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Big-bore Niken rival under development by Aprilia

Big-bore Niken rival under development by Aprilia

Yamaha have been out to make the leaning three-wheeler market their own – developing the Tricity scooter range and the MT-09-based Niken – but Piaggio first popularised the idea and now want their own...

BMW M1000RR homologation special targets range-topping Ducatis

BMW M1000RR homologation special targets range-topping Ducatis

BMW have unveiled the M1000RR – a tuned, lightweight, hyper-expensive version of their S1000RR that officially stretches their M range from four wheels to two. Built to dominate on the track for...

Colour updates announced for 2021 Kawasaki Z900, Vulcan S and Ninja 1000SX

Colour updates announced for 2021 Kawasaki Z900, Vulcan S and Ninja 1000SX

Kawasaki have pulled the covers off their 2021 Z900, Vulcan S and Ninja 1000SX ranges, with fresh colours, plus the continuation of optional 'Edition' models to cater for both sports and touring rider...

2021 Honda CB125F is lighter and more economical without sacrificing performance

2021 Honda CB125F is lighter and more economical without sacrificing performance

Honda have pulled the covers off their 2021 CB125F, revealing a completely redesigned learner-friendly commuter that now weighs 11kg less than the previous model and is capable of a claimed 497 miles...

Fresh Aprilia RS660 images revealed following MotoGP rider test at Misano

Fresh Aprilia RS660 images revealed following MotoGP rider test at Misano

Fresh images of Aprilia’s eagerly-anticipated RS660 middleweight sportsbike have appeared today, after factory MotoGP riders Aleix Espargarό and Bradley Smith, plus test rider Lorenzo...

Brit-built 250 two-stroke set for public reveal at 2020 Salon Privé event

Brit-built 250 two-stroke set for public reveal at 2020 Salon Privé event

Thought road-going two strokes were a thing of the past? Think again. Introducing the Langen Two Stroke: a 249.5cc V-Twin dinger making its debut at the prestigious Salon Privé event at Blenheim...

Indian Motorcycle announce Roadmaster Limited and Vintage Dark Horse for 2021

Indian Motorcycle announce Roadmaster Limited and Vintage Dark Horse for 2021

Indian Motorcycle have given their range a shake up for 2021, and added two new models, including the headline-grabbing Roadmaster Limited. The Limited model represents a fresh redesign of the big...

Supercharged show-stopper: Bimota Tesi H2 available in Europe from October 1

Supercharged show-stopper: Bimota Tesi H2 available in Europe from October 1

Following months of social media teasing and rigorous track testing, Italian exotica brand Bimota have confirmed the full specs of their supercharged Tesi H2 and it’s a bit of a monster. Slated for a...

Spied KTM 1290 Super Adventure boasts radar plus lighter and lower chassis

Spied KTM 1290 Super Adventure boasts radar plus lighter and lower chassis

These spy pictures are the best yet of KTM’s 2021 1290 Super Adventure S and R and reveal that the range-topping adventure bike will debut not only radar-guidance but also get a new look, updated...

Next Ducati Monster 821 incoming - but the steel trellis frame may not be...

Next Ducati Monster 821 incoming - but the steel trellis frame may not be...

Sources have revealed that an all-new Ducati Monster 821 is in the works, and it could be the first Monster without a steel trellis frame. Spyshots of what appeared to be a Monster with an alloy frame...

New Ducati Multistrada V4 spied blazing a trail

New Ducati Multistrada V4 spied blazing a trail

Spyshots have emerged showing Ducati’s new Multistrada V4. Spotted by an eagle-eyed local professional photographer the new machine was undergoing off-road testing at a facility near the Ducati...

Fun at the ton: Suzuki unveils 100th anniversary GSX-R1000R

Fun at the ton: Suzuki unveils 100th anniversary GSX-R1000R

Suzuki have announced a limited edition GSX-R1000R to celebrate the company’s 100th anniversary. Related: Full Suzuki GSX-R1000R review on MCN Have Suzuki really been around that long we hear you...

Third time's a charm: Could this be Royal Enfield's 650 cruiser?

Third time's a charm: Could this be Royal Enfield's 650 cruiser?

A pair of short videos have been uploaded to YouTube appearing to show a new Royal Enfield cruiser in testing, powered by the same basic engine as the firm’s existing 650s - the Interceptor and...

Harley-Davidson's 2021 Bronx bites the bullet

Harley-Davidson's 2021 Bronx bites the bullet

The Harley-Davidson Bronx streetfighter, which was unveiled as a prototype last year and scheduled to go on sale in 2021, has been canned. The 975cc super-naked was unveiled at the Milan show (EICMA)...

Subtle tweaks for Honda's 2021 500 range

Subtle tweaks for Honda's 2021 500 range

Honda’s CB500F, CBR500R and CB500X have been updated for 2021, featuring all-new paint schemes as well as minor changes to bring them into line with the latest emissions rules.  The tweaks are...

The super naked with the X factor: limited edition, track-only Tuono V4 X is lightest and most powerful yet

The super naked with the X factor: limited edition, track-only Tuono V4 X is lightest and most powerful yet

This ultra-trick, track-only version of Aprilia’s Tuono V4 has just been unveiled and is claimed to be the lightest and most powerful production super naked ever. Related articles on MCN Best super...

Honda reveal 2021 CBR600RR specs with no plan to sell in Europe

Honda reveal 2021 CBR600RR specs with no plan to sell in Europe

The 2021 Honda CBR600RR will arrive on 25 September featuring more aerodynamic styling, revised engine internals, traction control and more. Unfortunately, it’s not coming to Europe – with the...

New Triumph Trident concept shows Hinckley's new A2 middleweight contender

New Triumph Trident concept shows Hinckley's new A2 middleweight contender

This is a design concept for a new Triumph Trident, which the brand says will take on the classleading middleweights. Currently the entry-level models into the Triumph brand are the Street Twin and...

Royal Enfield Tribute Black limited edition marks end of 500cc engine

Royal Enfield Tribute Black limited edition marks end of 500cc engine

Royal Enfield's Classic Tribute Black limited edition marking the end of the firm’s 500cc engine is here, and it costs £5499. Related articles on MCN Prices announced for Royal Enfield Bullet...

Bernhard 'Blechmann' Naumann builds sleek BMW R18 custom

Bernhard 'Blechmann' Naumann builds sleek BMW R18 custom

Another custom-built BMW R18 has been unveiled ahead of the bike’s official launch. This time, the big cruiser was modified by Bernhard Naumann who is also known as Blechmann (German for 'tin man')...

CCM Spitfire Blackout pays tribute to bikes used in upcoming Marvel Black Widow feature film

CCM Spitfire Blackout pays tribute to bikes used in upcoming Marvel Black Widow feature film

CCM have revealed a new Spitfire Blackout model to commemorate their appearance in the upcoming Marvel movie; Black Widow, starring Scarlett Johansson. The Bolton-based brand prepared six rugged...

Super Soco reveal new electric CPx maxi scooter

Super Soco reveal new electric CPx maxi scooter

Meet the Super Soco CPx: the new, 'super-sized', electric maxi scoot from the UK’s best-selling electric motorcycle brand. Complete with two seats and optional twin batteries, its performance is...

Reborn electric BMW C1 gets airbags, safety cell, active aeros and can be ridden as a normal bike

Reborn electric BMW C1 gets airbags, safety cell, active aeros and can be ridden as a normal bike

Before BMW’s R1250GS took up residence at the top of the sales charts the German firm spent years searching for a machine that would bring it to prominence – and as the millennium dawned it was the C1...

Spied new RC390 moves on the A2 game in a big way for KTM

Spied new RC390 moves on the A2 game in a big way for KTM

KTM are working on a new RC390 that’s safer, more stylish and far more hi-tech. The current machine is no slouch but it’s lagging behind the competition and is even out-classed by KTM’s 390 Duke. Now...

Aprilia Tuono 660 heading towards showrooms

Aprilia Tuono 660 heading towards showrooms

Aprilia’s much anticipated Tuono 660 is nearing reality and the best bit is that it’s barely changed from the prototype. Although Aprilia’s 100hp RS660 twin-cylinder sports bike is the headline-maker...

Back in black: BMW S1000RR to get stealthy colour option for 2021

Back in black: BMW S1000RR to get stealthy colour option for 2021

BMW have announced the changes we will see for the 2021 range, including a new blacked out paintjob for the S1000RR called black storm metallic. The new, stealthy look features a black subframe and...

Fantic Caballero Scrambler gets funky, urban makeover for Deluxe edition

Fantic Caballero Scrambler gets funky, urban makeover for Deluxe edition

Fantic have a brand-new limited-edition version of their Caballero Scrambler 500, which brings a number of practical updates along with some nice cosmetic tweaks. Called the Deluxe, it forgoes the...

New BMW S1000R is a proper stopper

New BMW S1000R is a proper stopper

Spy pics show that BMW are testing a new version of their S1000R to take on the latest crop of high-tech super nakeds. The current model has been around since 2017 and while it’s still a very good...

New Speed Triple in the works as Triumph refocus on super naked glory

New Speed Triple in the works as Triumph refocus on super naked glory

Triumph are working on a new Speed Triple, that will see a brand new engine bringing with it a large increase in firepower as well as a host of other massive changes. Although a popular machine,...

Mad for mods? Production begins on ultra-customisable CCM Spitfire Six

Mad for mods? Production begins on ultra-customisable CCM Spitfire Six

CCM have started production on the sixth incarnation of their Spitfire range, aptly dubbed the Six, promising more personalisation than any model to come before it. Having first shown the minimalist...

Get ready to rally: Indian’s new FTR Rally ramps up the retro appeal

Get ready to rally: Indian’s new FTR Rally ramps up the retro appeal

Last year’s Indian FTR1200 took me rather by surprise. Although obviously inspired by the firm’s dominant 750cc flat-track racers, I expected the road bike to be a laid-back retro rather than edgy and...

Yamaha unveil Ténéré 700 Rally Edition with '80s Dakar paintjob

Yamaha unveil Ténéré 700 Rally Edition with '80s Dakar paintjob

Yamaha have released a special edition of their Ténéré 700 featuring an ‘80s rally-inspired paintjob. The Ténéré 700 Rally Edition takes its styling cues from the Yamaha race bikes ridden by Serge...

Video: Aston Martin and Brough Superior AMB 001 testing on track

Video: Aston Martin and Brough Superior AMB 001 testing on track

Aston Martin and Brough Superior have started dynamic prototype testing of the AMB 001 – an ultra-exclusive track-only motorcycle set for first deliveries before the end of 2020. Limited to 100 units...

New Bullit V-Bob 250 twin offers cool cruiser style for less than £4k

New Bullit V-Bob 250 twin offers cool cruiser style for less than £4k

Bullit have launched a new 250cc V-twin called the V-Bob 250, which combines the same engine found in their retro Bluroc with added cruiser style. Related: Best A2 licence motorbikes Related:...

Ducati Test Rider Alessandro Valia reveals how the Ducati Superleggera V4 was born

Ducati Test Rider Alessandro Valia reveals how the Ducati Superleggera V4 was born

Costing €100,000 and limited to just 500 units, the first Ducati Superleggera V4 has rolled off the production line in Bologna, with the owner of bike 001 invited to the factory for a special delivery...

City slickers: Seat reveal three electric scooters for personal and fleet use

City slickers: Seat reveal three electric scooters for personal and fleet use

In a bid to cut urban congestion and move people away from public transport, car manufacturer, Seat, have revealed three new electric scooters, available to both private buyers and for fleet and...