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Ryuichi Kiyonari's HM Plant Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade
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Picture exclusive: Getting technical with British Superbikes

By Sarah Carnell -

First rides & tests

 30 October 2007 16:58

This week MCN brings you an exclusive road test on four of the best British Superbike motorcycles.

MCN's Senior road Tester Michael Neeves took to the track at Cadwell Park on champion Ryuichi Kiyonari's HM Plant Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade. He then road to Mallory Park to test Tommy Hill's Virgin Yamaha R1 before a trip to Brands Hatch for a taste of Cal Crutchlow's Rizla Suzuki GSX-R1000 and Michael Rutter's MSS Discovery Kawasaki ZX-10R.

These exclusive pictures will give you an insight in to what lies behind the fairings and other bits you can't see when these motorcycles are being raced.

Check out the full specifications of each motorcycle and read the full road test in this week's MCN, available from Wednesday, October 31, 2007.

To see a video of the British Superbikes test click here