February

New KTM Super Duke 1290 spied

New KTM Super Duke 1290 spied

KTM's all-new 1290cc V-twin Super Duke has been spotted strapped onto a trailer in Tenerife as the prototype machine undergoes endurance testing before its launch later this year. It is clear from the...

Staff Bikes: Ducati Multistrada - What a year!

Staff Bikes: Ducati Multistrada - What a year!

That’s it. Time to send my Multistrada 1200S back. And I’ve never been sadder to see a bike go. It fits into my life perfectly and that’s saying something as I’ve owned, run and tested just about...

Staff bikes: MV Agusta Brutale - Life's more fun naked

Staff bikes: MV Agusta Brutale - Life's more fun naked

It's been an amazing year with a bike that managed to combine a muscular engine with fantastic styling and almost daily use, including commuting and lovely trips on some amazing British roads. The...

KTM Freeride 350 first ride

KTM Freeride 350 first ride

KTM is at it again - attempting to redefine the bikes we ride. The Freeride 350 is the latest example, featuring the Austrian off-road experts' latest 350EXC-F enduro engine set in a compact...

Husqvarna Baja concept set for production

Husqvarna Baja concept set for production

Husqvarna has shown this Baja concept bike which is almost certainly tipped for production within the next year - much like the similar Moab concept bike shown last November. The Baja uses the 650cc...

Carole Nash MCN Motorcycle Show is go!

Carole Nash MCN Motorcycle Show is go!

The Carole Nash MCN Motorcycle Show has kicked off in Excel, London this morning with thousands of visitors flocking to see the hottest new bikes of 2012, watch British racing legends go head-to-head...

Triumph Speed Triple R: The harder you ride, the better it gets

Triumph Speed Triple R: The harder you ride, the better it gets

Triumph has added a dynamic new dimension to the hugely popular Speed Triple by giving it the 'R' treatment. For an extra £2500 over the standard version (£8799), which was released (and heavily...

New Harley-Davidson 72 and Softail Slim unveiled

New Harley-Davidson 72 and Softail Slim unveiled

Say hello to Harley-Davidson’s brand new ‘Seventy-Two’ and Softail Slim – its two major new model releases for 2012. The XL1200V Seventy Two is based on the 1200 Sportster and inspired by the...

Tribute tattoo

Tribute tattoo

This is my tribute to two supermen of MotoGP. One will sadly be missed - let's hope 2012 will be a good season. Many thanks to the lads at Skin Deep, Bristol.

Mismatched tyres ‘could have caused fatal smash’

Mismatched tyres ‘could have caused fatal smash’

A motorist who span across the road killing a biker could not be tried for careless driving because her tyres were mismatched, according to the Crown Prosecution Service.  The CPS says there was...

Get On at the Carole Nash MCN Motorcycle Show

Get On at the Carole Nash MCN Motorcycle Show

If you're heading to the Carole Nash MCN Motorcycle Show this weekend with a non-biking mate, then be sure to stop by the Get On stand and get your friend some free coaching. The aim of the Get On...

Ian Hutchinson feared to have broken leg again

Ian Hutchinson feared to have broken leg again

UPDATE 09:56am, 02/02/2012: It has been confirmed that Hutchinson has indeed broken his leg – both his tibia and fibula have been fractured and the damaged left leg has been externally fixated (ie put...