June

Tweaks to Suzuki motocrossers

Tweaks to Suzuki motocrossers

Suzuki has updated its RM-Z250 and 450 competition off-roaders with new piston and suspension components for 2013. Pistons have been made lighter, improving throttle response according to Suzuki.

Spied: New Ducati Hypermotard and Multistrada?

Spied: New Ducati Hypermotard and Multistrada?

A second spy shot of a new water-cooled Ducati Hypermotard testing near the Bologna factory in northern Italy has led Ducati insiders to hint there will be two new bikes arriving. The prototype...

Updates for 2013 Husqvarna off-road range

Updates for 2013 Husqvarna off-road range

Husqvarna has revealed updates to two of its biggest selling enduro bikes along with a host of smaller changes to the rest of the range. The TE250R and 310R both get a new cylinder head and throttle...

Poll: Which cruiser would you take for a test ride?

Poll: Which cruiser would you take for a test ride?

In next week's MCN there's a comprehensive buyer's guide and celebration of Triumph's Thunderbird. We want to get an idea of which cruisers (if any) the users of www.motorcyclenews.com would consider...

Triumph Trophy 1200 revealed

Triumph Trophy 1200 revealed

Triumph have just unveiled the new Trophy Tourer. The full report will be in next week's MCN (out Wednesday June 27), but in the meantime here are the raw facts from Triumph's press...

Video: Horex VR6 in action

Video: Horex VR6 in action

Video released by new German manufacturer Horex shows their V6-engined VR6 on the road in what appears to be showroom-ready form. The video gives the first glimpse at the sound of the unique 1218cc...

Win a Triumph Street Triple at Triumph open day

Win a Triumph Street Triple at Triumph open day

Triumph is putting a new Street Triple up for grabs for all who pre-register for the annual open day on July 14. The open day takes place at all UK Triumph dealers and customers who pre-register will...

Video: Touratech Husqvarna Nuda X-Cross at the Erzberg

Video: Touratech Husqvarna Nuda X-Cross at the Erzberg

Touratech recently unveiled their hotted-up Husqvarna Nuda X-Cross to promote the Erzberg Enduro and the bike was used during the Iron Road Prologue at Erzberg. The standard Nuda has been upgraded...

Poll: Are Triumph right to follow BMW so closely?

Poll: Are Triumph right to follow BMW so closely?

The new Triumph Trophy 1200 will be revealed this Friday evening here on www.motorcyclenews.com, but thanks to spy shots we already have a very good idea what it will look like: a BMW R1200RT crossed...

Bimota BB-3 Paura concept

Bimota BB-3  Paura concept

Here's my concept for a new naked Bimota using the BMW S1000RR engine.

Crystal White Triumph Explorer

Crystal White Triumph Explorer

Is this the first Crystal White Triumph Explorer? Supplied by North City Triumph, paint by Dream Machine. Pannier brackets, rack/hand holds and rear hangers all colour coded to match the frame. What...

Bimota BB-2 concept

Bimota BB-2 concept

Here's my concept for a new Bimota superbike, powered by a BMW S1000RR engine.

Honda CBR250R gets race kit

Honda CBR250R gets race kit

After last year's European Junior Cup race series used Kawasaki Ninja 250s, Honda has decided to give their own 250cc commuter a track makeover. While the standard Honda CBR250R isn't particularly...

Lit Motors C1 - the future of motorcycling?

Lit Motors C1 - the future of motorcycling?

This is the two-wheeled vehicle Lit Motors founder Daniel Kim hopes will be the future of transportation, and it's called the C-1. What you have here is a gyro-stabilised electric vehicle which Lit...

BMW pushing ahead with E-Scooter development

BMW pushing ahead with E-Scooter development

BMW has yet to confirm its E-Scooter will even make it into production, but looking at the advanced nature of this prototype it would appear it will be sooner rather than later. The firm is still...

Union Jack-inspired paint job for Honda off-roaders

Union Jack-inspired paint job for Honda off-roaders

Honda has given its CRF250R and CRF450R dirt bikes a Union Jack-inspired paint job. The limited edition red, white and blue colour scheme is to celebrate this summer’s sporting events. A Honda...

Spied: Is this the BMW Custom Concept?

Spied: Is this the BMW Custom Concept?

The Custom Concept has been in the background since it was unveiled in 2008 but because the news has been so non-committal in the past two years, most people had assumed BMW had decided not to pursue...

Suzuki SV650 Trail concept

Suzuki SV650 Trail concept

Here's my concept of a retro-inspired trail bike based on the SV650 engine. The dual sport that everyone wants!

BMW S1000RR naked bike spied testing

BMW S1000RR naked bike spied testing

BMW is already well ahead in the development of a naked version of its class-leading S1000RR superbike as these spy shots taken at a BMW test facility reveal. The naked S1000RR – to be called the...

£1765 of free kit with BMW R1200GS

£1765 of free kit with BMW R1200GS

BMW is offering £1765 worth of free kit with every new R1200GS bought before the end of the year. You'll get a titanium Akrapovic end can, tinted screen, 13-19litre tank bag, expandable Vario panniers...

BMW R1250GS spied

BMW R1250GS spied

The upcoming BMW R1250GS has been spied during testing, showing many upgrades over the current R1200GS. It’s impossible to overstate the importance to BMW of the new R1250GS – the firm simply has to...

Video: Honda CRF450R tech explained

Video: Honda CRF450R tech explained

The new Honda CRF450R motocross bike features a host of improvements like  KYB air-sprung front suspension and revised weight distribution. In the below video, Honda explains what the...

Get a Yamaha 125 for the price of a pint a day

Get a Yamaha 125 for the price of a pint a day

From today, all of Yamaha's motorcycles and scooters up 125cc are available on a 0% finance offer. The plan runs over a 24 month period with a minimum of a £99 deposit. Or look at it this way; the...