March

VIDEO REVIEW: Suzuki GSX-S1000

VIDEO REVIEW: Suzuki GSX-S1000

"It’s the naked GSX-R1000 K5 we all hoped it would be" The GSX-S1000 is fast, fun, agile and cheaper than its rivals. That iconic long-stroke engine has the K5’s distinctive growl and wide spread of...

VIDEO: 2015 Yamaha R1 back on top? Ultimate Superbike shootout

VIDEO: 2015 Yamaha R1 back on top? Ultimate Superbike shootout

2015 Superbike Shootout! BMW's all-conquering S1000RR has had things its own way for a while. Ducati and Yamaha are about to change all that.  Two days of track testing at Jerez, a blast on the...

RIDDEN: Suzuki GSX-S1000

RIDDEN: Suzuki GSX-S1000

It Really Is A Naked K5 For the best part of a decade many have dreamt about the day Suzuki would build a naked GSX-R1000. Well, now it’s here: the new GSX-S1000. Like the Japanese firm’s superbike,...

Suzuki GSX-S1000: the rivals

Suzuki GSX-S1000: the rivals

MCN Senior Road Tester Michael Neeves will be riding the new Suzuki GSX-S1000 in Alicante next week. The bike, a new model for Suzuki, is powered by a modified 2005 GSX-R1000 engine, housed in an...

MCN superbike shootout – best on the road?

MCN superbike shootout – best on the road?

We’re just putting the finishing touches to our biggest ever superbike shootout, in time for next Wednesday’s MCN. We took the latest and greatest 2015 tackle to Jerez for an intensive two-day track...

Introducing our superbike shootout contenders

Introducing our superbike shootout contenders

We’re just putting the finishing touches to our biggest ever superbike shootout, in time for next Wednesday’s MCN. We took the latest and greatest 2015 tackle to Jerez for an intensive two-day track...

Long Term Report: Honda CB650F

Long Term Report: Honda CB650F

With the early spring sun breaking through the clouds and the Honda CB650F due to be returned to Honda I knew I had to get out for one last ride. Wrapping up and heading out for just over an hour, I...

FIRST RIDE: 2015 Ducati Multistrada 1200 DVT

FIRST RIDE: 2015 Ducati Multistrada 1200 DVT

Ducati has launched the 2015 Multistrada 1200 DVT range this weekend and MCN has been riding the bike all day to get some first impressions of the all-new bike. MCN’s Senior Reporter Andy Downes is on...

Yamaha R1 and R1M reviews live!

Yamaha R1 and R1M reviews live!

After all the hype around the official reveal of the new Yamaha R1 and R1M at the Milan Show in November 2014, the bikes have finally been ridden. MCN Senior Road Tester Michael Neeves was the lucky...

Long-term test: Kawasaki Z1000SX

Long-term test: Kawasaki Z1000SX

The miles are stacking up on my Kawasaki Z1000SX, however I’m not the only one clocking up the miles. Everyone seems to be asking to borrow the green keys, especially now winter has settled in. It’s...

World First Test: Kawasaki Ninja H2

World First Test: Kawasaki Ninja H2

“The power and torque are immense – it’ll eat every other road bike for breakfast” It’s not just one of the most talked about bikes of 2015, it’s one of the most important bikes of our generation.

Long-term test: Kawasaki ER-6f

Long-term test: Kawasaki ER-6f

Sad faces in the garage because my ER-6f has gone back to Kawasaki at the end of the long-term test period. So what have I learned during 4500-or-so miles on the 650cc parallel twin? Quite a lot...

Gallery: Kawasaki Ninja H2 launch

Gallery: Kawasaki Ninja H2 launch

MCN's Adam Child is riding the stunning the all-new Kawasaki Ninja H2 and H2R at Losail Circuit today - here are a few shots from his first session on the road-going H2. "It's epic," says Adam. "The...