July

Victory chooses 18 milestones to celebrate 18th birthday

Victory chooses 18 milestones to celebrate 18th birthday

American firm Victory is celebrating 18 years since the company was formed by recalling 18 milestones from the time it’s been in existence. The firm has been part of a massive investment effort by...

MotoGP's Best Battles: No8 Phillip Island 2015

MotoGP's Best Battles: No8 Phillip Island 2015

Our pick of the 10 greatest premier-class multi-rider dogfights of all time he best MotoGP race in years, with Yamaha’s Rossi and Lorenzo fighting a bitter duel for the title. Lorenzo led,...

Remembering the sisters who crossed America by bike in 1916

Remembering the sisters who crossed America by bike in 1916

In 1916, just before America entered World War One, two sisters set off on a 4,000 mile journey from New York to San Francisco to prove women could make good motorcycle couriers and help in the war...

Whatever happened to Christian Sarron?

Whatever happened to Christian Sarron?

The 250 world champ who was fast enough to scare Lawson and the rest walked away at the end of 1990 – but he couldn’t completely turn his back on racing hristian Sarron was one of the greatest Grand...

Video: How to ride a Harley-Davidson

Video: How to ride a Harley-Davidson

The general consensus among motorcyclists is that Harley-Davidsons don't handle. A severe lack of ground clearance on most models and a long wheelbase aren't the best ingredients for creating a...

What made Mike Hailwood so good?

What made Mike Hailwood so good?

Only two riders are usually considered for the accolade ‘greatest bike racer ever’: Valentino Rossi and Mike Hailwood. Fifty-five years after Mike the Bike’s first TT win and first world title,...

AJS release new Cadwell 125 Café Racer

AJS release new Cadwell 125 Café Racer

British bike firm AJS have released this new café racer dubbed the Cadwell 125, which is built in China along with the rest of the AJS range. Targeted at newer and younger riders, it’s suitable for 17...

Gallery & Video: Ducati 1299 Panigale S Anniversario at Misano

Gallery & Video: Ducati 1299 Panigale S Anniversario at Misano

Stunning location shots of the new Ducati 1299 Panigale S Anniversario at Misano, and being ridden by Casey Stoner. Enjoy!   Looking for the perfect two-wheeled companion? Visit MCN Bikes For...

Gallery: Ducati 1299 Panigale S Anniversario

Gallery: Ducati 1299 Panigale S Anniversario

Ducati have unveiled their most electronically advanced Panigale yet – the £23,995 1299 Panigale S Anniversario. Built to celebrate the firm's 90th Anniversary, the Anniversario will be limited...

World Ducati Week Madness!

World Ducati Week Madness!

World Ducati Week is in full swing. The sun is beating down, a sea of sparkling red paint floods the tarmac and there’s more short shorts than there are Italians. And this year is extra special as...

Event: Meet legends of the TT at Classic Bike Live

Event: Meet legends of the TT at Classic Bike Live

What: Classic Bike Live When: October 29-30 Where: Peterborough Arena, The East of England Showground, Peterborough PE2 6XE A brand new event, Classic Bike Live, will be taking place at the...

How to make your bike more comfortable

How to make your bike more comfortable

It’s possible to adjust your bike so it fits you like a Savile Row suit. Here’s how you do it quickly and cheaply he guy in the picture above is the extreme case – he’s on a bike that’s way too small...

Hot to fit fresh head bearings

Hot to fit fresh head bearings

Say no to notchiness and banish bad feeling — refresh your bike’s bearings to leave it steering sweetly 1. Lift, loosen and support You’ll need good access to both yokes, so remove any bodywork...

Gallery: BMW R1200 range gets 2017 update

Gallery: BMW R1200 range gets 2017 update

The entire BMW R1200 range has been updated for 2017 to comply with the upcoming Euro4 regulations. Changes the the R120 range include a judder damper on the transmission output shaft, revised...

SPY SHOT: New Ducati Supersport S revealed

SPY SHOT: New Ducati Supersport S revealed

Ducati have a habit of giving the hordes of Ducatisti who make the pilgrimage to Misano for World Ducati Week a bit of an extra treat. It started in 2014 when the firm hid the Scrambler in a shipping...

Guy Martin finishes world’s toughest mountain bike race

Guy Martin finishes world’s toughest mountain bike race

TT star, truck fitter and television celebrity Guy Martin has finished the 2712 mile Tour Divide mountain bike race in an impressive 18 days, six hours and 23 minutes. Averaging 150 miles a day. As...

Fowlers Motorcycles' 90th birthday bash

Fowlers Motorcycles' 90th birthday bash

In 1926, Frank and Alice Fowler opened a small corner shop in the heart of Bristol and were joined a year later by their eldest son, Harry, then just 14 years of age. Nine decades later, on Sunday...

Event: Calling all petrol heads

Event: Calling all petrol heads

When: August 13 What: Petrol Heads Where: Hanger 42, Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground, Leicestershire, LE17 5QS A whole host of championship-winning bikes and riders are coming to Bruntingthorpe this...

MotoGP's Best Battles: No7 Suzuka 1991

MotoGP's Best Battles: No7 Suzuka 1991

Our pick of the 10 greatest premier-class multi-rider dogfights of all time ast, serpentine and barrier-lined, Suzuka is no track for the faint hearted. And there were no faint hearts here. Four...

Malle Mile ‘gentlemanly’ event this Saturday

Malle Mile ‘gentlemanly’ event this Saturday

Probably the most ‘British’ event on the motorcycling calendar the Malle Mile takes place this weekend (July 2) at Kevington Hall, Kent. Described as ‘a motorcycle exhibition in motion’ the event is...

1987 Honda CBR600F: What we said then

1987 Honda CBR600F: What we said then

With Honda killing off the long running and legendary CBR600RR at the end of this year, we had a search through the archives to find what we thought of the first Honda CBR600F, way back in February...

Seven coolest modern Ducatis

Seven coolest modern Ducatis

You’ll be king of World Ducati Week with one of these beauties  Ducati Paul Smart 1000 LE (2006) The most exclusive and alluring of Ducati’s original, three-strong 1000DS-powered Sports Classics...

Desmo Daydreams: Five top Ducati memories

Desmo Daydreams: Five top Ducati memories

1. 2007 Hypermotard 1100: ‘Ruben Xaus slid right by me’ 90bhp, 76ftlb, 179kg So you’re trying to get your head around Ducati’s nutty new 90bhp V-twin supermoto, doing your best to find your way around...

BMW updates entire R1200 range

BMW updates entire R1200 range

BMW has revealed a range of technical updates to an array of bikes as it brings them into line with new Euro4 emissions and noise regulations with the whole of F800 range and many of the R1200 models...