September

Tasty Laser option for Suzuki Gladius

Tasty Laser option for Suzuki Gladius

The Laser Xtreme exhaust is arguably one of the best looking slip-ons you can buy. Find exhausts for sale The twin-stacked design instantly makes an impression on the look, even if not on the...

New Lock Mate Key disc lock reminder

New Lock Mate Key disc lock reminder

If you’re a regular commuter and use a disc lock often you’ll know how easy it is to forget about it unless you have chord reminder fitted. With this new product there is no more riding off with your...

Yamaha extends 0% deals and free insurance offers

Yamaha extends 0% deals and free insurance offers

Yamaha has extended it three biggest offers until 31st October 2009, enabling riders to get on a huge variety of their machines from £99 down.  14 bikes for £99 down The Hot Wheels scheme offers...

Reclaim North Wales - send us your pictures

Reclaim North Wales - send us your pictures

MCN is asking riders helping us reclaim North Wales this Sunday to send us their pictures from the day. We're encouraging as many law-abiding motorcyclists as possible to descend on the region in a...

2Evil is craziest scooter ever

2Evil is craziest scooter ever

This insane little dragster is the most jaw-dropping scooter we’ve ever seen. Dubbed 2Evil by its French creators MXS, the knee-high prototype pumps out an incredible 50bhp from just two 86cc...

Reclaim North Wales - fine weather predicted

Reclaim North Wales - fine weather predicted

Fine weather is forecasted for North Wales on Sunday – when thousands of you are set to descend on the region with MCN. Our Reclaim North Wales campaign is taking a stance against heavy-handed police...

New Bike: Suzuki unveil GSX1250FA for 2010

New Bike: Suzuki unveil GSX1250FA for 2010

Suzuki is releasing the GSX1250FA as a new model for 2010 – essentially a fully-faired Bandit 1250. The new machine uses the engine and chassis from the Bandit 1250S, but with a new full fairing...

2010 Suzuki Bandit 1250 N

2010 Suzuki Bandit 1250 N

Suzuki has just released the 2010 version of the Bandit 1250 N in France with a restyled seat unit, headlight and clocks. Underneath the new look (to match the 2009-spec Bandit 650) the bike is...

New for 2010: KTM Bike Tent

New for 2010: KTM Bike Tent

Tents aren’t new to KTM’s Powerwear collection, but one that doubles us to keep your bike out of view is. This set up allows for a tent adequate to happily house two fairly burly sized folks to have...

New KTM Brandeisen, really

New KTM Brandeisen, really

This one took us a while to work out – a KTM branding iron? But apparently it’s a barbeque tool. We’ll explain. So you’ve cooked your steak, but how are you going to tell which one is yours? Easy,...

Aprilia RSV4 official parts

Aprilia RSV4 official parts

Check out next week’s issue of MCN as we’ve collated the brand spanking new range of add-ons for the Aprilia RSV4. An official parts catalogue has only just been announced this month, and we’ve got...

Keep your beers frosty with the KTM Cooler chair

Keep your beers frosty with the KTM Cooler chair

Price at £24 is this extremely useful Cooler chair that makes it way into the new Orange Accessories catalogue from KTM. If you’re going away to a foreign GP or World Superbike round then you’ll...

New casual t-shirt line from KTM

New casual t-shirt line from KTM

As well as launching new bikes, new parts and new kit, KTM also has a pretty extensive clothing line. Here are some of our favourites that have become new additions to the catalogue for the close of...

10% off bike kit at Grand Prix Legends

10% off bike kit at Grand Prix Legends

For one week only, Grand Prix Legends is offering ten per cent discounts on all motorcycle protectivewear that’s currently in stock. That’s a ten per cent discount on leathers, lids, gloves and boots.

Alpinestars launch Bionic Neck Support into mountain bike range

Alpinestars launch Bionic Neck Support into mountain bike range

Alpinestars appears to have taken the Eurobike pushbike show by storm this year, announcing their arrival into the pushbike world for the first year in 2010. And it’s the Bionic Neck Support,...

Oxford Products secure EDZ distribution

Oxford Products secure EDZ distribution

Oxford Products has been appointed exclusive worldwide distributor with immediate effect for the market-leading range of EDZ base layers and thermal clothing. Established in 1995 by James Tilleard as...

Video: Power test highlights

Video: Power test highlights

Take 979kg of plastics and alloys, 5223cc of capacity, 402.96bhp of power and 326.44ftlb of torque and you have three very serious motorcycles -  the Yamaha Vmax, Harley-Davidson V-Rod Muscle and...

First consumer product launched with d3o 'custard' armour

First consumer product launched with d3o 'custard' armour

The new 2010 Firstgear line of jackets incorporates the revolutionary new type of armour protection from d3o.  D3o Intelligent Shock Absorption is a patented, shock absorbing material,...

Legal advice: placing a deposit on a bike

Legal advice: placing a deposit on a bike

When you place a deposit to secure a bike that needs to be ordered months ahead and negotiate added incentives like an alarm, a dealer cannot pull out of the deal because the bike has gained in...

MCN in the mud bath

MCN in the mud bath

This was taken in the Mud Baths, Dalyan, Turkey, August 09. I'm Tim Randles reading MCN while my family & mates look on. What else can you do while the mud drys. And no the mud didn't work...

Has your bike's frame cracked or snapped?

Has your bike's frame cracked or snapped?

Has your bike suffered a cracked or snapped frame in a situation you regard as unexpected or unreasonable? Do you know someone who’s bike this has happened to? If so, we want to hear from you. Any...

KTM Snipe X helmet

KTM Snipe X helmet

If you own a big KTM Adventure trailie or the new for 2009 SMT then this is the helmet you’ve been waiting for. Get the best price on motorcycle helmets It’s based on the hugely popular Arai Tour X3...

Rare Vincent at Auction

Rare Vincent at Auction

This rare Vincent Rapide will be the highlight of this weekend’s auction at Beaulieu Motor Museum. The 1949 998cc Rapide is one of only a handful of models made using HRD-branded crankcases. It...

Yamaha Stratoliner Deluxe to rival H-D Street Glide

Yamaha Stratoliner Deluxe to rival H-D Street Glide

US riders are getting Yamaha’s new rival for the Harley-Davidson Street Glide, the Stratoliner Deluxe, in 2010. Sold under the Star Motorcycles banner in the USA, the Stratoliner Deluxe is based...

Video: £1500 adventure bike challenge - part 1

Video: £1500 adventure bike challenge - part 1

In the latest MCN Challenge we're going to prove that you don't have to spend a fortune to get your hands on a great adventure bike. With a £1500 budget burning a hole in their pockets, MCN's road...

Ferrari-themed chopper for sale

Ferrari-themed chopper for sale

This mad-looking Ferrari-themed Yamaha R1-engined chopper is up for sale on the American eBay site.    The bike is owned by Darcy Jovic in America and has a few days left to run on the...

Keep cool with KTM ice cubes

Keep cool with KTM ice cubes

Summer might be coming to a close but you always need ice, right? How about some KTM ice? This ice tray is perfect for any bike fan, motorbike mad kids or someone who wants to show off to his biker...

New for 2010: KTM Shockdoctor

New for 2010: KTM Shockdoctor

One of the latest additions to the new 2010 KTM accessory range is this KTM branded Shockdoctor. Find a KTM for sale If you haven’t heard of the Shockdoctor before it’s a very simple and hugely...

Do you know Britain’s most prolific crasher?

Do you know Britain’s most prolific crasher?

Does one of your mate’s deserve the title Britain’s worst crasher? MCN is searching for the rider who has notched up the most spills during his track day antics to award this inauspicious title...

Reclaim North Wales - free breakdown assistance

Reclaim North Wales - free breakdown assistance

Riders taking part in our Reclaim North Wales campaign this Sunday are being offered free breakdown assistance on the day. MCN has teamed up with Rescue 24 to provide two Mercedes Sprinter vans...

BIMOTA BM1 Moto2

BIMOTA BM1 Moto2

Might look like this (typically BIMOTA) the new Moto2 call BM1 that the factory in Rimini will provide the teams that will want to buy. The Italian challenge !

Travelling from Scotland to North Wales to support MCN

Travelling from Scotland to North Wales to support MCN

My wife and I feel so strongly about the North Wales event we are travelling from Scotland. Having lived on the Isle of Anglesey for 8 years and a regular visitor on Bike to the Snodonia National...

KTM add travel griller to 2010 equipment range

KTM add travel griller to 2010 equipment range

KTM has brought us some pretty cool products in the past – the KTM toaster, KTM air mattress and KTM toe-bar cover. But this griller is our new favourite. This cool metal travel barbeque is perfect...

Ex-Honda UK boss’s warning over North Wales Police tactics

Ex-Honda UK boss’s warning over North Wales Police tactics

A former Honda UK boss has warned of the lengths to which North Wales Police will go to secure a conviction against any motorcyclist. Bob McMillan, who is also a former police advanced motorcycle...

Whitham pledges help for cancer

Whitham pledges help for cancer

Ex-racer and TV commentator Jamie Whitham has pledged his help in an online prize draw to raise money for a motorcyclists’ family left after he recently died of cancer.  Prizes will include a...

MP backs MCN Reclaim Wales campaign

MP backs MCN Reclaim Wales campaign

MP Lembit Opik is backing MCN’s campaign to reclaim North Wales for motorcyclists. Opik aims to join us on his Suzuki GS1000 when we descend on the region on Sunday.    We’re taking a...