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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 2020 Cake Kalk AP helps fight elephant...

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 2020 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...

Harley-Davidson turn the adventure bike market on its head with the new Pan America

Harley-Davidson turn the adventure bike market on its head with the new Pan America

Harley-Davidson have revealed the full details of their Pan America adventure bike – and it has the potential to knock the crown off the GS’s head. The Pan America isn’t just one of the most advanced...

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...

Langen share dyno run video of 250cc two-stroke café racer

Langen share dyno run video of 250cc two-stroke café racer

Langen are getting closer to the production stage for their UK-built 250cc two-stroke machine and they've shared a video of the bike on a dyno. We'll have more information on the bike coing soon but...

Euro5 Royal Enfield Himalayan gets stronger luggage racks and in-built sat nav

Euro5 Royal Enfield Himalayan gets stronger luggage racks and in-built sat nav

Royal Enfield have updated the Himalayan for 2021 with a collection of small updates to improve the overall riding experience. The Himalayan has been a runaway success since it first launched in 2016,...

Revised MV Agusta Dragster RR gets dash of practicality

Revised MV Agusta Dragster RR gets dash of practicality

MV Agusta have updated the bad boy of the range, the Dragster RR with a new engine, chassis and electronics suite to match the new Brutale. MV say the goal is to improve the comfort and riding...

MV Agusta unveil updated, easier to live with Brutale 800 RR

MV Agusta unveil updated, easier to live with Brutale 800 RR

MV Agusta have updated one of their most popular models, the Brutale 800 RR with a new engine, chassis and electronics suite. The idea, so MV say, is to keep things as fun and zippy as they are now...

The Suzuki Hayabusa is back! Suzuki have breathed new life into the original horizon-shrinker

The Suzuki Hayabusa is back! Suzuki have breathed new life into the original horizon-shrinker

The 200mph club comprised a short-lived explosion of speed-chasing hyperbikes that menacingly hovered around the new millennium like the fictitious bug that threatened to erase every computer on...

Electric evolution: Damon update flagship HyperSport model

Electric evolution: Damon update flagship HyperSport model

Canadian electric bike firm Damon have given us another glimpse of their flagship Hypersport model. The bike shown appears to be the Premier edition complete with Öhlins suspension, Brembo brakes and...

Video: Aston Martin Brough Superior AMB 001 testing on track

Video: Aston Martin Brough Superior AMB 001 testing on track

Aston Martin and Brough Superior have started dynamic prototype testing of the AMB 001 – an ultra-exclusive track-only motorcycle set for first deliveries before the end of 2020. Limited to 100 units...

Magni Italia 01/01 pays a fitting tribute to the late Arturo Magni

Magni Italia 01/01 pays a fitting tribute to the late Arturo Magni

Magni motorcycles have unveiled a new MV Italia model that celebrates the life of their founder Arturo Magni. Before setting up Magni, Arturo worked at Gilera and MV Agusta where he was director of...

Even more Superior: Brough reveal exclusive tribute to racer and speed record pioneer

Even more Superior: Brough reveal exclusive tribute to racer and speed record pioneer

Revived historic British bike marque Brough Superior have come up with this new, even more special, ultra-limited edition version of their £60,000 SS100 V-twin. Related articles on MCN Brough work...

Slice of Cake for park rangers: Kalk AP helps tackle elephant poachers

Slice of Cake for park rangers: Kalk AP helps tackle elephant poachers

A super-light electric bike has been adapted to sneak up on poachers in Africa. Swedish firm Cake have built the 80kg Kalk AP (Anti-Poaching) to help rangers working to protect endangered...

2021 KTM 1290 Super Adventure gets super tech overhaul

2021 KTM 1290 Super Adventure gets super tech overhaul

KTM have upgraded their 1290 Super Adventure S making it smarter, easier to ride and cheaper to boot. The biggest tech jump for KTM is the addition of cruise control radar – so far the only brand to...

Smaller wheels and posher electronics for 2021 Indian FTR1200 range

Smaller wheels and posher electronics for 2021 Indian FTR1200 range

Indian have heavily revised their FTR1200 with changes designed to appeal to corner-carving Europeans. The range sticks with four models (FTR1200, FTR1200S, FTR1200R Carbon and FTR1200 Rally) but each...

The speed of light: New Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS enters the super naked battle

The speed of light: New Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS enters the super naked battle

Triumph have gone back to the drawing board and produced the most powerful and fastest accelerating Speed Triple so far. Built to take on the latest crop of European super nakeds, the Speed Triple has...

Moto Guzzi unveil Centenario livery for V9 range

Moto Guzzi unveil Centenario livery for V9 range

The Moto Guzzi V9 Bobber is getting a special Centenario livery to celebrate the firm's 100th anniversary. The paintjob pays homage to the 8-cylinder and 350 Bialbero race bikes of the 1950s and...

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...

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...