2020

ContiRoad Performs Exceptionally on KTM Bike

ContiRoad Performs Exceptionally on KTM Bike

Continental tyres promotion Motorcycle legend, Jeremy McWilliams, a former MotoGP rider, Multiple Northwest 200 winner and full-time KTM test and development rider, had the opportunity to extensively test the new ContiRoad at...

Something for the weekend: Royal Enfield team up with Baffle Culture for bike event

Something for the weekend: Royal Enfield team up with Baffle Culture for bike event

If you’ve not managed to get your bike show fix this summer, there’s still time as Royal Enfield have teamed up with Baffle Culture in Pontypool, Wales, to bring you a weekend of socially distanced...

Recently-saved Melbourne Raceway transformed by £180,000 in donations

Recently-saved Melbourne Raceway transformed by £180,000 in donations

York-based drag racing venue Melbourne Raceway has blasted back into action after a massive fundraising effort saved it from extinction – and the team behind it have just agreed a fresh 10-year lease...

Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance create month-long charity route to raise funds

Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance create month-long charity route to raise funds

Motorcyclists are being encouraged to get out on their bikes to help raise money for the Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance service. In a month-long fund-raising campaign known as 'Ride...

Honda aiming for maxi scooter glory with new Forza

Honda aiming for maxi scooter glory with new Forza

Honda have revealed a new 15 second teaser trailer for an incoming Forza scooter model, which could replace the Integra as a DCT transmission direct rival to the Yamaha TMAX 560. Uploaded to the...

New Citycruiser from SHARK Helmets in dealers NOW

New Citycruiser from SHARK Helmets in dealers NOW

SHARK helmets promotion #Ride5000miles sponsors, SHARK Helmets, has always been a brand known for innovation - never afraid to think outside of the box and develop new styles, fashions and use new technology. The...

Trail riders win Lake District battle over powered vehicles on green lanes

Trail riders win Lake District battle over powered vehicles on green lanes

A bid to have trail bike riders and 4x4s banned from some of the few byways in the Lake District they have legal access to has been thrown out by a High Court judge. A campaign by a group of ramblers,...

Watch this! MCN YouTube channel hits 250k subscribers

Watch this! MCN YouTube channel hits 250k subscribers

We’re thrilled to announce the MCN YouTube channel has passed a quarter of a million subscribers. We’d like to take this opportunity to thank you all for watching our videos, subscribing, and joining...

Rescheduled Malle Mile proves the show can go on

Rescheduled Malle Mile proves the show can go on

The rescheduled Malle Mile went ahead without a hitch at the weekend, with hundreds of riders and spectators enjoying fun in the sun. The Malle Mile is a weekend-long motorcycle festival celebrating...

Yamaha Europe and YART team up for limited-run Petronas MotoGP replica R1

Yamaha Europe and YART team up for limited-run Petronas MotoGP replica R1

Yamaha Europe have teamed up with Yamaha Austria Racing Team (YART) to create a run of 46 individually numbered Petronas Sepang Racing MotoGP team replica YZF-R1s. The 46 machines have been...

Michael Neeves reveals secrets of a road tester - episode 6

Michael Neeves reveals secrets of a road tester - episode 6

Bikertek promotion In the final episode of his series ‘Secrets of a Road Tester’, Michael Neeves summarises his approach to riding. He says that after two decades as a road tester, covering tens of thousands of miles,...

Running up that hill: Indian announce AMA Pro Hillclimb entry

Running up that hill: Indian announce AMA Pro Hillclimb entry

Indian Motorcycles have announced a return to hill-climbing with a specially adapted version of their FTR750 flattracker, which has taken the American Flat Track series by storm. Related articles on...

MotoGP ticket row: full refund for cancelled GP tickets booked online not possible

MotoGP ticket row: full refund for cancelled GP tickets booked online not possible

After months of delay, people who bought tickets for now cancelled MotoGP races are receiving refunds – but it’s not for the full amount and it has left a bitter taste. Ross Crymble and Gavin Frain...

Off-roaders urged: check routes first

Off-roaders urged: check routes first

The Mendip Byways & Bridleways Association is urging off-road motorcyclists to take caution when planning their routes, after they say there has been an increase in people riding where they’re not...

Highway Code review for vulnerable road users doesn't include motorbikes

Highway Code review for vulnerable road users doesn't include motorbikes

On Tuesday, 28 July, the Department for Transport (DfT) announced their Review of The Highway Code to improve road safety for cyclists, pedestrians and horse riders, which the DfT says is a...

Now you're talking: Cardo Packtalk Black revealed with larger speakers

Now you're talking: Cardo Packtalk Black revealed with larger speakers

Cardo have released a special-edition version of their Packtalk comms kit called the Packtalk Black. Coming in black (no real surprises there) the key feature of the new unit is the 45mm JBL helmet...

SHARK Helmets – a choice of protection for all…

SHARK Helmets – a choice of protection for all…

SHARK helmets promotion It doesn’t matter if you’re riding a 50cc scooter to and from college or a 200hp motorcycle at Mugello, SHARK Helmets - our #Ride5000miles sponsor - is just as committed to providing a safety helmet...

Ready player one: Ride 4 gameplay trailer revealed

Ready player one: Ride 4 gameplay trailer revealed

A new gameplay teaser trailer (above) has been revealed for upcoming bike racing videogame, Ride 4.  The fourth instalment of the popular two-wheeled franchise produced by Italian developers,...

Motorway roadworks speed limit increased in England

Motorway roadworks speed limit increased in England

Highways England have announced that the speed limit for motorway roadworks will be increased from 50mph to 60mph where it is safe to do so. The decision was taken after lengthy trials and research...

Sinnis Terrain 380cc Adventure Motorcycle Goes On UK Presale

Sinnis Terrain 380cc Adventure Motorcycle Goes On UK Presale

Sinnis Motorcycles British motorcycle brand Sinnis begins its presale campaign this week for the much-anticipated Terrain 380cc adventure. Customers can deposit £100 to pre-order one of the first bikes to land in Autumn...

Third Honda Adventure Roads tour set for Iceland in 2021

Third Honda Adventure Roads tour set for Iceland in 2021

Honda Europe are offering 30 riders the biking trip of a lifetime as their Adventure Roads touring programme heads to Iceland for 2021. A chance to experience the volcanic island’s stunning scenery...

Have it your way: MV Agusta launch Monaco Design Studio to produce one-off specials

Have it your way: MV Agusta launch Monaco Design Studio to produce one-off specials

MV Agusta are no strangers to one-off motorcycles. In the past 12 months alone, we’ve seen the Brutale 1000 RR 'ML', a special €28,000 Dragster 800 RR for luxury goods website, TheArsenale and a...

Life begins at 40! Meet BMW's new F750 and F850 40 Years GS Edition models

Life begins at 40! Meet BMW's new F750 and F850 40 Years GS Edition models

BMW have this evening announced a range of new colours for their 2021 F750GS, F850GS and F850GS Adventure models, including a striking black and yellow livery to mark 40 years of the revered GS name...

Get up to 40% off MCN and MCN Sport subscription packs

Get up to 40% off MCN and MCN Sport subscription packs

MCN Promotion Love bikes? Get the latest motorcycling news every week and insight into the sport of motorcycle racing four times a year with our MCN & MCN Sport print subscription pack. Subscribing to this...

SHARK Helmets brand-new Citycruiser in dealers this month!

SHARK Helmets brand-new Citycruiser in dealers this month!

SHARK helmets promotion With lockdown easing across the country, increasing numbers of riders are heading out and about - whether it be for commuting and pleasure purposes - and may want to treat themselves to some new kit.

Husqvarna recall Vitpilen 701 and Svartpilen 701 over possible fuel leaks

Husqvarna recall Vitpilen 701 and Svartpilen 701 over possible fuel leaks

Husqvarna have today announced a global recall for their Vitpilen 701 and Svartpilen 701 ranges, due to possible fuel leaks.  The issue concerns all Vitpilen 701s built from 2018-onwards, as well...

VIDEO: Indian partner Roland Sands Design to create new FTR1200 accessory range

VIDEO: Indian partner Roland Sands Design to create new FTR1200 accessory range

Indian Motorcycle have announced a new partnership with Roland Sands Design (RSD) to produce a range of accessories for the FTR1200.  Said to be inspired by the RSD-backed 'Super Hooligan'...

Start your engines: Drag racing returns to Santa Pod next month

Start your engines: Drag racing returns to Santa Pod next month

High-octane two and four-wheeled drag racing action will return to Santa Pod Raceway next month, following a period of closure due to coronavirus. Initially due to start their straight-lining season...

Blowing hot and cold: Indian reveal plans for cooling and heated seats

Blowing hot and cold: Indian reveal plans for cooling and heated seats

If you’ve ever ridden a motorcycle in the peak of summer, you’ll know just how hot and sticky it can get for your nether regions. Thankfully, Indian Motorcycles may have just come up with a solution...

Shock therapy: Royal Enfield 650s get K-Tech Suspension treatment

Shock therapy: Royal Enfield 650s get K-Tech Suspension treatment

Looking to enhance the ride and handling of your Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 or Continental GT? Well, the spring gurus at K-Tech Suspension might have just the thing… Sold separately for the front...

Ducati-only trackdays resume on August 11 at Donington Park

Ducati-only trackdays resume on August 11 at Donington Park

Following earlier postponements due to Covid-19, bookings have now re-opened for two special Ducati-only trackdays. The Silverstone full circuit event originally planned for July 6 has now been...

California Superbike School returns to UK with Keith Code’s blessing

California Superbike School returns to UK with Keith Code’s blessing

The UK arm of the California Superbike School is set to return this year after being revived by two of its coaches. The school ceased activities last year after its holding company ran into financial...

Wheels to Work scheme set up to get people moving cheaply and easily

Wheels to Work scheme set up to get people moving cheaply and easily

A scheme has been set up at Silverstone offering cheap and easy scooter rental to help get people back to work. Wheels to Work Silverstone has been set up by the people behind Spyder Club, a company...

MIPS helmet tech: Protecting the brains you were born with

MIPS helmet tech: Protecting the brains you were born with

MIPS promotion With over 20 years of research and more than 31,000 helmet tests in their state-of-the-art test lab in Sweden MIPS (which is short for Multi-directional Impact Protection System) know that protecting...

Return of the Hondamatic? Patent reveals clutchless CB1100

Return of the Hondamatic? Patent reveals clutchless CB1100

Back in 1976 Honda made a bold move to make motorcycling easier and more accessible with the introduction of the CB750A Hondamatic: a twist-and-go version of its range-topping superbike of the...

Coronavirus latest: 2020 Intermot trade show to be replaced by online industry event

Coronavirus latest: 2020 Intermot trade show to be replaced by online industry event

The 2020 Intermot motorcycle trade show has been cancelled in favour of a digital-only event amidst coronavirus safety concerns.  Originally set to take place from October 6-11, in Cologne,...