September

Careless driving penalties plummeted with speed camera rollout

Careless driving penalties plummeted with speed camera rollout

The number of motorists caught driving carelessly plummeted as speed camera use exploded, a report released by the Government has revealed. Penalty points issued to speeders rose by 88% between 1997...

Motrax KwikCam in action

Motrax KwikCam in action

Motrax's new KwikCam digital video camera can record up to two hours of footage, is compatible with PC and Mac, and for £59.99 does a pretty good job, as you can see from this video.   

Fantasy Road Race finale

Fantasy Road Race finale

THE 2010 road racing season is reaching an exciting climax and those last-minute decisions could be the difference between elation and ecstasy or disaster and despair.  Go to:...

Get MCN for just £1 an issue

Get MCN for just £1 an issue

Did you know that if you subscribe to MCN you'll save up to £52 a year? Subscribe today and get 13 issues of MCN delivered to your door for just £13 - just £1 an issue. Subscribe now Every week MCN...

2011 models in Harley dealerships next week

2011 models in Harley dealerships next week

Harley’s upgraded Touring bikes and the brand new SuperLow™ will be on display in the company’s showrooms for an Open House event on the weekend of 1-3 October. 2011 Harley 883 SuperLow first ride...

MINI Scooter E Concept wows media

MINI Scooter E Concept wows media

The non-motorcycling press are lavishing attention on MINI’s new electric scooter concept, revealed in London yesterday. Read scooter reviews Designed to “meet the needs of the young urban...

54-year-old race action now on DVD!

54-year-old race action now on DVD!

Duke Video have just released ‘Motor Cycle Sport 1956’, and it’s packed with rare action footage from the motocross, trials and road racing championships of more than five decades ago.  The DVD...

Bluetooth-ready Vespa helmet

Bluetooth-ready Vespa helmet

Vespa's updated Copter helmet is now available in bronze/white to match the firm's latest GTS125 and 250cc scooters, and is also ready to accept the new IDIPHONE Bluetooth communication system. ...

Win Oulton Park BSB tickets with Worx

Win Oulton Park BSB tickets with Worx

Worx Professional power-tools is giving away 1,000 tickets to cheer on title contender Tommy Hill and the Worx Crescent Suzuki team at the final round of the British Superbike Championship at Oulton...

Kawasaki GTR1400 panniers: A problem!

Owners of the Kawasaki GTR1400 be warned - there is a design flaw regarding the panniers. Whilst surfing the internet by pure chance I came across an article in ZX forums regarding the removal of the side cases without the key. Also a video link accompanied the article showing how its done. I sent the video link (http://yfrog.com/9ggtr1400z)to my Kawasaki dealer. He at first disbelieved what...

Lovely Jubbly

Lovely Jubbly

On holiday with my family in Protarus, Cyprus outside Del Boy's Bar

News of the World links drink driving with road race death

News of the World links drink driving with road race death

A News of the World article following the death of Victor Gilmore, 43, during the Killalane road races in southern Ireland has sparked fury within the road race community. The article, printed last...

Red Torpedo's half-price sale!

Red Torpedo's half-price sale!

Cool biking label Red Torpedo is having a 50% off sale on its website. The firm's comfy undies are £6 a pop, and many T-shirts are now just £10, long-sleeved tops are just £11 or £12. You can even...

New voice-operated satnav has no screen!

New voice-operated satnav has no screen!

The Kapten Rider is a new voice-driven motorcycle satnav. The makers claim of the screenless device that it's discreet and small enough to fit in your pocket, and that it responds to a vocabulary of...

New Triumph Thunderbird paint scheme

New Triumph Thunderbird paint scheme

Evel Knievel fans are in for a treat with this 2011 Triumph Thunderbird paint scheme. Triumph Thunderbird review Revealed in the factory tour portion of last Saturday’s Triumph Live event, the design...

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.   Read more modern classics news and...

New Lightech chain tensioner

New Lightech chain tensioner

This new chain tensioner from Italian firm Lightech allows for millimetric adjustments, is made from high-grade aluminium and comes in black, indigo, gold and red). They're available for a wide range...

Euro MoT threat

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...

Video: Onboard a Ducati 848 Evo

Video: Onboard a Ducati 848 Evo

In this week's MCN we take the new Ducati 848 Evo to the insanely fast Siracusa track to test it against it's supersports competition - namely the Yamaha R6 and Daytona 675. Full video test: 848 Evo...

Video review: Ducati 848 Evo v Yamaha R6 v Triumph 675

Video review: Ducati 848 Evo v Yamaha R6 v Triumph 675

Ducati's new 848 Evo has taken the supersports category to new heights. But can the 140bhp twin match the amazing Triumph 675 triple or Yamaha's screaming four-cylinder R6?   Video:...

Britain's Got Biking Talent: seven days to vote!

Britain's Got Biking Talent: seven days to vote!

There are only seven days left to vote for your favourite bike in this year¹s Britain¹s Got Biking Talent competition with Carole Nash. Thousands of you have already voted on...

Suzuki sketch confirms new GSX-R600 and 750 styling

Suzuki sketch confirms new GSX-R600 and 750 styling

Leaked drawings of the new look 2011 Suzuki GSX-R600 and GSX-R750 were revealed in MCN at the start of August and these official Suzuki illustrations prove they were genuine – they’re all but...

Official sketch of the new Suzuki GSR750

Official sketch of the new Suzuki GSR750

Suzuki has released a single official illustration of the new GSR750 ­ a stylish naked middleweight that will be seen in finished form in just three weeks. Suzuki are remaining tight-lipped about...

Brigadier Biker given a Triumph Sprint GT

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...

Stunt ride up for grabs

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...

R&G's rear shock protector

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...

New Weise Explorer adventure jacket

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...

Electric car takes on electric bike at Thruxton

Electric car takes on electric bike at Thruxton

Electric car raced electric superbike last week, as Citroën’s Survolt concept and a Mavizen TTX02 went head-to-head at Thruxton. TTX GP leader Jenny Tinmouth was on two wheels, Le Mans driver Vanina...

New in MCN: 48-page buying, owning & riding guide

New in MCN: 48-page buying, owning & riding guide

Starting in this week's MCN, on sale September 22, there's a new 48-page section dedicated to buying, owning and riding new and used bikes.  Find a used bike for sale The new section is packed...

New MCN Sept 22: Suzuki's new GSR750!

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...

S1000RR goes for the record on Salt at Bonneville

BMW S1000RR goes for the land speed record for the 1000cc Production class at this year's BUB Speed Trials at the famed Bonneville Salt Flats. This video is shot in stunning cinema grade HD, watch in 720P and full screen for best results.

Video: Moto Guzzi V7 Racer in action

Video: Moto Guzzi V7 Racer in action

Moto Guzzi have produced this official promo video for their chrome-clad V7 Racer. Moto Guzzi V7 Racer unveiled Watch the clip for a glimpse at the development process behind the new bike...

How speed camera backers make cash from speed cameras

How speed camera backers make cash from speed cameras

Organisations campaigning to save speed cameras receive income generated by the devices, MCN can reveal. The Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety, Road Safety GB and the AA issued a...

Silverstone needs you, or you or you…

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.

MV Agusta F3 official pictures

MV Agusta F3 official pictures

Newly resurgent Italian manufacturer MV Agusta has officially shown what looks like a completely finished version of the new 675cc three-cylinder F3 sportsbike. Find an MV Agusta for sale This is the...

Destination Dealer: BMW Motorrad Park Lane

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...