes. A world-first scientific investigation proves that car drivers only see what they are looking for and they aren’t...