2017

Video: Ducati SuperSport first ride

Video: Ducati SuperSport first ride

Update, February 14, 5:30pm After a three hour 80km road ride in wet conditions on the standard SuperSport model Neevesy reckons the bike leans much more to the sporty side of the spectrum: "I was...

Ducati and Honda Backing for Hailwood Parade

Ducati and Honda Backing for Hailwood Parade

The Sports Motorcycles Ducati 900SS, a Honda 297cc six, and the 750cc BSA Rocket III that Mike Hailwood rode in the 1972 Daytona 200 will be the stars of a spectacular tribute to Hailwood at Castle...

2017 Classic Bike of the Year winner announced #MCNShow

2017 Classic Bike of the Year winner announced #MCNShow

In association with Coys and Godin, this year's Classic Bike of the Year 2017, saw an array of some highly impressive machines. But there can only be one winner. This year saw Les Phelps crowned...

2017 Custom bike competition winners announced #MCNShow

2017 Custom bike competition winners announced #MCNShow

An exquisite, titanium framed V11 Moto Guzzi took top honours in the MCN London Custom Building Championship at the weekend (Feb 17-19) despite some impressive competition from the cream of custom...

Classic or modern? Which #MCNShow used bike would you pick?

Classic or modern? Which #MCNShow used bike would you pick?

We've had a wide variety of used bikes at the 2017 Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show. Some with high price tags, others with a wealth of history but all with an interesting story to tell, whether...

Round-up: 2017 Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show

Round-up: 2017 Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show

The 2017 Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show opened its doors to visitors on Friday with punters arriving in a flurry to see the latest bikes, buy gear and watch the Australian and British 'Slide'...

Video: Ducati GP bikes started up at Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show

Video: Ducati GP bikes started up at Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show

If you’ve ever been stood next to a Grand Prix bike when it’s fired up you’ll know how the ground shakes along with most of your internal organs as the machine roads into life. If you haven’t, take a...

10 top motorcycle t-shirts

10 top motorcycle t-shirts

Looking great doesn’t have to involve expensive fashion labels; here are our 10 of our top t-shirts available from the MCN t-shirt shop. Which design is your favourite? Exhaust identification,...

Team Classic Suzuki riders announced at 2017 MCN Show

Team Classic Suzuki riders announced at 2017 MCN Show

Team Classic Suzuki have announced their rider lineup for the 2017 Endurance Legends 4-hour race, with MCN Senior Road Tester Michael Neeves racing alongside racing legends Steve Parrish and James...

Raise brake expectations

Raise brake expectations

Get to know your brakes It is possible to ride many miles without the need for hard braking. In fact, if you are frequently using heavy braking in your everyday riding then it is a sign that your...

Testing times for 2017 KTM adventure weapons

Testing times for 2017 KTM adventure weapons

MCN’s Senior Road Tester Adam Child has packed his bags and is heading to Corsica to ride KTM’s powerful 1290 Super Adventure S and the new 1090 Adventure. The powerful Super Adventure first appeared...

Bespoke motorcycle specials in custom comp

Bespoke motorcycle specials in custom comp

Check out the best bespoke motorcycle specials in Europe at the 2017 Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle show. Now in it's fourth year, the London Custom Bike Building Championships arrives in the...

MCN Show: Suzuki Sheene and retro bikes

MCN Show: Suzuki Sheene and retro bikes

Along with some retro Suzuki bikes, the 2017 Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show there will be a rare collection of memorabilia from British motorcycling hero Barry Sheene, including race leathers,...

Don't miss the COYS auction at 2017 MCN London Show

Don't miss the COYS auction at 2017 MCN London Show

From race bikes to basket cases, a smorgasbord of exotic road and race bikes goes up for sale on February 18 as prestigious auctioneers Coys of Kensington start the bidding at this year's Carole...

Top retro bikes at 2017 MCN Motorcycle Show

Top retro bikes at 2017 MCN Motorcycle Show

The retro scene just keeps on getting bigger and bigger, with most manufacturers now offering several of their own factory retro bikes. There are yet more retro bikes coming your way for 2017, and...

Ernie Vigil on superhero powers & the art of control

Ernie Vigil on superhero powers & the art of control

American stunt rider Ernie Vigil tells all to MCN American stunt rider extraordinaire Ernie Vigil will be putting Triumph's brand spanking Street Triple 765 through its paces at the 2017 Carole Nash...

Video: Chris Walker backs the Brits at London Show

Video: Chris Walker backs the Brits at London Show

Visit the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show this weekend for a chance to see Chris Walker kick-ass in the 'Slide' live action show this weekend. Walker will be on the British team, along with...

Handcrafted builds and a limited edition cover, thanks Built

Handcrafted builds and a limited edition cover, thanks Built

Built, the magazine dedicated to scramblers, cafe racers, trackers and bobbers, will be showcasing some of the UK’s cutting edge bikes at the 2017 Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show. Along with...

Top adventure bikes at 2017 MCN Motorcycle Show

Top adventure bikes at 2017 MCN Motorcycle Show

The adventure bike class shows no signs of slowing, with plenty of new globetrotting machines updated or released for 2017. These are our pick of the best adventure bikes on display at the Carole Nash...

2017 MCN Show: Day 2 of London set-up

2017 MCN Show: Day 2 of London set-up

We've been at the London ExCel from yesterday setting up for the 2017 Carole Nash MCN Motorcycle Show. Above you can see how day two has gone on: Lots of bikes arriving and gear being laid out. See...

Top 2017 sportsbikes at 2017 London show

Top 2017 sportsbikes at 2017 London show

2017 is going to be a good year for sportsbike fans all over the world, and we have some of the most important ones at the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show this weekend. Suzuki GSX-R1000R...

Great bike owners wanted!

Great bike owners wanted!

Have you ever owned any of the following bikes? Was it hugely significant to you – maybe as your first big bike? If so, we want to hear from you for a series of forthcoming features in MCN. Please...

Gallery: 2017 Ducati SuperSport first ride

Gallery: 2017 Ducati SuperSport first ride

Ducati's new SuperSport impressed Senior Road Tester Michael Neeves, although he was surprised by just how sporty it is. Neevesy rode the base SuperSport model on the roads surrounding the Monteblanco...

See the Ducati Superleggera at the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show

See the Ducati Superleggera at the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show

The ultra-exclusive, carbon fibre-framed Ducati 1299 Superleggera will be on display at the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show at London ExCel, February 17-19. The Superlegerra is Ducati's...

Battle of the builds at the Carole Nash MCN London show

Battle of the builds at the Carole Nash MCN London show

Custom Bike Championships head to the Carole Nash MCN London Show next month See Europe’s best custom bikes in London from February 17-19 as part of the London Custom Bike Championships. Now in its...

2017's hottest bikes! Nortons star at London Show

2017's hottest bikes! Nortons star at London Show

Two of the most exciting bikes of 2017 have just been confirmed for the upcoming Carole Nash London Motorcycle Show. The all-new 200bhp British designed and built superbikes will be the jewels in the...

Proof! There's more to Essex than TOWIE

Proof! There's more to Essex than TOWIE

Burnham-on-Crouch isn’t the kind of place you ride through or past, it’s the kind of place you ride to. Situated along the southern end of the Dengie peninsula in Essex, on the north bank of the River...

Ducati SuperSport: Your questions answered

Ducati SuperSport: Your questions answered

What’s the wind protection like from such a small screen? It is relatively small, but it’s adjustable and on the fast A-roads and motorways we tested the bike it was fine. There was no buffeting and...

Finance: 'Get yourself a new bike for less'

Finance: 'Get yourself a new bike for less'

Personal Contract Purchase now finances 20-30% of all new bikes sold in the UK, and it’s growing fast. But it might not be right for you, so make sure you understand what it is and how it...

Win a Harley-Davidson plus the riding trip of a lifetime

Win a Harley-Davidson plus the riding trip of a lifetime

Harley-Davidson are offering the chance to win a free bike along with a riding trip in America What's better than a motorcycle? A free one of course. Harley-Davidson are running a competition where...

Gallery: Carole Nash MCN London show sets up

Gallery: Carole Nash MCN London show sets up

London is getting ready for the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show Things are starting to get underway at the ExCel in London as we prepare for this year’s Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show.

Rider (and bike) get a lift from a bus!

Rider (and bike) get a lift from a bus!

Need a lift mate? One rider who had the misfortune of breaking down on the N2 in Dublin found himself on the route of a compassionate bus driver who picked him up, along with his bike. The rider was...

New KTM 790 is scalpel-sharp

New KTM 790 is scalpel-sharp

KTM prepares to put stunning 790 concept bike into production KTM are getting ready to unleash this sharp-looking 790 weapon. MCN managed to get hold of these spy shots as the Austrian firm held...

Yamaha SCR950 gets Yard Built treatment

Yamaha SCR950 gets Yard Built treatment

New Yard Built SCR950 from Jess Palhegyi Design Yamaha have been at it again. The first machine of 2017 to be a part of their Yard Built Project has been unveiled, this time with their new SCR950 in...

Poll: What do you use to keep your bike safe from thieves?

Poll: What do you use to keep your bike safe from thieves?

What do you use to keep your bike safe from thieves?   Looking for the perfect two-wheeled companion? Visit MCN Bikes For Sale website or use MCN's Bikes For Sale App.

Last chance to get advance show tickets

Last chance to get advance show tickets

If you're thinking of coming to the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show this weekend there are only a few hours left to take advantage of the £17 advance ticket price. The offer ends at...