2010

Top 5 most reliable sportsbikes

Top 5 most reliable sportsbikes

More than 12,000 MCN readers have responded to our Biking Britain survey this year, and your combined scores on the bikes you own and love (or hate) have allowed us to put together this...

2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R problem diagnosed - valve springs

2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R problem diagnosed - valve springs

Having suspended the public launch of the 2011 Ninja ZX-10R to investigate a technical issue, Kawasaki have now revealed the cause of concern - the valve springs. 2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R...

MCN staff highlights of 2010

MCN staff highlights of 2010

The past twelve months has seen some blistering racing, riding and releases in the world of motorcycling. As the year draws to a close, the MCN team look back at what defined another busy year in...

Kawasaki W800 Specials

Here's the Kawasaki W800 Special Edition and Cafe Style - only available in Japan.

Enfield Fury first ride - 'More like slightly miffed…'

Enfield Fury first ride - 'More like slightly miffed…'

It might look slightly odd, wrapping a worthy old Royal Enfield in US flat-track clothing, but there’s genuine history here. But whether the new Fury credibly delivers that character and history is a...

Honda's end of year new bike offers

Honda's end of year new bike offers

Honda have some great new bike offers that come to an end on 31 December 2010, so if you want to take advantage, act now. Find a Honda for sale For those seeking ultra performance, Honda’s...

New MCN Dec 29: New Suzuki GSX-R600 shines on track

New MCN Dec 29: New Suzuki GSX-R600 shines on track

In this week´s issue of MCN, on sale Wednesday 29th December 2010, read the world first test of the 2011 Suzuki GSX-R600. The new GSX-R600 has lost 9kg and gained more midrange torque and extra revs.

Video: Suzuki GSX-R600 first ride - 'It’s fantastic'

Video: Suzuki GSX-R600 first ride - 'It’s fantastic'

Just pushing it out from the garage and into the pit lane tells you all you need to know about Suzuki’s new £8904 2011 GSX-R600. It’s very light. As well it should be, Suzuki has put their supersport...

2010’s maddest biking records

2010’s maddest biking records

Who pulled the longest wheelie in 2010? Who jumped a Harley the furthest? Who was the quickest rider through the mountains of Lesotho? Or across the beaches of...

Top 5 reliable middleweights

Top 5 reliable middleweights

More than 12,000 MCN readers have responded to our Biking Britain survey this year, and your combined scores on the bikes you own and love (or hate) have allowed us to put together this...

Chesca Miles: Stunt Rider

Chesca Miles: Stunt Rider

In this week’s issue of MCN we’ve spoken to Chesca Miles, the UK’s only female stunt rider.   20-year-old Chesca tells us all about her stunting ambitions, her part-time modelling and what...

Video: KTM 990 Adventure goes off-road!

Video: KTM 990 Adventure goes off-road!

Our KTM 990 Adventure longterm test bike is billed as one of the best all round bikes available and over the last eight months I’ve been bar to bar with despatch riders in London, scratched...

Best of bikemart: Modern classics up for grabs this week

Best of bikemart: Modern classics up for grabs this week

We've been browsing MCN bikes for sale every day to bring you some of our top picks from over 10,000 motorcycles for sale.          Read more modern...

Best of bikemart: Modern classics up for grabs this week

Best of bikemart: Modern classics up for grabs this week

We've been browsing MCN bikes for sale every day to bring you some of our top picks from over 10,000 motorcycles for sale.       Read more modern classics news and...

CobraUSA RS750 retro specials

CobraUSA RS750 retro specials

Cobra USA's "Special Projects Division" have taken two Honda RS750s and decided to completely change their look.    The first has become a CL77 Scrambler 305 look-a-like, while the second...

MCN's top videos of 2010

MCN's top videos of 2010

Over the course of 2010 we've had some cracking videos here on MCN, covering the biggest new bike launches, best group tests and top features. On the MCN youtube channel our 924 (and...

Ossa TR280i begins production

Ossa TR280i begins production

The first units of OSSA’s trial bike - the TR280i - are already rolling off the production line.  64.5kg Ossa TR280i is world's lightest trial bike Ossa are churning them out at a rate of...

Top 5 middleweight retro bikes

Top 5 middleweight retro bikes

More than 12,000 MCN readers have responded to our Biking Britain survey this year, and your combined scores on the bikes you own and love (or hate) have allowed us to put together this...

NZ trip

NZ trip

During my trip to New Zealand I met up with my mate, Hilton. Here's a picture of us both with his latest Suzuki GSX-R1000, which he even let me have a quick go on.

Top video picks of the week! – Xmas Eve

This here’s our last video selection for 2010. Luckily it’s got pretty much everything we love about biking in it. Merry Christmas, and see you all in 2011. Buenos Aires stunt spree Stunt rider Chris Pfeiffer heads from sub-zero Germany to +35C Buenos Aires to sweat it up with this trick video. Michael Dunlop onboard Try taking your eyes off this footage of Michael Dunlop at the Tandragee...

The world's sexiest electric bike?

The world's sexiest electric bike?

This is the Mission R electric race bike from US-based Mission Motors. They describe it as: "powerful, intelligent and downright fierce".   The top speed of 160mph is achieved via a 141bhp...

Triumph inspires the next generation of designers

Triumph inspires the next generation of designers

Eighteen MA Product Design students were tasked with designing and creating alternative lifestyle products based on components from the iconic Triumph Bonneville T100.    The event in...

National Road Rally 2011

National Road Rally 2011

The National Road Rally 2011 will be held on 25/26 June 2011, organisers have announced. The nation-wide rally event is divided into four classes, with riders having the option to travel between 200...

Video: Triumph Speed Triple 1050 - 2011 vs 2010

Video: Triumph Speed Triple 1050 - 2011 vs 2010

The 2010 Triumph Speed Triple 1050 wasn't broke - but they fixed it anyway. It was already the class-leading supernaked, but for 2011 Triumph has completely redesigned its roadster.  ...

Video: Dougie Lampkin’s back!

Video: Dougie Lampkin’s back!

Trials legend Dougie Lampkin is back with a new Nissan-funded video available exclusively on motorcyclenews.com. MCN caught up with Lampkin on the set of the video shoot. He told us how his haul of...

Free tickets for next year's NEC Show

Free tickets for next year's NEC Show

If you bought a ticket in advance for the Carole Nash Motorcycle Live Show at the NEC in November, but were unable to attend because of the atrocious road conditions, you can get a free ticket to next...

Bikes on TV: December 21-28

Bikes on TV: December 21-28

KEY TO CHANNELS:   DRT - Discovery Real Time  SHED – Discovery Shed DSC - Discovery Channel  DHD - Discovery Channel HD EXS - Extreme Sports Channel EUR1 (2, HD) -...

2011 MV Agusta Brutale 920 gallery

2011 MV Agusta Brutale 920 gallery

Following the earlier release of the new-for-2011 MV Agusta Brutale 920, here's the full gallery of pictures for the new bike. New 'cheaper' 2011 MV Agusta 920 The matte-black finish is unique to the...

Chinese bike group test

Chinese bike group test

Chinese manufacturers are becoming a bigger and bigger feature in the UK scene. With thousands of bikes built by Jinlu, Sukida, Pulse, Lexmoto, Sinnis and Haotian (to name a few) appearing on our...

50cc bike trip

50cc bike trip

I just read your 'top adventure motorcyclists' article on the website and thought I'd share my biking experience too to emphasise ANYONE really can do this and how much I'd recomend it. Last...

World’s top adventure motorcyclists speak!

World’s top adventure motorcyclists speak!

MCN have spoken to a panel of the top bike adventurers in the world today, to find out why they do what they do and why you should do the same. Hear about home-grown adventures in wild Siberia,...

US tuner creates naked BMW S1000RR

US tuner creates naked BMW S1000RR

BMW has already officially dismissed rumours of a naked version of the class-leading S1000RR superbike, but that wasn't what top US tuner Ken Zeller wanted to hear.  Find a BMW S1000RR for...

Make your own Pierobon special for £7800

Make your own Pierobon special for £7800

Italian frame-building magicians Pierobon have turned its previously track-only F042 chassis into a road bike that could cost less than £8000 to build. The F042 chassis has been around for a few years...

MCN Christmas Quiz Part 1

MCN Christmas Quiz Part 1

This week’s issue of MCN sees the first of two parts of the 2010 MCN Christmas Quiz with 40 questions to answer and the chance to win World Superbike star Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne’s race boots and...

Norton ‘Chris Walker Special’ set for 2011 Thundersprint

Norton ‘Chris Walker Special’ set for 2011 Thundersprint

This new, special version of the Norton Commando Café Racer is set to be one of the stars of next year’s Thundersprint. The special edition, features black engine cases and exhausts and BST carbon...

Controversial loan companies target bikers

Controversial loan companies target bikers

Second-hand buyers are more at risk of having their bikes seized over outstanding finance thanks to an explosion in a controversial lending practice. The number of so-called log book loans secured on...