December

MCN stocking fillers: The Greatest Bike GPs of the '80s

MCN stocking fillers: The Greatest Bike GPs of the '80s

Duke video has a selection of the best Grand Prix races of the eighties, all for under £10. Save cash on motorcycle DVDs They're full race coverage of single races that saw colossal battles between...

MCN stocking fillers: Rossi wristband

MCN stocking fillers: Rossi wristband

You might have spotted Valentino wandering around paddock wearing one of these, a 46 wristband. Save cash on motorcycle merchandise Even if you're not a wrist band kind of person, you can still use...

MCN stocking fillers: KTM ice cube tray

MCN stocking fillers: KTM ice cube tray

This ice tray is perfect for any bike fan, motorbike mad kids or someone who wants to show off to his biker mates. Each tray consists of six separate KTM logo ice sections. Water not included.

MCN stocking fillers: Barry Sheene 1979 British GP A3 print

MCN stocking fillers: Barry Sheene 1979 British GP A3 print

This stunning print is the ideal gift for any Bazza fan. For an extra cost you can get it mounted or have it a larger or smaller size to what scale you'd prefer. You even have the option to have it...

MCN stocking fillers: biking mugs

MCN stocking fillers: biking mugs

Various motorcycling mugs are available from Grand Prix Legends for under £10. Save money on motorcycle merchandise Our three favourites are these ­- the MotoGP mug which retails for £7.99, this...

Motorcycle and cycle collisions down 40% in bus lane trial

Motorcycle and cycle collisions down 40% in bus lane trial

Collisions between motorcycles and cycles fell 40% after they began sharing London’s bus lanes, according to a report by the capital’s transport authority. The Transport for London (TfL) study, which...

MCN stocking fillers: Motorcycle biscuit cutters

MCN stocking fillers: Motorcycle biscuit cutters

If you're thinking of something to get your mum, wife, sister or partner this could the answer. Save £££s on motorcycle merchandise It could also earn you a slap. There are six bike-style biscuit...

MCN stocking fillers: MotoGP wallets

MCN stocking fillers: MotoGP wallets

You can choose between two different styles on these MotoGP wallets. Save £££s on motorcycle merchandise There's either a Valentino Rossi version or a James Toseland one, which is now a little out of...

MCN stocking fillers: Bikers Welcome doormat

MCN stocking fillers: Bikers Welcome doormat

A homely bike gift that the whole family can get some used out of. Save cash on motorcycle merchandise It comes in this one colour only and with the print of a V-Max on it. Perfect when your biker...

MCN stocking fillers: Triumph playing cards

MCN stocking fillers: Triumph playing cards

This set of two decks of playing cards not only come in a nice Triumph display pocket, they also feature all the different models in the Triumph range. Save cash on motorcycle accessories The bike...

MCN stocking fillers: Valentino Rossi calendar

MCN stocking fillers: Valentino Rossi calendar

Spend the next twelve months looking at the king of bike racing with this 2010 Valentino Rossi calendar. Save cash on motorcycle merchandise It's a glossy 29.5 x 42cm calendar featuring pictures of...

Norton’s Café Racer stars at NEC!

Norton’s Café Racer stars at NEC!

The stunning new Norton Café Racer is proving one of the star attractions at this week’s International Motorcycle Show at Birmingham’s NEC. Video: Norton Commando 961 SE The bike, which was...

Ducati Multistrada 1200 prices confirmed

Ducati Multistrada 1200 prices confirmed

The new Ducati Multistrada 1200 will cost £10,995 in its standard spec, it has been confirmed today. Ducatis for sale Ducati UK manager Tim Maccabee hinted it would carry a £10,000 plus price when...

Owners pay tribute to the Suzuki SV650

Owners pay tribute to the Suzuki SV650

In the 10 years since its launch in 1999, Suzuki have sold 20,700 SV650s in the UK alone.     Find a Suzuki SV650 for sale Suzuki SV650 buyers guide Here just a few of those...

Electric racing crisis: Mission sign for TTXGP, FIM blamed for split

Electric racing crisis: Mission sign for TTXGP, FIM blamed for split

Mission Motors, the firm behind one of the most interesting entrants to this year’s electric TT on the Isle of Man, has thrown its lot in with Azhar Hussain’s TTXGP race series, following an...

12 days of Christmas gift guide: Day 2 - VMCC membership

12 days of Christmas gift guide: Day 2 - VMCC membership

The Vintage Motor Cycle Club Limited was formed in 1946 by a band of 38 enthusiasts and membership today stands over 16,500 – but this has been achieved without losing any of the camaraderie or...

Motocross of Nations 2009 DVD released

Motocross of Nations 2009 DVD released

Motocross fans can experience every essential highlight with the Official DVD Review, featuring the best footage, interviews with the stars and informed commentary to deliver the comprehensive story...

Lazer launches Superskin helmets

Lazer launches Superskin helmets

We reported on this Lazer innovation last year, and now it’s become available to the masses. Save cash on motorcycle helmets According to Lazer, the Superskin protects from the deep, devastating and...

Honda and Harley-Davidson at London Motorcycle Show

Honda and Harley-Davidson at London Motorcycle Show

You'll be able to see - and sit on - the latest bikes from Honda (represented by Motoden), Ducati, BMW, Kawasaki, Triumph, Harley-Davidson, Yamaha (represented by George Whites) and Victory at the...

Victory Cross Country bagger is coming to UK

Victory Cross Country bagger is coming to UK

The Victory Cross Country luxury ‘bagger’ is joining the Cross Roads as a late addition to Victory’s UK model line up. Victory says the delay is down to getting type approval for the bikes - Victory...

Victory Cross Roads: available in UK summer 2010

Victory Cross Roads: available in UK summer 2010

Victory has confirmed it will sell the Cross Roads touring-cruiser in the UK next year – but it won’t be on sale until at least the middle of the year. Initially Victory didn’t include the Cross Roads...

Best flying bike ever? Meet the Super Sky Cycle

Best flying bike ever? Meet the Super Sky Cycle

American Larry Neal has developed a fully road-legal flying motorcycle that does 55mph on the road and 100mph in the air. See the video here The Super Sky Cycle has foldable rotors meaning it can be...

Behind the scenes of the new Pirelli calendar

Behind the scenes of the new Pirelli calendar

You get a higher class of garage wall eye candy with the Pirelli calendar. And just to prove it, here are the bits they DIDN’T use in the new 2010 edition. Shot in Brazil by photographer Terry...

Cycling group’s “desperate” bid on bus lanes

Cycling group’s “desperate” bid on bus lanes

Campaigners who want motorcyclists banned from bus lanes are accused of exploiting an irrelevant road death in a “sad and desperate” push for their cause. The London Cycling Campaign (LCC) has...

Cool new legendary T-shirts

Cool new legendary T-shirts

German firm Raceland has just launched a small but decidedly classy range of T-shirts, the pick of the bunch being this beautiful rendition of the 1960s MV Agusta six-pot four-stroke 350...

Honda VFR1200F price announced: £11,596 on the road

Honda VFR1200F price announced: £11,596 on the road

Honda's VFR1200F will cost £11,596 on the road when it goes on sale on Valentine's weekend next February. More info on the Honda VFR1200 Honda has also been announced that it will come with three...

Quads at the NEC Show

Quads at the NEC Show

Mark, Manny and Bernie trying the Quads out at the NEC. Stick with 2 wheels lads...

Win a track day with Metzeler

Tyre manufacturer, Metzeler, are giving you the chance to win a track day at 'a legendary international race circuit', and all you have to do is enter a quiz! The Metzeler 'Gimme 5' competition challenges you them to answer 10 questions correctly in the quickest time to be in with a chance of winning the grand prize. In all, seven lucky winners will bag win an incredible all-expenses-paid trip to...

12 days of Christmas gift guide: Day 1 - Hein Gericke Gift Cards

12 days of Christmas gift guide: Day 1 -  Hein Gericke Gift Cards

Christmas Bonus with Hein Gericke Gift Cards Available in £10, £20, £50 or £100 denominations, these cards make an ideal present. And from now until 24 December, anyone purchasing a £50 card will get...

Pidcock ditches Kawasaki, shuts down Derby

Bike chain Pidcock has closed its Derby Branch after falling out with Kawasaki. The dealership also had a Suzuki franchise which Pidcock says it will relocate near Long Eaton. In a statement MD Chris Pidcock said: “We have decided to leave the Kawasaki Network due to poor control of its dealer network. "Having been in the Kawasaki Network as a main dealer for 32 years, this was not an easy...

New MCN December 2: Honda VFR1200F first road test

New MCN December 2: Honda VFR1200F first road test

In this week's issue of MCN, on sale December 2, we get the first chance to properly test the new Honda VFR1200F over 215 miles of Spanish roads. The new Honda V4 has been hyped up for four years, but...

Chopper tribute to Rally ace Richard Burns for sale

Chopper tribute to Rally ace Richard Burns for sale

A one-off chopper created as a tribute to the late rally world champion Richard Burns is to be sold next week. The bike, created by Midlands-based Ironside Choppers, cost around £18,000 to build over...