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Bike News (April 2018)

  • MV release the Brutale 800 RR America

    11 April 2018 by Jon Urry

    MV release the Brutale 800 RR America

    Hot on the heels of the updated 2018 Brutale 800 RR, which now boasts a 140bhp Euro4-compliant triple, MV Agusta have released a special edition – the America. Sharing the same basic platform as the...

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  • Do you need to visit Dr Know?

    10 April 2018 by Alison Silcox

    Do you need to visit Dr Know?

    Calling all Honda VFR800F and Kawasaki ER-6F or ER-6N owners. Is your bike a little bit worse for wear and needs some loving attention? If so, we need your help for our new feature, Dr Know, that will...

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  • Essex Police defend stinger use on bikers

    10 April 2018 by Jon Urry

    Essex Police defend stinger use on bikers

    Essex Police have defended their use of a stinger during a motorcycle rally in Southend, after a video emerged online and the officers received a mass of abuse. Warning, this video contains strong...

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  • Bike of the Day: Ducati 996

    10 April 2018 by Jon Urry

    Bike of the Day: Ducati 996

    Why it’s MCN’s pick: Following on from yesterday’s movie themed bike of the day, we decided to stay on the red carpet and add a bit of glamour to today’s choice. TOP STORIES MotoGP: Crutchlow wins...

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  • Crosstourer World Meeting this weekend

    09 April 2018 by Jon Urry

    Crosstourer World Meeting this weekend

    This weekend will see the first ever Crosstourer World Meeting, which will take place in Oswestry on the Welsh border on Saturday April 14. Honda’s V4-powered adventure bike has a surprisingly large...

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  • Bike of the Day: Norton Commando 961

    09 April 2018 by Jon Urry

    Bike of the Day: Norton Commando 961

    Why it’s MCN’s pick: Today we have a movie star as Bike of the Day, well a bike that is similar to one that appeared in the background of a movie anyway… TOP STORIES MotoGP: Crutchlow wins amid...

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  • Bike of the day: Honda DN-01

    08 April 2018 by Jon Urry

    Bike of the day: Honda DN-01

    Why it’s MCN’s pick: If you had a bit of a skin full last night, you may wish to look away now… Let’s face facts, the Honda DN-01 is no looker. It fell out of the ugly tree, hit every branch on the...

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  • Bike of the day: MV Agusta Brutale 910R

    07 April 2018 by Jon Urry

    Bike of the day: MV Agusta Brutale 910R

    Why it’s MCN’s pick: If you are after a naked bike with a bit of Italian style about it, the Brutale 910R could be worth a look. It’s one of the cheapest Brutale models to buy and also in many ways...

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  • Ducati season opening - Saturday April 7

    06 April 2018 by Jon Urry

    Ducati season opening - Saturday April 7

    If you are stuck for something to do this weekend, popping into your local Ducati showroom could see you riding a 959 Panigale on track at Silverstone for free! TOP STORIES What’s the cost of living...

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  • Bike of the day: Kawasaki ZRX1200S

    06 April 2018 by Jon Urry

    Bike of the day: Kawasaki ZRX1200S

    Why it’s MCN’s pick: When you hear ZRX1200, the general assumption is that you will be talking about the ‘Eddie Rep’ ZRX1200R. But wait just one second, there is another ZRX1200 and it’s considerably...

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  • Bike of the day: BMW R nineT

    05 April 2018 by Jon Urry

    Bike of the day: BMW R nineT

    Why it’s MCN’s pick: It’s amazing to think that the BMW R nineT is four years old this year as it seems just yesterday that this air-cooled boxer arrived and redefined the retro naked class. Launched...

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  • Supercharged Kawasaki Z900RS anyone?

    04 April 2018 by Jordan Gibbons

    Supercharged Kawasaki Z900RS anyone?

    Ahead of the unveiling of the Z900RS, Kawasaki gave three pre-production models to three famous Japanese custom builders in what they called the ‘Beyond Z’ project. One of those custom builders was...

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  • Bike of the day: Aprilia Mana

    04 April 2018 by Jon Urry

    Bike of the day: Aprilia Mana

    Why it’s MCN’s pick: The Mana’s short life is one that will have passed most motorcyclists by, but this is a quirky bike that has a surprising number of fans. Well, amongst those who actually remember...

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  • Honda’s carbon CB1000R

    04 April 2018 by Jordan Gibbons

    Honda’s carbon CB1000R

    As well as the exotic Fireblade Custom Concept, Honda also showed a CB1000R at the recent Tokyo Motorcycle Show which they have built in partnership with Yamamoto Racing and Magical Racing. TOP...

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  • Charity Guinness World Record bid kicks off

    03 April 2018 by Jon Urry

    Charity Guinness World Record bid kicks off

    Today, 22-year-old Henry Crew set off on an epic journey with the intention of becoming the youngest person to circumnavigate the world by motorcycle. A feat which, if all goes well, will see him ride...

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  • Police told they should chase bike thieves

    03 April 2018 by Jordan Gibbons

    Police told they should chase bike thieves

    In an interview with the BBC the minister for policing, Nick Hurd MP, has said that the government is reviewing the law and intend to change regulations to better protect police who chase suspected...

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  • Bike of the day: 2005 Yamaha YZF-R46 Rossi Rep

    03 April 2018 by Jon Urry

    Bike of the day: 2005 Yamaha YZF-R46 Rossi Rep

    Why it’s MCN’s pick: This is quite an interesting bike as the Rossi Rep is an official Yamaha model, as well as a limited edition bike, but it generally fails to command much of a premium despite its...

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  • KTM 790 Duke hits dealers

    02 April 2018 by Jon Urry

    KTM 790 Duke hits dealers

    Stuck for something to do this bank holiday Monday? Well why not take a wander down to your local KTM dealer and check out the firm’s new 790 Duke, which has just landed in the UK. Powered by KTM’s...

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  • MV’s guiding hands…

    02 April 2018 by Jon Urry

    MV’s guiding hands…

    Released under the slightly pretentious title ‘It’s not technology guiding our hands, but our hands guiding technology’ this lovely short video from AV Agusta is worth a quick look. Especially as it...

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  • April’s fools

    02 April 2018 by Jon Urry

    April’s fools

    Sunday saw the traditional display of April Fool’s jokes designed to catch out the unwary. But did you spot them all? Just in case you missed any of them, or still believe they are true, here are some...

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  • Bike of the Day: Royal Enfield Woodsman

    02 April 2018 by Jon Urry

    Bike of the Day: Royal Enfield Woodsman

    Why it’s MCN’s pick: This is a real retro charmer from Enfield that would make an ideal sunny Sunday companion that far from breaks the bank. The Woodsman was Enfield’s take on a kind of semi off-road...

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