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Honda to Showcase New 2021 Model Line-up at Motorcycle Live Online Before Sponsoring Armchair Adventure Festival
Honda exhibits 2021 model line-up at first Motorcycle Live Online – major updates to Adventure, Street and Scooter line-ups to be shown.
Official updates to a further seven Honda models span the worlds of European commuting, adventure and roadster!
It’s been quite a different winter period for Olympic hopeful Ryan Martin as he prepares for another season of BMX racing.
Suzuki’s GSX-R125 has won the 2020 Freetech Endurance Championship, with victory in the final round; a six-hour race at Mallory Park.
Suzuki has launched a new variant of its V-Strom 1050, with a V-Strom 1050XT Tour packing extra capacity for adventure.
New name for 2021 for Honda’s fun-focussed mini-bike – the MSX125 Grom2kW from new 2021 engine, now with 5 speed gearboxNew design with quick-release bodywork that promotes adaptability and customisationThe Honda MSX125 returns for 2021 with a new name - the MSX125...
Upgrade to Electric with our Summer Offer and receive a £900 credit when you upgrade to a Zero SR/F or SR/S until September 30th 2020.
Honda UK Motorcycles Promotes Socially-Distanced Transport with Launch of Back to Work Package Offering Up to £1,000 Savings
Honda UK Motorcycles promotes socially-distanced transport with launch of Back to Work package offering up to £1,000 savings.
At the moment the country is in lock-down and the world as we know it has almost come to a halt. But soon lock-down measures will ease, social distancing will still be a priority, but we’ll be encouraged to go back to work. The result of this will see a massive surge...
Yamaha has decided to extend by three months all Factory Warranties and Official Extended Warranties that have expired or are due to expire between 1st March and 31st May 2020.
Maidstone Honda will supply 20 Honda PCX scooters to support NHS Volunteer Responders with pharmaceutical deliveries in the local community, answering the nation-wide call to help the NHS help us amidst the pandemic.
Honda’s brotherly duo Andrew and Glenn Irwin, swapped circuits for the roads during the off-season to successfully pass their motorcycle tests.
In 2018 Honda’s Forza 300 scooter was completely reborn in lightweight, compact, sporty form, with an enhanced specification including electrically adjustable screen, full LED lighting and optional 45-litre Smart Key-linked top box.
Suzuki has announced its winter offers, which run until the end of March 2020 and include 0% APR finance on a number of key models in its current on-road range, plus £500 off its 125cc motorcycles.
Suzuki’s restoration of two Barry Sheene machines; a DAF Trucks-sponsored 1984 Harris-framed XR45 RG500 and a special XR23A 652cc big bore RG500, has been voted best manufacturer feature of the 2019 edition of Motorcycle Live – the third consecutive win for this particular award for Suzuki.
Honda UK and Nottingham Trent University setup exhibition to gauge student attitudes towards motorcycles and riding.
Seventy years after the first Dream D-Type rolled out of the factory in 1949, Honda are today celebrating their 70th anniversary of motorcycle production having produced 400 million units world-wide.
Motorcycle repairs are an unavoidable part of owning a motorbike. In fact, motorbike repairs help to keep your bike newer for longer.
For 2020 Yamaha introduce its sportiest and most powerful model in the 20-year history of the Sport Scooter segment.
The annual motorcycle MOT is a legal requirement and essential for keeping you safe on the road. CMG provides fully comprehensive motorbike MOT services.
Suzuki has displayed new colours for its 2020 model range at Motorcycle Live, which is currently taking place at Birmingham’s NEC.
In one week’s time the doors will open to Motorcycle Live 2019. Here’s why you should visit the blue stand.
One of Europe’s most popular scooters – and the market leader in 2018, with nearly 19,000 units sold – is practically a brand-new machine for 2020. Sleek, restyled bodywork and a redesigned frame bring over 50% more storage space; revised rear geometry makes for a more comfortable ride. The new four-valve engine accelerates faster, is quicker at the top-end and returns greater fuel efficiency. It’s also EURO5 compliant and Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC) is now a standard fit.
Suzuki’s winter wonder campaign will see £1,000 knocked off the RRP of a number of models in the Japanese manufacturer’s range, while some also benefit from added low-rate finance and other customer saving incentives.
New Tricity 300. The Best Move in Town. The company is now ready to revitalise the Urban Mobility segment with the new Tricity 300.
Honda CB500X and Super Cub C125 motorcycles take the spoils in their respective categories at the MCN Bike of the Year Awards 2019.
Yamaha introduces the all-new 2020 MT-125. Equipped with a new high-tech engine that offers even more thrilling performance!
Prolong the life of your bike with regular motorcycle servicing and scooter servicing. See how motorbike services enhance the performance of your ride.
14 months and 37,000 miles on his 2013 Suzuki V-Strom 650, the result of Tim and his wife leaving their jobs behind and seeing the world while they could still get their leg over a bike.
Buildbase Suzuki’s Richard Cooper has claimed the 2019 National Superstock 1000 Championship crown, with a brace of victories aboard his GSX-R1000R this weekend at Oulton Park.
After passing his CBT in January, Stacie Lewis chose the GSX-R125 to be his first bike. Since then he’s managed to put over 10,000 miles on the clock and the little 125 has even attended several biking events.
Suzuki has shown its new colour options for the 2020 SV650 and Address scooter, which are available from UK dealerships this month.
Tudded Lineup of Instructors: Rins Heads a Star-Studded Lineup of Instructors at Silverstone for Suzuki Taster Zone
Away from the racing at Silverstone for last weekend’s British Grand Prix – which saw Team Suzuki Ecstar’s Alex Rins claim victory – Suzuki was lending a helping hand to new riders and those looking to get onto two wheels for the first time with a star-studded lineup of instructors passing on some of their own hints and tips.
There are lots of ways you can own your own motorcycle without having to pay the total amount upfront. Find out how you can own a motorcycle of your dreams.
Suzuki has launched a new summer incentive, rewarding anyone that takes a test ride on selected models with £500 off the RRP when they go on to purchase.
The SV650 was first introduced in 1999 as an affordable-but-fun middleweight, available either naked or half-faired. No one, not even Suzuki, could have imagined the cult appeal the bike would develop.
Suzuki has announced an enhanced 0% APR Representative finance offer on the award-winning and race-proven GSX-R1000R plus the entry-level GSX-R125.
Suzuki has announced the details of its summer low rate finance offer, which gives customers the ability to tailor a finance package to their needs.
With a wealth of collective motorsport experience behind them, four racers completed their Compulsory Bike Training with the Honda School of Motorcycling.
Buyers of V-Strom 1000 and V-Strom 650 and 650XT models between 1 July and 30 September will get finance offer and enjoy £500 worth of free accessories.
AMA-professional racer Cory West takes on 019 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on June 30 on Zero SR/F Motorcycle.
Adventurers The Turner Twins complete latest expedition using Zero DSR electric motorcycles to Spain’s Pole of Inacccessibility.
Suzuki will showcase its adventure and off-road ranges at the inaugural Adventure Bike Rider Festival, which takes place from 12-14 July.
It’s been a busy start to the summer period for Olympic hopeful Declan Brooks, as he continues to compete in qualification events for next year’s games. But in between has still found time to get out on his SV650.
Honda Motor Europe this week returns to the Wheels & Waves festival on this, its 8th edition, to celebrate 50 years of Honda’s inline-four heritage, since the seminal CB750 first went on sale in 1969.
A Yamaha ATV (All Terrain Vehicle) for whatever you do, wherever you go. Work, leisure, sport. And more. More than any other manufacturer, Yamaha is…
Suzuki’s much-awaited new KATANA has landed in showrooms and has been launched with not only a stylish Samurai accessory pack but also a special low-rate finance offer of 4.9% APR Representative for a limited time only, from today (May 31) until 30 June 2019.
The five Yamaha VR46 Master Camp riders met the seventh edition’s second-day challenges head-on. They returned to the VR46 Motor Ranch in the morning and had a match-off against Andrea Migno and Niccolò Antonelli at the Autodromo di Modena on brand new Yamaha YZF-R3s in the afternoon.
Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. and the VR46 Riders Academy are all set to return with a renewed Yamaha VR46 Master Camp in May. The seventh edition rider line-up includes both fresh faces and the programme’s first female participant, as Yamaha Motor Europe N.
Honda scooped two awards at the 2019 Honest John Kit Awards courtesy of the Monkey and PCX125.
Richard Cooper wins race, the Buildbase Suzuki rider victorious in the opening National Superstock 1000 race of the year onboard his GSX-R1000R.
If you can’t afford to buy your bike outright, you might be wondering what motorcycle finance options there are. Here is a motorbike finance guide to help.
Honda UK Adventure Month commences on April 5 2019 to celebrate the brand’s Adventure model family. Until May 6, offers across this range of motorcycles will make the likes of Africa Twins more enticing than ever. Better yet, any Honda customer purchasing an Adventure...
Buildbase Suzuki’s Bradley Ray will be joining the crowds at Haslemere Motorcycles on April 6, as the Hampshire-based dealership throws the doors wide for its spring open day.
Suzuki’s widely-regarded finance offer – which gives customers the ability to choose either a two, three, or four year agreement with an APR to match, plus the option of deciding between a PCP or Hire Purchase deal – will continue this spring, with new models now included in the campaign.
The GSX-R125 has joined the range-topping GSX-R1000R on Suzuki’s 0% APR finance offer, and is now available for £60 per month (plus optional final payment) with a minimum deposit of just £500.
Yamaha Motor Co. announced that its flagship Leaning Multi-Wheel NIKEN has been chosen as the “Best of the Best” in the globally-renowned Red Dot Award: Product Design 2019 competition.
Our motorbike finance can help you afford your dream bike. Here we explain our three motorcycle finance options, to help you to choose the most suitable.
To celebrate the launch of Yamaha Motor UK’s new racing channels on social media, @YamahaRacing, we’re giving away a 2019 PW50 to one lucky winner!
Suzuki has launched a massive March sale on its Genuine accessory range with up to 35% off the most popular items, making it even easier for owners to add a personal touch to their machine this spring.The offer applies to a host of items that fit a variety of...
When creating your delivery motorcycles fleet you might be unsure if you should hire delivery motorcycles, or buy delivery motorcycles fleet.
More popular than cars are motorbikes for delivery companies. A delivery motorcycle has far more benefits, as does a delivery motorcycle fleet.
If you need a delivery fleet, why not consider hiring delivery motorcycles and/or delivery scooters? Here is a guide to delivery motorcycle hire.
Suzuki successfully raised over £4,000 for charity at Motorcycle Live, which took place from 17-25 November at Birmingham’s NEC.
Wow finally got the shop back to normal after a great event at CMG we had on show forthcoming products for 2019!
Suzuki is currently offering savings of up to 45% on its genuine accessory heated grips, helping riders that are braving the cold stay warmer this winter.
In the build-up to Motorcycle Live, Honda has revealed the displays, features and exhibits which will constitute its vast presence at the UK’s largest motorcycle exhibition.
If you’re new to biking, you might be wondering what motorcycle clothing and motorbike accessories you need. This motorcycle wear guide should help you.
Motorcycle security & scooter security: tips on how to secure your motorbike/secure your scooter both at home and on the road. Be motorbike security smart.
Provisional 2019 MotoGP calendar released!
The provisional 2019 calendar has now been released and you can check it out below!
Do you dread having your motorcycle MOT? You don’t have to anymore. Here are some tips to help you to pass your next motorbike MOT first time!
Honda wins two Auto Trader Best Bike 2018 awards, GL1800 Gold Wing wins best tourer and X-ADV wins best scooter
Honda has scooped two awards from the coveted Auto Trader Best Bike Awards 2018.
The GL1800 Gold Wing is Honda’s flagship premium tourer and was the undeniable favourite with judges this year winning the title of “Best Tourer”.
Buildbase Suzuki’s Bradley Ray and Billy McConnell took three podium finishes between them at Cadwell Park, at round eight of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship.
Motorcycle Maintenance: Here are 10 motorcycle repair jobs that anyone who is enthusiastic about maintaining a motorcycle or repairing a motorcycle can do.
At Chelsea Motorcycles we understand that you want the best for your motorbike. The performance of your bike is greatly dependent on you maintaining your motorcycle. This includes making repairs and undertaking preventative maintenance. Unfortunately, buying new parts...
Monkey Bike will be available from £3699 in Honda Motorcycle dealerships across the UK or on PCP for £65 a month. Contents: 1. Introduction 2. Model overview 3. Monkey milestones 4. Technical specifications 1. Introduction The Honda Monkey bike is perhaps most widely...
Billy McConnell finished on the podium onboard his GSX-R1000 in the first National Superstock 1000 race at Knockhill for round five of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship, the Australian’s second place finish the highlight of a tough weekend for the Buildbase Suzuki team.
The four Yamaha R3 bLU cRU Challenge riders were all fully involved in what was a spectacular race during Round 6 of the 2018 FIM Supersport 300 World Championship at the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli this weekend.
The Yamaha R3 bLU cRU Challenge rider Galang Hendra Pratama dominated the opening day in Misano at Round 6 of the 2018 FIM Supersport 300 World Championship.
Despite spending his weekends hustling a GSX-R1000 superbike around the likes of Brands Hatch and Donington Park, British Superbike star Bradley Ray has taken the first step in obtaining his motorcycle licence, passing his CBT this week on a GSX-R125.
Suzuki has extended its offer of £500 off all new GSX-R125’s and GSX-S125’s sold until the end of July, as the brand continues its push to attract those new to motorcycling with affordable and efficient transport. Recruiting new riders has been a key focus for the...
Following on from Galang Hendra Pratama’s stunning victory in Brno, the Yamaha R3 bLU cRU Challenge riders march on to Misano for Round 6 of the 2018 FIM Supersport 300 World Championship this weekend.
Suzuki has announced an extension to its low rate finance offers across its 2018 model lineup, together with its range of small capacity machines including the new GSX-R125.
Honda Motorcycles UK has joined forces with Datatool in the first partnership of its kind to offer tracking equipment fitted free-of-charge to riders of every single on-road Honda motorcycle.
Suzuki has announced its official range of accessories for the Burgman 400, with options for additional storage space and protection from the elements.
Brad Ray will join the famous Yoshimura Suzuki team for the iconic Suzuka 8 hour endurance race on July 29. First hosted in 1978…
From July 1 to September 30, Suzuki will be offering 0% APR representative finance on its V-Strom 650 and 1000 models, allowing adventures to go further for less on the versatile V-twins.
Gordon Stuart, the man set to take on the Dalton Highway aboard his V-Strom 1000XT as part of a 14,000 mile round trip to raise money for charity, has had to make the difficult decision to postpone his Arctic adventure.
The Green Transport Expo, hosted at Cambridge Science Park, encourages employees that work in the vicinity to choose more sustainable and environmentally friendly forms of transport to get to work, with Suzuki GB attending to extol the virtues of commuting via...
Buildbase Suzuki’s Billy McConnell extended his series lead in the Pirelli National Superstock 1000 Championship after finishing second on his GSX-R1000 at Snetterton. In the Bennetts British Superbike Championship Richard Cooper took a 10th and a seventh, as Bradley...
Suzuki has launched two new accessory packs that can save customers up to £250, with a new sports pack available for the award-winning GSX-R1000R and GSX-R1000, while SV650 owners can add café street pack style to the middleweight naked. The sport pack for both the...
Yamaha Racing’s bLU cRU star Galang Hendra Pratama wrapped up his Brno race weekend in supreme style yesterday, ending a weekend of dominant form for the Yamaha Pata | Semakin di Depan | Biblion Motoxracing Team with a stunning victory on the YZF-R3. The race itself...
No, not socks, ties, and hats (although you can get them, too, at http://stores.ebay.co.uk/Suzuki-Bikes-UK-Official), accessories for yours or your father’s pride and joy. With Father’s Day just around the corner, there’s no better time to browse the extensive range...
Suzuki is offering a £500 saving on all new GSX-R and GSX-S125s sold in June, as the brand continues its drive to make it more affordable for new riders to get on two wheels. Recruiting new riders has been a key focus for the Japanese firm, which recently enticed...
The Yamaha R3 bLU cRU Challenge riders ready to return to action at Round 5 of the 2018 FIM Supersport 300 World Championship at Brno this weekend. Indonesian sensation Galang Hendra Pratama leads the way in the challenge and is 12th in the overall standings with 18...
Get Father’s Day sorted with Suzuki, with the manufacturer’s newly-launched range of clothing and merchandise the ideal go-to for this year’s gift. With a clothing collection boasting new t-shirts and hoodies as well as leather jackets and even business wear, and...
The best thing you can do is get into the habit of checking your motorcycle over regularly, once a week is ideal. The first thing you need to look at during your motorbike maintenance, are the basics, these include: Engine oil: by this we mean check that the level is...
Honda’s segment-leading sports/GT 2018 Honda Forza 125 scooter maintains its rapid upward trajectory, receiving a thorough-going restyle, plus electrically adjustable screen, LED indicators, new instrumentation, two all-new colour options. increased underseat storage...
Bradley Ray and the Buildbase Suzuki team enjoyed a positive wildcard appearance in this weekend’s World Superbike round at Donington Park, utilising the experience to gain more track time and improve the GSX-R1000 superbike, and coming away with a some world...
The five Yamaha R3 bLU cRU Challenge riders gave it their all for Round 4 of the 2018 FIM Supersport 300 World Championship at Donington Park this weekend with Galang Hendra Pratama leading the Yamaha charge. The 19-year-old Indonesian was the stand out rider once...