2018

  • Expert guide to: £4000 rocket ships

    15 July 2018 by Neil Murray

    Expert guide to: £4000 rocket ships

    The fight to produce the fastest thing on two wheels peaked in the late 1990s and early noughties after which it cooled largely due to the Japanese manufacturers making a ‘gentleman’s agreement’ to...

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  • Expert guide to: £5k adventure bikes

    08 July 2018 by Neil Murray

    Expert guide to: £5k adventure bikes

    Adventure bikes are hugely popular now, partly because they are bought by 50-somethings who can’t contort themselves to fit sportsbikes, partly because of the Range Rover Effect (“I could take this...

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  • Expert guide to: Bargain Ducatis for sale

    01 July 2018 by MCN News

    Expert guide to: Bargain Ducatis for sale

    Who hasn't dreamt of owning a Ducati sportsbike? That glorious blood red paint, the booming desmo V-twin exhaust note and those gorgeous Italian supermodel looks. Ducatis had a reputation for being...

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  • Tempted by a Triumph Speed Triple?

    16 April 2018 by Jon Urry

    Tempted by a Triumph Speed Triple?

    This weekend, Triumph dealers all over the UK will be hosting TFEST, the annual celebration of Triumph’s new models. And the big news is that as well as the chance to view Triumph’s entire 2018 model...

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  • Bike of the day: Ducati Scrambler Icon

    06 March 2018 by Jon Urry

    Bike of the day: Ducati Scrambler Icon

    Why it's MCN’s pick: Ducati launched their Scrambler range in 2015, which means that they are now starting to appear in the used market. So, if you fancy a bit of retro flair this summer, now is a...

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  • Bike of the day: BMW F650GS

    05 March 2018 by Jon Urry

    Bike of the day: BMW F650GS

    Why it’s MCN’s pick: The BMW F650GS isn’t actually a 650cc bike. Oh no, it’s a 798cc parallel twin in much the same way that BMW’s all-new 2018 F750GS isn’t a 750 either, it’s 853cc. Confused? This...

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  • Revisited: The 2014 Yamaha MT-07

    03 March 2018 by Bruce Dunn

    Revisited: The 2014 Yamaha MT-07

    What we said then... ‘What a surprise the MT-07 is. It’s light, friendly, punchy, fast, frugal and more fun than it has a right to be. We reckon for everyday use and shorter-distance riding it’s...

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  • Enter for FREE to WIN great goodies

    24 January 2018 by MCN News Team

    Enter for FREE to WIN great goodies

    Here's our top pick of prizes up for grabs in our free to enter giveaways. It's simple to register, all you need to do is CLICK HERE and away you go. EDZ All Climate One Piece, £60 This all year...

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  • Buy Chinese, not custom bikes. Seriously.

    20 January 2018 by Neil Murray

    Buy Chinese, not custom bikes. Seriously.

    I’m very slowly modifying my opinion of Chinese bikes. There are still some horrible things out there, but if you go for some of the better-known brands, you can buy a decent machine for not much...

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