July

New Remus Hexacones for BMW K1300 and F800R

New Remus Hexacones for BMW K1300 and F800R

Remus exhausts have released their Hexacone silencer options for the K1300 series and also the new F800R. Power and weight saving figures are more than adequate. A system will put another 8bhp into a...

New Giles crash bungs

New Giles crash bungs

Gilles are recognised for producing beautifully made billet and lightweight replacement parts including very well established multiple-adjustment rearsets. And now they’ve just released a brand new...

Riding the Deep South released on DVD

In this one hour special, presenter Henry Cole continues his quest to discover the greatest motorcycle rides in America.  The ride starts in America?s most southern point in Key West, Florida heading up US Route 1 for two hundred miles along some of the most beautiful coastal riding traversing the ribbon of bridges that link The Keys over sun kissed azure blue water. After bypassing Miami the...

Evolution of Dainese's airbag

Evolution of Dainese's airbag

Rossi and Lorenzo might not have been wearing their Dainese airbag suits when they needed them at the recent British GP, opting only to use the technology in qualifying sessions on Saturday. ...

Peugeot Satelis 125: full review

Peugeot Satelis 125: full review

The Peugeot Satelis 125 has been ridden and rated by MCN - you can read the full web review in the bike reviews section.    Read the MCN Peugeot Satelis...

The Outlaws: We won’t attack Bulldog Bash

The Outlaws: We won’t attack Bulldog Bash

The Outlaws Motorcycle Club has vowed not to attack the Hells Angels’ Bulldog Bash despite a police bid to halt the rally over gang violence fears. The Outlaws’ Europe-wide head, known as Dink, said:...

New universal Bike Tidy bike stand

New universal Bike Tidy bike stand

From the guys who brought us the Biker Tidy – a storage unit specifically designed for keeping bike kit in – comes this new bike stand. This universal bike stand allows you to store any bike in an...

Video: BMW R1200GS Adventure longterm test report

Video: BMW R1200GS Adventure longterm test report

MCN Editor Marc Potter has clocked up 5500 trouble free miles on his long term test BMW R1200GS. Here’s a short video review of the bike in action showing it’s more than capable of anything Potter can...

New Forma Safari boot

New Forma Safari boot

Safari boots from Forma are designed for motorcyclists who want to get out on the roads and explore. Designed in Italy and manufactured in Europe, Safari boots have a leather and Cordura upper to...

Deals on Taylormade exhausts

Deals on Taylormade exhausts

Taylormade exhausts have reduced the price of their system for the K7/K8 GSX-R1000. The underbelly muffler is dedicated to maximizing volume in the limited space available under the engine. Similar...

New bike: Confederate P120 Fighter Combat breaks cover

New bike: Confederate P120 Fighter Combat breaks cover

These computer renderings show the new Confederate P120 Fighter Combat which will be seen for the first time in the metal in two days time. It’s hard to see how Confederate could possibly make a more...

Video: Tron legacy trailer

Video: Tron legacy trailer

Watch the clip for a preview of the upcoming Tron re-make staring Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wild and Bruce Boxleitner.   

Buell derides and crushes 'regrettable' Blast

Buell derides and crushes 'regrettable' Blast

Buell derides and crushes 'regrettable' Blast In a move unprecedented by any other bike firm, Buell has launched a piss-taking section on its website where it gloats over the crushing of one of its...

Bruce Rossmeyer, Harley-Davidson dealer killed in road crash

Bruce Rossmeyer, Harley-Davidson dealer killed in road crash

One of America’s most successful Harley-Davidson dealers has been killed riding his bike to the Sturgis bike rally. Bruce Rossmeyer, 66, was killed on Thursday in a motorcycle crash in Wyoming as he...

Entries flood in for Britain's Got Biking Talent

Entries flood in for Britain's Got Biking Talent

Britain's Got Biking Talent with Carole Nash is underway and we've had a vast array of entries covering all makes and models.  View the latest BGBT entries Entries range from lightly modified...

Video funny: Automatic garage door opener (kind of)

Video funny: Automatic garage door opener (kind of)

We've got no idea who came up with this short video funny but it certainly made us giggle. We reckon every bike should have one of these must-have gadgets fitted as it makes life so much easier. Was...

Britain's Got Biking Talent supports custom and cruiser riders

Britain's Got Biking Talent supports custom and cruiser riders

If you're a cruiser or custom owner, you might be interested to know that your chances of winning the Britain's Got Biking Talent competition with Carole Nash are better than ever this...

Video: Triumph Thunderbird vs. the best of the rest

Video: Triumph Thunderbird vs. the best of the rest

MCN has already discovered that although the new Triumph Thunderbird is a great bike, it still can't tempt riders who have their hearts set on a Harley. But how does it compare to the other...

New Alpinestars waterproof leathers

New Alpinestars waterproof leathers

Alpinestars has exclusively revealed details of its 2010 range to MCN, and it’s headed up by waterproof kit made from leather. Using Gore-Tex’s Pro Shell leather – effectively a normal leather...

Safety probe for new riding test

Safety probe for new riding test

MPs have launched an investigation into whether a new riding test is safe after 45 learners crashed in the test’s first nine weeks. The Commons Transport Committee is questioning whether new exercises...

Knox encourage women toward back protection

Knox encourage women toward back protection

Knox pioneered back protectors in sizes and shapes to suit women and so are the obvious choice for one of the UK’s most successful female motorcycle racers, Maria Costello. She uses a Knox Contour...

Triumphant Day

Triumphant Day

At our wedding last summer, my wife and I made it a day to remember with a ride through Blandford, Dorset, in all our finery followed by a wonderful ceremony and party. We are dedicated Triumph...

Harley-Davidson Road Glide CVO

Harley-Davidson Road Glide CVO

This could be the new Harley-Davidson Road Glide CVO. Very HARD!

Two hundred Pirelli riders enjoy free trackday

Two hundred Pirelli riders enjoy free trackday

Over 200 Pirelli riders were treated to an action-packed day of free track-time, a display of the new BMW1000RR and a special Q+A interview session with top BSB stars including James Ellison at Oulton...

Insurance leaves deaf, blind stunt rider grounded

Insurance leaves deaf, blind stunt rider grounded

A deaf, blind stunt rider has been priced out of doing 150mph speed runs, cage rolls and two-up wheelies – because his insurance has gone up to £250 a day. Graham Hicks, who rides at shows and...

Hesketh lives on!

Hesketh lives on!

Hesketh - one of the greatest names in British motorcycling is getting a new lease of life – as an electric scooter manufacturer! Motorcycles for sale The rights to Hesketh, the ill-starred, V-twin...

What if you get two NIPs on the same day?

What if you get two NIPs on the same day?

If you are unlucky enough to get two Notices of Intent to Prosecute (NIPs) timed within a few minutes of each other you shouldn't be charged twice. Assuming that you are willing to accept the first...

Motorbike Show 2009 at Llangollen ticket giveaway

Motorbike Show 2009 at Llangollen ticket giveaway

This year’s show suggests there’ll be more bike displays than last year along with a brand new custom bike show that’s new to the 2009 line-up. There’s a live action arena where the Airraid FMX squad...

Michelin and Harley-Davidson launch first co-branded tyre

Michelin and Harley-Davidson launch first co-branded tyre

For the first time in their long histories, Michelin and Harley-Davidson have joined forces to develop the all-new Michelin Scorcher 31” tyre, which carries both companies’ trademarks on its sidewalls...

Rossi gets a Kiddimoto

Rossi gets a Kiddimoto

Valentino Rossi was presented with a Kiddimoto Barry Sheene replica at the Day of Champions at Donington Park last Thursday. The eight-time world champion received the bike - part of the Kiddimoto...

Pirelli support ‘Get On’ campaign

Pirelli support ‘Get On’ campaign

Pirelli Moto have committed funds and support to ‘Get On’, the Motorcycle Industry Association campaign to get Britain biking. The company, which is part of Pirelli UK Tyres Ltd, is responsible for...

Oxford launches new First Time Mini tankbag

Oxford launches new First Time Mini tankbag

When all you need to take with you is a wallet, a mobile phone and some cigarettes, the latest Mini Tank Bag from Oxford makes a lot of sense. Compare and buy motorcycle luggage in the MCN Shop It...

How to fit a VentureShield

How to fit a VentureShield

If you’ve bought a VentureShield to fit to your helmet to protect the paint work but are unsure how to fit it, here are four simple steps to getting the best fit. 1. Remove visor and make sure the...

Steve McQueen's biographer on the man, the movie and the motorbikes

Steve McQueen's biographer on the man, the movie and the motorbikes

A new Steve McQueen biopic¹s in the works, based on Marshall Terrill¹s best-selling biography, Portrait of and American Rebel, and set to star Brad Pitt or Daniel Craig according to industry...

Duke video needs your help

Duke video needs your help

Plans are under way to create a definitive DVD record of the late, great Joey Dunlop’s Isle of Man TT victories. Manx firm Duke has searched through its extensive archives of TT footage to compile the...

Bikes on TV: July 29 - August 4

Bikes on TV: July 29 - August 4

KEY TO CHANNELS:   DRT - Discovery Real Time  SHED – Discovery Shed (used to be DRTE) DSC - Discovery Channel  DHD - Discovery Channel HD EXS - Extreme Sports Channel MM...