May

Updates and brand new model for Honda off-road range

Updates and brand new model for Honda off-road range

Honda has unveiled a brand new off-road bike - the CRF110F - along with a host of updates for the CRF450R and CRF250R. The CRF110F is an all-new bike aimed at 8-11 year olds. The 2013 CRF450R features...

Is this the coolest Yamaha T-Max on the planet?

Is this the coolest Yamaha T-Max on the planet?

Maxi scooters generally aren't the coolest looking vehicles on the road -their masses of plastic making them look like bulbous alien spaceships at best. This Yamaha T-Max is the creation of German...

1000cc sports bike owners - your opinions, please

1000cc sports bike owners - your opinions, please

The 1000cc sports bike class has now split in two – there are now the ‘extreme’ 1000s and the more ‘real world’ 1000s. Bikes like the Panigale, RSV4, S1000RR, ZX-10R and F4 RR now fall into the...

Get a Ducati 848 Evo for £149 per month

Get a Ducati 848 Evo for £149 per month

Ducati’s new PCP finance scheme means dream bikes like 848 Evo, Diavel and even Panigale are more accessible than ever. Called ‘TriOptions ‘, the new Personal Contract Purchase scheme applies to all...

Biiista electric bike nearing launch

Biiista electric bike nearing launch

Say hello to the Biiista, an electric bike developed by Austrian firm Hammerschmid Maschienebau which is due to be launched soon. With a claimed 60mph top speed and 60 mile range, this futuristic...

Kawasaki launches 2013 motocross collection

Kawasaki launches 2013 motocross collection

Kawasaki has launched its 2013 motocross collection, with the new KX250F and KX450F. Both bikes come with updated styling and improved performance. The KX450F comes with a new ‘pneumatic spring fork’...

Street Pack for Suzuki GSR750

Street Pack for Suzuki GSR750

Suzuki have launched a 'Street Pack' for the GSR750 Consisting of a single seat cowl, tank protector and fuel cap trim, belly pan, fly screen and rim decal, the pack costs £549 including fitment – a...

Suzuki launches test ride roadshow

Suzuki launches test ride roadshow

Suzuki will be taking its range of 2012 bikes on a nationwide demo roadshow from this Saturday. People will be able to visit local dealers with the chance to test new models and get some exclusive...

New KTM Super Duke 1290 spied

New KTM Super Duke 1290 spied

This is the new 150bhp 1290cc KTM Super Duke that was recently spied testing on the roads near the KTM factory in Mattighofen, Austria. The Super Duke will be getting a more powerful version of the...

2013 Triumphs get new colours

2013 Triumphs get new colours

Triumph has unveiled new colours for several of the British manufacturer's line-up for 2013. The Daytona 675 gets a new Sulphur Yellow paint scheme with yellow pin stripes on the wheels. The front...

Senior citizen advice

I've been riding for many moons and currently ride a BMW 1150RT, but old age is catching up with me and I find that the BMW is just too big and heavy for everyday use. I am looking at buying a Honda 750VTS for commuting, breakfast rides with the guys, keeping out of my wife's hair and a bit of fun. What do you think?

Brammo Empulse and Empulse R unveiled

Brammo Empulse and Empulse R unveiled

Brammo has recently unveiled the Empulse, an electric bike set to go on sale in 2013. The Empulse uses a six-speed gearbox, has a claimed top speed of 100mph, a claimed range of upto 120...

Kawasaki ZX-10R available on 0% finance

Kawasaki ZX-10R available on 0% finance

The latest Kawasaki ZX-10R is now available on 0% finance with monthly payments of under £250 over four years. Kawasaki is also offereing finance packages on 15 other models, including the Versys 650,...

Finished Triumph Trophy spied

Finished Triumph Trophy spied

Triumph's all-new 1200cc Trophy is still months away from being officially launched but an MCN reader managed to get the best shots yet after seeing the bike hidden behind a McDonald's. The Trophy is...

Ducati Woes

I own a Ducati Multistrada 1200S which I bought from new in 2010. After a year and a half of trouble free riding the ABS warning light came on last November. I took it to the Ducati dealer and 6 months and 4 visits later, the bike has not been fixed. Various parts have been replaced on the bike (under warranty) with little or no urgency and each time I pick up the bike the problem still exists. I...

Suzuki offer £800 cash back with GSX-R600 and GSX-R750

Suzuki offer £800 cash back with GSX-R600 and GSX-R750

Suzuki is offering £800 cashback on the GSX-R600 and GSX-R750 as well as low rate finance deals. Suzuki is also offering £500 cashback on the GSX1250FA, GSX650F, Gladius 650 ABS, GSR750 ABS...

Aprilia SR Motard 50 and 125 revealed

Aprilia SR Motard 50 and 125 revealed

Aprilia has unveiled the new 50cc and 125cc SR Motard scooters. Scooters inspired by supermotos. The SR Motard 125 is powered by a 124cc single-cylinder four-stroke engine and costs £2,120.

KTM Duke 200 European launch delayed

KTM Duke 200 European launch delayed

The new KTM Duke 200, spied by MCN in February 2011, has been delayed by a month due to demand from emerging markets. The bike, which is effectively a Duke 125 with a big-bore kit, is built for KTM by...

Dinli DL282 unveiled

Dinli DL282 unveiled

This is the new Dinli DL282, a cruiser which was shown at the International Motor Show in Taiwan last week. It’s powered by a Taiwanese-built single-cylinder, 750cc water-cooled engine. Curiously,...

Vyrus Moto2 bike for the road

Vyrus Moto2 bike for the road

Italian specialist bike manufacturer Vyrus has stuck lights and indicators on its 986 Moto2 bike, rendering it road legal. The bike failed to attract any teams willing to run it in the Moto2 series,...

BMW recalls 2012 S1000RRs

BMW recalls 2012 S1000RRs

BMW is recalling around 1500 2012-model year S1000RRs built so far because of concern over gradual loosening of connecting rod bolts which may cause engine damage. The recall – dubbed a ‘technical...

Poll: Are big adventure bikes killing adventure riding?

Poll: Are big adventure bikes killing adventure riding?

In this week's MCN the new BMW G650GS Sertao is tested against Yamaha's Tenere 660. Part of the discussion between the testers concentrates on how much easier off-roading is on a bike that feels light...