October

MCN's long term Ducati Multistrada 1200 Enduro stolen

MCN's long term Ducati Multistrada 1200 Enduro stolen

MCN's long term Ducati Multistrada 1200 Enduro (reg No. KU16 RXX) was stolen last night (Tuesday October 11) from Cineworld Northampton, located in the Sixfields Leisure Park. The theft occurred...

Want an R1M? Go online now

Want an R1M? Go online now

Orders for Yamaha's latest R1M are being taken now, but you'll have to go online rather than taking a trip to your local showroom. Potential customers have until the end of February to register...

Germany votes to ban internal combustion engine by 2030

Germany votes to ban internal combustion engine by 2030

The top legislative body in Germany - the Bundesrat - has voted to ban all internal combustion engines by the year 2030. The legislation calls on the European Commission to "evaluate the recent tax...

Could self-driving cars increase bike sales?

Could self-driving cars increase bike sales?

We all have friends who say they would love to give motorcycling a go, but think riding on the road is too much of a risk. But all that could change according to Karl Viktor Schaller, head of...

MV Agusta unveil F3 RC

MV Agusta unveil F3 RC

MV Agusta has taken the wraps off the special edition F3 RC race replica, available on both 675 and 800 models, and limited to just 350 units. RC is short for Reparto Corse, or Racing Department, as...

Poll: Should Cal have a factory bike next year?

Poll: Should Cal have a factory bike next year?

Should Cal have a factory bike next year?

New bikes from USA

New bikes from USA

American motorcycle company UM Motorcycles have started to import their range of small capacity bikes into Europe. While the firm is based in Miami, Florida, the bikes are built in India and China.

Segoni G800 Oro unveiled

Segoni G800 Oro unveiled

 This knockout machine has been built by Italian company Segoni and is called the Oro due to the fact its frame is plated in 24-karat gold! Powered by a Kawasaki Z800 engine, the Oro not only has...

Midalu 2.5 litre V6 unveiled

Midalu 2.5 litre V6 unveiled

This stunner from Midalu isn’t for the weak-hearted. Not only does its 2.5-litre V6 engine make 200bhp, the bike also costs a massive 120,000 Euros! “This bike has been 11 years in development as we...

Horex are back, again

Horex are back, again

German motorcycle manufacturer Horex have started producing two versions of their VR6 powered road bikes. Once a famous global brand, Horex started building bikes in 1923 and in the mid-1950s they...

Mondial return

Mondial return

Italian motorcycle manufacturer Mondial is back in business, albeit producing small capacity bikes built in China. While the Mondial name is still owned by the Boselli family, the rights to use it...

This week's issue: Honda V4 super-test

This week's issue: Honda V4 super-test

In this week’s edition of MCN, available in newsagents, on iPad and Android from October 12: Honda V4 super-test From the posters on our bedroom walls to the Route Napoleon in France, we bring Honda's...

BMW reveal new K1600B bagger

BMW reveal new K1600B bagger

BMW Motorrad have just whipped the covers off their new K1600B bagger in America – the market that asked for this version, and where the firm will undoubtedly sell the most of this quirky...

How to slipstream a bike at the North West 200

How to slipstream a bike at the North West 200

Bruce Dunn is MCN’s resident speed tester and has entered the NW six times, four times on a 250GP and twice on a Supertwin. His fastest speed logged at 166mph on a 2008 Yamaha TZ250. Now Bruce gives...

London gets set for Kickback custom show

London gets set for Kickback custom show

London's Olympia will come to life with the sights of beautiful custom machinery later this month as the Kickback show returns on October 29 and 30. The show will feature the works of experienced...

Whatever happened to the JPS Norton team?

Whatever happened to the JPS Norton team?

The JPS Norton team put the pride back into British motorcycle racing, winning British championships against the might of the Japanese. The unique rotary-engined Nortons were not only amongst the...

Guy Martin at Bonneville - the full story

Guy Martin at Bonneville - the full story

Trying to achieve 400mph on two wheels was never going to be easy. Racing the Isle of Man TT or the Dakar Rally is hard, but they’re more about endurance and consistency than they are about breaking...

Why it’s a good time to buy a sharp Blade

Why it’s a good time to buy a sharp Blade

With the announcement of Honda’s new Fireblades at the Intermot show earlier this week, now is the perfect time to get a good deal on the outgoing model. With the Fireblade SP, Honda has given...

Intermot 2016: Part 3 - Everything else from the international show

Intermot 2016: Part 3 - Everything else from the international show

With Intermot 2016 coming to an end this weekend we give you three galleries from everything else at the show, including helmets and gold-plated bike frames.  Above is part three... For part...

Intermot 2016: Part 2 - Everything else from the international show

Intermot 2016: Part 2 - Everything else from the international show

With Intermot 2016 coming to an end this weekend we give you three galleries from everything else at the show, including helmets and gold-plated bike frames.  Above is part two... For part one...

Intermot 2016: Part 1 - Everything else from the international show

Intermot 2016: Part 1 - Everything else from the international show

With Intermot 2016 coming to an end this weekend we give you three galleries from everything else at the show, including helmets and gold-plated bike frames.  Above is part one... For part two...

My life in bikes: Lin Jarvis

My life in bikes: Lin Jarvis

‘I’m riding more than ever’   How did you first get into bikes? I’ve been riding since I was 15. I started off riding trials – my father was a trials rider and so when I was at a reasonable...

The brains behind Guy Martin’s land speed record attempt

The brains behind Guy Martin’s land speed record attempt

With channel 4 airing Guy Martin’s land speed record attempt tomorrow, we thought we’d catch up with some of the boffins that designed the Triumph Infor Rocket Streamliner and helped Guy get to grips...

Intermot 2016: Motorcycle launches and stunning debuts

Intermot 2016: Motorcycle launches and stunning debuts

MCN attended one of the world's biggest motorcycle shows in the world, Intermot, in Germany to bring you all the latest news about 2017's hottest models. All our updates from the show are below,...

The king is back! The Custom King that is…

The king is back! The Custom King that is…

Harley-Davidson’s Battle of the Kings is back for its third year as the firm goes in search of a new 2017 Custom King. The competition, hailed as ‘the largest bike customisation competition’ in the...

Top 10: AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building

Top 10: AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building

The AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building has been running since 2004 and brings together the very best custom bikes on the planet to crown one ultimate winner. And don’t think this is a...

Win tickets to exclusive Triumph launch party!

Win tickets to exclusive Triumph launch party!

Opportunities like this don’t come along very often. MCN has teamed up with Triumph UK to offer 50 readers the chance to win a pair of tickets each to an exclusive world launch party on October...

Intermot 2016: Custom bikes to the max

Intermot 2016: Custom bikes to the max

Intermot 2016 saw an array of some bitchin' custom bikes.  Forget about the new 939 SuperSport S and who really cares about Honda's Fireblade SP?* TOP STORIES “If you look up cool in the...

“If you look up cool in the dictionary a f***ing picture of Triumph comes up…”

“If you look up cool in the dictionary a f***ing picture of Triumph comes up…”

When Triumph Ambassador and former WSB star Carl Fogarty rocks up to present a new bike at Intermot, MCN has got to have a word. Carl Fogarty introduced the new Triumph Street Cup at the international...

WSB champion Jonathan Rea reveals his secret to winning races: Confidence-boosting Alpinestars airbag

WSB champion Jonathan Rea reveals his secret to winning races: Confidence-boosting Alpinestars airbag

The man inches away from taking his second World Superbike Championship has spoken to MCN about how putting all his faith in Alpinestars Tech-Air system when racing has improved his pace. Speaking at...

Gallery: Part 4 of Intermot international motorcycle show

Gallery: Part 4 of Intermot international motorcycle show

Intermot International Motorcycle Show continues and in part four of our gallery series here in Germany we've got a selection of Ducati and Yamaha bikes for you.  Including the new 939 SuperSport...

Poll: What’s your top bike from the Cologne Show so far?

Poll: What’s your top bike from the Cologne Show so far?

What’s your top bike from the Cologne Show so far?

Gallery: Street crawlers

Gallery: Street crawlers

The factory-fresh custom scene is growing rapidly, and Harley-Davidson reckon their new Roadster has it all, with decent handling and style. TOP STORIES Intermot: Ducati SuperSport revealed ...

Gallery: Part 3 of Intermot international motorcycle show

Gallery: Part 3 of Intermot international motorcycle show

Continuing our epic shindig at Intermot International Motorcycle Show, more drooling and dribbling imminent straight through to 2017. Here is a selection of images from Aprilia, Kymco and Horex...

Gallery: Part 2 of Intermot international motorcycle show

Gallery: Part 2 of Intermot international motorcycle show

We had a right ol' good time drooling over the 2017 new bikes and updates at Intermot.  So much so that we decided to put absolutely everything in a gallery, FOUR in fact, above is part two with...

Gallery: Part 1 of Intermot international motorcycle show

Gallery: Part 1 of Intermot international motorcycle show

The MCN team spent absolutely every second of every hour at Intermot in Germany to bring you the latest news in the motorcycle industry.  From the new Honda Fireblade SP, to the new BMW R nineT...