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Meet the Mutt Mastiff 125: a factory custom with adventure looks and accessible running costs

Meet the Mutt Mastiff 125: a factory custom with adventure looks and accessible running costs

Mutt have just released the Mastiff – a beefed up version of their super popular custom 125s. If you’re not familiar with Mutt they produce a range of small capacity, factory custom bikes that look as...

2019 BMW S1000RR: the story

2019 BMW S1000RR: the story

We've now had a chance to rate the 2019 BMW S1000RR on road, track, in rain and sunshine, and have had the opportunity to test it over several thousand miles in our long-term test review. BMW S1000RR...

BMW reveal Vision DC Roadster electric concept

BMW reveal Vision DC Roadster electric concept

BMW have unveiled the Vision DC Roadster – a naked electric concept bike that moves the electric boxer story on once again after the radical Vision Next 100 bike shown three years ago. This shock move...

Harley-Davidson look to break into Chinese market

Harley-Davidson look to break into Chinese market

Harley-Davidson announced the biggest shake-up in their recent history back in 2018, and they’re coming good on their promise to break into emerging bike markets with a new 338cc bike for the Chinese...

New Yamaha MT-07 spied in testing

New Yamaha MT-07 spied in testing

These spyshots show that Yamaha are planning to update its super-popular MT-07, which should see it catch up with a rapidly modernising competition. First released in 2014 the 689cc...

Triumph Rocket 3 TFC sold out in UK

Triumph Rocket 3 TFC sold out in UK

If you were hoping to get your name on the list for Triumph’s bold new incarnation of their Goliath 2500cc Rocket 3 TFC – then you’re already too late. Related: in-depth 2020 Triumph Rocket 3 review...

Hardcore KTM 790 Adventure R Rally revealed!

Hardcore KTM 790 Adventure R Rally revealed!

If you thought KTM’s excellent new middleweight adventure bike was nice, but not serious enough – even in R trim – then how about this new 790 Adventure R Rally edition? The range-topping new model is...

Enfield Bullet Trials price announced

Enfield Bullet Trials price announced

Royal Enfield have revealed the price for their new Bullet Trials Works Replica, which was first revealed in late May. Read more about the history of the Royal Enfield Bullet here The authentically...

Peugeot Pulsion 125: do you know of a smarter scooter?

Peugeot Pulsion 125: do you know of a smarter scooter?

Peugeot have revealed a new Pulsion 125 for 2019, and it has more tech than ever to try to push into a more premium sector of the scooter market. We can't think of a techier twist-and-go... What's new...

Honda reveal updated 2020 CRF range

Honda reveal updated 2020 CRF range

Honda have announced details of their 2020 CRF off-road and trail bike ranges, with updates including more power, upgraded chassis components and new colour kits. How about an electric CRF? Starting...

Details of Triumph Thruxton TFC confirmed

Details of Triumph Thruxton TFC confirmed

As well as unveiling the Rocket 3 TFC, Triumph have confirmed the final specs for the Thruxton TFC. Just like the Rocket, Triumph are making just 750 of the Thruxton TFC, which is a tuned and...

Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 Factory news, specs and launch date

Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 Factory news, specs and launch date

The Aprilia Tuono V4 is the pinnacle of super-naked factory street fighters – and yet the firm sells mere handfuls of them in the UK each year. Find out more about the Aprilia Tuono models...

Honda reveal CR-E MX concept electric bike

Honda reveal CR-E MX concept electric bike

Honda have unveiled an electric concept version of their CRF off-road bike at the Tokyo Motorcycle Show. It’s the first step towards electrification we’ve seen from the Japanese giant, although...

Norton reveals low-cost 650cc Atlas Nomad and Ranger

Norton reveals low-cost 650cc Atlas Nomad and Ranger

Norton have announced two new affordable models, the all-new Atlas Nomad (£9995) and Atlas Ranger (£11,995), which share a new 650cc parallel-twin engine, chassis and electronics package, but differ...

Zero to tackle Pikes Peak on SR/F electric streetfighter

Zero to tackle Pikes Peak on SR/F electric streetfighter

This year’s Pikes Peak will get another dose of whispering aggression with a handful of electric motorbikes whistling up the 156-corner 12.42-mile 'race to the clouds' at the end of June. As well as...

Suzuki Katana 2019 - the MCN guide and model history

Suzuki Katana 2019 - the MCN guide and model history

Suzuki have revealed their big, new, retro bruiser, the GSX-S1000-based Katana, will cost £11,399 when it arrives in dealers in late April. We've already ridden it on the launch, and now we're looking...

Piaggio reveals most powerful Vespa GTS ever

Piaggio reveals most powerful Vespa GTS ever

Piaggio have announced the first details of the 2019 Vespa GTS 300 HPE, which is the most powerful and fuel-efficient engine in the firm’s history, boasting peak power of 23.5bhp. More from...

Mutt Super 4 roadster celebrates 1970s Japanese classics

Mutt Super 4 roadster celebrates 1970s Japanese classics

Birmingham cool kids Mutt have made a name for themselves with an array of trendy, low-capacity machines that's seen them curry favour with the likes of James May and Tom Hardy and now they’ve...

Yamaha's 2019 Tracer 700GT explored

Yamaha's 2019 Tracer 700GT explored

Yamaha have revealed that their popular Tracer 700 will recieve the GT treatment for 2019, gaining an adjustable larger touring screen, roomy, comfortable padded seat and a set of...

Exploring Royal Enfield's stunning V-twin Concept KX

Exploring Royal Enfield's stunning V-twin Concept KX

Royal Enfield stunned the world in Milan by unveiling this Concept KX bobber - a modern re-imagining of a 1930s Royal Enfield model. They say the project was started to show the talents of their...

Bigger and better KTM RC390 spied in testing

Bigger and better KTM RC390 spied in testing

Spy shots show KTM are testing a new RC390 that should bring it bang up to date and put it on par with the 390 Duke. KTM updated the RC390 (for Euro4) fairly recently, but it was all a bit of a...

Husqvarna Svartpilen 701 | news, launch date and price

Husqvarna Svartpilen 701 | news, launch date and price

Husqvarna have confirmed that the new Svartpilen 701 model, revealed at EICMA 2018 in Milan, costs £8899. We've already ridden it, so click here for our review. According to their show press...

Pricing released for 2019 KTM 690 SMC R and Enduro models

Pricing released for 2019 KTM 690 SMC R and Enduro models

KTM have revealed the prices for their new 690 SMC R and 690 Enduro R, first shown at EICMA in Milan. The new bikes replace the models that were discontinued in 2017 and were shown alongside the KTM...

Exploring Honda's CRF450L Rally concept

Exploring Honda's CRF450L Rally concept

Honda have been whetting the appetite of their off-road centric fanbase with a stunning new CRF450L Rally concept bike, first revealed at the Eicma show in Milan earlier this month, before being...

Herald reveal Brute 500 concept at Motorcycle Live

Herald reveal Brute 500 concept at Motorcycle Live

Cambridgeshire-based small bike company Herald have revealed a new Brute 500 concept at Motorcycle Live, which aims to be the firm's first British-built motorcycle. The machine has been designed,...

Gladstone Motorcycles release new SE bobber

Gladstone Motorcycles release new SE bobber

Bespoke British brand Gladstone Motorcycles have unveiled a new model following their original Gladstone No.1 bobber, launched in 2013.  The new bike, dubbed the SE, is "a slightly lazier,...

Lexmoto Aspire offers cheap freedom to sixteeners

Lexmoto Aspire offers cheap freedom to sixteeners

Low-capacity motorcycle specialists, Lexmoto, have revealed a new four-speed, four-stroke 50cc motorcycle at Motorcycle Live, aimed squarely at 16-year-olds taking their first steps into two...

Fantic unveil hardcore Rally Caballero and electric version

Fantic unveil hardcore Rally Caballero and electric version

We loved the Fantic Caballero 250 Scrambler when we rode it and now they’ve unveiled an even more capable off-road version dubbed the ‘Rally’. Featuring longer travel (200mm) USD forks, which are...

Video: Kymco stuns world with SuperNEX electric superbike

Video: Kymco stuns world with SuperNEX electric superbike

Just months after unveiling their next-generation electric scooter, Kymco have dramatically upped the stakes and unveiled the SuperNEX – an electric superbike for a whole new generation. Kymco say...

Eicma 2018: Aprilia RSV4 RR gets new paint schemes and an optional track kit

Eicma 2018: Aprilia RSV4 RR gets new paint schemes and an optional track kit

Alongside introducing a new 1078cc RSV4 1100 Factory superbike at Eicma in Milan, Aprilia have also introduced updates to their RSV4 RR litre-superbike. Although the bike remains technically unchanged...

Eicma 2018: Benelli unveil 752S naked middleweight

Eicma 2018: Benelli unveil 752S naked middleweight

Benelli have unveiled an exciting new sporty naked middleweight at Eicma 2018 in Milan. The Benelli 752S uses a 750cc, liquid-cooled parallel-twin engine making 75bhp (the same as a Suzuki SV650X),...

Eicma 2018: Husqvarna unveil Vitpilen 701 Aero concept

Eicma 2018: Husqvarna unveil Vitpilen 701 Aero concept

Husqvarna have unveiled a new concept for a faired sporty single at EICMA 2018. The Husqvarna Vitpilen 701 Aero is a retro-inspired motorbike built around the firm’s Vitpilen 701...

Triumph Speed Twin: the story

Triumph Speed Twin: the story

When Triumph set out to develop their new Speed Twin the goal was to create a bike that combined the style of a modern classic with the performance and handling of a modern roadster. Also read:...

Eicma 2018: Husqvarna unveil EE 5 electric motorcycle

Eicma 2018: Husqvarna unveil EE 5 electric motorcycle

Husqvarna’s first electric motorbike will arrive at authorised dealers in the summer of 2019. The Husqvarna EE 5 is aimed at young riders and makes just shy of...

EICMA: BMW reveal C400GT scooter for 2019

EICMA: BMW reveal C400GT scooter for 2019

BMW have unveiled a new Gran Turismo middleweight scooter at EICMA 2018 in Milan. The BMW C400GT will sit alongside the BMW C400X as a long-range touring version of the popular scooter. Using the same...

Eicma 2018: BMW reveal new R1250R and RS

Eicma 2018: BMW reveal new R1250R and RS

As well as the new R1250GSA, BMW have just unveiled a new R1250R and RS, which are the naked and sport-touring versions of the flagship adventure machine. Read the full 2019-on BMW R1250GS review...