August

2006 Kawasakis unveiled

2006 Kawasakis unveiled

Kawasaki’s ZX-10R will be faster and smaller for 2006 with a host of changes that make it a genuinely new bike. Read the full and exclusive details and see more pictures, only in MCN –...

06 FZ1, R1 & MT-03

06 FZ1, R1 & MT-03

Yamaha is rolling out a series of stunning new machines for 2006 including the now-ready-for-production MT-03. The new 660cc single has all the stripped down appeal of the MT-01 at a fraction of the...

Bike of the Year: K1200R

Bike of the Year: K1200R

BMW’s K1200R has been named Motorcycle of the Year by US magazine Motorcyclist. They say it had the most profound inpact on motorcycling in 2005. This is the first prestigious award the 163...

06 Yamaha R6 revealed

06 Yamaha R6 revealed

This is the new Yamaha R6 – complete with MotoGP-inspired styling and the oddest exhaust we’ve spotted yet. This image is one of several which have found their way on to chat forums...

New Triumph Scrambler

New Triumph Scrambler

Triumph is to launch a new dirt-inspired retro twin next month. It shares similar style to the TR6C scrambler of the 1960s but uses the current Bonnie’s 865cc twin engine. For more details,...

New CCM breaks cover

New CCM breaks cover

Check out this Wednesday’s MCN for an exclusive first look at the next generation of bike to come out of the CCM factory. Just four weeks ago MCN showed the first drawings of the FT35S...

New CCM coming soon

New CCM coming soon

Check out Wednesday’s MCN, out August 24, for an exclusive first look at the next generation of bike to come out of the CCM factory. Four weeks ago we gave you a first look at the drawings of...

US scooter sales boom

US scooter sales boom

Rising petrol prices are fuelling a massive rise in scooter sales in the US, a country traditionally associated with big bore cruisers. Total scooter sales last year rose to 86,000, more than double...

B-King 600 due for 06

B-King 600 due for 06

Suzuki’s Hayabusa-powered B-King isn’t enough – the firm is going to roll out a 600cc version using a GSX-R600 engine, MCN reveals on Wednesday, August 17. Get all the details in...

Walker tests 06 ZX-10R

Walker tests 06 ZX-10R

Chris Walker and American rider Doug Chandler have just returned from Japan after spending a week putting in laps at a Kawasaki test track on what is thought to be the 2006 ZX-10R. British Supersport...

Bike sales up, cars down

Bike sales up, cars down

Latest figures from the Motorcycle Industry Association show bike sales in July were up compared to July 2004. At 1% up, it’s not a big rise – but it certainly outstrips the 6.6% FALL in...

Peugeot gives 50cc free

Peugeot gives 50cc free

Peugeot has launched a new special edition Speedfight that means you can now ride away on a 100cc scooter for the same price as a 50. The Speedfight Advantage has been produced specially for the UK...

GP-inspired R6 - in MCN

GP-inspired R6 - in MCN

Make sure you don't miss Wednesday's issue of MCN with exclusive news of a new R6 for 2006. Changes include: Chassis layout similar to an R1 Radial mount brakes New swingarm New engine For the...

HP2 launches on Sep 10

HP2 launches on Sep 10

BMW’s new HP2 enduro machine will get an official launch across the entire UK dealer network on Saturday September 10. The launch gives dirt-riding fans their first chance to try the HP2 (High...