March

BMW S1000RR face revealed by spy shots

BMW S1000RR face revealed by spy shots

BMW’S S1000RR will have the firm’s trademark asymmetrical headlights, this new spyshot reveals. More info on the BMW S1000RR The latest picture from a German R1 forum shows a pair of partially...

Fancy a go on a 2009 Yamaha R1?

Fancy a go on a 2009 Yamaha R1?

MCN is looking for four or five experienced sportsbike riders to sample the new Yamaha R1’s rider-friendly power delivery. We want to see if it grunts out of slow corners in the hands of ordinary road...

Video: Ducati Streetfighter world first onboard footage

Video: Ducati Streetfighter world first onboard footage

MCN's Editor, Marc Potter rides the new Ducati Streetfighter around the Ascari circuit in Spain. "This bike is all about attitude and has tons of it," says Editor Marc Potter, "I still can’t get...

Bought a new Yamaha R1?

Bought a new Yamaha R1?

The new crossplane Yamaha R1 sportsbike has blitzed MCN track and road tests, but many riders, including our test team, report that it takes time to ‘get’ its unique power delivery. Video:...

Ducati Desmoscrambler 696

Ducati Desmoscrambler 696

The second basic proposal of Ducati's new "young range" could be a scrambler all purpose bike. Based on an L twin 696, it could be a entry level machine, but absolutely fun and easy to...

Aprilia RSV4 road test preview: From the horse's mouth

Aprilia RSV4 road test preview: From the horse's mouth

MCN finally gets to test the new Aprilia RSV4 tomorrow at its world launch. The 999c V4 superbike is one of the most eagerly awaited machines in years, and we’ll be riding it on Thursday 2 April...

Ducati Streetfighter weight revealed

Ducati Streetfighter weight revealed

Ducati Streetfighter project leader Giulio Malagoli has just revealed the new 155bhp bike's weight and the world press launch in Spain. More news, pictures and details of the Ducati...

Poll: Would you swap your sports bike for a KTM 990 SMT?

Poll: Would you swap your sports bike for a KTM 990 SMT?

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 biking. This...

First ride of Ducati Streetfighter today

First ride of Ducati Streetfighter today

We've just arrived at the hotel in preparation of the world launch of the Ducati StreetFighter at the Ascari circuit in Spain. Read the world first ride of the Ducati Streetfighter The standard...

Hope the Streetfighter is better than the Hypermotard!

Hope the Streetfighter is better than the Hypermotard!

I hope the Ducati Stretfighter is better than the Ducati Hypermotard. 60miles to a tank full of petrol, 135mph and thats with 2 grand chucked at it? In all 10,000 grands worth. 8...

Aprilia RSV4 road test preview

Aprilia RSV4 road test preview

MCN finally gets to test the new Aprilia RSV4 next week at its world launch. The 999c V4 superbike is one of the most eagerly awaited machines in years, and we’ll be riding it on Thursday 2 April at...

Ducati Streetfighter accessories revealed

Ducati Streetfighter accessories revealed

Ducati is letting us loose on the new 1098-engined Streetfighter on Wednesday but the firm has just released details of a host of tuning parts for the 155bhp naked bike. More news, pictures...

New Thunderbird first ride

New Thunderbird first ride

Mark Hoyer from Cycle World gives MCN a sneak preview of his first ride on the Thunderbird. Triumph Thunderbird launch centre "It’s an American-style bike with a British heart, in this case a rather...

Ducati Streetfighter - countdown to first ride

Ducati Streetfighter - countdown to first ride

MCN will be the first people in the world to ride the new 155bhp Ducati Streetfighter at the Ascari racetrack in Spain on Wednesday morning. Read the world first ride report on the Ducati...

Ducati Pantah 696

Ducati Pantah 696

In the immediate future, besides "TOP" models , Ducait should launch a more basic range of motorcycles. The PANTAH in past has been the symbol of Ducati. Less sophisticated and powerful...

New Norton rotary race bike testing at Donington

New Norton rotary race bike testing at Donington

MCN reader Richard Owen shot this new video and picture of the Norton NRV588 rotary race bike at Donington this week. The bike was testing on a public track day with factory rider Michael Dunlop, who...

Aprilia RSV4 launch centre

Aprilia RSV4 launch centre

Welcome to the MCN Launch centre for the new Aprilia RSV4. Here you can find all the information you could want about the new Aprilia V4 motorcycle. Remember to check back regularly as we will...