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Triumph’s new King of Cool: Steve McQueen edition Scrambler 1200 unveiled alongside updates

Triumph’s new King of Cool: Steve McQueen edition Scrambler 1200 unveiled alongside updates

Triumph have released a limited-edition Steve McQueen model Scrambler 1200 at the same time as updating their range-topping retro scramblers to meet the latest emissions standards. Related articles on...

Roland Sands gives Indian Scout the tracker treatment

Roland Sands gives Indian Scout the tracker treatment

With Indian’s ‘Wrecking Crew’ race team continuing to dominate US Flat Track with the Scout-inspired works FTR750 racers you’d be forgiven for fancying a Scout-based street tracker of your...

Pricing announced for 2021 Aprilia Tuono V4 and V4 Factory

Pricing announced for 2021 Aprilia Tuono V4 and V4 Factory

Aprilia have confirmed the pricing for their 2021 Tuono V4 super naked range, with bikes set to arrive in UK dealers before the end of April. Featuring styling updates, chassis tweaks and a more...

Updated MV Agusta Superveloce revealed alongside new S model

Updated MV Agusta Superveloce revealed alongside new S model

MV Agusta have updated their runaway success Superveloce retro sportsbike with updated tech and brand new top of the range S model. At the heart of both models is their 145bhp 798cc triple with its...

Size matters: BMW go supersize with two new R18 cruisers

Size matters: BMW go supersize with two new R18 cruisers

Everything about BMW’s R18 cruiser is huge. The pistons are the size of mortar shells. The intake valves are wider than the entire cylinders of a cruiser at the other end of the size scale, Yamaha’s...

Limited edition KTM 1290 Super Duke RR drops 9kg and is brimming with tech

Limited edition KTM 1290 Super Duke RR drops 9kg and is brimming with tech

KTM have turned it up to 11 with their new 1290 Super Duke RR, taking the already formidable stock machine and stripping out every gram of fat while tuning the electronics to the max. The first thing...

Suzuki’s revamped high-flying GSX-S1000 naked gets wings

Suzuki’s revamped high-flying GSX-S1000 naked gets wings

Suzuki have teased a new GSX-S1000 via their YouTube channel (shown at the bottom of this article) and they’ve given it wings! Related: 2015-2021 Suzuki GSX-S1000 review The current GSX-S1000 is a...

How low can you go? The Harley-Davidson Pan America's adaptive suspension explained

How low can you go? The Harley-Davidson Pan America's adaptive suspension explained

Harley-Davidson’s new Pan America 1250 Special is packed to the gills with tech. There’s everything from electronic phasers on the camshafts to advanced traction control. Almost all of this is...

Husqvarna Norden 901 creeps closer: New bike spotted testing in two different guises

Husqvarna Norden 901 creeps closer: New bike spotted testing in two different guises

New spyshots have emerged showing the upcoming Husqvarna Norden 901 in an almost production-ready state during road testing. Related articles on MCN KTM 890 Adventure bike review Best touring...

Take it to the MAX: Yamaha celebrate 20 years of the TMAX with special carbon edition

Take it to the MAX: Yamaha celebrate 20 years of the TMAX with special carbon edition

Yamaha have unveiled a special £14,699 TMAX to celebrate the maxi-scoot’s 20th birthday. Originally dreamed up in the mid-90s, when Yamaha set out to create the world’s fastest scooter, the...

Hookie, line and sinker: German customisers produce limited run of R nine Ts

Hookie, line and sinker: German customisers produce limited run of R nine Ts

Outlandish motorcycle customisers Hookie Co. have produced another custom kit for the BMW R nine T. Unlike their other kits, which are more of a DIY affair, Hookie’s Cobra models are all...

Ducati recall Multistrada V4: Supplier issues with valve guide gear

Ducati recall Multistrada V4: Supplier issues with valve guide gear

The Ducati Multistrada V4 has been recalled due to parts issues within the new Granturismo engine. Related: 2021 Ducati Multistrada V4S full review Related: Ducati Multistrada V4 full spec...

BMW R18 gets the Werks: Customised Boxer on sale now from German builder

BMW R18 gets the Werks: Customised Boxer on sale now from German builder

This ‘uber-cool’ customised BMW R18 is the latest from celebrated German bike builder Marcus Walz who’s now making replicas of the bike that you can buy – for just under £30,000. Related articles on...

Triumph TE-1 electric bike promises genuine super-naked performance without hours spent at a socket

Triumph TE-1 electric bike promises genuine super-naked performance without hours spent at a socket

Triumph have revealed key details of their TE-1 electric bike project, which not only looks amazing but also boasts tech and performance figures that could tempt even the most die-hard...

Pointy to perfect: Roland Sands creates a classic look for KTM 790 Adventure

Pointy to perfect: Roland Sands creates a classic look for KTM 790 Adventure

Californian master custom bike builder Roland Sands has been up to his bonkers bike-building ways once again with this ‘Urban Assault’ adventure weapon. Related articles on MCN Magni Italia 01/01...

Updated Lexmoto LXR 125 gets Euro5 engine, new springs and TFT dash for sub-£3K

Updated Lexmoto LXR 125 gets Euro5 engine, new springs and TFT dash for sub-£3K

Chinese small-capacity bike firm, Lexmoto have updated their immensely popular LXR 125 sportsbike range, promising a fresh engine, new graphics, updated suspension and even a TFT dash – all for under...

New Harley-Davidson 1250 Custom to quickly follow Pan America confirmed

New Harley-Davidson 1250 Custom to quickly follow Pan America confirmed

Just weeks after the surprise revelation that was the Pan America, Harley-Davidson have confirmed that the 1250 Custom will be arriving "very soon" and that it will have similar power and torque to...

Paint it black: Triumph take the Rocket 3 to the dark side with two limited-editions

Paint it black: Triumph take the Rocket 3 to the dark side with two limited-editions

Triumph have kept the steady trickle of new 2021 models going with two special-edition Rocket 3s. Based on the sporty R and the more relaxed GT, the R Black and GT Triple Black are designed to be the...

Piaggio celebrates 75 years of the Vespa with special editions

Piaggio celebrates 75 years of the Vespa with special editions

Piaggio are celebrating the 75th anniversary of their iconic Vespa model with three special editions only available in 2021. Related articles from MCN The rise, fall and rise again of Aprilia:...

Brough Superior pay tribute to their most famous rider with special edition Lawrence

Brough Superior pay tribute to their most famous rider with special edition Lawrence

Brough Superior have unveiled the 'Lawrence' – a tribute to famous Brough owner and rider T.E. Lawrence. Handmade from top-notch materials including titanium and carbon fibre, Brough say they set out...

Have it your way: British firm creates customisable electric utility bike

Have it your way: British firm creates customisable electric utility bike

A startup electric bike firm based in West Yorkshire called Shed Rides have designed a modular electric bike system with almost infinite customisation possibilities. Related articles on MCN Swappable...

Double trouble: Updated Aprilia SX125 and RX125 are a learner's best friend

Double trouble: Updated Aprilia SX125 and RX125 are a learner's best friend

Aprilia have announced internal updates to their learner friendly SX and RX125 for 2021, with both £3850 bikes receiving a fresh engine, improved instruments and claimed better fueling, thanks to a...

Aprilia release fresh images of 2021 RSV4 superbike range

Aprilia release fresh images of 2021 RSV4 superbike range

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

New Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX spied testing with host of new tech

New Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX spied testing with host of new tech

Spyshots have emerged that show Kawasaki testing a new H2 SX SE+ that’s packed to the rafters with new tech. Related articles on MCN 2018 Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX bike review Kawasaki ZX-6R and H2 family...

Buell are back! Adventure bikes, tourers and off roaders to follow 1190 revival

Buell are back! Adventure bikes, tourers and off roaders to follow 1190 revival

Buell motorcycles are returning to production with the company planning to launch 10 models by 2024. The Buell name has been silent since 2009, when the company was closed by then owners...

New KTM 1290 Super Adventure R is a globe-trotting rally raider

New KTM 1290 Super Adventure R is a globe-trotting rally raider

KTM are launching an assault on the 2021 large-capacity adventure bike class, revealing a new off-road-centric 1290 Super Adventure R just a month on from the launch of their more road-biased S...

Super Soco TC Wanderer gets a splash of retro charm

Super Soco TC Wanderer gets a splash of retro charm

Super Soco have added a new TC model for 2021 with an impressive range and a retro styling update. Related articles on MCN Best electric motorbikes of 2021 Have it your way: British firm creates...

Gone hunting: Super Soco TS Street Hunter takes aim at commuters

Gone hunting: Super Soco TS Street Hunter takes aim at commuters

Lightwieght electric specialists Super Soco have updated their range for 2021 including this sporty TS Street Hunter model. Related articles on MCN Best electric motorbikes of 2021 Cake Kalk AP helps...

Refined classics: Triumph Bonneville family updated with new engines, better brakes and more

Refined classics: Triumph Bonneville family updated with new engines, better brakes and more

Triumph have updated their modern classics range for 2021 with new engines, improved brakes and better suspension. Related articles on MCN 2021 Triumph Tiger 850 Sport review 2021 Triumph Speed...

First 2021 Indian Chief custom boasts show and go

First 2021 Indian Chief custom boasts show and go

Ex-motorcross pro Carey Hart has customised the new Indian Chief to stunning effect, turning it from a mild-mannered cruiser into a wild-eyed West Coast brawler. Related articles on MCN 2021 Indian...

Supersport gap filler: Yamaha MT-07 dresses up to replace R6

Supersport gap filler: Yamaha MT-07 dresses up to replace R6

Yamaha are working on a faired MT-07 to fill the gap left by the outgoing R6 according to sources in Japan. Rumours of a new model have been circulating for some time but the latest information...

Supercharged stealth bomber: First blacked-out Bimota Tesi H2 Carbon to arrive in the UK in March

Supercharged stealth bomber: First blacked-out Bimota Tesi H2 Carbon to arrive in the UK in March

Bimota’s supercharged Tesi H2 is receiving the Henry Ford treatment, with a blacked-out 'Carbon' edition arriving on UK shores in March.  Beneath the new livery lies the same hub-steering Italian...

Aprilia Tuono 660 fully unveiled in launch video

Aprilia Tuono 660 fully unveiled in launch video

Aprilia have officially unveiled their Tuono 660 model with a YouTube video (below) showing the £9700, 94bhp parallel-twin from all angles. Following in the footsteps of the RS660 sportsbike, which...

Aprilia raise the trophy: Single-make series will showcase new RS660 sportsbike

Aprilia raise the trophy: Single-make series will showcase new RS660 sportsbike

Aprilia’s new RS660 looks poised to trigger a supersport renaissance with its 99bhp twin-cylinder engine and pinpoint handling combined with real-world practicality. Related articles on MCN Aprilia...

New dog, new tricks: The surprising new tech that makes the Ural Ranger tick

New dog, new tricks: The surprising new tech that makes the Ural Ranger tick

Ural have not only overhauled their Ranger sidecar outfit to meet all the latest emissions regulations but they’ve delivered a sidecar first: two-wheel drive for a left-handed rig. Related articles on...

Moto Guzzi V7 gets compete overhaul for 2021

Moto Guzzi V7 gets compete overhaul for 2021

 The ever-popular entry level Moto Guzzi V7  is has been refreshed for 2021 with a new engine, drivetrain and even some new tech. Related articles on MCN Harley-Davidson Pan America will be...