July

KTM issue 1290 Super Duke R recall

KTM issue 1290 Super Duke R recall

KTM have issued a global recall of selected 1290 Super Duke R models from the 2014 model year, affecting around 248 models in the UK.  The firm states that “Due to deviations in manufacturing...

Suzuki issue GSX-S1000 recall

Suzuki issue GSX-S1000 recall

Suzuki have confirmed a recall of its GSX-S1000 and GSX-S1000F models. The recall affects 174 registered motorcycles in the UK, and has been instigated due to a radiator hose clearance...

Video: Guy Martin's Land Speed Record official teaser

Video: Guy Martin's Land Speed Record official teaser

Guy Martin will make a pilgrimage to the world-famous Bonneville Salt Flats at the end of August to launch a bid on the motorcycle land speed record, in a streamliner Triumph. The current record...

MCN races the BAJA GB

MCN races the BAJA GB

It may not be the Dakar, but the new BAJA GB event in Wales saw bikes and cars running alongside each other in a big mileage two day Rally in Wales. Held in bitterly cold conditions over 60 riders...

Who's your money on for the MotoGP championship?

Who's your money on for the MotoGP championship?

We're halfway through the 2015 MotoGP championship, who's your money on to win the title? It's halfway through the MotoGP championship, who's your money on to win the title?

SWM back in business

SWM back in business

Reborn Italian brand SWM – Speedy Working Motors – last week restarted production with the first of six new models, which will go on sale in September. SWM emerged from the shadows at the 2014 Milan...

Street Triple 800 on the way

Street Triple 800 on the way

Triumph are readying a new Street Triple roadster range, which will feature larger-capacity engines developing up to 125bhp, and a host of new technology, from digital full-colour clocks to multiple...

Moto Foto: Give it your best shot!

Moto Foto: Give it your best shot!

Don’t miss your chance to achieve fame and fortune for your bike photography with the return of the Carole Nash and MCN Moto Foto competition. With cash and Nikon prizes up for grabs, and a place in...

Cadwell Classic returns on July 25-26

Cadwell Classic returns on July 25-26

Cadwell Park will come alive with the sounds and smells of over 80 years of racing endeavour at their International Classic meet on July 25-26. The event blends historic motorcycle racing with a great...

Amazing stunt shows line-up for the Brackley Festival

Amazing stunt shows line-up for the Brackley Festival

Three time world trials champ Steve Colley has been confirmed as one of the star attractions at this years Brackely Festival of Motorcycling on August 16. Steve’s unique blend of jaw dropping bike...

Indian reveals custom Black Bullet Scout

Indian reveals custom Black Bullet Scout

The Black Bullet Scout is the latest stunning collaboration between Indian Motorcycles and custom builder Jeb Scolman – the same hot-rod artisan responsible for the ‘Spirit of Munro’ bike built to...

New MCN July 15: Guy Martin exclusive interview

New MCN July 15: Guy Martin exclusive interview

In this week's edition of MCN, available in newsagents, on iPad and Android from July 15: Guy Martin talks that haircut, John McGuinness and retirement Four new models to come from Triumph PCP...

KTM RC390 takes on downhill mountain bike course

KTM RC390 takes on downhill mountain bike course

The video is a parody of one of the American's World Cup runs earlier this year, where he lost his chain at the start and still managed to win the event and set a new record.

Guy Martin's Triumph Streamliner: Close-up

Guy Martin's Triumph Streamliner: Close-up

Last week saw the announcement that Guy Martin will try to smash the 400mph barrier in Triumph's Rocket Streamliner, a 1000bhp twin-engined carbon fibre cigar. The record attempt will take place at...

Video: Guy Martin gets first look at Bonneville record streamliner

Video: Guy Martin gets first look at Bonneville record streamliner

Just a day after news broke of Guy Martin’s forthcoming 400mph Bonneville speed record attempt later this year the racing star can be seen in this new video getting his first sight of the streamliner...

Speed On A Shoestring

Speed On A Shoestring

We've been quietly enjoying Jamie Whitham and Jenny Tinmouth's new 'Speed On A Shoestring' web-series. In the latest episode, Jamie complains about the apparent Honda favouritism that Jenny gets when...

Guy Martin targets land speed record

Guy Martin targets land speed record

Guy Martin will make a pilgrimage to the world-famous Bonneville Salt Flats at the end of August to launch a bid on the motorcycle land speed record, in a streamliner Triumph – in an attempt...

Record charity collection from Isle of Man TT ferry passengers

Record charity collection from Isle of Man TT ferry passengers

Isle of Man TT fans donated a massive £16,212 to the Rob Vine Fund during crossings to the TT this year on Steam Packet vessels. The sum collected is the largest ever donated by TT race fans since the...

Aprilia and Moto Guzzi test rides available with Moto Live tour

Aprilia and Moto Guzzi test rides available with Moto Live tour

Aprilia and Moto Guzzi are offering riders throughout the UK the chance to test ride some of their models, as they take their Moto Live tour to some of the most iconic biker cafes in the UK. The tour...

Kiyo to star at Brackley Festival

Kiyo to star at Brackley Festival

Three time British Superbike champion Ryuichi Kiyonari and his Buildbase BMW BSB team have just confirmed they will be appearing at the Brackley Festival of Motorcycling on August 16. A huge hit at...

Horex saved

Horex saved

German motorcycle company Horex is returning to production after being rescued from financial ruin by a new owner, who promises finished bikes will be shown in just a few months. And these official...

Triumph Bonneville Bobber revealed

Triumph Bonneville Bobber revealed

Triumph will release a whole new range of heritage models over the next two years, all based around a new large- capacity water-cooled parallel-twin engine, which MCN has spied being used in a wide...

MCN Sport TT Review issue out now!

MCN Sport TT Review issue out now!

The latest issue of MCN Sport goes on sale today. Made on the Isle of Man, mostly in the pub, the best bike racing magazine on earth has stunning pictures from arguably the best TT yet and a bit of a...

Jenny Tinmouth: Think You Could Do Better?

Jenny Tinmouth: Think You Could Do Better?

Jenny Tinmouth may be at the back of the BSB grid but she’d blitz the fastest of track day riders. Here’s why…  BSB is the fastest domestic superbike championship in the world and the grid is so...

BMW reveal raft of 2016 updates

BMW reveal raft of 2016 updates

BMW have released a mini torrent of 2016 updates across the range, including nips, tucks, tweaks and new colour palette – and all will be available from August 2015 onwards. BMW F800GT The BMW F800GT...

Bultaco bets on electric

Bultaco bets on electric

New crossover moto-bike marks the return of iconic Spanish firm Bultaco, the long-defunct historic Spanish brand best known for its iconic Sherpa trials and off-road bikes during the 60s and 70s, have...

Bike of the Day: KTM 950 Supermoto

Bike of the Day: KTM 950 Supermoto

If you've grown tired of sportsbikes but are still looking for a grin-inducing ride, you could do a lot worse than the KTM 950 Supermoto. The 950cc V-twin lump provides way more than enough power,...

Victory’s sporting future

Victory’s sporting future

American firm pins future on meeting sporty riders’ needs Victory are about to embark on massive expansion as they attempt to become a more sporty brand, with both performance roadsters and even...

Ducati report 22% global sales increase

Ducati report 22% global sales increase

Ducati have sold 32,600 motorcycles in the first six months of 2015 - an increase of 22% - leading to an all-time sales record for the Italian manufacturer. The biggest percentage insreases were...

Mind Wandering? Escape the office with Nick Sanders

Mind Wandering? Escape the office with Nick Sanders

In what has become one of the hottest week's on record here in the UK, the MCN office has been awash with people bemoaning being stuck at their desks and wishing that they were out on the open road...

ABS Pro and dynamic brake light on select BMW models for 2016

ABS Pro and dynamic brake light on select BMW models for 2016

ABS Pro, which allows ABS-assisted braking during cornering and when the bike is leant over, will be available on select BMW models from 2016 alongside their dynamic brake light system. The ABS Pro...

Bike of the Day - Suzuki SV650

Bike of the Day - Suzuki SV650

The Suzuki SV650 is a bike that gave many motorcyclists their first taste of two-wheeled freedom and is revered by many due to its ease of use and fun factor. This one's covered relatively few miles...

Moto Foto is back!

Moto Foto is back!

With cash and Nikon prizes up for grabs, plus a coveted place in the Carole Nash 2016 calendar, we’re looking for the best images from a range of categories, and ultimately you, the motorcycling...

How do you feel about the BT Sport price hike?

How do you feel about the BT Sport price hike?

BT Sport are going to charge customers £5 a month to watch MotoGP coverage. How do you feel about the price hike? BT Sport are going to charge customers £5 a month to watch MotoGP coverage. How do...

It’s getting hot in here … so take off all your clothes?

It’s getting hot in here … so take off all your clothes?

The sun’s beating down harder, the temperature’s rising and riding in this heat feels like being blasted with a Remington hair dryer. But does that mean you’ll wear less gear on your daily ride? It’s...

Suzuki GSX-S1000F first impressions

Suzuki GSX-S1000F first impressions

If you fancy all the flat barred comfort of a super-naked but you're put off by the lack of wind protection, the new Suzuki GSX-S1000F could be just what you're looking for. It's identical to Suzuki's...