September

F1 pundit Martin Brundle talks sports tourers

F1 pundit Martin Brundle talks sports tourers

We recently took five sports tourers to the famous Nurburgring - the Aprilia Caponord 1200 Rally, BMW K1600GTL, KTM 1290 Super Duke GT, Kawasaki ZZR1400 and Yamaha's new MT-10 with every official...

Apple in talks with Lit Motors

Apple in talks with Lit Motors

According to The New York Times, tech giant Apple is reportedly in talks with San Francisco start up Lit Motors, the creators of the self-balancing electric motorcycle called the C-1. As well as being...

Anatomy of the Triumph Infor Rocket Streamliner

Anatomy of the Triumph Infor Rocket Streamliner

Guy Martin's motorcycle landspeed record didn't exactly go to plan, but both the man himelf and Triumph have vowed to return and give it another crack as soon as they can. But what exactly makes up a...

First ride: Kymco People GT 300i

First ride: Kymco People GT 300i

Not all scooters are the same. If you were on holiday in Italy this summer, you can’t have failed to notice the legions of big-wheel scooters that pack every village square, street corner and city...

Honda Moto 17 teases 2017 model line-up

Honda Moto 17 teases 2017 model line-up

Honda has teased its 2017 model line-up with the launch of a new website title Honda Moto 17. The website appears to have sections for six different models - an off-road CRF, the Africa Twin, the...

Video: The last motorcycle to reach Timbuktu

Video: The last motorcycle to reach Timbuktu

As part of MCN’s Farewell to the Yamaha XT Special, Nick Sanders talks about riding his XT660R to Timbuktu.  By Nick Sanders, the fastest man around the world The plan was to lead 20 riders 4659...

MCN speaks to Triumph Infor Rocket Streamliner designers

MCN speaks to Triumph Infor Rocket Streamliner designers

After reaching 274.2mph during a practice run in August, Guy Martin and Triumph returned to the Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah last week with their sights set on 400mph and a new record in the Division C...

Carole Nash needs your help to decide this year’s Motofoto finalists

Carole Nash needs your help to decide this year’s Motofoto finalists

Voting for this year’s Motofoto competition ends Wednesday, September 21, and with hundreds of entries now whittled down to the top 100 ready for your votes. The annual amateur photographer...

New Yamaha R6 on the way?

New Yamaha R6 on the way?

Yamaha have released a new video that hints at a new mid-capacity sportsbike being readied in the wings ahead of a 2017 launch. Titled R World, it’s thought that the video hints at a new R6, with the...

New Honda Fireblade revealed

New Honda Fireblade revealed

Honda will release a new CBR1000RR Fireblade for 2017, and these spy shots of a production-ready bike being ridden on track in Croatia last week finally reveal more about how the CBR will look, and...

Poll: Will you be buying the new Honda Fireblade?

Poll: Will you be buying the new Honda Fireblade?

MCN has just revealed spy shots of the new Fireblade. Will you be buying one?

This week's issue: New Fireblade spied

This week's issue: New Fireblade spied

In this week’s edition of MCN, available in newsagents, on iPad and Android from September 21: Top-secret new Fireblade The 2017 superbike that Honda doesn’t want you to see Guy Martin’s land speed...

Riderless motorcycle attempts to outperform human riders

Riderless motorcycle attempts to outperform human riders

Are we getting a glimpse into the future? A motorbike that needs no human input is here.  Microengineering French student Eric Unnervik has developed a miniature riderless motorcycle. And no,...

How to memorise 37 miles of the TT course

How to memorise 37 miles of the TT course

Having won around the Isle of Man TT course a sensational 23 times, there are few who know the circuit better than John McGuinness.  Here's how to memorise the 37-mile TT course by the legend...

Video: Domino's Pizza delivery driver pops a wheelie on London road

Video: Domino's Pizza delivery driver pops a wheelie on London road

A Domino's Pizza delivery driver has caused quite a stir on the ol' social media when he/she was filmed performing a wheelie - and falling off - on Clapham High Street in south London. Some Twitter...

MCN readers favourite bikes of 2016

MCN readers favourite bikes of 2016

The MCN awards are our pick of the best metal to be released this year and covers multiple categories.  So you'll all be pleased to know the results for this year's MCN Awards will be revealed in...

Catch an exclusive screening of Easy Rider

Catch an exclusive screening of Easy Rider

Fancy an exclusive screening of the 1969 film Easy Rider this month? Of course you do! Who wouldn't want to see Wyatt (Peter Fonda) and Billy (Dennis Hopper) bedecked in copious leather and...

Video: Officially the world's fastest monowheel motorcycle

Video: Officially the world's fastest monowheel motorcycle

Forget Land Speed record attempts at Bonneville Salt Flats - damn you weather conditions - there's a new vehicle on the scene which has earned a coveted space in the 2017 Guinness World...

New app REALRIDER introduces life-saving crash detection technology

New app REALRIDER introduces life-saving crash detection technology

Paid Promotion Join a community of over 25,000 bikers and download the new version of REALRIDER. The new App features life-saving crash detection technology, worldwide route recording, the ability to plan, store and...

Crash brings end to Guy Martin's record hopes

Crash brings end to Guy Martin's record hopes

Triumph's land speed record aspirations ended with disappointment today as a crash brought an abrupt end to the challenge after Guy lost control of the Infor Rocket Streamliner a mile into an FIM run.

Live from Bonneville: Guy Martin's Land Speed record attempt comes to an abrupt end

Live from Bonneville: Guy Martin's Land Speed record attempt comes to an abrupt end

Crash puts end to Guy's Land Speed record hopes LSR Day two: Minor tumble causes further delay Just as it looked hopeful for a speed run, the Streamliner fell over while being towed on the salt.

Growing family? Watsonian Squire have you covered

Growing family? Watsonian Squire have you covered

Those lovely people at the Watsonian Squire sidecar factory have just rolled their latest build out of the door, a Triumph T100 Bonneville paired with a wide-body GP700 chair. TOP STORIES Honda CB300...

Whatever happened to MotoGP’s fag money?

Whatever happened to MotoGP’s fag money?

FACT FILE Entered racing Early 1970s Famous for Pouring cash into the GP paddock Banned from racing 2006 Over several decades, bike racing was a favourite shop window for the tobacco giants. The sport...

Gallery: All the action from the Salt Flats with Guy Martin

Gallery: All the action from the Salt Flats with Guy Martin

MCN's Senior Road Tester, Adam Child, has joined Guy Martin and the Triumph Motorcycles Land Speed team for the highly anticipated Land Speed record attempt.  Read our live feed from the...

Indian Scout FTR750 to make racing debut

Indian Scout FTR750 to make racing debut

The new Indian Scout FTR750 will make its racing debut at the Santa Rosa Mile AMA Pro Flat Track race in California on September 25. The bike, which was officially unveiled at the Sturgis Rally, will...

Lazareth’s mighty Maserati V8 powered behemoth

Lazareth’s mighty Maserati V8 powered behemoth

Some things are just plain nuts. The LM847 falls directly into that category. It’s a strange cross between a quad bike and a motorcycle – with its four wheels paired up so closely that you can lean it...

No Land Speed Record attempt for Guy

No Land Speed Record attempt for Guy

The much-anticipated Triumph Motorcycles Rocket Streamliner land speed record attempt won't go ahead today due to adverse weather conditions, which have led to poor salt conditions. Keep up with our...

Meet Honda's new adventure scoot

Meet Honda's new adventure scoot

Honda have confirmed that the X-ADV scooter, first shown as the City Adventure concept in Milan last year, will be going into production and have released images and a video featuring the finished...

A need for speed…

A need for speed…

  1956 -214.50mph - Johnny Allen The Texas Cee-gar Reworked to breathe through twin carbs – the signature of the later road Bonneville – the 650cc Thunderbird-based machine ran on 60% nitro and...

Triumph & Bonneville – the sequel

Triumph & Bonneville – the sequel

The words ‘Triumph’ and ‘Bonneville’ have been inextricably linked for years due to the bike that blends those names. But now the British marque is going back to its roots and is once again aiming for...

Poll: How many miles will you be riding this year?

Poll: How many miles will you be riding this year?

How many miles will you be riding this year?

Riding the world's best motorbikes: Michael Neeves and the tools of his trade

Riding the world's best motorbikes: Michael Neeves and the tools of his trade

MCN's senior road tester Michael Neeves is starring in the latest promo video released by the organisers of Motorcycle Live which is back at Birmingham's NEC in November. Revealing how he...

Royal Enfield UK growth

Royal Enfield UK growth

Royal Enfield have opened a new store this week at Thatto Heath in St Helen’s, Merseyside, in an attempt to expand their dealership network in the UK, and offer riders another place to immerse...

Gallery: Classic action from the Goodwood Revival

Gallery: Classic action from the Goodwood Revival

MCN's Senior Road Tester Adam Child took on a selection of the biggest racing legends in this year's Barry Sheene Memorial race at the prestigious Goodwood Revival.  Pleased with his fourth place...

Honda CB300 gets TT treatment

Honda CB300 gets TT treatment

Honda’s retro 300 TT Racer concept machine has been unveiled under the radar but is now attracting a lot of attention. Like the CX-02 it was the work of one of Honda’s outlying R&D subsidiaries.

Plans revealed: Honda CB500X gets tough

Plans revealed: Honda CB500X gets tough

Honda presented the CX-02 Concept in February this year at the Auto Expo in Delhi, India, but new patents lodged suggest that it will be going into production as the new CB500X. If you missed the...