July

Free test ride on the new Piaggio Yourban LT 300.

Free test ride on the new Piaggio Yourban LT 300.

Piaggio are offering free tests rides on the new MP3 LT at 40 locations across the UK. The MP3 which requires just a car licence to drive was designed with scooter-commuters in mind and has two front...

Kawasaki ZX-10R in wiring harness recall

Kawasaki ZX-10R in wiring harness recall

Kawasaki is recalling all units of the 2011 Ninja ZX-10R due to a potential problem with the machine’s wiring harness. All registered owners are currently being contacted to arrange repairs of both...

Ariel back with £20,000 bespoke bikes

Ariel back with £20,000 bespoke bikes

British firm Ariel will return with a new road bike next year which will be built in Britain but use a Honda engine. Ariel's motorcycle-loving owner promises the bike will be "high-performance, fun to...

All-new Triumph Daytona 675 spotted near factory

All-new Triumph Daytona 675 spotted near factory

This is the all-new Triumph Daytona 675 which was spotted by an MCN reader testing on the roads near Triumph's Hinckley factory. The spy shots, taken on a mobile phone, show a comprehensively...

Bimota HDB-2 Sport Roadster

Bimota HDB-2 Sport Roadster

Thirty-five years later, the second model of the union between Bimota and Harley-Davidson. The HDB-2 with the V-Rod engine.

Ossa begin production of TR280i, the 'World's lightest Trial bike'

Ossa begin production of TR280i, the 'World's lightest Trial bike'

Spanish trial bike brand Ossa has begun production of its new 2011 'Worlds lightest Trial bike' the TR280i. The well renowned brand which re-entered the motorcycle world last year has made the...

KTM to make road racing debut

KTM to make road racing debut

KTM and MCN will be making road racing history at Oliver’s Mount, Scarborough this weekend, as Senior Road Tester Adam Child will be competing in the historic 'Cock of the North' meeting on board...

Harley-Davidson Switchback new for 2012

Harley-Davidson Switchback new for 2012

Harley-Davidson has just released details of its 2012 model range, which includes the new £13,499 Dyna Switchback – a custom convertible with removable hard panniers and screen. The idea is to provide...

First ride: Vyrus Moto2 bike

First ride: Vyrus Moto2 bike

Vyrus are testing their new Moto2 bike at Misano, so Senior Road Tester Michael Neeves has joined the Italian firm to ride the innovative bike on track. Here are his first impressions: 'This is one of...

All-new Triumph Daytona 675 spied

All-new Triumph Daytona 675 spied

This grainy picture is the first ever shot of the new Triumph Daytona 675. It was one of four pictures – including a much clearer side-on shot you can see in tomorrow’s MCN – taken by an MCN...

Rieju taking deposits on new “Duke Killer”

Rieju taking deposits on new “Duke Killer”

Catalan marque Rieju is taking deposits on a new, high spec. supermoto special, codenamed the "Duke Killer". Aimed at the same class of young riders as KTM’s recent 125 Duke (RRP £3495), the £3699...

Shock new Indians leak to MCN reader!

Shock new Indians leak to MCN reader!

Pictures of five new Indians and a production version of the radical Victory Core concept have leaked to MCN after a reader was unwittingly targeted by an online research firm. The six bikes -...

Taylor Mackenzie gets a KTM 125 Duke

Taylor Mackenzie gets a KTM 125 Duke

Current 125GP rising star Taylor Mackenzie took delivery of a brand new KTM 125 Duke at Donington Park yesterday (Wednesday), and was immediately out on track. Taylor only passed his CBT the previous...

MV Agusta F3 “Serie Oro” revealed

MV Agusta F3 “Serie Oro” revealed

MV Agusta’s top spec. “Serie Oro” edition of the upcoming F3 has been photographed for the first time. The exclusive special – rumoured to cost around £22,000 – will come with full Ohlins suspension,...

Yamaha introduce 0% finance on 600cc+ models

Yamaha introduce 0% finance on 600cc+ models

Yamaha has three new offers available at dealerships now; with the majority of scooters and motorcycles covered by the deal. Yamaha's models of 600cc and above can now be purchased with different...

MV slashes prices on older models

MV slashes prices on older models

MV Agusta has cut the cost of some of its bikes by up to £1400. The new ‘Green with MV’ deal means that machines like the F4 1078 RR 312 Biposto, F4 1078 RR 312 Mono, Brutale 1078 RR and Brutale 989...

German dealer beats BMW to Custom Concept reality

German dealer beats BMW to Custom Concept reality

German aftermarket parts specialists Wunderlich has beaten BMW to building a fully-working and road legal Custom Concept using a BMW HP2 Sport as the basis. BMW unveiled the Custom Concept (originally...

2012 Honda Goldwing – more details released

2012 Honda Goldwing – more details released

In addition to revised bodywork, suspension and sat-nav, Honda has now confirmed that the revised bikes will be available in red, blue, white and black with a range of accessories, such as built-in...

Motus durability tests the MST-01 in public on 'American Sport Tour'

Motus durability tests the MST-01 in public on 'American Sport Tour'

American sports-tourer start-up Motus has announced plans to very publicly test/demonstrate the durability of its MST-01 on a 7,000-mile trans-USA tour. Prototypes of the 161bhp V4 sports-tourer will...

'It is a joy to be policed by Aprilia Mana GTs' say happy, productive citizens of Chongqing [REDACTED]

'It is a joy to be policed by Aprilia Mana GTs' say happy, productive citizens of Chongqing [REDACTED]

Aprilia has secured a landmark deal with China, allowing it to ethically dispose of a large number of Mana 850 GTs. 30 of the twist-and-go middleweights – a year's-worth of sales in the UK – have...

New Honda Vision due next month

New Honda Vision due next month

Honda has announced its new Vision 110 scooter will be arriving in dealers next month at a price of £1800. With its fuel-injected 110cc engine, the Vision is set to replace Honda’s existing Lead 110.

Jawa releases new 350 Sport

Jawa releases new 350 Sport

This is the new 350 Sport from Jawa. Based on the existing 350 Classic, the Sport gets the same two cylinder, air-cooled, two-stroke engine, displacing 343.5cc and producing 23.6 ftlb. The Sport,...

First picture: New Husqvarna Nuda 900R

First picture: New Husqvarna Nuda 900R

This is the world first picture of the new Husqvarna Nuda 900R, taken at the official unveiling in Germany minutes ago. And yes, it’s called the Nuda. It’s powered by a heavily worked-on version of...

New BMWs to feature raft of safety tech

New BMWs to feature raft of safety tech

MCN's senior reporter Andy Downes is in Germany for the launch of a range of as yet undisclosed BMW technology. Though some will inevitably be pie-in-the-sky concept ideas, it's thought much of the...

KTM plans multiple new Duke models

KTM plans multiple new Duke models

KTM is months from unveiling a new Duke 690 with both 250 AND 350 versions under development as models the Austrian firm hopes can attract new, younger riders to motorcycling. The firm has also...

Spied: BMW R1200GS with Ohlins electronic suspension

Spied: BMW R1200GS with Ohlins electronic suspension

MCN’s spies have captured a BMW R1200GS sporting a new Multistrada-style Ohlins electronic suspension system. The development mule was caught near Ohlins headquarters sporting a version of the Swedish...