September

Foggy caught napping!

Foggy caught napping!

The greatest on two wheels, Foggy, catching up on some sleep between races at Croft BSB! Don't think he was too chuffed I snapped him asleep!

Ace Café Burn Up swamps Brighton

Ace Café Burn Up swamps Brighton

This is the scene in Brighton yesterday when almost 20,000 bikers joined the Ace Café annual run to the coast.   The weather was kind with blue skies all day for the  traditional...

Misano MotoGP

Misano MotoGP

I visited San Marino while I was at the Misano MotoGP and came across a display of MotoGP bikes being opened by the riders. I met Colin Edwards - top bloke!

Triumph Adventure 1200: Triumph's big adventure

Triumph Adventure 1200: Triumph's big adventure

With the new Triumph Tiger 800 and Triumph Adventure 1200 set to be released soon, we thought we'd take a look at how Triumph got serious about the dual sports sector. Triumph Tiger 900...

Gallery: 2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R

Gallery: 2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R

Last week Kawasaki unveiled the 2011 ZX-10R in World superbike trim with claims that it would out-grunt the BMW S1000RR and that the road bike will feature MotoGP-derived electronics. Putting aside...

Bottpower aim for Moto2 glory with Bott M210

Bottpower aim for Moto2 glory with Bott M210

Despite the orange frame and funky styling, this is not the latest offering from Austrian firm KTM. This is the Bott M210, which has been designed by Spanish firm Bottpower to compete in Moto2...

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...

Europe waiting on new Kawasaki Z750

Europe waiting on new Kawasaki Z750

European bike magazines are fizzing over the impending release of a Kawasaki Z750R. Rightfully so – it’s a top seller in France and Italy. But Brit riders hoping for a Japanese rival to the Triumph...

Helmet-less theft suspect killed

Helmet-less theft suspect killed

A suspected thief who police refused to pursue because he was not wearing a helmet has been killed in a crash. Bobby Carl Hodgkins was suspected of being one of three helmet-less thieves who escaped...

North Wales Police appeals for calm

North Wales Police appeals for calm

North Wales Police is appealing for motorcyclists to ride responsibly after two were clocked at over 140mph. The pair were among several riders caught at over 100mph in August, according to the...

Cycle group’s ‘misleading’ bus lanes claims

Cycle group’s ‘misleading’ bus lanes claims

A cycle group has been accused of misleading the public with false claims about the safety of motorcycles in bus lanes. A study found the cyclist collision rate fell where they shared bus lanes with...

Isle of Man 2010 on Blu-Ray

Check out the fantastic slow-motion footage of Guy Martin, John McGuinness and other greats of roads racing in this trailer for Duke Video's Isle of Man TT 2010 Review DVD. Well worth two minutes and 34 seconds of anyone's lunchbreak. To buy the DVD or Blu-Ray version, visit www.dukevideo.com.

New K-Maxx 28mm carbon bars

New K-Maxx 28mm carbon bars

These new tapered bars are aluminum with a carbon-fibre sheath. Save cash on motorcycle products They're 780mm wide, 75mm high and angled by 16 degrees. The central diameter is 28.6mm, which tapers...

New 32mm 'Fatty' bars from K-Maxx

New 32mm 'Fatty' bars from K-Maxx

These tapered aluminum handlebars are claimed to replace most naked bike bars, with brake line and cables remaining largely unchanged. Save £££s on motorcycle products They're 780mm wide, have a...

MV Agusta launches ‘virtual’ museum

MV Agusta launches ‘virtual’ museum

Iconic Italian manufacturer MV Agusta has just added a ‘virtual museum’ to its website. The site includes pictures and specifications for all of its most historic road bikes from the ‘40s, ‘50s,...

Velocette Motorcycles: MSS to Thruxton

Velocette Motorcycles: MSS to Thruxton

New from Veloce Publishing is this third edition of the definitive work on Velocette, redesigned, updated and now in large format hardback. It's a comprehensive record and technical analysis of...

KTM slashes prices by up to £2000 in new offer

KTM slashes prices by up to £2000 in new offer

KTM is chopping up to £2000 off the list price of selected 2010 models for a limited time as it takes off the VAT. KTM says: “KTM UK would like to announce a fantastic promotion on selected models...

Legal advice: Choose your own solicitor

Legal advice: Choose your own solicitor

If you’ve been unlucky enough to be in an accident, but you have got legal cover, it makes life easier to have your legal expenses paid when you claim against the other party. Your insurance company...

New Spada kit used by the Red Arrows

New Spada kit used by the Red Arrows

Spada has released a new waterproof textile jacket and trousers for the Autumn season which will be thoroughly tested by the Red Arrows on an upcoming 1000-mile charity ride across the length of the...

Triumph Tiger 800 spotted in high-speed track tests

Triumph Tiger 800 spotted in high-speed track tests

These new pictures show Triumph’s new Tiger 800 taking part in final high-speed track tests weeks before the bike is officially launched. The bike was circulating the Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground in...

Britain's Got Biking Talent: Vote for your best special

Britain's Got Biking Talent: Vote for your best special

Britain's Got Biking Talent with Carole Nash is in its final stages. Our expert juges have whittled the entries down to their top 60 and now it's your chance to vote. Go to...

Buell 1190RS will be seen on September 14

Buell 1190RS will be seen on September 14

Innovator Erik Buell will show off his new road-specification 1190RS superbike in some kind of teaser music video on September 14 as part of a video by ex-Queensryche band member Michael Wilton. We’re...

Destination Dealer: Fraser's of Gloucester

Destination Dealer: Fraser's of Gloucester

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 visit - whether its for a...

‘Unbreakable’ Bonnie wheels

‘Unbreakable’ Bonnie wheels

These replacement wheels for Hinckley Triumph Bonnevilles sport Talon hubs, fit straight on to the bike without modification and are guaranteed against spoke breakage. Save £££s on motorcycle...

New Draggin Jeans Oilskins

New Draggin Jeans Oilskins

Oilskins from Draggin Jeans combine water-resistant fabric with a highly abrasion-resistant Kevlar lining. Save cash on motorcycle jeans They're made from a fabric called 'Fortress' ­ a...

Yamaha presents James Toseland signature guitar

Yamaha presents James Toseland signature guitar

Yamaha has commissioned a limited run of James Toseland-replica guitars from its musical instrument division. Five of the 52-branded RGX-A2 JT electric guitars will be made, one for JT and the other...

Video: Padgett's 125 GP bike on the road

Video: Padgett's 125 GP bike on the road

With two-strokes soon to be removed from MotoGP racing, MCN tested a £25,000, 150mph 125GP bike from Padgett's on the road!

World exclusive: Triumph's new 1200

World exclusive: Triumph's new 1200

Hot on the heels of its soon-to-be revealed Tiger 800 and 800XC models, Triumph is launching an all-new adventure bike targeted head-on at the best-selling motorcycle in Britain - BMW's...

BMW GS 1200 Off-Ride

BMW GS 1200 Off-Ride

BMW GS 1200 Off-Ride Prototype Developed and manufactured by Fabio Marcaccini Styled by Oberdan Bezzi True TOTAL SPORTS bike

European bike week kicks off in Austria

European bike week kicks off in Austria

Over 100,000 people will roll up to shores of Lake Faak in Austria this week as the 12th annual European bike week gets underway. A Harley Davidson Europe run event, bike week attracts top Harley...

Espace to the 'Ring

Espace to the 'Ring

We thought we would send some photos of our trip to the Nurburgring last weekend. Six of us travelled from Wales to Germany in a Renault Espace. As you can see from the photos we decorated the...

Marshals may face manslaughter charges over Shoya Tomizawa death

Marshals may face manslaughter charges over Shoya Tomizawa death

Rimini prosecutor Paolo Giovagnoli has opened an investigation into the death of Japanese Moto2 rider Shoya Tomizawa which could see marshalls who dealt with the dying rider facing manslaughter...

Josh Brookes and Haemochromatosis

Josh Brookes and Haemochromatosis

Sad to hear that Josh Brookes has been diagnosed with Haemochromatosis, a rare blood disorder, which actually means too much Iron in the blood, luckily it has been diagnosed early enough to be...

New MCN September 8: Top secret story!

New MCN September 8: Top secret story!

In this week's issue of MCN, on sale September 8, we have a top secret story which cannot be revealed! Kawasaki unveil the 2011 ZX-10R with MotoGP-derived electronics, and claim it will out-grunt...

AA warning over speed cameras

AA warning over speed cameras

Scrapping speed cameras will risk lives, according to the AA. Cameras have already been switched off in Oxfordshire and Wiltshire and more areas are likely to follow due to government funding cuts.

Win tickets to BSB at Croft

Win tickets to BSB at Croft

MCN has teamed up with the official British Superbike vehicle suppliers Nissan to give away a pair of weekend tickets for the next round of BSB at Croft this weekend. Answer our simple question and...