November

Video: 2011 Triumph Speed Triple v KTM SuperDuke v Kawasaki Z1000

Video: 2011 Triumph Speed Triple v KTM SuperDuke v Kawasaki Z1000

Watch the revamped 2011 Triumph Speed Triple take on its closest rivals - the Kawasaki Z1000 and KTM SuperDuke - in the super naked class.        Find a Triumph Speed Triple...

Video: 2011 KTM RC8R first ride

Video: 2011 KTM RC8R first ride

While other sportsbike manufacturers are rushing to develop electronic rider aids (see page 2), KTM believes their new RC8R doesn't need them. Find a KTM RC8R for sale The heavily updated RC8R has...

Video: Used 600s challenge part 1

Video: Used 600s challenge part 1

The latest 600cc sports bikes are brilliant, but heading towards £9k. MCN investigates how close three 10 year-old 600s can get to modern day performance levels.  Find a sports 600 for...

Video: Onboard the 2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R

Video: Onboard the 2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R

Kawasaki claims the new ZX-10R has more power, more torque, less weight and more effective electronic rider aids than BMW's class-leading S1000RR - but is it better? Find a Kawasaki ZX-10R for...

Used 600s challenge - CBR600F v GSX-R600 v Thundercat

Used 600s challenge - CBR600F v GSX-R600 v Thundercat

The latest 600cc sports bikes are brilliant, but heading towards £9k. MCN investigates how close three 10 year-old 600s can get to modern day performance levels...   Find a sports 600 for...

Staff bikes: VFR750 - that'll teach me for being smug

Staff bikes: VFR750 - that'll teach me for being smug

That will teach me for being smug about my bargain VFR. Last year the £750 Honda cruised through its MoT with a couple of advisories and a cheery wave from the mechanic. My budget buy was vindicated...

Staff bikes: BMW S1000RR - Star of the 'ring

Staff bikes: BMW S1000RR - Star of the 'ring

The moment I realised I’d made the right choice borrowing the BMW S1000RR instead of my regular BMW R1200RT arrived as the S1000RR hit an indicated 181mph down the main straight at the Nurburgring. I...

Staff Bikes: Ducati Multistrada - loan leaves an impression

Staff Bikes: Ducati Multistrada - loan leaves an impression

Getting my hands on the Editor’s Ducati Multistrada 1200 was meant to be for just one afternoon so I could do some advanced rider training, but after some begging it turned out to last nearly a...

2011 KTM RC8R first ride - 'Now with twin spark tech'

2011 KTM RC8R first ride - 'Now with twin spark tech'

MCN's Michael Guy has sent back his first impressions on the new KTM RC8R from the world launch in Spain: Find a KTM RC8R for sale "The previous incarnation of the RC8R had issues with fuelling which...

Kawasaki ZX-10R first ride update - 'a formidable weapon'

Kawasaki ZX-10R first ride update - 'a formidable weapon'

MCN’s Chief Road Tester Trevor Franklin is Qatar at the world launch of Kawasaki’s new ZX-10R. He’s just completed a day’s riding and sent this report. Find a Kawasaki ZX-10R for sale “Evening has...

Kawasaki Z1000SX - full review

Kawasaki Z1000SX - full review

The 2010 Kawasaki Z1000SX has been ridden and rated by MCN - you can read the full web review in the bike reviews section.  Read the Kawasaki Z1000SX review "Loosely based...

2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R first ride - 'much more linear power delivery'

2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R first ride - 'much more linear power delivery'

MCN's Chief Road Tester Trevor Franklin has just stepped off the new Kawasaki ZX-10R after a single sighting lap at the Losail Circuit in Qatar.  He's just phoned in with his initial impressions...

Staff bikes: BMW R1200RT - End of a wonderful time

Staff bikes: BMW R1200RT - End of a wonderful time

Giving back long term test bikes can be a mixed bag of emotions. On occasions you know you won’t miss the bike no matter how good they might be. Other times you know the bike is going to leave a big...

Staff bikes: Triumph Street Triple - Conquering the capital

Staff bikes: Triumph Street Triple - Conquering the capital

Street Triple 1 : London 0 London is a congested network of road works, cycle lanes, tight, un-filterable traffic lights, one-way systems and road rage, all vigilantly policed by a swarm of unblinking...

BMW S1000RR is MCN Machine of the Year

BMW S1000RR is MCN Machine of the Year

MCN is proud to reveal that the new Machine of the Year for 2010 is the incredible and class-redefining BMW S1000RR. Find a BMW S1000RR for sale As well as being one of Britain’s best-selling bikes,...

Video: Rieju MRT200 first ride

Video: Rieju MRT200 first ride

If you're on a restricted licence and like playing in the mud, Spain's Rieju have just the bike for you - the MRT200 LC Pro Comp.        Rieju MRT200 LC Pro Comp - first...

Video: Triumph Tiger 800XC first ride

Video: Triumph Tiger 800XC first ride

A few weeks ago MCN got a world first ride on the Tiger 800 - the more road-orientated and novice-friendly version of the two new Tigers - and we were blown away. But now we've...

Triumph Tiger 800XC - 'the best all-round adventure bike in the world'

Triumph Tiger 800XC - 'the best all-round adventure bike in the world'

Like most, I watched Ewan and Thingey’s ‘Long Way Round’. And like many I’ve harboured fantasies of traversing the globe on an adventure bike, picking up enough tales of diseases and delicacies along...

Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC Special Edition - full review

Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC Special Edition - full review

The 2010 Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC Special Edition has been ridden and rated by MCN - you can read the full web review in the bike reviews...

Rieju MRT200 LC Pro Comp - first ride

Rieju MRT200 LC Pro Comp - first ride

If you’re on a restricted 33bhp licence and like playing in the mud, Spanish firm Rieju have got just the bike for you: the MRT200 LC Pro Comp. Find a Rieju for sale This is a proper, road-legal...

Triumph Tiger 800XC first ride - "the bigger, burlier brother"

Triumph Tiger 800XC first ride - "the bigger, burlier brother"

Phil West is testing the XC adventure version of the Triumph Tiger in Spain and these are his first impressions. Triumph Tiger 800 first ride - 'the ergonomics are spot on' "Although...

2010 Ducati 1198SP - full review

2010 Ducati 1198SP - full review

The 2010 Ducati 1198SP has been ridden and rated by MCN - you can read the full web review in the bike reviews section.              ...

Triumph Tiger 800 first ride - 'the ergonomics are spot on'

Triumph Tiger 800 first ride - 'the ergonomics are spot on'

Phil West is currently in Monserrat near Barcelona for the world press launch of the Triumph Tiger 800 and 800XC version. Video: Triumph Tiger 800 ridden This is what he has to say so far: "I’m...

2011 Moto Guzzi V7 Racer - full review

2011 Moto Guzzi V7 Racer - full review

The 2011 Moto Guzzi V7 Racer has been ridden and rated by MCN - you can read the full web review in the bike reviews section.           ...

Video: Kawasaki Z1000SX first ride - 'compelling blend of power, handling & comfort'

Video: Kawasaki Z1000SX first ride - 'compelling blend of power, handling & comfort'

MCN's world first ride on the Kawasaki Z1000SX has proved that the Z1000-based sports bike is everything aging sports bike fans were hoping for. Find a Kawasaki Z1000 for sale With the Z1000SX...