2020

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,...

Triumph brings pedal power to the party with new Trekker GT e-bike

Triumph brings pedal power to the party with new Trekker GT e-bike

With urban mobility making headlines as people try to avoid public transport, Triumph Motorcycles have taken their first steps into the e-bike market, revealing a new £2950 road-biased model called...

Playing it safe: Reopened showrooms kitted out with sanitisers for biking's 'new normal'

Playing it safe: Reopened showrooms kitted out with sanitisers for biking's 'new normal'

Bike shops throughout England are opening for business once again as dealerships move forward in line with the Government’s plan to ease lockdown restrictions. New measures introduced on June 1 have...

Online radio station raising money and awareness of Blood Bikes arriving in July

Online radio station raising money and awareness of Blood Bikes arriving in July

A Manchester motorcyclist is attempting to launch a new online radio station to help raise money for the Blood Bike charities, as well as greater awareness to the services they provide. "It’s...

The new modular helmet from SHARK Helmets offers ultimate travel convenience

The new modular helmet from SHARK Helmets offers ultimate travel convenience

SHARK helmets promotion Whilst Covid-19 may have put a pause on our #ride5000miles campaign, motorcyclists are now seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. With UK lockdown restrictions slowly being lifted but all social...

2020 Motorcycle Live show postponed until November 2021

2020 Motorcycle Live show postponed until November 2021

Motorcycle Live organisers have this morning announced that the 2020 show has been postponed until November 2021, following coronavirus safety concerns for visitors and the industry workers at the...

25 Greatest TTs ever magazine - get a free digital copy

25 Greatest TTs ever magazine - get a free digital copy

MCN free gift In 2018 we produced a special one-off issue of MCN Sport looking back at the 25 Greatest TT Races Ever and now you can get a digital copy for free. From Mike Hailwood’s astonishing comeback in 1978,...

Know any lockdown legends? Triumph wants you to nominate them for a gift box

Know any lockdown legends? Triumph wants you to nominate them for a gift box

Triumph have announced they are celebrating the UK’s lockdown heroes with a new social media campaign called #TriumphTogether. The Hinckley-based company is asking people to nominate people in their...

CC Racing Garage Scrambler 1100 wins Ducati Custom Rumble competition

CC Racing Garage Scrambler 1100 wins Ducati Custom Rumble competition

A Ducati Scrambler 1100 Sport Pro customised by CC Racing Garage has taken top honours in Ducati's Custom Rumble competition. The 'Scrambler 1100 FT' was built by Italian Marco Graziani, who entered...

Covid safe: Oxford Products order 100k balaclavas for customers to safely try on helmets

Covid safe: Oxford Products order 100k balaclavas for customers to safely try on helmets

Oxford Products are readying their dealer network to open for business as lockdown restrictions ease. In order to let customers try on helmets safely, they’re bringing in 100,000 cotton...

Win a Squire Behemoth lock and chain set worth £599

Win a Squire Behemoth lock and chain set worth £599

COMPETITION We’ve teamed up with security specialists Squire to offer one lucky biker the chance to win a Diamond Rated Squire Behemoth lock and chain set. Squire have released their toughest lock and chain yet,...

New electric bikes and bigger team take fight to criminals in South Yorkshire

New electric bikes and bigger team take fight to criminals in South Yorkshire

South Yorkshire Police have more than doubled their off-road ability to tackle antisocial behaviour and the criminal use of off-road motorbikes and quads during the coronavirus pandemic. The off-road...

Royal Enfield Bybre brake recall: What you need to know

Royal Enfield Bybre brake recall: What you need to know

Royal Enfield have issued a recall for the Interceptor 650, Continental GT and Himalayan, to fix a potential problem with corroding Bybre brake calipers. The firm have recalled 15,200 bikes across the...

Switch it up! S&S Cycle add Sport and Rain modes to base-model Indian FTR1200

Switch it up! S&S Cycle add Sport and Rain modes to base-model Indian FTR1200

Indian’s base-model FTR1200 can now enjoy modes that were only available on the S machine thanks to the S&S Engine Control Manager.  It is a plug-and-play handlebar-mounted switch that...

Lightweight lock launched: Portable motorbike security from LiteLok

Lightweight lock launched: Portable motorbike security from LiteLok

Bicycle lock makers LiteLok have designed a new lock specially for motorcycles. Certified to Sold Secure Gold standard, the lock is a flexible band with a steel core that makes it both light and easy...

Bike Shed Community Response: Bikers really can make a difference

Bike Shed Community Response: Bikers really can make a difference

The Bike Shed have launched a volunteer programme that enables bikers to make important deliveries and help those in need. Called Bike Shed Community Response, the project has seen over 500 bikers...

Updated Stan Stephens autobiography gives two-stroke fans another chance to read about the godfather of porting

Updated Stan Stephens autobiography gives two-stroke fans another chance to read about the godfather of porting

Legendary two-stroke tuner Stan Stephens has printed another run of his autobiography The Mechanic Who Got Lucky. The new updated edition chronicles Stan’s journey through life and motorcycles, which...

WIZ Knee Sliders produce NHS charity range in response to Coronavirus

WIZ Knee Sliders produce NHS charity range in response to Coronavirus

WIZ Knee Sliders have begun producing a new charity range, with 30% of the proceeds of each unit sold being donated to the National Health Service. "Like most people, we are very aware of how tough...

Win a Spidi Outlander jacket worth £389.99!

Win a Spidi Outlander jacket worth £389.99!

MCN COMPETITON We’ve teamed up with Spidi to offer one lucky biker the chance to win an Outlander Jacket! The Spidi Outlander H2OUT Jacket was developed as an all year-round jacket, resilient and breathable...

First MV Agusta Superveloce 800 Serie Oros leave the factory as Italian firms begin restarting production

First MV Agusta Superveloce 800 Serie Oros leave the factory as Italian firms begin restarting production

MV Agusta have taken to social media to display their first five Superveloce 800 Serie Oros, which have now been built following a period of ceased production as a result of Coronavirus. The exotic...

Driver caught doing 163mph on the M1 as empty roads prove too tempting for 'extreme speeders'

Driver caught doing 163mph on the M1 as empty roads prove too tempting for 'extreme speeders'

Empty roads are sending motorists berserk, with record numbers caught speeding in London as traffic and congestion drops during lockdown, including a driver caught doing 163mph on the M1. The...

Give it a braap: Movember ambassador launches biking short film competition on Instagram

Give it a braap: Movember ambassador launches biking short film competition on Instagram

A Movember ambassador has launched a new Instagram-based competition, encouraging bikers to produce one-minute short films in celebration of their motorcycles during lockdown. Kick-started by...

LV offers some bike insurance customers up to £50 refund during coronavirus

LV offers some bike insurance customers up to £50 refund during coronavirus

LV has become the latest insurance firm to offer a refund to policy holders as claims reduce during the coronavirus pandemic and the first to include bikers. The company, which is part of the Allianz...

Cool during Covid: Royal Enfield gearing up for new metal offensive

Cool during Covid: Royal Enfield gearing up for new metal offensive

Royal Enfield have revealed big plans for the future and say even the current Coronavirus crisis won’t stop their long-term aims as they look to unleash up to 14 new bikes. Siddhartha Lal, Enfield’s...

TT fans left out of pocket as hotels refuse refunds for Coronavirus cancellations

TT fans left out of pocket as hotels refuse refunds for Coronavirus cancellations

With travel to the Isle of Man now limited and the annual TT races cancelled due to Covid-19, some visitors are now facing the prospect of losing thousands of pounds as some Manx hoteliers refuse to...

Keep your bike locked up in lockdown: Police seeing rise in joyriding during coronavirus epidemic

Keep your bike locked up in lockdown: Police seeing rise in joyriding during coronavirus epidemic

"Regularly check on your security and upgrade if necessary," is the message from police across the UK as forces see a rise in joy riding during lockdown. "This increase in motorcycle and scooter theft...

Oxfordshire Council withdraw anti-bike statements from consultation document

Oxfordshire Council withdraw anti-bike statements from consultation document

Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) have been forced to change their approach to motorcycles after outraging the biking community with scathing and unsubstantiated claims. A document published as part of...