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Bike News (July 2013)

  • More items added to Kevin's Last Lap auction

    31 July 2013 by Liam Marsden

    More items added to Kevin's Last Lap auction

    More items have been added to Kevin's Last Lap auction in aid of the Kevin Ash Fund (set up for his daughters’ education), including a signed Carl Fogarty replica helmet and Sandro Cortese's Moto3...

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  • RoundHouse Challenge

    31 July 2013 by Bob and Shirley Dowding

    RoundHouse Challenge

    When Lucas Munro was just 18 months old he was diagnosed with a 4-inch tumour in his chest. The mass was such that his heart was pushed over to the wrong side of his body, his windpipe was deviated,...

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  • New MCN July 31: RCV road bike new details

    30 July 2013 by Liam Marsden

    New MCN July 31: RCV road bike new details

    In this week's MCN: MCN has new details on Honda's road-going MotoGP missile, which is expected to be unveiled in just a few months. PLUS: The search for 2013's best sports bike: MV Agusta F3 800 vs...

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  • A good weekend in Norfolk

    30 July 2013 by Olly Button

    A good weekend in Norfolk

    We went camping in the sun at a bike rally in Fakenham, Norfolk. We were riding a Triumph America and Daytona. Most of the weekend was spent riding the beautiful north Norfolk coast roads, the rest of...

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  • Me and my R6

    26 July 2013 by vfrchic

    Me and my R6

    I've always wanted to have some professional photos taken of myself with my bike so I took my bike to a local studio called Cedar Lodge. Rode it in and had a great afternoon. I think...

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  • Round Britain charity ride calls for riders

    26 July 2013 by Andy Downes

     Round Britain charity ride calls for riders

    A motorcyclist riding 4000 miles around the British coastline to raise cash for charity is calling for support from other riders as he makes his way around the country. Paul Newman from Cambridge...

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  • Silverstone trackdays with racing champions

    26 July 2013 by Andy Downes

    Silverstone trackdays with racing champions

    World and British Superbike champions along with current star riders are lined up to help out at a series of trackdays at Silverstone as instructors with every level of rider catered for. Double...

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  • MCN are looking for owners of 125cc machines

    26 July 2013 by MCN Staff

    MCN are looking for owners of 125cc machines

    MCN are looking for owners of 125cc machines, specifically anyone with a: Yamaha YZF-R125 Aprilia RS4 (the 125, not the RSV4!) and the Honda CBR125R We'll be using the information to help with our...

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  • New MCN July 24: New Ducati Scrambler

    23 July 2013 by Liam Marsden

    New MCN July 24: New Ducati Scrambler

    In this week's MCN: Ducati look set to relaunch the classic Scrambler model with an all-new Scrambler using the air-cooled 796cc engine from the Monster 796.  PLUS: Remembering Steve Hislop...

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  • MCN Built In Britain: Show off your bike!

    22 July 2013 by MCN Staff

    The hunt is on for the finest bikes in the country as entries roll in for the 2013 Built in Britain competition Entries have been flooding in for the 2013 Built in Britain competition – an annual event launched by Carole Nash and MCN to find the nation’s most talented bike builder. Entry cut off is August 9, so don’t miss out – go online now, and register your project. Visit...

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  • Goodwood Festival of Speed

    21 July 2013 by CJMPhoto

    Goodwood Festival of Speed

    It doesn't seem a week ago that the Goodwood Festival of Speed was drawing to a close. After three days of varied activity, with riders from across the globe and sectors. I am always pleased to see...

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  • The Great Escape 50th anniversary

    21 July 2013 by Dr.Christian Riml

    The Great Escape 50th anniversary

    I'd like to inform your readers about the new book by Helma Tuerk concerning the 50 years anniversary of the release of McQueen's film "The Great Escape" containing original private photos...

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  • Kevin's Last Lap

    19 July 2013 by MCN Staff

    Kevin's Last Lap

    Kevin Ash was first and foremost a family man who adored his three daughters and wife, but he also happened to have a job he loved, as a motorcycle journalist. Having written for MCN for twenty years...

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  • Triumph supports Thankful Villages Run

    19 July 2013 by Hannah Rundle

    Triumph supports Thankful Villages Run

    Triumph is encouraging riders to join the Thankful Villages Run, a nine-day charity ride over 2500 miles to all 51 UK villages that were fortunate enough to have all their soldiers return home alive...

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  • Aprilia Tuono owners needed

    19 July 2013 by MCN

    Aprilia Tuono owners needed

    MCN are looking for owners of all three models of the Aprilia Tuono. If you own an original Tuono, the twin-pipe second generation or the latest V4 Tuono then get in touch using the information...

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  • MCN Fantasy Road Race hots up

    17 July 2013 by MCN

    MCN Fantasy Road Race hots up

    MCN’s Fantasy Road Race competition run in association with RAC Insurance is in full swing with competition for the coveted star price of a new Honda CB500X, CB500F or CBR500R hotting up. With the...

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  • Goodwood greats

    16 July 2013 by James Hagon

    Goodwood greats

    This was my second trip to Goodwood, along with my car-loving mates, and this time I was determined to see more of the bikes. Boy oh boy was I in for a treat! Standing amongst the mouth-watering array...

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  • New MCN July 17: Game Changers

    16 July 2013 by MCN

    New MCN July 17: Game Changers

    In this week's MCN: Sports Bike Special 12 pages packed with bikes that defined a generation! Featuring: 1998 YZF-R1, 2001 GSX-R1000 K1, 2004 ZX-10R, 2005 GSX-R K5, 2008 Fireblade, 2009 R1, 2010...

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  • July 17 Bikes on the Box

    16 July 2013 by Alison Silcox

    KEY TO CHANNELS.   DRT - Discovery Real Time   DSC - Discovery Channel   DHD - Discovery Channel HD   EXS - Extreme Sports Channel  EUR1 (2, HD) - Eurosport 1 (2, HD)  MOT - Motors TV   CH4 - Channel 4    CH5 - Channel Five BBC       BBCi – BBC Interactive ESPN – ESPN Classic...

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  • Goodwood Festival of Speed Gallery

    15 July 2013 by MCN

    Goodwood Festival of Speed Gallery

    With the Goodwood Festival of Speed now one of the biggest motorsports events in the UK calendar, MCN has a full team there all weekend. Check out some of the things they saw, people they met, and...

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  • Bike Chooser: Mini adventure bikes

    14 July 2013 by MCN

    Bike Chooser: Mini adventure bikes

    Honda Varadero XL125 Honda’s baby adventure bike has been busily going about its business since 2001 and is something of an unsung hero of the 125 class. Looking like a mini version of the Varadero...

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  • Used buying guide: BMW GS

    12 July 2013 by Jon Urry

    Used buying guide: BMW GS

    What can be said about BMW’s legendary GS that hasn’t already been extensively documented? As well as being the longest running model in modern motorcycling, the GS has formed the backbone of BMW...

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  • TT analysis: Spot the difference

    12 July 2013 by Adam Child

    TT analysis: Spot the difference

    Quattro Bournemouth Kawasaki man James Hillier is one of the exciting next generation of TT riders. He has a TT win under his belt and has joined the elite 131mph average club, just missing out on a...

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  • Staff Blog: Hyperstrada on tour video

    11 July 2013 by Michael Neeves

    Staff Blog: Hyperstrada on tour video

    In his third video update, Senior Road Tester Michael Neeves takes his Ducati Hyperstrada long term test bike on a trip to Portugal, covering 3600-miles in eight days. See how he got on with the bike...

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  • Circuit of Wales get initial go ahead

    10 July 2013 by Michael Guy

    Circuit of Wales get initial go ahead

    The circuit of Wales has received outline planning permission from Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council following a council meeting today. The project team will now commence work on the detailed...

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  • 10% off Maxxis tyres for MCN readers

    10 July 2013 by MCN

    10% off Maxxis tyres for MCN readers

    Looking to get new tyres? Then look no further! 2WheelJunkie have the UK’s largest range of Maxxis tyres from commuting to sport and they're offering MCN readers an exclusive 10% discount on all tyres...

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