2008

Big Trip special: Mines, tanks, landmines - all in a day's riding on the way to South Africa

Big Trip special: Mines, tanks, landmines - all in a day's riding on the way to South Africa

Lee Myers and Mike Lambrianos started up an extreme touring company that goes through some of the roughest terrain known to man. Here they talk to MCN about their inaugural trip and the highs and lows...

Big Trip special: Not everyone made it home in one piece from Australia's north-west

Big Trip special: Not everyone made it home in one piece from Australia's north-west

Eleven riders tackled the Kimberley region of Australia’s far north-west – a trip packed with crocodiles, dingos, helicopter rescues, tunnels, gorges and mountain ridges. Grant O’Brien tells MCN his...

Big Trip special: Scooters in the Sahara

Big Trip special: Scooters in the Sahara

Dennis Robinson and seven buddies took a gaggle of Honda C90s and £200,000 worth of medical supplies to a hospital in Gambia. As told to MCN’s Events Editor Dave Rawlings. The whole idea of this trip...

£100,000 refurbishment for Bikers World Coleshill store

£100,000 refurbishment for Bikers World Coleshill store

Bikers World in Coleshill has just completed a £100,000 refurbishment, which included a whole new second floor. The second floor is mostly dedicated to off road equipment, from brands such as Fox and...

New MCN January 3: Charley Boorman tests BMW R1200GS

New MCN January 3: Charley Boorman tests BMW R1200GS

This week guest road tester Charley Boorman tries out the new BMW R1200GS with MCN road tester Adam Child in Wales. Also in this week’s edition, available from Thursday, January 3, 2008, police...

Picture special: Wakan V-twin Hundred is the two-wheeled Cobra

Picture special: Wakan V-twin Hundred is the two-wheeled Cobra

The Wakan V-twin Hundred saw the dream of French designer, Joel Domerque, become reality after he was inspired by the famous 1960s sports car - the AC Cobra. Roland Brown went to Joel Domerque’s base...

MCN Babe entry 48: Dawn

MCN Babe entry 48: Dawn

Name: Dawn  Are you single? No What makes you stand out from the crowd? I'm just me, I actually own a bike of my own where as some probably don't. As I'm not restricted I can ride what ever...

MCN Babe entry 47: Mikaela Witt

MCN Babe entry 47: Mikaela Witt

Name: Mikaela Witt Vital Stats: 32D Are you single? No What makes you stand out from the crowd? I stand out from the crowd because I’m lively, up for anything, always up for a laugh. My...

2008 Yamaha Raider 1900cc

In November of 2007 I was in the local Yamaha dealer and was eye balling the 2008 Yamaha Raider. It was more than I could over come. I told the sales guy to write it up. After putting some miles on it I have to say This is the one. More power than you can use, handles better than any motorcycle I have owned. Yamaha has a total winner this time.

Hell's Grannie

Hell's Grannie

Relaxing at home in Paignton before new years eve party (honestly).