2018

Poll: Would you use a BMW 'Boris bike' city scooter?

Poll: Would you use a BMW 'Boris bike' city scooter?

BMW are proposing Boris bike style scooters for major cities. Would you use one to get around? Vote now:    BMW are proposing Boris bike style scooters for major cities. Would you use one...

BMW considering a bike share scheme

BMW considering a bike share scheme

BMW’s Head of Mini, Rolls-Royce and motorcycle brands, Peter Schwarzenbauer, has said that the firm is considering a ride sharing scheme in major cities using their scooters to speed through...

Moped acid attack teenager jailed

Moped acid attack teenager jailed

Derryck John, the 17-year-old who attacked six moped riders with acid while trying to steal their bikes, was jailed today for 10 and a half years. Having previously admitted to carrying out the...

Snow joke – motorcycle sales are up!

Snow joke – motorcycle sales are up!

Despite some horrific weather doing its best to dampen enthusiasm, motorcycle sales actually increase year-on-year in February. A total of 3613 bikes were sold in the UK last month, a 5.3% increase on...

Kushitani winter clothing sale

Kushitani winter clothing sale

Kushitani UK is having a sale on their range of winter clothing – and considering the recent weather in the UK, now may be a good time to snap up a bargain! The Japanese clothing manufacturer has...

Indian release a Jack Daniel’s Limited Edition Scout Bobber

Indian release a Jack Daniel’s Limited Edition Scout Bobber

Indian Motorcycles have teamed up with legendary whisky brand Jack Daniel’s to create a limited edition run of Scout Bobbers. Somewhat strangely, the bikes aren’t inspired by the company’s famous...

John Lennon’s monkey bike sells for £57,500!

John Lennon’s monkey bike sells for £57,500!

A 1969 Honda Z50A monkey bike that was once owned by Beatles legend John Lennon sold for a staggering £57,500 last weekend, making it the most expensive monkey bike in the world. The bike, which...

KTM add navigation to their TFT dash

KTM add navigation to their TFT dash

KTM have just released an update to their MY RIDE app that allows owners of the 1290 Super Adventure S and R models to have turn-by-turn navigation displayed on their TFT dash directly from the app.

Hartside Top Café destroyed by fire

Hartside Top Café destroyed by fire

The popular Hartside Top Café, located on the A686 near Alston in Cumbria and claimed to be England’s highest café at 1904ft above sea level, has been destroyed following a fire that broke out...

Motorcycle industry accuses London Mayor of putting riders’ lives at risk

Motorcycle industry accuses London Mayor of putting riders’ lives at risk

The Motorcycle Industry Association (MCIA) has gone on the offensive and accused the London Mayor, Sadiq Khan, of putting hundreds of thousands of motorcycle and scooter riders' lives at risk by...

Interview: Triumph test rider Felipe Lopez reveals all

Interview: Triumph test rider Felipe Lopez reveals all

We catch up with Felipe Lopez, Triumph test rider and member of the 2017 Street Triple’s development team to find out a bit about his life on two wheels at the moment. 1. What are you riding? "Triumph...

Carole Nash MCN Scottish Motorcycle Show rescheduled due to poor weather conditions

Carole Nash MCN Scottish Motorcycle Show rescheduled due to poor weather conditions

The Carole Nash MCN Scottish Motorcycle Show has been rescheduled from this weekend (March 3-4) to Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 April 2018 at the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh, in light of current...

Poll: Have you been riding through snowmageddon?

Poll: Have you been riding through snowmageddon?

With snow causing UK-wide disruptions we want to know have you been riding through it? Did you keep riding through snowmageddon? If you have been riding and need some extra info: read our tips for...

The Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show 2018

The Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show 2018

This year's Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show is on this weekend. Buy tickets now at www.mcnmotorcycleshow.com or get them at the door.  Until next year! Thanks to everyone for a great...

Gallery: The Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show 2018

Gallery: The Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show 2018

Here's a snapshot of the 2018 Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show.  And now that it's over, you don't have to wait till next year to get your new-bike fix. Nor do you have to wait till next...

Iconic Grand Prix bikes on display at Carole Nash MCN London Show

Iconic Grand Prix bikes on display at Carole Nash MCN London Show

Nine of the most iconic Grand Prix machines ever built are on display at this weekend's Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle show.  Visitors are greeted by the impressive Michelin Grand Prix...

New CCM Spitfire Bobber unveiled at Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show

New CCM Spitfire Bobber unveiled at Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show

In February last year, CCM used the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show to unveil the Spitfire: a handmade flat track styled bike made in limited numbers. It was such a runaway success for CCM,...

Get the spirit of adventure at this year’s Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show

Get the spirit of adventure at this year’s Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show

The Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show is just around the corner, with it comes one of the most exciting line-up of globe trotters anywhere to impart their infinite wisdom and give the best tips...

Brad Pitt Bonneville to go under the hammer at London show Coy's auction

Brad Pitt Bonneville to go under the hammer at London show Coy's auction

A Bonneville that used to belong to Hollywood star Brad Pitt will be put under the hammer at the Coy’s auction at this weekend’s Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show. The 2009 Triumph Bonneville Bud...

Bike of the day: 2014 Bimota Tesi 3D

Bike of the day: 2014 Bimota Tesi 3D

Today's bike of the day is this 2014 Bimota Tesi 3D, which is due to go up for auction at the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show this month.  Estimated to go for between £15,000 to £25,000...

Bike of the day: Harley Softail Special to go under the hammer at Coys auction

Bike of the day: Harley Softail Special to go under the hammer at Coys auction

Today's bike of the day is this 2007 Harley Softail Special, which is due to go up for auction at the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show this month.  Estimated to go for between £15,000 to...

Bike of the day: Triumph 250 TWN goes under the hammer at Coys auction

Bike of the day: Triumph 250 TWN goes under the hammer at Coys auction

This 1952 Triumph 250 TWN is set to go up for auction this month with Coys at the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show for an estimated £4000- to £6000.  Here's what we know so far... In 1886,...

Bike of the day: Hercules K125 GS goes under the hammer at Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show 2018

Bike of the day: Hercules K125 GS goes under the hammer at Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show 2018

Today's bike of the day is this Hercules K125 GS, which is due to go up for auction at the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show this month.  Estimated to go for between £4,000 to £5,000 here's...

Bike of the day: HRD Vincent Rapide goes under the hammer at Coys auction

Bike of the day: HRD Vincent Rapide goes under the hammer at Coys auction

At this year's show Coys Auction house is holding a huge 150-bike auction at 2.45pm on Saturday 17 February at the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show.  Included amongst the machines is this...

Video game makers use biking as force for good

Video game makers use biking as force for good

Last November, Indian announced that they had been working with computer-game manufacturer Activision to model the Scout 741B, as used by the US Army, into the game Call of Duty: WWII. As well as...

Poll: What should the government do about bike theft?

Poll: What should the government do about bike theft?

What should the government do about bike theft?

Sunday Social: Moped madness with pro mountain biker, Phil Atwill

Sunday Social: Moped madness with pro mountain biker, Phil Atwill

It’s an odd scenario, many motorcycle racers use cycling to keep fit in the off-season, while for mountain bikers and downhill racers, it can work in the opposite way. We caught up with World Cup...

10 unmissable motorcycle events this month

10 unmissable motorcycle events this month

 Winter in the UK can seem like a drab place to be if you’re a biker, February can be especially tedious as any lingering excitement from the festive period has well and truly vanished. Summer...

Poll: F1 has banished grid girls, is it time for bikes to follow suit?

Poll: F1 has banished grid girls, is it time for bikes to follow suit?

F1 has banished grid girls, is it time for bikes to follow suit?

Mayor of London; ‘manufacturers need to do more’

Mayor of London; ‘manufacturers need to do more’

On Tuesday, January 23, Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, called a summit of motorcycle manufacturers and industry representatives to task them with the job of reducing motorcycle crime. Last year over...

What is Britain’s best-loved bike?

What is Britain’s best-loved bike?

What is your favourite bike of all time? Is it your first machine after passing your test, the bike that you were on during your best-ever ride or the faithful workhorse that never let you down?...

Hot new KTM RC390 R

Hot new KTM RC390 R

Love the KTM RC390 but it’s not quite sharp enough for you? Well you’re in luck as KTM have announced the RC390 R – a homologated, limited edition version that’s just a race kit away from Supersport...

Teaser video suggests Triumph Speed Triple is imminent

Teaser video suggests Triumph Speed Triple is imminent

It’s 24 years since Triumph first launched the Speed Triple, perfectly catching the wave of the naked sportsbikes. It’s had a string of updates since – including six new engines – and it doesn’t...

A scooter you can ride on water in 5 seconds

A scooter you can ride on water in 5 seconds

This scooter, which you can ride on land and water, will make you forget any cool thing people like Guy Martin or Robbie Maddison have ever conquered on two wheels in extreme...

Harley-Davidson's custom battle begins

Harley-Davidson's custom battle begins

You have a brand-new Harley-Davidson and £5,500 in your pocket to spend on parts to customise it, what would you do? Introduce that, and a less than a year as your timescale and you’ll have an idea of...

Electric motorcycle potential is on the charge

Electric motorcycle potential is on the charge

New research carried out by the University of Waterloo, Canada has found that altering the material negative electrodes (one of the components that make up batteries) could give huge capacity...