2017

20 questions: Marcel Duinker

20 questions: Marcel Duinker

Top WSB crew chief talks about life in the fast and slow lane. Q1. What are you riding? I am too ashamed to tell you. Q2. Who do you admire? Rossi. He’s a legend. Q3. Your worst riding habit? Not...

This week in news...

This week in news...

What every Saturday needs: This week in motorcycle news looked a bit like this... Triumph unveil new Street Triple 765 RS A whole decade has passed since Triumph unveiled the original Street Triple,...

In&motion create smartphone-connected crash vest that can call for help in an accident

In&motion create smartphone-connected crash vest that can call for help in an accident

In&motion has unveiled a new crash vest at the CES Show in Las Vegas, which will inflate in an impact and call for rescuers if it detects the rider isn’t moving. The vest, which is worn below your...

Toddler rides motorbike along busy streets with dad as pillion

Toddler rides motorbike along busy streets with dad as pillion

A young girl has been spotted riding a motorbike on the road with her presumed father riding as pillion. Travelling through what appears to be city streets, the girl seems to be in complete control –...

Infinity Motorcycles broken into five times

Infinity Motorcycles broken into five times

Last December, in the one month of the year when everyone typically summons their most generous side, a group of lads did the exact opposite and broke into Infinity Motorcycles. Five times. First, the...

The three best bikes Victory Motorcycles ever built

The three best bikes Victory Motorcycles ever built

Earlier this week, MCN revealed that Victory Motorcycles were to cease production immediately. Founded 18 years ago, a lack of global sales forced parent company Polaris to pull the plug in the...

First Ride Incoming: Triumph Street Scrambler

First Ride Incoming: Triumph Street Scrambler

MCN’s Andy Davidson is flying out to Spain for the world launch of the Triumph Street Scrambler this weekend. Unveiled to the public at the Milan Show late last year, this latest adaptation of the...

Throwback Thursday: Victory unveil V92C

Throwback Thursday: Victory unveil V92C

Polaris Industries announced on January 9, 2016 that all production of Victory Motorcycles is to cease, 20 years after the Victory brand was created. TOP STORIES Victory Motorcycles cease production...

This Is England actor releases John McGuinness documentary

This Is England actor releases John McGuinness documentary

Actor Andrew Shim, best known as Milky in This Is England, has released the first episode of his new web series Inside the Passion, which he hopes will bring motorcycle racing fans closer to their...

Here's your completely 3D printed RC motorcycle

Here's your completely 3D printed RC motorcycle

After focussing on car parts and radio controlled (RC) cars, 3D printing specialists BTI3Dlabs have turned their attention to two wheels, printing a miniature RC version of the Ducati draXter...

Jonathan Rea picks Carole Nash's 'Best Little Bikers'

Jonathan Rea picks Carole Nash's 'Best Little Bikers'

Motorcycle insurance broker, Carole Nash, has announced the winner of its Best Little Biker competition. Neve Longworth, 6, from Cononley, West Yorkshire, took victory over hundreds of other...

Black Douglas: Rose-tinted autocycles

Black Douglas: Rose-tinted autocycles

Black Douglas produces motorcycles that hark back to yesteryear There was a once a time when gentlemen wore hats, pannier mounts were briefcase holders and you could ride a motorcycle from London to...

7 brilliant reasons to ride this week

7 brilliant reasons to ride this week

Seven days and seven brilliant reasons to ride this week. Which will you be attending/are interested in?  1. Get your fitness regime off to a muddy start Hare & Hounds Mudfest ...

Your chance to win a Kawasaki Z300!

Your chance to win a Kawasaki Z300!

Kawasaki are giving anyone who registers for their 2017 dealer showroom launch events the chance to win a ‘Refined Raw’ Z300, complete with a unique paint scheme. The launches will take place on...

Poll: Will you be ordering Triumph’s all-new Street Triple 765?

Poll: Will you be ordering Triumph’s all-new Street Triple 765?

With the surprise unveiling of the Triumph Street Triple 765 RS, it seem only right to see what you lot think.  Are you interested in the UK manufacturers latest new bike? If so, answer...

In this week's issue: New Triumph special

In this week's issue: New Triumph special

It's #MCNWednesday again and this week's issue is a new Triumph special, with details of the UK manufacturers brand-spaning new range for 2017.  Triumph announced yesterday their new Street...

Triumph boost Street Triple 765 range for 2017

Triumph boost Street Triple 765 range for 2017

In addition to the range-topping Street Triple RS, Triumph will offer two further main model choices – the S and the R – as well as two spin-off models catering for A2 licence holders and the...

Triumph unveil hot new Street Triple 765 RS

Triumph unveil hot new Street Triple 765 RS

A whole decade has passed since Triumph unveiled the original Street Triple, which emerged blinking its trademark round headlamps into the daylight for 2007. It instantly defined a whole new attitude...

TCX discount gives dirt racers a chance to fill their boots

TCX discount gives dirt racers a chance to fill their boots

Italian boot brand TCX are offering all UK off-road racers an amazing discount on their range-topping motocross boots. The deal sees all ACU licenced riders get a whopping 35% off the rrp of the...

Get muddy over winter with these finance trail deals

Get muddy over winter with these finance trail deals

The road bike is in the garage tucked up warm away from all the nasty frost and salt currently invading the roads. But despite the weather you're still longing for your two wheel fix and watching...

Top 5 best-selling motorbike t-shirts

Top 5 best-selling motorbike t-shirts

If you're looking for a good offer on a motorcycle t-shirt then we'e got the top five from MCN's t-shirt shop here just for you. At the moment MCN's t-shirt shop has a discount on these tees -...

Victory Motorcycles cease production

Victory Motorcycles cease production

Polaris Industries, the giant American firm behind Victory Motorcycles and Indian Motorcycle, have announced that they will immediately begin winding down the Victory Motorcycles...

Video: BMW and Touratech unveil R 1200 GS Rambler

Video: BMW and Touratech unveil R 1200 GS Rambler

BMW's R1200GS may be broadly regarded as the go-to do-it-all adventure bike for everything from the daily commute to a bit of round-the-world globetrotting. But that's not to say that it couldn't be...

Riding clinic: ‘Go in faster and move up to the fast group’

Riding clinic: ‘Go in faster and move up to the fast group’

We road riders are taught to brake early on an approach to a corner, then power through. Going in steadily gives you the wiggle room to slow down, swerve, or even stop, if something unexpected...

20 questions with Adam Kay

20 questions with Adam Kay

The man credited with kickstarting the café racer movement in the UK, Adam Kay, reveals all in MCN's 20 question interview. Q1. What are you currently riding? I’m still riding my BMW R80 from 1979,...

The MCN test: Corporate Customs

The MCN test: Corporate Customs

Eventually, every trend is forced to break from its underground roots as commercialisation takes over. The anti-capitalist hippy generation soon saw their tie-dye T-shirts in mainstream shops...

This week in news...

This week in news...

What every Saturday needs: This week in motorcycle news looked a bit like this... Supersized Street Triple out soon Triumph look set to unveil the new Street Triple next week, a bike MCN has...

5 best-selling hoodies for winter

5 best-selling hoodies for winter

Here at MCN we love to give you an offer. So what better way to kick-off 2017 with some hoodie sales. All labelled with motorcycle designs and one with a Casey Stoner quote, sit tight and get cosy in...

Steve McQueen's vintage Harley up for sale

Steve McQueen's vintage Harley up for sale

Steve McQueen - Famous Hollywood actor, once the highest paid in his field, but also a massive lover of vintage motorcycles. Don't 'cha know! Now the opportunity has come to own, yes own, for...

How EagleRider found success selling the American Dream

How EagleRider found success selling the American Dream

25 years ago in a Los Angeles garage with only four motorcycles, Chris McIntyre and friend Jeff Brown started EagleRider with the sole purpose of giving motorcyclists the world over the chance to...

It’s a triumphant year at Hinckley

It’s a triumphant year at Hinckley

Triumph post financial results hailing successful 2016 Triumph have reported a rise in its profits, making £16.6 million in 2016, nearly double the £8.7 million profit of 2015. Bike sales are up 4.5%...

What was your first bike? MCN needs your help!

What was your first bike? MCN needs your help!

Have you owned any of these bikes? Honda CB400/4 (the ‘70s one) Harley-Davidson 883/1200 Sportster Kawasaki ZXR750 Did any of these bikes get you into biking? Do you have fond memories? Got any...

Ewan McGregor’s bike is up for sale

Ewan McGregor’s bike is up for sale

That bloke from the movies and one half of the duo that made up the Long Way Round/Down series (and long time fan of MCN) Ewan McGregor is selling one of his favourite motorcycles at the Bonhams...

Cosmo Connected unveil connected brake light

Cosmo Connected unveil connected brake light

French company Cosmo Connected have unveiled what they say is the world's first connected brake light for motorcycle riders at CES 2017. The Cosmo is an extra brake light consisting of 12 LEDs, which...

Video: Husqvarna gear up for 2017 Supercross season

Video: Husqvarna gear up for 2017 Supercross season

Rockstar Energy Husqvarna have released a promotional video featuring their 2017 factory Supercross riders.  The video features factory heroes Jason Andrerson, Christophe Pourcel, Martin Davalos...

Custom CX500 returns to the stone age, literally

Custom CX500 returns to the stone age, literally

Is it a motorcycle or a pretty boulder? You could accuse this Honda CX500 of being a stone-age machine – but that is what makes this bike so unique. Built by German stonemason and artist Chris Zernia,...