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Ducati shed weight and ditch trellis frame for 2021 Monster

Ducati shed weight and ditch trellis frame for 2021 Monster

Meet the 2021 Ducati Monster – the Bologna firm’s latest and greatest middleweight performance naked and the first model in the Monster family without a trellis chassis since the range was revealed in...

Honda's new CRF300L and CRF300 Rally are a pair of more powerful mud-pluggers

Honda's new CRF300L and CRF300 Rally are a pair of more powerful mud-pluggers

Honda have replaced their popular CRF250L and CRF250L Rally with the CRF300L and CRF300 Rally, which boast more power, increased ground clearance and reduced weight. Related: Full Honda CRF250L...

Triumph Trident engine looks back to go forwards

Triumph Trident engine looks back to go forwards

Triumph’s new Trident uses a 660cc three-cylinder engine. Don’t be mistaken into thinking this is the motor from the 660cc Street Triple S, however. What Triumph have actually done is dust off the...

Ducati unveil Diavel Lamborghini limited edition

Ducati unveil Diavel Lamborghini limited edition

Ducati have unveiled a new limited edition version of the Diavel 1260 in homage to sister company, Lamborghini. Related articles on MCN Ducati unveil Panigale V4SP for 2021 Ducati Superleggera V4...

Honda unveil Africa Twin powered CMX1100 Rebel

Honda unveil Africa Twin powered CMX1100 Rebel

Honda are re-entering the big-bore cruiser class in 2021 with this all-new Rebel 1100 – a large-capacity version of their popular Rebel 500. As predicted by MCN back in April, the new Rebel takes a...

Yamaha reveal raft of updates to urban mobility models

Yamaha reveal raft of updates to urban mobility models

Yamaha have given their NMax and D’elight 125 scooters a major overhaul for 2021. The NMax gets a whole new look, Euro5-compliant engine with stop-start technology. The upgraded frame also allows for...

Cheaper electric: Damon unveil two new versions of their Hypersport model

Cheaper electric: Damon unveil two new versions of their Hypersport model

Damon have unveiled two new versions of their Hypersport model with lower performance and range than the previous options but also a lower price. Related articles from MCN Electric motorbikes coming...

Kawasaki Z H2 gets Skyhook suspension for SE model in 2021

Kawasaki Z H2 gets Skyhook suspension for SE model in 2021

Kawasaki has added a new SE version of its Z H2 super-naked for 2021. As with other Kawasaki SE variants, the Z H2 SE features Showa’s Skyhook adaptive suspension. 2021 Kawasaki model updates so...

Wings fit for a King: Radically restyled Kawasaki ZX-10R looks set to be winner

Wings fit for a King: Radically restyled Kawasaki ZX-10R looks set to be winner

Kawasaki has given its world-beating ZX-10R a hot new look for 2021 with an aerodynamics-driven facelift including race-style winglets in a bid to top the superbike pile on road and track. Related...

A truly super naked: Fresh BMW S1000R revealed for 2021

A truly super naked: Fresh BMW S1000R revealed for 2021

BMW’s all-new, eagerly anticipated S1000R is lighter and more sophisticated than ever before. The new bike replaces the old S1000R introduced in 2014 which was based on the original S1000RR superbike,...

Ducati update SuperSport 950 for 2021

Ducati update SuperSport 950 for 2021

Ducati have unveiled an updated version of their SuperSport 950 for 2021 including cornering ABS, traction and wheelie control and a Panigale-esque facelift. Related articles on MCN Ducati unveil...

Ducati announce track-focused Panigale V4SP in 2021 superbike range

Ducati announce track-focused Panigale V4SP in 2021 superbike range

Ducati have updated the Panigale V4 range for 2021, including a new track-focused SP (Sport Production) model. The numbered special comes with a host of updates to make it even more capable on track...

In detail: Yamaha's 2021 range revealed

In detail: Yamaha's 2021 range revealed

Having announced of a flurry of new Tracer touring models earlier today, Yamaha have this evening confirmed a series of smaller updates to the likes of their sportiest MT and R125s, plus the end of...

Italjet Dragster delayed until first quarter of 2021

Italjet Dragster delayed until first quarter of 2021

The arrival of the funky-looking Italjet Dragster scooter has been delayed until the first quarter of 2021, due to the ongoing impacts of Covid-19 affecting production. Available as either a 125cc or...

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.

Easier Tiger! New Triumph Tiger 850 Sport is a relaxed route into adventure riding

Easier Tiger! New Triumph Tiger 850 Sport is a relaxed route into adventure riding

The Triumph Tiger 850 Sport is a new base model Tiger for next year, which replaces the base-spec Tiger 900 as a more accessible entry into the range. Related: Triumph Tiger 900 Rally Pro...

Happy birthday! MV Agusta reveal Superveloce 75 Anniversario limited edition

Happy birthday! MV Agusta reveal Superveloce 75 Anniversario limited edition

MV Agusta are celebrating their 75th anniversary with a limited-edition version of their Superveloce 800 retro sportsbike. Available to order for just 75 hours as of midnight CET on Sunday, November...

Energica surges ahead with new RS models

Energica surges ahead with new RS models

Energica continues to blaze a trail in the electric bike market with three stunning new RS models. Each of the firm’s three machines; the Ego+ (below), Eva Ribelle (in main image above) and Eva...

Ducati unveil new Scrambler Nightshift in Euro5 updated range

Ducati unveil new Scrambler Nightshift in Euro5 updated range

Ducati have tweaked their Scrambler range for 2021, including new colour options for the entry level 800 Icon and the Desert Sled, plus an all new variant called the Nightshift. Related articles on...

The XDiavel's in the detail: 2021 model updates for Ducati's cruiser

The XDiavel's in the detail: 2021 model updates for Ducati's cruiser

Ducati have added two new models to create a family of three XDiavel variants. The XDiavel S is now joined by the XDiavel Dark and the XDiavel Black Star, each with their own style and...

On a charge! It's the best electric motorbikes coming soon in 2021

On a charge! It's the best electric motorbikes coming soon in 2021

Electric motorcycles are only becoming better and more common, so it's no surprise that there's more to come in 2020, and beyond. Latest news: BMW Definition CE 04 electric scooter...

Tomorrow's world: BMW unveil next gen electric scooter concept with advanced connectivity

Tomorrow's world: BMW unveil next gen electric scooter concept with advanced connectivity

BMW have unveiled the Definition CE 04: a technologically advanced electric scooter concept that brings their 2017 Concept Link one step closer to mass production reality. The idea behind Concept Link...

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...

Singles only: KTM reveal 2021 690 range

Singles only: KTM reveal 2021 690 range

KTM have updated their 690 Enduro R and SMC R models for 2021 with a Euro5-friendly version of the big-bore thumper engine. Related articles on MCN Honda unveil 2021 NC750X, X-ADV and CB1000R Royal...

New Honda PCX125: Britain’s favourite scooter gets updated for 2021

New Honda PCX125: Britain’s favourite scooter gets updated for 2021

The UK’s most popular two-wheeler, the Honda PCX125 has been redesigned for 2021; with a more powerful Euro5 engine, improved electronics, more storage, a new frame, updated rear suspension and...

Practical magic: Honda update NC750X, X-ADV for 2021 plus CB1000R and CB125R

Practical magic: Honda update NC750X, X-ADV for 2021 plus CB1000R and CB125R

Honda have revealed updated versions of both the NC750X and X-ADV for 2021, continuing to blur the line between motorbike and scooter. Both machines use the 58bhp, 750cc parallel-twin engine and DCT...

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...

Kawasaki hit with Euro5 model delays following Covid-19 disruption

Kawasaki hit with Euro5 model delays following Covid-19 disruption

Kawasaki UK have released a statement detailing delays to a number of their existing models reaching Euro5 compliance, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Despite having already revealed a number...

Ducati unveil high-tech Multistrada V4

Ducati unveil high-tech Multistrada V4

Ducati have officially pulled the covers off the 2021 Multistrada V4 (again) but this time we’ve got the full details on the new bike. The latest V4 model from Bologna has been teased, trickled,...

Bimota KB4 update: Retro sportsbike set for limited production run from early 2021

Bimota KB4 update: Retro sportsbike set for limited production run from early 2021

Bimota have confirmed that their long-anticipated KB4 retro sportsbike is set for a limited production run in March 2021, with a planned 20 units allocated to the UK market. Speaking to MCN, the...

Yamaha's MT-07 gets small update for 2021

Yamaha's MT-07 gets small update for 2021

No sooner have Triumph released a model to take on the MT-07, than Yamaha have updated the MT-07. The reason why Triumph are taking aim at this bike specifically is its sales figures: Yamaha have sold...

Supercharged savagery: A potted history of the Kawasaki Ninja H2R

Supercharged savagery: A potted history of the Kawasaki Ninja H2R

On Wednesday, October 28, 2020, Kawasaki UK announced they were now taking orders for their 2021-spec supercharged Ninja H2R. Costing a hefty £49,000, would-be customers have until Friday, November 20...

Honda confirm 2021 CB125F will cost £2799 OTR

Honda confirm 2021 CB125F will cost £2799 OTR

Keen to cash in on the recent rise in low-capcity two-wheeled commuter sales, Honda have confirmed that their 2021 CB125F will cost £2799 OTR - a whole £100 cheaper than the current version, last...

Value adventure: £4495 Sinnis Terrain 380 hits shops

Value adventure: £4495 Sinnis Terrain 380 hits shops

Sinnis’s new small capacity adventure bike, the Terrain 380, has arrived in dealers at £4495. The 380 is the bigger brother to the Terrain 125 and is the company’s first larger capacity...

Say hello to the 2021 Honda MSX125 Grom

Say hello to the 2021 Honda MSX125 Grom

As expected, Honda’s cult, uber-cute MSX125 mini-bike is getting a significant update for 2021 – and this is the result: the all-new Honda Grom.  First launched in 2014, the 1970s...

Harley-Davidson Pan America getting closer: Milwaukee’s adventure bike on tour in Europe ahead of 2021 release

Harley-Davidson Pan America getting closer: Milwaukee’s adventure bike on tour in Europe ahead of 2021 release

When Harley-Davidson brought a near-production-ready Pan America to Eicma last year, we expected it to be landing in dealers right about now. But then in May, with the coronavirus pandemic in full...