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Bike News (Jan - Dec 2015)

  • EBR saved… again

    17 August 2015 by James Archibald

    EBR saved… again

    Erik Buell Racing looks set to start building bikes again after two separate cash injections put the firm back on an even enough keel to reopen its doors to staff, rescuing the company from probable...

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  • Suzuki GSX-R1000 K5/6 Owners Wanted

    17 August 2015 by MCN News

    Suzuki GSX-R1000 K5/6 Owners Wanted

    We’re looking for Suzuki GSX-R1000 K5/6 owners to get involved with an MCN feature on Thursday 3rd September, in and around the Bournemouth area. It will involve static and action photography, lots of...

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  • Can you tour on an Indian Scout?

    14 August 2015 by Ped Baker

    Can you tour on an Indian Scout?

    1958 miles in a week says you can. I took my Scout and a few optional Indian touring accessories on a trip to the Pyrenees. Wind Protection The fork mounted screen (mid height model, £474) is one of...

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  • BMW developing carbon fibre frames

    13 August 2015 by Ben Purvis

    BMW developing carbon fibre frames

    Carbon fibre chassis technology looks set to make the leap into the mainstream thanks to BMW’s dedication to the wonder-material. The Bavarian firm’s car-making arm currently leads the world in the...

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  • Triumph puts brakes on Guy Martin's record bid

    13 August 2015 by James Archibald

    Triumph puts brakes on Guy Martin's record bid

    Guy Martin’s attempt to crack the Land Speed Record on a Triumph has been shelved until next year. The TV star and roads racing ace suffered a high-speed crash at the Ulster Grand Prix last week, and...

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  • New MCN August 12: Adventure sport shootout

    11 August 2015 by Liam Marsden

    New MCN August 12: Adventure sport shootout

    In this week's edition of MCN, available in newsagents, on iPad and Android from August 12: Adventure sport shootout: Is the BMW S1000XR the new king of distance destroyers? BMW's carbon-fibre frame...

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  • Video: Kawasaki H2R vs 2012 Aprilia CRT

    09 August 2015 by MCN News

    Video: Kawasaki H2R vs 2012 Aprilia CRT

    The £41,000 Kawasaki H2R is the fastest production bike we've ever tested, with a weight of 216kg and 250bhp. It's certainly not for the faint hearted. Alongside sits £215,000 worth of Aprilia ART...

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  • Is Josh Brookes going to win the BSB title?

    06 August 2015 by MCN News

    Is Josh Brookes going to win the BSB title?

    After consecutive double victories at Brands Hatch and Thruxton Milwaukee Yamaha's Josh Brookes is now leading the championship ahead of reigning champion Shane Byrne, but can he stay there? Josh...

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  • Brackley Bike Festival, Just 10 days to go

    06 August 2015 by Peter baker

    Brackley Bike Festival, Just 10 days to go

    From humble beginnings in 2008 the Brackley Festival of Motorcycling has grown into one the best town centre events on the biking calendar… and this years festival is in just a few days! The August 16...

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  • Video: Citroen Saxo vs KTM RC390

    05 August 2015 by MCN

    Video: Citroen Saxo vs KTM RC390

    Can our bog standard long-term KTM RC390 beat the wickedest Citroen Saxo this side of Da Ali G Show? There's only one way to find out. See all the other head-to-heads in our acceleration super-test...

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  • Kawasaki 1400GTR: Your questions answered

    04 August 2015 by MCN News

    Kawasaki 1400GTR: Your questions answered

    MCN Web Producer Liam Marsden is running a Kawasaki 1400GTR as his long-term test bike for 2015 and has opened up the floor to any questions you may have over on our Facebook page. If your question is...

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  • Kawasaki reveal new colours for 2016

    04 August 2015 by MCN News

    Kawasaki reveal new colours for 2016

    Kawasaki have just released details of new paintjobs for their 2016 ER-6, Vulcan and Versys 650 ranges. Next years ER-6n will be available in Candy Lime Green with Metallic Spark Black, Metallic...

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  • Jurassic Triumph nets £28,000 for charity

    04 August 2015 by MCN News

    Jurassic Triumph nets £28,000 for charity

    The Triumph Scrambler ridden by action hero Chris Pratt in Jurassic World sold at auction over the weekend for a rather impressive £28,000. The bespoke bike, which was featured racing...

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  • New MCN August 5: New Nortons

    04 August 2015 by Liam Marsden

    New MCN August 5: New Nortons

    In this week's edition of MCN, available in newsagents, on iPad and Android from August 5: New Nortons: Stunning 1200cc V4 and 650cc V-twin  Sports tourer shootout: Suzuki GSX-S1000FA vs...

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  • Rav Wilding takes to the track

    03 August 2015 by Michael Neeves

    Rav Wilding takes to the track

    Bike-mad TV star Rav Wilding rode a Honda CBR600RR at the Ron Haslam Race School at Donington Park last week. Wilding, who has presented shows like Crimewatch, Crime Scene Rescue and Helicopter...

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  • How to beat Operation Stack

    03 August 2015 by Chris Dabbs

    How to beat Operation Stack

    Operation Stack, which closes the coastbound M20 to all traffic other than lorries, is an on-off affair that can leave you worried about whether you'll make it to Folkestone or Dover in time for your...

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  • Motorcycle Live tickets – on sale now!

    03 August 2015 by MCN News

    Motorcycle Live tickets – on sale now!

    Tickets for Motorcycle Live 2015 go on sale today. This year’s show will fire up on Saturday 28 November at The NEC, Birmingham and run at full revs for nine days until Sunday 6 December, with four...

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  • Video: Robbie Maddison rides a wave

    03 August 2015 by Liam Marsden

    Video: Robbie Maddison rides a wave

    Stunt rider Robbie Maddison has taken stunt riding to the next level, by riding his KTM on the waves of Tahiti in the Pacific Ocean. The bike was fitted with a paddle tyre on the rear to help keep up...

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  • Gallery: Cadwell Park International Classic

    01 August 2015 by MCN News

    Gallery: Cadwell Park International Classic

    “It’s like Goodwood for true classic race fans,” says excited spectator Mark Wharburton as Giacomo Agostini, Phil Read and Derek Chatterton scream past the canteen and drop into Hall Bends.  “The...

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  • 66 bikes up for auction in summer super sale

    30 July 2015 by LIam Marsden

    66 bikes up for auction in summer super sale

    66 motorcycles will go under the hammer in BCA's July Motorcycle Supersale, which takes place 1pm, Friday July 31 at BCA Peterborough. There's a huge range of motorcycles up for auction, including a...

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  • What's your pick of the big adventure bikes?

    29 July 2015 by peter baker

    What's your pick of the big adventure bikes?

    With last weeks official launch of the Africa Twin, the big capacity adventure bike line-up is now complete. So which one will have you rally raiding your bank account? With last weeks launch of the...

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  • The great summer ride guide: FRANCE

    29 July 2015 by Simon Weir

    The great summer ride guide: FRANCE

    August is the big month of summer – the moment to down tools, kiss goodbye to loved ones and become one with your bike during a week or more of self-indulgent holiday miles.  So in this week's...

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  • Norton lands £4m government backing

    28 July 2015 by Steve Hunt

    Norton lands £4m government backing

    Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne today announced a deal that will see a UK Government-backed £4million development fund made available for Norton Motorcycles to increase investment in...

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