November

Tiger lacks excitement

Tiger lacks excitement

Rumours in the bike industry are rife Triumph’s brand new Tiger has received a record low interest from the public. MCN has received information claiming Triumph have next to no orders on the...

2007 R1 launch questions

2007 R1 launch questions

Yamaha's world launch of the 2007 YZF-R1 is happening on Thursday November 9, and MCN's chief road tester Trevor Franklin will be one of the first riders to experience this new machine. If you have a...

R1 gets the thumbs up

R1 gets the thumbs up

MCN's Chief Road Tester Trevor Franklin is in Qatar right now testing the new 2007 Yamaha R1, and he's just been on the phone to give us his first impressions of the all-new Yamaha superbike. ...

First pics of final 1098

First pics of final 1098

The first undisguised pictures of Ducati’s highly anticipated 1098 have surfaced. These shots were leaked on to the internet before the official unveiling by Ducati and show the new machine in...

New bikes of 2007

New bikes of 2007

The new bikes of 2007 are starting to emerge. Keep track of them by saving this page to your favourites right now and keep checking back. We add new links about the latest news on new bikes all the...

New KTMs revealed

New KTMs revealed

Here are the first pictures of the new KTM 990 Super Duke and Super Duke R. Both bikes are based on the current model, but with new styling, including updates to the engine, chassis, brakes and a...

Yamaha's new XVS1300A

Yamaha's new XVS1300A

Yamaha’s new XVS1300A Midnight Star is billied as a mid-sized cruiser but manages to feel more wieldy than its competitors. A double-cradled steel frame helps with the solid handling of the...

Ducati crumbles

Ducati crumbles

DUCATI has been forced to open the new 1098 online catalogue four days early following MCN's early publication of the full details of the bike in this week's paper. Ducati boss Federico Minoli...

KTM 990 SuperDuke

KTM 990 SuperDuke

KTM has re-engineered its 990 SuperDuke for 2007 and added a higher-spec R version to the range. New features include an updated headlight, restyled nose and new instrument panel. There is also a...

Arai auction for charity

Arai auction for charity

Arai goods signed by some of the world's top riders will be auctioned off at the NEC on Sunday. The auction will raise funds for Riders for Health to supply bikes to aid workers in Africa. There are...

2007 MCN Diary offer

2007 MCN Diary offer

MCN are giving our readers the chance to buy an exclusive diary with race dates and hints for 2007. The diary costs £5.99 and comes complete with a high quality leather cover. This ideal...

MAG recruit ex cop

MAG recruit ex cop

A former Chief Superintendent of North Yorkshire Police has begun his new role with the Motorcycle Action Group. David Short has joined MAG as head of their political campaigns section in the UK. ...

Registration suggestion

Registration suggestion

Biking groups have shown their disapproval to the idea of all motorbikes carrying number plates. MPs have suggested this idea to help solve address issues surrounding illegal use of mini and toy...

Stars delight fans

Stars delight fans

Some familiar faces have paid a visit to the Yamaha stand at the NEC’s International Motorcycle and Scooter Show. New singing Troy Corser, who will be riding alongside Noriyuki Haga in the 2007...

Flippin' great show

Flippin' great show

The 2007 London Motorcycle Show has set the stage for a UK first – the first back flip ever performed in London! Top freestyle motocrosser Gary Taylor will be setting up his ramps to perform...

Awards time at NEC

Awards time at NEC

Bennetts British Superbike Champion Ryuichi Kiyonari has confirmed he will be back to defend his title in 2007. The HM Plant Honda Rider made his announcement as he was crowned with his championship...

Speed camera v police

Speed camera v police

The BMF has welcomed the call by the House of Commons Transport Select Committee for more road policing. However the group are not pleased by the argument for automatic vehicle speed control. This...

Hyosung 2008 launch

Hyosung 2008 launch

Hyosung has announced its GT650X concept bike is to go into production ready for 2008. The Korean manufacturers say this is more than just a stripped version of the GT650R sports bike. A 1000cc...

Aprilia secret is out

Aprilia secret is out

Pictures of Aprilia’s 2007 range have been leaked weeks before their official launch. Riders can expect a new 750cc V-twin machine, which makes about 100bhp. This concept has also been...