2014

Which of 2015's new litre sportsbikes is exciting you most?

Which of 2015's new litre sportsbikes is exciting you most?

2015 looks set to be a good year for fans of litre sportsbikes, with the Kawasaki H2 currently taking the headlines ahead of the BMW S1000RR, Yamaha R1 and Ducati 1299 Panigale.

Is Marc Marquez making MotoGP dull?

Is Marc Marquez making MotoGP dull?

Marc Marquez is already the 2014 MotoGP champion. In just his second season in the premier class the Honda rider has absolutely dominated. But has his brilliance made it all a little too predictable?

Rossi Gear up for Grabs

Rossi Gear up for Grabs

Valentino Rossi has joined forces withTW Steel to become a brand ambassador and to celebrate we've got a couple of great prizes up for grabs on winit.motorcyclenews.com. We've joined forces with TW...

Win a signed copy of Chris Scott’s new book

Win a signed copy of Chris Scott’s new book

Chris Scott, the legendary adventure traveller and author of the renowned ‘Adventure Motorcycling Handbook’, is offering MCN readers the chance to win a signed copy of his new book worth £27. Put your...

New MCN October 22: Race of the year

New MCN October 22: Race of the year

In this week's new look MCN paper, available in newsagents, on iPad and Android from October 22: - MotoGP madness: Rossi wins in Phillip Island - FREE Suzuki special - New Yamaha R3 - New Multistrada...

2015 BMW S1000RR launch today

2015 BMW S1000RR launch today

MCN Senior Road Tester Michael Neeves is at the launch of the 2015 BMW S1000RR at the Monteblanco circuit near Seville, Spain today. It’s the superbike’s biggest overhaul since the original version...

Sheene MCN Man of the Year trophies sell at Stafford

Sheene MCN Man of the Year trophies sell at Stafford

The MCN 'Man of the Year' trophies from 1976 and 1977 awarded to the late, great Barry Sheene were among the star auction lots sold at the weekend. The two awards were offered as a lot with a number...

Captain America sells for $1.35 million

Captain America sells for $1.35 million

The legendary ‘Captain America’ Harley-Davidson from the 1969 movie Easy Rider, thumped its way to a whopping $1,350,000 – that’s £ 836,337 to us – as part of Profiles in History’s Hollywood...

OSET to launch motocross bike

OSET to launch motocross bike

Ever since OSET launched its excellent range of electric-powered trial machines, the obvious question has been often voiced: when’s the motocross bike coming? Well, the answer is that you can see it...

New Yamaha R1 teaser video released

New Yamaha R1 teaser video released

Yamaha have released a second video teasing the upcoming R1 ahead of the bike's public unveiling on November 3. Again the video doesn't give much away, although we do get a clear shot of the...

Ducati reveals variable valve timing DVT system

Ducati reveals variable valve timing DVT system

Ducati has revealed technical details of a new variable valve system called Desmodromic Variable Timing (DVT) which will be fitted to the all-new Multistrada 1200 due for an official launch in two...

New MCN October 15: Second MotoGP crown for Marquez

New MCN October 15: Second MotoGP crown for Marquez

In this week's new look MCN paper, available in newsagents, on iPad and Android from October 15: - 14-page MotoGP special: Interviews, untold stories and unseen images of Marquez - New Triumph Tiger...

Video: Suzuki at INTERMOT 2014 | First Look

Video: Suzuki at INTERMOT 2014 | First Look

With the MCN team on the ground at INTERMOT for the unveiling of the first of a whole host of new machines for 2015, we had a quick look at some of the most exciting machines on offer.

Video: Kawasaki H2R at INTERMOT 2014 | First Look

Video: Kawasaki H2R at INTERMOT 2014 | First Look

With the MCN team on the ground at INTERMOT for the unveiling of the first of a whole host of new machines for 2015, we had a quick look at some of the most exciting machines on offer.

Video: Yamaha at INTERMOT 2014 | First Look

Video: Yamaha at INTERMOT 2014 | First Look

With the MCN team on the ground at INTERMOT for the unveiling of the first of a whole host of new machines for 2015, we had a quick look at some of the most exciting machines on offer.

Video: Ducati Scrambler at INTERMOT 2014 | First Look

Video: Ducati Scrambler at INTERMOT 2014 | First Look

With the MCN team on the ground at INTERMOT for the unveiling of the first of a whole host of new machines for 2015, we had a quick look at some of the most exciting machines on offer.

Video: BMW at INTERMOT 2014 | First Look

Video: BMW at INTERMOT 2014 | First Look

With the MCN team on the ground at INTERMOT for the unveiling of the first of a whole host of new machines for 2015, we had a quick look at some of the most exciting machines on offer.

Ferrari dismisses motorcycle rumours

 Ferrari dismisses motorcycle rumours

Ferrari have officially dismissed rumours they are planning a motorcycle after stories emerged about a patent lodged by the firm showing a V-twin motorcycle engine. Speculation and rumour emerged...

Poll: Kawasaki's 296bhp supercharged H2R is causing a storm – but are superchargers the future?

Poll: Kawasaki's 296bhp supercharged H2R is causing a storm – but are superchargers the future?

Kawasaki's 296bhp supercharged H2R is causing a storm – but are superchargers the future?

Poll: What do you think of the new GSX-S1000F?

Poll: What do you think of the new GSX-S1000F?

Suzuki have stormed back into the limelight with a raft of new bikes for 2015, but what do you think of the new GSX-S1000F?

New MCN October 8: Road-going Kawasaki H2

New MCN October 8: Road-going Kawasaki H2

In this week's MCN we award our famous No.1s to the best bikes, tyres and gear money can buy. The MCN Awards Best Bikes categories include Best Tourer, Best Naked, Cruiser, Adventure, Retro, All...

MV Agusta teases new model

MV Agusta teases new model

Italian firm MV Agusta is teasing what looks like a Dragster RR model which will be launched at the Milan motorcycle show in November. There’s not a lot to go on in the short video clip but what looks...

R1100S Boxer Cup and Mulhacen owners wanted

R1100S Boxer Cup and Mulhacen owners wanted

MCN is on the lookout for BMW R1100S Boxer Cup and Derbi Mulhacen owners for an upcoming feature in the paper. If you own either bike and would like to get involved, all we need is...

New Yamaha R1 teased?

New Yamaha R1 teased?

Yamaha have released a teaser video, which could show glimpses of the new R1. The video shows design sketches of the upcoming sportsbike with what appears to be a single-sided swingarm as well as...

New MCN October 1: Cologne Show new bike special

New MCN October 1: Cologne Show new bike special

In this week's new look MCN paper, available in newsagents, on iPad and Android from October 1: - 27 new bikes including the Kawasaki H2R and Ducati Scrambler - New BMW S1000RR, R1200R and R1200RS -...

Cologne Show: Yamaha release GEN01 concept

Cologne Show: Yamaha release GEN01 concept

There was one surprise from Yamaha today. Having written about the XJR1300 and MT-07 Moto Cage yesterday, we thought that we had seen everything that the Japanese manufacturer had to offer, but they...

Cologne Show: Honda release new VFR800X Crossrunner

Cologne Show: Honda release new VFR800X Crossrunner

Honda has revealed a heavily revised version of the VFR800X Crossrunner which gets more power and mid-range torque, new styling, traction control (HSTC), and longer travel suspension along with new...

Cologne Show: KTM Freeride E-SM and E-SX

Cologne Show: KTM Freeride E-SM and E-SX

• 21.4bhp electric supermoto • Legal for A1 licence holders aged 16 • Lightweight and punchy performance The Freeride E-SM is the road-legal version of the Freeride E-SX motocross bike...

Cologne Show: Suzuki GSX-R1000 ABS and other new Suzukis

Cologne Show: Suzuki GSX-R1000 ABS and other new Suzukis

• 999cc liquid-cooled inline-four • 182bhp / 86lbft • Now with ABS as standard Dreams of an all-new GSX-R1000 for 2015 will have to stay just that, with the only update for the flagship...

Official Kawasaki H2R reveal video

Official Kawasaki H2R reveal video

Kawasaki today announced their new, 296bhp creating 'hyperbike' at the INTERMOT show in Cologne. To say that the hype generated for this machine has been substantial would be an understatement;...

Cologne Show: New Triumph Bonnevilles

Cologne Show: New Triumph Bonnevilles

Bonneville Spirit edition • T100 based retro • Chopped mudguards • Minimalist black headlamp • £7499 Since 1959, when the Triumph Bonneville launched, riders have been customising...

Cologne Show: New Kawasaki Versys 650

Cologne Show: New Kawasaki Versys 650

• 649cc parallel twin • More peak power • 21 litre tank Also benefitting from a visit to the beauty parlour is the new Versys 650. Already rightly popular for being a great all-road...

Cologne Show: Refreshed Kawasaki Versys 1000

Cologne Show: Refreshed Kawasaki Versys 1000

• 1043cc inline-four • Redesigned bodywork • More touring ability Kawasaki’s Versys 1000 has always been a good bike, but it’s also always been uglier than a box of frogs pulling faces.

Cologne Show: All-new BMW R1200RS

Cologne Show: All-new BMW R1200RS

• 1170cc water-cooled boxer twin • 125bhp / 92lbft • Return of the famous RS name BMW’s rush to fill every single niche in motorcycling continues at a frantic pace with this new...

Cologne Show: Ducati Scrambler revealed

Cologne Show: Ducati Scrambler revealed

• 796cc air-cooled V-twin • 75bhp / 50.2lbft • Four versions • Full LCD dash • Custom-friendly After years of rumours, spy pictures, and multiple leaks – Ducati finally...

Cologne Show: Radical Kawasaki Ninja H2

Cologne Show: Radical Kawasaki Ninja H2

• 998cc supercharged inline-four • 296bhp / 115lbft (est) • 200mph+ capability • Trellis frame • Single-sided swingarm It’s been a long time coming, but there’s no doubt...