June

Bikers furious at TT ferry delay

Bikers furious at TT ferry delay

A group of motorcyclists are apparently stranded at Heysham Docks desperately trying to get to The Isle of Man for the TT races. MCN reader Martin Blowers, 43, a director of a public school and a...

Police appeal for bike crash witnesses

Surrey Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal bike crash to come forward. The incident happened in the evening of May 29, at the junction of Blackhorse Road and Brookwood Lye Road in Brookwood. Call Surrey police on 0845 125 2222.

Border road named as Britain's fastest

Border road named as Britain's fastest

The A74 on the England/Scotland border has been named as the UK’s fastest stretch of road with vehicles travelling at an average of 72.2mph. The study, by satellite navigation company...

Drink-drive cop axed from TV safety ad

Drink-drive cop axed from TV safety ad

A female police officer had to be axed from a drink driving TV safety advert after being convicted of drink driving. Geraldine Donnelly pleaded guilty to drink driving at Bangor Magistrates court...

Portsmouth roll out 20mph urban limit

Portsmouth roll out 20mph urban limit

Portsmouth became the first city in the UK to implement a 20mph speed limit over a wider area today, becoming the first local authority to dictate local speed limits. MCN was first to report the new...

TT blog: The 80s are back

TT blog: The 80s are back

The 80’s are back according to latest clothing trends, and it appears that’s true for bikes at the TT too. This year the Isle of Man TT has a very different feel, but most of that is not down to the...

Win a bike and free insurance

Win a bike and free insurance

How do you fancy a free motorcycle and free insurance for a year? Well we’ve teamed up with Bennetts insurance to give you exactly that. Enter our competition online and you could be in with a chance...

TT on the TV

TT on the TV

You can catch all the action from this year’s TT on the satellite and cable channel ITV4. Every night from 9pm there’s an hour of that day’s highlights material, with incisive commentary and...

Island petrol

It is shameful if some garages are charging over the odds for petrol on the Isle of Man during the TT. However as an Island resident (Yorkshire-born) for 5 years, I have learned to live with paying around 5p a litre more for petrol than on the mainland. So I would love to say that it is greedy garage owners profiteering - but it is over-priced for the other 50 weeks of the year, too. I personally...

Bike Awareness Petition

Hi, I am the president of a newly formed sports bike and stunt rider club, and I recently set up the following petition: http://petitions.pm.gov.uk/bikeawareness/#detail to show the increase in concern for motorcyclist safety, and the introduction of a harder bike test in 2008. I petition the Prime Minister to also introduce steps to further educate car drivers on being more aware of...