2018

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...

Rider sues after collision with self-driven car

Rider sues after collision with self-driven car

An American motorcyclist is suing General Motors after a collision with a driverless car which was being tested in California.  The accident happened while the Chevrolet Bolt was being...

Gallery: Fat Bob has a dirty side

Gallery: Fat Bob has a dirty side

Think of Harley-Davidson’s Fat Bob and you imagine it on some mammoth cruise up a long American highway, riding off into the sunset. But try telling that to flat track rider Grant Martin who borrowed...

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...

How safe is your kit?

How safe is your kit?

Nearly half of us don't put safety at the top of the list when we are buying new leathers according to a survey of 1000 riders carried out by insurance giant Carole Nash. While some riders check...

Poll: Isle of Man TT v Dakar rally…

Poll: Isle of Man TT v Dakar rally…

Let’s face it, when it comes to the heroic Isle of Man TT, or the gruelling Dakar races, you need to have a healthy mix of bravery, talent and determination. Oh, and a pair of massive cahoonas of...

Yamaha commit to three-wheelers

Yamaha commit to three-wheelers

Yamaha have purchased Brudeli, manufacturers of the Leanster 654L and 625L, in a bid to strengthen their three-wheeled portfolio. We know what you’re thinking: who on earth are Brudeli? Brudeli were...

Lego gain 10,000 supporters of Tron light cycle set

Lego gain 10,000 supporters of Tron light cycle set

For the big kid that still lives inside you, or maybe just for your own kids, Lego has 10,000 supporters of a Tron light cycle set, based on the Disney film Tron Legacy. In the hope that this...

Have Kawasaki taken the three wheeler concept to the next level?

Have Kawasaki taken the three wheeler concept to the next level?

Kawasaki are attempting to pave the way with a new three wheeler concept bike. The firm claims this is the future, but have we seen it all before? In 2013 the Japanese firm unveiled the J Concept at...

Nitro Circus stunt rider Travis Pastrana flips over Jay Leno's head

Nitro Circus stunt rider Travis Pastrana flips over Jay Leno's head

The ultimate daredevil and Nitro Circus star and founder, Travis Pastrana found a new way to involve US talk show host Jay Leno in his stunts. By jumping over his head.  The 17-time X Games...

Poll: How will you fund your next new bike purchase?

Poll: How will you fund your next new bike purchase?

Already looking for your next bike? Well, go on, what is it? More importantly, how are you planning on funding your next new bike purchase? How will you fund your next new bike purchase? Have a...

New year's resolutions

New year's resolutions

Got a headache? Of course you have, it's the first day of 2018, so you probably spent the last few hours of 2017 getting sloshed. So, what better time than now to list how you're going to be a better...

2018's hottest bikes and their secrets

2018's hottest bikes and their secrets

Hurray! It's officially 2018, which means there's not long to wait until we get to ride some of the amazing bikes unveiled at the back end of last year. To get us in the mood, we spoke to some of the...

2018's hottest bikes and their secrets

2018's hottest bikes and their secrets

Hurrah! It's officially 2018, which means there's not long to wait until we get to ride some of the amazing bikes unveiled at the back end of last year. To get us in the mood, we spoke to some of the...