May

New Bagster Spring saddle bag

New Bagster Spring saddle bag

Bagster’s new Sprint saddlebags are designed for use with sport bikes, nakeds or bikes with high exhausts. Save cash on motorcycle luggage The elastic straps inside are designed to keep everything in...

New Maria Costello book launched

New Maria Costello book launched

A biography of Britain’s favourite woman biker Maria Costello has just been launched. Save £££s on motorcycle books It tells the story of her astonishing racing career – from her Isle of Man...

New MCN May 26: Triumph Sprint GT tested

New MCN May 26: Triumph Sprint GT tested

In this week's issue of MCN, on sale May 26, we test the new £9,499 Triumph Sprint GT, and the revised, UK-only Sprint ST to see where they stand. Free 32-page glossy TT guide, only in this...

BMW R1200GS track day

BMW R1200GS track day

Some recent track day pictures on my BMW R1200GS at Mondello park, Ireland.

Bike-jackers pounce at petrol station

Bike-jackers pounce at petrol station

A motorcyclist has told of being attacked by three hooded and balaclava-wearing bike-jackers at a petrol station while staff failed to call the police. Dramatic CCTV images show the rider being...

Multistrada racer unveiled

Multistrada racer unveiled

Is this the first race-prepped Ducati Multistrada? Sponsored by Spider Grips, it’s been built by American dealers Ducati Newport Beach to take on the legendary Pikes Peak International Hill...

New Acutrac bike locator has no monthly fees

New Acutrac bike locator has no monthly fees

The new Locator from British firm Acutrac will send you position and status alerts by text and/or email, but (unlike many other tracking devices) there's no monthly subscription fees, so the only...

Staff bikes: Enfield Clubman - Coppers can't touch me!

Staff bikes: Enfield Clubman - Coppers can't touch me!

My previous entry, on the subject of top speed runs on the road, was met with a few comments on the logic of my admission to speeds well in excess of 85mph on the queen's highway. Well, after taking...

MCN in Palma

MCN in Palma

Sat in Palma airport - thank goodness for decent reading material.

Roland Sands KTM café racer

Roland Sands KTM café racer

It seems everything Roland Sands touches turns to gold, and this new KTM café racer project looks like being no exception. Although still a work in progress, details are emerging from Sands HQ. Based...

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.             ...

Moovamoto paddock stand: sex on wheels

Moovamoto paddock stand: sex on wheels

OK so it's just a paddock stand, but this video is proof of the power of suggestion. Is it just us or does the hottie make the paddock stand just that little bit more exciting? 

Moovamoto paddock stand

Moovamoto paddock stand

Here's a paddock stand with a difference – as well as allowing you to keep your bike upright, it'll let you move the bike on casters while it's supported. Save cash on motorcycle products And at...

New Husqvarna TE 125 is go-anywhere teen dream

New Husqvarna TE 125 is go-anywhere teen dream

Sister bike to Husqvarna’s new 125 supermoto is this credible looking beginner’s enduro bike, the TE125. Costing £100 less at £3495 the fully road-legal TE uses the same liquid-cooled 15bhp motor,...

Win a ride with Rossi!

Win a ride with Rossi!

Yes, really! Dainese are offering you the chance to spend the day riding a selection of Ducatis and MV Agustas through the countryside of Tuscany with nine-times world champion Valentino Rossi as part...

New Husqvarna SMS4 125 is pukka first supermoto

New Husqvarna SMS4 125 is pukka first supermoto

Husqvarna has launched a new 125 supermoto with race-bred looks and surprisingly high spec components in a package as aggressive-looking as one of the firm’s chainsaws. The SMS4 125 pumps out the...

Suzuki SV650S returns at under £5000

Suzuki SV650S returns at under £5000

Suzuki GB has re-introduced the popular SV650S at a price of just £4999. For long a best-seller in the novice-friendly, middleweight class, the half-faired V-twin was superceded last year by a...

Staff bikes: Suzuki GSX-R600 - 160mph!

Staff bikes: Suzuki GSX-R600 - 160mph!

If you've read the hyperbikes v superbikes road test in this week's MCN, you'll know that we were recently at Bruntingthorpe proving ground speed testing some of the fastest bikes you can...

Video: MCN Cambodian adventure - part 6

Video: MCN Cambodian adventure - part 6

This was always going to be a full-on adventure: 1125 miles off road, riding a Honda XR250 across one of the poorest and least-developed countries in South East Asia.    Watch the other...

The deer hunter

The deer hunter

Please do not ignore the "deer" signs at the side of the road. This is what happens when a rogue deer tries to find a way between your front mudguard and radiator. My mate was okay but the bike is a...

Speeder cheats cameras

Speeder cheats cameras

A motorcyclist has repeatedly cheated speed cameras by covering his number plate with his hand. The Yamaha TZR125 rider has been caught on speed camera several times but has obscured his number plate...

Hurry Hurrell in the Desert

Hurry Hurrell in the Desert

My fella, Mark (Hurry) Hurrell in Egypt last week. We were out in the desert on a sand buggy and stopped for a quick read of MCN next to a camel stop!

Saucy new LSL Triumph special

Saucy new LSL Triumph special

This saucy Triumph Bonneville café racer is the latest from German accessories and customizing specialists LSL.       Dubbed the Bonneville ‘Tridays’ Limited edition,...

New S1000RR bolt-ons from Powerbronze

New S1000RR bolt-ons from Powerbronze

Designed and made in the UK, Powerbronze’s new range of bodywork, windscreens and crash protection leaves virtually no part of the BMW S1000RR untouched. Highlights include this £140 front mudguard.

Shark's special World Cup lid

Shark's special World Cup lid

Shark’s S900 helmet is now available in this special World Cup ‘three lions’ colourscheme (yes, it’s less than a month away). Save £££s on motorcycle helmets It has a thermoplastic shell and...

Video: MCN Cambodian adventure - part 5

Video: MCN Cambodian adventure - part 5

This was always going to be a full-on adventure: 1125 miles off road, riding a Honda XR250 across one of the poorest and least-developed countries in South East Asia.        Watch...

Last chance to enter this year's Moto Giro Italia

Last chance to enter this year's Moto Giro Italia

Entries for the 2010 Moto Giro Italia close next Wednesday. Places are still available in all classes and also on the bike transport truck from the UK so if you'd like to take part in one of the...

Watch your speed down under

Watch your speed down under

Forget Brunstrom and the antics of the North Wales police, look what we have to deal with in Oz. The only problem down here is the police are pretty hot on speeding. This was sent to me by a...

Hanging out with MCN

Hanging out with MCN

Just hanging around at work. I had a spare five minutes so I thought I'd catch up on the latest news. Tim Jones On the severn crossing. Sorry for any delays!

Video: MCN Cambodian Adventure - part 4

Video: MCN Cambodian Adventure - part 4

This was always going to be a full-on adventure: 1125 miles off road, riding a Honda XR250 across one of the poorest and least-developed countries in South East Asia.     Watch...

2010 Triumph Sprint GT - first riding impressions from Skye

2010 Triumph Sprint GT - first riding impressions from Skye

Trevor Franklin reports after his first 50 miles and has this to say about the new Triumph Sprint GT1050.   It's obvious Triumph has taken the direction of the Sprint GT to a higher touring level...

2010 Triumph Sprint GT launch

2010 Triumph Sprint GT launch

MCN Chief Road Tester, Trevor Franklin, is currently in Scotland around the area of Inveraray riding Triumph’s latest 1050 Sprint model.   The new Sprint GT is Triumph’s touring focussed...

Race the Aprilia RRV450 for a weekend

Race the Aprilia RRV450 for a weekend

Ever wanted to feel like a full factory rider for the weekend? Well now you can. Thanks to a new initiative direct from Italy, IN Competition now have a pair of the beautiful little Aprilia RRV450...

Rukka's stylish new waterproof gloves

Rukka's stylish new waterproof gloves

Rukka have pulled off the trick of producing a glove that's stylish, offers a full compliment of protection and is waterproof and breathable.   The Apollo gloves feature Gore-Tex's X-Trafit...

KTM launch new KTM 350 SX-F

KTM launch new KTM 350 SX-F

We’re out in the hills an hour north of Valencia to try one of the most important machines in KTM’s recent history.  Find a KTM for sale With the company recovering from the fallout from the...

Adjustable bungees from Oxford

Adjustable bungees from Oxford

The latest simple yet effective luggage solution from Oxford is the 'Xtend' adjustable bungee.     As you might expect, the length of the bungee cord can be adjusted (by way of...