2015

New MCN January 7: Every 2015 new bike

New MCN January 7: Every 2015 new bike

In this week's MCN, available in newsagents, on iPad and Android from January 7: - 12-page special on every new bike for 2015 - MV Agusta Stradale first ride - Why Rossi's 10th title is in sight -...

MASTER makes a difference

MASTER makes a difference

Westminster City Council has reported a sharp drop-off in bike thefts, particularly in the area of St James’s Square in London, where they’ve had a strong push on tagging bikes through the industry’s...

First ride: 2015 MV Agusta Stradale 800

First ride: 2015 MV Agusta Stradale 800

MV Agusta’s new Stradale 800 has recently been put through its paces in Spain in the hands of MCN Executive Editor Phil West. Here’s what he has to say: “The new Stradale is a first on many levels –...

Bike of the Day: 1980 Honda XL185

Bike of the Day: 1980 Honda XL185

‘Proper’, old school, late ‘70s/early ‘80s trail bikes are increasingly popular in classic circles for their style, easy mechanics and affordability – particularly Yamaha and Suzuki for their DT/TS...

First ride: Triumph Thruxton Ace

First ride: Triumph Thruxton Ace

Triumph’s new Thruxton Ace limited edition was recently put through its paces by MCN Executive Editor Phil West. His full first ride report is in this week’s MCN, out January 7. But here are his...

Video: Red Bull drivers Puch it to the Maxi

Video: Red Bull drivers Puch it to the Maxi

Ok, so they might be Gileras rather than the iconic Puch, but nonetheless, nice to see that not all F1 drivers are humourless dullards.  Here's Daniel Ricciardo and Daniil Kvyat having a lot of...

Our Bikes BMW HP2 Sport

Our Bikes BMW HP2 Sport

“Will I ever sell it? I can’t see that day coming yet” Sportsbike loving Tim Thompson became boxer fan by accident. Here’s how he came to own the ultimate BMW twin      It seems funny...

My Life in Bikes Mattie Griffin

My Life in Bikes Mattie Griffin

BMW-backed stunt rider explains how he got to be where he is today, slicing off the top of his fingers and the bikes he has ridden so far. Where did your biking journey begin? My Dad had a scrap yard...

Bike of the Day: Ducati Monster S4R

Bike of the Day: Ducati Monster S4R

998-powered S4R was the ultimate version of the original Monster, complete with 998 power, single-sded swing arm, Ohlins, top-notch Brembos and more. Yes, they need cosseting a little and aren’t that...

Bike of the Day: Aprilia Tuono 1000R Factory

Bike of the Day: Aprilia Tuono 1000R Factory

A helluva lot of bike for the money, this. Last generation V-twin Tuono is still regarded as one of the best ever super nakeds and the R version, sprinkled with Ohlins, Akrapovics, Marchesinis and...