May

Launch: Ducati Panigale R

Launch: Ducati Panigale R

Ducati’s £28,995 Panigale R is being launched today at Imola, just 48 hours after the World Superbike circus has left the demanding and historic race track. Senior MCN road tester Adam ‘Chad’ Child is...

New Honda Africa Twin revealed

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...

Royal Enfield buys Harris Performance

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...

MCN Festival: 60 years of historic race bikes in action

MCN Festival: 60 years of historic race bikes in action

See and hear a huge collection of historic machines as they fire up in celebration of MCN’s anniversary year. Since MCN’s launch in 1955 we’ve ridden and written about everything from the thundering...

Test Ride over 50 Bikes at the 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...

What are you most looking forward to this summer?

What are you most looking forward to this summer?

Summer is just around the corner, which means if you haven't already, it's time to dust the bike off and get out on the road. What are you most looking forward to this summer?

Who will take Superbike victory at the North West 200?

Who will take Superbike victory at the North West 200?

All eyes are on Alastair Seeley as he sets out to become the most successful North West 200 race ever. But will he get beaten in the superbike race? Who will take Superbike victory at the North West...

MCN Festival: USA take on the UK

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...

Long-term test: Ducati Scrambler Full Throttle

Long-term test: Ducati Scrambler Full Throttle

Dispatches from the Land of Joy #1. The land of what? Land of Joy… It might sound like a North Korean diktat but it’s Ducati marketing speak for Scrambler ownership and normally the sort of...

MCN gearing up for 2015 BMW S1000XR launch

MCN gearing up for 2015 BMW S1000XR launch

MCN is getting ready for the launch of BMW’s latest edition to its high performance S1000 range – the new S1000XR which we’ll be testing near Barcelona, Spain, on Thursday this week. The XR joins the...

MCN Festival Schedule Announced

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...

New MCN May 6: Norton TT racer ridden

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...

Geoff Duke OBE has died at 92

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...

MCN Festival: MORE Camping spaces released!

MCN Festival: MORE Camping spaces released!

Due to popular demand, we've managed to secure additional camping spaces for the MCN Festival. Our camping package is a great way to experience the Festival. Our weekend camping ticket is...

Video: Extreme adventure

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...

Ice bike frozen for four years brought back to life

Ice bike frozen for four years brought back to life

A Victory V92 TC frozen inside a massive block of ice in 2011 has been restarted after just one hour of workshop fettling. The bike was frozen for four years at the Swedish Ice Hotel to celebrate the...