October

Kawasaki reveal new Z1000 R Edition for 2017

Kawasaki reveal new Z1000 R Edition for 2017

Kawasaki have just revealed an 'R Edition' version of their naked Z1000 street bruiser as a new-for-2017 model. The new bike (surely they should have called it the Z1R?) is fully Euro4 compliant,...

It's official! Suzuki confirm two new 250s

It's official! Suzuki confirm two new 250s

Last week’s CIMA show in China saw Suzuki unveil two new 250s for the Chinese market, the GSX250R and DL250 V-Strom. While China and the other Pacific Rim countries are often flooded with new...

Honda CBF190X unveiled in China

Honda CBF190X unveiled in China

Honda unveiled a new small-capacity adventure bike at the China International Motorcycle Trade Exhibition in Chongqing; the Honda CBF190X. The bike is powered by a 184c SOHC air-cooled single cylinder...

7 forgotten adventure bikes

7 forgotten adventure bikes

With all the buzz over the new Africa Twin, you may have forgotten about these... Honda XL1000V Varadero 2001-2010 With all the hoopla over Honda’s new Africa Twin it’s easy to forget its...

Video: Ducati tease new Scrambler Cafe Racer

Video: Ducati tease new Scrambler Cafe Racer

A video released by Ducati earlier this week teased a new variant of the Scrambler, named the Desert Sled, and another video now confirms the introduction of the Scrambler Cafe Racer for 2017. TOP...

Triumph reveal stunning Bonneville Bobber for 2017

Triumph reveal stunning Bonneville Bobber for 2017

Triumph have shocked the world with their glut of exceptional new modern classics over the past twelve months, and this new Bobber is both the latest in the range, and the first to move dramatically...

New GS models confirmed

New GS models confirmed

MCN recently got a sneak glimpse of three new GS models set to be unveiled at EICMA next month – starting with a new, ‘R80G/S-inspired’ version of the popular R nineT. At the exclusive LA press event,...

New Yamaha X-Max 300 scooter

New Yamaha X-Max 300 scooter

Yamaha have announced a new maxi scooter for 2017. The X-Max 300 will replace the X-Max 250 – and boasts a new engine and spec. Powering the scooter is a 292cc single-cylinder engine that features...

Video: Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled incoming

Video: Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled incoming

Ducati have released a 14 second video teasing the release of the new Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled at the upcoming EICMA Show in November. Little of the new bike is revealed, with most of the video...

Video: Yamaha reveal 'radical' new YZF-R6 for 2017

Video: Yamaha reveal 'radical' new YZF-R6 for 2017

Yamaha have revealed their new 2017 YZF-R6 in America today, complete with M1 styling, 6-level traction control, quickshifter, D-Mode, 43mm R1 forks with radial mount calipers and 320mm discs, plus...

BMW unveil the future of motorcycles – Vision Next 100

BMW unveil the future of motorcycles – Vision Next 100

BMW unveiled its vision for the future of motorcycling this week – and it didn’t involve petrol, protective clothing or even a helmet! Dubbed BMW Motorrad’s ‘Vision: Next 100’, the space-age, concept...

Want an R1M? Go online now

Want an R1M? Go online now

Orders for Yamaha's latest R1M are being taken now, but you'll have to go online rather than taking a trip to your local showroom. Potential customers have until the end of February to register...

MV Agusta unveil F3 RC

MV Agusta unveil F3 RC

MV Agusta has taken the wraps off the special edition F3 RC race replica, available on both 675 and 800 models, and limited to just 350 units. RC is short for Reparto Corse, or Racing Department, as...

New bikes from USA

New bikes from USA

American motorcycle company UM Motorcycles have started to import their range of small capacity bikes into Europe. While the firm is based in Miami, Florida, the bikes are built in India and China.

Segoni G800 Oro unveiled

Segoni G800 Oro unveiled

 This knockout machine has been built by Italian company Segoni and is called the Oro due to the fact its frame is plated in 24-karat gold! Powered by a Kawasaki Z800 engine, the Oro not only has...

Midalu 2.5 litre V6 unveiled

Midalu 2.5 litre V6 unveiled

This stunner from Midalu isn’t for the weak-hearted. Not only does its 2.5-litre V6 engine make 200bhp, the bike also costs a massive 120,000 Euros! “This bike has been 11 years in development as we...

Horex are back, again

Horex are back, again

German motorcycle manufacturer Horex have started producing two versions of their VR6 powered road bikes. Once a famous global brand, Horex started building bikes in 1923 and in the mid-1950s they...

Mondial return

Mondial return

Italian motorcycle manufacturer Mondial is back in business, albeit producing small capacity bikes built in China. While the Mondial name is still owned by the Boselli family, the rights to use it...

BMW reveal new K1600B bagger

BMW reveal new K1600B bagger

BMW Motorrad have just whipped the covers off their new K1600B bagger in America – the market that asked for this version, and where the firm will undoubtedly sell the most of this quirky...

Intermot 2016: Part 3 - Everything else from the international show

Intermot 2016: Part 3 - Everything else from the international show

With Intermot 2016 coming to an end this weekend we give you three galleries from everything else at the show, including helmets and gold-plated bike frames.  Above is part three... For part...

Intermot 2016: Part 2 - Everything else from the international show

Intermot 2016: Part 2 - Everything else from the international show

With Intermot 2016 coming to an end this weekend we give you three galleries from everything else at the show, including helmets and gold-plated bike frames.  Above is part two... For part one...

Intermot 2016: Part 1 - Everything else from the international show

Intermot 2016: Part 1 - Everything else from the international show

With Intermot 2016 coming to an end this weekend we give you three galleries from everything else at the show, including helmets and gold-plated bike frames.  Above is part one... For part two...

Intermot 2016: Motorcycle launches and stunning debuts

Intermot 2016: Motorcycle launches and stunning debuts

MCN attended one of the world's biggest motorcycle shows in the world, Intermot, in Germany to bring you all the latest news about 2017's hottest models. All our updates from the show are below,...

“If you look up cool in the dictionary a f***ing picture of Triumph comes up…”

“If you look up cool in the dictionary a f***ing picture of Triumph comes up…”

When Triumph Ambassador and former WSB star Carl Fogarty rocks up to present a new bike at Intermot, MCN has got to have a word. Carl Fogarty introduced the new Triumph Street Cup at the international...

WSB champion Jonathan Rea reveals his secret to winning races: Confidence-boosting Alpinestars airbag

WSB champion Jonathan Rea reveals his secret to winning races: Confidence-boosting Alpinestars airbag

The man inches away from taking his second World Superbike Championship has spoken to MCN about how putting all his faith in Alpinestars Tech-Air system when racing has improved his pace. Speaking at...

Gallery: Part 4 of Intermot international motorcycle show

Gallery: Part 4 of Intermot international motorcycle show

Intermot International Motorcycle Show continues and in part four of our gallery series here in Germany we've got a selection of Ducati and Yamaha bikes for you.  Including the new 939 SuperSport...

Poll: What’s your top bike from the Cologne Show so far?

Poll: What’s your top bike from the Cologne Show so far?

What’s your top bike from the Cologne Show so far?

Gallery: Part 3 of Intermot international motorcycle show

Gallery: Part 3 of Intermot international motorcycle show

Continuing our epic shindig at Intermot International Motorcycle Show, more drooling and dribbling imminent straight through to 2017. Here is a selection of images from Aprilia, Kymco and Horex...

Gallery: Part 2 of Intermot international motorcycle show

Gallery: Part 2 of Intermot international motorcycle show

We had a right ol' good time drooling over the 2017 new bikes and updates at Intermot.  So much so that we decided to put absolutely everything in a gallery, FOUR in fact, above is part two with...

Gallery: Part 1 of Intermot international motorcycle show

Gallery: Part 1 of Intermot international motorcycle show

The MCN team spent absolutely every second of every hour at Intermot in Germany to bring you the latest news in the motorcycle industry.  From the new Honda Fireblade SP, to the new BMW R nineT...

New Yamaha R World teaser video

New Yamaha R World teaser video

Despite all the new model launches at Intermot today, the bike teased in the first R World video was not shown. Yamaha instead released a new teaser video, revealing the launch date of the new model...

Intermot: Several Ducatis receive minor upgrades

Intermot: Several Ducatis receive minor upgrades

Several models in the Ducati line up will get minor upgrades for 2017 - mostly to bring the in line with Euro4 regulations. 1299 Panigale The standard and S models gain the next generation of EVO...

Intermot: Ducati SuperSport revealed

Intermot: Ducati SuperSport revealed

Ducati’s two new SuperSport models mark a significant change of direction  for the traditionally sportsbike-focused Italian powerhouse. These bikes, according to the factory, “blend Ducati’s...

Intermot: Retro Honda CB1100EX updated for 2017

Intermot: Retro Honda CB1100EX updated for 2017

The standard CB1100EX model gets a raft of nips and tucks for 2017. Front and rear lights are now LED and the new 18in wheels run stainless steel spokes. The rims roll under a new 41mm Showa Dual...

Intermot: Honda reveal café-cool CB1100RS

Intermot: Honda reveal café-cool CB1100RS

Honda’s retro CB1100 has never been the rampant success story they’d hoped for. A stylistic blend of the SOHC CB750 of the 1970s and the twin-cam models of the 1980s, there was never much wrong with...

Intermot: Honda's new CBR1000RR SP2 homologation special

Intermot: Honda's new CBR1000RR SP2 homologation special

This is more like it! Honda’s previous Fireblade range-topping model was a slightly apologetic attempt at taking the Fireblade up a level, but this new SP2 is the real deal, and then some.  A...