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Yamaha unveil 2020 Yamaha MT-03

Yamaha unveil 2020 Yamaha MT-03

Yamaha have unveiled an updated version of their A2 middleweight MT-03, featuring updates to the suspension and styling and a new LCD dash. The most obvious change is the new dual headlight that gives...

Arc enters administration, £90k Vector project in jeopardy

Arc enters administration, £90k Vector project in jeopardy

The company behind the Arc Vector electric motorcycle has run into financial trouble. Arc Vehicle Ltd entered administration on September 4, with administrators Leonard Curtis appointed to take charge...

Associated British Motorcycles reveal radical new 765 Moto2 racer

Associated British Motorcycles reveal radical new 765 Moto2 racer

Legendary builder Tony Scott turns his hand to the new Triumph 765 There’s a brand new 765 Moto2 weapon on track but it’s not rolled out of the Triumph factory – it’s actually the brainchild of...

Ducati Monster 1200 S gains 'Black on Black' livery

Ducati Monster 1200 S gains 'Black on Black' livery

Ducati’s Monster 1200 S will sport a new 'Black on Black' livery for 2020, combining strips of matt and gloss black paint alongside streaks of red to create a new understated design to sit alongside...

2020 Indians get new Thunder Stroke 116 engine plus new tech

2020 Indians get new Thunder Stroke 116 engine plus new tech

Indian have unveiled a host of updates for their 'heavyweight' models including the massive new Thunder Stroke 116 engine. The real star of the show is the new Roadmaster Dark Horse, which effective...

Ducati Panigale V4 25° Anniversario 916 to be auctioned for Carlin Dunne Foundation

Ducati Panigale V4 25° Anniversario 916 to be auctioned for Carlin Dunne Foundation

Ducati will auction a Panigale V4 25° Anniversario 916 in support of the Carlin Dunne Foundation, which was set up in the road racer’s name following his death at the 2019 Pikes Peak races. Ducati...

Yamaha reveal all-new WR250F for 2020

Yamaha reveal all-new WR250F for 2020

Yamaha have revealed their most powerful WR250F enduro to date, complete with a YZ250F motocross-derived engine, new chassis and revised suspension.  Now in its twentieth year of production, this...

Indian reveal Scout Bobber Twenty

Indian reveal Scout Bobber Twenty

Indian have unveiled the Scout Bobber Twenty and the Scout 100th Anniversary to celebrate the centenary milestone of the iconic American cruiser. Alongside the announcement of the two new models,...

Triumph Daytona Moto2 765 engine tech explained

Triumph Daytona Moto2 765 engine tech explained

Triumph have revealed the full details of their long-awaited Daytona Moto2 765 Limited Edition, which is the Hinckley-based firm’s most advanced sportsbike to date. Full review: We've ridden the...

Limited edition Norton Dominator Street unveiled

Limited edition Norton Dominator Street unveiled

Norton Motorcycles are to build 50 dramatic-looking Dominator Street machines after feedback from fans of the British firm and are appealing for £5m of investment as it gears up to build more new...

Prototype of new Royal Enfield 500cc single spied testing

Prototype of new Royal Enfield 500cc single spied testing

Spy pictures have emerged of a Royal Enfield testing a brand new version of their classic Bullet single. Read more about the history of the Royal Enfield Bullet here The Bullet is the mainstay of...

131mph wheelie on Indian FTR1200S

131mph wheelie on Indian FTR1200S

American Rider, Cecil ‘Bubba’ Myers set several production speed records at the World Wheelie Championships riding an Indian FTR1200S across the weekend of August 17-18, 2019. He first managed to...

Harley-Davidson Low Rider S to return for 2020

Harley-Davidson Low Rider S to return for 2020

The lean, mean, burnout machine is back. When Harley-Davidson launched the Low Rider S in 2016 with its Screamin’ Eagle tuned 110 engine, it was an instant hit. But it was only in the range for two...

Curtiss Zeus 8 officially official, will enter production in 2020

Curtiss Zeus 8 officially official, will enter production in 2020

The mad-looking electric motorcycle above is the Curtiss Zeus 8 - a production version of the V8 Hera concept that's set to go into production for 2020. Thanks to a collaboration with Fast Radius, a...

Triumph Rocket 3 2020: the story

Triumph Rocket 3 2020: the story

The new Triumph Rocket 3 is a big beast with its massive 2.5-litre engine dwarfing most car motors, but under the skin of that power-packed hunk of metal lies lots of tech. Our test team has ridden...

Sur-ron LBX electric cross-over is a winner

Sur-ron LBX electric cross-over is a winner

The new electric Sur-ron LBX is the two-wheeled equivalent of the missing link, effectively bridging the gap between bicycles and motorcycles. It’s more like a lightweight motorbike than a big...

Production begins on MV Agusta Brutale 1000 Serie Oro

Production begins on MV Agusta Brutale 1000 Serie Oro

Production has begun on the MV Agusta Brutale 1000 Serie Oro, with bikes set to be delivered to customers in October 2019. Limited to just 300 units and priced at around £39,448 (€42,990), the bike is...

German firm launch KTM 790 Duke powered GP2R racer

German firm launch KTM 790 Duke powered GP2R racer

German specialist race bike builders Krämer Motorcycles have revealed that their latest GP2R machine, which uses KTM’s parallel-twin 790 Duke engine within an all-new trellis frame, will be available...

Čezeta electric scooter revives Cold War classic - MCN reviews it

Čezeta electric scooter revives Cold War classic - MCN reviews it

This unique mix of Cold War design and 21st-century technology is the Čezeta 506/02. It’s an electric scooter built around the lines, the looks and the legacy of the original Čezeta, made from 1957...

BMW unveil R nineT /5 tribute

BMW unveil R nineT /5 tribute

BMW have unveiled an R nineT anniversary model in tribute to the /5 series models of the late 60s. The R nineT /5 uses the firm’s popular R nineT model as a base and features a raft of classy touches...

MV Agusta Dragster RC Shining Gold is a one-off special

MV Agusta Dragster RC Shining Gold is a one-off special

MV Agusta have confirmed that just one Dragster 800 RC Shining Gold special edition will be produced, with the only model already delivered to the customer. Featuring a gold effect livery,...

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...