November

MILAN SHOW: Suzuki DL250 V-Strom

MILAN SHOW: Suzuki DL250 V-Strom

DL250 V-Strom promises all-round fun at a budget price This is a really cute move from Suzuki, taking the hugely popular V-Strom family styling and ethos, and blending it with an evolution of their...

MILAN SHOW: Triumph reveal all-new Street Scrambler

MILAN SHOW: Triumph reveal all-new Street Scrambler

Triumph’s previous Bonneville Scrambler was a pleasant enough bike, but cast a critical eye over its lines, and it’s plain to see that it’s not up to Triumph’s new dawn of superb fit and finish. But...

MILAN SHOW: Yamaha T7 concept is world's maddest MT-07

MILAN SHOW: Yamaha T7 concept is world's maddest MT-07

If this doesn’t make you feel like putting some motocross boots on and heading off into the great unknown, then you’re missing a key strand of your biking DNA. While Yamaha are fast to point out that...

MILAN SHOW: Yamaha's TMAX gets reinvented

MILAN SHOW: Yamaha's TMAX gets reinvented

The TMAX pretty much defined the idea of the executive sports scooter when it was launched 15 years ago, and it’s still dominating the market today. Why? Because it works so well, delivering huge...

MILAN SHOW: Yamaha XSR900 Abarth limited edition revealed

MILAN SHOW: Yamaha XSR900 Abarth limited edition revealed

Yamaha have certainly been one of the most prolific embracers of the new retro scene, and also one of the most innovative at taking their remarkably budget-focused MT range and jazzing it up to appeal...

MILAN SHOW: Honda's crazy X-ADV adventure-scoot

MILAN SHOW: Honda's crazy X-ADV adventure-scoot

Honda have a long history of building insane scooters, bikes that answer a question no-one asked, and hot off the back of the DN-01 and NM4 Vultus comes this – the X-ADV. Conceived by Honda’s design...

MILAN SHOW: Honda update CBR650F & CB650F

MILAN SHOW: Honda update CBR650F & CB650F

The CBR650F and CB650F have been popular additions to the range, and get both a little sharper and fruitier for 2017. The 649cc engine gets an extra 4bhp at peak, taking it up to perfectly useable...

MILAN SHOW: Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade – an all-new fire starter

MILAN SHOW: Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade – an all-new fire starter

Last month Honda unveiled two stunning new Fireblades, the SP and SP-2, which left us asking the obvious question: where’s the standard version? Well, here’s the answer. This is the bike MCN grabbed...

MILAN SHOW: Ducati reveal Scrambler Café Racer

MILAN SHOW: Ducati reveal Scrambler Café Racer

There should be laws about having number boards on bikes. Get your magic eraser out, and this new Café Racer looks so much better without them. The 54 is a nod to legendary Ducati racer Bruno...

MILAN SHOW: Ducati's new air-cooled Monster 797

MILAN SHOW: Ducati's new air-cooled Monster 797

It’s great to have an air-cooled 2-valve engine back in a Monster package again, harking right back to the original bikes from the early 90s. This new addition to the burgeoning Monster family uses...

MILAN SHOW: Ducati 1299 Superleggera – excess all areas

MILAN SHOW: Ducati 1299 Superleggera – excess all areas

It’s the first factory production bike to be equipped with a carbon fibre frame, swingarm, subframe and wheels, and results in a gobsmacking kerb mass of just 167kg – or 156kg dry. Combine such a low...

Ducati World Premiere: 2017 models live stream

Ducati World Premiere: 2017 models live stream

Watch the live stream of the new Ducati unveilings live. Ducati are the first of the manufacturers to unveil new models at this years EICMA motorcycle show in Milan. TOP STORIES MCN Fleet: A dim view...

Things just got weird with the new Motochimp electric bike

Things just got weird with the new Motochimp electric bike

Singapore Company Vanda Electrics have just dropped this little oddity on the world at the International Industrial Design Fair, held at Shenzhen in China. Called the Motochimp, it’s a small electric...

Fantic 250 Enduro available this month

Fantic 250 Enduro available this month

The new Fantic 250 Enduro will hit UK dealers this month, priced at £4499. Fantic say the new bike is designed to be a real mid-way point between softer, friendlier trail bikes and full-on competition...

Royal Enfield Continental GT 750 expected March 2017

Royal Enfield Continental GT 750 expected March 2017

The Royal Enfield Continental GT will be joined by a larger 750cc parallel-twin version, expected to be available in March 2017. MCN first spotted the new model in July of this year undergoing testing...

Four bike MV Agusta RC range for 2017

Four bike MV Agusta RC range for 2017

MV Agusta have been trotting out the number 37 for much of the 2017 range, along with a few choice upgrades to form a four-bike ‘RC’ line-up of race-replicas. RC stands for Reparto Corse – Italian for...

Ducati get extreme for their secret new Superleggera

Ducati get extreme for their secret new Superleggera

“The time has come to share with you a preview of our new extraordinary project. In Italian we speak of a concept we call ‘quintessence’ – it means the perfect manifestation of a thing; the highest...