November

You ask/you answer: What tyres should I use for a 4000-mile tour?

You ask/you answer: What tyres should I use for a 4000-mile tour?

"I'm planning a 4,000 mile touring holiday for next summer as a 'goodbye' to my old Pan European, before I trade it in for the new Triumph Trophy. "I'm not sure what tyres to use, and what other kit I...

Poll: Are you bothered by your bike's fuel consumption figures?

Poll: Are you bothered by your bike's fuel consumption figures?

Is MPG important to you and do you ride accordingly, or do you only pay attention to your fuel when the light comes on? pollcomment

Poll: £500 is best spent on...

Poll: £500 is best spent on...

You've got £500 to spend on anything bike related... There's a lot you could do with £500, so what do you go for? pollcomment

New MCN November 7: Triumph Street Triple R first ride

New MCN November 7: Triumph Street Triple R first ride

In this week's MCN, out November 7, we exclusively test the new Triumph Street Triple R at its launch in Spain. We take a high tech tourer on the road and track to see if it can beat a full-on 80s...

Nov 7: Bikes on TV

Nov 7: Bikes on TV

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

Bike Magazine now on the iPad!

Bike Magazine now on the iPad!

MCN's sister title Bike magazine has just launched its own iPad app on Apple's News Stand. The app features all of the features, road tests and regulars you'll find in the print version of the...

Winter blues

I'm going to be riding through winter again this year but my thermal/Gortex/Kevlar gloves don't seem to keep much of the cold out. So which keep your hands warmer - heated grips or heated gloves? Your answers will seriously decide what my wife gets me for Christmas.

Great day for NABB

Great day for NABB

The Nationwide Association of Blood Bikes is £200 better off thanks to Wiltshire Honda Owners Club. HOC members organised a charity day at Blade Motorcycles in Swindon and held a raffle in aid of the...

SORNing bikes for winter could void insurance

SORNing bikes for winter could void insurance

Motorcyclists storing their bike for winter could be unwittingly invalidating their insurance if they declare it off road to the DVLA. MCN reader Alan Charlton, 64, was told his underwriter would no...

Viewers wrongly told ‘running off on bends’ is most common bike crash as BBC muddles data

Viewers wrongly told ‘running off on bends’ is most common bike crash as BBC muddles data

A BBC road safety documentary wrongly claimed ‘running off on bends’ was the most common motorcycle accident, based on an apparent misunderstanding of data. BBC2’s How Safe Are Britain’s Roads?...

MV Brutale 800 announced

MV Brutale 800 announced

This is the brand new MV Agusta Brutale 800 – a new three-cylinder roadster based on the Brutale 675, fitting between it and the bigger, four-cylinder 1090 Brutales and set to challenge the likes of...

Destination dealer: Dick Lovett Motorrad

Destination dealer: Dick Lovett Motorrad

ADVERTISING PROMOTION Dick Lovett Motorcycles have opened a new BMW and Husqvarna dealership in Bristol. The showroom, the first in the UK to feature BMW's latest interior showrrom concept, is located...

New Suzuki Inazuma 250 shown off

Suzuki have released a promo video for their new Inazuma 250 prior to it's official unveiling at Motorcycle Live later in the month. The 250 commuter, let to rival Honda's CBR250 and Kawasaki's 300 ninja, will be built in China, allowing a competitive on the road price of only £3499. Expect performance of around 24bhp and an economic 85 miles to the gallon.  

NY biking post Hurricane Sandy

NY biking post Hurricane Sandy

In a city seemingly dominated by hipsters on Triumphs, city boys on Ducati's or BMW's and a handful of fairly loony, LED lit sportsbikes, the biker is still an outsider here in New York. It is in no...

EXCLUSIVE Crutchlow Sidi race boots for only £299.95

EXCLUSIVE Crutchlow Sidi race boots for only £299.95

MCNshop.com is proud to announce a very special limited run of Sidi Votrice Cal Crutchlow replica boots for just one month for only £299.95 The boots will be custom made and hand finished by the same...

New Triumph Street Triple R ridden

New Triumph Street Triple R ridden

Triumph’s new 2013 Street Triple R is currently being put through its paces in southern Spain by MCN Senior Road Tester Michael Neeves. Here are his first impressions.: “The big news is Triumph have...

TT to feature on Al Jazeera Documentary

TT to feature on Al Jazeera Documentary

The TT will feature in a documentary tonight on Middle Eastern news station Al Jazeera. The program, called 'The Isle of Man TT: A Most Dangerous Addiction' is part of the new Correspondant series on...