February

2017 bike of the year: Triumph Street Triple RS

2017 bike of the year: Triumph Street Triple RS

Triumph’s mighty Street Triple has come a long way from the decade-old 675cc original. That 2007 machine was a succes from the moment it hit showrooms and it got better through every revision and...

First ride: KTM 1090 Adventure

First ride: KTM 1090 Adventure

The now deceased 1050 was KTM’s entry point for new riders into their Adventure range. The Austrian factory deliberately restricted its LC8 engine to 95bhp while the whole package was designed to be...

Yamaha TMAX world launch incoming!

Yamaha TMAX world launch incoming!

We’ll be riding Yamaha’s new £9399 TMax this weekend at its world launch in Cape Town. It’s the maxi-scooter’s first major overhaul since it was released in 2001 (and growing from 499cc to 530cc along...

Indian Ride Command system tested

Indian Ride Command system tested

Indian’s Ride Command infotainment system is now standard equipment on the range-topping Chieftain and Roadmaster models, and is pretty big news. Ride Command is a touchscreen info and entertainment...

Indian Roadmaster Classic first ride

Indian Roadmaster Classic first ride

Tassels – thousands of them. They hang like a curtain from the new Roadmaster Classic’s flanks, dragging on the road as we scythe through California’s endless ribbons of mountain tarmac. And this is...

Video: Ducati SuperSport first ride

Video: Ducati SuperSport first ride

Update, February 14, 5:30pm After a three hour 80km road ride in wet conditions on the standard SuperSport model Neevesy reckons the bike leans much more to the sporty side of the spectrum: "I was...

Testing times for 2017 KTM adventure weapons

Testing times for 2017 KTM adventure weapons

MCN’s Senior Road Tester Adam Child has packed his bags and is heading to Corsica to ride KTM’s powerful 1290 Super Adventure S and the new 1090 Adventure. The powerful Super Adventure first appeared...

Gallery: 2017 Ducati SuperSport first ride

Gallery: 2017 Ducati SuperSport first ride

Ducati's new SuperSport impressed Senior Road Tester Michael Neeves, although he was surprised by just how sporty it is. Neevesy rode the base SuperSport model on the roads surrounding the Monteblanco...

Ducati SuperSport first ride incoming

Ducati SuperSport first ride incoming

We’ll be riding the new Supersport at its world launch next Tuesday in Spain, on the road and at the Monteblanco circuit. The new 937cc V-twin machine should be the answer to many sportsbike riders’...

2017 Triumph Street Triple first ride incoming!

2017 Triumph Street Triple first ride incoming!

We’ll be riding the new 765cc Street Triple at its world launch on Monday on the road and at the magnificent Catalunya MotoGP circuit. It’s hard to believe the out-going 675cc Street Triple is a...

Gallery: Ducati Monster 1200S v Triumph Speed Triple R

Gallery: Ducati Monster 1200S v Triumph Speed Triple R

We put the Ducati Monster 1200S and the Triumph Speed Triple R head-to-head for one of our latest road tests. Check out our gallery above for our road test and buy this week's MCN to find out...

Video: Ducati Monster 1200S vs Triumph Speed Triple R

Video: Ducati Monster 1200S vs Triumph Speed Triple R

Shocking as it may sound, it’s nearly a quarter of a century since the mould-breaking Ducati M900 Monster and Triumph Speed Triple 900 were launched at the end of 1993 to go on sale the following...

Kawasaki Ninja 650: 'More effective and appealing'

Kawasaki Ninja 650: 'More effective and appealing'

MCN is currently in Spain riding the new 2017 Kawasaki Ninja 650 which replaces the firm’s popular ER-6f and is the new faired brother to the 2017 Z650 MCN tested in December. TOP STORIES Video:...