February

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...

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...

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...

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...

In this week's issue: New GSX-R1000 finally tested

In this week's issue: New GSX-R1000 finally tested

In this week’s issue, we have the world first ride of the new Suzuki GSX-R1000 and Triumphs new Street Triple 765. But do they have enough to rule the roost? Rossi in a world domination bid and wants...

Chris Walker will see you at the London show!

Chris Walker will see you at the London show!

Who will you be backing? The Brits or the Aussies?  John McGuinness, Chris Walker, Neil Hodgson, Aidan Collins will be up against Troy Corser, Billy McConnell, Mark Lemon and Kevin Doolan in the...

MCN Quiz of the Year results!

MCN Quiz of the Year results!

We're sure you're dying to get the answers for the MCN Quiz of 2016, aren't you?  Now, if you want to complete the quiz, because for some reason you missed our festive issue, you can download it...

Fancy owning Troy Corser’s Ducati 996 RS WSB bike?

Fancy owning Troy Corser’s Ducati 996 RS WSB bike?

Rare and exotic bikes up for sale at COYS auction More than 130 rare and classic motorcycles, worth millions of pounds, will be auctioned off on Saturday, February18 as the COYS auction returns to the...

Fantasy Road Race 2017 is go!

Fantasy Road Race 2017 is go!

MCN’s Fantasy Road Race competition is go for 2017! After a fantastic season of racing in 2016, now is the time for you to turn team manager and select your very own dream team for what promises to be...

Ducati SuperSport first ride incoming

Ducati SuperSport first ride incoming

We’ll be riding the new Supersport at its world launch next Tuesday in Spain, on the road and at the Monteblanco circuit. The new 937cc V-twin machine should be the answer to many sportsbike riders’...

‘I will keep this for as long as keep riding’

‘I will keep this for as long as keep riding’

David Clarke - 2008 Triumph Thruxton Retired IT manager David Clarke has owned eight Hinckley Triumphs, so it was only a matter of time before he customised one. He’s taken a 2008 Thruxton and...