September

Paris show 07 video: Kawasaki's ZX-10R promo video

Kawasaki has launched a new ZX-10R for 2008 with traction control and you can see it in action here in the promotional video Kawasaki used to launch the bike. Check out the video below to see the promo film then click on the link to Regis Laconi launch the bike on stage.

Paris show 07 video: Yanagawa talks about testing the 08 ZX-10R

Kawasaki has just launched a new ZX-10R for 2008 with traction control. At the launch the firm showed an interview with devlopment rider and All Japan Superbike racer Akira Yanagawa about his involvement with the new bike. Check out the video below to hear Yanagawa explain how good the new bike is.

Paris show 07 video: Honda's all new Fireblade

Honda launched an all new CBR1000RR Fireblade for 2008 at the Paris show. The bike is as small as a supersport 600 with Honda saving weight on everything, right down to the battery. Check out the video below to see the motorcycle - and a stunning babe - on Honda's stand at the show.

Paris Show '07: 2008 Honda Transalp official launch news and pictures

Paris Show '07: 2008 Honda Transalp official launch news and pictures

Honda has launched the 2008 Honda XL700V Transalp at the 2007 Paris Motorcycle Show in a new motorcycle line-up which also includes the 2008 Honda CBR1000RR FireBlade and the 2008 Honda CBF600 and...

Paris show video: Yamaha launches 2008 R6

Yamaha has launched the new 2008 Yamaha YZF-R6 at the Paris show and given it a complete workover despite the motorcycle looking pretty similar to the current bike. The Yamaha R6 gets a new frame and swingarm, reworked 599cc engine, new slipper clutch, improved front brakes and more aerodynamic bodywork. Check out the video below to see the bike launched on the Yamaha stand and see it in...

Paris show 07 video: New GSX-R750 for 2008

Suzuki has launched a new version of the GSX-R750 at the Paris show and like the new GSX-R600 it boasts the variable fuel maps from the GSX-R1000 as well as a surprisingly large exhaust. check out the video below to see the bike in action in Suzuki's promotionall video and unveiled on stage at the launch.

Paris Show 07: 2008 Suzuki DR125SM official launch news and images

Paris Show 07: 2008 Suzuki DR125SM official launch news and images

Suzuki has unveiled the new 2008 Suzuki DR125SM at an exclusive event on the eve of the 2007 Paris Motorcycle Show The brand new learner legal 2008 Suzuki DR125SM was shown alongside the 2008 Suzuki...

Paris Show 07: BMW HP2 Sport official pictures

Paris Show 07: BMW HP2 Sport official pictures

The most hardcore sports BMW ever built has finally been revealed at the Paris Motorcycle show. The HP2 Sport is losely based on the R1200S sports tourer, but almost every part of the bike...

World's first test: Aprilia NA 850 Mana

World's first test: Aprilia NA 850 Mana

We’ve just ridden Aprilia’s new NA 850 Mana at its world launch in Turin, Italy. With a fully-automatic gearbox it makes the Mana half scooter and half motorcycle. Around town it can be used just...

Paris show 07 video: ZX-10R gets traction control for 2008

Paris show 07 video: ZX-10R gets traction control for 2008

Kawasaki has launched a brand new version of the ZX-10R with traction control. The bike was unveiled at the Paris Show and is claimed to be even more track focused than ever. Check out the video to...

Paris show 07 Video: Kawasaki Ninja 250R launch

Kawasaki has launched it's new baby sports bike, the Ninja 250R, at the Paris show and you can see the bike unveiled for the first time. Check out the video below to see the motorcycle on stage at the event and hear all the technical detail of the new sporty commuter.

Paris show 07 Video: See the Ninja 250R in action

Kawasaki has just launched its brand new baby sports bike, the Ninja 250R and you can see the bike in action below. Check out the video to see Kawasaki's prmotional film for the Ninja 250R, which was shown at the launch of the bike at the Paris Motorcycle show on September 27.

Paris Show 07: Kawasaki launch at Equinox

Paris Show 07: Kawasaki launch at Equinox

Kawasaki has officially launched the 2008 Kawasaki ZX-10R, the Kawasaki Ninja ZXR 250, the Kawasaki VN2000 and the Kawasaki ZZR1400 at an exclusive press launch on the eve of the 2007 Paris...

Paris Show 07: Honda launch in Paris

Paris Show 07: Honda launch in Paris

Honda will be launching their 2008 range at the Paris Show on Friday including the new CBR1000RR Fireblade and the return of the VT750 Shadow. Check back here at 1pm tomorrow (Friday) to see...

Honda Evo6 into production? You decide

Honda Evo6 into production? You decide

The stunning new Honda Evo6 motorcycle will be unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show next month and we want your views on the new motorcycle. To read about the format of bolting a huge engine into a...

2008 Kawasaki ZX-10R revealed in blue

2008 Kawasaki ZX-10R revealed in blue

This is the first picture revealing the new 2008 Kawasaki ZX-10R in another colour scheme. As well as the traditional Kawasaki lime green, the motorcycle will also be offered in metallic blue as seen...

New rear end for '08 Busa

New rear end for '08 Busa

I did this on my computer - I think it's an improvement! The bike says 'organic' to me, but the tail is just two pointy - aerodynamic I'm sure, but on the street does it make that much difference? I'm...

Picture Special: Guzzi Griso

Picture Special: Guzzi Griso

The Griso sports roadster has become the first Moto Guzzi to receive the Italian firm’s virtually all-new and impressively potent eight-valve version of its transverse V-twin, powerplant. And in doing...

Mega or Minor Motard?

Mega or Minor Motard?

Expensive? Yes. Tall & long? Yes. Light & nimble ? Yes. This bike rocks your socks off. After having spent a few years practising the art of wheelstands on GSs this is The Answer for me. I...

Kawasaki Ninja 250R first official picture

Kawasaki Ninja 250R first official picture

Last week we showed you the spy pictures of Kawasaki’s new Ninja 250R – and now we can reveal the finished version of the motorcycle which is set to be officially launched in Paris on...

2008 Kawasaki ZZ-R1400 goes head to head Suzuki Hayabusa

2008 Kawasaki ZZ-R1400 goes head to head Suzuki Hayabusa

Kawasaki has released the 2008 ZZ-R1400 with a series of changes it claims were made to the ZZ-R1400’s engine is to meet emissions rules – but the nature of the changes suggests that Kawasaki is...

Paris Show 07: Suzuki launch at Paris Expo

Paris Show 07: Suzuki launch at Paris Expo

Suzuki are launching their 2008 range at the Paris Show today (Thursday) including the new GSX-R600 and GSX-R750. Check back here at 10pm tonight (Thursday) to see all the information on the new...

New Ducati Monster spied testing

New Ducati Monster spied testing

This is the world’s first spy shot of the all-new 2008 Ducati Monster, caught in secret tests on an Italian race circuit. The Ducati Monster is set to get its first major redesign since it’s...

Aprilia SL750 Shivers ready to test ride

Aprilia SL750 Shivers ready to test ride

The first batch of Aprilia SL750 Shiver demo motorcycles are about to ride in the country for you to test ride. Dealer staff are riding the Aprilia SL 750 Shiver motorcycles back from Aprilia’s...

Honda previews new motorcycle models for Tokyo show

Honda previews new motorcycle models for Tokyo show

Honda has revealed a preview of the concept bikes it will show at next month’s Tokyo Motor Show. No less than three concept bikes are set to be shown. These are headed by the stunning Evo6 – a...

2008 Fireblade

Sorry guys, I love it. Believe me, in the flesh you will love it too. And yes I'm getting one of the first ones!

2008 Suzuki GSX-R600 colour options revealed

2008 Suzuki GSX-R600 colour options revealed

These are the colour schemes that will be available on the new-for 2008 Suzuki GSX-R600 motorcycle. See MCN today for all the information on the new Suzuki GSX-R600 motorcycle, which will be...

Dismount!

This was taken by a mate behind me at Zolder this year. The bike survived to do another session, hurt like hell the next day, slipt out on some oil. Lucky Lucky me!

Video: A Motocross bike from Benelli!

Check out our World exclusive video of Benelli’s brand new BX449 motocross bike, which we caught by chance, when we visited the Italian factory earlier this month. Better known for their superbikes and funky roadsters, Benelli’s new 52bhp, single-cylinder, 449cc competition off-roader features innovative ideas like a single-piece ‘monolith’ crankcase and a removable carbon fibre frame rail, which...

2008 Triumph motorcycle range revealed here

2008 Triumph motorcycle range revealed here

Triumph are due to launch their 2008 Triumph motorcycle range within the next few days. MCN will be adding each new Triumph motorcycle as details are released. By clicking on the...

Aprilia Mana 850 rolling off production lines

This official video from Aprilia shows the Mana 850 finally going into production after many years of development. The Piaggio-designed 850 v-twin has a semi-automatic gearbox, which can also be switched to a fully automatic mode (like a scooter). The automatic gearbox also has two settings - a touring mode for relaxed riding with earlier gear-changes, and a sport mode which allows the engine to...

First picture of the 2008 Suzuki GSX-R600

First picture of the 2008 Suzuki GSX-R600

This is the first picture of the new Suzuki GSX-R600 for 2008. It appears the first official photo of the bike has been released to Spanish magazine Solo Moto, which has put this picture on its...

Video: Ducati Desmosedici Test: First Verdict.

Video: Ducati Desmosedici Test: First Verdict.

MCN Road Tester Michael Neeves has been at Mugello for the first test of theDucati Desmosedici RR, and this video is your first chance to see how he rates the Ducati. You'll be able to read more of...

2008 Kawasaki 250cc Ninja - Hit or Miss?

2008 Kawasaki 250cc Ninja - Hit or Miss?

The first pictures of Kawasaki's forthcoming 2008 Ninja 250 motorcycle are circulating on the internet - and we can reveal it's just one element of a whole new range of 250cc, four-stroke...

Spy photos of new Kawasaki in Barcelona

Spy photos of new Kawasaki in Barcelona

Here are spy photos taken in Barcelona of a new Kawasaki model, seems to be a 250cc.

South African track day

South African track day

How's this for a track day in South Africa? www.track-daze.co.za