May

Royal Enfield Bullet Scrambler

Royal Enfield Bullet Scrambler

Royal Enfield for the western market, with new chassis and greater dimensions. The first should be this - the Bullet Scrambler 500.

MAC Motorcycles - a new British manufacturer appears

MAC Motorcycles - a new British manufacturer appears

New British motorcycle manufacturer, Mac Motorcycles, is gearing up to start producing a range of 500cc single cylinder bikes. Designed over the past nine months the bikes are set to use a 500cc Buell...

Benelli's rival for the Honda Hornet, Triumph Street Triple and BMW F800R

Benelli's rival for the Honda Hornet, Triumph Street Triple and BMW F800R

MCN’s senior road tester Michael Neeves has seen Benelli's new roadster – a bike that looks set to rival Honda's Hornet, Triumph's Street Triple and BMW's F800R. The new parallel-twin Benelli will...

New BMW S1000RR video

Check out this new YouTube video of BMW's S1000RR Superbike. It includes: intro, start and rev, walk around, tech and design overview. Also, see the asymmetrical headlights in action.  

Zero surprise with all-inclusive UK price for electric Supermoto

Zero surprise with all-inclusive UK price for electric Supermoto

US electric bike manufacturer Zero says it’ll ship its Zero S supermoto to your door for £8,874. It certainly puts the four-wheeled equivalent – the similarly leading-edge but £65,000 Tesla roadster –...

Ducati 989R Desmofighter

Ducati 989R Desmofighter

How surprisingly would it be if the new Ducati at EIMA 2009 was this - an incredible DESMOFIGHTER based on the technical part of Desmosedici RR. A Definitive Naked from 200 CV, a...

Moriwaki Moto2 bike on track

Moriwaki Moto2 bike on track

Japanese tuner Moriwaki track tested its Moto2 MD600 at Suzuka in Japan for the first time last week as it prepares to sell kits to racing teams. Moto2 will be replacing the 250cc two-stroke racing...

Triumph Hurricat 1700

Triumph Hurricat 1700

If the new Thunderbird seems too classic for you and you want something much more exciting, how about this - the Hurricat 1700!

BMW S1000RR takes to North West 200 course

BMW S1000RR takes to North West 200 course

BMW's S1000RR superbike has taken to the roads on the North West 200 course - the first time the road bike has made an appearance in the UK. BMW's new superbike had a police escort for the outing and...

Motoczysz TTXGP racer on the dyno: it's real! It sounds alright!

Motoczysz TTXGP racer on the dyno: it's real! It sounds alright!

Sceptics who feared MotoCzysz might not be able to deliver its electric TTXGP racer in time for the race behold: it's the E1PC testing on the dyno. And what a lovely sight and sound the couple...

BMW mark half-millionth GS with special edition R1200

BMW mark half-millionth GS with special edition R1200

BMW has made an incredible 500,000 GS-badged motorcycles since the original R80G/S in 1980. To celebrate it's launching a special edition of the R1200GS featuring a suite of tasty extras at a...

Suzuki Katana 1000

Suzuki Katana 1000

Suzuki's answer to the new streetfighters will be very very cutting edge! (get it?) Based on the Suzuki GSX-R1000 K9, the SuperKatana would be the fastest naked on the market.

Triumph announce Thunderbird prices

Triumph announce Thunderbird prices

Triumph have revealed the pricing structure for the various incarnations of their new Thunderbird.  Triumph Thunderbird launch centre Read the Triumph Thunderbird first ride report Video:...

BMW S1000RR spotted at NW200

BMW S1000RR spotted at NW200

An eagle-eyed www.motorcyclenews.com user has spotted a BMW S1000RR road bike inside the BMW display area as they were setting up for this weekend's North West 200 race. The arrival of the bike just a...

Reborn bike firm JAP asks MCN readers: “Name our bike”

Reborn bike firm JAP asks MCN readers: “Name our bike”

British engine firm and one-time bike manufacturer JAP is back after 101 years in the wilderness and they want your help naming their new bike. They’re building an exclusive range of bikes based...

Triumph Thunderbirds spotted in Barcelona

Triumph Thunderbirds spotted in Barcelona

A www.motorcyclenews.com user attending the Barcelona Formula One race has spotted a fleet of brand new Triumph Thunderbird cruisers at his hotel in Spain. Triumph Thunderbird launch centre Along...

Video: BMW S1000RR walk-around

Video: BMW S1000RR walk-around

MCN's Phil West explains some of the details and technical features of the new BMW S1000RR at the world launch at Monza, Italy.  BMW S1000RR officially unveiled WSB star says road riders will...

WSB star says road riders will love new BMW S1000RR

WSB star says road riders will love new BMW S1000RR

Ex-WSB champion and team leader of BMW’s WSB racing effort with the firm’s stunning new S1000RR Troy Corser says road riders will be very impressed with the production version of the new...

BMW S1000RR will match Japanese on price

BMW S1000RR will match Japanese on price

BMW’s stunning new S1000RR superbike, which the German firm has just officially unveiled at Monza, is set to compete head-on with it’s Japanese rivals not just in performance – but price too. Video:...

BMW S1000RR officially unveiled

BMW S1000RR officially unveiled

BMW have officially revealed their new S1000RR at the Monza WSB round in Italy. MCN's Phil West is at the unveiling and has sent back initial images and details on the new machine.  BMW...

Limited edition Triumph Daytona 675 in dealers now

Limited edition Triumph Daytona 675 in dealers now

More than 30 Triumph dealers across the country have taken delivery of the blue and white Daytona 675SE – shown in MCN for the first time last week. Triumph dealers Jack Lilley are among those with a...

24-hours till unveiling of BMW S1000RR superbike

24-hours till unveiling of BMW S1000RR superbike

BMW will be taking the wraps off the all-new and much anticipated S1000RR superbike in just 24 hours from now – two years after MCN brought you the scoop that a BMW 1000cc superbike rival was on the...

BMW release limited edition ‘Pikes Peak’ Megamoto.

BMW release  limited edition ‘Pikes Peak’ Megamoto.

Is this the most awesome production supermoto ever? It’s the brand new BMW HP2 Megamoto ‘Pikes Peak edition’ of which just 40 are being built for the Japanese market. Built to commemorate the firm’s...

BMW S1000RR launch: One day to go!

BMW S1000RR launch: One day to go!

With just one day to go before the eagerly awaited world unveiling of BMW’s much anticipated S1000RR at Monza, word is coming through that it looks set to be one of the most sophisticated...

Triumph Daytona 675 SE selling fast

Triumph Daytona 675 SE selling fast

The first Triumph Daytona SE stocked by Jack Lilley Triumph has sold within days of being released. The Middlesex-based dealership has been inundated with riders checking out the special edition...

Suzuki release three limited edition models

Suzuki release three limited edition models

Suzuki has launched three limited edition white bikes, including this stunning GSX-R1000 with white and silver paint scheme and gold wheels. The Japanese manufacture has released just 100 of these...

Ducati Streetfighter and Aprilia RSV4 hit showrooms

Ducati Streetfighter and Aprilia RSV4 hit showrooms

The hotly anticipated Ducati Streetfighter and Aprilia RSV4 Factory will be launched in UK dealerships this week. The 155hp Streetfighter will make its debut on Saturday May 9, while the Aprilia will...

Triumph Daytona 675 SE in stock now

Triumph Daytona 675 SE in stock now

Jack Lilley Triumph has got one of the first Daytona 675 SE limited edition bikes on sale now - just a day after it's release. Only 160 of the pearl white bikes with blue frames and swingarms will be...

World exclusive: BMW S1000RR road bike revealed at Jerez

World exclusive: BMW S1000RR road bike revealed at Jerez

BMW have revealed their S1000RR road bike in undisguised, finished form at the Jerez MotoGP round. The bike wased as safety bike for the MotoGP race weekend in a surprise public appearance...

Triumph release limited edition Daytona 675

Triumph release limited edition Daytona 675

This stunning limited-edition Daytona 675SE is the latest model from Triumph – with pearlescent white bodywork, blue frame, swingarm and subframe costs just £150 more than the standard bike. The...