October

New Yamaha R World teaser video

New Yamaha R World teaser video

Despite all the new model launches at Intermot today, the bike teased in the first R World video was not shown. Yamaha instead released a new teaser video, revealing the launch date of the new model...

This week's issue: 39 new bikes revealed

This week's issue: 39 new bikes revealed

In this week’s edition of MCN, available in newsagents, on iPad and Android from October 5: 2017 stunners revealed 22 pages of new metal, starring two all-new Fireblade SPs, new BMW R nineT Racer and...

Intermot: Several Ducatis receive minor upgrades

Intermot: Several Ducatis receive minor upgrades

Several models in the Ducati line up will get minor upgrades for 2017 - mostly to bring the in line with Euro4 regulations. 1299 Panigale The standard and S models gain the next generation of EVO...

Intermot: Ducati SuperSport revealed

Intermot: Ducati SuperSport revealed

Ducati’s two new SuperSport models mark a significant change of direction  for the traditionally sportsbike-focused Italian powerhouse. These bikes, according to the factory, “blend Ducati’s...

Intermot: Retro Honda CB1100EX updated for 2017

Intermot: Retro Honda CB1100EX updated for 2017

The standard CB1100EX model gets a raft of nips and tucks for 2017. Front and rear lights are now LED and the new 18in wheels run stainless steel spokes. The rims roll under a new 41mm Showa Dual...

Intermot: Honda reveal café-cool CB1100RS

Intermot: Honda reveal café-cool CB1100RS

Honda’s retro CB1100 has never been the rampant success story they’d hoped for. A stylistic blend of the SOHC CB750 of the 1970s and the twin-cam models of the 1980s, there was never much wrong with...

Intermot: Honda's new CBR1000RR SP2 homologation special

Intermot: Honda's new CBR1000RR SP2 homologation special

This is more like it! Honda’s previous Fireblade range-topping model was a slightly apologetic attempt at taking the Fireblade up a level, but this new SP2 is the real deal, and then some.  A...

Intermot: Stunning new 2017 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP

Intermot: Stunning new 2017 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP

‘All 1000cc sportsbikes are extraordinary examples of high performance engineering. But for us, for our new Fireblade, we want extraordinary to be the pleasure of handling and controlling such a...

Intermot: New KTM 1090 Adventure revealed

Intermot: New KTM 1090 Adventure revealed

For those willing to concede that the vast majority of their riding be on the tarmac, the standard 1090 Adventure is the more logical option. Fundamentally the same bike as the Adventure R, it...

Intermot: New KTM 1090 Adventure R unveiled

Intermot: New KTM 1090 Adventure R unveiled

KTM’s continual drive to offer bigger, better, and more banzai adventure bikes has gone to a whole new level for 2017. Gone is the 1050 Adventure, and the whole family of 1190s, replaced by a cleaner...

Intermot: KTM 1290 Super Adventure T unveiled

Intermot: KTM 1290 Super Adventure T unveiled

The new 1290 Super Adventure T isn’t really that new. This is essentially the current Super Adventure, made Euro4 compliant and given an extra character on the end of its name (T for Travel) to make a...

Intermot: KTM 1290 Super Adventure R unveiled

Intermot: KTM 1290 Super Adventure R unveiled

Blimey. This is going to be epic. Take the engine from the Super Duke R, give it a fiddle and a tweak, shove it in a huge hardcore enduro chassis, and pull the pin. If you thought the 1190 Adventure R...

Intermot: All-new 2017 Yamaha SCR950 street scrambler

Intermot: All-new 2017 Yamaha SCR950 street scrambler

America was introduced to the SCR950 earlier this year, and Europe quickly threw its dummy out of the pram. We wanted the new scrambler, too – and now we’re getting it. Based heavily on the XV950, the...

Intermot: Bold update for 2017 Yamaha MT-09

Intermot: Bold update for 2017 Yamaha MT-09

Yamaha’s simple recipe for the original MT-09 was a moment of pure genius. Now three years old, the firm has gifted the 850cc triple a host of significant updates for 2017, making this a genuine...

Intermot: Triumph reveal new 900cc Bonneville family

Intermot: Triumph reveal new 900cc Bonneville family

Triumph blew everyone away with a stunning range of retro rockets this year and three more mouthwatering offerings look set to stun in 2017. The new range will boast a full complement of 900cc...

Intermot: Suzuki V-Strom 1000 updated for 2017

Intermot: Suzuki V-Strom 1000 updated for 2017

The V-Strom 1000 gets a range clean-up and a host of small changes – all of which adds up to a better offering. Gone are rambling something-or-other editions, and in come two models, the stock V-Strom...

Intermot: New 2017 Suzuki V-Strom 650 unveiled

Intermot: New 2017 Suzuki V-Strom 650 unveiled

The 2017 V-Strom 650 may not be an all-new model, but it’s not far off. The long-suffering 645cc V-twin engine has been around so long that universities let their students practice archaeology on it –...

Intermot: Homologation special Kawasaki ZX-10RR revealed

Intermot: Homologation special Kawasaki ZX-10RR revealed

Homologation specials used to make a very shouty visual statement, but Kawasaki have gone completely the other way with their ZX-10RR for 2017. Available only in this wildly subdued Winter Edition...

Intermot: Improvements made to Kawasaki Z1000SX

Intermot: Improvements made to Kawasaki Z1000SX

For 2017 the SX gets Euro4 updates, and changes to its styling as well as improvements to its sporting and touring capabilities. The overall look is now closer to the Ninja family, while the fairings...

Intermot: Kawasaki Ninja 650 replaces ER-6f

Intermot: Kawasaki Ninja 650 replaces ER-6f

Right, calm down, this isn’t an over-bored replacement for the ZX-6R, it’s actually the parallel-twin ER-6f with a mass of updates and improvements, all dressed up to look like a closer relative of...

Intermot: Updates to BMW S1000 range

Intermot: Updates to BMW S1000 range

The S1000 range has been a phenomenal success for BMW. Kicking off in 2010 with the original S1000RR, that bike has continued to evolve, keeping it at the sharpest end of the superbike sector, while...

Intermot: BMW R nineT Pure joins retro range

Intermot: BMW R nineT Pure joins retro range

Joining the ever-growing R nineT family aongisde the Racer is this, the base model in the line-up, dubbed the ‘Pure’. Stripped of all bells and whistles, it’s the most similar in style to the original...

Intermot: R nineT Racer leads BMW's retro revolution

Intermot: R nineT Racer leads BMW's retro revolution

BMW’s reinvention continues in 2017 with more new models that mark the German firm out as one of the most innovatively on-trend manufacturers in the market. And leading the charge is this beautiful R...

Revised Aprilia RSV RF and Tuono V4 for 2017

Revised Aprilia RSV RF and Tuono V4 for 2017

Both the Aprilia RSV4 and Tuono V4 1100 receive updates for 2017, with the Italian manufacturer claiming the RSV4 is one second a lap faster than the ourgoing model. Engines in both models are noew...

Moto Guzzi Audace Carbon revealed

Moto Guzzi Audace Carbon revealed

Joining the standard Moto Guzzi Audace for 2017 will be the new Audace Carbon which, as the name suggests, features carbon bodywork as well as improved ergonomics. The Audace Carbon doesn't feature...

How to make it in a man's world

How to make it in a man's world

Jenny Tinmouth – Honda Racing BSB rider, fastest female TT lap record holder with 119.945mph – talks to us about how to make it in a man's world. Jenny says: "The world of racing and motorbikes...