January

2017 sportsbike of the year: Honda Fireblade SP

2017 sportsbike of the year: Honda Fireblade SP

Where do you start with the new Honda Fireblade? Talk about contentious. It’s been hopeless in World Superbikes, disastrous at the TT and bombed in a handful of other magazine group tests. So how can...

Gallery: New BMW R1200GS 'Exclusive' and 'Rallye' ridden

Gallery: New BMW R1200GS 'Exclusive' and 'Rallye' ridden

Still out in sunny Spain, while we freeze in minus-degrees, is MCN's Adam Child spending time BMW's R1200GS 'Exclusive' and 'Rallye'.  Here's what our Senior Road Tester said pre-launch. And...

New BMW R1200GS 'Exclusive' and 'Rallye' launch incoming!

New BMW R1200GS 'Exclusive' and 'Rallye' launch incoming!

MCN’s Adam Child is once again enjoying the delights of sunny Spain testing BMW’s new pair of 2017 R1200GS models – the ‘Exclusive’ and ‘Rallye’. BMW had already made the GS Euro4 compliant at the...

Gallery: MCN takes the new Blade on track

Gallery: MCN takes the new Blade on track

Last weekend MCN Senior Road Tester Adam Child went out to Portugal to get the first riding impressions of the new Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade and SP version.  Read what he thought here, watch the...

Gallery: Kawasaki Z650 vs Yamaha MT-07 vs Suzuki SV650

Gallery: Kawasaki Z650 vs Yamaha MT-07 vs Suzuki SV650

The new Honda Fireblade and Fireblade SP might be grabbing the headlines this week, but more people will buy one of these three bikes in 2017. TOP STORIES Suzuki GSX-S750 first ride: 'Hard to fall...

Five things we love about the 2017 Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled

Five things we love about the 2017 Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled

We took Ducati's Desert Sled for a ride earlier this week in Almería and here's what we thought. 1. It’s not your typical Scrambler Today’s scramblers aren’t actually meant to go off-road. We all know...

New Honda Fireblade & Fireblade SP launch incoming!

New Honda Fireblade & Fireblade SP launch incoming!

MCN’s Senior Road tester Adam Child is the lucky one flying to Portugal to ride the new Honda Fireblade and Fireblade SP on track at Portimao this weekend. And also on test will be Dan Linfoot, Jason...

Triumph Street Scrambler first ride: "Smoother and more fun"

Triumph Street Scrambler first ride: "Smoother and more fun"

Everyone loves a scrambler. And everyone will love this. Triumph kicked off the retro scrambler platform back in 2006, paving the way for a new popular breed. Today’s trend veers towards fun, simple...

Street Cup first ride: "Triumph has done a great job"

Street Cup first ride: "Triumph has done a great job"

Café racers tend to look cool and… that’s about it. All of the fun stuff - like turning - is secondary. And that’s because café racers often value style over function. Custom shops (and guys in...

First Ride Incoming: Triumph Street Scrambler

First Ride Incoming: Triumph Street Scrambler

MCN’s Andy Davidson is flying out to Spain for the world launch of the Triumph Street Scrambler this weekend. Unveiled to the public at the Milan Show late last year, this latest adaptation of the...

First Ride Incoming: Triumph Street Cup

First Ride Incoming: Triumph Street Cup

We’ll be riding Triumph’s new Street Cup at the world launch in Seville this weekend. Essentially a Street Twin, Triumph has fitted a variety of mods to create an all-new café racer for 2017. Taking...

The MCN test: Corporate Customs

The MCN test: Corporate Customs

Eventually, every trend is forced to break from its underground roots as commercialisation takes over. The anti-capitalist hippy generation soon saw their tie-dye T-shirts in mainstream shops...