March

Bands galore at MCNLive!

Bands galore at MCNLive!

The only MCNLive! in 2010 has just confirmed that 80's punk legend Toyah Willcox will be one of the headline live acts, performing her classic hits. 15% off tickets if you book now On the bill for...

Video: Michelin Power Pure tested

Video: Michelin Power Pure tested

This week's MCN has the first test of Michelin's new sports tyre, the Power Pure. Here, to whet your appetite, is a video of Randy Mamola riding on the tyre at Almeria, Spain...

AC Schnitzer shows off tweaked BMW S1000RR

AC Schnitzer shows off tweaked BMW S1000RR

It’s not often you can look at a new 1000cc superbike from an aftermarket tuner and realise they have made it more comfortable and a little more practical, but that’s exactly what German BMW tuning...

A future in biking

A future in biking

This is Aiden. We can see where his future is going to be! It won't be long before he has a biker chick on the back!

Teenager “almost dies” in bike test crash

Teenager “almost dies” in bike test crash

A woman “almost died” after crashing while attempting the new motorcycle test, according to witnesses. The 18-year-old stopped breathing and was rushed to hospital with a suspected broken neck after...

Help fix the bike test

Help fix the bike test

MCN readers can help halt a dramatic decline in people taking the bike test by backing our plans for shaking-up the exam. Test bookings were down 62% in the eight months following the introduction of...

Roland Sands helmet giveaway!

Roland Sands helmet giveaway!

Uber-cool US specials builder and all-round petrolhead Roland Sands is giving away a new RSD Bell helmet to the owner of the most battered lid. Save cash on motorcycle helmets If you think your...

Harley-Davidson extends trade-in offer

Harley-Davidson extends trade-in offer

Harley-Davidson is extending an incentive to anyone who trades in a motorcycle over 500cc which will give them an extra £900 over the value of the part exchange price of their bike. The offer is only...

New limited edition TT Arai

New limited edition TT Arai

This new Arai, created to celebrate the Isle of Man TT, will be limited to 500 helmets, will cost £699.99, with a cut of the proceeds going directly to the TT organisers. Save cash on motorcycle...

Triumph Thruxton JPS tribute

Triumph Thruxton JPS tribute

Even if the black and gold paintscheme is a little confused (Norton are associated with JPS not Triumph) there’s no denying the quality of this modded Thruxton. Built by Austrian Triumph dealer Jurgen...

Want a couple of free tickets to the British MotoGP?

Want a couple of free tickets to the British MotoGP?

IntentsGP are giving away weekend tickets to the British MotoGP in Silverstone. "What great feats do you have to accomplish in order to get hold of these tickets", just answer 3 super-simple questions...

BMW looking for GS owners to take part in GS Trophy

BMW looking for GS owners to take part in GS Trophy

BMW is celebrating 30 years of the iconic GS model in 2010. To mark the occasion, BMW Motorrad UK has teamed up with Simon Pavey and the BMW Off Road Skills School to host the BMW Motorrad GS...

Video: Dougie Lampkin takes a tour of the Goodwood estate

This is Dougie Lampkin riding around the Goodwood estate in the new video promoting the 2010 Goodwood Festival of Speed as he tracks down Formula One stars Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button. And it's absolutely brilliant. Starring in the video is celebratry chef James Martin and actor and petrolhead Chris Barrie along with the F1 drivers too.  

The second Wednesday Morning Breakfast Club

The second Wednesday Morning Breakfast Club meet. The morning of 17th March 2010 it was in St Johns Wood, near lords cricket ground. Riders are fed up with being treated like cars by Westminster City Council. "IF YOU TREAT US LIKE CARS, WE WILL BEHAVE LIKE CARS"..."NO MORE TALKING!" Every Wednesday there will be a gathering of motorcycles and scooters in undisclosed locations around Westminster...

UK electric race series to be owned by the teams

UK electric race series to be owned by the teams

Six weeks before entries close for the UK’s first electric motorcycle championship, promoter Azhar Hussain has unleashed another revolutionary concept on the racing world: ownership of a series by the...

Brazilian potholes

Brazilian potholes

Here in Brazil one comes across some cracking potholes. I find that the ones that most need evasive action tend to be identified by heavy skid marks in front of them, where other drivers have seen...

15% off MCN Live! when you book now

15% off MCN Live! when you book now

With only one MCNLive! this year, our April weekender is your only chance to join the party. And to celebrate 15 years of MCNLive! we’re offering a very special discount of 15%** off your...

Touratech bring adventure bikes to the Carole Nash MCN Scottish Show

Touratech bring adventure bikes to the Carole Nash MCN Scottish Show

Touratech will be venturing north of the border as a first time exhibitor at the Carole Nash MCN Scottish Motorcycle Show, held on 20 and 21 March at the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh, as many of...

4-time Speedway champ at the Carole Nash MCN Scottish Show

4-time Speedway champ at the Carole Nash MCN Scottish Show

Four times World Speedway Champion Barry Briggs will be appearing at the Carole Nash MCN Scottish Motorcycle Show, held on 20 and 21 March at the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh. Barry will be...

Skiing with MCN

Skiing with MCN

Skiing in Avoriaz, reading MCN with beers. Ja, Dave and Jon.

DVLA renewals

Recently I took my self off to Chester DVLA branch, having read on the MCN forums somewhere that you can get a certificate of some sort confirming the entitlements on your drivers licence before sending off for any kind of update. Iot my ticket number, waited for about 20 minutes, came to my turn and so approached the counter and enquired about said slip/certificate. "No such thing" said the...

Isle of Man healthcare extended for six months

Isle of Man healthcare extended for six months

Free healthcare for visitors to the Isle of Man has been extended by the British Government for six months while further investigations are carried out. The decision reinstates the Reciprocal...

New Remus cans for VFR1200F

New Remus cans for VFR1200F

Remus has launched a new range of Hexacone road-legal exhausts for the new Honda VFR1200F. Save cash on motorcycle exhausts All three cans come with removable baffles, plus a carbon inlet and...

Termignoni for all!

Termignoni for all!

Termignoni exhausts used to be the sole preserve of Ducati owners, but that's all changed now with a deal for Pirelli to distribute them in the UK for any kind of bike, from maxi scooters to super...

New Hodgson replica helmet revealed

New Hodgson replica helmet revealed

The March 17 issue of MCN, out now, has the full details of Neil Hodgson's new Nitro replica helmet. For the full story, buy the paper. Save cash on motorcycle helmets For now, here's a sneak picture...

Video: Bakker Grizzly Allround - 'GSX-R1000 power, GS comfort'

Video: Bakker Grizzly Allround - 'GSX-R1000 power, GS comfort'

Ducati might think that the just-released Multistrada 1200 is the last word in high performance adventure bikes, but Nico Bakker's 160bhp Grizzly Allround makes it look tame.      ...

New No Limits leathers for kids

New No Limits leathers for kids

These new suits for your little ones are anatomically designed for children, rather than just being scaled down men’s suits. Save cash on motorcycle clothing They feature CE-approved armour,...

Beat this pothole!

Beat this pothole!

Seen a worse pothole than this one on the A427 leaving Oundle, Northants? If so, please take a picture of it, send it in and we’ll use it in the latest MCN campaign. We want to pressurise councils and...

Charley Boorman confirmed for MCN Live!

Charley Boorman confirmed for MCN Live!

MCNLive! April 2010 is back with it's bike fuelled, party-packed days and nights at Butlins, Skegness. And it's just got better, Charley Boorman has just confirmed! Click here to book tickets Charley...

Top ten used Aprilias

Top ten used Aprilias

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

Video: How to be MotoGP World Champion by Wayne Gardner

Video: How to be MotoGP World Champion by Wayne Gardner

MCN visits ex-500cc Grand Prix champ Wayne Gardner at home to see why Australian dirt track keeps producing World Champions...       Read the full story in this week's MCN, on sale...

MCN Live! show & shine competition - get your entry form

MCN Live! show & shine competition - get your entry form

Want to show off your pride and joy whilst staying onsite at MCNLive! Butlins Skegness? Then we're putting on the competition for you.  Click here to download your entry form We are running 4...

Video test: MV Brutale 990R v KTM 990 Super Duke v Ducati Streetfighter

Video test: MV Brutale 990R v KTM 990 Super Duke v Ducati Streetfighter

MV's new 990 Brutale is now both more user-friendly and cheaper than a Yamaha R1, but does that make it the best of the affordable super nakeds?  Find a super naked for sale Watch the video to...

Video: Meet the new Suzi Perry

Video: Meet the new Suzi Perry

Jennie Gow is the new face of MotoGP on the BBC. The former Sky Sports News presenter is all set to cover the 2010 season following Suzi Perry's decision to step down.    Read the full...

New wall-mounted workstations

New wall-mounted workstations

This new Action Station folding workstation from PAF Systems is ideal for those of us who are short of space in the garage. It’s simplicity itself – you just fit the uprights to the wall and attached...

BMC air filters down in price

BMC air filters down in price

UK prices of BMC performance air filters have been dropped on average by 24%, making, for example, the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R system is now £57. Save £££s on motorcycle products The filters, which are...