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We've been expecting you: Triumph release Scrambler 1200 Bond Edition

We've been expecting you: Triumph release Scrambler 1200 Bond Edition

Triumph have unveiled the Scrambler 1200 Bond Edition – a limited run of their Scrambler 1200 XE, with a few added touches that make it a bike fit for a secret agent. The bike is inspired by the 25th...

Limited edition Harley-Davidson FXDR coming to the UK and Ireland

Limited edition Harley-Davidson FXDR coming to the UK and Ireland

A limited edition custom Harley-Davidson FXDR has been revealed, which will only be sold in the UK and Ireland. Called the FXDR 114 Limited Edition, it’s still running the standard softail frame and...

Carbon-clad MV Agusta Rush 1000 set to arrive in June for 300-unit limited production run

Carbon-clad MV Agusta Rush 1000 set to arrive in June for 300-unit limited production run

The bonkers limited-edition hyper-naked MV Agusta Rush 1000 will be built from June 2020 and is set to feature Formula 1 and MotoGP technology. With only 300 units to be produced, we’re expecting the...

Retro-inspired Bimota KB4 could feature electronic Öhlins suspension

Retro-inspired Bimota KB4 could feature electronic Öhlins suspension

Italian exotica brand Bimota have revealed fresh details to MCN about their upcoming retro-inspired KB4, claiming it could feature electronically adjustable Öhlins suspension if the production process...

Husqvarna Svartpilen gets added bite: Spyshots reveal 890 twin-powered urban scrambler

Husqvarna Svartpilen gets added bite: Spyshots reveal 890 twin-powered urban scrambler

Husqvarna are working on a larger and more powerful version of their Svartpilen, powered by the engine from KTM’s 890 Duke and dubbed the 901. The current 701 Svartpilen (powered by the 690 Duke...

Carbon fibre race replica: Indian turn it up to 11 with the latest FTR1200

Carbon fibre race replica: Indian turn it up to 11 with the latest FTR1200

Indian have released a new model of the FTR1200 to celebrate their racing success with the FTR750. Since returning to professional flat track racing, the Indian Factory team riding FTR750s have won...

Retros driving progress: BMW R18 uses new tech in order to look old

Retros driving progress: BMW R18 uses new tech in order to look old

The new BMW R18 is something of an engineering marvel, after all there’s not many people who would design a new 1800cc air-cooled engine in our emissions obsessed world. But the innovations don’t end...

Charging ahead: Can the new Electric Motion Epure Race match its petrol trials bike rivals?

Charging ahead: Can the new Electric Motion Epure Race match its petrol trials bike rivals?

If there was ever a sector of motorcycling made for electric bikes, it is trials. As a discipline trials is all about slow-speed control, explosive-yet-useable power and light weight. E-bike tech is...

New Honda Hunter Cub really is a mini adventurer

New Honda Hunter Cub really is a mini adventurer

Don’t laugh but Honda might have just designed the adventure bike everyone is asking for and they’ve based it on the king of bikes – the C125 Super Cub! Whenever we ask people what they want from an...

How former MotoGP star Jeremy McWilliams helped create the fiery new KTM 890 Duke R

How former MotoGP star Jeremy McWilliams helped create the fiery new KTM 890 Duke R

When KTM's 790 Duke burst onto the scene it gave middleweight fans an unhinged alternative to the Yamaha MT-07, but there was no R version... until now. The 890 Duke R comes with an extra 16bhp,...

Hardcore Rally Raid Yamaha T7 ups the ante for tackling the toughest terrain

Hardcore Rally Raid Yamaha T7 ups the ante for tackling the toughest terrain

Rally Raid Products have once again made use of their engineering and off-road expertise to transform another machine. We love the T7 and so do Rally Raid owners, but as with all bikes built to a...

Rebel with a new cause: Honda Rebel 1100 project takes aim at H-D and Indian

Rebel with a new cause: Honda Rebel 1100 project takes aim at H-D and Indian

Honda are working on a larger capacity version of the Rebel – and it will be based on the Africa Twin. The Rebel has been popular across the globe for people who want something a little different from...

Harley-Davidson up their game with new flat track and café concepts

Harley-Davidson up their game with new flat track and café concepts

Filings from the European patent office have confirmed that Harley-Davidson are moving forward with two bikes powered by their new water-cooled engine that follow classic flat track and café racer...

Damon Motorcycles bring in tech and expertise from Alta and Mission

Damon Motorcycles bring in tech and expertise from Alta and Mission

Canadian electric bike newcomers, Damon have released details of two new versions of their Hypersport model, the Arctic Sun and the Midnight Sun. The two new model variants are the latest premium...

Spy shots: 2021 KTM 1290 Super Duke GT looks to gain chassis and engine from 2020 Super Duke R

Spy shots: 2021 KTM 1290 Super Duke GT looks to gain chassis and engine from 2020 Super Duke R

KTM’s raucous 1290 Super Duke GT looks set to receive a revised chassis and new Euro5-friendly engine courtesy of the 2020 Super Duke R, after fresh spy shots revealed test rider Jeremy McWilliams...

Watch: Ducati Superleggera V4 hot lap of Portimao

Watch: Ducati Superleggera V4 hot lap of Portimao

Ducati have released an onboard video of test rider, Alessandro Valia taking the Superleggera V4 for a spin around Portimao in Portugal. Unlike the short track action video they released before where...

Ducati Streetfighter V4: the story

Ducati Streetfighter V4: the story

We've had a chance to ride this new hyper-naked now, so check out our Ducati Streetfighter V4 review, or read on for the full story of this wild new bike.  Ducati Streetfighter V4: bonkers 220hp...

The Cake Kalk INK brings similar performance to road-going Kalk& for a big saving

The Cake Kalk INK brings similar performance to road-going Kalk& for a big saving

Swedish electric bike makers Cake have added another machine to their range, focussing heavily on reducing the cost. The new Kalk INK is £4000 cheaper than the Kalk& - a bike we’ve...

Four on tour: Spyshots show Ducati's Multistrada V4 is almost finished

Four on tour: Spyshots show Ducati's Multistrada V4 is almost finished

New spyshots have emerged that finally confirm Ducati are working on a V4 Multistrada and it appears to be nearly ready. As well as a new engine, the machine has a new chassis and a full suite of...

Giant plans for mini adventurer: middleweight Honda Africa Twin model incoming

Giant plans for mini adventurer: middleweight Honda Africa Twin model incoming

Honda are working on a small-capacity Africa Twin to muscle in on a lucrative segment of the adventure bike market. The new twin will be one of three models based on a modular platform, MCN sources...

Long ranger: Husqvarna 701LR price announced

Long ranger: Husqvarna 701LR price announced

Husqvarna’s adventure ready 701LR has arrived in dealers priced at £10,699 – just £900 more than the standard model. The 701LR has an additional 12-litre front petrol tank on top of the standard...

Learner leccy: 50cc-equivalent Super Soco TSx arrives in dealers

Learner leccy: 50cc-equivalent Super Soco TSx arrives in dealers

Introducing the Super Soco TSx: A 50cc-equivalent electric motorbike, designed for young riders from 16-years-old, that's just arrived in dealers.  Although missing the charming 'ding' and blue...

Back in black: Indian work the Bobber treatment on the entry-level Scout Sixty

Back in black: Indian work the Bobber treatment on the entry-level Scout Sixty

Indian have released a smaller capacity and cheaper version of their brilliant Scout Bobber, making that cool blacked out styling available to everyone. This is Indian’s second 'Sixty' model, so named...

Bullit Bluroc 125 retro scrambler to be available this month

Bullit Bluroc 125 retro scrambler to be available this month

The retro-inspired L-plate-friendly Bullit Bluroc 125 will hit dealers on Monday, March 9 costing just £1999. The bike will be released alondside a 250cc, V-twin version, too. Revealed on...

Giving A2 riders the Vs: Bullit Bluroc 250 is firm's first V-twin and biggest model to date

Giving A2 riders the Vs: Bullit Bluroc 250 is firm's first V-twin and biggest model to date

The Bullit Bluroc 250 becomes the largest capacity model in the Belgian firm’s range and is released alongside the 125cc version unveiled in November last year. Hot on the heels of the Bullit Hero 50...

Limited Edition version of Honda Forza 300 added to 2020 line-up

Limited Edition version of Honda Forza 300 added to 2020 line-up

A special Honda Forza 300 Limited Edition model has been added for 2020; retaining the same engine, geometry and styling package revealed in 2018 and pairing them with new colours, stitching, top...

Harley-Davidson Softail Standard offers clean slate for customisers

Harley-Davidson Softail Standard offers clean slate for customisers

Harley-Davidson have added a new model to their Softail range and it’s the cheapest way to own the brand’s ‘big twin’ Milwaukee-Eight 107 engine. The Softail Standard is intended as a blank canvas to...

Retro banger: Mash X-Ride Classic 650

Retro banger: Mash X-Ride Classic 650

Fancy classic ’70s Yamaha XT500 or even retro Ducati Scrambler style but at a fraction of the price? Say hello to the Mash X-Ride Classic 650 - the latest from the retro bike specialists, and a...

Bullit Hero 50 shoots into dealers: price and spec announced

Bullit Hero 50 shoots into dealers: price and spec announced

The Bullit Hero 50 is a scaled down version of the Belgian firm’s Hero 125 retro scrambler and it’s in dealers now priced at £2199. The new bike adopts the same cool, café scrambler style as its big...

Slimmer, meaner Triumph Tiger 1200 spied in testing

Slimmer, meaner Triumph Tiger 1200 spied in testing

This is our first look at the 2021 Triumph Tiger 1200. With the new Tiger 900 seriously impressing on the launch, these spy pics suggest Triumph are planning to pull the same trick with the larger...

Mad-looking Lazareth goes on sale for £84k

Mad-looking Lazareth goes on sale for £84k

This wacky, four-wheeled, leaning quad, powered by a 998cc Yamaha R1 motor, is the LM 410, the latest creation from madcap French custom builder Ludovic Lazareth. Costing €100,000 (£84,116),...

Fully faired Zero SR/S revealed in leaked teaser video

Fully faired Zero SR/S revealed in leaked teaser video

MCN has ridden the new 2020 Zero SR/S in prototype form here. As expected, the SR/S is based heavily on the existing SR/F naked roadster – with the same ZF75-10 motor, ZF14.4kWh lithium-ion...

Video interview: Aston Martin and Brough Superior AMB 001

Video interview: Aston Martin and Brough Superior AMB 001

As its understated name subtly hints at, the AMB 001 is the first collaboration between Aston Martin and Brough Superior. Two of Britain’s most famous automotive brands have united to produce what’s...

Fully loaded: A2-ready Aprilia RS660 will have same high spec as standard bike

Fully loaded: A2-ready Aprilia RS660 will have same high spec as standard bike

Aprilia have confirmed that their incoming RS660 will be available in an A2 licence compliant version. The claimed 95bhp iteration will be electronically restricted via the ECU and will still feature...

Cheaper 2020 Triumph Street Triple 765 R gets two-way quickshifter as standard

Cheaper 2020 Triumph Street Triple 765 R gets two-way quickshifter as standard

After predicting its arrival last week, we can now fully reveal the significantly updated 2020 Triumph Street Triple R. The 'mid-spec' version of its hugely-popular 765cc streetfighter is now...

Medley maker: Piaggio updates 125 scooter

Medley maker: Piaggio updates 125 scooter

There's a revised Piaggio Medley scooter range on the way for 2020; with a new sporty look and plenty of room for your shopping, too. The new bike has the latest generation liquid-cooled four-stroke...