November

NEC Show: World’s first electric superbike unveiled

NEC Show: World’s first electric superbike unveiled

This is the first prototype of the world’s first electric road legal bike. The TTX01 has been unveiled at the 2008 NEC Bike Show by a team of British engineers and is due to go in to production in...

Poll: Should Aprilia put the Mana X into production

Poll: Should Aprilia put the Mana X into production

Aprilia recently unveiled the Mana X prototype at the Cologne Show - a wild flat-track style motorcycle based on the semi-automatic Aprilia Mana 850. As oppose to the plain, commuter style of the...

Video: Aprilia RSV4 road bike

MCN was granted exclusive access to the new Aprilia RSV4 superbike at the Noale factory last week and we were also able to get this video of the bike showing details of the 180bhp V4 machine. See pictures of the Aprilia RSV4 World Superbike racer The bike will not be on show at the NEC bike show so this will be the closest many people can get until the bike hits dealers in the middle of 2009. ...

Video: Ducati 1198 Promotional video

Just as we were all thinking the Ducati 1098 was the best V-twin ever, out of nowhere Ducati's 1198 appears and you can see it here in our video. Watch Troy Bayliss larking about on the new Ducati 1198 in their promotional video below and read the full article on the motorcycle in MCN, Wednesday, 26 November, 2008.

Vaillante MotoGP

Vaillante MotoGP

Between fiction and reality. The new French team for 2010 World MotoGP Champhionship. The VAILLANTE MotoGP V4 will be equipped by pneumatic valve engine, chassis completely in carbon fibre and...

Official BMW sketches show Lo-Rider's customisation potential

Official BMW sketches show Lo-Rider's customisation potential

BMW is choosing from twelve designs for the Lo-Rider concept, official sketches reveal, and the concept is designed to make personalising your bike easier than ever. BMW gave MCN access to the twelve...

Video: BMW S1000RR in action

Video: BMW S1000RR in action

BMW has released another video of it's road-going S1000RR superbike - this time undergoing testing at the Spanish Albacete circuit. The bike is covered in contour-deflecting black and white...

Gilera 600 Supersport & Streetracer

Gilera  600  Supersport & Streetracer

After the presentation of the new APRILIA Superbike, Piaggio Group want to throw again also the historic brand GILERA. In fact, I think in the first days of the 2009 it will come introduced...

Poll: Should BMW build the Lo-Rider?

Poll: Should BMW build the Lo-Rider?

BMW is looking for feedback on the Lo-Rider concept revealed at the Milan Show last week, so MCN has setup an online poll to see what you think. BMWs for sale The motorcycle is based on BMW’s...

Video: BMW S1000RR onboard footage

Video: BMW S1000RR onboard footage

BMW has released official onboard footage of the new S1000RR superbike testing at Oschersleben recently. BMWs for sale The bike appears to be testing on a public trackday, and is seen catching and...

Video: 2009 Aprilia RSV4 and Yamaha R1 take to the track

Video: 2009 Aprilia RSV4 and Yamaha R1 take to the track

We've got video of the 2009 Yamaha R1 and the Aprilia RSV4 in action for the first time with Max Biaggi, Ben Spies and Tom Sykes out on track at the Portimao circuit. The two machines have been...

Milan Show: BMW unveil Lo Rider concept

Milan Show: BMW unveil Lo Rider concept

This great looking bike, which is supposed to be a BMW concept bike, has just been unveiled at the Milan show. But the motorcycle looks so finished it could go into production within 18 months. Dubbed...

Milan Show: Husqvarna SMQ450

Milan Show: Husqvarna SMQ450

Husqvarna has just pulled the covers off the SMQ450 concept, a single-cylinder street bike that mixes vintage flavour and modern technology. The new motorcycle is based around Husqvarna's own...

Milan Show: Aprilia Mana X

Milan Show: Aprilia Mana X

Aprilia has revealed the Mana X- a wild flat-track style concept based on the semi-automatic Aprilia Mana 850. The Mana X uses the same 830cc v-twin from the Aprilia Mana 850, but instead of plain...

Milan Show: Bimota DB7 Oronero

Milan Show: Bimota DB7 Oronero

Bimota has just revealed the carbon-framed DB7 Oronero at the Milan show. The bike is based around the same basic design as the standard Bimota DB7 launched earlier this year, but is eight kilograms...

Ducati 1198 official pictures

Ducati 1198 official pictures

Ducati has just released official pictures of the new 1198, an updated version of the 1098 with the larger capacity engine from the 1098R. The new motorcycle retains most of the running rear and the...

Ducati Streetfighter 1098 latest

Ducati Streetfighter 1098 latest

The new Ducati Streetfighter will be among the most aggressive performing machines in the supernaked class, according to the latest info available. Ducati Streetfighter teaser video The Ducati...