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Bike News (May 2015)

  • Five key points about Arai's new RX-7V

    29 May 2015 by Tony Hoare

    Five key points about Arai's new RX-7V

    Arai are showing their new range-topping race helmet to the world for the first time today. Here’s MCN’s guide to the five most important changes… Relocated visor pivot The visor pivot point sits 24mm...

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  • Motovudu comes to the UK

    28 May 2015 by MCN News

    Motovudu comes to the UK

    Motovudu – the brainchild of ex-GP rider Simon Crafar – is set to continue its long-standing relationship with Suzuki when it launches a UK division of the school next month. Fronted by three-time...

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  • Bienville debut £228k bike at FOS

    27 May 2015 by MCN News

    Bienville debut £228k bike at FOS

    The Goodwood Festival of Speed will host the global public debut of the outlandish Bienville Legacy – set to be one of the most powerful four-cylinder production motorcycles ever created – this June...

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  • New MCN May 27: Ultimate adventure test

    26 May 2015 by Liam Marsden

    New MCN May 27: Ultimate adventure test

    In this week's edition of MCN, available in newsagents, on iPad and Android from May 27: The ultimate adventure test - 12 bikes, 3000 miles, five days Intelligent bikes are coming BMW's six-cylinder...

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  • Triumph unveil Barbour special edition

    22 May 2015 by MCN News

    Triumph unveil Barbour special edition

    Triumph have unveiled yet another special build, following on from the release earlier today of the Venom. This new street tracker has been built to mark a tie-up between the two world-famous British...

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  • BMW reveals six-cylinder Concept 101

    22 May 2015 by Andy Downes

    BMW reveals six-cylinder Concept 101

    BMW have just revealed this six-cylinder Concept 101 at the prestigious Villa d’Esta Concorso event held in Como, Italy, which heralds the arrival of a bagger production bike later this year. The...

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  • Gas Gas files for insolvency in Spain

    21 May 2015 by Andy Downes

    Gas Gas files for insolvency in Spain

    Manufacturer of trials and enduro bikes Gas Gas Motos has filed for insolvency in the Spanish courts while the company seeks new investors. UK importer ClementsMoto Ltd has confirmed the Spanish firm...

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  • Victory Release New 'Project 156' Video

    20 May 2015 by Andy Downes

    Victory Release New 'Project 156' Video

    Victory motorcycles have released the second instalment in the preparation for the American firm’s 2015 attack on the famous Pikes Peak International Hillclimb which sees competitors heading up a...

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  • MCN Festival round up

    19 May 2015 by MCN Staff

    MCN Festival round up

    The MCN Festival kicked off last Saturday with a packed itinerary of test rides, racing, classic parades, sprint demonstrations, an Extreme Sprint Enduro, custom show and a host of celeb riders...

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  • New MCN May 20: Ducati Panigale R first ride

    19 May 2015 by Liam Marsden

    New MCN May 20: Ducati Panigale R first ride

    In this week's edition of MCN, available in newsagents, on iPad and Android from May 20: Ducati 1199 Panigale R - First Test Kawasaki H2R flat out KTM Super Duke R vs Suzuki GSX-S1000 vs Kawasaki...

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  • 2009-2014 Yamaha R1 owners needed

    19 May 2015 by MCN

    2009-2014 Yamaha R1 owners needed

    MCN is in need of a 2009-2011 and 2012-2014 Yamaha R1 to use in an upcoming road test at Rockingham on Wednesday May 27.  If you're able to come along you'll also get an opportunity to ride the...

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  • Show Guide: Plan your MCN FESTIVAL weekend!

    15 May 2015 by Steve Hunt

    Show Guide: Plan your MCN FESTIVAL weekend!

    It's finally here! The first ever MCN Festival of Motorcycling is here - and the excitement is simply electric. The weather is looking excellent, the site is prepared and ready for thousands upon...

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  • Exclusive: MotoGP '15 videogame details

    14 May 2015 by Steve Hunt

    Exclusive: MotoGP '15 videogame details

    We had a bit of a snoop around the publisher websites for the MotoGP videogame this morning and found a pre-release trailer for the new MotoGP 15 game. Having put in a quick call for confirmation, the...

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  • See Schwantz roll back the years

    12 May 2015 by MCN Festival

    See Schwantz roll back the years

    Dirt track tribute to the iconic Transatlantic Trophy series starring Kevin Schwantz, Dave Aldana and David Knight! Motorcycling icons, off-road gods and masters of the speedway oval will be locking...

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  • Victory to storm Pikes Peak

    12 May 2015 by Richard Newland

    Victory to storm Pikes Peak

    It’s the most hardcore road race in the United States, boasting a dizzying 156 corners laced up the side of the Pikes Peak mountain. This historic race is the domestic equivalent of the TT for many...

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  • Victory's electric TT shock

    12 May 2015 by Richard Newland

    Victory's electric TT shock

    Victory Motorcycles have stunned the world with the announcement that they will contest this year’s Isle of Man SES TT Zero electric race with an all-new prototype race bike. “Everyone has told us...

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  • New MCN May 13: BMW S1000XR First Test

    12 May 2015 by MCN

    New MCN May 13: BMW S1000XR First Test

    In this week's edition of MCN, available in newsagents, on iPad and Android from May 13: BMW S1000XR - First Test FREE MCN FESTIVAL GUIDE New Africa Twin - all the details! Brits dominate WSB Chaz’s...

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  • New Honda Africa Twin revealed

    12 May 2015 by Richard Newland

    New Honda Africa Twin revealed

    Honda have released the first official images and technical information about their new rally-inspired adventure bike, also confirming that it will revive the iconic Africa Twin name. The firm showed...

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  • Royal Enfield buys Harris Performance

    11 May 2015

    Royal Enfield buys Harris Performance

    It has been announced today that Royal Enfield has acquired UK based, sports product specialist, Harris Performance. Harris have a long relationship with Royal Enfield and were responsible for the...

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  • Test Ride over 50 Bikes at the MCN Festival

    08 May 2015 by MCN Festival

    Test Ride over 50 Bikes at the MCN Festival

    Visit the MCN Festival on the weekend of May 16th, 17th and you'll be able to test ride the latest and greatest bikes from Suzuki, Harley Davidson, Kawasaki, KTM, Triumph, CCM and Yamaha*. The top...

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  • MCN Festival: USA take on the UK

    06 May 2015 by MCN Festival

    MCN Festival: USA take on the UK

    Motorcycling icons, off-road gods and masters of the speedway oval will be mixing it up next weekend as the legendary Transatlantic Trophy is resurrected at the MCN Festival of Motorcycling at the...

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  • MCN Festival Schedule Announced

    05 May 2015 by MCN

    MCN Festival Schedule Announced

    Imagine a place full of the latest bikes, surrounded by beautiful roads and containing some of the most iconic and stunning motorcycles of all time... Now throw in Kevin Schwantz battling it out on...

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  • New MCN May 6: Norton TT racer ridden

    05 May 2015 by Liam Marsden

    New MCN May 6: Norton TT racer ridden

    In this week's edition of MCN, available in newsagents, on iPad and Android from May 6: Geoff Duke OBE special tribute Norton TT racer tested New Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 RR ridden Commuter 125s tackle...

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  • Geoff Duke OBE has died at 92

    02 May 2015 by MCN News

    Geoff Duke OBE has died at 92

    Geoffrey Duke OBE (29.03.1923 – 01.05.2015) was motorcycling's first true superstar, a man who transcended the confines of a relatively niche sport to become a household name. This was never more...

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  • Video: Extreme adventure

    01 May 2015 by MCN News

    Video: Extreme adventure

    How many times have you heard pub experts say that modern adventure bikes are just too big / heavy / powerful / etc to actually ride off-road?  Well, none of that seems to bother Chris Birch or...

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