2021

CFMOTO launch four-year warranty across 2021 range

CFMOTO launch four-year warranty across 2021 range

CFMOTO UK have launched an impressive new four-year warranty on all of their 2021 machines including the 300NK, 650NK, 650MT and 650GT. The deal will also apply to the new 300SR sportsbike, which is...

Air ambulances need you: Government rejects calls for tax-payer funded future

Air ambulances need you: Government rejects calls for tax-payer funded future

A petition for public funding of air ambulances has been debated in parliament after attracting over 134,000 signatures. The petition was started by Bethany Billington, after her sister Lee-Anne...

Rallymoto bring their popular navigation events to tarmac-only riders

Rallymoto bring their popular navigation events to tarmac-only riders

A new road-based navigation event is coming this summer that will see road riders get a taste of the Dakar spirit without having to venture off the black stuff. The Cannonball Challenge is being...

MotoGB raffle off Royal Enfield Himalayan in support of Covid-19 relief in India

MotoGB raffle off Royal Enfield Himalayan in support of Covid-19 relief in India

UK motorcycle importer and distributor MotoGB are raffling off a 2021 Royal Enfield Himalayan to help raise money in support of India’s latest Covid-19 outbreak. Raising funds for the Ekam UK charity,...

New Safe Driving for Life website offers wealth of information for learners

New Safe Driving for Life website offers wealth of information for learners

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has launched a new website for learners that hosts loads of invaluable information for bikers both new and old. Related articles on MCN MCIA Secured...

Interesting array of classic machines up for auction in new Silverstone sale

Interesting array of classic machines up for auction in new Silverstone sale

Classic car specialists Silverstone Auctions are turning their hands to two wheels, with more than 40 bikes already confirmed in their May sale and with more to come. There is a huge range of bikes in...

Harley-Davidson stung with massive tax hike as US bikes face 56% EU import tariff

Harley-Davidson stung with massive tax hike as US bikes face 56% EU import tariff

Harley-Davidson could face ruin in Europe in less than two month’s time after being slapped with a whopping 833% increase in tariffs. The rise in duty is the latest fallout from an escalating trade...

Celebrity biking pals take on paddle board challenge for charity

Celebrity biking pals take on paddle board challenge for charity

A group of friends that includes bike-mad celebrities Charley Boorman, Iwan Thomas and Damon Hill are embarking on a 30-mile endurance paddle in support of the Movember charity. Starting on May 17,...

Custom guru Roland Sands resurrects the machine that inspired the family business

Custom guru Roland Sands resurrects the machine that inspired the family business

Roland Sands has rebuilt a bike that, at the tender age of 19, his father bought, built, crashed then sold before founding their custom fabrication family business, Performance Machine. Perry Sands...

Triumph launch SOS app that calls you an ambulance if you crash

Triumph launch SOS app that calls you an ambulance if you crash

Triumph have launched an accident detection system that turns your smartphone into an SOS lifeline in the event of a crash. Triumph SOS uses the sensors in your smartphone to detect an accident. You...

MSV secures Donington Hall Estate for new motorsport facility and hotel

MSV secures Donington Hall Estate for new motorsport facility and hotel

English race circuit giants MotorSport Vision (MSV) have purchased the freehold of the Donington Hall Estate in an effort to create a unique leisure resort for the motorsport enthusiast. The...

Ducati 'looking carefully at synthetic fuel' for future models ahead of electrification

Ducati 'looking carefully at synthetic fuel' for future models ahead of electrification

In an ordinary year a near 10% drop in sales would have the board of a major motorcycle manufacturer on the hunt for the CEO’s head. Related articles on MCN Ducati working on 'perfect electric...

Volunteer rider John Baxter of Blood Bikes Scotland goes electric with a Zero SR/S

Volunteer rider John Baxter of Blood Bikes Scotland goes electric with a Zero SR/S

MCN spoke to John Baxter, a volunteer with Blood Bikes Scotland, who’s planning on doing around 15,000 miles per year on an electric motorbike – none other than a Zero SR/S.  Related: Best...

Armchair Adventure Festival heading to Cornwall in September

Armchair Adventure Festival heading to Cornwall in September

An adventure festival, founded virtually in April 2020, is heading to Cornwall later this year for a 'physical' weekend of inspiring tales, group riding and plenty of food and drink. The Armchair...

Some MotoGP fans still await refunds - Dorna say 'it's down to tracks'

Some MotoGP fans still await refunds - Dorna say 'it's down to tracks'

MotoGP bosses Dorna insist they are not directly responsible for assisting fans still chasing ticket refunds from the Covid-19 hit 2020 season. Related articles on MCN Biking after Brexit: How...

The DocBikes are coming: Charity putting critical care doctors on bikes launch safety campaign

The DocBikes are coming: Charity putting critical care doctors on bikes launch safety campaign

A growing band of motorcycling medics have launched a new bike awareness campaign to reduce accidents at junctions. Realated articles on MCN Join a BikerDown course near you Clothing retailer offers...

Wider, quieter, smoother… the Evolution of Atlas

Wider, quieter, smoother… the Evolution of Atlas

Promoted content On the 26 March Ruroc are launching their new Atlas 3.0 range in 16 incredible designs inspired by different countries, centuries, and universes. Are you a Brute or Savage? Or are you more of a...

Double WSB champ James Toseland donates racing leathers for Sheffield children’s charity

Double WSB champ James Toseland donates racing leathers for Sheffield children’s charity

Two-time World Superbike champion, James Toseland has donated two signed sets of his old racing leathers to The Children’s Hospital Charity, in Sheffield, to help them raise money for a new cancer and...

‘It shouldn’t be like this,’ says wife of biker seeking justice after suspect flees

‘It shouldn’t be like this,’ says wife of biker seeking justice after suspect flees

The family of a paramedic who was killed while riding her bike are still seeking justice more than two years after the suspect fled the country. Related articles on MCN Harry Dunn: Latest update on...

Interest in collectable bikes climbs during Covid

Interest in collectable bikes climbs during Covid

If you’ve ever lusted after a homologation special, or dreamed of owning a tidy two-stroke, time could be running out – with sellers of rare and collectable machines noting an increased appetite...

Limited edition Ducati-powered Bimota Tesi 3Ds go up for sale

Limited edition Ducati-powered Bimota Tesi 3Ds go up for sale

Thought the Kawasaki Ninja H2-powered Tesi H2 was the only funny-front-ended new Bimota currently on sale? Think again. Three new Ducati-powered Bimota Tesi 3D Naked Edizione Finales have gone on sale...

Lincolnshire Police seek dashcam evidence from road users in new campaign

Lincolnshire Police seek dashcam evidence from road users in new campaign

Lincolnshire Police are calling upon motorists to submit evidence of poor roadcraft online, in an attempt to combat the number of road users killed or seriously injured in the county. The online...

Crewe Honda dealership transformed into Covid vaccination centre free of charge

Crewe Honda dealership transformed into Covid vaccination centre free of charge

A Cheshire motorcycle dealership has given up half of its main showroom floor space to become a Covid vaccination centre, set to inject between 1200 and 2000 patients every week. Crewe Honda Centre...

Supermoto goes retro: Ageing Yamaha XT600 transformed into thumping XT500 replica

Supermoto goes retro: Ageing Yamaha XT600 transformed into thumping XT500 replica

Polish custom house 86 Gear Motorcycles have taken a time warp back to the early-1980s, transforming a customer’s well-loved 2000-plate Yamaha XT600 into an XT500-aping supermoto. Used for years as a...

MCN – The home of bike racing since 1955

MCN – The home of bike racing since 1955

In your new edition of Motor Cycle News this week we’ve got the biggest sports stories in bike racing along with tests of all the crucial kit you need to know about. With behind-the-scenes access to...