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Brough Superior pay tribute to their most famous rider with special edition Lawrence

Brough Superior pay tribute to their most famous rider with special edition Lawrence

Brough Superior have unveiled the 'Lawrence' – a tribute to famous Brough owner and rider T.E. Lawrence. Handmade from top-notch materials including titanium and carbon fibre, Brough say they set out...

Have it your way: British firm creates customisable electric utility bike

Have it your way: British firm creates customisable electric utility bike

A startup electric bike firm based in West Yorkshire called Shed Rides have designed a modular electric bike system with almost infinite customisation possibilities. Related articles on MCN Swappable...

Double trouble: Updated Aprilia SX125 and RX125 are a learner's best friend

Double trouble: Updated Aprilia SX125 and RX125 are a learner's best friend

Aprilia have announced internal updates to their learner friendly SX and RX125 for 2021, with both £3850 bikes receiving a fresh engine, improved instruments and claimed better fueling, thanks to a...

Aprilia release fresh images of 2021 RSV4 superbike range

Aprilia release fresh images of 2021 RSV4 superbike range

Aprilia are coming for the superbike crown in 2021 with an updated RSV4 range boasting more torque, fresh electronics, MotoGP-derived chassis parts and what we reckon is one of the best paintjobs in...

New Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX spied testing with host of new tech

New Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX spied testing with host of new tech

Spyshots have emerged that show Kawasaki testing a new H2 SX SE+ that’s packed to the rafters with new tech. Related articles on MCN 2018 Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX bike review Kawasaki ZX-6R and H2 family...

Buell are back! Adventure bikes, tourers and off roaders to follow 1190 revival

Buell are back! Adventure bikes, tourers and off roaders to follow 1190 revival

Buell motorcycles are returning to production with the company planning to launch 10 models by 2024. The Buell name has been silent since 2009, when the company was closed by then owners...

New KTM 1290 Super Adventure R is a globe-trotting rally raider

New KTM 1290 Super Adventure R is a globe-trotting rally raider

KTM are launching an assault on the 2021 large-capacity adventure bike class, revealing a new off-road-centric 1290 Super Adventure R just a month on from the launch of their more road-biased S...

Super Soco TC Wanderer gets a splash of retro charm

Super Soco TC Wanderer gets a splash of retro charm

Super Soco have added a new TC model for 2021 with an impressive range and a retro styling update. Related articles on MCN Best electric motorbikes of 2021 Have it your way: British firm creates...

Gone hunting: Super Soco TS Street Hunter takes aim at commuters

Gone hunting: Super Soco TS Street Hunter takes aim at commuters

Lightwieght electric specialists Super Soco have updated their range for 2021 including this sporty TS Street Hunter model. Related articles on MCN Best electric motorbikes of 2021 Cake Kalk AP helps...

Refined classics: Triumph Bonneville family updated with new engines, better brakes and more

Refined classics: Triumph Bonneville family updated with new engines, better brakes and more

Triumph have updated their modern classics range for 2021 with new engines, improved brakes and better suspension. Related articles on MCN 2021 Triumph Tiger 850 Sport review 2021 Triumph Speed...

Supercharged stealth bomber: First blacked-out Bimota Tesi H2 Carbon to arrive in the UK in March

Supercharged stealth bomber: First blacked-out Bimota Tesi H2 Carbon to arrive in the UK in March

Bimota’s supercharged Tesi H2 is receiving the Henry Ford treatment, with a blacked-out 'Carbon' edition arriving on UK shores in March.  Beneath the new livery lies the same hub-steering Italian...

Aprilia Tuono 660 fully unveiled in launch video

Aprilia Tuono 660 fully unveiled in launch video

Aprilia have officially unveiled their Tuono 660 model with a YouTube video (below) showing the £9700, 94bhp parallel-twin from all angles. Following in the footsteps of the RS660 sportsbike, which...

New dog, new tricks: The surprising new tech that makes the Ural Ranger tick

New dog, new tricks: The surprising new tech that makes the Ural Ranger tick

Ural have not only overhauled their Ranger sidecar outfit to meet all the latest emissions regulations but they’ve delivered a sidecar first: two-wheel drive for a left-handed rig. Related articles on...

Revised MV Agusta Dragster RR gets dash of practicality

Revised MV Agusta Dragster RR gets dash of practicality

MV Agusta have updated the bad boy of the range, the Dragster RR with a new engine, chassis and electronics suite to match the new Brutale. MV say the goal is to improve the comfort and riding...

Electric evolution: Damon update flagship HyperSport model

Electric evolution: Damon update flagship HyperSport model

Canadian electric bike firm Damon have given us another glimpse of their flagship Hypersport model. The bike shown appears to be the Premier edition complete with Öhlins suspension, Brembo brakes and...

Video: Aston Martin Brough Superior AMB 001 testing on track

Video: Aston Martin 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...

Magni Italia 01/01 pays a fitting tribute to the late Arturo Magni

Magni Italia 01/01 pays a fitting tribute to the late Arturo Magni

Magni motorcycles have unveiled a new MV Italia model that celebrates the life of their founder Arturo Magni. Before setting up Magni, Arturo worked at Gilera and MV Agusta where he was director of...

Even more Superior: Brough reveal exclusive tribute to racer and speed record pioneer

Even more Superior: Brough reveal exclusive tribute to racer and speed record pioneer

Revived historic British bike marque Brough Superior have come up with this new, even more special, ultra-limited edition version of their £60,000 SS100 V-twin. Related articles on MCN Brough work...

Slice of Cake for park rangers: Kalk AP helps tackle elephant poachers

Slice of Cake for park rangers: Kalk AP helps tackle elephant poachers

A super-light electric bike has been adapted to sneak up on poachers in Africa. Swedish firm Cake have built the 80kg Kalk AP (Anti-Poaching) to help rangers working to protect endangered...

2021 KTM 1290 Super Adventure gets super tech overhaul

2021 KTM 1290 Super Adventure gets super tech overhaul

KTM have upgraded their 1290 Super Adventure S making it smarter, easier to ride and cheaper to boot. The biggest tech jump for KTM is the addition of cruise control radar – so far the only brand to...

The speed of light: New Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS enters the super naked battle

The speed of light: New Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS enters the super naked battle

Triumph have gone back to the drawing board and produced the most powerful and fastest accelerating Speed Triple so far. Built to take on the latest crop of European super nakeds, the Speed Triple has...

Moto Guzzi unveil Centenario livery for V9 range

Moto Guzzi unveil Centenario livery for V9 range

The Moto Guzzi V9 Bobber is getting a special Centenario livery to celebrate the firm's 100th anniversary. The paintjob pays homage to the 8-cylinder and 350 Bialbero race bikes of the 1950s and...

CFMoto 300SR A2 sportsbike to hit dealers in April

CFMoto 300SR A2 sportsbike to hit dealers in April

Chinese brand CFMoto have officially unveiled their new 300SR A2 sportsbike and it’s due in dealers as soon as April 2021. Related articles on MCN Best A2 motorbikes How to pass your A2 motorbike...

Moto Guzzi update V85 TT range for centenary year

Moto Guzzi update V85 TT range for centenary year

Moto Guzzi are celebrating their 100th anniversary with a Centenario edition of the V85TT and V7 models. Both bikes get a livery reminiscent of the brand’s 8-cylinder and 350 Bialbero race bikes of...

Husqvarna update 701 Supermoto and Enduro for 2021 as LR model dropped

Husqvarna update 701 Supermoto and Enduro for 2021 as LR model dropped

Swedish firm, Husqvarna have updated their 701 Supermoto and Enduro ranges for 2021, announcing small updates to the dashboard and headlight design, a Euro5-friendly engine and a fresh price...

Bigger is better: Harley-Davidson unveil new 2021 range with Street Bob 114

Bigger is better: Harley-Davidson unveil new 2021 range with Street Bob 114

Harley-Davidson have given a cubic inch boost to their entry level big twin, upping the Street Bob from 107 ci (1753cc) to 114ci (1868cc). Related articles on MCN 2020 Harley-Davidson Road Glide...

More cubes, power and tech for 2021 KTM 890 Duke

More cubes, power and tech for 2021 KTM 890 Duke

KTM have transplanted the motor and much of the firepower from the 890 Duke R into the 790 Duke, creating a new standard 890 Duke and pouring even more petrol onto the middleweight class inferno in...

ZX-6R and Ninja H2 among Kawasaki's 2021 Euro5 casualties

ZX-6R and Ninja H2 among Kawasaki's 2021 Euro5 casualties

Kawasaki have confirmed that a number of models from across their line-up will not be updated for 2021 and Euro5 emissions rules.  Having released a statement late last year suggesting there were...

Sled with new sting: Hookie’s Scorpion kit customises Ducati Scrambler

Sled with new sting: Hookie’s Scorpion kit customises Ducati Scrambler

Motorcycle customisers Hookie Co have turned their attentions to the Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled creating the ‘Scorpion’ and if you like what they’ve done, you’ll be able to buy a kit to get the look...

The sound of Silence: European electric scooter brand hits the UK

The sound of Silence: European electric scooter brand hits the UK

Silence may not be a household name in the UK, but they’re one of Europe’s biggest electric scooter brands and now they’re launching an innovative four-model range over here. Related articles on...

Italian adventurer incoming: Aprilia Tuareg 660 spied in testing

Italian adventurer incoming: Aprilia Tuareg 660 spied in testing

The third entrant into Aprilia's 660 engine line-up is on the way, and it's an off-road-ready adventure bike called the Tuareg.  Back in autumn 2019, Aprilia presented the RS660 after several...

Low-capacity KTM Dukes get 2021 Euro5 refresh and new paint

Low-capacity KTM Dukes get 2021 Euro5 refresh and new paint

KTM have tweaked their learner-legal £4299 125 Duke and A2-licence compliant £4899 390 Duke for 2021, updating the single-cylinder engines in both bikes to meet the latest Euro5 emissions...

Twin TFTs and semi-active suspension for new Yamaha Tracer 9 and GT

Twin TFTs and semi-active suspension for new Yamaha Tracer 9 and GT

Hot on the heels of a revised MT-09 comes the 2021 Yamaha Tracer 9 and 9 GT – a pair of sports tourers powered by the same new triple. Now we've ridden it, read the 2021 Yamaha Tracer 9 review. If you...

Yamaha MT-09 SP is a naughtier naked with Öhlins upgrade and more for 2021

Yamaha MT-09 SP is a naughtier naked with Öhlins upgrade and more for 2021

The next step in Yamaha's 2021 new model offensive is an all-new MT-09 SP – a high-spec version of one of the market’s leading middleweight nakeds. We've now ridden this exciting new bike, so follow...

More firepower: Bullit Hero 250 unveiled

More firepower: Bullit Hero 250 unveiled

Trendy, small-capacity specialists, Bullit Motorcycles have announced a new 250cc version of their scrambler-styled Hero model. The Hero 250 has all the cool styling of its 125cc little brother but...

Meet your makers: Kawasaki revive Meguro brand that laid the foundation for their motorcycle business

Meet your makers: Kawasaki revive Meguro brand that laid the foundation for their motorcycle business

This is a Meguro K3 – a modern retro roadster based on the new(ish) Kawasaki W800. Although you could argue that the W800 is actually based on the Meguro/Kawasaki collaborative K, which was based on...