March

Suzuki set to be first with production fuel cell motorcycle

Suzuki set to be first with production fuel cell motorcycle

Suzuki and British firm Intelligent Energy have announced an extension of their agreement to develop hydrogen fuel-cell motorcycles with the intention of creating a production-ready hydrogen-powered...

Vote in our poll, do you prefer monocoques or conventional frames?

Vote in our poll, do you prefer monocoques or conventional frames?

Sportscar manufacturer Lotus has revealed the design of a motorcycle design, which was set to revolutionise chassis. The theory of a monocoque is to dispense of the usual frame and replace it with...

MCN Daily 25/03/08: Your daily video motorcycle news

In episode 71 of the MCN Daily motorcycle news show we hear David Cameron ignores traffic laws while cycling, Michael Schumacher proves he is good on two wheels and BSB testing falls victim to the weather.  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 to let us...

My new GSX-R750 - better than I'd hope for

It was a cold wet saturday afternoon but that did not stop me going to pick up my new K8 GSX-R750. I was trading up from a K6 GSX-R600 and I must admit that this new bike had a lot to live up to. As soon as I left the dealer I could feel the bike still felt as comfy and precise as the bike i had just left behind. As it was wet and blowing a gale I had the excuse to...

Prague 2008

Prague 2008

I was over in Prague for a stag party when I happend to spot a group of bikers coming out of the underground station all carrying what looked like newly purchased motorcycle lids. I followed the trail...

Video: Production starts on Ducati Monster 696

Video: Production starts on Ducati Monster 696

Ducati has started pre-production of the new Monster 696. The firm's boss, Gabriele Del Torchio, posted this video on the firm's Desmoblog website showing the first bikes being...

2008 Aprilia Tuono colours revealed

2008 Aprilia Tuono colours revealed

Aprilia has released these pictures of the 2008-spec Tuono 1000 in new silver and orange colour schemes. In a break with Aprilia’s usual trend of painting their motorcycles in lairy colours with bold...

Get exclusive Suzuki GSX-R750 wallpapers on your mobile

Get exclusive Suzuki GSX-R750 wallpapers on your mobile

Fancy getting a fantastic picture of the 2008 Suzuki GSX-R750 on your mobile? Well here's your chance courtesy of MCN and Suzuki. Simply choose which of the three pictures from the right you want, or...

Riders rush to buy the KTM RC8

Riders rush to buy the KTM RC8

KTM has already pre-sold 180 of the 350 RC8’s destined to come to the UK. The motorcycle has been causing quite a stir since it was introduced last year so it is no surprise it is selling well. Watch...

Wet weather leaves '08 bikes un-collected

Wet weather leaves '08 bikes un-collected

Scotland’s weather isn’t known for being the most forgiving, but a particularly unpleasant start to March has impacted deliveries of new motorcycles in the country. Dealers who had geared up for the...

Sbarro reveals four-wheeled motorcycle

Sbarro reveals four-wheeled motorcycle

Geneva-based designer Franco Sbarro has revealed the Pendolauto concept bike at the annual Geneva Motor Show. The four-wheeled leaning "bike" uses independent front and rear suspension to allow it to...

Four-wheeled "motorcycle" due for launch this week

Four-wheeled "motorcycle" due for launch this week

This four-wheeled tilting motorcycle is set to be unveiled this week at the Geneva motor show. Created by madcap Swiss design firm Sbarro - famous in the past for its prototype bikes built around...

New Sachs SX1 Scooter

New Sachs SX1 Scooter

Sachs has released a new learner-legal 50cc sport scooter – the SX1. The scooter features halogen and LED lights at the front and an LED light cluster at the rear. The SX1 has 12” tri-spoke alloy...

Honda DN-01 price announced

Honda DN-01 price announced

Honda has announced the price of its new DN-01 automatic motorcycle - but only in Japan. Over there, the innovative machine with its hydraulic drive system will cost 1,239,000 Yen, which translates to...