November

Derbi's 2007 range

Derbi's 2007 range

Derbi has shown a range of new 125cc machines at Milan including production versions of three prototypes it showed earlier this year. The Terra 125, Mulhacen 125 and Mulhacen Feexter 125 were all...

2007 Ducati's at Excel

2007 Ducati's at Excel

You can clap your eyes on the full 2007 Ducati range for the very first time at the Motor Cycle News London Motorcycle show at ExCeL London on February 1–4. The Italian factory has confirmed...

Triumph meets Virgin

Triumph meets Virgin

Triumph has joined forces with the Virgin Group's charitable arm, Virgin Unite, to raise money for charity. To support the "End Fistula" campaign, Triumph has asked Sir Richard Branson to...

Gilera?s Fuoco debut

Gilera?s Fuoco debut

Gilera's sporty new three wheeled Fuoco 500 maxi scooter is to get it’s first public showing later this week as part of the Milan Motorcycle show – just weeks before the wacky bike is due...

Video: Wild new Husky

Video: Wild new Husky

Husqvarna launched an amazing new supermoto at the Milan show and we’ve got video of the new bike. The incredible machine is purpose designed and comes complete with a unique adjustable frame. ...

New Guzzi's launched

New Guzzi's launched

Guzzi has launched its 2007 model range at the Milan show and we've got video of the bikes. The line-up includes a new Griso, a custom bike and an entry level version of the Norge tourer. The new...

Video: 1098 Milan launch

Video: 1098 Milan launch

Ducati officially launched its new 1098 superbike at the Milan show today and we’ve got the first video of the full bike. The new machine will come in both standard and S versions as well as a...

Peraves car meets bike

Peraves car meets bike

Swiss firm Peraves has designed a bike which answers most of the arguments of why you would need a car. The MonoTracer has is a two-seated covered machine, which offers all the thrills of a bike...

New Buells in Milan

New Buells in Milan

Buell has launched its new Lightning Super TT XB1200SST at the Milan Show. Based on the Lightning, the 100bhp, 179kg SST gets the high-rise suspension from the Ulysses trailie and a new narrow seat...

Aprilia unveil '07 cast

Aprilia unveil '07 cast

Aprilia has revealed a whole range of new bikes at the Milan show today (Tuesday). The new models include the Shiver 750, a naked sportsbike powered by a new 95bhp DOHC V-twin. Designed to compete...

Tesi launch at Milan

Tesi launch at Milan

This is the latest incarnation of Bimota’s hub steered Tesi concept, due to be launched in Milan next week. Using the air cooled v-twin from the Ducati Multistrada, but with a chassis...

KTM range on show

KTM range on show

KTM are showing their entire range of 2007 bikes at the EICMA Trade Fair in Milan with the sporty street fighters leading the pack. The Super Duke and new Super Duke R are being shown to the biking...

Video: '07 Sport Classics

Video: '07 Sport Classics

We've had the 2007 Ducati Sports Classics out on UK roads already and you can watch our exclusive video here. Click the screen below to watch the stunning bikes in action and hear MCN Road-Tester...

Aprilia gets new partner

Aprilia gets new partner

Aprilia Motorcycles has just announced a strategic partnership with one of China’s largest motorcycle manufacturers, Jincheng Corporation. The Chinese company, who are also aligned with Devon...

Diesel Problem Exposed

Diesel Problem Exposed

MCN’s consumer king, Steve Farrell has been working into the small hours to track down the cause of a new diesel menace that is sweeping the UK. We’ll reveal all in next Wednesday’s...

New MCN downloads

New MCN downloads

MCN Mobile users can now get your hands on free downloads as part of a Valencia special. See behind the scenes action, exclusive video downloads. The freebies include Rossi in the French 125, clips of...

Trials with Dougie Lampkin

Trials with Dougie Lampkin

VIP passes for the upcoming Indoor Trial at Sheffield Arena on Friday, December 29 have just gone on sale. But it’ll cost you nearly £100 to get your hands on one. If you want the...

Crutchlow tries GP bike

Crutchlow tries GP bike

During the recent Rizla Suzuki and MotoGP testing at Valencia, new signing Cal Crutchlow had the chance to ride something even quicker than his BSB GSX-R1000 for next year. And you can see what...

Grant for bike charity

Grant for bike charity

The Disabled Motorcyclists Association has been awarded more than £4,000 by the National Lottery. The charity, which helps disabled riders by providing guidance, discounts and inspiration from...

Hammond's teaser

Hammond's teaser

Richard Hammond is in full flow as he prepares to share with MCN readers what he has been through over recent weeks. As a teaser for you all, he wanted to give you a glimpse of what to expect in his...

NEC Show finishes

NEC Show finishes

The 2006 International Motorcycle and Scooter show has shut its doors to the public after 11 days and almost 150,000 visitors. Despite the number of show goers being down on last year at 144,870, the...

Record KTM sales

Record KTM sales

KTM has announced a record in annual sales for the business year 2005/06. Group sales exceeded the €500 million mark for the first time in the Austrian firm’s existence, an increase of...

Crashing con

Ten people were arrested on Tuesday, November 7 believed to be taking part in the insurance scam ‘crash for cash’ that is likely to have involved both motorcyclists and car drivers. The conmen would make an innocent road users crash into them and then make insurers pay inflated compensation to bogus insurance firms. Police believe the group netted £1million and the money could...

Elle on hand at auction

Elle on hand at auction

Supermodel and actress Elle Macpherson has joined forces with former MotoGP racer Randy Mamola to raise money for biking charity Riders for Health. The Australian supermodel, who is also a keen...

Free bike lock

Free bike lock

MCN are offering every reader the fantastic opportunity to claim a FREE Titan Disk Lock The lock is designed to fit most modern bikes and has computer cut keys for maximum security, with two keys...

Hammond back to MCN

Hammond back to MCN

Richard Hammond is hard at work writing his first weekly MCN column since the 300mph crash that nearly killed him and left him recovering from serious brain damage. Hammond became front page news...

Meet the stars

Meet the stars

Fancy mixing with stars like Bon Jovi and James Brown? Well now’s your chance. Riders for Health are auctioning two tickets for the UK Music Hall of Fame which honours musical talents from the...

BRAKE's biker's ideas

BRAKE's biker's ideas

Road safety group Brake called for young drivers to face a new graduated driving test yesterday. The charity wants learners to train for minimum period and face restrictions after passing their test...

Thief caught by crasher

Thieves who stole a motorcycle that had been involved in a crash were spotted by the rider who crashed it as he was being driven home from hospital. Police have refused to name the 21-year-old rider, who had collided with a Mercedes van in Leamington earlier, but say that the rider had been told the bike had been stolen when a friend went to retrieve it for him whilst he was being treated in...

New MCN: November 8

New MCN: November 8

Details of the new Ducati 1098 have been leaked just days before its official launch in Milan. Read the full story in this week’s MCN where we show you images of the bike, tell you about its...

Sachs saved by bosses

Sachs saved by bosses

Germany’s oldest motorcycle manufacturer has been rescued from insolvency by a Management Buy Out. Sachs Fahrzeug- und Motorentechnik GmbH is the successor company of the Nuremberg-based...

Wild Star fault warning

Wild Star fault warning

Owners of Yamaha XV1600 Wild Star’s are being warned of a possible transmission breakage. Whilst carrying out research on the bike the company found some isolated gear locking incidents. ...

Top gong for tourers

Top gong for tourers

An Aberdeen-based company offering guided motorcycle tours around Scotland has won a prestigious industry award. Scotlandbybike.com was awarded with the innovation category of Visit Scotland’s...

Hells Angels Dutch Fight

Hells Angels Dutch Fight

Legal prosecutors in Holland have announced they want to outlaw the Hells Angels across the country for the first time. "It's become sufficiently clear the activities of the motorcycle club are...

Support Pudsey

Support Pudsey

Pudsey Bear is mixing with the likes of Ducati and Honda at one of Scotland’s largest independent motorcycle retailers. Scott Murray Motorcycles, who are based in Dunfermline, are asking bike...

Excitement of new Ninja

Excitement of new Ninja

One thing I did notice though, the fuel tank holds 19 litres about 4 gallons, and in highlands of Scotland petrol stations are not as common as one might think, so with approximately 40 mpg (driving...