April

Manchester bus lane offenders cut

Manchester bus lane offenders cut

CCTV cameras monitoring bus lanes in Manchester have helped cut the number of people illegally using the lanes by a quarter. Drivers using the lane illegally face a £60 fine if caught by the cameras...

Active Kawasaki ZRX1200R

Active Kawasaki ZRX1200R

Certain bikes are legendary in Japan and one surprising favourite is the old Kawasaki GPZ900R. But despite initial appearances, this isn’t a GPZ. Instead of taking the old GPZ900R as the basis of its...

Babe of the day: The sunglasses clan

Babe of the day: The sunglasses clan

Join us in getting shady...

Have you seen stolen GSX-R1000?

I was selling my GSX-R1000 and agreed to meet up with a "buyer" at a petrol station - but when I pulled up he forced me off it with an accomplice and drove off. The reg is LK04KGE and it is a blue/white K4 model. The chap was about 6ft tall, black, and the theft happened in the Elephant and Castle area of London. I have fowarded his phone number and details to...

My Triumph spoke problems

My Triumph spoke problems

There's been a lot written about this problem with Triumph Bonneville spokes breaking - here is my experience. I bought a new T100 Bonneville from Ongar MC's in Jan 2005. Last Spring I noticed that a...

Mystery road spill washes away

A mystery chemical which reduced grip and caused several accidents on a 15-mile stretch of the A28 has been washed away by rain fall. Several people reported the mystery spill causing accidents on Friday, March 31, 2007, and officers attending reported a burning sensation in their throats and noses. Roads were closed for five hours overnight, but rain washed the chemical away allowing...

New MCN: April 4

New MCN: April 4

MCN brings you the pain and glory of the latest World Superbike round form Donington last weekend as James Toseland wins race one and Troy Bayliss loses a finger. Also in this edition, available to...

Vote for your worst road in the UK

MCN’s inbox has been swamped with pictures of your tatty tarmac – now we want you to choose the worst and MCN will repair it. Take a look at these examples of appalling asphalt and vote for your winner. We'll then arrange for the winner to be fixed with the new bike-friendly road repair system we trialed recently. Click here to see the video.    Chelmsford, Great Baddow High...

Suzuki offers new finance option

Suzuki offers new finance option

Suzuki GB has announced a new three-year 0% typical APR finance deal running from 1st April - 30th June 2007. With a minimum £1 deposit, buyers can ride away on the Bandit 650 (K6), SV650 (K6),...

Babe of the day: Titanic remake

Babe of the day: Titanic remake

Pole dancing...

Toddler Jack tries out his R6

Toddler Jack tries out his R6

This is my 18-month old-son, Jack, on his R6.

Toseland on my back

Toseland on my back

I thought I would send in a picture of my tattoo. I had it done in 2003 and I have had it signed as well. I'm a die hard fan of JT.

Lorry overtaking ban

Lorry overtaking ban

A new trial banning lorries from overtaking on a stretch of the A1(M) began last week to help improve traffic flow. The trial is in effect between junction 61 at Bishop Middleham to junction 63...

Japanese 1098 special

Japanese 1098 special

Japanese tuner Moto Corse revealed this modified Ducati 1098 at the Tokyo Motorcycle Show at the weekend. Called the 1098AC, for Alta Compressione – Italian for High Compression – the bike is dripping...

Road works suspended for Easter

The Highways Agency announced that over half of all road works have been completed or suspended in time for the Easter Bank Holiday. 29 works have been completed across the company in time to improve traffic flow, and a further 23 have been suspended to minimise disruption and delays.

Cheap insurance on GSX-R600

Cheap insurance on GSX-R600

Suzuki has just announced that buyers of its GSX-R600 could be eligible for a remarkable £99 deal for a year’s fully comprehensive insurance. The scheme, worked out with Suzuki’s official insurers,...

Gotcha!

Gotcha!

Thanks to everyone who has rated MCN’s story about the new Russian superbike, but unfortunately for you, it’s an April Fool’s day joke! The story is nothing more than a gag – the bike in the picture...

Babe of the day: Donington special

Babe of the day: Donington special

Donington babe of the day special, brought to you exclusively by MCN.

Tattoos

Tattoos

I thought I would send in a picture of my tattoos. They show my love of the R1. Cheers, Shaun Hobbs, Bath, Somerset