2007

Streetfighter video pt. 2

Here's part 2 of my Streetfighter vids, for all who enjoy them.

Milan show video: KTM launches RC8 superbike

KTM Launched its long awaited RC8 superbike at the MIlan show. The 1190cc machine is incredibly thing and light and still boasts the same looks revealed on the prototype machine. Check out the video below to see the motorcycle unveiled then grab a copy of the November 7 edition of MCN to see details of all 28 new bikes launched at the Miland show.

Charlotte having a nap

Charlotte having a nap

A photo of my 6-month-old niece, Charlotte, having a well-earned rest after the 125 race at Valencia! Second photo - just waiting for the main race to start!

Honda CB1000R mod

Honda CB1000R mod

This picture was recently found on a Honda CBF1000 website. One of their members (Ba55man) has photoshopped a Honda CBF1000 fairing on to a new Honda CB1000R (which was revealed this week at the Milan...

Gibney family issue official statement after IPCC clear Brunstrom

Gibney family issue official statement after IPCC clear Brunstrom

The family of Mark Gibney have issued a statement following the Independent Police Complaints Comission verdict which has cleared North Wales Cheif Constable Richard Brunstrom of any...

IPCC clears North Wales Chief Constable Richard Brunstrom over dead biker complaint

IPCC clears North Wales Chief Constable Richard Brunstrom over dead biker complaint

The Independent Police Complaints Comission (IPCC) has cleared North Wales Chief Constable Richard Brunstrom of any wrongdoing in an investigation into the display of a decapitated motorcyclist at the...

Milan show video: Moto Guzzi unveil the Stelvio to rival the GS

Moto Guzzi unveiled its new Stelvio BMW GS beater at the recent Milan show. Watch our video to get a glimpse of the new 1200cc V-twin. Then grab a copy of the November 7 edition of MCN to see details of all 28 new bikes launched at the Miland show.

Milan show video: BMW launches G450X off-roader

BMW has launched it's attack on the competition off-road scene with the unveiling of its G450X enduro bike att he Milan show. Check out the video below to get a first look at the technologically advanced machine that has already been competing in prototype form for several months. Grab a copy of the November 7 edition of MCN to see details of all 28 bikes launched at the Milan show.

Ruby - 12 weeks old

Ruby - 12 weeks old

Thanks for letting me take your bike for a spin Grandad Wayne!

Milan show video: BMW launches F800GS

Milan show video: BMW launches F800GS

BMW has launched a middleweight version of it's GS off/onroader in the form of the F800GS at the Milan show. The bike produces almost as much power as the old R1150GS and boast a top speed of around...

Milan show video: Moto Morini Granpasso aims for BMW GS

Moto Morini's new Grand Passo sees the company go head to head with BMW to take on the R1200GS. The stylish looking bike was launched at the Milan show and you can grab a first look at the new motorcycle in the video below. Grab a copy of the Novemeber 7 edition of MCN to see all 28 bikes launched at the Milan show.

Milan show video: Bimota launch stunning DB7 superbike

Bimota has launched it's latest superbike, the DB7, at the Milan show and the stunning bike is powered by the Ducati 1098 engine. Check out the video below to see the motorcycle on the Bimota stand at the Milan show and click here to see the first pictures of the new machine. Grab the November 7 editioon of MCN to see all 28 bikes launched at the Milan show. n

Bride in Las Vegas

Bride in Las Vegas

Just before getting married in Las Vegas the bride (my futire wife), decided to take a photo with MCN newspaper. Fantastic day!

Ducati Paso Table

Ducati Paso Table

Saw this on my holiday in Puerto Rico Gran Canaria. Being used as a table outside the Harley Bar. Best thing to happen to a Ducati Paso!!!! mind you it looked compleat under the fairing all that was...

Milan Show Video: Honda CB1000R rolls out in style

Milan Show Video: Honda CB1000R rolls out in style

Honda have unveiled what is being hailed the best supernaked in the form of the CB1000R at the Milan Show. The video below shows the 2008 Honda CB1000R in style. Looking closely related to the Honda...

MCN delivery delayed in Scotland

MCN delivery delayed in Scotland

Massive apologies to our loyal MCN readers in Scotland but you’ll have to wait until Thursday to get this week’s copy of MCN (November 7, 2007). Unfortunately the lorry that delivers MCN to Scotland...

Milan Show Video: Honda DN-01 launches in Milan

Honda have revealed the DN-01 concept for the first time at the Milan Show. The Honda DN-01 was expected to be restricted to Japan only but here's your chance to check out the launch with our exclusive video below.

Milan show video: Aprilia launches Dorsoduro supermoto

Aprilia has just unveiled the new SMV Dorsoduro supermoto at the Milan show you can see it on the video below. The power for the new SMV750 comes from an updated version of the 750cc V-twin used in the firm's Shiver naked bike, which has also donated its basic chassis design to the new machine. Check out the November 7 edition of MCN to see all 28 new bikes launched at the Milan show.

Milan Show Video: Aprilia unveils mad FV2 1200 concept bike

Aprilia has just unveiled the FV2 1200 concept motorcycle at the Milan show and we were there to get the first look at the new motorcycle on video. Check out the clip below to see the stunning new motorcycle on Aprilia's stand at the Milan show and grab a copy of the November 7 edition of MCN to see all 28 bikes launched at the show.

Milan show: Moto Morini launch round-up

Milan show: Moto Morini launch round-up

Here is our round-up of all the 2008 motorcycles that Moto Morini launched at the 2007 Milan Show.   Click the following links for the: Moto Morini Granpasso 1200

Milan Show: Moto Guzzi motorcycle launch round-up

Milan Show: Moto Guzzi motorcycle launch round-up

Moto Guzzi has launched two new motorcycles at the 2007 Milan Motorcycle Show - the Moto Guzzi V7 Classic and the Moto Guzzi Stelvio. Click below for more information: Milan Show: Moto Guzzi V7...

2007 Milan Show: Aprilia round-up

2007 Milan Show: Aprilia round-up

Aprilia launched three new motorcycles at the 2007 Milan Motorcycle Show, aloongside a brand new concept motorcycle. Take a look at them all below: Watch video of the launch of the Dorsoduro Watch...

Milan show: Vectrix 125mph electric superbike concept

Vectrix has said it will produce this impressive 125mph electric superbike concept if enough people are interested. After showing the concept motorcycle at the Milan Motorcycle Show, Vectrix has said it will build the motorcycle, if just 500 people place a deposit. The only major downside to the concept machine is the 70km battery range. Check out the video below to see the motorcycle...

Lonely Planet guide to South Africa

Lonely Planet guide to South Africa

South Africa is an exhilarating and complex country. With its post-apartheid identity still in the process of definition, there is undoubtedly an abundance of energy and a sense of progress about the...

2007 Milan Show: Honda motorcycle launch round-up

2007 Milan Show: Honda motorcycle launch round-up

Honda has launched three motorcycles at the 2007 Milan Motorcycle Show and completed the 2008 line-up. Click below to see more: See the DN-01 on stage at the Milan launch Watch video of the CB1000R...

2007 Milan Motorcycle Show: Ducati launch round-up

2007 Milan Motorcycle Show: Ducati launch round-up

See all the news and videos from Ducati's new motorcycle launches at the 2007 Milan Motorcycle Show. Click below to see: Video: Ducati reveals the 848 Milan show video: First look at 180hp...

Milan Show: BMW motorcycle launch round-up

Milan Show: BMW motorcycle launch round-up

Here is our round-up of all the coverage of BMW new motorcycle launches at the 2007 Milan Motorcycle Show. Click the following links for the:   See the first video of the F800GS 2008 BMW R1200GS...

Milan Show: Moto Morini Granpasso wants a slice of the big trailie market

Milan Show: Moto Morini Granpasso wants a slice of the big trailie market

Moto Morini has revealed its new Granpasso big trailie at the Milan show. The Granpasso is the third bike to be added to the reborn Moto Morini range, and is based around the same basic frame and...

Milan Show: Benelli production-spec motocross and enduro bikes launched

Milan Show: Benelli production-spec motocross and enduro bikes launched

Benelli’s first ever motocross and enduro bikes are now production ready, as these pictures show. The BX449 Cross was revealed at the Cologne show in 2006 in prototype form, and in the year since the...

Milan Show: Moto Guzzi V7 Classic launched

Milan Show: Moto Guzzi V7 Classic launched

Based on Moto Guzzi’s Breva 750, the new V7 Classic should offer an easy ride for inexperienced Guzzi fans, with only 50bhp from the 750cc air-cooled twin. The engine is the older design with only...

Milan Show: First picture of the Bimota DB7

Milan Show: First picture of the Bimota DB7

This is the first picture of the Bimota DB7 which will be unveiled at the Milan Motorcycle Show. It's powered by the Ducati 1098 engine and we'll have full details shortly. Don't forget there are 28...

Aprilia’s high-tech FV2 concept motorcycle revealed

Aprilia’s high-tech FV2 concept motorcycle revealed

The Aprilia FV2 concept bike debuts the firm’s new 1200cc V-twin engine, a DOHC design based on the 750c motor from the Shiver. The V-twin is mounted in a fully carbon-fibre chassis, which is both the...

Milan Show: Aprilia launches SMV750 Dorsoduro motorcycle in Milan

Milan Show: Aprilia launches SMV750 Dorsoduro motorcycle in Milan

Aprilia has just unveiled the new SMV Dorsoduro supermoto at the Milan show. The power for the new SMV750 comes from an updated version of the 750cc V-twin used in the firm’s Shiver naked bike, which...

Milan Show: Updated BMW R1200GS Adventure revealed

Milan Show: Updated BMW R1200GS Adventure revealed

For 2008 the BMW R1200GS Adventure, revealed at the Milan show, gets all of the updates and new features introduced on the standard model, plus a few Adventure-specific parts to improve distance and...

Milan Show: BMW F650GS launched

Milan Show: BMW F650GS launched

As well as the new F800GS, BMW has unveiled the all-new F650GS – but don’t be fooled by the name, as its capacity is also 800cc. Basically a lower spec version of the new F800GS, the F650GS replaces...

Milan Show: BMW overhauls R1200GS for 2008

Milan Show: BMW overhauls R1200GS for 2008

The BMW R1200GS is getting the first major update to make sure it stays ahead of new rival machines. The 1170cc air-cooled flat-twin’s architecture is largely the same, with more subtle changes rather...