May

Picture special: Moto Morini 1200 Sport joins the retro bandwagon

Picture special: Moto Morini 1200 Sport joins the retro bandwagon

Moto Morini jumps on the retro bandwagon with its new 1200 Sport, but it’s actually a damn fine motorcycle. Remember the colours of the Aston Martin Le Mans race cars of the late 1950s? A lighter...

Video: Onboard BMW HP2 Sport and Aprilia RSV 1000R Factory

MCN road tester Adam Child travelled to the Albacete race circuit in Spain to pit the world's best sports v-twin motorcycles against each other on track and you can see some of his on-track action below. Chad got to ride the BMW HP2 Sport, KTM RC8 and the Aprilia RSV 1000R Factory against some of the fastest bike testers in the world, including former GP stars Randy Mamola and Jurgen Fuchs. Watch...

Restricted power but the Rieju SMX125 still has lofty ambitions

Restricted power but the Rieju SMX125 still has lofty ambitions

Rieju is fast becoming one of the 125 class’s leading lights thanks to its combination of European style and Japanese engineering, quality and price, as its new SM125 proves. With a seat height as...

Test BUELL 1125R

Test ride on the BUELL 1125R

Aprilia RX125 and SX125 first test

Aprilia RX125 and SX125 first test

MCN has just arrived back from the world launch of Aprilia's SX125 and RX125 two-stroke supermoto and trail motorcycles, revamped to meet Euro3 emissions laws and also to look and feel closer to the...

First impressions: Aprilia SX125 launches in Italy

First impressions: Aprilia SX125 launches in Italy

MCN’s Chris Newbigging is currently at the Pomposa kart track near Venice in Italy testing Aprilia’s brand new SX125 and RX125. Here are his first impressions after riding the Aprilia SX125: “The...

Video: Kawasaki ZX-10R: Road v race

Kawasaki's ZX-10R was designed for the race track but also happens to be road legal so just how far apart is it from a genuine racing ZX-10R? MCN road tester Adam Child travelled to Mallory Park to test his ZX-10R long-term test bike against the British Superstock ZX-10R of Astro Racing Kawasaki. Watch the video below to find out the difference and read the full article in MCN, Wednesday, May...

First impressions: KTM 990 Super Duke R launch and journalist trophy

First impressions: KTM 990 Super Duke R launch and journalist trophy

Road Tester, Adam Child, is at the launch of the KTM 990 Super Duke R which is being held at Salzburg Ring, in Austria and the track’s renowned for being the fastest in Europe. He’s competing in the...

First impressions: Moto Guzzi V7 launch - V7 classic is a retro roadster

First impressions: Moto Guzzi V7 launch - V7 classic is a retro roadster

Phil West is testing the new Moto Guzzi V7 classic around Lake Como in Italy and these are his initial thoughts: “The V7 Classic is a straight forward retro roadster that aims to take on Triumph’s...

Picture special: BMW's 800 and 1200GS take on Honda Transalp

Picture special: BMW's 800 and 1200GS take on Honda Transalp

Thanks to its many appearances on the telly over the past few years, BMW’s big adventure bike is one of the most recognisable bikes of the modern era. Charley Boorman and Ewan McGregor’s trips up and...

Picture special: Moto Morini Cosaro Avio - Taming the beast

Picture special: Moto Morini Cosaro Avio - Taming the beast

MCN Road Tester Chris Pearson has been trying out Moto Morini's new Corsaro Avio and here's what he thought. If you’re struggling to keep up with the avalanche of new models from the more mainstream...