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Bike News (September 2010)

  • Euro MoT threat

    22 September 2010 by Steve Farrell

    Euro MoT threat

    Motorcyclists face roadside MoT-style inspections and restrictions on fitting accessories under proposals from Brussels. The UK’s MoT system will be replaced with a new Europe-wide roadworthiness...

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  • Brigadier Biker given a Triumph Sprint GT

    21 September 2010 by Dan Aspel

    Brigadier Biker given a Triumph Sprint GT

    One of the British Army’s most senior officers has been given a Triumph Sprint GT to help him raise money for a military charity. Brigadier Richard Dennis (pictured on a Bonneville) will be riding...

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  • Stunt ride up for grabs

    21 September 2010 by Phil West

    Stunt ride up for grabs

    Ever wanted to be a stunt rider’s pillion? Now’s your chance. Stunt rider Dave Coates' is auctioning a ride on the pillion of his Yamaha R1 and/or YZF450 quad bike, which will be professionally...

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  • Turn your Harley Sportster into a café racer

    21 September 2010 by Marc Abbott

    Turn your Harley Sportster into a café racer

    A new line of Roland Sands 'Café Sportster' parts is said to easily convert a late model Sportster into an aggressive yet comfortable café racer. The new 'café gauge and headlight re-locator' lowers...

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  • R&G's rear shock protector

    21 September 2010 by Marc Abbott

    R&G's rear shock protector

    British protection experts R&G Racing are now offering defence for your shock absorbers. The Shocktube, new to R&G's stable this year, is claimed to be impact resistant and waterproof. It's a...

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  • New Weise Explorer adventure jacket

    21 September 2010 by Marc Abbott

    New Weise Explorer adventure jacket

    The new Weise Explorer jacket is a textile jacket designed for the all-weather rider. There's a claimed waterproof and breathable liner, which is said to be lightweight. An extra, removable quilted...

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  • New MCN Sept 22: Suzuki's new GSR750!

    21 September 2010 by James Keen

    New MCN Sept 22: Suzuki's new GSR750!

    In this week's issue of MCN, on sale September 22, we have an official Suzuki sketch of their new GSR750 that looks set to take on the Triumph Street Triple and Kawasaki Z750R.   We...

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  • Silverstone needs you, or you or you…

    20 September 2010 by Trevor Franklin

    Silverstone needs you, or you or you…

    Silverstone circuit’s continued commitment to promoting world-class motorsport takes shape in a multi-million pound development of a new pit, paddock and conference complex at the Northant’s circuit.

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  • Destination Dealer: BMW Motorrad Park Lane

    20 September 2010 by MCN

    Destination Dealer: BMW Motorrad Park Lane

    ADVERTISING PROMOTION 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...

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  • Knighter to compete in Weston-Super-Mare race

    17 September 2010 by Dan Aspel

    Knighter to compete in Weston-Super-Mare race

    Enduro legend David Knight will be competing in this year’s RHL Weston Beach Race. Four-time champ Knighter is no stranger to the manic Weston-Super-Mare event, having competed there since 1999 when...

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  • Is this the world’s longest Buell?

    17 September 2010 by MCN

    Is this the world’s longest Buell?

    This remarkable creation started life as a 2003 Buell XB9S – the American-built roadster, famed for its fast steering and stumpy wheelbase. It has now changed somewhat, having been stretched by a...

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  • Spartan-V: the 1198-powered track car

    17 September 2010 by James Keen

    Spartan-V: the 1198-powered track car

    Some crafty Aussies are working on a new track car powered by a Ducati 1198S engine. The car - dubbed the Spartan-V - marries Ducati's 168bhp v-twin lump with a trellis frame and carbon...

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  • Video: Stunting a BMW S1000RR

    16 September 2010 by Dan Aspel

    Video: Stunting a BMW S1000RR

    Want to see someone stunt an S1000RR? Get past the bizarre intro [what the hell is an R1000S…?] and you’ll see some pretty tricksy riding.  

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  • The Island: 1980 IoM TT on DVD

    16 September 2010 by Marc Abbott

    The Island: 1980 IoM TT on DVD

    The Island – The Story of the 1980 Isle of Man TT has just been released on DVD. Watch TT greats like Charlie Williams, Mick Grant, Ron Haslam, Mick Boddice and Joey Dunlop do battle. Highlights...

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  • Box’s new Scottish helmet

    16 September 2010 by Marc Abbott

    Box’s new Scottish helmet

    A new “Saltire” graphic has been added to the Box helmet range, on the firm’s BZ‐1 model. Save cash on motorcycle helmets It costs £89.99 and comes with a nine-vent cooling system, removable liner,...

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  • New Fox adventure kit

    16 September 2010 by Marc Abbott

    New Fox adventure kit

    Fox have a ton of cool new off-road kit for 2011. Save cash on motorcycle clothing This breathable and waterproof 360 jacket with detachable sleeves is for when the going gets really hot, and there’s...

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  • Ryan Dungey replica kit

    16 September 2010 by Marc Abbott

    Ryan Dungey replica kit

    If dirt competition is your thing, check out this new head-to-toe Ryan Dungey Rockstar energy drink replica get-up from Fox. Save £££s on motorcycle products Created in honour of the 2010 AMA...

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  • New MotoGP book

    16 September 2010 by Marc Abbott

    New MotoGP book

    ‘MotoGP: The Illustrated History’ is one of the best books we’ve ever seen on the subject. Mike Scott fills us in on every era of premier class racing, and its personalities, technology and...

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  • The Island: video nostalgia

    16 September 2010 by Marc Abbott

    Duke Video's first road racing title was released 30 years ago. Here's a trailer for the re-release of the original story of the 1980 TT. To buy it, visit www.dukevideo.com.

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  • Oliver’s Mount Gold Cup 60th Anniversary

    15 September 2010 by Adam Child

    Oliver’s Mount Gold Cup 60th Anniversary

    The Auto 66 club have just released the long list of world class riders and historic bikes which will take part in the anniversary parade on the Sunday at  12:30 and 2:50pm during this weekends...

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  • Pitstop diner is best in Britain!

    15 September 2010 by MCN

    Pitstop diner is best in Britain!

    The Pitstop Diner, in Stockton, Teesside, is the UK’s best biking spot according to the thousands who voted in the Keep Britain Biking competition with Devitt. The café was nominated by Gary...

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  • Vote for Britain’s best special!

    15 September 2010 by MCN

    Vote for Britain’s best special!

    Thousands of you have been voting for your favourite bikes from the six categories in this year’s Britain’s Got Biking Talent competition with Carole Nash. Vote now! The six categories are Sports,...

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  • Ducati to release surf clothing line

    14 September 2010 by Dan Aspel

    Ducati to release surf clothing line

    Ducati are joining forces with surf fashionistas Bear to release a new range of activewear clothing. Dubbed the “Capsule Collection” the range will contain “surf and beachwear items with a distinctive...

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  • Essex mounts up for air ambulance charity

    14 September 2010 by Dan Aspel

    Essex mounts up for air ambulance charity

    Sunday’s 11th annual Essex Air Ambulance motorcycle run attracted 5000 bikers and raised a total of £36000, organisers have said. All bikers in attendance were automatically entered into a draw to win...

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  • New MCN September 15: 20 years of Triumph

    14 September 2010 by Liam Marsden

    New MCN September 15: 20 years of Triumph

    In this week's issue of MCN, on sale September 15, we celebrate 20 years of Triumph, with the motorcycles, the men and the moments that made Triumph. Plus we have new pictures of the Triumph...

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  • Bikes on TV: September 15-21

    14 September 2010 by Alison Silcox

    Bikes on TV: September 15-21

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

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