February

Victory Octane First Ride

Victory Octane First Ride

The rebirth of historic American marque Indian by new owners Polaris may have been a huge success (its Chief and Scout models have already taken a big enough chunk of the US market to make Harley sit...

Launch: KTM 1290 Super Duke GT ridden

Launch: KTM 1290 Super Duke GT ridden

KTM launched their all-new 178bhp sports touring 1290 Super Duke GT in Majorca, Spain this weekend, and MCN Senior Road Tester Adam Child was there to put it though its paces. The new GT uses the...

Launch: Ducati 939 Hypermotard

Launch: Ducati 939 Hypermotard

Ducati’s impractical – and hysterically entertaining to ride – Hypermotard range has been given even more potency for 2016 with all three models (Hypermotard, Hypermotard SP and Hyperstrada) gaining a...

Honda CBR500R and CB500F first ride

Honda CBR500R and CB500F first ride

The CB500 range gets only minor upgrades for 2016, predominantly in the styling department, but changes to the air flow and exhaust have made the engine more enthusiastic and free revving, which makes...

Yamaha FJR1300 first ride incoming

Yamaha FJR1300 first ride incoming

MCN is on the world launch of Yamaha’s new MT-03 and updated MT-09 and FJR1300. Today MCN are testing the MT-03 and updated MT-09 with first ride reports to follow, tomorrow Staff writer Andy Davidson...

2016 Yamaha MT-09 first ride incoming

2016 Yamaha MT-09 first ride incoming

MCN is on the launch of Yamaha’s updated MT-09 today, where we will be testing the 2016 model for the first time.  The MT-09 has remained practically the same for 2016. Priced at £7,349, the...

Yamaha MT-03 first ride incoming

Yamaha MT-03 first ride incoming

The long awaited MT-03 marks the latest addition to the hugely successful MT family. It bridges the gap between the single-cylinder MT-125 and parallel-twin MT-07 by offering riders a step-up bike...

New ZX-10R takes on its rivals

New ZX-10R takes on its rivals

To find out if Kawasaki’s new ZX-10R has what it takes to beat its rivals, we’ve begun a week-long comparison test, which starts at MCN’s Peterborough HQ today and finishes at the Alcarras circuit in...

Video: 2016 Kawasaki ZX-10R top speed run

Video: 2016 Kawasaki ZX-10R top speed run

Go onboard with the 2016 Kawasaki ZX-10R as senior road tester Adam Child takes it on a top speed run at Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground.

2016 Triumph Tiger Explorer first ride

2016 Triumph Tiger Explorer first ride

Triumph has combined state of the art electronics with a host of chassis, engine and comfort upgrades to transform its big adventure bike. It might look the Tiger Explorer we know and love on the...

Triumph Explorer first ride incoming

Triumph Explorer first ride incoming

We’re at the world launch of Triumph’s new Explorer. We get to ride the all-singing off-road (XCA) version tomorrow, but tonight Triumph are letting us know what makes the new bike tick. The new...