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CFMoto 300SR A2 sportsbike to hit dealers in April

CFMoto 300SR A2 sportsbike to hit dealers in April

Chinese brand CFMoto have officially unveiled their new 300SR A2 sportsbike and it’s due in dealers as soon as April 2021. Related articles on MCN Best A2 motorbikes How to pass your A2 motorbike...

Moto Guzzi update V85 TT range for centenary year

Moto Guzzi update V85 TT range for centenary year

Moto Guzzi are celebrating their 100th anniversary with a Centenario edition of the V85TT and V7 models. Both bikes get a livery reminiscent of the brand’s 8-cylinder and 350 Bialbero race bikes of...

Moto Guzzi V7 Centenario pays tribute to classic racers

Moto Guzzi V7 Centenario pays tribute to classic racers

Moto Guzzi are celebrating their 100th anniversary with a Centenario edition of the V7 and V85TT models. Both bikes get a livery reminiscent of the brand’s 8-cylinder and 350 Bialbero race bikes of...

Husqvarna update 701 Supermoto and Enduro for 2021 as LR model dropped

Husqvarna update 701 Supermoto and Enduro for 2021 as LR model dropped

Swedish firm, Husqvarna have updated their 701 Supermoto and Enduro ranges for 2021, announcing small updates to the dashboard and headlight design, a Euro5-friendly engine and a fresh price...

Bigger is better: Harley-Davidson unveil new 2021 range with Street Bob 114

Bigger is better: Harley-Davidson unveil new 2021 range with Street Bob 114

Harley-Davidson have given a cubic inch boost to their entry level big twin, upping the Street Bob from 107 ci (1753cc) to 114ci (1868cc). Related articles on MCN 2020 Harley-Davidson Road Glide...

More cubes, power and tech for 2021 KTM 890 Duke

More cubes, power and tech for 2021 KTM 890 Duke

KTM have transplanted the motor and much of the firepower from the 890 Duke R into the 790 Duke, creating a new standard 890 Duke and pouring even more petrol onto the middleweight class inferno in...

Faired enough: Kingston Custom present BMW R18 build

Faired enough: Kingston Custom present BMW R18 build

Another custom BMW R18 has been unveiled, this time built by Dirk Oehlerking of Kingston Custom in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The art deco-inspired creation is called the Spirit of Passion and follows...

ZX-6R and Ninja H2 among Kawasaki's 2021 Euro5 casualties

ZX-6R and Ninja H2 among Kawasaki's 2021 Euro5 casualties

Kawasaki have confirmed that a number of models from across their line-up will not be updated for 2021 and Euro5 emissions rules.  Having released a statement late last year suggesting there were...

Aprilia gunning for superbike supremacy with 2021 RSV4 range

Aprilia gunning for superbike supremacy with 2021 RSV4 range

Aprilia are coming for the superbike crown in 2021 with an updated RSV4 range boasting more torque, power, fresh electronics, MotoGP-derived chassis parts and what we reckon is one of the best...

Bringing the thunder: Aprilia unveil 2021 Tuono V4 and V4 Factory

Bringing the thunder: Aprilia unveil 2021 Tuono V4 and V4 Factory

The 2021 Aprilia Tuono V4 Factory has been unveiled with styling updates, chassis tweaks and a more comfortable and protected riding position. The bike’s new look brings it in line with the Tuono 660...

Moto Guzzi unveil major changes to V9 range

Moto Guzzi unveil major changes to V9 range

Moto Guzzi have announced that their mid-range V9 duo, the Bobber and Roamer, have received a significant makeover as the historic Italian brand enters its centenary year. Both were originally...

New Norden 901 review: Husqvarna let us take their adventure prototype for a spin

New Norden 901 review: Husqvarna let us take their adventure prototype for a spin

Husqvarna first revealed the Norden 901 concept in November 2019 to huge acclaim but other than a confirmation it was going into production, virtually nothing has been heard about it since. Now,...

Sled with new sting: Hookie’s Scorpion kit customises Ducati Scrambler

Sled with new sting: Hookie’s Scorpion kit customises Ducati Scrambler

Motorcycle customisers Hookie Co have turned their attentions to the Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled creating the ‘Scorpion’ and if you like what they’ve done, you’ll be able to buy a kit to get the look...

The sound of Silence: European electric scooter brand hits the UK

The sound of Silence: European electric scooter brand hits the UK

Silence may not be a household name in the UK, but they’re one of Europe’s biggest electric scooter brands and now they’re launching an innovative four-model range over here. Related articles on...

Italian adventurer incoming: Aprilia Tuareg 660 spied in testing

Italian adventurer incoming: Aprilia Tuareg 660 spied in testing

The third entrant into Aprilia's 660 engine line-up is on the way, and it's an off-road-ready adventure bike called the Tuareg.  Back in autumn 2019, Aprilia presented the RS660 after several...

Aprilia Tuono 660 set for February 2021 launch

Aprilia Tuono 660 set for February 2021 launch

Aprilia have uploaded a 20 second video to their YouTube channel, confirming their £9700, 94bhp parallel-twin Tuono 660 will be officially launched in February 2021. Following in the footsteps of...

New Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS will be unveiled at the end of January

New Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS will be unveiled at the end of January

A new Triumph Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS will be unveiled on Tuesday, January 26. We have already seen what looked like a new version of the brand's flagship supernaked in spyshots, but now a tweet...

Low-capacity KTM Dukes get 2021 Euro5 refresh and new paint

Low-capacity KTM Dukes get 2021 Euro5 refresh and new paint

KTM have tweaked their learner-legal £4299 125 Duke and A2-licence compliant £4899 390 Duke for 2021, updating the single-cylinder engines in both bikes to meet the latest Euro5 emissions...

Twin TFTs and semi-active suspension for new Yamaha Tracer 9 and GT

Twin TFTs and semi-active suspension for new Yamaha Tracer 9 and GT

Hot on the heels of a revised MT-09 comes the 2021 Yamaha Tracer 9 and 9 GT – a pair of sports tourers powered by the same new triple. If you missed the MT-09 update, there’s a brand new CP3 engine.

Yamaha MT-09 SP is a naughtier naked with Öhlins upgrade and more for 2021

Yamaha MT-09 SP is a naughtier naked with Öhlins upgrade and more for 2021

The next step in Yamaha's 2021 new model offensive is an all-new MT-09 SP – a high-spec version of one of the market’s leading middleweight nakeds. Before we move onto the hot new stuff, let’s cover...

More firepower: Bullit Hero 250 unveiled

More firepower: Bullit Hero 250 unveiled

Trendy, small-capacity specialists, Bullit Motorcycles have announced a new 250cc version of their scrambler-styled Hero model. The Hero 250 has all the cool styling of its 125cc little brother but...

Meet your makers: Kawasaki revive Meguro brand that laid the foundation for their motorcycle business

Meet your makers: Kawasaki revive Meguro brand that laid the foundation for their motorcycle business

This is a Meguro K3 – a modern retro roadster based on the new(ish) Kawasaki W800. Although you could argue that the W800 is actually based on the Meguro/Kawasaki collaborative K, which was based on...

Too much of a good Wing: Honda Gold Wing improves in all areas as it looks to regain the touring crown

Too much of a good Wing: Honda Gold Wing improves in all areas as it looks to regain the touring crown

Touring luxury has just reached an even higher plane, thanks to a decent update to the Honda Gold Wing. Related articles on MCN 2021 Honda CB1000R revealed Honda CMX1100 Rebel unveiled Honda CB1100X...

A truly super naked: Fresh BMW S1000R revealed for 2021

A truly super naked: Fresh BMW S1000R revealed for 2021

The 2021 BMW S1000R is lighter and more sophisticated than ever before. It replaces the old S1000R introduced in 2014 which was based on the original S1000RR superbike, although its four-cylinder...

Major changes on the way for KTM 890 Adventure

Major changes on the way for KTM 890 Adventure

KTM are already working on a replacement for the 890 Adventure, which was itself only updated from the 790 in 2020. From these new spyshots, it seems the new 890 Adventure was only meant to be a stop...

Piaggio reveal 2021 Beverly scooter range with Euro5 300 and 400 models

Piaggio reveal 2021 Beverly scooter range with Euro5 300 and 400 models

Piaggio have revealed a revised Beverly scooter line-up for 2021, consisting of two A2-licence friendly mid-sized machines, which the Italian firm say combine the agility of an urban twist-and-go with...

Carbon-clad custom: Bolt-on kit from Bottpower transforms Yamaha triples

Carbon-clad custom: Bolt-on kit from Bottpower transforms Yamaha triples

Performance bike builder, Bottpower have released a new carbon kit for Yamaha’s current range of 847cc CP3 triples, transforming the XSR900, MT-09, or Tracer 900 into a minimalist, flat track-inspired...

Scramble into the future: Fantic use Euro5 as perfect excuse for big updates

Scramble into the future: Fantic use Euro5 as perfect excuse for big updates

Fantic have completely overhauled their Caballero range, updating the 125 and 500 for Euro5 while sadly saying goodbye to the 250. Related articles on MCN Fantic Caballero Scrambler 500 review Fantic...

CFMoto unveil electric scooter concept

CFMoto unveil electric scooter concept

CFMoto have a new tech-heavy electric scooter, called the Cyber Concept, which they say is capable of 0-30mph in 2.9s, has a 70mph top speed and an 80-mile range. Built by Zehoo, the electric division...

Special MV Agusta Superveloce Alpine sells out in hours

Special MV Agusta Superveloce Alpine sells out in hours

If you were hoping to get your hands on one of the 110 limited edition MV Agusta Alpine models, you're out of luck. That's because they sold out just hours after the bike was revealed online. Related...

A total screamer: Kawasaki’s Ninja ZX-25R ridden in exclusive UK test

A total screamer: Kawasaki’s Ninja ZX-25R ridden in exclusive UK test

The UK’s small-capacity sportsbike market is now dominated by a selection of competent, but comfortable single and parallel-twin cylinder machines, capped at 47bhp. Practical, frugal and...

Vision express: Honda update their popular 110 commuter scooter for 2021

Vision express: Honda update their popular 110 commuter scooter for 2021

Honda have today announced yet another new model for their 2021 line-up, with big changes coming to their CBT-friendly Vision 110 scooter next year. Equipped with fresh styling, a new part-LCD display...

Harley-Davidson Pan America will be fully unveiled in February

Harley-Davidson Pan America will be fully unveiled in February

Harley-Davidson have finally announced that we’ll find out everything there is to know about the new 1250cc Pan America adventure bike in February. Related articles on MCN MCN event guide: how...

Honda CB1100X sports tourer on the horizon

Honda CB1100X sports tourer on the horizon

Sources in Japan have confirmed that Honda are working on a sports tourer that will be powered by the engine from the Africa Twin. Sales of sports tourers have been on the wane but adventure styled...

Royal Enfield Meteor 350 could be the ultimate budget city bike

Royal Enfield Meteor 350 could be the ultimate budget city bike

Royal Enfield have unveiled their new Meteor 350 – a small capacity city cruiser that could be make a perfect post-Covid commuter. Powering this little machine is a brand new 349cc SOHC air and oil...

Harley-Davidson 1250 Custom joins the Pan America in next year’s post-pandemic line up

Harley-Davidson 1250 Custom joins the Pan America in next year’s post-pandemic line up

Harley-Davidson will release their new 1250 Custom model in 2021 – sharing a common engine platform with the upcoming Pan America adventure bike. We’ve known the Pan America has been coming for some...