2016

KTM go full Factory

KTM go full Factory

KTM have added ‘Factory Edition’ versions to their four-stroke 2016 SX motocross bikes. The special edition machines feature a host of new parts on the already overhauled 2016 SX range, which was...

BMW to unveil laser headlights and heads-up display helmet concepts

BMW to unveil laser headlights and heads-up display helmet concepts

BMW will unveil laser headlights for the first time on a motorcycle and a heads-up display for motorcycle helmet at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this week. The heads-up-...

My life in bikes: Sam Sunderland

My life in bikes: Sam Sunderland

Official KTM rally rider and Britain’s best chance of winning future Dakars reflects on a lot of ups and downs n elite rally rider, Sam Sunderland was 2015 runner-up in the FIM Cross Country World...

Video: The dangers of riding in Thailand

Video: The dangers of riding in Thailand

"Limit your speed so you can stop within the distance you can see" is what many riding instructors say, and it's sound advice. Here in the UK there could be a tractor, or maybe an escaped farm animal...

Touring Canada; ‘It feels like a place only great explorers should reach’

Touring Canada; ‘It feels like a place only great explorers should reach’

The BMW R1200GS hums calmly, pottering on without a worry in the world. It has made the same journey before while I, on the other hand, am new and nervous. I haven’t seen another person in hours. I’m...

World’s greatest custom bikes shine in London

World’s greatest custom bikes shine in London

Now in its third year, the London Custom Bike Building Championship has built a reputation as Europe’s prestige custom competition. With a huge prize purse totalling £12,000 and the backdrop of one of...

New MCN January 6: 2016 New Bikes

New MCN January 6: 2016 New Bikes

In this week's edition of MCN, available in newsagents, on iPad and Android from January 6: 2016 new bikes: 16-page special Your ultimate guide to 2016's new metal First test: Finished Hesketh 24 Wet...

7 brilliant big singles

7 brilliant big singles

If all of these were hanging around in a bar, you’d want to lose your wedding ring.  Ducati SuperMono (1992-1995) The 550cc DOHC liquid-cooled racing single first saw the light of day in 1992. It...

9 ways to save on gas but still have a laugh

9 ways to save on gas but still have a laugh

Boosting your bike’s MPG doesn’t have to mean riding like a granny. Here’s how to go further for less cash 1. Rolling easy Start at the bottom: tyres. Tyres are an easy win for saving fuel – low...

Special edition Triumph Street Triple Rx Black announced

Special edition Triumph Street Triple Rx Black announced

The standard Triumph Street Triple Rx is to be joined by a special edition Street Triple Rx Black, available in Triumph dealers this month. As suggested by the name, the special edition features a new...

Rossi Fever in Spain

Rossi Fever in Spain

Three Spanish racers take on one Italian in front of 110,000 Spaniards… 109,000 of whom want the Italian to win. We soak up the Valencia madness   RIDAY PRACTICE You smell a Spanish MotoGP long...