February

2010 Ducati Multistrada 1200 first ride - "The new benchmark for the class?"

2010 Ducati Multistrada 1200 first ride - "The new benchmark for the class?"

All 3 versions of the 2010 Ducati Multistrada 1200 are in Lanzarote being put through their paces by MCN's Phil West. Ducati boss explains Multistrada active suspension Ducati Multistrada 1200 prices...

2010 Ducati Multistrada - first ride countdown

2010 Ducati Multistrada - first ride countdown

MCN Executive Editor Phil West is in Lanzarote primed to ride all three versions of the new 2010 Ducati Multistrada 1200: Multistrada 1200 - base model Multistrada 1200S Touring - gets active...

Video: VFR1200 your verdict

Video: VFR1200 your verdict

Is the VFR1200F the supreme sports-tourer, the 'ultimate road sports bike' Honda's hype suggested? We said no, although it's a good machine. Thinking of getting a VFR1200F? Get a...

Superbike showdown – will the Europeans come out on top?

Superbike showdown – will the Europeans come out on top?

MCN Senior Road Tester Adam Child is currently at the Trazado Grand Prix Circuit, near Barcelona pitting all NINE of the world’s leading superbikes against each other. And for the first time in living...

Video: MCN gets ready to ride Norton Café Racer

Video: MCN gets ready to ride Norton Café Racer

Norton's stunning new Café Racer is to be given its world first test in this week's MCN. Video: Norton Commando 961SE world first ride Read the Norton Commando 961 SE review And, as Executive Editor...

Video: Ducati Streetfighter down under

Video: Ducati Streetfighter down under

MCN road tester Michael Neeves loved his Ducati Streetfighter longterm test bike so much that after it went back, he went to Oz to have another pop...         Find...

Video: Fuel-injected Enfield Woodsman - 'Witchcraft I say'

Video: Fuel-injected Enfield Woodsman - 'Witchcraft I say'

Royal Enfield might have been dragged kicking and screaming in to the 21st century by Euro emissions regs, but the bikes still have a foot firmly in the past.     Enfield Woodsman...

2010 Enfield Woodsman: first ride

2010 Enfield Woodsman: first ride

The new Royal Enfield Woodsman gets the same fuel-injected unit construction motor as the Bullet EFI, complete with a five-speed gearbox, disc brake and electric start.  ...

Top 10 best handling sports bikes

Top 10 best handling sports bikes

More than 12,000 MCN readers have responded to our Biking Britain survey this year, and their combined scores on the bikes they own and love (or hate) have allowed us to put together this definitive...

Video: BMW R1200RT group test

Video: BMW R1200RT group test

BMW's R1200RT boxer tourer gets a new engine and a serious makeover for 2010 - but is it enough to stay on top, ahead of the Honda Pan European and Moto Guzzi Norge? Find a BMW R1200RT for...

New Honda Shadow tested: 'shock horror, a cool cruiser from Honda!'

New Honda Shadow tested: 'shock horror, a cool cruiser from Honda!'

Honda’s new Shadow Black Spirit cruiser has almost slipped into the UK unnoticed this year, but this black-out beauty is already causing something of a stir as a novice-friendly custom with...

Video: Deus - the coolest bike shop in the world

Video: Deus - the coolest bike shop in the world

Aussies are famous for BBQs, swearing and weak lager. But amidst the crassness is a biking jewel - a shop so special you'll never want to leave...    Join MCN as we take a look...

Video: 2010 MV Agusta F4 - 'more useable, but still a wild ride'

Video: 2010 MV Agusta F4 - 'more useable, but still a wild ride'

The MV Agusta F4 has always been lightning fast, but this completely new version is different - it's useable and reasonably friendly, too.      Fancy an F4? Here's our picks...

Video: Ducati Hypermotard Evo on the road

Video: Ducati Hypermotard Evo on the road

For 2010 Ducati has given us not one but two new 1100cc Hypermotards - the EVO and higher-spec EVO SP. As the original launch was on track only, we took the EVO to Italy for some real road...

Top 10 best handling nakeds

Top 10 best handling nakeds

More than 12,000 MCN readers have responded to our Biking Britain survey this year, and their combined scores on the bikes they own and love (or hate) have allowed us to put together this definitive...

Video: Battle of the R6: 2010 V 2009

Video: Battle of the R6: 2010 V 2009

Yamaha says its new 2010 R6 has more midrange. But can you tell them apart? MCN 'Blind' tests them then, lets guest testers ride them to find out. Search for used R6 motorcycles on bikes for...

Video: Hydrogen fuel cell Suzuki Burgman

Video: Hydrogen fuel cell Suzuki Burgman

MCN gets a world first ride on the first road-registered fuel cell bike - a Suzuki Burgman with a 220 mile range.   First Ride: Suzuki hydrogen fuel cell powered Burgman But is Hydrogen...

Video: Suzuki Gladius longterm review - 'highly recommended'

Video: Suzuki Gladius longterm review - 'highly recommended'

MCN's longterm test fleet 2009-2010 includes the Suzuki Gladius. Watch the video for MCN news reporter Chris Newbigging's report on life with the capable v-twin all-rounder.  ...

First Ride: Suzuki hydrogen fuel cell powered Burgman

First Ride: Suzuki hydrogen fuel cell powered Burgman

MCN’s Guy Procter has just finished riding Suzuki's hydrogen fuel cell powered Burgman. He phoned in his first impressions. "I've just got off the bike after a brief ride and I'm very impressed. It...

Ducati Hypermotard EVO world first road test

Ducati Hypermotard EVO world first road test

Senior road tester Adam Child is in wintery Bologna to put Ducati's new Hypermotard EVO through its paces around the streets of the historic city tomorrow. He has already ridden the bike on track in...

Video: 2010 Kawasaki ZX-10R vs its 2009 predecessor

Video: 2010 Kawasaki ZX-10R vs its 2009 predecessor

The rumour mill suggests Kawasaki's 2010 ZX-10R is more different than they're claiming. We test it against its 2009 predecessor to find out the truth...   Find a Kawasaki ZX-10R for...

Video: Ducati 796 Hypermotard vs Aprilia Dorsoduro Factory

Video: Ducati 796 Hypermotard vs Aprilia Dorsoduro Factory

Ducati's new Hypermotard 796 is intended as a softer, cheaper more user-friendly take on its 'street supermoto' 1100. But Aprilia already produce a 750-class v-twin supermoto - the Dorsoduro - and...

Suzuki SV650 - a legend

Suzuki SV650 - a legend

After an accident two years ago I decided to buy a Suzuki SV650 after reading so many great comments from owners and finding there are so many clubs offering great advice on the...

Video: KTM SMT longterm report

Video: KTM SMT longterm report

MCN's longterm test fleet 2009-2010 includes the KTM 990 SMT. MCN deputy editor Ped Baker has covered thousands of miles on KTM's all-rounder - watch the video for his...