February

Ducati Custom Rumble finalists announced

Ducati Custom Rumble finalists announced

The five finalists of Ducati’s Custom Rumble competition have been announced after voting closed in late January. The competition has seen Ducati Dealers modify the hugely popular Scrambler before...

Picture story: The incredible Ducati engine you don't know

Picture story: The incredible Ducati engine you don't know

What's that a picture of you ask, the engine with the red painted cylinders and somehow familiarly gable-shaped heads? Oh, just a V8 Ducati Formula One engine. In 1961 F1 rules were set to change...

9 Essential tools that’ll get you out of anything

9 Essential tools that’ll get you out of anything

Nine-time Dakar racer Simon Pavey reveals the gear that’s saved his bacon 1. Proper preparation While I was racing in the Dakar Rally the con-rod came out of the bottom of my BMW G450’s crankcase. I...

Plan your trip: Sports and Performance Zone schedule for London show

Plan your trip: Sports and Performance Zone schedule for London show

With the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle show touching down at London’s Excel next Friday (Feb 12-14) there’s plenty to see and do across the whole show, here’s what’s going on in the Sports and...

Dream Garage - One Man's '70s Neverland

Dream Garage - One Man's '70s Neverland

Tony Collins is the UK’s biggest Fizzy nut – but his bike collection goes way beyond Yamaha’s pedal ‘n’ goes. The hoard of 1970s bikes he ‘just had to have’ spans four warehouses and garages. The man...

Video: Live Suzuki GSX-R750F restoration

Video: Live Suzuki GSX-R750F restoration

As part of Suzuki’s GSX-R thirtieth anniversary celebrations, Team Classic Suzuki were on hand at Motorcycle Live last year tasked with restoring an original 1985 GSX-R750F. Team Classic Suzuki...

Plan your trip: Custom and Classic Zone schedule for London show

Plan your trip: Custom and Classic Zone schedule for London show

With the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle show touching down at London’s Excel next Friday (Feb 12-14) there’s plenty to see and do across the whole show, here’s what’s going on in the Custom and...

Sublime Suter MMX500 to appear at London show

Sublime Suter MMX500 to appear at London show

The GP inspired Suter MMX500 is going to be making a surprise appearance in the UK next weekend as it's displayed on the Performance Bikes stand at the Carole Nash MCN London...

BMW C Evoloution; Living with electric

BMW C Evoloution; Living with electric

MCN finds out if bikes like BMW’s battery-powered scoot can be the ideal companion by living with one for a week like the idea of electric bikes. I’ve been lucky to ride a few in the past couple of...

Plan your trip: Adventure Zone schedule for London show

Plan your trip: Adventure Zone schedule for London show

With the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle show touching down at London’s Excel next Friday (Feb 12-14) there’s plenty to see and do across the whole show, here’s what’s going on in the Adventure zone...

Farm boys v Marquez

Farm boys v Marquez

Lincolnshire’s Tim and Tom Neave know a bit about dirt track. So does Marc Marquez. In January 2014, the lads got the chance to race the Champion wo young Englishmen, wide-eyed, fresh-faced,...

9 ways to make sure your riding kit is ready to go

9 ways to make sure your riding kit is ready to go

No-one knows when Spring will arrive, but these tips will make sure you’re all set 1. Start at the top If your lid still has a coating of bugs from your last autumnal ride then now is the time to get...

Plan your day: Sunday schedule for London show

Plan your day: Sunday schedule for London show

With the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle show touching down at London’s Excel next Friday (Feb 12-14) there’s plenty to see and do across the whole show, here’s Sunday’s timetable so you can plan...

Plan your day: Saturday schedule for London show

Plan your day: Saturday schedule for London show

With the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle show touching down at London’s Excel next Friday (Feb 12-14) there’s plenty to see and do across the whole show, here’s Saturday’s timetable so you can plan...

Celebrate 20 years of BSB at London show

Celebrate 20 years of BSB at London show

Landmark bikes and star riders take part in a one-off tribute to the world’s most exciting national race series at the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show. In less than 10 days’ time BSB stars Neil...

What happened to the World’s Fastest Indian?

What happened to the World’s Fastest Indian?

It starred in a hit movie but the original ended up in a most unlikely place The 2005 Anthony Hopkins movie The World’s Fastest Indian was a huge success but the story it was based on is even more...

London Show kicks off this Friday!

London Show kicks off this Friday!

February 12-14 is your chance to take part in one of the biggest motorcycling events of the year as we head to the capital for the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show. The latest and greatest new...

Plan your day: Friday schedule for London show

Plan your day: Friday schedule for London show

With the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle show touching down at London’s Excel next Friday (Feb 12-14) there’s plenty to see and do across the whole show, here’s Friday’s timetable so you can plan...

Should Stoner come back full time?

Should Stoner come back full time?

Double world champion Casey Stoner has returned to the MotoGP paddock as test rider for Ducati, immediately setting impressive times despite his long hiatus from the sport.  Should he return to...

New Victory: Octane fuelled for take off

New Victory: Octane fuelled for take off

Victory will reveal full details of their new Octane performance cruiser on February 19, but MCN has uncovered patent drawings that show how the new bike will look. The firm have made little secret of...

Yamaha CS_07 Gasoline is anything but a drag

Yamaha CS_07 Gasoline is anything but a drag

Portuguese custom building duo, Alexandre Santos and Osvaldo Coutinho of the eccentrically titled ‘it roCks!bikes’ have built their third custom machine to be included Yamaha’s ever-growing Yard Built...

My life in bikes: Sjaak Lucassen

My life in bikes: Sjaak Lucassen

‘I’ve been planning on riding to the North Pole’  head of his appearance at the MCN London Show, the Dutch adventurer reveals what made him lap the world on a FireBlade   What was your first...

Yamaha R1M online application extended

Yamaha R1M online application extended

The online application process to order a 2016 Yamaha R1M has been extended until midnight February 28, with only a few bikes remaining. As in 2015, owners of a 2016 R1M will also get a place on...