2014

James May's Honda collection at MCN London Show

James May's Honda collection at MCN London Show

He may be better known for his four-wheel exploits on Top Gear, or championing childhood toys of the past in his current series Toy Stories, but James May's true passion is for two wheels, especially...

Get the most from the Adventure Zone at the MCN London Show

Get the most from the Adventure Zone at the MCN London Show

This year’s Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show has four top notch zones to explore, one of which is the Adventure Zone. You’ll find everything you need for your next adventure, whether it’s a trip...

Thousands of BMWs need fuel fix

Thousands of BMWs need fuel fix

BMW GB will be writing to a wide range of owners of thousands of BMW motorcycles to inform them of a fix to potential cracks in fuel pump flanges which can cause fuel leaks. BMW is anxious to point...

New ‘Champions Choice’ Kawasaki finance

New ‘Champions Choice’ Kawasaki finance

Kawasaki is offering a new finance offer called ‘Champions Choices’ which covers 24 models on 0% finance and deposits as low as £99 on many models. Part of the offer covers the entire Ninja range...

Yamaha XT660 engined bikes: Owners needed!

Yamaha XT660 engined bikes: Owners needed!

MCN is on the hunt for owners of bikes that utilise the Yamaha XT660 single cylinder engine. Specifically we're looking for current owners of the Yamaha XT660/XT660X/XT660Z Tenere, Yamaha...

Will Michael Dunlop and a factory BMW be competitive at the TT?

Will Michael Dunlop and a factory BMW be competitive at the TT?

As revealed in today's MCN, sources suggest that seven-time TT winner Michael Dunlop could be on the cusp of signing a deal that would see him return to the TT in 2014 on a full factory BMW...

Win an OptiMate TS120 battery and charging system tester worth £29.99

Win an OptiMate TS120 battery and charging system tester worth £29.99

We’ve teamed up with leading battery charger company OptiMate to give you a chance of winning one of five OptiMate TS120 battery and charging system testers worth £30 each. The battery tester is a...

Europe's top custom bikes to debut at London show

Europe's top custom bikes to debut at London show

Europe's premier bike builders will be descending on London in February as the London Custom Building Championships get underway at the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show. Fifty of the very best...

New MCN January 8: Super Duke shootout

New MCN January 8: Super Duke shootout

In this week's MCN paper, available in newsagents, on iPad and Android from January 8: Super Duke shootout: The new KTM takes on the Aprilia Tuono V4R and Triumph Speed Triple 1050 Royal Enfield:...

A night with Stavros

A night with Stavros

Steve Parrish raced at the highest level of motorcycle racing, becoming British Champion in 1976 and 5th in the 1977 500cc World Championship, as team mate to that year’s champion, Barry Sheene. He...

60mph M1 limit proposed

60mph M1 limit proposed

A proposed 60mph limit over 32-miles of the M1 motorway to cut air pollution could see the lower limit enforced for ‘several years’ if enacted. The Highways Agency has just launched a new...

J&S buys 12 Hein Gericke stores

J&S buys 12 Hein Gericke stores

J&S accessories has bought 12 of the 16 Hein Gericke stores affected by the recent return to administration of the German-owned firm and they will all be relaunched as J&S stores later in...

Video: Inside KTM's factory Dakar workshop

Video: Inside KTM's factory Dakar workshop

Just hours before KTM's bikes and trucks began their long journey to Argentina for the 2014 Dakar, MCN were given an exclusive insight into the teams workshop where we got up close and personal with...

Which incarnation of the iconic 916 is your favourite?

Which incarnation of the iconic 916 is your favourite?

It's 20 years since Ducati launched the 916 – to which MCN pays homage in this week's issue with a 23-page special feature – but which incarnation of the icon is your favourite?  

Save Brighton Speed Trials campaign launched

Save Brighton Speed Trials campaign launched

A campaign has been launched to save Brighton’s historic seafront Speed Trials following the decision of the city council to axe the event after 108 years. Brighton and Hove City Council is planning...