November

Strike a pose...

Strike a pose...

Roughly the same pose our reporters achieve when propping up the bar... Discovered MCN Auctions? Click here.

HP2 enters Welsh rally

HP2 enters Welsh rally

BMW is entering its new HP2 enduro bike in the Hafren Rally in Wales with a two-man team. The rally takes place on a mixture of open hillside and forest tracks and is run along the same lines as an...

Gus auction raises £30K

Gus auction raises £30K

Over £30,000 raised at a benefit auction held on Sunday night (Nov 27) will be held in trust for 11 year-old Yasmin Scott, the daughter of motorcycle racer and journalist Ian ‘Gus’...

Yet another side-saddler

Yet another side-saddler

As much as the Milan show girls try to promote it, we're sure it will never come back in fashion... Discovered MCN Auctions? Click here.

Vote for TT racer

Vote for TT racer

You can make bike racer Maria Costello the BBC East Midlands Sports Personality of the Year. Voting has now started and Costello, the fastest woman around the Isle of Man TT circuit, and the first...

Talking Italian...

Talking Italian...

Yet another glimpse at one of the highlights of the Milan motorcycle show. Discovered MCN Auctions? Click here.

More Milan madams

More Milan madams

We're almost at the end of our Milan marathon... Discovered MCN Auctions? Click here.

Low-cut leathers

Low-cut leathers

The Batman neckline was all the rage this season.

More of a classic babe

More of a classic babe

Now that's a retro look we'd all be in favour of bringing back... Discovered MCN Auctions? Click here.

Gus Scott auction update

Gus Scott auction update

In a last-minute change, Chris Walker and Jamie Whitham will be among the stars attending the Gus Scott tribute auction on Saturday, November 27, in place of Neil Hodgson who is unfortunately unable...

Bid for Toseland's T-shirt

Bid for Toseland's T-shirt

Here’s your chance to land the shirt off 2004 WSB champion James Toseland’s back. The MCN T-shirt he sweated into while performing with his band Crash on MCN’s 50th birthday is now...

Damp start for Ducati

Damp start for Ducati

The Ducati GP team’s run of bad luck has continued with yet another day of testing disrupted by wet weather. The team’s previous test session in Valencia was abandoned to rain, and now...

Three in a row for Smith

Three in a row for Smith

British youngster Bradley Smith won the final round of the Spanish 125cc championship at the weekend, just missing out on the championship win by one point. The MotoGP Academy rider, who celebrated...

Gibernau ups the pace

Gibernau ups the pace

The Ducati GP team has had a much-improved second day of testing at Jerez, despite the cold weather, with Sete Gibernau setting the best lap. Loris Capirossi and new team-mate Gibernau spent the day...

Melandri tops 1st day

 Melandri tops 1st day

Early reports from the MotoGP testing session in Sepang have shown the Hondas dominating the first day with Marco Melandri setting the fastest time. Rain caused some delay in the morning but it soon...

Rossi takes control

Rossi takes control

Valentino Rossi has broken the Honda dominance of the Sepang MotoGP test. Rossi beat yesterday’s best time of 2:02.99, set by Marco Melandri, by 0.38 seconds riding the 2006 Yamaha M1. ...

Retro babe?

Retro babe?

Luckily they gave her 70's clothing, rather than getting a brolly girl in her 70's... Discovered MCN Auctions? Click here.

More Italian delicacies

We though you might like to see a bit more of the highlights at the Milan Bike Show. Discovered MCN Auctions? Click here.

Party with Boorman

Party with Boorman

BMW is hosting a send-off party for Charley Boorman and his Dakar rally team-mates in Lisbon, Portugal, on December 29 and it’s open to all. Tickets, which cost £45 each, are available...

A taste of Italy...

A taste of Italy...

Our intrepid reporters have returned from the Milan Bike Show with tales of stunning promo girls, so we though we should share them with you.... Discovered MCN Auctions? Click here.

Babe rides sidesaddle

Babe rides sidesaddle

Someone needs to explain that ladies are no longer required to ride sidesaddle... Discovered MCN Auctions? click here.

Knight wins Endurocross

Knight wins Endurocross

KTM Enduro Factory Team rider David Knight claimed victory at the second running of the Maxxis Endurocross in Las Vagas on Saturday (Nov 19) The newly crowned Enduro 3 world champion brought his...

A little overdressed?

A little overdressed?

Surely some sensible thermals would be a better choice at this time of year? Discovered MCN Auctions? Click here.

Hucklebridge to KX450F

Hucklebridge to KX450F

Mark Hucklebridge will ride the new Kawasaki KX450F in the MX1 and British Open championships next year. Hucklebridge, 27, won the 2001 UK Supercross Championship on a KX250, and will race in a...

21k at Dirt Bike Show

21k at Dirt Bike Show

The biggest-ever attendance for the Dirt Bike Show saw just under 21,000 people attend over three days. Big launches at the show included Aprilia with the V-twin RXV and SXV dirt bikes. Other...

Another sidesaddle babe

Another sidesaddle babe

It seems that the Italian girls all like riding sidesaddle... Discovered MCN Auctions? Click here.

Brit Supercross cancelled

Brit Supercross cancelled

The British Supercros Championship scheduled to run on November 26, December 3, and December 10, 2005, has been cancelled at the last minute due to poor ticket sales. The Auto Cycle Union received a...

Trio for Yamaha France

Trio for Yamaha France

Yamaha France will run a three-rider team in the 2006 World Superbike championship, with former Japanese 250cc champion Shinichi Nakatomi join returning riders Norick Abe and Sebastien Gimbert. ...

Rutter takes sixth Macau

Rutter takes sixth Macau

Michael Rutter has stormed to his sixth victory in the Macau GP, equalling the record set by Ron Halsam in 1987. Rutter lead the race from start to finish on his Red Bull Honda Fireblade more than 16...

Macau: Rutter fastest

Macau: Rutter fastest

Michael Rutter is on course to equal Ron Haslam’s record of six Macau GP wins after topping final qualifying on Friday (Nov 18) in fine and dry conditions. The race itself is on Saturday (Nov...

Yamaha test for Ellison

James Ellison will test a factory Yamaha YZR-M1 in Sepang at the multi-team MotoGP test beginning on November 28. The British rider’s future took a dramatic twist this week when he began negotiations about riding a full factory YZR-M1 in 2006 for the French-based Tech 3 squad on Dunlop tyres. MCN understands a deal is close to being clinched, and Ellison will then line-up on next...

Smith wins again in Spain

14-year-old British star-in-the-making - Bradley Smith - has bagged his second win in Spanish racing. The MotoGP Academy youngster claimed his second success in the Spanish 125cc Championship at the Ricardo Tormo track near Valencia last weekend. He celebrates his 15th birthday next week.

WCM to use KTM

WCM to use KTM

With the WCM team still waiting for the brand new Blata V6 engine to appear it seems they might be able to run the ditched KTM engine for some of next year. The Proton KR team ran the engine in 2005...

Check here out

Check here out

The marshalls had a great time trying to wave this chequered flag. Sell your kit for free on MCN Auctions

A little too close?

A little too close?

When we asked the pretty one to move closer, this wasn't exactly what we meant.... Discovered MCN Auctions? Click here.

Spanish chance for Brits

Spanish chance for Brits

British 125cc racers James Westmoreland and Dan Linfoot will ride for the Ajo Motorsport team in the final two rounds of the 125cc Spanish championship. The two spots are a reward for their...