March

Shaw Harley-Davidson builds B-Rocket watchmaker tribute bike

Shaw Harley-Davidson builds B-Rocket watchmaker tribute bike

British Harley-Davidson dealer and leading customiser Shaw unveiled this stunning B-Rocket at the Baselworld Jewellery and Watch show in Switzerland but it has taken months of work to finish. The...

McGuinness looking forward to MCNLive this weekend!

McGuinness looking forward to MCNLive this weekend!

Despite breaking his wrist two weeks ago in what he describes as one of the biggest crashes of his career. TT legend John McGuinness says he can’t wait to get to MCNLive! at Butlins Skegness and meet...

Win top prizes with MCN

Win top prizes with MCN

MCN’s new giveaways site is now live, giving you the chance to win 16 top prizes to improve your motorcycling life. The new site makes it easier than ever to enter, as there’s not even a question to...

MCN at new Ducati Diavel launch today

MCN at new Ducati Diavel launch today

MCN is at the world launch of the second-generation Ducati Diavel in the south of France today.   Senior Road Tester Michael Neeves will be riding the revised sports cruiser, which features...

MCN's Chad confirms TT campaign

MCN's Chad confirms TT campaign

Adam 'Chad' Child, MCN's senior road tester Adam 'Chad' Child, will again be representing the magazine as he takes on the demanding 37 ¾ mile mountain course for the third year in a row at the 2014...

Ducati Panigale stolen in London tracked down in Lithuania

Ducati Panigale stolen in London tracked down in Lithuania

A Ducati 899 Panigale stolen in London was recovered more than 1000 miles away in Lithuania recently - just 36 hours after going missing - thanks to the tracking unit hidden on the bike. The recovery...

The turbo that started it all

The turbo that started it all

As Kawasaki again explores the use of superchargers on motorcycles, we take a look at the bike that started it all - the CX500 - and find the lone example for sale on MCN Bikes for Sale. The CX500...

Aprilia 4Vun

Aprilia 4Vun

My latest concept proposal is a crossover between the Tuono V4 and Caponord 1200. The ergonomics, wheelbase, layout and bodywork have been completely redesigned for both fun and pragmatic...

What do you think to BT Sport's MotoGP coverage?

What do you think to BT Sport's MotoGP coverage?

After lots of pre-season uncertainly, the BT Sport MotoGP coverage is now in full flow – so what do you think so far? pollcomment

Visit us for the day at MCNLive!

Visit us for the day at MCNLive!

It’s MCNLive! this weekend so why not come and join us just for the day? On Saturday you’ll get to see the breath taking Stunt Wars live action show, Steve Colley trials display, race your mates in...

James Toseland releases debut album

James Toseland releases debut album

He was good at breaking records on his way to two World Superbike title victories, and now James Toseland is hoping to sell a few records in his exciting new music career. Toseland’s debut album...

Aprilia 750 Pegaso V-twin concept

Aprilia 750 Pegaso V-twin concept

My vision for the return of the Aprilia Pegaso.

BMW looking for three riders to compete in the GS Trophy

BMW looking for three riders to compete in the GS Trophy

BMW is inviting British riders to compete for three places in Team UK for the 2014 GS Trophy final in Canada. The UK qualifier will be held over the Bank Holiday weekend May 25-26 and takes place in...

Yamaha Tricity revealed

Yamaha Tricity revealed

This is the full production version of the all-new Yamaha Tricity; a leaning 125cc three-wheel scooter that claims to be lighter and cheaper than all the rivals in the three wheel class. The scooter...

New MCN March 26: MotoGP is back!

New MCN March 26: MotoGP is back!

In this week's MCN paper, available in newsagents, on iPad and Android from March 26: MotoGP is back: We have 10 pages of news from the opening MotoGP race of 2014 which saw an epic battle between...

Maxi scooter owners wanted

Maxi scooter owners wanted

MCN is back on the lookout for maxi scooter owners. Specifically we're looking for current owners of: Yamaha T-Max Suzuki Burgman 650 Aprilia SRV850 We'll be using the information to help with our...

UK charity rally

UK charity rally

The Adventure Ashram charity is calling for riders to join its UK Car and Bike Rally from May 17-18 in support of health projects in India. The rally aims to attract 100 riders for the weekend ride...

Top 5 flip-up helmets from the MCN Shop for under £150

Top 5 flip-up helmets from the MCN Shop for under £150

Flip-up helmets divide opinion among many motorcyclists, but virtually every rider would agree on  one thing – they’re very convenient. They bring an end to the age-old petrol station rows about...

Honda shocks with new NM4 Vultus

Honda shocks with new NM4 Vultus

Don’t be fooled by the futuristic styling and concept bike looks, this is a full production bike from Honda called the NM4 Vultus which has just been officially announced. The looks are going to be...

Which Brit will have the greatest success this year in GPs?

Which Brit will have the greatest success this year in GPs?

In 2014 there will be eight British riders competing across MotoGP, Moto2 and Moto3 and they're not just there to make up the numbers. Which of our riders do you reckon has the best chance of success...

Success for Triumph Explorer in RiDER Power survey

Success for Triumph Explorer in RiDER Power survey

The great British biking public have voted, and now the results are in: the winner of RiDER Power 2014 is the Triumph Tiger 1200 Explorer. Owners of the big three-cylinder adventure-touring bike have...

Honda reveals TT Revolution event plans

Honda reveals TT Revolution event plans

Honda has revealed plans for a series of new events called “Honda TT Revolution” which will run at the Isle of Man TT festival with world famous DJs Carl Cox and Danny Howard headlined to play at...

New MCN March 19: Britain's best adventure bike

New MCN March 19: Britain's best adventure bike

In this week's MCN paper, available in newsagents, on iPad and Android from March 19: Five-bike adventure test: BMW's ultimate R1200GS Adventure takes on the KTM 1190 Adventure R, Triumph Tiger...

Aprilia 750 SS V2 concept

Aprilia 750 SS V2 concept

Finally, a new  real world sportsbike from Aprilia!

Honda do it all owners wanted

Honda do it all owners wanted

MCN is back on the lookout for owners of some of Honda's do it all bikes. Specifically we're looking for current owners of: Honda CBF1000 Honda VFR800 V-TEC Honda Crossrunner We'll be using the...

Yamaha teases new R3 sportsbike and Tricity three-wheel scooter

Yamaha teases new R3 sportsbike and Tricity three-wheel scooter

Yamaha has released a brief 15 second teaser video which appears to show a new 300cc sportsbike along with the final production version of the Tricity three-wheel scooter. The video gives no real...

£99 places still available for MCNLive!

£99 places still available for MCNLive!

There are still a limited number of £99* places available for MCNLive! at Butlins Skegness on March 28-31 but you’ll need to hurry, they’re disappearing fast! MCNLive! is the ideal kick start to...

MCN at 6000ft

MCN at 6000ft

My better half carried MCN 4000ft from the valley floor to the top of an Austrian Alp. Maybe she thought she would be bored up there.

Who said retirement had to be boring?

Who said retirement had to be boring?

These are a couple of bikes that I have built since retiring 18 months ago. The Honda was inspired by the Honda factory racers of the sixties and is based on a 1979 CB750KZ. The BMW is my take on a...

Signed Rossi items up for auction at MCN Live!

Signed Rossi items up for auction at MCN Live!

Signed Valentino Rossi items are rarer than hen’s teeth, thanks to the Italian’s notorious reluctance to stick an autograph on any old thing, which makes the star items at the Riders for Health...

Aprilia 750 cafe racer concept

Aprilia 750 cafe racer concept

Here's my concept for a 750cc Aprilia cafe racer!

Have a spin with Marquez's helmet

Have a spin with Marquez's helmet

In this week's MCN, we have an incredible feature on some of the most iconic helmets in motorcycle racing; from Evel Knievel to Jorge Lorenzo. We look at construction, paint and technology, and how...

Video: WORLD EXCLUSIVE: Norton Domiracer Ridden

Video: WORLD EXCLUSIVE: Norton Domiracer Ridden

Norton's new, limited-edition Domiracer is arguably the most exciting British motorcycle in years, in being not just beautiful but promising a fabulously sensual riding experience. MCN's Phil West got...

New MCN March 12: New Norton Domiracer world first test

New MCN March 12: New Norton Domiracer world first test

In this week's MCN paper, available in newsagents, on iPad and Android from March 12: World first test: New Norton Domiracer World exclusive interview: Marquez speaks out World's greatet iconic...

Horex unveils new ‘café racer’ VR6

Horex unveils new ‘café racer’ VR6

German firm Horex has revealed a new café racer style version of the VR6 roadster which shares the same 1218cc six-cylinder motor but gets a host of cosmetic changes for the limited edition of which...

Warning over fake insurance broker con

A rise in ‘ghost brokers’ has prompted a warning from one of Britain’s biggest insurers about these fake firms who have been ripping off new riders in particular. MCE Insurance – a well, respected insurance provider, and one of 43 chosen by MCN for our MCN Compare service -  has issued the warning after what it calls a ‘significant increase’ in the problem in the past year with first-time...