March

In this week's issue: Guy tests TT Fireblade

In this week's issue: Guy tests TT Fireblade

In this week’s issue, we have the inside story from Guy Martin's first test onboard the new Honda Fireblade at the Monteblanco circuit in Spain with team-mate John McGuinness. Also inside Kawasaki...

Super-rare Limited Edition Jack Daniel’s Chieftain revealed

Super-rare Limited Edition Jack Daniel’s Chieftain revealed

Indian Motorcycle have revealed a second Jack Daniels special edition, and they’re only going to build 100 of them. What’s more, only ONE of the Limited Edition Jack Daniel’s Chieftains will come to...

Early GSX-R750 and GPz900R owners wanted!

Early GSX-R750 and GPz900R owners wanted!

Have you ever owned either an early Suzuki GSX-R750 (pre-1990) or Kawasaki GPZ900R? Was it hugely significant to you – maybe as your first big bike? If so, we want to hear from you for a series of...

Carole Nash insures Manchester Blood Bikes

Carole Nash insures Manchester Blood Bikes

Insurance broker Carole Nash have continued their support of Manchester Blood Bikes for 2017 by providing full insurance cover for the five bikes that operate across the region. The news comes after...

Save time and money #ride5000miles

Save time and money #ride5000miles

Why you should ride to work Using your bike for the daily commute seems like a no-brainer, yet so many of us don’t do it. On the surface, this seems like madness: bikes are more economical, carve...

2017 BMW S1000R Sport launched

2017 BMW S1000R Sport launched

MCN Senior Editor Matt Wildee is in Spain, testing BMW's new S1000R Sport. The German supernaked has received a host of changes for 2017, including a new, lighter chassis, revised...

Looking for that perfect bike picture?

Looking for that perfect bike picture?

Great Prints open up the Motorcycle News photo archives Have you ever looked at a picture in MCN and thought that it would feature perfectly as a beautifully printed centrepiece in your living room,...

The perfect biking year #ride5000miles

The perfect biking year #ride5000miles

These are the best events, places and roads that we recommend you visit to complete the 2017 #ride5000miles challenge, just in case you need any more excuses to get out on your bike this year. What?...

Pirelli to host track days after select WSB rounds

Pirelli to host track days after select WSB rounds

World Superbike tyre supplier Pirelli are offering track days on the days after select World Superbike rounds throughout the 2017 season.  The track days will give WSB fans the chance to ride...

Ducati SuperSport added to Ducati TriOptions finance

Ducati SuperSport added to Ducati TriOptions finance

The new Ducati SuperSport and SuperSport S have been added to Ducati's TriOptions finance scheme with a minimum deposit of £1000. Ducati SuperSport: Your questions answered Video: Ducati SuperSport...

#MCNfleet17: Which Fireblade should we buy?

#MCNfleet17: Which Fireblade should we buy?

A second hand bike will be part of the MCN long term test fleet in 2017 and we’d like you to help us to pick one out. TOP STORIES Akrapovic add MotoGP style to BMW S1000RR EWC: World champion...

Beach Bobber is Harley's Custom King

Beach Bobber is Harley's Custom King

Shaw Harley-Davidson have been crowned 2017 UK Custom Kings, after their Beach Bobber Forty Eight beat other Harley dealers across the country. The Beach Bobber was built by Shaw's Head Custom...

New colour option for the Scout Sixty

New colour option for the Scout Sixty

You can now get the Indian Scout Sixty in a two-tone colour scheme Indian have announced that they will release the Scout Sixty in a two-tone paint scheme for the first time. The cruiser has been...

Guy Martin's 'Big Build' gathers pace

Guy Martin's 'Big Build' gathers pace

Guy Martin is on a mission to help youngsters follow his path into a career dominated by engineering by instigating a project to create an educational centre near Lincoln. His team met with government...

How to pack light for your trip #ride5000miles

How to pack light for your trip #ride5000miles

If you've signed up to #ride5000miles this year then it might be a good idea to embark on a longer trip or two over the course of the year (like we need any excuse), but you don't want to be weighing...

Our first ever ride of the Honda RC45

Our first ever ride of the Honda RC45

If looks could kill, the RC45 would probably give you a mild headache. The styling of Honda's racer-on-the-road is well balanced and even aggressive if you're the nervous sort, but it hardly looks...

Discover more of Britain with the Trail Riders Fellowship

Discover more of Britain with the Trail Riders Fellowship

With some 6,000 miles in the Green Lane network there are opportunities for adventure in every county of England and Wales - providing you know where to look. For a little over £40 you can become a...

New £6745 Harley-Davidson Street Rod

New £6745 Harley-Davidson Street Rod

Harley-Davidson have taken the wraps off their latest model, the Street Rod, which is nothing to do with the 2005 liquid-cooled model of the same name, and uses a new High Output Revolution 750cc...

Which Yamaha rider will finish top in MotoGP this year?

Which Yamaha rider will finish top in MotoGP this year?

Valentino Rossi may have breathed a sigh of relief when Jorge Lorenzo left the factory Yamaha team, but he's straight out of the frying pan and into the frier after his new team-mate Maverick Vinales...

MV Agusta future secure

MV Agusta future secure

MV Agusta have had a turbulent history that’s included five changes in ownership over the last 26 years. The last big buyout came in 2010 when the Castiglioni family bought MV back from a troubled...

UK exclusive! BMW R NineT Racer first ride

UK exclusive! BMW R NineT Racer first ride

We get the first taste of BMW’s new beautiful café racer. BMW’S £10,755 R nineT Racer has arrived in the UK and judging by our sneaky first ride, this is a motorcycle that goes as well as it looks.

Honda Ron Haslam Race School celebrates 21 years

Honda Ron Haslam Race School celebrates 21 years

The Honda Ron Haslam Race School is celebrating 21 years in the business – having trained an astounding 80,000 people – and this year there’s a lot to shout about with the school taking delivery of...

#ride5000miles newsletter 1

#ride5000miles newsletter 1

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Ride yourself happy #ride5000miles

Ride yourself happy #ride5000miles

Joining our #ride5000miles campaign will make you happier, more skilled and richer. It might even save your marriage... The average mileage of a British biker is around 3500 miles per year. The...

Video: Bimota EB1 concept

Video: Bimota EB1 concept

Four digital design students from ISD Valenciennes in France have created what they think an electric Bimota could look like in the near future. TOP STORIES Video: Motorcyclist jumps over open...

#ride5000miles – Getting involved is easy

#ride5000miles – Getting involved is easy

Want to join MCN's campaign to get people riding more? It's easy! Just follow these five simple steps... Make a note of your mileage Your target is simple – ride 5000 miles in the 2017 biking season.

Go green this summer on the K-World Tour

Go green this summer on the K-World Tour

Kawasaki announce dates for this year’s K-World Tour Kawasaki have announced dates and venues for this year’s K-World tour, which is set to take place through June and July. The track events will be...

See all of 2017's hottest bikes at Scottish Motorcycle Show

See all of 2017's hottest bikes at Scottish Motorcycle Show

Plan your day at the Carole Nash MCN Scottish Show  Edingburgh is revving up for the Carole Nash MCN Scottish Show this weekend – featuring all of 2017’s hottest bikes under one roof, race stars,...

Gallery: KTM 1290 Super Adventure R first ride

Gallery: KTM 1290 Super Adventure R first ride

KTM's latest and - according to the Austrian firm - most extreme adventure bike, the 1290 Super Adventure R has landed, with the company launching the bike in Peru last week. Unlike most high-tech...

BMW and Lego make a hover bike

BMW and Lego make a hover bike

BMW designers get creative with concept bike based on a Lego model BMW designers have been having some fun with their R1200GS motorcycle, with students getting creative with the iconic adventure bike.

Video: Motorcyclist jumps over open motorway

Video: Motorcyclist jumps over open motorway

California Highway Patrol are currently investigating after a video showing a motorcyclist jumping over an open motorway was posted to Instagram. The video has so far been viewed over 130,000 times. ...

In this week's issue: BMW R NineT Racer first ride

In this week's issue: BMW R NineT Racer first ride

In this week’s issue, we have the world first ride of the new BMW RnineT Racer. Could BMW's latest retro be the best £10,000 bike available?. Also inside KTM 1290 Super Adventure R tested KTM's latest...

Our top 5 biking hoodies

Our top 5 biking hoodies

Spring is very nearly upon us, but regardless, it’s still a bit chilly out there. Make sure you don’t get caught out with these top hoodies from the MCN merchandise shop.  Wall of Death hoodie,...

Motorcyclist with 46 points caught at 110mph

Motorcyclist with 46 points caught at 110mph

A motorcyclist with a whopping 46 points on his licence has been caught travelling at 110mph on the A47 near Norwich. The rider was caught riding a modified Honda CBR600 with a pillion, and his 46...

KTM 1290 Super Adventure R lives up to the promise

KTM 1290 Super Adventure R lives up to the promise

KTM are claiming their new 1290 Super Adventure R is the most extreme adventure bike ever made – and after a full day’s riding in the blistering heat of Peru – I’m inclined to agree. But you don’t...

Indian let the Young Guns loose on their Scout

Indian let the Young Guns loose on their Scout

Young Guns Speed Shop get an Indian Scout to play with Indian have given the guys at the Young Guns Speed Shop in Switzerland free rein on one of their popular 1200cc Scout models. The pair are...