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Liam Marsden  says:

New MCN June 13: Smart money superbikes

In this week's MCN, out June 13, are 1000cc sports bikes like the Suzuki GSX-R1000 and Yamaha R1 better on the road than electronics-laden bikes like the Ducati Panigale? We take them to the the Nurburgring to find out. Billy Joel reveals his secret love of BMW boxer twins. Plus we have the full inside story from Norton's return to the TT. Also...

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Sep 08

Posts: 498

new r1

i know mcn loves their engine format, which i agree is very cool and interesting, but it is far from practical, the old, say 2004 r1 was far better real world, but the latest r1, is far from comfortable

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Sep 09

Posts: 905

Rogerborg says:

Nurburgring is A road, not THE road

If you're going to do a track test, at least be honest about it.

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Apr 10

Posts: 22

Drzee says:



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Jul 10

Posts: 272

piroflip says:


What Norton?

It's about as much a Norton as the R1 and Midnight Star in my garage.




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Aug 08

Posts: 340

BadD0g says:


I actually just LOLd in the office... Are they better on the ROAD?! We take them to the NURBURGRING to find out!! I can only hope they're taking the journey there in to account aswell :)

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Jan 08

Posts: 285

steven.hood7 says:

Smart Money Spent....

On my 4th Fireblade and no jolly to the Nurburgring was needed!.

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Jun 06

Posts: 3

andyjonc says:

billy joel & occ

read the article about billy joel with interest. numerous references to his dislike of choppers. however, i remember watching an episode of american chopper where the guys at occ build him...a chopper! he seemed pretty pleased with it on the programme

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