July

Poll: What would make you fall in love with 600cc sports bikes?

Poll: What would make you fall in love with 600cc sports bikes?

New 600cc sportsbike sales have fallen through the floor. What would make you fall in love them again? pollcomment

BMW launches e Scooter at London Olympics

BMW launches e Scooter at London Olympics

  BMW has unveiled the new C Evolution electric scooter as an alternative to the BMW C600 Sport and C650 GT. The new BMW promises 14bhp of continuous output and 46bhp peak output. The top speed...

Most advanced BMW S1000RR revealed

Most advanced BMW S1000RR revealed

BMW has officially unveiled the new BMW S1000RR HP4 which has the world’s most advanced semi-active suspension system. The HP4 is an S1000RR with the BMW Dynamic Damping Control (DDC) along with a...

Audi SC-1 super scooter concept

Audi SC-1 super scooter concept

Here's my idea for an Audi super scooter, developed in conjunction with Ducati.

Triumph Tiger Explorer 1200 sales beat BMW R1200GS

Triumph Tiger Explorer 1200 sales beat BMW R1200GS

The new Triumph Tiger Explorer 1200 has beaten its arch rival the BMW R1200GS into second place in the latest sales charts. Figures just released by the Motorcycle Industry Association show 806 of...

First race prepared MV Agusta F3 unveiled

First race prepared MV Agusta F3 unveiled

This MV Agusta F3 is the first race-prepared F3, built by British firm WPR Racing with development from the Italian factory. The bike is set to make its debut this year with Thundersport GB, before a...

Poll: What is your ideal capacity for a Japanese sports bike?

Poll: What is your ideal capacity for a Japanese sports bike?

600cc supersport bikes were once championed as the perfect bikes to tackle Britain's twisty, undulating back roads. But recent sales figures show a surprising lack of interest in the supersport...

Poll: What puts UK Fireblade buyers off ABS?

Poll: What puts UK Fireblade buyers off ABS?

Quick question for you: how many new Fireblades were sold in Germany without ABS last year? Answer: none. Every single one bought was the ABS-equipped model. For Britain, 35% of Blades had ABS, in...

New Suzuki Inazuma 250 details confirmed

New Suzuki Inazuma 250 details confirmed

Suzuki’s new 250 commuter, the twin-cylinder Inazuma will go on sale from September priced a competitive £3499 OTR and capable of 85mpg, it has been confirmed. The all-new, liquid-cooled roadster,...

Husqvarna TR650 Strada and Terra revealed

Husqvarna TR650 Strada and Terra revealed

The Husqvarna TR650 Strada and TR650 Terra are two new models from Husqvarna which are expected in UK dealers around September/October. They're essentially the same bike, with the Strada the more...

Poll: Which 2013 bike are you most looking forward to?

Poll: Which 2013 bike are you most looking forward to?

After weeks of extracting information from industry sources and sending spy photographers around the world, MCN will next week reveal every major new 2013 bike. So which of the biggest models listed...

BMW makes ABS standard on all new models

BMW makes ABS standard on all new models

All new BMW motorcycles will come with ABS as standard when the 2013 models go on sale. BMW has opted to fit all their models with ABS from 2013 due to the European Union's requirement that all...

Poll: Tempted by a Chinese bike?

Poll: Tempted by a Chinese bike?

According to figures from the Motorcycle Industry Association, by the end of July new Chinese bikes will outsell new Japanese machines in the UK for the first time ever, mostly as mopeds or...

KTM Moto3 customer racer for 2013 revealed

KTM Moto3 customer racer for 2013 revealed

KTM will make a production Moto3 racer available to the public for 2013, priced at roughly £35,000 excluding VAT. The customer Moto3 machine will differ slightly to the current factory machine...

Rieju MRT50 Pro Competition - the world's fastest 'standard' 50

Rieju MRT50 Pro Competition - the world's fastest 'standard' 50

Making 15bhp from a tuned 50cc engine, the Rieju MRT50 Pro Competition should be the fastest 50cc bike on the road. To put that into perespective it makes the same power as the four-stroke Aprilia RS4...

New BMW F700GS and F800GS revealed

New BMW F700GS and F800GS revealed

BMW has revealed the new F700GS, which is actually just an updated F650GS, as well as an updated F800GS. The new bike is essentially a restyled and updated F650GS, with the capacity staying the same...

Poll: Would you buy an MV Agusta?

Poll: Would you buy an MV Agusta?

Next week's MCN (out July 11) features the world first ride of MV's new Brutale 675. It's a three-cylinder, 120bhp naked bike that's pitched at Triumph's Street Triple R. Price is expected to by under...