February

GSX-R750: Our first impressions

GSX-R750: Our first impressions

Suzuki’s GSX-R750 could be the perfect sports compromise – it handles as sweetly as the firm’s 600 yet offers huge bhp for performance that won’t see it lagging too far behind a GSX-R1000 on the...

First ride: '04 Yamaha R1

First ride: '04 Yamaha R1

Yamaha has launched the 2004 YZF-R1 in Australia and MCN road tester Michael Neeves was there to get the first ride.But while riding the bike in the perfect Australian weather is one thing, we wanted...

Ducati reveals 2004 Desmosedici

Ducati reveals 2004 Desmosedici

Ducati unveiled its new 2004 Desmosedici GP4 MotoGP bike in Bologna today (February 4).MCN's Chris Jones was there and will bring you a full report on all the changes to the bike in the next issue of...

Honda ups the stakes

Honda ups the stakes

Just like the GP-winning RC211V (and the CBR600RR, which also shares the same DNA) the new Fireblade is phenomenally quick. But also, just like the RCV and RR, it is so smooth and slick there’s no...

Supersport shootout - our first impressions

Supersport shootout - our first impressions

The MCN road test team is just back from three days of testing in the south of France. We've been pitching the new Suzuki GSX-R600 against Honda's CBR600RR, Triumph's Daytona 600, Kawasaki's ZX-6R,...

Kawasaki launches V-Strom rival

Kawasaki launches V-Strom rival

Kawasaki is launching a rival for Honda's Varadero and Suzuki's V-Strom.The KLV1000 uses a 90-degree V-twin 996cc fuel-injected engine making close to 100bhp in a twin-spar aluminium frame. Outside of...

Rossi: Biaggi must win MotoGP title

Rossi: Biaggi must win MotoGP title

Defending world MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi is tipping bitter rival Max Biaggi for the title this year.The London-based rider speaks out in a world exclusive interview in the Wednesday, February 4...

Ridiculously fast made ridiculously easy

Ridiculously fast made ridiculously easy

THE new Honda CBR1000RR has been developed by the same team that was behind the unstoppable GP-winning RC211V.And boy does it show.After the first track session at the new Blade’s world launch in...