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2020 BMW S1000XR - the story

2020 BMW S1000XR - the story

Pricing and specification have been confirmed for the 2020 BMW S1000XR sports adventure bike, and it's going to start at £12,890 - just £490 more than the old version. You'll get a trio of paint...

Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade - the story

Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade - the story

Prices have been revealed for the 2020 Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade range, with the base model weighing in at £19,999 and the higher-spec SP option available for £23,499. Related: 2020 Honda...

From concept to quarry crusher - Husqvarna Norden 901 confirmed!

From concept to quarry crusher - Husqvarna Norden 901 confirmed!

Husqvarna have confirmed that the striking Norden 901 will be coming to a showroom near you soon by adding it to their production bike line-up for 2021. The historic off-road brand, now part of the...

Pricing and spec revealed for 2020 Kawasaki Ninja 650 - the A2 ace that'll tour or tackle trackdays

Pricing and spec revealed for 2020 Kawasaki Ninja 650 - the A2 ace that'll tour or tackle trackdays

Pricing and specifications have been announced for the 2020 Kawasaki Ninja 650, and it’s set to hit showrooms from £6899 if you have it painted Metallic Spark Black. Related: Read our full 2020...

Naked attraction: Ducati Streetfighter V2 on the horizon

Naked attraction: Ducati Streetfighter V2 on the horizon

Ducati CEO, Claudio Domenicali, has revealed that a lower-capacity version of their Streetfighter V4 is planned, in an exclusive interview with MCN. When asked if the Italian firm’s new 205bhp V4...

Yamaha Racing Experience days cancelled for 2020 due to Coronavirus

Yamaha Racing Experience days cancelled for 2020 due to Coronavirus

Yamaha have taken the decision to cancel both Racing Experience days in the midst of the Coronavirus crisis. No new dates have been put forward, so you'll need to wait until 2021 to get your...

Video: Kawasaki Z650 cleans up for Euro5

Video: Kawasaki Z650 cleans up for Euro5

Just like lots of new bikes this year, the updates to the 2020 Kawasaki Z650 are designed to squeeze it through the new Euro5 emissions tests, saving time for a big update in the future. So the Z650...

Eisenberg V8: 480bhp twin 'Busa-engined beast

Eisenberg V8: 480bhp twin 'Busa-engined beast

Speed record breaking superstar and general madman Zef Eisenberg has taken all of his high-speed learnings and poured them into a limited run production bike – the Eisenberg V8. Built from two Suzuki...

DR Big appeal for £109 a month? 2020 Suzuki V-Strom 1050 PCP rates revealed

DR Big appeal for £109 a month? 2020 Suzuki V-Strom 1050 PCP rates revealed

You can get a 2020 Suzuki V-Strom 1050 on the firm's Flexible Finance scheme (a PCP agreement) for £109 a month, and be one of the first to received their new bike when models arrive in dealers in...

Lexmoto LXR 380 sportsbike is the firm's first A2-friendly model

Lexmoto LXR 380 sportsbike is the firm's first A2-friendly model

Introducing the Lexmoto LXR 380; a brand-new A2-compliant sportsbike costing £2399 less than the current class-leading Honda CBR500R. Priced at £3699.99 (the Honda will set you back £6099), this is...

Roar power! 2020 Triumph Tiger 900 has punchier mid-range, lower weight and a raft of modern kit

Roar power! 2020 Triumph Tiger 900 has punchier mid-range, lower weight and a raft of modern kit

Triumph’s new Tiger 900 has come out fighting - claws and all - thanks to a bigger engine, more torque, meatier mid-range and a lot less mass to lug around, too. Related: 2020 Triumph Tiger 900 GT...

Kymco RevoNEX electric naked set for 2021 release

Kymco RevoNEX electric naked set for 2021 release

Kymco have created the RevoNEX, an electric naked which they say will be on sale in 2021. The smart-looking machine has a gearbox but can be left in second gear for slower city riding as 70mph can be...

Benelli on a budget? All-new wallet-friendly Leoncino 800 range

Benelli on a budget? All-new wallet-friendly Leoncino 800 range

Benelli have released a pair of new, larger-capacity Leoncino 800s powered by an all-new twin-cylinder motor, which looks set to take the fight directly to Yamaha's MT-07. Consisting of the new...

Norton Superlight SS: a supercharged, carbon-framed, 170bhp version of 650 twin

Norton Superlight SS: a supercharged, carbon-framed, 170bhp version of 650 twin

Norton have supercharged their 650 Superlight super-twin and thrown in a carbon-fibre frame, subframe and swingarm to create a genuine lightweight sportsbike. The new chassis weighs 47% less than the...

CCM unveil Stealth versions of Foggy, Bobber and Six

CCM unveil Stealth versions of Foggy, Bobber and Six

CCM have unveiled new Stealth Series versions of three of their current bike models. The Bobber Stealth, Six Stealth and Foggy Stealth are all blacked-out and mean-looking versions of the standard...

Herald Brat 125 is the retro-styled learner-legal bike designed in the UK

Herald Brat 125 is the retro-styled learner-legal bike designed in the UK

British motorbike importer Herald Motor Co. have launched a new 125 called the Brat, which they designed themselves. The brand’s models are usually off-the-peg imports from Chinese manufacturers but...

2020 Honda SH125i gains greater storage and improved performance

2020 Honda SH125i gains greater storage and improved performance

Having sold 19,000 units across Europe in 2018 alone, Honda have updated their ever-popular SH125i scooter for 2020, promising improved performance, greater practicality and Honda Selectable Torque...

Super Soco expand urban mobility range with CPx scooter and TSX moped

Super Soco expand urban mobility range with CPx scooter and TSX moped

Electric motorbike manufacturer Super Soco have introduced two new models to their range, the 125 scooter equivalent CPx, and the 50cc moped matching TSx. The CPx is designed with city commuting in...

Savic unveil cool new electric Alpha, Delta and Omega

Savic unveil cool new electric Alpha, Delta and Omega

Australian electric motorbike manufacturers, Savic, have unveiled their latest creation at the Australian motorcycle festival in Wollongong. The C-Series is available in three model variants, the...

Ariel to launch striking new Ace Iron Horse at Motorcycle Live

Ariel to launch striking new Ace Iron Horse at Motorcycle Live

Somerset-based two and four-wheeled firm, Ariel, are set to reveal a new Ace Iron Horse model at Motorcycle Live later this month. Based on the existing Ace muscle cruiser, the new £29,686 Iron Horse...

Chinese brand CFMoto reveal 700CL-X range

Chinese brand CFMoto reveal 700CL-X range

You may not have heard of CFMoto yet, but the chances are you will soon as the Chinese brand aims to increase its presence in the UK motorcycle market with a new 700CL-X range. Unveiled at Eicma, in...

Vins Duecinquanta 250 two-stroke ready for blast-off

Vins Duecinquanta 250 two-stroke ready for blast-off

Behold the Vins Duecinquanta – an exquisite, all-new, road-legal, 250 two-stroke sportsbike from Italy that’s coming to the UK very soon. The Duecinquanta, as the name suggests, is a fuel-injected...

KTM’s new 390 Adventure welcomes riders to the dirty side

KTM’s new 390 Adventure welcomes riders to the dirty side

The new KTM 390 Adventure takes the fun, feisty Duke as its starting point, then adds taller suspension, new wheels and a larger fuel tank to lend it some off-road and distance ability. Related: full...

Bimota is back! Tie-up with Kawasaki results in stunning new Tesi H2

Bimota is back! Tie-up with Kawasaki results in stunning new Tesi H2

Meet the brand new, 2020 Bimota Tesi H2. Kawasaki have today confirmed they’ve purchased a 49.9% stake in legendary Italian firm Bimota, revealing this new supercharged, hub-steered monster based...

Harley-Davidson reveal Bronx V-twin naked

Harley-Davidson reveal Bronx V-twin naked

First seen in 2018 as the 'Streetfighter 975' concept, This is the Harley-Davidson Bronx - a new naked that uses a 975cc version of their new Revolution Max motor, It's a bike with plenty of...

Yamaha pay tribute to RD250LC with new XSR900 livery

Yamaha pay tribute to RD250LC with new XSR900 livery

Yamaha have updated their naked retro XSR range for 2020 with two new liveries paying tribute to the Japanese firm's rich heritage. Consisting of the MT-07-derived XSR700 and MT-09-inspired XSR900,...

Triumph unveil Thruxton RS details and price

Triumph unveil Thruxton RS details and price

Triumph’s new Thruxton RS superceded the popular Thruxton R and comes with more power, less weight and an improved electronics package. We've already ridden the bike, so read the full 2020 Triumph...

Moto Guzzi reveal two new V7 III Racers for 2020

Moto Guzzi reveal two new V7 III Racers for 2020

Moto Guzzi have revealed two new versions of their V7 III Racer. The new V7 III Racer 10th Anniversary gets a new top fairing with built-in windscreen as well as a special red graphic which is also...

Honda hint at new sports adventure middleweight with CB4X Concept

Honda hint at new sports adventure middleweight with CB4X Concept

Honda have today revealed a striking new sports adventure middleweight concept, which could hint at a new addition to the firm’s existing four-cylinder 650 range. Although details are scarce, the new...

2020 Kawasaki Z900: the story

2020 Kawasaki Z900: the story

The Kawasaki Z900 is set to be a slightly more sensible and affordable fun machine for 2020. We've already had a chance to ride it, so check out Neevesy's 2020 Kawasaki Z900 review or read on for the...

BMW launch pair of 900cc twins - meet the F900XR an F900R

BMW launch pair of 900cc twins - meet the F900XR an F900R

BMW have unveiled two new middleweight models using a bored-out version of the parallel-twin engine found in the F850GS, called the F900XR and F900R. The BMW F900XR is either a smaller S1000XR or a...

Video: Kawasaki 'Ninja 1000SX' gets a host of changes for 2020

Video: Kawasaki 'Ninja 1000SX' gets a host of changes for 2020

Kawasaki’s hugely popular Z1000SX sports-tourer is getting a host of updates for 2020 including a name change – to 'Ninja 1000SX'. An ever-present fixture in Britain’s top 10 best-sellers chart since...

Triumph pay tribute to Bud Ekins with special T100 and T120

Triumph pay tribute to Bud Ekins with special T100 and T120

Triumph are paying tribute to legendary Hollywood stuntman and off-road racer, Bud Ekins, with two special edition Triumph Bonnevilles for 2020. Based on the existing standard T100 and T120, the...

Bobber is latest Triumph to get the Factory Custom treatment

Bobber is latest Triumph to get the Factory Custom treatment

The Triumph Bobber TFC is the latest in the British firm's range of Triumph Factory Custom (TFC) models, following hot on the heels of the special edition Thruxton and Rocket 3, launched earlier this...

Revised Honda Rebel relaunches as rather more reserved ride

Revised Honda Rebel relaunches as rather more reserved ride

Honda have revamped the Rebel with revised suspension, full LED lighting, a new gear position indicator, slipper clutch and a more comfortable seat. The new bike was unveiled at Eicma this evening as...

Production begins on 2020 MV Agusta Superveloce 800 Serie Oro and standard models

Production begins on 2020 MV Agusta Superveloce 800 Serie Oro and standard models

A year on from showing their first concept model at Eicma 2018, MV Agusta have now confirmed production has begun on their retro-inspired Superveloce 800 range. Consisting of a premium, £24,190...