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Peugeot Satelis 125: full review

Peugeot Satelis 125: full review

The Peugeot Satelis 125 has been ridden and rated by MCN - you can read the full web review in the bike reviews section.    Read the MCN Peugeot Satelis...

Video: BMW R1200GS Adventure longterm test report

Video: BMW R1200GS Adventure longterm test report

MCN Editor Marc Potter has clocked up 5500 trouble free miles on his long term test BMW R1200GS. Here’s a short video review of the bike in action showing it’s more than capable of anything Potter can...

Video: Triumph Thunderbird vs. the best of the rest

Video: Triumph Thunderbird vs. the best of the rest

MCN has already discovered that although the new Triumph Thunderbird is a great bike, it still can't tempt riders who have their hearts set on a Harley. But how does it compare to the other...

The bargain alternative to the... BMW K1300GT

The bargain alternative to the... BMW K1300GT

The BMW K1300GT arguably has more road-focussed new technology on it than any other bike: sat nav, fuel-sipping engine management, mega-grunty top gear performance, a totally stable Hossack front end...

Judgement Days on tour: Test ride a Harley-Davidson near you

Judgement Days on tour: Test ride a Harley-Davidson near you

Harley-Davidson’s Judgement Days test ride campaign earlier this year proved so popular that Harley are taking it on the road. Find a Harley-Davidson for sale A Judgement Days demonstrator truck...

Video: Ducati Streetfighter longterm test report

Video: Ducati Streetfighter longterm test report

MCN road tester Michael Neeves has the Ducati Streetfighter on longterm test for the summer of 2009. So far he's had the bike for a month and covered over 2,500 miles. Watch the video for his...

Triumph Thunderbird 1600

Rode the new Thunderbird last sunday on country roads, the M65 and through Blackburn I thought the motor and gearbox were excellent but the bike was let down by a few annoying features. Firstly I expected a big twin to sound like one but it appears you have to buy sports pipes from Triumph for this to happen. Why cant it have them as standard and then if you want it to sound like a moped you can...

First ride: Race-ready Harley-Davidson XR1200

First ride: Race-ready Harley-Davidson XR1200

Unless you’re from Springfield, Illinois or have a brother named ‘Bubba’, the idea of a Harley-Davidson race bike is probably as foreign as ‘grits’ for breakfast. Not any more. Harley-Davidson are...

Video: Onboard the Harley-Davidson XR1200 racer

Video: Onboard the Harley-Davidson XR1200 racer

The Harley-Davidson XR1200 race bike has been developed in conjunction with Harris Performance for a one-make race series due to be launched next year.   Read the Harley-Davidson XR1200...

Piaggio MP3 Hybrid: MCN rides the world’s first hybrid motorcycle

Piaggio MP3 Hybrid: MCN rides the world’s first hybrid motorcycle

Piaggio’s MP3 Hybrid is the first motorcycle in the world to combine a petrol engine with an electric motor to reduce emissions and increase economy – but our first ride shows the technology isn’t...

The evolution of the Kawasaki ZX-6R

The evolution of the Kawasaki ZX-6R

We celebrate nearly 15 years of the ZX-6R by taking a look at how the middleweight Ninja has changed since the first model in 1995.   Thinking of trading in? Sell your bike with MCN for...

Video: Onboard the Desmosedici RR at Donington

Video: Onboard the Desmosedici RR at Donington

Go onboard with Ducati test rider Vito Guareschi as he puts in a few fast laps on the Desmosedici RR at Donington Park.  Find a Ducati for sale Read the MCN Ducati Desmosedici RR review  

Can't wait for the Honda V4? Try one of these...

Can't wait for the Honda V4? Try one of these...

Honda is uncharacteristically bullish about the new Honda V4, as revealed in MCN’s recent interview with boss Shigeru Takagi. If this confidence is well founded, Honda’s rivals need to be very...

Video: The world's best all-rounders?

Video: The world's best all-rounders?

The new breed of trailie-style all-rounders are put to the test in a 450-mile day trip to Le Touquet via Calais and Bologne. Watch the video to see if the Ducati Multistrada 1100S, Triumph...

Video: 2WD Yamaha R1 ridden

Video: 2WD Yamaha R1 ridden

MCN is the only publication in the world to have ridden the Ohlins two-wheel-drive Yamaha R1. Watch the video for a tech explaination of the 2WD system and see MCN's Trevor...

Piaggio MP3 125 Hybrid first ride

Piaggio MP3 125 Hybrid first ride

MCN has just ridden the world's first production hybrid motorcycle - the Piaggio MP3 125 Hybrid.  Piaggio MP3 LT - the scooter the law says is a car The new motorcycle combines a...

TTS Triumph Speed Triple - first ride

TTS Triumph Speed Triple - first ride

There’s no getting away from it: Triumph’s Speed Triple is an excellent bike. Its superb handling, amazing triple engine, inimitable style and decent value makes it the class leading super naked. So...

Piaggio MP3 400 full review

Piaggio MP3 400 full review

The Piaggio MP3 400 has been ridden and rated by MCN - you can read the full web review in the bike reviews section.         Read the MCN Piaggio MP3...

Moto Guzzi Stelvio NTX full review

Moto Guzzi Stelvio NTX full review

The Moto Guzzi Stelvio NTX has been ridden and rated by MCN - you can read the full web review in the bike reviews section.      Read the MCN Moto Guzzi Stevlio...

Moto Guzzi V7 Café Classic vs. Triumph Thruxton

Moto Guzzi V7 Café Classic vs. Triumph Thruxton

Guzzi’s new V7 Café Classic is, like Triumph’s Thruxton, a romantic take on café racers of yesteryear. The satin-finished lime green Moto Guzzi is a café racer version of the current V7 Classic, so...

New Indian Chief - first impressions

New Indian Chief - first impressions

MCN gets the first ride on the Chief, the latest bike from Indian, America’s oldest motorcycle company. The new Chief is Indian’s entry level bike, costing £15,500. Find a cruiser for sale First...