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MCN Daily 29-05-08: Your daily video motorcycle news

In episode 114 of the MCN Daily motorcycle news show Valentino Rossi says he will not retire in 2009 and the Yamaha Tenere is available in the UK.  Check out the video above to catch up with all the news in just three minutes.

Yamaha XT660Z Tenere available in Yamaha dealers

Yamaha XT660Z Tenere available in Yamaha dealers

Yamaha’s XT660Z Tenere motorcycle is now available through Yamaha's UK dealer network, priced at £4,899 excluding registration and road taxes. First ride: Yamaha Tenere pre-launch report The...

First pictures of Aprilia RSV4 motorcycle in road trim

First pictures of Aprilia RSV4 motorcycle in road trim

These pictures are the first showing the new Aprilia RSV4 motorcycle in road trim and almost complete. Video: Aprilia RSV4 launch The pictures broke earlier today on an Aprilia...

Picture gallery: 50th anniversary Triumph Bonnevilles

Picture gallery: 50th anniversary Triumph Bonnevilles

Triumph is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Bonneville this year, and to celebrate two limited edition Bonnevilles have been designed by Belstaff and Ewan McGregor. The Belstaff Bonneville is...

Race replica paintjobs unveiled for Yamaha scooters

Race replica paintjobs unveiled for Yamaha scooters

Yamaha is gearing up to look after its younger buyers, by launching a range of race replica paintjobs for its Aerox R and Jog RR scooters. Paint schemes available include a Fiat Yamaha replica in...

Video: Honda plans dual-clutch gearbox

Motorcycles are set to join the gearbox revolution that has hit the car world, with Honda preparing to unleash dual-clutch semi-automatic technology for motorcycles. Dual-clutch gearboxs have been around for cars since 2003 and now Honda are the first bike maker to show an interest in the system, hoping to install it into an inline four-cylinder sports bike engine. Skip the video to the...

Picture gallery: Royal Enfield Woodsman

Picture gallery: Royal Enfield Woodsman

Royal Enfield has just released another variant of their Bullet, the Royal Enfield Woodsman in the style of retro trail bikes. Just like Triumph did with the Triumph Scrambler. The 499cc single...

Derbi’s motorcycle/bicycle hybrid

Derbi’s motorcycle/bicycle hybrid

This week’s MotOh show in Barcelona saw the first showing of Derbi’s latest concept motorcycle – a machine that’s part motorcycle, part mountain bike. Called the DH2.0 – DH stands for Down Hill –...

Honda CB1000R due to go on sale July 4

Honda CB1000R due to go on sale July 4

Honda’s CB1000R is scheduled to go on sale in dealers on July 4, following a successful European launch in April. Video: Honda CB1000R first ride The Honda CB1000R would be available in...

MCN Daily 08/05/08: Your daily video motorcycle news

In episode 101 of the MCN Daily motorcycle news show Bikesure launches a new insurance scheme, Jorge Lorenzo is facing a tough fight to be fit for Le Mans and Chaz Davies may ride in MotoGP this season.  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 know what you...

Husqvarna reveal TE310 and TC450 for 2009

Husqvarna reveal TE310 and TC450 for 2009

Husqvarna has revealed new enduro models for 2009 – the TC 450 and the TE310. The all new Husqvarna TE310 takes Husqvarnas range of four stroke enduro motorcycles to four models. Both the TE 310 and...

Roehr announce completion of pre production 1250sc

Roehr announce completion of pre production 1250sc

American motorcycle manufacturer Roehr has announced the completion of its pre production run of the Roehr 1250sc. The Roehr 1250sc uses a Harley Davidson V-Rod engine. The 1250sc uses quality...

Video: Custom Ducati goes into production

Custom motorcycle designer Jens vom Brauck has decided to put his Moto Scrambler Ducati special into production. Vom Brauck was crowned winner of the Design Your Dream Ducati competition in 2004 and we have already ridden the special that the new bike is based on. Watch the video to above to see the Scrambler in action and the video on the right to see one of his...

MCN Daily 02/05/08: Your daily video motorcycle news

In episode 98 of the MCN Daily motorcycle news show James Toseland is not too worried about finishing 13th in Shanghai, Jorge Lorenzo is a doubt for this weekend’s Chinese MotoGP and Harley are to put the XR1200 into full production.  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...

Full production of Harley’s XR1200 is underway

Full production of Harley’s XR1200 is underway

Production of Harley Davidson’s XR1200 kicked off at the firm’s manufacturing facility in Missouri yesterday. The model is one of the most significant motorcycles produced by the manufacturer because...