September

Rossi Misano lid special

Rossi Misano lid special

If you didn’t see it at the weekend, here’s the special one-off helmet Valentino Rossi donned for his home GP at Misano. Find Helmets for sale in the MCN Shop The eight-time World Champion wore this...

Artists impression of unidentified biker released

Artists impression of unidentified biker released

This is an artist’s impression of a mystery biker found dead on a railway line in Penzance. Police have been unable to identify the man who was struck by the London to Penzance train on at 8.50pm on...

Video: See and hear new VFR dual clutch in action

Video: See and hear new VFR dual clutch in action

Honda has quietly released video of its new VFR1200 going through the gears on a rolling road to demonstrate its new dual clutch.   More info on the Honda VFR1200 Honda confirms dual...

Over the top policing

Over the top policing

Last Sunday I was riding my one-week-old motorcycle to Betws-y-Coed in North Wales, I was traveling behind a car at approximately 25 mph (60 mph limit) when a police officer stopped me. When I asked...

Horrific motorcycle accident

Horrific motorcycle accident

Came across this terrible accident scene. I can only hope the rider wasnt too badly injured!

Yamaha YZF450 turns on its head

Yamaha YZF450 turns on its head

Yamaha has turned engine convention on its head by introducing a reverse cylinderhead design for the new YZF450 which is said to give the four-stroke the handling characteristics of a...

Yamaha R6 gets power boost for 2010

Yamaha R6 gets power boost for 2010

Yamaha has boosted the midrange power of its dominant YZF-R6 in an attempt to broaden the appeal and performance of its 16,000rpm supersport screamer. The firm, keen to re-emphasise the R6 as the bike...

Did you spot the woman's face in the 2010 CBR600?

Did you spot the woman's face in the 2010 CBR600?

The new CBR600RR Special Edition colourscheme hides an orgasmic woman’s face. Or doesn’t hide it, depending on how you look at it. It passed us by on first viewing but now it’s hard to imagine how it...

New Foggy Red Torpedo range

New Foggy Red Torpedo range

Carl Fogarty today launched a new range of official Foggy merchandise with Red Torpedo – the biker-friendly clothing line who has been affiliated with Guy Martin and the Hydrex Honda team for the past...

Chaos the Greek way

Chaos the Greek way

As there is alot of talk about the EU and bikes now how about this-in Greece despite being in the EU for 28 years there is still NO MOT for Bikes ! You should see the state of some of these machines!...

New Ducati branded electronics from Toshiba

New Ducati branded electronics from Toshiba

Toshiba and Ducati have just launched special Ducati themed editions of the Toshiba portable Satellite U500 laptop and Camileo S10 camcorder. The Satellite U500 Ducati edition is a 13.3’’ (33,78 cm)...

Survey: Help improve MCN Bikes For Sale

Survey: Help improve MCN Bikes For Sale

We'd like your help to make MCN better for you. Please take 2 secs to respond to the survey below on MCN Bikes For Sale. Check out MCN Bikes For Sale now If you were searching MCN's bikes for sale...

New MCN September 9: Rossi to Ducati?

New MCN September 9: Rossi to Ducati?

In this week's issue of MCN, on sale September 9, Valentino Rossi reveals that he could quit Yamaha at the end of 2010 and move to Ducati. Subscribe to MCN  We have...

North Wales cafes welcome MCN readers

North Wales cafes welcome MCN readers

Biker-friendly cafes in North Wales are queuing up to welcome riders heading there with MCN this Sunday. We’re encouraging as many law-abiding motorcyclists as possible to descend on the region in a...

End to lost bike licences fiasco in sight

End to lost bike licences fiasco in sight

MCN took a step towards fixing the fiasco of lost motorcycle licences today as the DVLA announced a consultation proposing our simple solution to the problem. Our idea - which is simply to send...

Britain's best selling bike is a 125

Britain's best selling bike is a 125

Yamaha’s YZF R125 was the best selling bike in the UK for the second month running.  Top 5 125cc sports bikes Find a 125cc motorcycle for sale The single cylinder machine, with MotoGP inspired...

Video: Chris Pfeiffer rides through the BMW Tower

Video: Chris Pfeiffer rides through the BMW Tower

BMW has released this video of factory-backed stunt champion Chris Pfeiffer riding an F800R through it's office in Munich! Pfeiffer rode his stunt bike through the offices right up to the roof of the...

1927 Sunbeam TT M90

1927 Sunbeam TT M90

success at the VMCC Manx Rally for Cliff Earl on his 1927 Sunbeam TT M90

MCN retro t-shirt available now

MCN retro t-shirt available now

T-shirts featuring the retro 70s MCN logo are now available to buy online.  Click here to order your t-shirt The t-shirt costs £14.99 (+ p&p) and it's made from 100% cotton. The...

Act fast if you want a 2010 ABS Fireblade

Act fast if you want a 2010 ABS Fireblade

86% of 2010 Fireblades will be non-ABS after Honda decided not to up levels of supply significantly from last year. The decision is likely to lead to firm prices and frustrated demand for the...

Honda confirms dual clutch on new VFR1200

Honda confirms dual clutch on new VFR1200

Honda has officially announced that the new VFR1200 Blackbird replacement will feature a dual clutch transmission, as reported in MCN on July 15, 2009. It will be the world's first fully automatic...

New 2011 Yamaha R6 will be Rossi MotoGP bike clone

New 2011 Yamaha R6 will be Rossi MotoGP bike clone

Yamaha will be introducing a new R6 for 2011 which will be an exact replica of Valentino Rossi’s MotoGP bike and feature some of the most advanced technology ever seen on a supersport bike. According...

MCN reclaim Wales ride-out: What to do if you’re stopped

MCN reclaim Wales ride-out: What to do if you’re stopped

A serving police officer has given these tips on what you can do if you’re pulled over in North Wales this Sunday.    Download and print your handy advice leaflet The...

Broken headstock

Broken headstock

just thought people might like to see the result of a headstock breaking whilst going round a roundabout - just five mins prior to this we'd all been going down the motorway!

The £40,000 Kawasaki Z1

The £40,000 Kawasaki Z1

Kawasaki’s Z1 900 might be a piece of motorcycling history, but you’d have to be a hardcore enthusiast to pay £40,00 for this special! Built by Japanese Z-specialists Bulldock Motorcycles, this early...

Think before you launch

Think before you launch

Why didn't MCN sell reflective items instead of t-shirts, more would have sold and the effect in wales would have dramatic and safety plus? If you do get stopped then politely ask the officer for...

Britain's best specials!

Britain's best specials!

These stunning home-built specials are among the finalists of our Britain’s Got Biking Talent contest with Carole Nash to find the best bike in Britain.    Vote for your favourite...

Blata Motard 125 first ride

Blata Motard 125 first ride

If you're 17 and looking for a first bike, it has to be cool. Big name suspension parts like Marzocchi USD forks and a Sachs shock would be good. So would radial brakes, tasty spoked...

Video: KTM off-road test

Video: KTM off-road test

Although it has no all-new models for 2010, KTM has listened to feedback from its riders and made some key changes to make their bikes even more user-friendly without compromising their race-winning...

Austin Racing Aprilia RSV4 exhaust

This exhaust system is a one-of-a-kind and inspired by the new Aprilia RSV4. It comes with the option of having a slash-cut or rounded tip finish to the silencer and a high-slung or normal lift setup. The system is all carbon fibre and stainless steel and weighs just 2kg – that’s 4.4kg less than the standard system. There’s a 5bhp gain claimed as well and it comes with a dB killer.  It costs...

Two Brothers Yamaha Diversion exhaust

Two Brothers Yamaha Diversion exhaust

American exhaust firm, Two Brothers Racing, has developed this tidy under-slung exhaust for the 2009 Yamaha Diversion 600. This 4-2-1 system has a claimed 3.8bhp peak power increase, increases torque...

Reclaim North Wales Facebook group tops 1700 members

Reclaim North Wales Facebook group tops 1700 members

A Facebook group supporting MCN’s Reclaim North Wales campaign has gained 1759 members and is growing by the hour. The group - which backs our bid to reclaim North Wales for motorcyclists from...

Slammed and supercharged Harley

Slammed and supercharged Harley

ProCharger’s blown 122bhp Night Train has the go to match the show. Speed and low-rider style don’t usually go together, but ProCharger went and gave its slick custom 122bhp anyway. The ‘Dream...

9/11 victim's families motorcycle tribute

9/11 victim's families motorcycle tribute

Relatives of the victims of Flight 93 – the United Airliners plane hi-jacked on September 11 2001 – have embarked on a cross-country ride to honour their loved ones. Eight bikes left New Jersey’s...

New Spyke Blaster race suit

New Spyke Blaster race suit

This is the new Spyke Blaster race suit that is set to be available later in the year. It’s a full cowhide leather construction with hard outer TPU plastic protectors on the shoulders, elbows and...

Dainese offer free thermal tops with jackets

Dainese offer free thermal tops with jackets

From 15th September to 30th November 2009, in all Dainese flagship stores and authorized dealers participating in the operation, when purchasing a Dainese jacket with a minimum value of £260, you will...