October

BMW scoop awards

BMW scoop awards

BMW Motorrad UK has walked away with three awards at the annual Motor Cycle News dinner. The company was presented with the coveted Best Trailie, Best Sports-Tourer and Best Tourer awards. This...

NEC show news

NEC show news

Two wheel fans have been entertained over the weekend at the 2006 International Motorcycle and Scooter Show with star riders taking to the various stages. The event was officially kicked off by TV...

TT Commemoration

TT Commemoration

Heroes of the Isle of Man TT Race have been chosen to commemorate the Centenary of the historic event. The Isle of Man Post Office is celebrating the landmark in 2007 by producing a unique range of...

Your Butlins photos

Your Butlins photos

motorcyclenews.com has received dozens of photographs of your Butlins experiences earlier this month. Great fun was had by all in Skegness as can be seen on the photographs. To view these pictures...

MCN Awards highlights

MCN Awards highlights

The 2006 MCN awards took place at the National Motorcycle show last week and you can see video highlights of the event. You’ll get all the action from the black-tie event and who and what took...

Jay Kay's new Vespa

Jay Kay's new Vespa

Jamiroquai lead singer, Jay Kay, has added a new edition to his vast fleet of vehicles – the new Vespa Vintage GTV 250 scooter. Kay now joins other celebrity Vespa riders, including Gwyneth...

New MCN: November 1

New MCN: November 1

In this week's MCN read all about the agony and ecstasy of Nicky Hayden and Valentino Rossi's chamionship thriller in Valencia. We get the insde information on the joy of the Hayden camp, as Nicky...

GP fans gather at show

GP fans gather at show

Thousands of MotoGP fans gathered in front of a giant screen at the NEC to see Nicky Hayden clinch his first title. Visitors to the International Motorcycle and Scooter Show grouped around the screen...

Edwards meets fans

Edwards meets fans

MotoGP rider Colin Edwards made a detour on his way home from Valencia to drop in at the International Motorcycle and Scooter Show. The Yamaha rider, who saw team-mate Valentino Rossi narrowly miss...

MCN needs you

MCN needs you

MCN is asking for readers to help them with the long running feature ‘Why I Had To Have’. Quality bikes for sale: Click here. Bike reviews: Click here. Product reviews: Click here. We...

Enter MCN babe comp

Enter MCN babe comp

It’s that time of year again – the launch of our search for the MCN Babe of the Year. This time we will be crowning a single winner at the MCN London Motorcycle Show at ExCel on February...

Hailwood remembered

Hailwood remembered

Isle of Man TT great the late Mike Hailwood is to be honoured with his own commemorative stamp and coin. Hailwood, who died in 1981, will be remembered as part of the Isle of Man Postal...

NEC Show kicks off

NEC Show kicks off

The 2006 International Motorcycle & Scooter Show opened in style on Thursday with guest appearances from the likes of new Rizla Suzuki rider Chris Walker and comedian Alan Davies. Thousands of...

Riders for Health raffle

Riders for Health raffle

Riders for Health have kicked off the 2006 raffle in style with a humorous edge. The charity, which raises money to buy motorcycles for health workers in Africa, was assisted by comedians Alan...

Guide to the NEC show

Guide to the NEC show

Bike fans planning to head to Motorcycle & Scooter Show at Birmingham’s NEC can access vital information to make their day more enjoyable before they go with our special online show guide. ...

DSA-approved training

DSA-approved training

The Driving Standards Agency has announced plans for a new register of approved Advanced Trainers at the press launch of the International Motorcycle and Scooter Show. Ministers signed the go ahead...

Bike test price increase

Bike test price increase

Bikers will pay more for their motorcycle tests under new guidelines set to be introduced by the Driving Standards Agency. It will cost an additional £2 for a standard test and £4 extra...

Bridge hoggin' gets £10k

Bridge hoggin' gets £10k

Over £10,000 has been raised for local charities by the seventh annual 'Hoggin the Bridge' ride across the Severn Bridge. The ride from Severn View services to Chepstow on the M48 attracted...

Video: XYZ sport custom

Video: XYZ sport custom

Custom bike builder Roger Allmond gave MCN the first look at his latest creation the Victory powered XYZ and we’ve got exclusive video of the amazing bike. The amazing sports custom is based...

New MCN: Oct 25

New MCN: Oct 25

In MCN this week we exclusively reveal the new Ducati 1098 superbike. This new model was not due to be revealed at the Milan Bike Show, but it was spotted by an MCN reader who was touring the factory.

New CCMs at NEC show

New CCMs at NEC show

CCM has shown the latest additions to its Retro range of bikes to the public for the first time at the NEC. The two new café racer style bikes are based around the firm’s usual Suzuki...

Video: Ducati 1098 spied

Video: Ducati 1098 spied

Just week's before it's due to make it's first public appearance at the MIlan bike show, Ducati's 1098 has been spied testing outside the factory and we've got the first video of the bike in...

Brunstrom slams bikers

Brunstrom slams bikers

Richard Brunstrom, the notoriously anti-bike Chief Constable of North Wales Police, has done it again with a blog post slamming motorcyclists as “dangerous” and “reckless”. ...

Video: Benelli race bike

Video: Benelli race bike

Benelli has re-entered the world of racing with a factory backed endurance bike and we’ve got the video of it in action. MCN road-tester Michael Neeves got the chance to ride the bike while...

Go to the MCN Awards

Go to the MCN Awards

Here’s your chance to hobnob with the stars and all the top brass from the motorcycle industry. MCN is auctioning a pair of tickets to the annual MCN awards to raise money for Riders for...

New MCN: October 18

New MCN: October 18

Nicky Hayden speaks exclusively in MCN, October 18, 2006 about the crash which could have ended his MotoGP title dream, as team-mate Dani Pedrosa wiped him out at Estoril. We've spoken to both riders...

£1 off mobile GP results

£1 off mobile GP results

It’s the most eagerly-anticipated final round of MotoGP in years and MCN is slashing £1 off the cost of a weekend of results being texted direct to your phone through MCN Mobile. The...

Piaggio launch new 400

Piaggio launch new 400

Piaggio have launched the last in their X8 series. The 400cc machine will stand alongside the 125cc and 250cc models. The new X8 has a claimed to speed of 94 mph (155kmh) from its 33bhp engine,...

MCN needs you...

MCN needs you...

We're looking for owners of a wide range of bikes to get involved with our 'Why I Had to Have' feature in the print edition of MCN. If you own one of the following bikes, please contact...

Yamaha safety recalls

Yamaha safety recalls

Yamaha has issued a press release announcing safety recalls for models including the XV1600 Wild Star, R1, FZ6, FJR1300, TDM900, MT-01, XV1700 and XT660R/X. The release is reproduced in full below,...

New MCN: Oct 11

New MCN: Oct 11

In MCN this week you can find out why the ACU gives the OK to untested helmets, see why Alex Barros could return to MotoGP, and see 20 new bikes, and the first pictures of the BMW K1200R Sport. The...

Intermot Specials

Intermot Specials

It's not just the top manufacturers who launch bikes at Intermot, customisers and specialists also use it as an opportunity to show off what they have in store for 2007. Here we have just a few...

Moto-Events statement

Moto-Events statement

An official announcement has been released regarding former customers of Moto-Events Limited, including those with bookings for the 2006 Valencia round of the MotoGP championship. The statement is...

2007 R1 chopped

2007 R1 chopped

Following the unveiling of the brand new R1, Yamaha secluded a small section of their stand at this years Intermot in Cologne for one of the best features of the show. Not only was the superb...

Your views on training

Your views on training

MCN is working with the Motor Cycle Industry Association to get a better understanding of your views on motorcycle training. Do you think training is a good thing? Or maybe you think you've already...

Goldwing airbag explodes

Goldwing airbag explodes

Honda gave a graphic demonstration of its Goldwing airbag system at its pre-Intermot show in Cologne, Germany, and we’ve got video of it going off on stage. Honda made a big play on its new...