World exclusive: Ducati 999

Published: 01 July 2002

Be the first to see the bike the factory tried to hide. Inside the latest issue of MCN we reveal the new Ducati 999.

But we haven’t just got the one Ducati exclusive – we’ve also got the first pictures of the new 800ss, the first bike to debut the factory’s TS motor.

And you won’t want to miss our 600s test. We’ve taken the best-selling new sports middleweights and tested them on the track with new pipes, pads and sticky rubber.

There’s the first ride of the Ducati 998 Bostrom rep, CCM’s Dual Sport 644 and the first instalments of our Pan European and Buell Firebolt long term reports.

There’s the definitive guide to buying and owning Triumph’s Sprint ST, all the latest products and kit tested and rated including the best two-piece leathers.

Flick through to " The real rules of biking " for our guide on how to avoid every motorcycling faux pas, then if you’re looking for a way to put your new cool into practice we’ve got seven days of things to see and do in What’s On.

There are loads of reader offers like how to say yourself quids on ferries, breakdown cover and tickets to the British GP at MCN Donington Park.

There’s the world’s best sport reporting with every angle of the Dutch GP analysed, new revelations from the Foggy Petronas camp and news on who will join Neil Hodgson on the factory 999 in WSB in 2003.

And if you’re buying or selling a new or used motorcycle, you’ll find all the best deals in MCN BikeMart Weekly, FREE with MCN.

The new MCN, out Wednesday July 3. Don’t miss it.