August

KTM 125 to be called KTM 125 DUKE

KTM 125 to be called KTM 125 DUKE

After months of speculation, an online facebook competition, and thousands of user-generated suggestions KTM have found the perfect name for their 125cc street bike. The KTM 125 DUKE. So, exactly the...

New Ducati exhausts from Silmoto

New Ducati exhausts from Silmoto

Hot new exhausts from Italian firm Silmoto are available in the UK, and this set of cans for the 848/1098/1198 are the latest to be launched. Save cash on motorcycle exhausts The road legal exhausts...

Win signed Red Torpedo T-shirts

Win signed Red Torpedo T-shirts

Red Torpedo sponsors loads of top racers and we've got together with them to offer a fantastic prize. The winner of our giveaway will scoop four signed T-shirts ­ one each from Guy Martin, John...

New MCN September 1: Britain's greatest specials

New MCN September 1: Britain's greatest specials

In this week's issue of MCN, on sale September 1, we reveal five of the front runners from 60 finalists for Britain's Got Biking Talent. The top 12 will be voted for by you. Click here to...

Relaxing in Corfu

Relaxing in Corfu

Nige relaxing on holiday in Corfu with MCN. 

MCN in Menorca

MCN in Menorca

Nanny Beryl in Menorca with her Rossi cap on enjoying the sun and the read.

Honda VFR1200F Touring Package give away

Honda VFR1200F Touring Package give away

Panniers, top box, heated grips and mainstand make up a Touring Package to be included in the £12,075 OTR price of Honda’s VFR1200F between 1 September and 31 October 2010. Bought separately the...

Safety groups’ ‘misleading’ speed camera claims

Safety groups’ ‘misleading’ speed camera claims

Safety groups have been accused of ‘misleading’ the public over claims speed cameras save lives. A joint statement from groups including the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, the AA and...

2011 Yamaha R6 delayed

2011 Yamaha R6 delayed

Supersport fanatics eagerly awaiting an all-new Yamaha R6 for 2011 are being told they’ll have to wait another year. Yamaha is known to be working on a replacement for the current machine, which has...

Track day Bimota HB4 nearly ready

Track day Bimota HB4 nearly ready

Bimota’s HB4 Moto2 contender will soon be available as an ultra-exclusive track-day bike, and here it is in preparation. The bikes are powered by 140bhp World Supersport-spec engines so are more...

Kawasaki W800 Bonneville-rival is real

Kawasaki W800 Bonneville-rival is real

Kawasaki is about to reveal a bigger replacement for the defunct W650 Triumph Bonneville replica, confirming internet speculation. The bike will be called the W800 and feature a largely similar...

Honda CBF1000F deals price blow to Yamaha FZ1 Fazer

Honda CBF1000F deals price blow to Yamaha FZ1 Fazer

It’s another black day for Yamaha dealers as Honda announces its UK price of the new CBF1000F-ABS all-rounder. The 106bhp Fireblade-engined CBD1000F will cost £1500 less than its opposite number the...

What goes into Alpinestars’ kit?

What goes into Alpinestars’ kit?

If you've ever wondered what the design process is for a big kit manufacturer like Italian firm Alpinestars, then you might enjoy this video. Save cash on motorcycle clothing It tells us how they go...

New Red Torpedo T-shirts

New Red Torpedo T-shirts

This is just one of Red Torpedo’s new ‘Primo’ T-shirts, from a new range with a focus on improved quality. All of the men’s Primo range of shirts cost £24.50; women’s tees are £22.50. Save £££s on...

New Weise Black Rain gloves

New Weise Black Rain gloves

These new Black Rain gloves from Weise are claimed to cope with spring, summer and autumn riding. Save cash on motorcycle gloves They combine sports styling with weatherproofing, being made from...

Britain's Got Biking Talent 2010 is now open for voting

Britain's Got Biking Talent 2010 is now open for voting

Our celebrity judges have picked their top 60 from the spectacular range of bikes that entered Britain’s Got Biking Talent with Carole Nash. Now it’s your chance to pick your favourite from each...

Honeymoon with Rossi

Honeymoon with Rossi

The newly weds, Mr & Mrs Bowen on honeymoon in Laganas, Zante. The wedding rings are made of Palladium which has an atomic No. of 46, which after researching seemed the only way to go for us as...

Bennetts bank holiday promotion

Bennetts bank holiday promotion

Bennetts are running a special five day promotion over August bank holiday (Aug 27th to 31st). New customers will receive a £50 Hein Gericke voucher free if they take out a policy. Monday is also...

First IOM

First IOM

Alex's first trip to the Isle of Man at 18 months. He couldn't wait get hold of MCN to find his first bike on the boat home.

Nicole Mcaleer at Silverstone

Nicole Mcaleer at Silverstone

I was at Silverstone recently for a track day and was in the same garage as Nicole Mcaleer who is the only female rider in the BSB Superstock championship. Nicole was taking the mick out of my 2:40...

You snooze, you lose

You snooze, you lose

Bennetts visited Matlock Bath in order to get amongst the biking community and for the Bennetts' Babes to distribute complimentary goody bags. This chap missed out as he slept on the main high street!...

New adventure travel book launched

New adventure travel book launched

Sam Manicom’s new adventure travel book ‘Tortillas to Totems’ is launched on September 18 with a party at London’s Ace Café at 11am. Save cash on motorcycle books The new book describes Sam’s travels...

New Knox base layers

New Knox base layers

Deal with Britain's changeable weather with a Knox Dry Inside base layer. They're designed to deal with sweat, overheating and chills - regulating and stabilising body temperature. Made from 95%...

KTM fights back against financial woe

KTM fights back against financial woe

Off-road specialist KTM Power Sports AG has reported healthy financial figures for the third quarter operating results 2009/10. It’s EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Tax) figure was given as 12.4m...

Video: Ducati 848 EVO world first review

Video: Ducati 848 EVO world first review

The eagerly anticipated 848 Evo replaces the current 848 and costs just £10,695 (or £9995 for the matt black ‘Dark Stealth’ version) – no more than the previous model. It’s the cheapest way to...

Win a limited edition Ducati… bicycle

Win a limited edition Ducati… bicycle

Ducati’s latest promotion to pull potential customers is a free to enter competition to win a tasty Ducati Monster 600 branded Bianchi mountain bike. All you have to do for a chance to win this...

New 2010 BMW motorcycles: K1300R Dynamic and F800ST Touring

New 2010 BMW motorcycles: K1300R Dynamic and F800ST Touring

BMW has introduced two special edition models to its range. The K1300R Dynamic and F800ST Touring are equipped with over £1600 worth of official BMW accessories, but at a reduced overall OTR...

Get inside Knox protection

Get inside Knox protection

British body armour gurus Knox have just launched a new website designed to give you an insight into the various athletes, from BSB's James Ellison to stunt riders and downhill mountain bikers, that...

Kiddimoto's new Mike Hailwood replica

Kiddimoto's new Mike Hailwood replica

The latest race replica from Kiddimoto celebrates Mike Hailwood’s 1978 TT comeback victory. Save cash on motorcycle products The wooden bikes are designed to help 2-6-year-olds learn the art of...

Destination Dealer: Marshall Motorcycles

Destination Dealer: Marshall Motorcycles

MCN Destination Dealers have set themselves apart by constantly striving to improve and enhance their customer service. MCN can say with confidence that they are well worth a visit - whether its for a...

Norton GP bike

Norton GP bike

With Norton announcing plans to join MotoGP, I thought I would do a design of what the MotoGP bike could look like.

Have you seen this record-breaking bike?

Have you seen this record-breaking bike?

Fans of long-defunct motorcycle-marque “Cotton” are looking for a record-breaking bike first built 75 years ago. The 1935, 250cc Cotton JAP apparently broke 12 world records in October of that year.

Video: The No Budget Cup!

Video: The No Budget Cup!

There are two facts most ordinary people know about racing: 1) It's a monye pit, and 2) It's difficult to get into and not really for the likes of us. The No Budget Cup is coming to prove you...

World exclusive: Ducati Diavel

World exclusive: Ducati Diavel

It’s been called the ‘Vyper’, ‘Mega Monster’ and ‘Project 0803’ but Ducati’s new muscle bike will be called ‘Diavel’ MCN can exclusively reveal. As well as registering the name for its new...

Shrek and Princess Fiona Biker Wedding

Shrek and Princess Fiona Biker Wedding

A cuple have literally gone green for a Shrek-themed wedding to raise money for a bikers’ charity. Graham and Pinnk Johnson were married on 19.08.2010 at Burton Register Office, in High Street,...

New Cordona quickshifter

New Cordona quickshifter

This new plug-and-play PQ8 Quickshifter system will allow clutchless upshifts without the need to back off the throttle – perfect for making up vital seconds on the track. It comes complete with a...