June

Voxan Wattman: Max Biaggi to pilot electric streamliner powered by race car engine

Voxan Wattman: Max Biaggi to pilot electric streamliner powered by race car engine

Voxan have revealed their Wattman streamliner, which will be piloted by ex-MotoGP and WSB racer Max Biaggi in an attempt to set a new electric bike world speed record. If you’re not familiar with...

Bobber Build-off final three announced

Bobber Build-off final three announced

The three Triumph Bobber Build-Off Challenge finalists have been announced as Laguna Ashford Triumph, Pure Triumph Wellingborough, Peterborough Triumph. Laguna Ashford’s 'The Drag Racer' uses a...

Sammy Miller MBE wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Sammy Miller MBE wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Sammy Miller MBE has been awarded a Lifetime Acheivement Award by the Transport Trust for his dedication to the preservation of motorcycles and motorcycle heritage. The award was presented by HRH...

Crescent launch Yamaha Dealership in Verwood, Dorset

Crescent launch Yamaha Dealership in Verwood, Dorset

South West super-dealer, Crescent, will open a flagship Yamaha dealership this weekend, June 29-30, as the Dorset-based business re-introduces their third site under the Crescent name with the launch...

Thieves brag about stolen motorcycles on Instagram

Thieves brag about stolen motorcycles on Instagram

Bike thieves are openly selling stolen vehicles on social media accounts, with some even taunting their alleged victims. A group called 'Weston Repo Guys' have been stealing bikes in the...

Most powerful Kawasaki KX250 yet announced for 2020

Most powerful Kawasaki KX250 yet announced for 2020

Kawasaki have released details of their 2020 off-road line up, which includes the most powerful KX250 to date. The new engine 250 uses finger follower valves (like those found in the latest ZX-10RR)...

Ireland to ban sale of new petrol vehicles by 2030

Ireland to ban sale of new petrol vehicles by 2030

The Irish Government has reaffirmed its plans to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles by 2030, as part of a new strategy aimed at protecting the environment. The measures form part of a...

World of Kawasaki returns for 2019

World of Kawasaki returns for 2019

Kawasaki Motors UK are once again inviting owners for a day of on-track and demo ride action as the World of Kawasaki event returns for 2019. Find MCN's Kawasaki Ninja model overview here Taking...

German firm reveal pedal-powered hybrid

German firm reveal pedal-powered hybrid

A German company has developed a new emissions-busting motorcycle that mixes human input with battery power. The eROCKIT 2019 has pedals like a conventional bicycle, however multiplies the effort put...

Free tags bid to save lives

Free tags bid to save lives

A new safety scheme will see 13,000 free helmet tags given away in a bid to save bikers’ lives.  MedicAlert and Biker Down have joined forces to give away thousands of the tags to UK riders. The...

Knife-brandishing moped thug jailed

Knife-brandishing moped thug jailed

Bradley White, 29 of no fixed address was jailed for nine years (with a further three on licence) after pleading guilty to one count of attempted robbery, three counts of robbery, theft of a moped and...

MV Agusta CEO backs controversial Superveloce 800 promo video

MV Agusta CEO backs controversial Superveloce 800 promo video

MV Agusta CEO, Timur Sardarov, has come out in support of the firm’s latest promotional video for the Superveloce 800 Serie Oro, after it was widely criticised online for its use of a nude female...

Motorcyclist claims POLITE vest "ruined my life"

Motorcyclist claims POLITE vest "ruined my life"

A biker’s life has been turned upside down after being convicted, then subsequently acquitted, for wearing an item of clothing that resembled police uniform when he rode home from work in a POLITE...

Motorcycling adventurer Nick Sanders awarded an MBE

Motorcycling adventurer Nick Sanders awarded an MBE

Globe-trotting adventurer Nick Sanders has been given official recognition in the Queen’s birthday honours list with the award of an MBE for his services to 'endurance cycling and motorcycling.' Nick,...

18-year-old becomes UK's youngest motorcycle dealership owner

18-year-old becomes UK's youngest motorcycle dealership owner

Wildmans Motorcycles in Spilsby, Lincolnshire, announced last month that an 18-year-old former apprentice was to become the next owner.  Chris Lake, who has since turned 19, took over the reins...

Roadside heart surgeon commended after saving biker’s life

Roadside heart surgeon commended after saving biker’s life

A motorcyclist whose life was saved by emergency roadside heart surgery has personally thanked the doctor concerned in a special commendation ceremony in Cheshire. Warrington biker John O’Brien...

Yamaha unveil all-new YZ450F for 2020

Yamaha unveil all-new YZ450F for 2020

Yamaha have announced a completely redesigned version of their YZ450F competition model for 2020, which they say will be lighter and more powerful than the outgoing version using mass-centralised...

Rally Raid give the Honda CB500X the adventure treatment

Rally Raid give the Honda CB500X the adventure treatment

The new Honda CB500X is the latest bike to pass through the Rally Raid workshop, receiving a whole new range of parts to help it live up to its increased adventure bike potential. First up it’s gained...

Sold! The five-millionth Harley-Davidson

Sold! The five-millionth Harley-Davidson

Harley-Davidson are celebrating a real milestone this year: they sold their five-millionth motorcycle. The news was announced in a tweet, which states the bike in question – a Heritage Classic –...

LS2 release glowing version of Valiant helmet

LS2 release glowing version of Valiant helmet

LS2 have released a striking new version of their modular Valiant helmet with bright green decals that glow in 'low light'. The Valiant Nucleus helmet uses a 180-degree swing-around chin bar that can...

The story of JPS Norton rotary race bikes

The story of JPS Norton rotary race bikes

Three decades ago, bike sport fans witnessed the beginnings of a golden era of British racing – that of the JPS-liveried Norton rotaries – which, for a few brief years, blew all-comers away. We’ve not...