March

Poll: How excited are you about the new Aprilia RSV4?

Poll: How excited are you about the new Aprilia RSV4?

MCN wants to find out what British bikers think about the issues facing motorcycling today. That's why from now on we'll be running weekly polls to gather your opinions on all aspects of biking. ...

Poll: Which bike is the world's best all-rounder?

Poll: Which bike is the world's best all-rounder?

The world's best all-rounder motorcycle is identified once and for all in the April 8 issue of MCN. What do you think will win and why? Let us know by voting in our poll and commenting on this...

Top 5 supermoto sportsbike-beaters

Top 5 supermoto sportsbike-beaters

KTM's new SMT could be the bike UK riders have been waiting for - it combines sports bike style specs and performance with the comfort and practicality of a tourer or...

Video: Ducati Streetfighter first ride

Video: Ducati Streetfighter first ride

The Ducati Streetfighter is Ducati's answer to bikes like the Triumph Speed Triple and Honda CB1000R. Watch the video for Marc Potter's report from the world launch and his verdict on...

Ducati Streetfighter world first ride - UPDATED

Ducati Streetfighter world first ride - UPDATED

The Ducati Streetfighter is one of the liveliest bikes Ducati currently makes. And since it comes out of the same gates as the Hypermotard and super powerful 1098R, that really is saying something.

Poll: What do you think of the Honda DN-01?

Poll: What do you think of the Honda DN-01?

What do you think of the Honda DN-01? Have your say in the online poll below. Honda's odd-ball DN-01 costs a whopping £9,223 OTR. For the same cash or less, you could pretty much have your pick...

Video: Kawasaki ER-6f road test

Video: Kawasaki ER-6f road test

Kawasaki's 2009 ER-6f is put to the test over one week and 500 miles by MCN Road Tester Adam Child. Watch the clip for onboard footage, detail shots and his verdict on Kawasaki's...

Video: 1000cc superbikes test part 2 - on the road

Video: 1000cc superbikes test part 2 - on the road

The 2009 Yamaha R1 blitzed the competition in our 1000cc track test last week, but how will it fair in the place that matters for most - on the road? Watch the video to find out.  ...

The evolution of the Honda Fireblade

The evolution of the Honda Fireblade

Since it's arrival in 1992, the flagship Honda Fireblade has continued to re-invent itself and stay at the forefront of sportsbike development. In 1992, the original Fireblade moved...

5 of the best factory streetfighters

5 of the best factory streetfighters

Streetfighters have come a long way. What started out as a cheap way to make your crash-damaged sportsbike road legal again has evolved into a whole sub-culture and motorcycle genre. Here's some of...

Video: Yamaha R1 v Honda Fireblade v Suzuki GSX-R1000 v Ducati 1198 v Kawasaki ZX-10R

Video: Yamaha R1 v Honda Fireblade v Suzuki GSX-R1000 v Ducati 1198 v Kawasaki ZX-10R

In this week's MCN we have the 2009 1000s track test where we reveal which litre supersports machine can cut it best on the circuit. Watch the video for some action footage from the track test and...

5 of the funkiest single-cylinder street bikes

5 of the funkiest single-cylinder street bikes

A few years ago it looked like the single-cylinder street bike was making a comeback. In 2006 Yamaha released the MT-03 and Derbi brought out the gorgeous Mulhacen. More recently in 2008,...

5 of the best big-bore bruisers

5 of the best big-bore bruisers

Kawasaki recently revealed their new for 2009 Kawasaki ZRX1200. The good news is that the bike had been brought up to date with fuel injection and revised suspension, new six-speed gearbox...

Video: 2009 Yamaha V-Max takes to the drag strip

Video: 2009 Yamaha V-Max takes to the drag strip

Yamaha is claiming 197bhp from the new Yamaha V-Max and 123ftlb of torque. To see if the V-Max is as fearsome as the figures suggest, we took it to Santa Pod drag strip. Tempted by a new V-Max?...