2005

Limbering up...

Limbering up...

Toseland obviously needs to warm his hands up before the impending action... Discovered MCn Auctions? Click here.

Bennetts stick with BSB

Bennetts stick with BSB

Insurance company Bennetts will sponsor the British Superbike championship in 2006 for the second successive season. "We are delighted to continue as title sponsors. Bennetts, and all our...

A secret smile

A secret smile

It's amazing how a smile can brighten anyone's day... Discovered MCN Auctions? Click here.

Babe shampoo advert?

Babe shampoo advert?

We bet she takes two bottles into the shower... Discovered MCN Auctions? Click here.

TT licence amendment

TT licence amendment

An amendment has been made to the conditions of the new Isle of Man TT Circuit Licence, with the qualifying period for both the 2006 TT and 2006 Manx GP extended to 12 months. The full amended...

Stewart wins again

Stewart wins again

James Stewart has continued his dominant form in World Supercross with a second win from two rounds. Stewart again triumphed over off-road legend Ricky Carmichael at the B.C. Place Stadium in...

Look into her eyes

Look into her eyes

Our attempts to hypnotise her into coming with us for a few drinks backfired. First she fell asleep, then started believing she was a chicken. Discovered MCN Auctions? Click here.

Ladies: time to get dirty

Ladies: time to get dirty

BMW is offering an exclusive off-road course for the ladies. After a trial in 2005, BMW chief instructor Simon Pavey is ready to run a women-only session on April 23-24. You’ll be let loose on...

Positive test for Hodgson

Positive test for Hodgson

Neil Hodgson will be positive about the 2006 AMA Superbike season, finishing the first day of a three-day Dunlop tyre test fourth quickest. The test began at Daytona International Speedway on...

KTM's junior GP team

KTM's junior GP team

KTM will field a Junior Team in the 125cc GP championship in 2006, to run alongside the official works team of Mika Kallio and Julian Simon. The KTM Junior Team will consist of Austrian Michael...

Pons team loses Stoner

Pons team loses Stoner

Casey Stoner will ride a Honda RCV in 2006 - but not for the Sito Pons squad as expected. Stoner’s former Aprilia 250 boss Lucio Cecchinello confirmed late last night that he had secured a deal...

Davies wins BBC award

Davies wins BBC award

Chaz Davies has won the BBC Wales Sports Personality of the Year's award for young sportsmen and women. Davies shared the Carwyn James prize with teenage runner Non Stanford, at the ceremony in...

Supermoto titles decided

Supermoto titles decided

Christian Iddon has claimed the British SM1 Supermoto title at the final round of the 2005 championship, held at the Three Sisters track. The three championship favourites qualified with Iddon on...

Not particularly PC

Not particularly PC

His request for a laptop dance didn't go down very well.... Discovered MCN Auctions yet? Click here.

Sheene Run moves in 06

Sheene Run moves in 06

The 2006 Sheene Run has been switched from Rugby town centre to Oliver’s Mount, near Scarborough. And you can also join in a 1400-mile ride across Europe to remember the legend. The annual...

Rear end chatter

Rear end chatter

Ducati's ladies often inspired discussions of the bottom line... Discovered MCN AUctions yet? Click here.

No sharing here...

No sharing here...

And he didn't even offer her a sip of his drink.... Discovered MCN Auctions? Click here.

Winner takes it all

Winner takes it all

The Abba reunion didn't go well... Discovered MCN Auctions yet? Click here.

Benefit night for Britton

Benefit night for Britton

A benefit night to raise funds for the son of Irish roads racer Richard Britton is being held on the evening of Friday December 2 at the Fort Lodge Hotel in Eniskillen, Northern Ireland. Can't make...

Babe close-up...

Babe close-up...

We can't get this close in real life due to the myriad restraining orders. Disocovered MCN Auctions? Click here.

Tough One back for 06

Tough One back for 06

Britain’s best enduro, hare scramble and cross-country riders will go head to head for a £2500 prize fund at The Tough One 06 next month. Held on January 21 at Natmawr Quarry, near...

World Supercross begins

World Supercross begins

The first round of the 2006 World Supercross Championship took place in Toronto, Canada on Staurday, December 3, 2005, with Ricky Carmichael foced to settle for second behind James Stewart. Reigning...

Strike a pose...

Strike a pose...

One of this pair earns a living as a model...... Discovered MCN Auctions yet? Click here.

Aluminium pit bike

Aluminium pit bike

The 2006 White Knuckle Alu-Mini features an all new aluminium chassis to stand out and save weight. It also has a 125cc four-stroke motor, with a four-speed gearbox. Styling includes alloy components...

The laugh's on James

The laugh's on James

"No, I'm not joking... I think it really is stuck in my zip!" Discovered MCN Auctions? Click here.

Qatar WSB test begins

Qatar WSB test begins

Testing began on Sunday, December 4, 2005 for the World Superbike teams in Qatar. The three-day Pirelli tyre test at the Losail Circuit is an opportunity to test at the circuit which will open the...

Bayliss tops Qatar test

Bayliss tops Qatar test

Troy Bayliss posted the fastest time on the final day of the three-day World Superbike test at Losail in Qatar. The Xerox Ducati rider posted a time of 1:58.66 on Tuesday, December 6, at the track...

Corser quickest in Qatar

Corser quickest in Qatar

Troy Corser has continued to lead the unoffical times following the second of three days of testing at the Losail circuit in Qatar. The Australian reigning WSB champion finished fastest on the first...

Phillip Island revamp

Phillip Island revamp

A $300 million development of facilities at the Phillip Island track in Australia has been anounced. GP legend Mick Doohan attended the press conference to announce plans for a major upgrade and...

We ride Honda RCV

We ride Honda RCV

MCN road tester Michael Neeves is just back from riding Honda’s awesome 260bhp MotoGP bike in Sepang, Malaysia. Read his full report in MCN, out on Wednesday, December 6 and download the...

Award for Kallio

Award for Kallio

Finnish fans have shown their appreciation for MotoGP, by making 125cc KTM rider Mika Kallio the "Best Driver of the Year." A TV and print election saw Kallio ranked ahead of Formula 1 star...

Audio file: Biaggi in crisis

Audio file: Biaggi in crisis

MCN's award-winning MotoGP reporter Matthew Birt has broken yet another world exclusive in this week's issue of MCN (out Wednesday, December 7) - this time revealing the crisis facing Max Biaggi. ...

Now there's some hair...

Now there's some hair...

Only certain ladies can get away with big hair... Discovered MCN Auctions? Click here.

Loris fastest in Jerez

Loris fastest in Jerez

Ducati GP riders Loris Capirossi and new team-mate Sete Gibernau completed the final day of their three-day Jerez test in bitter cold with Capirossi putting in the fastest lap. The cold wind kept the...

Pedrosa tops final day

Pedrosa tops final day

MotoGP rookie Dani Pedrosa set the fastest lap on the final day of testing at Sepang despite awkward weather conditions. Intermittent rain made it difficult for riders to get out on track as it was...

Suzuki await new motor

Suzuki await new motor

Team Suzuki MotoGP say they are pleased with consistent results from their tests in Malaysia this week and are now looking forward to testing with a new engine after the seven week MotoGP test ban...