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23-time TT winner, John McGuinness, returns to the road racing scene for 2020 on the Quattro Plant Bournemouth Kawasaki
McGuinness confirms Kawasaki Isle of Man TT ride
2020 Triumph Street Triple S 660 revelaed
2020 Triumph Street Triple S revealed
It’s not often you catch a Grand Prix racer at home - it’s even rarer for one to let you in for a nose around. Thankfully for us Moto2 rider, Jake Dixon, did exactly that.
We spend the day with Moto2 star Jake Dixon
What’s the most stolen motorcycle?
What’s the most stolen motorcycle?

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  • Best-selling Benelli TRK502 shown with new aluminium swingarm in leaked pictures
    Benelli TRK502 updates in the pipeline
  • It’s another bumper year of new motorbikes! Here are the details of all the new or updated models for 2020, including those all-important prices.
    Your guide to all the new or updated bikes for 2020
  • Today sees once again what is traditionally one of the most spectacular auctions of classic motorcycles of the calendar year – the Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction by Bonhams.
    The 10 best bikes at this week’s huge Las Vegas motorcycle auction
  • Kawasaki prepping camera-based adaptive cruise control
    Kawasaki prepping camera-based adaptive cruise control
  • Full review of the new 2020 BMW F900R, the naked roadster that the Germans hope will win over buyers of Yamaha’s hugely successful MT-09…
    BMW F900R (2020) review: Can it beat the Yamaha MT-09?
  • Full review of the 2020 BMW F900XR – can this new parallel twin compete with the Yamaha Tracer 900 or Triumph Tiger 900. Price vs performance…
    BMW F900XR (2020) review: Better than the Tracer 900?
  • Aero, frame and electronic upgrades make the Panigale V4 easier to ride and with more confidence.
    Ducati Panigale V4S 2020 [ Review ]
  • Kawasaki Z650 (2020) - Review
    Kawasaki Z650 (2020) - Review
  • The roads aren’t all straight, riding in cities is easy, the locals are friendly and many more reasons to ride in the USA
    Nine myths busted about riding in America
  • We pick up his journey by sharing photos, comment and stories taken from his own blog as well as those which he shares with us on the occasions he’s got phone service.
    Nick Sanders World Ride – Moments #2
  • Front End Chatter podcast
    Front End Chatter - episode 108
  • Is the infrastructure ready for electric motorcycles? Are they really viable? A feasibility study asks whether bikes will ever have the range or charge time
    Are electric motorcycles really viable?
  • Keeping your motorcycle’s brakes in perfect working in order is vital to safe riding. Full guide to maintaining and rebuilding your motorbike brake calipers
    How to maintain and rebuild motorcycle brake calipers
  • It’s important to change your brake fluid regularly, so understanding how to bleed brakes is vital. Here we’ll also show you how to fit new braided lines…
    How to bleed motorcycle brakes and fit new braided lines
  • Can you repair the shock absorber on your motorcycle? Bike suspension can often be rebuilt for as-new performance; full review of K-Tech suspension service
    Can you repair a shock absorber? DIY motorcycle suspension
  • Are braided brake lines better than rubber? How long do they last, what makes a good hose and what should you watch for in cheap ones? Your questions answered
    Are braided brake lines better for your motorcycle?
  • How to buy your first classic bike
    What do the words in classic bike adverts really mean
  • Classic Review Laverda 750 | BikeSocial
    Laverda 750 SF (1971) – Classic Review
  • Classic bike review 1991 Yamaha TZR250R
    Yamaha TZR250R (1991) – Modern Classic Buying Guide
  • Top five classics to buy now while they are still affordable
    Top five classics to buy now while they are still affordable
  • Which bike is really the fastest and why the Watford Dakar Rally is the future
    To find out what is the fastest motorcycle we need is a new kind of race series
  • Research has shown that motorcyclists are less annoying than 86% of other road users, with elderly drivers, young men, lorries and taxis all more irritating
    Motorcyclists less annoying than 86% of other road users
  • Memories, experiences, launches and even just witnessing a build, what are BikeSocial’s Michael Mann’s best biking moments of 2019
    My Best Bikes of 2019 – Michael Mann
  • Charging Electric Bike
    Could this charging innovation be the moment electric bikes become viable?