May

A 'Honda Six' from the shed of Allen Millyard

A 'Honda Six' from the shed of Allen Millyard

As if the eight-litre V10 Viper or the aeroplane-engined Flying Millyard weren’t enough, Allen Millyard has now produced this RC374: his tribute to Mike Hailwood’s race-winning RC166. And he’s built...

Bike Shed London 2018 in pictures

Bike Shed London 2018 in pictures

Tobacco Dock once again played host to the Bike Shed London event between Friday, 25 and Sunday, 27 May. With a well-established reputation as Europe’s biggest independent annual show, there was a lot...

Furygan unveils new textile jackets

Furygan unveils new textile jackets

French company Furygan (who provides MotoGP rider Johann Zarco’s clobber) has announced the introduction of two new textile jackets for S/S 2018. Both jackets feature CE-approved protection from D30...

DIY public motorbike garage open for business

DIY public motorbike garage open for business

Have you ever wished you could work on your own bike, but lack the tools or the space to do it? A new garage in Bury could be the place for you. ‘That Bike Place’ is a DIY motorbike garage where...

BMW R1200R gets the Hornig treatment

BMW R1200R gets the Hornig treatment

The German special parts and accessories firm, Hornig, has released details of a 2006 R1200R scrambler project and it looks great. The donor bike underwent a 45 hour, €6,500 overhaul, utilising parts...

Honda announces 2018 update for Forza 125

Honda announces 2018 update for Forza 125

Honda will release an updated version of their NSS Forza 125 for 2018, including tweaked styling, electrically adjustable screen, LED indicators, new instrumentation, two all-new colour options and...

Second Ducati Scrambler restaurant opens in Bologna

Second Ducati Scrambler restaurant opens in Bologna

A second Ducati Scrambler Food Factory has opened in the heart of Bologna, with an inaugural event attended by Claudio Domenicali, CEO of Ducati, and Andrea Dovizioso, factory Moto GP rider. The ‘Land...

Bikes lead the charge at Motofest Coventry 2018

Bikes lead the charge at Motofest Coventry 2018

Motorbikes will take centre stage at Motofest Coventry this weekend (Saturday and Sunday, June 2-3) in a line-up celebrating the city’s motorsport heritage. Beginning with a ride-out from Coombe Abbey...

Riderless motorbike helps to improve driverless cars

Riderless motorbike helps to improve driverless cars

Wiltshire-based firm A B Dynamics has developed a BMW C1 capable of driving itself to help make self-driving cars safer for riders. Motorbikes have long presented a challenge for the developers of...

Poll: Is a possible move back to Yamaha good news for Jorge Lorenzo?

Poll: Is a possible move back to Yamaha good news for Jorge Lorenzo?

Is a possible move back to Yamaha good news for Jorge Lorenzo?

MV Agusta launches Lewis Hamilton edition Brutale 800RR

MV Agusta launches Lewis Hamilton edition Brutale 800RR

The third in a line of collaborations between Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton and MV Agusta will come in the form of the Brutale 800RR LH44. ️ pic.twitter.com/Wi0Rkc9N3T — Lewis Hamilton...

Harley Davidson Birmingham to host BBQ and ride out

Harley Davidson Birmingham to host BBQ and ride out

Stratstone Harley Davidson in Birmingham will host a day of demo rides in June 2018 to mark the start of the summer. Guests will be able to try out the model range on ride-outs with Harley Davidson...

World's most expensive motorbike: A £1.4m Harley Davidson

World's most expensive motorbike: A £1.4m Harley Davidson

There’s a new Harley Davidson on the scene, and it makes the Brough Superior’s £60,000 price tag look like pocket change. The £1.4 million Blue Edition is a collaboration between Swiss watchmaker Carl...

New Honda CRF450L and CRF250RX announced

New Honda CRF450L and CRF250RX announced

Honda has updated its CRF line-up for 2019 including two new machines. A road-going version of its flagship CRF450 will be available, alongside a cross-country version of the CRF250, the RX. The...

Suzuki GB launches all-new 2018 merchandise

Suzuki GB launches all-new 2018 merchandise

Suzuki has continued its commitment to provide fashion conscious merch, rather than traditional bike designs, with the launch of a new range of goodies. Although the BSB, Classic and MotoGP team...

Suzuki pop-up shop will return!

Suzuki pop-up shop will return!

After a successful Suzuki GB pop-up shop earlier this month, event organisers promise to bring back more free tests rides to an area near you (if you live in the UK) this summer. In an attempt to...

Gassed-up for a Royal assistance

Gassed-up for a Royal assistance

While Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tied the knot in Windsor this weekend, emergency services, including bikers, worked tirelessly behind the scenes to make sure everything ran smoothly. Among those...

Police to be empowered to chase criminals with confidence

Police to be empowered to chase criminals with confidence

The Home Office has launched a consultation aimed at giving police more confidence to chase down criminals, including riders without helmets. Officers were advised last month that they should chase...

Video: Would you buy this augmented reality helmet by Sena?

Video: Would you buy this augmented reality helmet by Sena?

Sena have announced a new partnership with Digilens, which could mean a large improvement in head-up display (HUD) technology for bikers. The Silicon Valley-based company, who specialise in making...

Will jet propulsion save an accident in the future?

Will jet propulsion save an accident in the future?

In a story that looks like an April Fools but is actually 100% genuine, Bosch have shown a new safety system that they are researching that could help prevent accidents. And it uses jet...

The Carole Nash MCN Festival 2018

The Carole Nash MCN Festival 2018

This year's Carole Nash #MCNFestival is proving a noise-fuelled, sun-filled weekend, where you can speak to the MCN team, test ride some bikes, buy some gear, listen to live music and camp with the...

The Carole Nash #MCNFestival is all about the test rides!

The Carole Nash #MCNFestival is all about the test rides!

One of the main attractions at the Carole Nash MCN Festival is all the test bikes. Manufacturers have been attending the last three years to give punters a taster of their latest machines. What would...

Gallery: Endurance Legends weekend

Gallery: Endurance Legends weekend

We were privileged to be part of Team Classic Suzuki at the weekend riding in the Endurance Legends four-hour race at Donington Park.  Riding their beautiful Katana we partnered former 500cc GP...

£300 bikes prepare for charity epic

£300 bikes prepare for charity epic

A group of riders are looking to raise over £100,000 for Cancer Research in June by riding from Land’s End to John O’ Groats in 24 hours on bikes worth less than £300.  TOP STORIES Bikers work...

Video: KTM 790 Duke top speed run

Video: KTM 790 Duke top speed run

MCN has been testing the KTM 790 Duke against the Triumph Street Triple R on our new gruelling 250-mile UK test route. And that’s not all, we have also been putting it through its paces at...