November

MCN reader Andy Goodman reviews a Yamaha R1

MCN reader Andy Goodman reviews a Yamaha R1

"Don't try to be clever with it, that's what the guy on the Gixxer did, he tried to be clever and now it's in a right old state. This one's brand new and immaculate, and we'd like it back in this...

Wood Harley build it?

Wood Harley build it?

Spotted in Zante, this top secret prototype was seen to be “rushing” along and perfect for “caning”. Thought to be built from a “basket case” MCN’s chief tester Willie Nailitt said “The controls fall...

A selection of US stunt riders caught on camera

A selection of US stunt riders caught on camera

The first pic was taken at Gateway International Raceway, of bikers belonging to a group called the mCRA (Midwest Cafe Racing Association). Next is Streetfighter DJ, doing a christ off into the...

My Benelli on show

My Benelli on show

One for the books... The bike is my pride and joy Benelli Tornado Tre Limited Edition, while the lovely lady on top of it is Brooke Lee.

MCN reader and girlfriend mix with MotoGP elite

My girlfriend took the chance to pose with MotoGP pin-up James Ellison, then followed it up by grabbing race guru Jeremy Burgess, so i thought I'd share the pictures.

Regretting his devotion to Rossi?

Regretting his devotion to Rossi?

I spotted this chap on the eve of the last MotoGP round at Valencia. I bet he put his shirt back on that afternoon!

Enjoying the Alps by bike

Enjoying the Alps by bike

What do you do with ‘A problem like Maria?’ Get Linda in the Alps instead.

Behind the scenes with the babes

Behind the scenes with the babes

Some of the brolly girls ‘backstage’ at the Donington MotoGP round.

Nothing distracts from MCN on a Wednesday

Nothing distracts from MCN on a Wednesday

Even one of the Seven Wonders of the World can’t stop Bob reading his MCN

Making time for MCN

Making time for MCN

Just relaxing on exercises with the British Army in Jordan.

Race replicas 50s prove better than a C90!

Race replicas 50s prove better than a C90!

My Laguna Seca/50th Anniversary Yamaha TZR50 and my twin brother’s Nieto replica Telefonica Aprilia RS50.

The fun of biking and end of summer in one image

The fun of biking and end of summer in one image

Martin, Phil and another Martin grabbing the last of the sunshine in the lakes.

Now that's an exhaust and a half

Now that's an exhaust and a half

Will I need to re-jet my Suzuki after fitting this aftermarket pipe?

Nine out of ten cats prefer reading MCN

Nine out of ten cats prefer reading MCN

‘Whisper’ the cat likes MCN so much, she won’t let me read it!

In the gravel at Donington

In the gravel at Donington

My mate Jimbo after losing it and ending up in the kitty litter, trying to read MCN while coming down Craner Curves at Donington.

Isle of Man residents respond to first speed camera

Isle of Man residents respond to first speed camera

This is what happens when they try and put a speed camera on the Isle of Man.

Walker 'stalked' by fans at Brands

Walker 'stalked' by fans at Brands

Me, Tommy Tucker, Steve Staples, Paul Savi and daughter ‘O’ with Chris Walker at Brands.

Star spotted stopping for petrol

Star spotted stopping for petrol

I was just filling up at Abingdon Service station when I bumped into James Whitham on his way to Fort William.

A female approach to mechanics

A female approach to mechanics

Us girls like to dress up when we’re grinding down a fairing bracket to fit our race R6

Best paintjob at Brands World Superbikes?

Best paintjob at Brands World Superbikes?

Unusual paintjob spotted at Brands Hatch World Superbikes

Taking safety seriously at Brands Hatch

Taking safety seriously at Brands Hatch

Taking safety seriously on the dodgems at Brands Hatch World Superbikes

MCN girls never stop working

MCN girls never stop working

My daughter Amber-Storm with some of the MCN girls on a quick break at the NEC Bike Show.

Left with a crashed bike and a copy of MCN

Left with a crashed bike and a copy of MCN

Here’s me and my bike after crashing on the Mountain at Cadwell. Both the R1 and I are now back doing trackdays, and at least the paper cheered me up on the day.

Proof even pets can't resist MCN

Proof even pets can't resist MCN

MCN really is the dog’s bollocks as my dog ‘Agusta’ shows.

46 years of reading MCN and still going strong

46 years of reading MCN and still going strong

Here's a picture of MCN reader Ken Brooker at the age of 19. He's still an avid reader of MCN, and has just celebrated his 65th birthday

'Anti-skid' surface causes crash

'Anti-skid' surface causes crash

I have just recently had the displeasure for the first time in over 25years of motorcycling of sliding down the road due to locking up the front wheel & going down, or so i first thought. On...

Minimotos can be safe and fun

This is a piece of video footage worth a view of how much fun a minimoto can be when used on a race track with the right equipment used. there has been too much bad press about these bikes and they are such a good tool  especially for the young riders wanting to get bike experience with out big bike dangers. They are perfect for teaching corner grip, braking and learning racing lines, and...

An encounter with an Audi on the way to work

I'm minding my own business on the way to work, filtering up to the front of the lights on the A45 as I always do. I can't quite get to the front as the front two car's (one of which is a red Audi) wing mirrors are too close together for my wide bars. So I stop behind their mirrors and wait till we're moving to nip through. It so happens that the next set of lights is red so I stop in the middle...

The sultry look

The sultry look

They told me to stand next to a bike, but there's so many to choose from...

Win British GP tickets

Win British GP tickets

You could be among the crowds at Donington for the 2007 British GP to see the thrills and excitement with the likes of Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden going head to head. All you need to do to be in...

The 1098 voted most best in show

The 1098 voted most best in show

Show goers at the Eicma show in Milan have voted the Ducati 1098 the most beautiful bike in show. 24,000 people took part in the survey by Italian magazine Motociclismo. The Ducati beat competition...

Romanian president undergoes surgery following bike crash

Romanian president undergoes surgery following bike crash

Romanian Prime Minister Calin Tariceanu is to undergo surgery today (23 November) to repair injuries to his knee from a July bike crash.  His bike collided with a car earlier this year, and he is...

Minibike customers warned away from shop

Minibike customers warned away from shop

Potential mini bike buyers and unhappy customers were warned to stay away from mini bike supplier Power Off Road yesterday by Surrey Trading Standards.  The shop in Felbridge, Surrey and...

Hells Angels 69 star dies

Hells Angels 69 star dies

Jeremy Slate, the actor who co-wrote and starred in the film “Hell’s Angels ‘69” died on Sunday (19 November, 2006). The 80 year-old had been fighting a cancer of the oesophagus, and died following...

Buy MCN News Editor's Triumph

Buy MCN News Editor's Triumph

MCN Head of News Tony Carter has decided to part with our long-term test Triumph Daytona 675 after a happy year on the stylish triple. The 675 has taken Tony to Pamplona to run with the bulls and...

Bike thieves escape

Bike thieves escape

Three men armed with hand guns are being hunted by police after robbing a Northants supermarket and getting away on a bike.  Two of the balaclava wearing men took cash from the tills in Tesco...