Mugen

  • Electric TT winners Mugen gears up to hit the dirt

    Electric TT winners Mugen gears up to hit the dirt

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    Mugen has dominated the Isle of Man’s electric Zero TT around the infamous 37.72-mile-long Mountain Course in recent years – and now the Japanese tuning specialist and electric motorcycle manufacturer is preparing to get involved in another type of racing: Enduro. It’ll be competing in the brand-new FIM E-Xplorer World Cup which will be running…

  • Mugen unveils NEW Isle of Man TT electric RACER.

    Mugen unveils NEW Isle of Man TT electric RACER.

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    Fresh from the Tokyo Motorcycle Show, here’s a look at Mugen’s next generation Shinden superbike ahead of the 2019 Isle of Man TT. The Mugen Shinden Hachi is the eighth version of Mugen’s Shinden electric superbike (hachi means eight in Japanese) – and although it’s not dramatically different to the previous model, Mugen has announced…

  • IOM TT 2018: Rutter smashes 121mph barrier in TT Zero single lapper

    IOM TT 2018: Rutter smashes 121mph barrier in TT Zero single lapper

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      Just seven runners headed out for the electric-powered TT Zero race at TT 2018 but despite the lack of competitor interest, the record smashing continued in the single lapper. Right from the start of the race, it looked good to bother the history books. On the run to Ballaugh Michael Rutter on the Mugen…

  • IOM TT 2018: Hickman tops superbike session with PB lap

    IOM TT 2018: Hickman tops superbike session with PB lap

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    Hickman tops superbike session with PB lap. • Dave Johnson quickest in Superstock • Lintin tops Supersport board • Birchalls clock week’s fastest in the Sidecars Thursday evening’s qualifying session at the 2018 Isle of Man TT Races, fuelled by Monster Energy, saw Peter Hickman post the evening’s fastest time in the Superbike class with…

  • Gorgeous! Mugen MRV1400 illustration appears in Japan

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    CHECK out this amazing illustration from our Japanese friends at YoungMachine – the magazine has shown its version of the MVR1400 cruiser which is heading our way in 2020. The drawing is based on a concept four-valve OHV air-cooled V-twin, 1400cc motor that was unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show earlier this year. Based on…

  • BREAKING NEWS: John McGuinness pulls out of ALL RACES at this year’s Isle of Man TT event (according to Japanese race team MUGEN)

    BREAKING NEWS: John McGuinness pulls out of ALL RACES at this year’s Isle of Man TT event (according to Japanese race team MUGEN)

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    IT’S not exactly a shock, but if what has been written in a press release put out by Mugen, the makers of the TT Zero electric race bike that McGuinness is due to compete on this year at the TT, then John McGuinness has now made the decision to NOT ride in any race at…

  • Mugen unveils its latest electric superbike – ahead of the 2018 TT

    Mugen unveils its latest electric superbike – ahead of the 2018 TT

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    Team Mugen has confirmed it’ll be competing in the 2018 TT Zero races – with Bruce Anstey, John McGuinness and Lee Johnston riding its all-new Shinden NANA. The Japan-based bike builders have dominated the Zero TT over the past few years – and 2018 is sure to be no different, with Mugen fielding a (very…

  • VIDEO: John McGuinness and Lee Johnston to ride the Mugen at this year’s Zero TT

    VIDEO: John McGuinness and Lee Johnston to ride the Mugen at this year’s Zero TT

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    We were at GhostBikes Grand Opening over the weekend – and during a Q&A with John McGuinness and Lee Johnston, the lads let slip that they’re going to be riding the Mugen at this year’s Zero TT. It’s not a surprise that McGuinness is back on the Mugen for 2018 – but the big news…

  • TT 2017: Bruce Anstey blasts to Zero TT win

    TT 2017: Bruce Anstey blasts to Zero TT win

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    Bruce Anstey has stormed the Isle of Man Zero TT race, finishing 41 seconds faster than his Mugen teammate Guy Martin – while Daley Mathison finished in third. Bruce Anstey set off quickly, and by Glen Helen had put 10.7 seconds between himself and his second place teammate, Guy Martin – and by Bungalow, Anstey…

  • TT 2017: Guy Martin will not race today’s Senior TT

    TT 2017: Guy Martin will not race today’s Senior TT

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    Guy Martin and Honda Racing will not participate in today’s six-lap Senior TT, after a tumultuous forthnight on the Isle of Man, in which poor weather has limited on-track action. In a statement released by Honda Racing, Guy Martin said: ‘I came back to the TT this year to race and try to win with…

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