May

Waiting for the girls to finish shopping

Waiting for the girls to finish shopping

Waiting for the girls to finish shopping in Nice. Photo taken overlooking the promanade de anglais, Nice

Always close to hand

Always close to hand

Here's the French equivalent to the white van man with The Sun newspaper on the dash. Taken on holiday in Nice.

BMW officially denies S600RR on the way

BMW officially denies S600RR on the way

BMW has officially denied the existence or development of a 600cc sportsbike to run alongside the all-conquering S1000RR released this year. The denial has come about after it emerged that BMW owns...

Aprilia months from launching 750cc and 1200cc Tuareg adventure bikes

Aprilia months from launching 750cc and 1200cc Tuareg adventure bikes

Aprilia will enter the adventure bike segment with all new 750cc and 1200cc V-twin bikes that will be shown at the Milan Show in November – a story confirmed by the Australian Aprilia...

Massive new Triumph dealer to open in Leicester

Massive new Triumph dealer to open in Leicester

Triumph will open a brand new dealership in Leicester later this month. It will stock the full range of Triumph bikes, clothing and accessories. Digby, Lord Jones of Birmingham – Triumph’s chairman –...

New Arai Axces revealed

New Arai Axces revealed

This is the first picture of the new Arai Axces helmet, an entry-level Arai available in black or white from this August. Save £££s on motorcycle helmets It has a Super Fibre Construction (SFC), a...

New Fox sunglasses released

New Fox sunglasses released

Fox have unleashed a whole new range of sunnies on us this year. They're stylish, and claimed to offer unparalleled vision and comfort. Save cash on motorcycle products Pictured here are the new The...

Video: MCN Cambodian Adventure - part 1

Video: MCN Cambodian Adventure - part 1

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...

Bikes on TV: May 5-11

Bikes on TV: May 5-11

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

MCN rides the world's first production electric superbike

MCN rides the world's first production electric superbike

We’ve been granted an exclusive first ride on the Mavizen TTX02, the world’s first production superbike. Video: Mavizen TTX02 electric superbike - first ride preview Powered by twin 96V DC Agni 95R...

First ride: Honda VFR1200F DCT

First ride: Honda VFR1200F DCT

Phil West, Executive Editor, is near Frankfurt testing Honda’s new VFR1200F DCT (Dual Clutch Transmission) which is Honda’s much vaunted and radical new auto gearbox. Phil – a confirmed...

"Bikers would be better off under Lib Dems"

"Bikers would be better off under Lib Dems"

Motorcyclists would be made better off by Lib Dem plans to cut road tax and fuel duty and introduce road pricing, the party claims.  Bikes would get road pricing discounts to reflect their...

Alpinestars airbag suit available to buy in 2011!

Alpinestars airbag suit available to buy in 2011!

Alpinestars have today announced details of their airbag technology, and that it has been in development undercover since 2003. Save cash on motorcycle clothing Currently in use on the track, it will...

Toseland is UK’s richest bike racer

Toseland is UK’s richest bike racer

Double World Superbike champion James Toseland is worth £10m according to the Sunday Times rich list, and was the only motorcyclist in the newspaper’s Top 100 UK Sports people rich list. He was ranked...

Big reductions on Rukka kit

Big reductions on Rukka kit

Infinity Motorcycles are selling their stock of Rukka Armax Gore-Tex jackets and trousers at a discount of 22%. Save cash on motorcycle clothing The whole suit should cost £1584 but will now set you...

Dakar Rally 2010 on DVD

Dakar Rally 2010 on DVD

Yes it's got quads, trucks and cars in it, too, but this DVD will be good for anyone with a passing interest in racing, whether that's on tarmac or sand! Save cash on motorcycle DVDs This DVD...

Skidmarx bodywork for Aprilia Dorsoduro

Skidmarx bodywork for Aprilia Dorsoduro

British firm Skidmarx has announced details of a new bellypan and hugger for Aprilia’s Dorsoduro. Save cash on motorcycle products The bellypan is made from glass fibre in the UK and is supplied...

Video: Key bikes of the Ducati museum

Video: Key bikes of the Ducati museum

There are motorcycle museums, and then there's the Ducati Museum, located in the main Ducati factory at Borgo Pagnale. It's taken over 25 years to put together, holds the world's most complete...

Ducati Desmotard concept

Ducati Desmotard concept

This is my design for the Ducati Desmotard, the second model of the new Desmo Mono range.

World exclusive: Suzuki MotoGP bike to lap the Isle of Man TT!

World exclusive: Suzuki MotoGP bike to lap the Isle of Man TT!

Loris Capirossi’s 225bhp factory 800cc Rizla Suzuki GSV-R will lap the Isle of Man TT mountain course after the Senior race on Friday June 11. Suzuki will top its celebration of 50 years in racing,...

Video: 1975 Triumph Bonneville rebuild

Video: 1975 Triumph Bonneville rebuild

For the last three months I've spent all my spare time getting my 1975 Triumph Bonneville back on the road.       Find a Triumph Bonneville for sale Watch the video to see a...

Recording Darth Vader for TomTom

This week TomTom have announced that Darth Vader is the new voice of their satnavs. But did you ever wonder how they got Vader in the studio to record his sound clips? All is revealed in this video...

Darth Vadar on your satnav!

Darth Vadar on your satnav!

TomTom have today announced that official Star Wars voices are now available for their satnavs. Darth Vadar is available from today (£7.95), C-3PO arrives in June and Yoda in July. Han Solo will be...

Video: 2010 Aprilia Shiver 750 first ride

Video: 2010 Aprilia Shiver 750 first ride

MCN's first ride of the revamped Shiver 750 suggests its rivals should be worried - the new v-twin feels sportier than the outgoing model,  but is also easier to live with and remains good...

New MCN May5: Biker's guide to the election

New MCN May5: Biker's guide to the election

In this week's issue of MCN, on sale May 5, we reveal the party that deserves your biking vote with our guide to the 2010 election. we ride the revamped £6000 Aprilia Shiver 750. 20 years of...

Ducati Desmocross concept

Ducati Desmocross concept

Here's my concept for a new generation of single cylinder off-road bikes for Ducati!

Biker of the future

Biker of the future

My name is Noah & I'm enjoying a spin on the bike with my Dad. One day when I'm older hopefully I can ride it myself.

Spend TT week with the jet set

Spend TT week with the jet set

Fancy travelling to TT in style this year aboard a luxury cruiser? Corporate Cruising is offering the chance for six people to travel and stay aboard a luxury cruiser during this year’s TT.  Its...