April

Aprilia RSV4 available from May 14

Aprilia RSV4 available from May 14

The awesome Aprilia RSV4 Factory superbike will make it’s UK debut on May 14 with 38 dealers across the country hosting open evenings dedicated to the RSV4 Factory. Guests will be able to view the...

All new Honda Goldwing will get Human Friendly Transmission

All new Honda Goldwing will get Human Friendly Transmission

A Honda insider has hinted that the new Honda Goldwing will have a long list of rider aids including airbags, ABS, a version of the Human-Friendly Transmission (HFT) or a motorcycle-specific...

Yamaha YBR250 commuter coming to UK

Yamaha YBR250 commuter coming to UK

Yamaha has just announced that the YBR250 commuter motorcycle is going on sale in the UK. The air-cooled four-stroke 250cc single is already available elsewhere in Europe, but Yamaha UK say there is...

Moto Morini 9 1/2 Sport

Moto Morini 9 1/2 Sport

Now stop with the jokes! A true Moto Morini! With the Spirit of the GREAT 3 1/2 Sport. A true motorcycle. For men only!

Bring the Honda VTR250 to the UK

Bring the Honda VTR250 to the UK

You had an interesting article on Honda's Ducati Monster copy, VTR250, in your 1 April newspaper.  At the end it said, "tell us what you think"... Kawasaki Ninja 250R v Honda VTR250 I'm really...

Kawasaki’s VN1700 Voyager, Classic and Classic Tourer pile on the tech

Kawasaki’s VN1700 Voyager, Classic and Classic Tourer pile on the tech

The eye might skim over Kawasaki’s new range of 1700 cruisers as business-as-usual Harley-clones, but they’re a hotbed of new technologies that take the cruiser genre forward, as we found out when we...

Benelli Jarno Racing Concept

Benelli Jarno Racing Concept

A bike with all the MotoGP characteristics, but that it will not never participate in competitions. In fact "Jarno" is only a Concept Racing, studied in order to render tribute to the Great...

Poll: Would you ride an electric bike?

Poll: Would you ride an electric bike?

MCN wants to find out what British bikers think about the issues facing motorcycling today. That's why from now on we'll be running weekly polls to gather your opinions on all aspects of...

Kawasaki surprise with new VN900 Light Tourer

Kawasaki surprise with new VN900 Light Tourer

Kawasaki has announced a surprise fourth new bike at the European launch of the VN1700. The VN900 Light Tourer adds a screen, passenger back rest, spot lights and saddlebags to extend the range of...

Triumph Thunderbird beats competition on price

Triumph Thunderbird beats competition on price

Triumph has announced prices for the new 1600cc Thunderbird cruiser – the most important bike the firm has made in years as it takes on the American market. Triumph Thunderbird launch centre Triumph...

Bimota DB7 Viamaggio

Bimota DB7 Viamaggio

Bimota's answer to the Ducati Streetfighter. Pure Italian style. Viamaggio is the name of a famous mountain road that the Italian riders love.

Apriila RSV4 Tuono mock-up

Apriila RSV4 Tuono mock-up

This is a rendering of the future Aprilia Tuono. Naked engine with 2 cylinders. What do you think? From www.motorenderin.com  

Three inline wheels better than two?

Three inline wheels better than two?

A Paris-based bike designer has come up with a new form of motorcycle – with three inline wheels. The idea is to keep all the fun and manoeuvreability of a two-wheeled bike, but make it harder to...

Jawa Californian 660

Jawa Californian 660

Are you sure that the bike you need is a superbike or a naked from 160 cv? What about a motorcycle that has a classic shape, is easy, inexpensive and can carry you to the sea...

Last stock of 2009 Yamaha R1 until July in dealers now

Last stock of 2009 Yamaha R1 until July in dealers now

The last remaining UK stock of Yamaha’s 2009 R1 is in dealers now with the next batch not arriving until July. Yamaha spokesman Simon Belton told MCN: “You can still go in to a dealer and buy a bike...

Zero launch electric supermoto with torque of a GSX-R750

Zero launch electric supermoto with torque of a GSX-R750

US bike firm Zero has launched a road-legal ‘high-performance supermoto’ that packs the torque of a GSX-R750 but costs less than a penny a mile to run. The silent-running electric Zero S - which costs...

Moto Guzzi Drago 1200 8V

Moto Guzzi Drago 1200 8V

Moto Guzzi streetfighter? Impossible? False!

Video: Norton NRV testing at Donington

Look at this video! New NRV looks hot!

First Aprilia Shiver GT arrives in the UK

First Aprilia Shiver GT arrives in the UK

On Yer Bike Aprilia has received the first 2009 Aprilia Shiver GT in the UK, and is on sale at £6499. Just one bike is available in maroon, and 0% finance over £36 months is also being offered with a...

Video: Aprilia RSV4 promo video

Video: Aprilia RSV4 promo video

Aprilia have released this classy promotional video to coincide with the world launch of the new Aprilia RSV4. Visit the Aprilia RSV4 launch centre Read the world first ride report on the...

Yamaha MT-02 concept idea

Yamaha MT-02 concept idea

A new concept dedicated to Yamaha. The MT-02 Concept is a proposal for the purest style cafè racer. Based on a V Twin 1000 already used for concept SAKURA, it wants to start a new trend for...

Aprilia RSV4 first ride

Aprilia RSV4 first ride

The Aprilia RSV4 launch took place at Misano in Italy. MCN's Michael Neeves was out there riding the RSV4 and reporting back with his impressions of Aprilia's new flagship...

Aprilia RSV4: countdown to first ride

Aprilia RSV4: countdown to first ride

It’s the night before the big day! Tomorrow I finally get to ride Aprilia's brand new RSV4 around Misano circuit in northern Italy. I still haven't actually seen one in the flesh yet, but they’ve got...