November

Milan Show: New BMW LT is six-cylinder

Milan Show: New BMW LT is six-cylinder

BMW have just revealed a concept bike at the Milan Show which features a six-cylinder engine that will appear in next year’s LT grand tourer. BMW hinted that the concept bike itself is something of a...

Is this the new Guzzi Le Mans?

Is this the new Guzzi Le Mans?

UPDATE: Moto Guzzi concepts REVEALED - '80% production ready' Moto Guzzi look set to unveil a brand new concept bike at the Milan Show, which could pave the way for an all-new version of its...

Milan Show: Other new Ducati UK prices

Milan Show: Other new Ducati UK prices

MCN has exclusively revealed the UK price for the new Ducati Multistrada 1200 today, and we’ve also been given an indication of UK prices for the other models launched yesterday.  Ducati held...

Milan show: 2010 Ducati Multistrada 1200 to cost £10,995

Milan show: 2010 Ducati Multistrada 1200 to cost £10,995

Ducati's UK Manager Tim Maccabee has confirmed to MCN that the new Ducati Multistrada 1200 will retail for £10,995 on the road. The 150bhp GS rival was officially launched in all three of its 2010...

Milan Show: 2010 Ducati Hypermotard Evo SP first pics and video

Milan Show: 2010 Ducati Hypermotard Evo SP first pics and video

MCN man Andy Downes is currently in a Ducati press conference at the Milan Show, where the company's chiefs are revealing the 2010 range. Downes has just sent back first details of the new 1100...

Milan show: 2010 1198r Ducati Corse Special Edition

Milan show: 2010 1198r Ducati Corse Special Edition

MCN man Andy Downes is currently in a Ducati press conference at the Milan Show, where the company's chiefs are revealing the 2010 range. Downes has sent back first details: "The bike you see here is...

Milan Show: New 2010 Ducati Hypermotard 1100 Evo SP

Milan Show: New 2010 Ducati Hypermotard 1100 Evo SP

Today is the final set-up day before the Milan Bike Show opens to the world’s press tomorrow. On the off-chance I might see some new bikes I managed to sneak in, and have just seen the new Ducati...

Milan Show: 2010 Ducati Multistrada 1200 attacks BMW R1200GS head-on

Milan Show: 2010 Ducati Multistrada 1200 attacks BMW R1200GS head-on

Ducati is aiming the new Multistrada 1200 at the heart of the BMW R1200GS but has given the motorcycle an ultra-modern twist and 150bhp. The Multistrada is one of the most hotly-anticipated new...

2010 Aprilia Dorsoduro Factory introduced

2010 Aprilia Dorsoduro Factory introduced

Aprilia is introducing the Dorsoduro Factory for 2010 - an upgraded version of the Dorsoduro which will continue to be available. Find an Aprilia for sale The Dorsoduro Factory will go head to head...

Aprilia Shiver 750 revised for 2010

Aprilia Shiver 750 revised for 2010

The Shiver 750 is widely regarded as a good bike, but rivals like the Triumph Street Triple have beaten the bike both in back-to-back tests and in sales.  Find an Aprilia Shiver 750 for...

Husqvarna to launch twin-cam supermoto

Rumours at the Stoneleigh Dirt Bike Show are that Husqvarna will launch a brand new SM630 supermoto at the Milan Show. The 600cc engine is to be based on the existing design but is thought to feature a twin-cam top end for more power across the range. Estimates suggest the new engine will deliver between 15-20bhp more. Husqvarna is also expected to launch a new small-capacity off-road machine...

Ural launch ‘Red October’ sidecar

Ural launch ‘Red October’ sidecar

This is Russian manufacturer Ural’s new, limited edition 'Red October' sidecar combination – which just goes to prove that Russians do have a sense of humour, after all. Produced at the request of its...

Electric superbike launched with new video

The company that built the world’s first electric superbike has unveiled the machine at the SEMA tuning show in the US. The company has produced a new video of the bike to accompany the launch. The Mavizen – which was first shown in MCN two weeks ago – is based around a KTM RC8. It has a lithium-ion battery, and a claimed top speed of 131mph. The bike’s expected to cost about £25,000 in...

New fuel-injected RMZ250 breaks cover

New fuel-injected RMZ250 breaks cover

Visitors to the Dirt Bike Show at Stoneleigh got their first public glimpse of the 2010 Suzuki RMZ250 – the first MX2 race bike equipped with electronic fuel injection. The 2010 &7mm bore x...

World premier: Sherco st2.9 trials bike

World premier: Sherco st2.9 trials bike

Sherco launched their all-new st2.9 trials bike at the Dirt Bike Show, Stoneleigh today. The 290cc two-stroke single had not even been shown to the Spanish press and fans when the UK importer, Malcolm...

Sherco’s new 300cc enduro

Sherco’s new 300cc enduro

Sherco have developed a new 300cc fuel-injected enduro machine to suit the trail rider. The SE 3.0i-f was launched at the Dirt Bike Show, Stoneleigh today. Sherco’s Martin Rathmell told MCN: “The new...

KTM’s new cross-country quad

KTM’s new cross-country quad

KTM unveiled its new road-legal, cross-country quad at the Stoneleigh Dirt Bike Show today. Dubbed the 525XC ATV it features a revised version of the race-bred single-cylinder engine used in KTM’s...

First glimpse of Husqvarna’s 2010 125 two-strokes

First glimpse of Husqvarna’s 2010 125 two-strokes

It is several months since Husqvarna launched their 2010 range of off-road machines but visitors at the Dirt Bike Show, Stoneleigh today got their first look at the firm’s CR125 and WR125 two-strokes...

New Husaberg FE390 enduro

New Husaberg FE390 enduro

Husaberg launched its brand new FE390 enduro machine for the first time in the UK at the Dirt Bike Show, Stoneleigh Park yesterday. The 393.3cc four-valve, four-stroke, fuel-injected, six-speed,...

My new Moto Guzzi designs

My new Moto Guzzi designs

Here are my designs for three new Moto Guzzis. Based on the 1200 eight-valve engine are the fully faired Daytona R, the half faired Daytona S and the naked Sport 8V.

Spot the difference: 2007 Vs 2010 R1200 GS Adventure

Spot the difference: 2007 Vs 2010 R1200 GS Adventure

BMW are claiming there are a multitude of changes to the new R1200GS but we reckon its going to take a pretty keen eye to spot all of the changes. How do you think you can do. The new BMW R1200GS has...

BMW R1200RT gets twin cam motor for 2010

BMW R1200RT gets twin cam motor for 2010

The BMW R1200RT is getting a new double overhead camshaft engine in common with the new BMW R1200GS with more power and a better fairing for even better comfort. BMW motorcycles for sale The R1200RT...

2010 BMW R1200GS and R1200GS Adventure first official photographs

2010 BMW R1200GS and R1200GS Adventure first official photographs

BMW's massive-selling R1200GS has been given an engine overhaul for 2010 as the firm attempts to keep the bike at the top of the sales league and head-off opposition from rivals. The 2010 BMW R1200GS...

New Rieju RS3 125 to be launched at Milan - UPDATED

New Rieju RS3 125 to be launched at Milan - UPDATED

MCN has just received full technical details of Rieju’s new RS3 sports 125 which is due to be officially unveiled at the Milan Show next week (Nov 9). These images show how the new bike, which...