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Bike News (August 2015)

  • New MCN September 2: Rossi reigns!

    01 September 2015 by Simon Patterson

    New MCN September 2: Rossi reigns!

    In this week's edition of MCN, available in newsagents, on iPad and Android from September 2: British MotoGP: Rossi Reigns! Battle of the 600s 17 pages of used bikes and advice Danny does it at...

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  • Video: R1 long termer on-board at Cadwell

    27 August 2015 by Michael Neeves

    Video: R1 long termer on-board at Cadwell

    You don’t need to do much to the latest R1 to turn it into the ultimate trackday bike. Here at an MSV trackday at Cadwell I just filled it up with fuel, added a few clicks of compression damping at...

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  • Moto-Foto voting opens

    26 August 2015 by ped baker

    Moto-Foto voting opens

    The MCN/Carole Nash Moto Foto competition is reaching its final stages, but we need YOU to pick an overall winner. Following voting on Facebook a shortlist was drawn up and now the judges have decided...

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  • New MCN August 26: Norton Rotaries Race Again

    25 August 2015 by Steve Hunt

    New MCN August 26: Norton Rotaries Race Again

    In this week's edition of MCN, available in newsagents, on iPad and Android from August 26: Classic TT Special Yamaha Tracer vs FOUR Rivals New KTM 800 Spied £5k Harley: Full Details FREE Brit GP...

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  • Video: On-board with Steve Parrish

    24 August 2015 by James Archibald

    Video: On-board with Steve Parrish

    Last week GP legend Steve Parrish talked us through the experience of riding around Silverstone, in this latest on-board video he takes to the track, giving further insight into what it’s like to ride...

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  • WK tourer for just £5k

    23 August 2015 by Ben Purvis

    WK tourer for just £5k

    At just £5199, the WK Bikes 650TR is the cheapest full-dressed tourer on the market, but the current model’s vaguely Pan European-ish styling is getting dated. The new model, seen here, retains the...

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  • WK clean up its act

    22 August 2015 by Ben Purvis

    WK clean up its act

    Sharing the same engine as the 650TR, the WK Bikes 650i is a more conventional naked bike, effectively a brand new alternative to a second-hand Kawasaki ER-6n. And it too is getting changed soon. New...

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  • Video: Hitting The Apex

    21 August 2015 by MCN News

    Video: Hitting The Apex

    Experience the high-octane fight for world domination among six of the fastest racers of all time as award winning actor and MotoGP superfan Brad Pitt presents Hitting The Apex...

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  • Video: Steve Parrish Rides Silverstone

    21 August 2015 by James Archibald

    Video: Steve Parrish Rides Silverstone

    The Bike Insurer have released a short video of ex GP rider Steve Parrish giving an insight into what its like to tackle Silverstone from a riders perspective. With a new Yamaha R1, Parrish takes to...

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  • New Diavel First Look

    21 August 2015 by Richard Newland

    New Diavel First Look

    After bringing you an exclusive first look at the new Ducati Diavel on Wednesday. MCN can spread some more light on some of the bikes new features… Swingarm The enormous Diavel swingarm has been...

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  • Honda’s adventure-scooter

    20 August 2015 by Ben Purvis

    Honda’s adventure-scooter

    Mixing-and-matching components to create new niche models is something every bike firm does occasionally, but this adventure-styled Honda scooter is one of the stranger hybrids we’ve seen. Based...

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  • MCN's bike meet week is go

    20 August 2015 by Charlie Lester

    MCN's bike meet week is go

    I’m undertaking a mega mission for MCN – going to seven beautiful British bike meets in seven days. The mission started last night at Squires in Yorkshire and goes on until next Tuesday night on...

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  • Entry-level Yamaha R1S due in 2016

    20 August 2015 by Ben Purvis

    Entry-level Yamaha R1S due in 2016

    Before the new-for-2015 YZF-R1 was even unveiled Yamaha dropped a large hint at its intentions to offer more than one version by filing trademarks on the names YZF-R1 and YZF-R1M. But it also...

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  • Diavel Custom Breaks Cover

    19 August 2015 by Richard Newland

    Diavel Custom Breaks Cover

    Ducati’s ballistic Diavel is the cruiser in their range that has never quite fitted in with its peers. Too powerful, well-handling and fun to comfortably languish at the lower end of the performance...

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  • Brackley Festival of Motorcycling 2015

    18 August 2015 by Ped Baker

    Brackley Festival of Motorcycling 2015

    Sunshine, 20,000-strong crowds and a selection of the finest bikes on the planet – Sunday’s Brackley Festival of Motorcycling has been hailed as a massive success. With everything from MotoGP bikes...

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  • Win tickets to 'Hitting the Apex' premiere

    18 August 2015 by MCN News

    Win tickets to 'Hitting the Apex' premiere

    See the new MotoGP film first at Silverstone MotoGP! Hitting The Apex is the latest film from acclaimed director of Faster and Fastest, Mark Neale, chronicling the best show on Earth: MotoGP. The new...

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  • New MCN August 19: Rossi's secrets

    18 August 2015 by Simon Patterson

    New MCN August 19: Rossi's secrets

    In this week's edition of MCN, available in newsagents, on iPad and Android from August 19: Exclusive interview: Rossi's secrets 20-page pul-out special: 67 new bikes from £49 a month 17 pages of...

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  • 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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