October

Video: New MV Brutale first ride

Video: New MV Brutale first ride

MV's new range-topping Brutale 1098RR might not look very different to the old one, but believe us when we say it's a revelation. Watch the video for the first ride from the world launch in Misano,...

KTM Duke R first ride

KTM Duke R first ride

KTM’s model line-up for 2010 will include this revised 690 Duke R which features a 7bhp power increase along with more midrange torque.  Find a KTM 690 Duke for sale This new machine’s...

Boss Hoss ZZ4 Injection

Boss Hoss ZZ4 Injection video review.

Video: Ducati Streetfighter longtermer report - part 2

Video: Ducati Streetfighter longtermer report - part 2

MCN road tester Michael Neeves has the Ducati Streetfighter on longterm test for 2009. So far he's covered over 6,700 miles on it including big-mile trips to Ireland and Ibiza. Watch the...

Video: Kawasaki GTR1400 first ride

Video: Kawasaki GTR1400 first ride

The new Kawasaki GTR1400 boasts traction control, linked brakes and improved comfort. According to our road tester Adam Child, it has "the best traction control system on a road bike yet." Watch the...

Aprilia RSV4-R first ride!

Aprilia RSV4-R first ride!

The Aprilia RSV4-R costs £12,449 and is available in dealers now. The compact V4 engine is exactly the same as the Factory’s, it’s only the chassis components which have been altered, with Ohlins...

VFR1200F first ride blog: A perfect end

VFR1200F first ride blog: A perfect end

MCN's Andy Downes has been testing the new VFR1200F in Japan. Andy has ridden the new V4 and is now getting ready to head home.   VFR1200F first ride blog: First impressions...

Video: Honda VFR1200F first ride teaser

Video: Honda VFR1200F first ride teaser

MCN's Andy Downes is testing the new VFR1200F in Japan and he's had his first taste of riding the new 170bhp super tourer. Watch the video to hear the bike running. More info on the Honda...

VFR1200F first ride blog: Dual Clutch Transmission review

VFR1200F first ride blog: Dual Clutch Transmission review

MCN's Andy Downes is testing the new VFR1200F in Japan. Andy is at Sugo race track right now, and has just been out riding on a VFR1200F with Dual Clutch Transmission for the first...

VFR1200F first ride blog: Live from Sugo

VFR1200F first ride blog: Live from Sugo

MCN's Andy Downes is testing the new VFR1200F in Japan. Andy is at Sugo race track right now, and has just sat on the VFR1200F for the first time. More info on the Honda VFR1200 The lucky...

VFR1200F first ride blog: The night before the first test of the VFR1200F

VFR1200F first ride blog: The night before the first test of the VFR1200F

MCN's Andy Downes will be testing the new VFR1200F in Japan later this week. He will be posting regular updates of his experiences. More info on the Honda VFR1200 'I've just finished a 17 hour day at...

Video: Budget v-twin group test

Video: Budget v-twin group test

Just £2500 will snare you some of the best twins from the late 90s. Owning a big v-twin superbike has never been so affordable - MCN put three bargain options to the test... Find a v-twin superbike...

VFR1200F first ride blog: The Toyko Motor Show

VFR1200F first ride blog: The Toyko Motor Show

MCN's Andy Downes will be testing the new VFR1200F in Japan later this week. He will be posting regular updates of his experiences. More info on the Honda VFR1200 I've just spoken with Hasegawa...

VFR1200F first ride blog: in Japan, the day before the Toyko Motor Show

VFR1200F first ride blog: in Japan, the day before the Toyko Motor Show

MCN's Andy Downes will be testing the new VFR1200F in Japan later this week. He will be posting regular updates of his experiences. 'Tomorrow is the 41st Toyko Motor Show where we will get to see...

Buell: Top 5 technical innovations

Buell: Top 5 technical innovations

In a shocking move prompted by further disastrous financial results, Harley-Davidson has killed off its Buell marque (more details here). Find a Buell for sale Read Buell bike reviews Buell bikes...

Video: Ducati Hypermotard 796 first ride

Video: Ducati Hypermotard 796 first ride

Ducati's new Hypermotard 796 isn't just a mid-range version of the firm's Hypermotard 1100, it's a great bike in it's own right. Watch the video for MCN's first ride report from the launch in...

Canadian grabs first quick spin on Honda VFR1200F

Canadian grabs first quick spin on Honda VFR1200F

Canadian Motorcycle Guide grabbed a first 20-minute quick spin for pictures on the new Honda VFR1200F at the weekend. More info on the Honda VFR1200 MCN is riding the new bike in an exclusive...

First ride: British-built Metisse prototype

First ride: British-built Metisse prototype

This 997cc Metisse parallel twin could eclipse Norton's long-awaited production plans with the first machines set to hit the road within 18 months. The British company, based near Oxford, has already...

First ride: Tony Cairoli's MX1-winning Yamaha YZ450F

First ride: Tony Cairoli's MX1-winning Yamaha YZ450F

What does it take to come out on top in world motocross these days? MCN sampled Tony Cairoli’s MX1-winning Yamaha YZ450F to find out. This isn’t just any Yamaha YZ450F motocrosser, it’s the Red Bull...

New MV Agusta Brutale reviews now up!

New MV Agusta Brutale reviews now up!

Both the MV Agusta Brutale 990R and 1090RR have been ridden and rated by MCN - you can now read the full web reviews in the bike reviews...

Yamaha R6 owners needed

Yamaha R6 owners needed

MCN would like Yamaha R6 owners to join us for a celebration of '10 years of the R6' at Bruntingthorpe on Wednesday 21st October.   We're after owners of R6s in standard condition, or as close to...

Video: Ducati 848 special first ride

This particular Ducati 848, built by Ducati UK is nothing short of spectacular. It's a rolling showcase for what you can do to your 848 if your pockets are deep enough. The difference between this 848 and a standard 848 is almost £12,000 worth of extra parts. The money goes towards lighter wheels, sterring damper, dry slipper clutch, titanium exhausts and much, much more. Ducati 848s for...

New Ducati Hypermotard 796 first ride!

New Ducati Hypermotard 796 first ride!

The new Ducati Hypermotard 796 is a smaller version of the Hypermotard 1100, with an all-new engine and a lighter, lower chassis aimed at new riders. Watch the Hypermotard 796 video test Michael...

GTR1400 - Just get one, you'll see!

The GTR 1400 is and always will be a great bike. A mile munching speed mule. I've had mine nine days, me and the Mrs have been carried for 1,300 miles in comfort in that time. When we stop for a brew along the way to our far away destination we both remove our lids with a 'We've just had the best sex!' grin sprawlled all over our mush. We did'nt get that with our BMW 1150RT or our FZS 1000. It's...