September

Speed risk stats cut

Speed risk stats cut

The Department of Transport (DfT) has revealed that just four per cent of injury crashes involved someone exceeding a speed limit in 2005. The annual report by the DfT has revealed that 'Failed to...

Win a Butlins trip for four

Win a Butlins trip for four

We’re offering you the chance to win a Silver Self-catering apartment at MCN Live at Butlins worth £380. The three day event October 13th-16th 2006 at Butlins, Skegness promises to be one...

Video: 800cc GP Honda

Video: 800cc GP Honda

Want to see Dani Pedrosa in action on the new Honda 800cc MotoGP bike? A lucky spectator at the test has uploaded some great footage of Pedrosa onto the internet, and you can see it below:

Boorman book offer

Boorman book offer

If you've seen the serialisation of Charley Boorman's Race to Dakar book in MCN, then you'll be pleased to know you can now get a package including the book, T-shirt, DVD and sticker for just...

Hammond update:

MCN columnist Richard Hammond is making very good progress following a high-speed crash while testing a jet-powered car. He is now on a general ward, and if continues to do well he will eventually be transferred to a hospital closer to his home near Cheltenham. Meanwhile he has received hundreds of cards and flowers, and an appeal to raise funds for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance, which flew him to...

Video: Supersport CBR

Video: Supersport CBR

Cal Crutchlow took the British Supersport title with two races in hand so we took him out at Mallory Park to see just how much difference there is between his race bike and a standard Honda CBR600RR. ...

Band list for Butlins '06

Band list for Butlins '06

As the MCN Live! Butlins Autumn Spectacular draws closer, we'll keep you up to date with the latest announcements regarding which bands you'll get to see. Click here to book online So far the list...

Speed camera D-Day

Speed camera D-Day

Speed cameras are on trail at the highest court in Europe in a monumental case that could see them banished from our roads forever. The UK Government is being hauled into the European Court of Human...

Riders 10th celebration

Riders 10th celebration

Monday evening saw the official celebration of motorcycle charity Riders for Health’s 10th anniversary with a whole host of stars in attendance. The Princess Royal, the charities patron, hosted...

Watch out on Friday

Watch out on Friday

Watch out if you go for a ride on Friday, September 29, as it's the most dangerous day of the year for motorcyclists, according to bike insurance firm Bennetts. The firm has revealed there is a 130...

New MCN: September 27

New MCN: September 27

This week's edition of MCN includes a free four-page guide to the British Superbike season showdown at Brands Hatch, plus Suzuki finally unveils the Hayabusa-powered B-King, five years after it was...

Video: R1200S in action

Video: R1200S  in action

The latest update for MCN’s long-term-test BMW R1200S is in MCN this week so we thought we’d show you the bike in action. Watch the clip below to see the BMW out on the road or click the...

2007 BMWs

To make your life easier now that show season has started , we've collected here all the news stroies concerning the 2007 BMW range. Quality bikes for sale: Click here. MCN and user bike reviews: Click here. Browse over 2000 product reviews: Click here.

2007 Suzukis

We're collecting all the information on the entire 2007 Suzuki range together to make it easier for you to keep track of the latest news on all the new bikes. Quality bikes for sale: Click here. MCN and user bike reviews: Click here. Browse over 2000 product reviews: Click here.

2007 Yamaha scooters

2007 Yamaha scooters

Here are all the pictures we've got for the 2007 yamah scooter range, including the YP400, YJ125, YJ50 and XF50. Quality bikes for sale: Click here. MCN and user bike reviews: Click here. Browse...

Fastest Kawasaki enduro

Fastest Kawasaki enduro

The 2007 Kawasaki KLX450R is claimed to be the lightest, fastest and most powerful four-stroke enduro bike the Japanese frim has produced. It's based on the motocross KX450F, using the same...

2007 Yamaha cruisers

2007 Yamaha cruisers

Here are all the latest pictures of the Yamaha cruiser range for 2007. The bikes pictured are for the Canadian and American market, so you might not see all of them make it to Europe, but we thought...

2007 Hondas

To make it easier for you to keep track of all the new bikes now that show season is underway, we've collected all of our stories concering the 2007 Honda range here. Quality bikes for sale: Click here. MCN and user bike reviews: Click here. Browse over 2000 product reviews: Click here.

'07 Yamaha off-roaders

'07 Yamaha off-roaders

We've collected together all the available pictures of the 2007 Yamaha off-road range in one place. There are so many we've had to split them voer two pages, so if you want to see more, follow the...

First pics: 07 Yamaha R1

First pics: 07 Yamaha R1

The first pictures of the 2007 Yamaha R1 have been released and they show an all new bike based heavily on the 2006 R6 design. Click the imags on the right to see the full size version. The pictures...

B-King for June 2007

B-King for June 2007

It's taken five years from the first appearance, but the Suzuki B-King was launched in Paris, with the news it will be in showrooms next summer. To see more pictures of the Hayabusa-engined naked...

2007 Kawasaki VN900

2007 Kawasaki VN900

The 2007 Kawasaki VN900 Custom has undergone several changes to become a closer competitor to the Harley-Davidson 883. It gets polished alloy wheels rather than spoked versions, with a 21" front...

2007 Yamaha range

2007 Yamaha range

In addition to the 2007 Yamaha R1, we've also got plenty of pictures of the rest of the 2007 Yamaha range. These are models for the Canadian/American market, so you might not see all of them on sale...

New MCN: Out Sept 20

New MCN: Out Sept 20

In MCN this week, we celebrate your help in combatting the plans for speed control technology for motorcycles, and repay you with 18 new bikes revealed for 2007, including the Kawasaki ZX-6R, and even...

TfL fines Killspills riders

Participants in the KillSpills rally to highlight the dangers of diesel spillages have received Penalty Charge Notices for straying into a bus lane on Park Lane in London. The demo ride, which took place on September 9, 2006, saw 5250 riders escorted by police from the Ace Cafe to the Houses of Parliament. Now Transport for London has issued fixed penalty notices to anyone entering the bus...

A lesson in knee down

A lesson in knee down

One of the most common questions asked by new riders is how do I get my knee down - so we’ve made a video to show you how. Road-tester Michael Neeves spent the morning with MCN reader Anthony...

Cops building biker files?

MCN has heard reports of police filming innocent riders and their bikes to gather “criminal intelligence” to help them identify riders snapped by front facing speed cameras. Has this happened to you? If so, email the details to steve.farrell@emap.com including a daytime phone number.

Your video: Whit stoppie

Your video: Whit stoppie

MCN reader Rob Leckey took this fantastic clip of Jamie Whitham doing a great stoppie at the Scarborough Gold cup last weekend. Leckey watched the whole event and was getting some footage of all the...

New bike for Bikesafe

New bike for Bikesafe

The Grampian Police Road Safety Unit has received a new Honda Deauville from partners Ecosse Motorcycles, to help promote the road safety and Bikesafe messages. "As both a biker and in my...

Celebrate Riders' Week

Celebrate Riders' Week

Biking charity Riders for Health is celebrating it’s 10 birthday next week by asking motorcyclists to take part in ‘Rider’s Week’ to raise much needed funds. To be held from...

Got your knee down?

Got your knee down?

MCN’s guide to getting your knee down has been so popular we want to know if the video has helped you. Let us know if you managed to get your knee down for the first time, by clicking on the...

93,000 mile charity ride

93,000 mile charity ride

Patrick Watson and Helen Antcliff went further than most on their five year and 93,000 mile motorcycle ride, which raised money for the Voluntary Service Overseas and Cystic Fibrosis Trust. The pair...

We stop speed controls

We stop speed controls

The Government has promised to scrap speed-control for motorcycles, thanks to five years of campaigning by MCN, backed by the signatures of 6000 of you on our online petition. The petition against...

Video: Voxan Charade

Video: Voxan Charade

MCN tested the new Voxan Charade on French roads this week so we captured some exclusive footage of the new bike just for you. The French-made bike is available through the firms new UK importer...

GSX-R and B-King launch

GSX-R and B-King launch

Suzuki has launched its new range in Paris, unveiling a radical new GSX-R1000 and the long-awaited 1300cc B-King. The GSX-R1000 gets the twin exhausts revealed in MCN last week but most radical of...

2007 Kawasakis

2007 Kawasakis

Here are the first pictures of the 2007 Kawasaki range, including the all-new ZX-6R, the new GTR, and updated ZX-10R and ER-6, as revealed in the September 20 edition of MCN. The ZX-6R is new from...