April

Video: MCN goes pillion with James Toseland

James Toseland gave MCN an insight into the ability that sees him banging fairings with Casey Stoner with an exclusive pillion ride at Silverstone's Stow circuit. The reigning World Superbike champion did his best to scare our man witless and joked: "You've got to scare the man from MCN - it's the only chance I'll have to get my own back on you guys!". Watch the video below to get a feeling of how...

Triumph reveal matt black Speed Triple

Triumph reveal matt black Speed Triple

British motorcycle manufacturer Triumph has announced it is to release a matt black version of their 2008 Triumph Speed Triple. The 1050cc 2008 Speed Triple received only minor changes for 2008, among...

Picture Gallery: 2009 fuel injected motocross motorcycles

Picture Gallery: 2009 fuel injected motocross motorcycles

Fuel injection looks set to take the off-road world by storm with Honda, Husqvarna, Kawasaki and KTM joining Suzuki in ditching their carburettors on their 2009 production off-road motorcycles. The...

Video: Hear BMW S1000RR World Superbike prototype run

Video: Hear BMW S1000RR World Superbike prototype run

Following yesterday's press launch of the BMW S1000RR World Superbike motorcycle the firm has released this video of the new bike. Powered by an inline-four cylinder engine making over 220bhp in race...

MCN Daily 16/04/08: Your daily video motorcycle news

In episode 86 of the MCN Daily motorcycle news show police hunt a 150mph biker, MCN’s Deputy Editor Ped Baker is back from Morocco where he was trying out Yamaha’s new XT660Z Tenere, and James Toseland has silenced his critics.  Subscribe to this podcast with RSS  Subscribe with iTunes Check out the video below to catch up with all the news in just three minutes then email us here...

BMW officially unveils World Superbike contender

BMW officially unveils World Superbike contender

These are the first official pictures of BMW’s 2009 World Superbike (WSBK) contender, which was unveiled to a select group of journalists in Germany this morning. The motorcycle is named the S1000RR,...

Ducati Desmosedici RR in Coventry

Ducati Desmosedici RR in Coventry

Desmosedici RR road bike outside Ducati Coventry

Kawasaki reveal price of Ninja 250R

Kawasaki reveal price of Ninja 250R

Kawasaki has revealed that its Ninja 250R will cost £3299 on-the-road when it goes on sale late April. MCN reveal first pictures of the Ninja 250R The 249cc parallel twin is designed to round-out the...

MV Agusta Bestiale ready to go into production

MV Agusta Bestiale ready to go into production

The MV Agusta Bestiale concept motorcycle attracted lots of attention when it was unveiled at last year's Paris Show, and now finally it has been confirmed this radical conversion is to go into...

Malaguti brings back the 250 stroker

Malaguti brings back the 250 stroker

Tiny Italian independant manufacturer, Malaguti, seems to have sparked life in to the two stroke market with its new MR250, which was unveiled at the Tokyo Motorcycle Show. The Malaguti MR250 houses a...

The Futures Bright, The Futures Orange!

The Futures Bright, The Futures Orange!

After reading your write up on the KTM RC8 yesterday, 2nd April, I decided to go and have a look at one of the orange beasties in the flesh. On arriving at the KTM dealer in South Wales, Wayne...

Spy shots: Triumph's new twin

Spy shots: Triumph's new twin

These spy pictures reveal Triumph testing the almost-finished version of their parallel twin cruiser. The motorcycle is believed to be between 1820 and 1920cc, which puts the motorcycle in line with...

Buell 1125R notches up more racing success

Buell 1125R notches up more racing success

A Buell 1125R has finished on a race podium for the second time in two weeks. Video: Buell 1125R first ride Bruno Destoop rode the near-stock machine to second place in the first round of the ‘Top...