February

Deals on new Guzzis

Deals on new Guzzis

Get your hands on a new Moto Guzzi before the end of March and not only will you get it interest free but you could win a trip to Italy. The Italian firm is offering an interest free finance package...

Mad Fireblade fighter

Mad Fireblade fighter

German bike firm Spaehn Racing has launched the latest in it’s range of customised naked bikes, offering styling to rival some of the top production machines. The Deep Bull is based on a Honda...

GSX-R1000 group test

GSX-R1000 group test

MCN’s crack road testers are off riding Suzuki’s new GSX-R1000 against its hottest rivals and you can read our full verdict in the March 9 issue of MCN. You’ll be glad to know...

Video: MZ SF first test

Video: MZ SF first test

You can see the MZ 1000SF in action during the world first test ride by downloading the video, below. MCN's Matt Wildee flew out to Malaga in Spain to test the bike, and the full report will be in...

Two new Piaggios

Two new Piaggios

Piaggio has announced the arrival of two new scooters for 2005, the latest in the Vespa family and a new member of the X family with vast acres of storage space. The new Vespa LX will replace the...

Video verdict: MZ1000SF

Video verdict: MZ1000SF

MCN's Matt Wildee was in Malaga, Spain earlier this week a world first ride on MZ's new 1000SF. You can read his full report and see great action pictures in MCN out on February 23. We'll be adding...

Video verdict: 05 Hornet

Video verdict: 05 Hornet

MCN's Trevor Franklin has been testing the updated 05 version of Honda's Hornet 600F. You can read his full, exclusive report in MCN - out on Wednesday February 16, 2005 (alongside our world first...

New bikes from Barrus

New bikes from Barrus

Barrus, importer of Malaguti, Reiju, Moto-Hispania and Moto-Roma, has unveiled new bikes and ambitious plans for the next year. The firm outlined its plans on Wednesday, February 9, and gave...

05 Barrus range on test

05 Barrus range on test

Motorcyclenews.com has been testing a new range of bikes imported by Barrus, including the Italian Malaguti Spider Max, Phantom Max and Drakon, Reiju's RS2 Matrix and SMX 125, and the Moto Roma Urban...

Video: Malaguti Drakon

Video: Malaguti Drakon

We've been testing funky new Malaguti Drakon that takes the naked bike trend to 16-year-olds everywhere. MCN road tester Adam Child reckons this little geared 50 is very cool. The braced swingarm,...

Win trip to Aprilia launch

Win trip to Aprilia launch

An official club for Aprilia owners has been launched with the offer of an all-expenses-paid trip to the world launch of the new Aprilia Pegaso Strada for one lucky member. The club says it is just...

First test: MZ 1000SF

First test: MZ 1000SF

The fuel injection is still snatchy (though better than on the S) and can be confused with a big handful at low revs. Vibration can prove intrusive and tiring and the generator cover can cook your...

Peugeot cuts prices

Peugeot cuts prices

Peugeot has cut the prices of some of Britain's biggest selling scooters. The 50cc Speedfight is now under £1600 while the 100cc Vivacity is under £1500. Peugeot is also now offering a...

Indian bike sales boom

Indian bike sales boom

India’s second-biggest bike maker sold almost as many bikes in January 2005 as the entire UK bike industry sold in all of last year. Bajaj sold 132,028 motorcycles in the month. The total...

Sportiest moped ever?

Sportiest moped ever?

MCN man Matt Wildee has just stepped off the new Derbi GP1 scooter and reckons it could be the coolest 50 yet. Wildee called back from the launch of the scooter in Spain and raved about the handling,...

Enfield offers retro trials

Enfield offers retro trials

Demand from UK riders has prompted Royal Enfield to go intor production with a trials-styled Bullet Sixty-5 after previewing it at last year’s NEC bike show. The UK special is based on the...

2005 price guide

2005 price guide

MCN has put together a price guide for the key bikes in 2005 and you can download it by clicking the link below. There are a number of price rises this year but there are also plenty of bargains to...