August

Bespoke memorial bench built for deceased biker by lifelong friend set to be placed at renovated Hartside Café site

Bespoke memorial bench built for deceased biker by lifelong friend set to be placed at renovated Hartside Café site

A bespoke memorial bench built in memory of a County Durham motorcyclist will be placed at the renovated Hartside Café site, in Cumbria, after MCN helped to put its creator in touch with the...

Elvis' 1976 Harley-Davidson FLH sells for $800K

Elvis' 1976 Harley-Davidson FLH sells for $800K

Elvis Presley’s last ever motorcycle sold at the weekend for a whopping $800,000 (approx. £660,000), making it the third most expensive motorcycle in the world. The 1976 Harley-Davidson FLH was the...

Hookie, buy and tinker! Reversable custom 'Moto-Kit' for BMW R nineT

Hookie, buy and tinker! Reversable custom 'Moto-Kit' for BMW R nineT

Hookie Co have developed an all-new kit for the BMW R nineT that turns it into a cool custom in just a few hours. Founded in 2015, Hookie have been customising and modernising machines from their...

Thieves bugging bikes

Thieves bugging bikes

Hidden GPS trackers are increasingly being used by criminals to locate desirable bikes, then steal them at a more opportune moment. And if you think taking a quick look around your bike for such a...

Get 10% off your next helmet with MCN Compare

Get 10% off your next helmet with MCN Compare

Customers who take out an insurance policy with MCN compare will be able to get 10% off a full price helmet purchase at Sports Bike Shop. As well as this fantastic offer, all MCN compare customers get...

Win a free Silverstone MotoGP paddock tour!

Win a free Silverstone MotoGP paddock tour!

MCN has teamed up with Silverstone to offer the chance of winning one of five pairs of free paddock tour prizes open to anyone buying a MotoGP ticket between today (August 16) and 5pm on August...

Ducati Roadshow rolls into the Bike Shed

Ducati Roadshow rolls into the Bike Shed

The Bike Shed Motorcycle Club will come alive to the sights and sounds of Italy this weekend as the Ducati Roadshow rolls into London. The Bike Shed is a full-time space dedicated to celebrating...

Study shows motorbikes most likely vehicle type in UK to be stolen

Study shows motorbikes most likely vehicle type in UK to be stolen

One in every 46 registered motorcycles was stolen last year, according to new figures gained by a Freedom of Information (FOI) request by the Motorcycle Action Group (MAG). Would you pay more for a...

Government to consider banning hands-free for drivers

Government to consider banning hands-free for drivers

Drivers in England and Wales could be banned from using hands-free devices after research showed that it is no safer than using a hand-held phone. The Commons Select Committee has said that the...

GoFundMe page launched after air ambulance flight helmet stolen

GoFundMe page launched after air ambulance flight helmet stolen

A concerned Bradford motorcyclist has set up a GoFundMe page in aid of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance, following the theft of a flight helmet whilst responding to a 999 emergency.  The incident...

MV Agusta supports Unicef charity with one-off F3 800

MV Agusta supports Unicef charity with one-off F3 800

A special-edition MV Agusta F3 800 has raised €100,000 in aid of children’s charity Unicef. Complete with a striking new paintjob incorporating the Unicef logo, the bike was part of a larger auction...

Blind veteran joins 200-mile charity ride

Blind veteran joins 200-mile charity ride

Carol Sharp, a blind veteran from Worthing in her 70s is going to take a 200-mile pillion ride for charity on Saturday, August 10. The Ride for Life Beyond Sight Loss will set off from...

Steve Hislop Memorial Run set to take place this month

Steve Hislop Memorial Run set to take place this month

The 17th Steve Hislop Memorial Run is set to take place on Sunday, August 25, raising money for the veterans charity, FirstLight Trust. Hundreds of bikers are expected to ride the 150 mile loop...

Win signed Jonathan Rea boots in Carole Nash photo competition

Win signed Jonathan Rea boots in Carole Nash photo competition

Snap happy bikers could win a signed pair of Jonathan Rea’s boots, a Shoei helmet worth £699 or a Ron Haslam Premier Plus Race School experience in a new photography competition. Motorbike insurance...

Give a Vozz Helmet a go

Give a Vozz Helmet a go

Dealers across the UK are offering test rides with the uniquely-designed Vozz RS 1.0 helmet that uses a hinged mechanism to put on and remove instead of a traditional chin strap. Find out where to...

Tamburini's 916 displayed at Ducati museum

Tamburini's 916 displayed at Ducati museum

Massimo Tamburini’s 916 has gone on display in the Ducati museum to mark the 25th anniversary of the launch of the game-changing superbike. The 916 is one of three prototypes used by Tamburini, who...