September

Passing the baton: Women Riders World Relay honoured in National Motorcycle Museum

Passing the baton: Women Riders World Relay honoured in National Motorcycle Museum

The Women Riders World Relay has come to an end after the baton was passed along 63,400 miles and across 79 countries in 333 days. Now the event is over, the baton has found a permanent home at...

Big read: The John McGuinness masterclass

Big read: The John McGuinness masterclass

The roads nestled among the borders of Cumbria, Lancashire and the Yorkshire Dales are a bikers’ paradise, offering a challenging ribbon of tarmac that snakes its way past farmland and through hamlets...

New Flying Mile speed record for Zef Eisenberg at Pendine Sands

New Flying Mile speed record for Zef Eisenberg at Pendine Sands

Ultra-speed motorbike racer and founder of sports nutrition brand Maximuscle, Zef Eisenberg, has set a new 'Flying Mile' speed record at Pendine Sands. Riding a 400bhp supercharged Suzuki Hayabusa...

Cake launch first road legal electric motorbike

Cake launch first road legal electric motorbike

Swedish motorcycle manufacturers Cake have unveiled the Kalk& (Kalk And) – a road legal version of the Kalk OR. The original Kalk OR is billed as a halfway house between a mountain bike and a...

BMW showcase self-riding technology at CES Las Vegas

BMW showcase self-riding technology at CES Las Vegas

BMW have been showing off their self-riding R1200GS at the CES technology show in Las Vegas as you can see in the video above. We first learned of the project in 2018 when BMW revealed they were set...

Honda reveal pricing for 2019 Adventure Roads programme

Honda reveal pricing for 2019 Adventure Roads programme

Honda Motor Europe have confirmed the pricing for the next instalment of its Adventure Roads tour programme across southern Africa in March 2019. Honda will be again taking 40 riders on both standard...

Zillers Garage become first Russian AMD World Champions

Zillers Garage become first Russian AMD World Champions

The AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building 2018 has been won by a Russian builder for the first time. Zillers Garage took the title with their Yamaha SR400 based ‘Insomnia’ entry. UK...

2019: Year of the true adventurers

2019: Year of the true adventurers

At the launch of the new R1250GS, BMW said that unlike previous years the GS Adventure version will be on sale almost straight away, too. With the F850GS Adventure also believed to be imminent, that...

BMW's development wheels tell all about their prototypes

BMW's development wheels tell all about their prototypes

With new models set to be unveiled next week, BMW gave us an exclusive look at their testing process and special sensors that festoon their bikes to get every detail from vibration figures, to axle...

Harley’s European assault

Harley’s European assault

Harley-Davidson got everyone’s eyebrows dancing recently with their bold new Harley Pan America adventure bike and naked Streetfighter – but while both will be brave attacks on new markets for the US...

MCN's sister website Parkers awards the Mitsubishi L200 Best Pickup of the Year 2019

MCN's sister website Parkers awards the Mitsubishi L200 Best Pickup of the Year 2019

Parkers.co.uk (MCN's sister website) has chosen the Mitsubishi L200 as the Best Pickup in the Parkers New Car Awards 2019. The recently-updated pickup was praised for its excellent off-road ability...

Charity drag bike run rescheduled by rain

Charity drag bike run rescheduled by rain

Hertfordshire-based motorbike builders, Mint Customs, have built a one-off drag racing motorcycle, set to be auctioned off for charity. Using a 2007 Yamaha R1 engine with a minor fueling...

Video: MCN make triumphant return to the Ally Pally

Video: MCN make triumphant return to the Ally Pally

Thousands celebrated MCN’s return to north London at the Devitt MCN Ally Pally Show and Supersprint over the weekend (September 22-23). And what a return it was, with a host of stars in attendance, a...

Billy 'Biketruck' Ward: Corporate player to adventure rider

Billy 'Biketruck' Ward: Corporate player to adventure rider

Billy Ward has ridden through war zones in Iraq and Afghanistan, toured the world as Charley Boorman’s theatre producer and racked up thousands of off-road miles on motorbikes. It’s a far cry from the...

Krazy Horse release road-legal flat track Indian Scout kit

Krazy Horse release road-legal flat track Indian Scout kit

Flat track racing is the latest craze storming the nation and Krazy Horse, bike dealers and customisers in Bury St. Edmonds, have been campaigning a fleet of modified Indian Scouts in the national...

Peugeot announce scooter with dash cams as standard

Peugeot announce scooter with dash cams as standard

Peugeot have launched a new version of their Metropolis three-wheel scooter that comes with front and rear dash cams as standard. The model, celebrating 120 years of Peugeot motorbikes, is the first...

How healthy is road racing's grass roots?

How healthy is road racing's grass roots?

It’s been a tough and sometimes tragic 12 months for road racing. There is no getting away from the fact that the death toll has been high – since the Macau Grand Prix last year, we’ve lost a host of...

Revisited: 1998-1999 Yamaha R1

Revisited: 1998-1999 Yamaha R1

In 1997, we rode the then new Yamaha R1 at it's launch and said it was the 'most outrageous bike you'll ever ride until the next century'. Speaking on the 1998-1999 model, we added, "Yamaha’s...

20 minutes with Ross Noble

20 minutes with Ross Noble

Where are you at the moment? "At the moment, I am in Swansea in Wales as part of my 'El Hablador' tour. The tour started a couple of weeks ago and goes through to the middle of December, 2018. It’s...

Limited edition Jeffrey Herlings KTM 450 SX-F released

Limited edition Jeffrey Herlings KTM 450 SX-F released

KTM have released a special edition of their 450 SX-F motocross bike in honour of Jeffrey Herlings. The 2018 FIM MXGP Motocross World Champion took victory at his home race in Assen to seal the...

Husqvarna offer £1000 off accessories with new bike purchases

Husqvarna offer £1000 off accessories with new bike purchases

Husqvarna are offering up to £1000 towards clothing or accessories when you buy a new Vitpilen or Svartpilen model until October 30, 2018. Customers who buy a Vitpilen 401 or Svartpilen 401 will get...

Learn from Leon Haslam, Shakey Byrne and Chris Walker at MSV trackdays

Learn from Leon Haslam, Shakey Byrne and Chris Walker at MSV trackdays

MSV Trackdays are rounding off the year with a series of star rider trackdays throughout October and into November 2018. Leon Haslam, Chris Walker and Shakey Byrne are each attending days at UK...

Lancashire dealer saves round the world biker

Lancashire dealer saves round the world biker

Raceways Motorcycles, in Fleetwood, Lancashire have played a heroic part in getting Korean round-the-world traveller Yung Ro Go back on the road. Yung, 43, has been travelling through the UK and had...

German website offers near perfect classics

German website offers near perfect classics

Fancy a Kawasaki ZXR 750 R in near mint condition but not sure where to go? Look no further than classic-superbike.com. Advertised as a "sales forum for collectors of classic bikes from the ‘70s, ‘80s...

Clothing retailer to offer Biker Down courses

Clothing retailer to offer Biker Down courses

Hertfordshire-based motorcycle clothing dealer Bike Stop are offering a free Biker Down course in conjunction with Herts Fire and Rescue. Taking place on Saturday, October 20, 2018, the tuition will...

Goodwood Revival 2018 is roaring success

Goodwood Revival 2018 is roaring success

The Goodwood Revival returned this past weekend from Friday, September 7 and Sunday, September 9 for the 20th time, offering up two days of closely-contended classic racing on both two and four...

Bristol bikers ride out targets bike thieves

Bristol bikers ride out targets bike thieves

Bikers from across the Bristol region will come together to take part in an annual Big Bike Theft Awareness Ride on Sunday, September 16, 2018. This demonstration of community spirit aims to increase...

Cagiva holds 40th anniversary event

Cagiva holds 40th anniversary event

2018 marks the 40th anniversary of the start of Italian motorbike manufacturer Cagiva. To celebrate, Cagiva Club Italia are promoting a rally at the MV Agusta complex in Schiranna, Italy on Sunday,...

Poll: What do you think of Fenati's future?

Poll: What do you think of Fenati's future?

Cal Crutchlow has said Romano Fenati should be banned from racing for life after he grabbed Stefano Manzi’s front brake during the weekend’s Misano Grand Prix. What do you think? What do you think...

Motus shuts down after 10 years

Motus shuts down after 10 years

Oddball US bike manufacturer Motus has shut its doors after 10 years of operations. Based in Birmingham, Alabama the firm produced a series of bizarre across-the-frame V4-engined machines. Said to...

Bikers United website launched to protect your bike

Bikers United website launched to protect your bike

A new website is trying to address the problem of motorbike theft in the UK by allowing the victims of bike crime to post the details online. The site, called Bikersunited.co.uk, also lets users post...

Welsh police battle motorbike thefts

Welsh police battle motorbike thefts

The Swansea and Neath Port Talbot region of South Wales has been hit by a massive increase in bike thefts over the past year – in the last week alone seven motorcycles have been reported stolen,...

Isle of Man TT fan survey launched

Isle of Man TT fan survey launched

The Isle of Man have launched a survey covering all aspects of the TT experience, including every aspect of a fan’s stay, from travel to accommodation to the TT experience and what it is like to watch...