2010

The Cat visits HOC

The Cat visits HOC

Danny John-Jules (The Cat from Red Dwarf) visited the Honda Owners Club stand at Motorcycle Live. Cracking fella!

Kawasaki Z1000SX a hit with sportsbike refugees

Kawasaki Z1000SX a hit with sportsbike refugees

The Kawasaki Z1000SX - a sports touring version of the Z1000 - proved very popular in our snap poll of Motorcycle Live show-goers. Read the Kawasaki Z1000SX review Les Baines, 56,...

Suzuki GSR750 praised by Motorcycle Live show-goers

Suzuki GSR750 praised by Motorcycle Live show-goers

Suzuki’s naked GSR750 has borrowed its styling from Kawasaki’s Z range, according to riders at Carole Nash Motorcycle Live. 2011 Suzuki GSR750 photos revealed Show-goers praised the looks and colour...

Deus Ex Machina 'much much go'

Deus Ex Machina 'much much go'

Cucumber cool custom builders Deus Ex Machina held their inaugural Bike Build off at the weekend in Campertown, Australia. Deus are famed for their lithe, bobber style machines that typically take on...

Just popping out to get MCN

Just popping out to get MCN

Just been out to get this week's MCN. The car was snowed in so I took the BSA Tracker instead - great fun.

New Sidi adventure boot

New Sidi adventure boot

Sidi's new Adventure Gore boots are made from leather with a Gore-Tex membrane. Get the best price on Sidi boots in the MCN Shop They're claimed to be water-repellent and breathable. There's a double...

New armoured Weise Parka

New armoured Weise Parka

Scooterists rejoice – the new Weise Parka has a retro look with the added benefit of modern materials and armoured protection. Save money on bike jackets in the MCN Shop It’s claimed to be...

Honda extends Fireblade, CB1000R & CBR600RR finance offers

Honda extends Fireblade, CB1000R & CBR600RR finance offers

Honda has extended until the end of December a series of low and 0% finance offers on a selection of bikes in the range including the CBR1000RR Fireblade, CB1000R and CBR600RR. Find a Honda for...

MCN Xmas gift idea: Knox SixPack rucksack

MCN Xmas gift idea: Knox SixPack rucksack

The MCN Shop is packed full of motorcycle gift ideas and stocking fillers at prices to suit any budget. If you're looking for a Christmas gift idea for bike-mad friends or family,...

Video: 2011 Triumph Speed Triple v KTM SuperDuke v Kawasaki Z1000

Video: 2011 Triumph Speed Triple v KTM SuperDuke v Kawasaki Z1000

Watch the revamped 2011 Triumph Speed Triple take on its closest rivals - the Kawasaki Z1000 and KTM SuperDuke - in the super naked class.        Find a Triumph Speed Triple...

Video: Carole Nash Motorcycle Live - the craft of customisation

Video: Carole Nash Motorcycle Live - the craft of customisation

Watch the video below for the highlights from day 4 of Carole Nash Motorcycle Live at the NEC in Birmingham.   Video highlights from day 1 Video highlights from day 2 Video highlights...

So what bike is X-Factor's Wagner riding?

So what bike is X-Factor's Wagner riding?

X-Factor curiosity Wagner was spotted brandishing a copy of MCN at the weekend, shortly before getting booted off the programme for sonic cruelty. So, what bike do you think the Brazilian ex-lion...

Used bikes of the week - Nov 30

Used bikes of the week - Nov 30

Every week we have over 10,000 bikes for sale online and in the paper. Look carefully and you can find gems at amazing prices.           ...

Britain's Got Biking Talent winner announced

Britain's Got Biking Talent winner announced

The winners of the Britain's Got Biking Talent with Carole Nash competition were announced on the first day of Motorcycle Live... This Yoshimura replica Suzuki GSX-R1000 owned by Stephen Stone scooped...

Destination dealer: Drayton Croft Motorcycles

Destination dealer: Drayton Croft Motorcycles

ADVERTISING PROMOTION Drayton Croft Motorcycles is celebrating taking on a franchise for exotic Italian motorcycle marque MV Agusta with prices starting at £8758. The dealership also has MV...

New Aprilia Tuono V4R reaction

New Aprilia Tuono V4R reaction

Aprilia’s new Tuono V4R was eagerly anticipated by existing Tuono RSV1000 owners who have been waiting two years for the new V4 - many of them saw it for the first time at Carole Nash Motorcycle Live...

Carole Nash Motorcycle Live: MV Agusta F3 buyers line up with cash

Carole Nash Motorcycle Live: MV Agusta F3 buyers line up with cash

MV staff at Motorcycle Live had to turn away deposits for the company's new three-cylinder 675cc sports bike. Find an MV Agusta for sale Show rules don't allow manufacturers to sell bikes from the...

New Honda CBR600F wins fans at Motorcycle Live

New Honda CBR600F wins fans at Motorcycle Live

The new Honda CBR600F is an almost unchanged Honda CB600 Hornet with different handlebars and a quality fairing. The result is a 100bhp 599cc machine but with more comfort than the...

Take advantage of used sportsbike deals

Take advantage of used sportsbike deals

A slump in new sportsbike sales along with a rush of owners trading in sportsbikes for something different means there are lots of used bargains out there. Find a used sportsbike for sale There are...

New heated grips from Keis

New heated grips from Keis

Heated clothing manufacturer Keis has just launched a pair of heated grips for your bike. They come with a combined on/off and two-level temperature control switch, which the makers claim is easily...

Vicma adjustable racing levers

Vicma adjustable racing levers

These new adjustable aluminium racing levers from Vicma are are span adjustable to six positions. The lever stem is hinged, allowing them to fold, preventing damage if the bike's dropped. Both the...

Official Brit MX season review DVD

Official Brit MX season review DVD

The official DVD of the 2010 Maxxis British Motocross championship has just been released. Relive all 42 races and the battles that made it a year to remember. Battles between the likes of MX1...

MCN Xmas gift idea: Yamaha parking only!

MCN Xmas gift idea: Yamaha parking only!

The MCN Shop is packed full of motorcycle gift ideas and stocking fillers at prices to suit any budget. If you're looking for a Christmas gift idea for bike-mad friends or family,...

Bikes on TV: December 1-7

KEY TO CHANNELS:   DRT - Discovery Real Time  SHED – Discovery Shed DSC - Discovery Channel  DHD - Discovery Channel HD EXS - Extreme Sports Channel EUR1 (2, HD) - Eurosport 1 (2, HD)  MOT - Motors TV   SS1 (2, 3 or X) - Sky Sports 1 (2, 3 or Extra) C4 - Channel 4   C5 - Channel Five BBC      BBCi – BBC...

New MCN December 1: All the news from the NEC Show

New MCN December 1: All the news from the NEC Show

In this week's issue of MCN, on sale December 1, we have all the news from Carole Nash Motorcycle Live at the NEC. Also in this week's issue we test the new Triumph Speed Triple against the...

Video: Carole Nash Motorcycle Live - on your bike!

Video: Carole Nash Motorcycle Live - on your bike!

Watch the video below for the highlights from day 3 of Carole Nash Motorcycle Live at the NEC in Birmingham. Video highlights from day 1 Video highlights from day 2 Check back soon for more news...

New winter glove from Held

New winter glove from Held

The first new pair of gloves from Held’s 2011 range seems to have come in the nick of time. The ‘Arctic’ is made from a goatskin and fabric outer which encases a thermal lining. There’s also a...

My son racing Cal Crutchlow

My son racing Cal Crutchlow

My son Michael racing against Cal crutchlow on Xbox 360 at Motorcycle Live on Saturday. Cal is a top guy.

Jorge Lorenzo signature tattoo

Jorge Lorenzo signature tattoo

My dream was to meet Jorge Lorenzo. I had previously had the '99' logo tattooed on my back and wanted him to sign it so that I could also have that tattooed. My dream can true when I met him...

MCN Xmas gift idea: On Any Sunday DVD

MCN Xmas gift idea: On Any Sunday DVD

The MCN Shop is packed full of motorcycle gift ideas and stocking fillers at prices to suit any budget. If you're looking for a Christmas gift idea for bike-mad friends or family,...

Carole Nash Motorcycle Live: Enfield Fury

Carole Nash Motorcycle Live: Enfield Fury

Royal Enfield showed this flat-track inspired bike called the Fury at Motorcycle Live 2010. The new bike is based on the fuel-injected Electra and features twin silencers, wide western-style...

Video: Carole Nash Motorcycle Live - mad Sunday

Video: Carole Nash Motorcycle Live - mad Sunday

Watch the video below for the highlights from day 2 of Carole Nash Motorcycle Live at the NEC in Birmingham. Video highlights from day 1 Check back soon for more news & video from the show. 

Meeting James Toseland

Meeting James Toseland

Here's me and my family meeting James Toseland.

Video: Carole Nash Motorcycle Live - grand opening

Video: Carole Nash Motorcycle Live - grand opening

Watch the video below for the highlights from the opening day of Carole Nash Motorcycle Live at the NEC in Birmingham.  Check back soon for more news & video from the show.

MotoGP champion Jorge Lorenzo opens Motorcycle Live

MotoGP champion Jorge Lorenzo opens Motorcycle Live

Motorcycle Live at the NEC in Birmingham has been officially opened by 2010 MotoGP champion Jorge Lorenzo as he prepares to spend the day at the show. Lorenzo was on hand to open the show to the...

Carole Nash Motorcycle Live: Norton unveils three new Commandos

Carole Nash Motorcycle Live: Norton unveils three new Commandos

Norton Motorcycles has taken the wraps off three new versions of the Commando including a dual seat option along with two others. The Commando dual seat will cost £750 more than the standard Commando...